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Life 
                    Magazine January 5, 1962Life Magazine January 5, 1962 : Cover - Lucille Ball - Great cover!

Is the U.N. useless? Charities - plain and fancy. Lucy is back! Half page Ford Falcon ad with Peanuts comic strip at the top, Charlie Brown and Linus. Peace Corps feature: Tom Whalen of Detroit in Colombia, Elaine Gilvear of Philadelphia in Philippines, Steve McWilliams of Aurora Colorado in Ghana, Rachel Ann Schauffler of Fredonia New York in Pakistan, more. Eisenhowers and their grandkids at Disneyland. Jimmy and Margie Durante  adopt baby girl. Joseph Kennedy in hospital. Paris riot over Algeria. An Atomic blast for peace - project Gnome near Carlsbad, New Mexico. Great six pages of rhyme and illustrations for new version of Edward Lear's "Owl and the Pussycat," illustrations by William Pene du Bois. Charity in the US, helping out John Regan family in Zwingle, Iowa and the Imperial Ball in New York City. Young Bobby Allen wins Nassau midget auto races. William Letters - hero. Six pages of backstage photos as Julie Andrews and Lucille Ball prepare for new TV blockbusters. Plastic octopus helps repair engines of B-52 H aircraft. Full page LIFE ad with quotes from famous faces in the "lively arts," John Wayne, Arlene Francis, Boris Karloff, more. 1.0
Fair (Generally Good, but cover is a bit worn) - $18 buy now

Life Magazine January 
                    12, 1962Life Magazine January 12, 1962 : Cover - Cutaway plan of community shelter under Bridge.

The drive for mass shelters - new facts you must know about radioactive fallout. W.J. Davis family of Montgomery, Alabama walks away from the fire that destroyed their home. Full page color Tupperware ad, "Clever on Sunday." The best-dressed women, Jacqueline Kennedy, Queen Sirikit, Mrs. Loel Guinness, Vicomtesse de Ribes, more. Obits for US Steel chairman Benjamin Fairless, lawyer Jerry Giesler, western bad guy Alphonse Jennings. Butchery in Cuba Libre. Photo essay - busy retired men find work a happy answer, includes John Curran, Douglas Wells, David Snodgrass, Walter Phillips and others. In color - Lawrence of Arabia is filmed. Garbisch collection of American "primitives." Close-up - author Roman Gary. Paul Scofield plays Sir Thomas More in "A Man for All Seasons." Quack medicine for the gullible. Full page color American Trucking Industry ad salutes driver Melvin O. "Jack" Griffith of Big Spring, Texas. Full page Bantron smoking deterrent tablets ad with testimonial by College All-Stars Football Coach Otto Graham. The Twist inspires fashion and furniture. Full page Walkers DeLuxe bourbon ad with woman skier schussing downhill.
Good - $28 buy now
Fair (All Good, but a few pages have a water marked corner tip) - $12 buy now

Life Magazine January 
                    19, 1962Life Magazine January 19, 1962 : Cover - ice boat racing on lake near Pewaukee, Wisconsin.

A wintertime special issue! In color - iceboating, photos from race in Pewaukee, Wisconsin. Ice fishing and the cult of the fishhouse, includes Robert Schoeders. Kids' hockey explodes - photo essay. Girl watching on the ski slopes, a very funny piece including Don Sauers and George Bauer. Newest ski clothes mix gaudy patterns and colors. Promising young figure skaters train to replace the team that died in an air crash, tina Npyes and Carol Noir. New way to detect a dread disease - PKU, Kammy and Sheila McGrath of Arvada, Colorado. Full page color Log Cabin syrup ad features "bacon logs" breakfast, french toast and bacon strips stacked like a cabin. Mmmmm. Story of the week - Woes in Algeria. Western cattle drive, South Dakota rancher Don Hight drives 1,800 head 70 miles to market rather than have them trucked. Konrad Adenauer turns 86. Great full page color Coca-Cola ad on back cover with couple in ski gondola. This issue has a number of ski ads. Darling full page color Friskies canned Dog Food ad with beagle in a native headdress "scouting" for dinner.
Good - $35 buy now

Life Magazine 
                    January 26, 1962Life Magazine January 26, 1962 : Cover - Robert Kennedy.

Close-up - Bob Kennedy. Great new dress by Norell. 16 page photo essay - Uphill struggle of a big city school, teachers Abe Levine, Frankie Leicher and principal Carl Edberg in New York, more. Full page color Green Giant ad with lovely painting in the Valley of the Green Giant. (He's apparently not Jolly yet.) Geraldine Page. Photo essay - Avalanche in Peru from Huascaran , mud flow in Huaylas valley of the Peruvian Andes - at least 4,000 died. Funny photo of people ice skating on the swamp between Cyprus trees, Louisiana. Uproar over proposed FDR tribute. Mouthful of polio immunity, Lori Wang in Phoenix, Arizona. Audry Hepburn does the Twist at a charity ball. Art treasures of the sultans. Debbie Drake, fitness and weight loss expert. Funny photo of robin nest and nestlings on the head of a mounted deer. Two page Royal Crown Cola ad stars Captain Jim Little of American Airlines. Full page color Baker's Coconut ad with pattern for a pink elephant cake.
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                    Magazine February 2, 1962Life Magazine February 2, 1962 : Cover - Astronaut John Glenn.

John Glenn's personal album, making of a brave man. Neat photo of final span being put onto the curving Niagara gorge bridge. Roping a reindeer in Lapland. Frank Sinatra takes a pie in the face for friend Soupy Sales. In color - on tour through the Gulf Coast and Florida, photo essay by Leonard McCombe, more than twelve pages. Full page Maytag ad features the ladies of of Elyria, Ohio who sent a washer to Sister Philomena in Cochabamba, Bolivia. Fashion - Cleo and Liz Taylor have a big effect on dresses, eyes and hair. Deborah Kerr in spooky movie "The Innocents." British murders - a distinctive style. Dilemma - Two copies of “Diana and her nymphs departing for the Chase” by Rubens - who has the original? Newest radio telescope, near Parkes in NSW Australia. Two page color Humble Oil & Refining Company as with photo of Taku Glacier, Alaska (Regional pages - ask if you need this ad). Full page Tea Council ad with coyboys Benny Reynolds, Harley May, Winston Bruce.
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Life Magazine 
                    February 9, 1962Life Magazine February 9, 1962 : Cover - Seattle's Space Needle under construction.

George W. Romney of Rambler - new star in politics. In color - Fabulous World's fair in Seattle. Photo essay - Flying Wallendas, heroes in a tragedy, history and falls. The fine art of skiing in painting a mural, Artist Stefan Knapp in an airplane hanger. Close-up - S.J. Perelman, humorist. Baseball on Snowshoes, Rhinelander, Wisconsin. Full page General Electric soft-white light bulbs ad in cartoon form with Mister Magoo art by Marty Murphy. Full page Mutual of New York MONY ad with Dr. Wilfred Konneker of St. Louis. Cute full page Travelers Insurance ad with man rescuing cat from tree. Full page color Calvert Reserve whiskey ad with ski lodge theme. Westinghouse Science talent winners Carl Feit, Ralph Zuckerman, Peter Grafstein, Miriam Herzfeld, and Herbert Fried all from Erasmus Hall High in Brooklyn. Jack Benny parodies Jack Paar and guests. The Ladies Who Came to Stay, actresses Bette Davis, Olivia De Havilland, Jennifer Jones, Joan Fontaine, Katharine Hepburn, Rosalind Russell, Barbara Stanwyck, Vivien Leigh. Full page Tea council ad with coach Jess Mortenson of Southern California. Charming photo of dog Specs sitting on baby Amy Roberts, Wickliffe, Ohio. Full page ad in black and pink for "Lover Come Back," starring Tony Randall, Rock Hudson, and Doris Day
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Life Magazine 
                    February 16, 1962Life Magazine February 16, 1962 : Cover - Rock Hudson.

Bomb tests - struggle of conscience. Aboard the new Queen of the Seas - S.S. France luxury passenger ship. Kress foundation gives $50 million worth of art to American museums including paintings by Strozzi, Battista, Rubens, more. Great spy swap, Russian Rudolf Abel for American pilot Francis Powers. Leadbeater's possums. Bizarre rescue of two frozen men (Dick Lantsberry and Bob Wise) by Carl Schmoke and Charles Ramage. Really pretty pink and red valentine's Coca-Cola ad on back cover. Star finder Darryl Zanuck and his next discovery, Irina Demich. Close-up : Rock Hudson. Cute full page Equitable Life Assurance Society ad with St. Bernard dog pulling children on sled, photo by Ted Croner. Atomic bomb tests. "School girl" fashions for women. Cute photo of painter Ottmar F. von Fuehrer painting Flippy the porpoise. Full page ad for move "Satan Never Sleeps," starring William Holden, Clifton Webb, and France Nuyen.
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Life 
                    Magazine February 23, 1962Life Magazine February 23, 1962 : Cover - Shirley MacLaine, tortured role in daring movie, "The Children's Hour" is not for children.

Chicago - city of exciting new skyscrapers, illustration by Fred Freeman, photos by Andreas Feininger and Robert Kelley. Intrigue behind the Spy Swap. Full page Listerine ad with Arthur Godfrey. Obit for J.N. "Ding" Darling with three of the illustrator's political drawings. Forbidden films, frank "adult" themes like homosexuality, misogyny and rape for mainstream audiences, should children see them? 12 color pages - blazing night life of Japan. Sonny Liston, heavyweight fighter. Way up way of living on California's cliffs, including Dough Edelyn and Cynthia Lynn, Bonnie Reiner, C.M. Stahl, Suzi Klenner. Cartoonist Charles Addams, Wednesday and "yet unnamed brother" dolls of "Addams' Evils," predecessors of the Addams Family. Cat champs Chez Moumette Cal of Nor-Mont. Cute photo of Patrick Neukirch. Curious full page Walker's DeLuxe whiskey ad with skier crust skiing in Vermont with a hand held sail. Full page Army ad with skier and headline "what's it worth to feel like a man?"
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Life Magazine 
                    March 2, 1962Life Magazine March 2, 1962 : Cover - a very young John Glenn back from space.

The Glenn story nobody saw - at home with Annie and the kids while John orbited the earth, great liftoff photos. Colt's pistols, seven pages in color, photos of guns and historical figures who used them by Eliot Elisofon Biography of Sam Colt. George Huntington Hartford II, $70 million eccentric. Full page Maytag with three families in Virginia, Illinois that used the same machine, Robert Virgin, Harold Edlen, Peter Skiles. The English language, by Lincoln Barnett with illustrations by Edward Sorel. Young designers debut in Paris, Yves St. Laurent and Roberto Capucci, models Kouka and Edme. Veteran designers have their day, too. Mary Frances Crosby - Bing's daughter at age 2 becomes youngest person ever to receive the American National Red Cross beginners' swimming certificate. Lovely Studebaker Lark ad. Two page color Sears ad with one full page photo of Red Sox baseball player Ted Williams. Neat photo of three surfers standing mostly hidden behind their surf boards, taken by Mark Kauffman on Manhattan Beach near Los Angeles
Very Good - $25 buy now
Good - $15 buy now

Life 
                    Magazine March 9, 1962Life Magazine March 9, 1962 : Cover - John Glenn in a parade.

My own story of the orbit, by John Glenn : the moment I learned I might burn up, why I said “go” for the third orbit, and more. Great photos of the blizzard of ticker tape at the parade. Lyn Glenn at school. Richard Rodgers debut without either Hart or Hammerstein. Half page Ford Falcon ad with Snoopy cartoon by Schultz. Photo essay - At Synanon House, drug addicts join to salvage their lives, founder Chuck Dederich. Behind-the-scenes tour of today's legal labyrinths - lawyers who try not to try cases, Law Firm of Olwine, Connelly, Chase, O'Donnell & Weyher. Lighthouse gone to sea, Buzzard's Bay Light Station on a platform, Seaman Joseph T. Gilmartin on duty. Gina Lollobrigida in "The Beauty of Ippolita." Photo of Orbit Hill and his mother from Ogden, Utah. Funny photo of young Anthony Bloom who just had his hat stolen by a giraffe. Fresh folk singers, Dave Wheat, Judy Henske, Cyrus Faryar, Smothers Brothers, Kingston Trio, Limeliters, Peter Paul and Mary, Joan Baez. Full page color Smirnoff vodka ad with cowboy "Lonesome George" Gobel. Full page color Four Roses Whiskey ad with a group of skiers, shows ski gear well.
Very Good - $25 buy now
Good - $15 buy now
Fair - (All Good, but front cover has a tear) - $8 buy now

Life Magazine March 
                    16, 1962Life Magazine March 16, 1962 : Cover - Richard Nixon.

The stories I kept to myself, by Richard Nixon. Great Crises in my career, Part 1 - the famous fund. Story of the week - the far-off war in Vietnam we have decided to win, with photos of William R. Dickerson, Charles P. Barnett, and others. Once more, Roy Cohn. Full page Yellow Pages ad, "Let your fingers do the walking." Photo essay - Russell Wright's eleven-level home. Sophia Loren's sister Maria Scicolone marries Roman Mussolini, yes, son of THAT Mussolini. How long to the three-minute mile? - Peter Snell and Herb Elliott, runners. Special report - Algeria. Neat photo of Vietnamese army patrol going out on elephant-back. Neat full page color Cadillac 1962 convertible ad with jewelry by Harry Winston. Striking and attractive full page color Maidenform bra ad with train locomotive. Nice full page color Kellogg's Corn Flakes ad with red and white lighthouse. Elizabeth Thring, mistress of murdered Hulen Stogner. Amazing storm damage photos from Virginia Beach and Fire Island. Wreck of Liberian tanker ship GEM. Photos from the Munich ball, including the most astonishing bust line on a dress I've ever seen, Mannequin Lola. Full page Maytag ad with Mrs. Roy Neely of Newnan, Georgia. Humorous photos of kids bowling, Michael Campbell, Harvey Seegers, George Bain, Susan Decowski, Lawrence Gambino. Funny photo of three zebras reaching for a hand-out.
Fair - (Generally Good, but has some cover wear and library stamps) - $8 buy now

Life Magazine March 
                    23, 1962Life Magazine March 23, 1962 : Fold-out cover - New housing development at Palm Desert, California, fold-out photo.

Nice aerial photo of Vasa Loppet ski race in Sweden, 2,000 skiers. How nice to be a pretty girl and work in Washington - including Nancy Becker, Natalie Naugle, Suzanne Rodgers, Layte Bowden. Full page Champion Spark Plug ad with Mickey Thompson in dragster with braking chute open. Mary and Nelson Rockefeller divorce. John Glenn's son David center of attention in school play. Jackie Kennedy visits with Indira Gandhi. In color - homes and people take over the Southwest's once trackless desert, 14 pages of color photos. Richard Nixon, Part 2 - How to act in the face of Communist-led riots. Close-up - General David Shoup of the Marines. Stengel - Weiss plot against the Yankees, photos of Mets players who came from other clubs. Famous artists and their models for famous pieces, Rodin's "The Kiss," Grant Wood's "American Gothic," Aristide Maillol's "Harmony," Giacommetti, Toulouse-Lautrec, Van Gogh. “We're still buying it back from the Indians” by Robert Kennedy. Full page black and red Dr Pepper ad with Harmon cartoon by Johnny Hart.
Very Good
- $32 buy now
Good
- $22 buy now
Fair - (All Good, but has a number of bent corners) - $9 buy now

Life Magazine 
                    March 30, 1962Life Magazine March 30, 1962 : Cover - Robert Frost.

America's ageless poet - seven poems from his wonderful new book. In color - Jackie's dazzling trip to India and Pakistan. Richard Nixon, Part 3 - private thoughts on his defeat. Two page color Enco ad with nice painting of deer in mountains fleeing avalanche, by unidentified artist. Patty Duke plays Helen Keller. Tiny world of a big top - a model circus that has everything - created by Harry Dunn, color photos. Color photo essay of Jackie Kennedy's visit to India, elephant rides and the Taj Mahal. Claire Burch tells the story of their house that was washed out to sea in a hurricane - a house made with loving care by her husband Brad Burch, Fire Island (more photos from same storm, LIFE March 16, 1962). Spring break in Fort Lauderdale, Laura Hale of Dayton, Ohio twists on the beach. 50th anniversary of Girl Scouts. Funny photo of Susan Molesworth and her photogenic horse Gentleman Pirate. Nice full page color Volkswagen bus ad, Be First on Your Block. Full page color Maytag ad with Mrs. A. W. Bell of Vandergrift, Pennsylvania. Actress Phyllis Newman. Funny photo of Susan Molesworth with her horse Gentleman Pirate, Timonium, Maryland.
Good - $18 buy now
Fair
- (All G, but has water marked margin) - $9 buy now
Fair - (All G, but last three pages have a small hole at the edge) - $9 buy now

Life Magazine April 
                    6, 1962Life Magazine April 6, 1962 : Cover - Cartoon of man stretching a dollar bill, by Osburn.

Special issue - Your money, how to stretch it, spend it, save it and survive without it. Money doctor's cure for sick budgets. Hidden taxes. The family problem - living on a budget. Buying a house with Ken and Carol Barnhart. Decorating for practically nothing. Junior Misses win big money in pageants, Jean Leslie Allen of Rhode Island. Are you a tightwad or do you consume conspicuously? Four page color Ford ad opens on page one with smiling blonde in pink and yellow encouraging you to "live it up". A millionaire's tax return. Funny photo of Dave and Betty Jacobs kissing a paycheck (and others of them with article), and the Bluffton's Franklin Electric company employees racing off with their paychecks on Friday. Nice photos of Bonnie Schaefer, Karl Jebram, and others. Hobo's finances - Willie McDavid finds serenity on $400 a year. Paris fashions copies. Full page color Brach's easter candy ad, pink pink pink.
Good - $12 buy now

Life 
                    Magazine April 13, 1962Life Magazine April 13, 1962 : Cover - Liz Taylor and Richard Burton on the set of Cleopatra.

American boy's adventure with an African tribe, photographer Robert Halmi follows 9-year-old Kevin Gorman with the Masai in Kenya. Full page Sunbeam Frypan ad also hatches chicks, just in case you're wondering. Where NOT to eat when you're out driving. Triumph of a son's faith in his father, by Robert Wallace. Australia sets sail for America's cup. Elizabeth Taylor and her various husbands, loves, and children. Cute photo of hands of some of the 260 bridesmaids at the wedding of  Mrs. Lena Cady, housemother and dean of women at La Sierra college in California. Old Faithful is seeded with silver iodide for science. Australians aim to take the America's Cup in the Gretel. Dizzyingly abstract fabric prints in fashion. Full page Maytag ad with the nine families of Old Van Vlack Road in Bay city, Texas who won Maytag washers. The listing below will mention if it has or doesn't have the Post cereal baseball card insert featuring Mickey Mantle and Roger Maris.
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Life Magazine April 
                    20, 1962Life Magazine April 20, 1962 : Cover - Audrey Hepburn in a funky new hat.

Ben Casey - the doctor challenges the cowboy on TV. Report by Sylvia Porter - your stake in the common market. 16 color pages for Easter - Glory and beauty of Rome. Cape Cod development and its varied tastes. Sequel - blazing clean up on Fire Island (see also Burch house - March 30, 1962). Special report - Camel driver Bahir Ahmad from Karachi, Pakistan. Funny photo of diver Kathy Flicker, along with others of her diving. Nice full page color Cadillac ad with white Coupe de Ville, inside back cover. Photos of golfer Arnold Palmer and wife. Cherry blossom festival in Washington - funny photo of princesses hiding from rain. Spring : Farmer Charles Lawhead plowing, Debbie Lethem with a goat, David Gieseke with a pig, Sally Jo Harrison with a lamb, Clement Boehm with a calf, Frank Osborne clam digging. Don and Anne Bousfield catching HUGE Nile Perch. Surgeon Ben Casey. The Common Market debate. Child model Cathryn Harrison. Bright Coves, village in New Seabury plan, developer Emil Hanslin. Full page color Cadillac ad with jewelry by Cartier.
Good - $38 buy now
Fair (Generally Good, but spine a bit rough, minor margin water mark) - $18 buy now

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Life Magazine
                       April 27, 1962Life Magazine April 27, 1962 : Cover - Testing a moonsuit, Allyn Hazard (Geat cover - looks like bad SciFi !).

In color - Man's journey to the moon - preview of the greatest adventure of all time, paintings by Arthur Lidov. First full report on the baby deaths in Binghamton, the salt-sugar mix-up that stunned a city. Diahann Carroll, new star. Bill Holden and the master masquerader of WWII - movie "Counterfeit Traitor". Full page color Dixie Mira-Glaze Cups ad, protects fine coffee flavor at vending machines. Photo essay - Archery, sport and contest, including Joe Callison, Howard Hill, Gene Dallagiacomo and Sunny Cellucci. John Creasey, author of more than 400 books. Full page Bantron ad for quitting smoking, with Captain Roger Don Rae. Fremont County, Iowa hosts over a million geese in migration, great black and white photo of uncountable mass of birds. Hanes announces run-proof nylons. Harp seals captured for New York Aquarium, how cute are the babies? Three page color Mercury car ad, in red. National Archery tournament in Las Vegas, Howard Hill, Joe Callison. The search for moon minerals at a Mexican crater, Paracutin Volcano, scientist Jack Green. Neat full page color photo of anthropologist Ken Kennedy helping determine reach distance in a space suit. Full page color Pep-o-mint Life Savers ad, counter that onion breath
Good - $22 buy now
Fair (All Good, but cover has minor wear) - $11 buy now
Fair (All Good, but has very minor margin water spot) - $10 buy now

Life Magazine May 4, 
                    1962Life Magazine May 4, 1962 : Cover - Excellent photo of Seattle monorail with space needle in background.

World's Fair in Seattle, Century 21, the Bubbleator, Friendship Mall, circus Berlin's Zugspitz Ladder Act. Tough talk from Salazar, the dictator of Portugal. Photo of NY Mets pitcher Bob Miller pensive after ninth baseball loss in a row. "How I Got so High on Kites" by William Yolen. Princess Anne and her pony Bandit leap the fence. Martin Huddleston, James Mason and Bill Bart are rescued from a cave near Chattanooga. In color - Beautiful Great Lakes tour, 14 pages photographed by Frank Scherschel.  Bomb testing. Air Force Special Weapons Center shows off "the beetle," designed to tend to nuclear rockets. Full page color FTD florist ad with photo of arrangement for Mother's Day. Arlene Dahl at the Flamingo in Las Vegas. Photo essay - School bus driver Bud Wood in Rockland, Maine is the Best-loved Man in Town. Kids on the bus, Craig Smith, Donne Paulsen, Bindy allen, Jackie Dodge, Kelly Morang. Fashion - teen choice without Mom. World's only woman lion and tiger tamer, Evelyn Currie. Darling full page Polaroid Land Camera ad of small boy with violin at end of concert. Full page color Carnation Pink Lemonade ice cream ad. Full page color Clairol Creme Toner ad "Now be any of these delicate blondes" with photo split into nine strips showing different colors.
Good - $15 buy now
Fair (All G, but cover edge faded) - $8 buy now

Life Magazine 
                    May 11, 1962Life Magazine May 11, 1962 : Cover - Bob Hope in Indian (native American) headdress.

Exclusive pictures of Nobel winners' party at the White House. Photo essay - Bob Hope at the peak of his career, photos by Allan Grant, including images with Soupy Sales, Bing Crosby. Full page Walker's DeLuxe bourbon ad with airborne waterskier at Cypress Gardens. In color - fantastic insect warfare, warfare against insects, great color illustrations of insects by Rudolph Freund. Lou Harris - poll taker. Paul Adair and his crew cap a gas well fire in Algeria. Audrey Hepburn stars in Givenchy styles, 7 pages of glamorous photos. Test Pilot Joe Walker sets world's altitude flying record. Marilyn Monroe after 15 pound weight loss. Cool photo of Coventry cathedral rebuilt, receiving the spire framework from a helicopter. Communications engineer Emik Avakian, who also has cerebral palsy, wins the President's Trophy. Belle's 225-pound baby elephant at Portland zoo is first elephant born in United States in almost 50 years, many photos. Artist Georges Braque at 80. Two page Royal Crown Cola ad with photo of Bob Parks, Camp Counselor.
Very Good
- $23 buy now
Good - $13 buy now
Fair (All G, but back cover a bit rough) - $8 buy now

Life Magazine May 18, 
                    1962Life Magazine May 18, 1962 : Cover - Astronaut Scott Carpenter and his wife Rene.

The Loner who found himself new Hero for Orbit, Scott Carpenter biography by Loudon Wainwright. Buying wave for women's wigs. Human toll of the Denver police scandal. Two page Tender Leaf Tea ad for the "Win Mrs. Webley" (housekeeper, cook and babysitter) contest. Photo essay - Great medical teachers of Harvard University. Photo of Lynn Van Horn in Golden, Colorado blowing a raspberry at Jimmy Hoffa. Art - junior critics send their views to Picasso. Full page color United States Lines (passenger ships) with John R. Friar and family, including wife and sons John, William and Malcolm Friar (only in some issues). Roman Catholic Church canonizes first mulatto, St. Martin de Porres. Greek art treasures go on display at the National Museum. The making of the movie "Taras Bulba" with Yul Brynner and Tony Curtis, 10 pages of photos from the set. Young opera fans treated to touring company from the Metropolitan, Cosi Fan Tutte at Grosse Point High School. Wigs through 60 centuries. Harvard medical school's great instructors, Dr. Herrman Blumgart, John Enders, Edward Churchill, Dr. David Rutstein, Otto Krayer, Dr. Robert Gross, Charles Janeway, George E. Erikson, Dr. William T. Green. Brigham Young University painting their big Y. Barbra Streisand sings Miss Marmelstein. Two page color Standard Oil ad, Americana series, Custer's Last Stand.
Good - $15 buy now

Life Magazine May 25,                      1962Life Magazine May 25, 1962 : Cover - Prince Juan Carlos of Spain weds his princess Sophia.

In color - the royal wedding. John Adams papers, part 3 - the problems of power. Full page Maytag ad features the William Lennon family of Venice, California, and yes, it's THOSE Lennon sisters. “Lolita” becomes a movie by Stanley Kubrick amidst more hullabaloo, starring Sue Lyons, Peter Sellers, and Shelley Winters. Thomas Hart Benton goes home to Neosho, Missouri and is overwhelmed by celebration. Obituary with photos for artist Franz Kline. Front seat story of a weird 3,000 mile auto race in wildest Africa, East African Safari, Marshall Smith, Vladimir Frizel, Bob Halmi, Harbans Singh, Pat Moss, Bernard Consten Tom Fjastad. Close-up - Mr. Zoo, George Vierheller retires as direction of the St. Louis Zoo. Bacteria as the source of electricity. A new generation of schoolboys with grown-up worries, the ultra pessimistic "Nego". Ray Bolger in "All-American." Two page color turtle wax ad. Two page color ENCO ad with photo of Old Faithful irrupting.
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Fair (All Good, but cover is rubbed) - $8 buy now

Life Magazine June 
                    1, 1962Life Magazine June 1, 1962 : Cover - Rene Carpenter watches space launch.

Great full page photo of horse race jockey Manuell Yeaza fouling John Rotz. in the Preakness. Mighty voice of Um Kalthum, well known singer in the Middle East. Scott Carpenter photo essay and story by Rene Carpenter. The Mekong River a new Cold War battle. Half page color ad for "mermaid eyes" with Max Factor Green Jade eyeshadow. Ambassador Edwin Reischauer in Japan by Don Connery. Nice color ad for Old Crow with Daniel Webster and Henry Clay - art by C Jones. Neat Maidenform bra ad in the White Rock sparkling water style. EXCELLENT Friskies dog food ad in color with fire truck and Dalmatian dog in fire hat - Fires up energy. Olivia de Havilland writes a book - Every Frenchman Has One. Beach fashion photo gallery by Milton H Greene. Dr Jacques FAP Miller and Dr. Robert A Good research the thymus gland. Billie Sol Estes and the scandal in Pecos Texas. Robert Levenson owns a firetruck and takes friends for a ride in Wheeling. Fancy perks at upgraded baseball stadiums, Chavez stadium in Los Angeles, Washington, Houston and New York constructing new fields. In the Stadium Club, "flecks of sirloin" sandwiches, while the cheap seats just get hamburgers. Two page color TWA ad with illustration of Eero Saarinen's new Trans World Flight Center in New York by McCall
Very Good - $30 buy now
Good - $20 buy now
Fair (All G, nice, but has minor margin water mark) - $9 buy now

Life Magazine 
                    June 8, 1962Life Magazine June 8, 1962 : Cover - stock market worriers.

What went wrong in the Wild Stock Market. Color space photos with article by Scott Carpenter, his full personal story of the orbit. Full page blue and black ad for "That Touch of Mink" with Cary Grant and Doris Day. Secretary of State Dean Rusk, the Captain's pilot. Photo of investigator Jack Leak examining the wreckage Continental flight 707. Hong Kong, refugees rejected and sent back to communist China. Young unknown actress Rita Tushingham makes a splash in "A Taste of Honey." Photo essay - the market jolt, includes John R. Shelton Jr., Mrs. Dennis Fabian, Nathan Rogatz and wife, Cornelia Andrews and others. In color - the human figure in art, Richard Diebenkorn, Fairfield Porter, Alex Katz, Marcia Marcus, Paul Georges, Elmer Bischoff, Paul Wommer, David Park. Brash Bo Belinsky comes on with a big pitch, baseball. Full page color SnowCrop ad "helps you romance vegetables." New US ballets, a deck of dancing cards and Noah and the Flood danced for TV, Jacques d'Amboise and Jilliana, Peggy Wood, Suzanne Farrell, score by Stravinsky, choreography by Balanchine. Full page color Ford Falcon Squire wagon ad, you know, the one with the "woodlike steel paneling" on the outside.
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                    June 15, 1962Life Magazine June 15, 1962 : Cover - Natalie Wood at Cannes film festival.

Trying to get into the movies at Cannes, Philomene Toulouse. Atlanta : a city's time of sorrow and the enduring art legacy the Plane victims left behind - 122 members of the Atlanta Art Association killed in single crash, Helen Seydel, Sidney Weins family, William David Cogland, Doug Davis, watchman Henry T. Waters. The difficult choice of who gets into college. Arnold Palmer, relentless golf champion. A concerto for 64 pianos and piccolo at the New York Piano Festival in Rochester. Cute full page color Bell Telephone ad with toddler Betsy Bell talking on telephone. Close-up - Sarah Blanding, Vassar voice for virtue. Cute photo of Chiara Chandoha sipping crème from her kitten's dish. Many faces of Jason Robards, Jr. and actress Sandy Dennis of Nebraska. Americans in the new age of World Travel, illustration by Erdoes, many color photos of France, in the footsteps of Jefferson. Two page Firestone ad with photos of each car and driver winner of the 500 (probably Indianapolis 500?) and their winning speed. Photo of Willie Mays, returning to play baseball at Polo Grounds. Marimekko, Finnish fabric and clothing. Dice with Mice, Harolds Club in Reno. Sarah Gibson Blanding at Vassar College. Full page color Northern Tissue ad with one of the new "little girls" prints available. Atlanta plane crash story includes Betsy Bevington, who always flew separately from husband Milt bevington, Air France crash in Paris.
Fair (Generally Good, 2 pages edge smudge, label scar, one page cut long) - $7 buy now

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Life 
                    Magazine June 22, 1962Life Magazine June 22, 1962 : Cover - Marilyn Monroe wrapped in a robe, a skinny dip you'll never see on the screen.

Great Marilyn photo inside with article - robe clasped to her front. Charming full page color Snoboy oranges ad, bright illustration of snowman holding an orange. JFK receives honorary degree at Yale. The mighty US Navy - its fighting men, its global power, 18 pages of pictures, maps and drawings, some of the sailors include Bob Pagel, Robert Dixon, Floyd Hodge, Walter Schlech, Robert Long. Articles by Chief Sonarman William Owens, Lieutenant Thomas Kirkland (includes a photo of William Rowley, VP-4 patrols, P2V), Vice Admiral David L. McDonald, Seaman John Dunworth, Lieutenant Colonel Martin Sexton. Marienbad hairdo, worn by Elizabeth Ashley, Gloria Vanderbilt. New evidence that cancer may be infectious. Cute photo of Kindergarten graduation in Juniper Lane School, Fairfax county, Virginia. Migrations into and out of Algeria. The breakout from Alcatraz, three men chip the wall with spoons. Marriage of "Suzie Wong" who is Nancy Kwan. Dodgers' Maury Wills. Full page color Canadian club ad with Mark Lyons surfing.
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Life Magazine June 
                    29, 1962Life Magazine June 29, 1962 : Cover - Eddie McCormack, Teddy Kennedy, and George Lodge.

Senate seat scramble in Massachusetts. Very cute photo of line of naked men standing in bath tubs at Felke-Naturheilbad in Diez. Case of Eddie Gilbert vs. himself, stock-market victim. Jack Kerouac on the road. Photo essay - joys of piano photographed by Yale Joel, piano teacher Ethel Davis of Manchester Iowa and her students, Bobby Kaspers, Roger Rulifson, Elaine Thompson, Mary Jo Hatch, Jimmy Childs. New piano teaching method of Robert Pace at Columbia University. The Mandell family of Plainfield, New Jersey gets a piano. Jack Nicklaus hugs his wife after he wins the U.S. Open ahead of Arnold Palmer. Photo of John Wayne's entire family, children and grandchildren. Fish protein concentrate (FPC) may be answer to world's hunger problems. Love affair with my piano, by Tom Prideaux. Tom Barber's gentle search for the name of Little Miss 1565, unidentified victim of Hartford circus fire. Cute full page color Squirt ad with bathing beauties. Full page Polaroid Land Camera ad, Statue of Liberty's head with tourists hanging out her crown.
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NOTE : In a few cases from 1962 on, some content varies by the distribution region, Eastern vs. Western half of the USA.
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Life Magazine July 
                    6, 1962Life Magazine July 6, 1962 : Cover - Hot air balloon.

What to do about the economy - David Rockefeller and JFK, letter and response. Dominic Behan's story of the Irish Republican Army. Benny Goodman plays the Savoy-Marx, on tour in Russia, ten pages of photos. Prayer in schools goes to the Supreme Court. Full page color Friskies canned dog food ad with illustration promoting Disney's new movie, "Big Red." For snorkelers, an underwater national park, Buck Island in the Virgin Islands (they even have identification signs for coral and fishes so you know what you're looking at). The day when independence was really declared, the glorious 2nd of July. In Color - Wantagh, Long Island, New York celebrates the Fourth of July, Gloria De Lucia, Jarvia Collins, Evie Trieste, William Brent, Lorraine Dainotti, Pamela Gray, Billy Flynn. Photo essay - Rosemary Alexander goes on a hot air balloon ride. American art collectors at the Venice Biennale, Joe Lambert of Dallas and Veasy Rainwater of Houston, Harry Winston of Detroit. Curlicue furniture comes back. Washington divided over "Advise and Consent." Wonderfully dated full page color Post Toasties ad. 1.0
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                    July 13, 1962Life Magazine July 13, 1962 : Cover - Kennedy in Mexico City in parade.

JFK - embraced by Mexico, embattled at home. Travel series, part 2 - lavish new hotels in many lands. What it takes to win the America's Cup, sailing, Cornelius Shield, Emil Mosbacher, Ted Hood, Don McNamara, Chandler Hovey. Canadian doctors strike. National College queen Cecelia Harrison. Funny piece about family camping by Elliott Chase. Very lovely full page color Maybelline makeup ad. Lady parachutists, include Reporter Jane Howard. Close-up - Mrs. Du Breuil, gardener. Lion trainer Luigi Garardi roaring at his lion. Peter Derhousoff and the death of his young son Sandy, Saskatchewan - part of doctors' strike story. Photos of National College Queen contest, including Cecelia Harrison from Utah State University. Junk box creativity challenge for Eastman Kodak company engineers, Al Adams, Hug Richards, Jack Trombley, Stuart Cohen, Don Wiest, Dave De Marle, nasty guillotine mousetrap made by Ken Brenner. Age of world travel, Part II, Room and Board in the Grand Style, first class hotels. Gardener Adele Du Breuil of Scarsdale, New York. Full page Zee ad with a lonely toilet tissue tube.
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Life Magazine July 
                    20, 1962Life Magazine July 20, 1962 : Cover - fireball in the pacific sky.

In color - pacific space bomb, Hydrogen bomb explosion seen from Hawaii. Mystery of the Mexican caves, true-life case solved by Erle Stanley Gardner - archaeological find in San Francisco Mountains of Baja California, cave art. Nice full page color 7up ad with attractive brown male and female surfers. Page and a half photo of gondoliers crowding the Grand Canal in Venice at Rialto bridge, they were protesting motorboats going too fast. Very pink two page Revlon ad, quite pretty. The miracle of Carmita Blasnich Aldecoa's painting of the Virgin of Guadeloupe. Death of William Faulkner, author. Sam Baron, top teamster, hits back at Hoffa. Abebe Bikila, champion runner from Ethiopia. Oklahoma Charity Horse Show combines fashion and horses. Large feature article on the Teamsters. Close-up - August Heckscher, Special Consultant on the Arts. Humorous musical "A funny thing happened on the way to the forum." Full page color Canadian Club whiskey ad inside back cover with Australian lifeboat races.
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Life Magazine July 
                    27, 1962Life Magazine July 27, 1962 : Cover - Elsa Martinelli in a toga on a white bed.

Beautiful house of flowers, designer Eszter Haraszty creates flower-patterned furnishings. New kind of camp, so idle boys won't go bad - Youth Opportunity Camp in New York, and warning from prisoner Paul Crump, including Bernie Munoz. Glamorous full page color Gilbey's Vodka ad with woman in big flowery yellow hat. Photo essay - some shape for a ship, Tropic Rover. Photo of Jackie Kennedy waterskiing. Joe Levine, upper movie salesman. Too much baseball for small-fry developing Little League elbow, Bobby Prewitt of Pittsburgh. Brightly colored "tanning masks" with the faces of the Kennedys protect faces of sun bathers. 13-year-old champion jumping horse Snow Man is subject of new MGM film, owned by De Leyers family of Long Island. Fashion - stay-at-home nighties. Dr. Samuel Rosen's Shangri-La, Sudan. Catamaran Tropic Rover cruises through the Bahamas 3 times a month. Funny photo of Bud Porter at Cherry Hills Country Club in Denver. Far-out forms for new churches, Greek Orthodox Church of the Ascension in Oakland, California, Air Force Academy Chapel in Colorado Springs, Colorado, more. Full page color AC spark plug ad with children's toy blocks. Full page Maytag ad with the Ray Crookston family and 15 kids.
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                    Magazine August 3, 1962Life Magazine August 3, 1962 : Cover - Bob White greets his son after space flight.

Bob White - first into space on wings of X-15 airplane, 59.6 miles up. Marilyn Monroe pours her heart out (lots of photos). Oral Roberts - Faith Healing Kingdom. Full page color Post Grape-N us ad. Telstar. Valeri Brumel, historic high jump, first to clear 7'5". 50th anniversary of Girl Scouts celebrated at Lake Champlain. Heap bad day for Bert Lahr. Wedding without "obey." The country club, photo essay by Burk Uzzle, Jefferson City, Missouri, Mrs. Ralph Duggins, Richard Norman, Mrs. Howard Alexander, Mr. and Mrs. M.B. Epstein Don Riley, Millie Whiteside, more. New age of travel part 3 - around the world jet shopper - color. Jackie Gleason in Gigot. 7-yesr-old actress Loretta Han-Yi Hwong in "Out of the Tiger's Mouth." Uncle Sam's layaway gift plan. Back cover full page Coke ad, bottle in an igloo by moonlight. 1.0
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                    August 10, 1962Life Magazine August 10, 1962 : Cover - Janet Leigh.

The drug thalidomide, birth defects, abortion and euthanasia, includes Sherri Finkbine, Richard Satherly, Jan Schulte-Hillen, more. Full page color Kellogg's Frosted Flakes as with Tony the Tiger. Grace Wharton and the emergency phone number, murder of Donald G. Cooley by his son, written by Henry Suydam. Thalidomide and deformed babies - Dr. Kelset, Samuel Andelman, Widukind Lenz. Statement from William S. Merrell Company - makers of Thalidomide. Should deformed babies be aborted? Euthanasia by Richard Oulahan Jr. Janet Leigh in Bye Bye Birdie. Master of Agent 007 - Ian Flemming at work and play. Boy and Girls - subteens growing up too fast - Debby Yarbrough, Sally Tom, Sally Stephens and Tom McCallister. Docile fellow cowboys can't ride - rodeo by Marshall Smith, with rodeo horses Question Mark, Sandhills, Belle Jaw, and Dexter. The strength and style of our Navy Tradition by John F. Kennedy. Intriguing two page color United States Steel ad has 90 mini photos of family meals from overhead. Full page Allstate insurance ad with Emanuel Nadler of Brooklyn, with family.
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Life Magazine August 
                    17, 1962Life Magazine August 17, 1962 : Cover - Marilyn Monroe.

Memories of Marilyn - Photo essay. Last talk with a lonely girl. Nine pages of photos of Marilyn Monroe and interview made a few weeks prior to her death. New clues to the mysteries of lightning's fearsome bolts, it riddles, what to do to protect yourself. Dancers and musicians from the National Music Camp at Interlochen, Michigan perform on the White House lawn. Ramona Edith Soto is 1962 Miss Indian America. Nice full page color Olympia Beer ad with grains and hops reflected in a droplet. Lauri Rapala of Finland makes an irresistible fish lure, Mike Baranowski and Nick Soteroplos with trophies caught a Corw Lake, Ontario. Stand against featherbedding. Color spectacle - Renaissance pioneer artist Andrea Mantegna, 12 pages of photos including his famous feet-first view of dead Christ. The antic magic of Central Park, photo essay by Leonard McCombe. Miami's millionth citizen : Minas Edward Nicolaides. Hollywood blondes, Shirley Knight, Joan Freeman, Carole Wells, Stella Stevens. Half page Lee Westerners ad with Casey Tibbs and Don Happy loading a horse in a trailer. Two ducks from a single egg
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                    Magazine August 24, 1962Life Magazine August 24, 1962 : Cover - Illustration of two Soviet capsules in orbit by Robert McCall.

The squeeze on our prosperity. 14 color pages of America's Cup US trials, boats in action, Columbia, Weatherly, Easterner, and Nefertiti. Russia's feat - where it leaves us in the race to the moon, illustration by Mel Hunter suggests next step may be docking of two craft and exchange of cosmonauts. Andrian Nikolayev and Pavel Popovich, Russian cosmonauts return from orbit. Chandeliers, photo inside New York shop of chandelier dealer Albert R. Nesle. Burt Lancaster as Stroud of Alcatraz. Full page color Kodacolor film ad with small boy in rubber raft with a great dane. LynAnn Warner of Weidman, Michigan wins freckle title at local fair, nice photo. Close-up - Ann Dickinson, governess in Bavaria. Fashion, St. Tropex style. Pipe organ addicts, Buddy Cole, Jesse Crawford, Wurlitzers. Cute photo of Larry Wayne Walker at water fountain, with dog Ring. Full page color Northern Tissue ad with sweet illustration from packaging by F. Hook. Full page color Ovaltine ad with young boy in baseball cap and uniform. Full page Allstate insurance ad with Fred Rasmason of Oak Forest, Illinois and family.
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Life Magazine 
                    August 31, 1962Life Magazine August 31, 1962 : Cover - Restaging a crime.

The Great Mail Robbery on US Route 3 near Plymouth, Massachusetts, over a million and a half dollars taken from mail truck transferring funds from Cape Cod to Boston. Great photo of JFK shirtless on the beach at Santa Monica. Classic photos by Eliot Elisofon of world sites that never lose their magic- Paris, Venice, Hong Kong, Avila, Fuji. Female swim champions - Susan Myers, Carolyn House, Sharon Finneran, Donna de Varona. Full page Dr Pepper ad with Harmon cartoon by Johnny Hart. 1962 Paris fashion review. Free form hairdos for the fashionable. Cutest photos of family bicycling - Jack and Irene Ryan and daughters Cara and Moira in Chicago. The boy who died on the Berlin wall, Peter Fechter. British ship Montrose sinks in Detroit River, captain Ralph Eyre-Walker. "Startling" discovery of manmade radiation belt around the Earth from H-bomb exploded by US satellite. Penguin baby at the home of Ray Cribbs. Two page Edison Electric Institute ad with Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Kelly of Eatontown, New Jersey. 1.0
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                    September 7, 1962Life Magazine September 7, 1962 : Cover - Caroline Kennedy on her pony Macaroni.

Photo of kids playing hide and seek in woods in Oakes, North Dakota. Editorial about identification of Shakespeare. The bizarre world of Howard Hughes, adventurer, millionaire, and reclusive mystery man. Full page Zippo lighter ad features Mr. C. S. Wheeler's 1940 lighter than has gone on safari in Africa. Twin waterspouts at Jacksonville Beach. Four-year-old Caroline Kennedy is poised and tiny celebrity. 80th birthday party for Sam Goldwyn, laughter-filled photos of Jimmy Stewart, Frank Sinatra, Harpo Marx, Milton Berle... and Richard Nixon? Arnold Palmer, Gary Player, and Jack Nicklaus in Golf's World series. Fun photo of children from Oakes, North Dakota playing hide and seek. Photo essay - the truths of “Our Town,” by Michael Rougier, the lives of residents of Oakes, North Dakota illustrate the popular play. Assassin disarmed by love, Soviet spy Bogdan Nikolayevich Stashinskiy defects to US. Cat Zizou, mascot of Albert Premier shelter on Mont Blanc. Outdoor sculpture in Spoleto, Italy. Two page color Seagram's 7 ad with speed-blurred image of a bowler. 1.0
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Life Magazine September 
                    14, 1962Life Magazine September 14, 1962 : Cover - four people.

Special issue - One hundred of the most important young men and women in the United States. (Please ask me if you wonder if someone is in the 100) The Take-over generation, its breakthrough in government, science, space, business, education, religion and the arts. Author Edward Streeter offers advice to youth. Two page color Kraft and Nabisco ad with crackers and cheese spreads on a checkerboard. Eleven new innovations including alloys for missiles, aluminum coated honeybees, aging experiments, fusion energy, and architecture. Includes Colonel Wesley Posvar teaching at the US Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs. Maryly Van Leer Peck, engineer. Pat Flanagan, 17-year-old science whiz kid. Will Kindberg translates Peruvian language into written form. "Cray the Cosmos," by Ray Bradbury. Ken Issacs of the Illinois Institute of Technology designs the "knowledge box" as new multimedia teaching method. Super cute photo of Kerry Lusignan as a baby. Full page color General Electric portable hair dryer ad, with an outrageous bonnet that looks like a pink flower. Compelling Better Vision INstitute ad with message in Braille.
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Life Magazine September 
                    21, 1962Life Magazine September 21, 1962 : Cover - two young girls in Iranian earthquake rubble

Report and photos from Iran amid the rubble of a mighty earthquake. Photo of Jack Nicklaus in the World Series of Golf. Full page Maytag ad with the Glenn F. Trizulny and John Hohmann families of Dubuque, Iowa. American Anatasia Stevens dances with the Bolshoi Ballet on tour from Russia. Two page color Chevrolet truck ad with photo of trucks on rough road in Mexico's Baja California. Cuba, hideout of the anti-Castro rebels. Twenty-six UN delegates from around the world visit Wyoming for a non-New York view of the United States. Clark Art Institute of Williamstown, Massachusetts' Italian art treasures. Stately world of Newport, surroundings for the America's Cup defender races, Howard Cushing, Irene Slocum, Topsie Taylor, Minnie Cushing, Mrs. Guy Fairfax Cary. The Weatherly's skipper Bus Mosbacher. The remarkable Ford Foundation. “Our trip to the moon.” by Paul Mandel. Special report - the new tests in our schools by Martin L. Gross. The dolled-up girls of the Key Club phenomenon- Playboy Bunnies, Jane Russell wannabees, Gaslight Girls, ten pages of color photos. Princeton University's Ivy Club boys model nightshirts, red togs, Funny photo of Fireman Donald MacDanel of Washington, D.C. in firefighting practice. Full page color Borden's instant potatoes ad with little cartoon image of Elsie over a close-up photo of potatoes being harvested. Full page MONY Mutual of New York ad with veterinarian Dr. Lloyd Reedy.
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Life Magazine September 
                    28, 1962Life Magazine September 28, 1962 : Cover - Don Drysdale, Dodger's pitcher winds up.

Photo of nine new Astronauts training for Gemini and Apollo missions. Two page Royal Crown Cola ad with full page photo of Johnny Unitas, Baltimore Colts football quarterback. Six comic mimics take-off on JFK. Photo essay - Survivors from the Stone age, a savage people that love war : New Guinea tribesmen. First time ever published: “Satan's view of Man” by Mark Twain. Wild West Dodgers : Maury Wills tells about out-stealing Ty Cobb. Nation's dogs say goodbye as children return to school, Parkwood Elementary, Inkster Michigan, Charles F. Hartmen Junior High in Houston, more. Historic moment in the America's Cup races, Australia is first foreign boat to win in 28 years. Joan Crawford learns judo for new movie. Surgeon Robert Watanabe makes cats for kids more fun by turning them into animal characters. The new polio worry. Huge model HO railroad belonging to East Bay Model Engineers Society of Oakland, California. Two generations of airborne Schirras. Many ads for the new 1963 autos. Two page ad for "2 shapes known the world over," Coke bottles and Volkswagens. Two page color Sears ad shows Kenny Maher, one of hundreds of kids at Marysville Academy in Des Plaines, Illinois who tests shoes for the company.
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Life Magazine October 
                    5, 1962Life Magazine October 5, 1962 : Cover - Jackie Gleason and his new TV wife Sue Ann Langdon.

He's the hottest performer in show biz launch of the Honeymooners. Cuba : Let's have the whole truth, by Clare Boothe Luce. The physical exam, your most important hour. Photo of James Meredith, Negro, trying to enroll in University of Mississippi, but being blocked by Governor Ross Barnett in defiance of a US court order. Full page color Kellogg's Frosted Flakes ad with Tony the Tiger. Children's fashions from Hans Christian Anderson, 12 pages of fairy tale clothes come true in color, photos by Milton Greene. Two page US Steel ad with paper doll and washing machine. Can Ex-con Sonny Liston save boxing? Former heavyweight champs sound off, Jack Dempsey, Max Schmeling, Rocky Marciano, more. Off-year campaign season for US politics. Scientists at the University of Maryland study visual acuity of pigeons by gluing blinders to their eyes. Photo essay - opening of Lincoln Center. A new Coventry Cathedral rises. Close-up - Robert Moses, Contractor (he built the New York World's Fair, Niagara-St. Lawrence power project and much more.) Four-year-old drummer James Bradley Jr. will release his first record and be on TV. Cute photo of Tommy Courter laying on the floor of his first grade class in Williamstown, Kansas. New York's Philharmonic Hall opens as first unit of the Lincoln Center. Full page Grolier Book of Knowledge ad featuring Arthur Godfrey. Full page McDonald's ad with cartoon-style illustration of large family in car with Golden Arches door handles. Full page color Friskies dog food ad with Dalmatian dog (wearing fire hat) and toy fire engine.
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Life Magazine October 
                    12, 1962Life Magazine October 12, 1962 : Fold-out cover - Cardinal kisses the Pope's ring, fold-out photo.

Pope John XXIII, the moving story of a humble man. A treasury of great Vatican art, 13 pages in color. Great three page full color Plymouth ad with red Fury. On the Mississippi campus, the bitter siege of violence from racist students and faculty. Giants and Dodgers in great baseball game. Astronaut Schirra and Sigma 7 splash down in the Pacific.Full page color Northern towels ad with one of the "All American Boys" illustrations. Mr. Soo Hoo, San Francisco Zoo patron and gorilla playmate. Bette Davis and Joan Crawford in "What Ever Happened to Baby Jane." Huge old houses make great homes - Alex Walsh home in Rhode Island, William and Nancy O'Connor with home near St. louis and others. Close-up - Rachel Carson and "Silent Spring," great photo of Carson and Washington, D.C. Audubon members on a lunch time bird walk in dresses and suits. Filming "The Longest Day" produced the longest headache for Darryl Zanuck, funny little photo of Fabian, Nancy Sinatra, and Paul Anka in a movie set foxhole with their tongues sticking out. Bargain British fashion designed by Mary Quant. Funny photo of Andrea Murphy on a horse that missed a jump. Two page color Old Crow whiskey ad with map of US and portraits of famous Americans by D. Trowley. Full page color Lucky STrike cigarettes ad with two photos of Frank Gifford, football player.
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                    Magazine October 19, 1962Life Magazine October 19, 1962 : Cover - Cascade of fire lights Yosemite at dusk.

Special issue : The call of California, its splendor, its excitement. Why people go, go and go there : a vivid biography of California by Irving Stone. Legacies of an Adventurous past. Stars, styles and sunshine. Life guide to California wines … AND many other California pieces, pages and pages of color photos. Nice two page Volkswagen beatle car ad, new Beetle only $1675 but old one almost the same value. Photo of Dick Kazmaier and family on the beach. Photo of 21 people who moved to California via Route 66, Jake Small of Bloomington, Indiana, Kazmaier family from Malvern, Pennsylvania, Terry and Deidre Altizer from Peoria, Illinois, University of Louisville graduates Micki Moran, Geri Gottbrath, Marlynn Cullen, more. Great two page color Ford trucks ad with lots of different trucks. Funny photo of Carl Reiner, comic star and writer. Artist Billy Al Bengston with his motorcycles. Neat photo of Laurie Hoover of Pasadena demonstrating a surfing maneuver. Full page color Green giant ad for the 4-foot Jolly Green Giant Rag Doll. Full page color TANG ad.
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Life Magazine October 
                    26, 1962Life Magazine October 26, 1962 : Cover - Musculature of human arm, painting by Dr. Paul Peck.

Beginning of a new series, the human body, Part 1, with some interesting time lapse photos of people in motion and paintings of musculature by Peck. Wally Schirra tells his own story, in color, sweet photo of little Kaliani Flood giving lei to Schirra at reception in Hawaii. Full page color Swank ad, cuff links from around the world, some really interesting ones! Cute full page color Curtiss halloween Candies ad with three children flying on a broom. Katharine Hepburn plays Eugene O'Neill's mother in "Long Day's Journey into Night." How voting machines are jiggered. Astounding photo of pilot George Aird ejecting to safety as his plane crashes and a farmer watches. Close-up - Ngo Dinh Nhu, Vietnam's first lady. Brief obit for LIFE journalist William P. Gray. Very nice full page Mercury with black Monterey. Neat color photo of a display of colorful tinware - would be great framed for a favorite collector. Jack Benny as a very funny Tarzan. Half zebra, half donkey at Manila zoo.Full page Columbia Records ad with Johnny Mathis, Ray Conniff, Mitch Miller, Rudolph Serkin, Jimmy Dean, more. Two page color ad for new Texaco Toy Fire Engine.
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Life Magazine November 
                    2, 1962Life Magazine November 2, 1962 : Cover - US Navy off Cuba.

The danger-filled week of Decision in Cuba, the blockade, photo of 4-year-old Shelley Schwarzenbach evacuated from Guantanamo, images of the reconnaissance photos of missile bases. In color - the great council in Rome, 8 pages of pomp and pageantry. Neat full page Maytag ad with 11 children of Mrs. William Lennon of Venice, California (including three who gained fame as the Lennon Sisters). Nice full page color TWA ad with three pilots. Baby elephant born in Portland, Oregon. Wire chairs. Nobel prize for science goes to DNA-decipherers Maurice H.F. Wilkins, Francis H.C. Crick, and James D. Watson. Photo essay - Rocky cradle of football, mill country along the Ohio river from Steubenville to Wheeling, including coach Bob Wion, football scholarships can help kids get out of the mills. Algeria's Ben Bella. Colossal collection of art fakes, strange story of Walter Chrysler, Jr. , essay compares fakes with real works by the artists. Dealers in art fakes. Natalie Wood as Gypsy Rose Lee. Fashion - furs. Bold outpost off China, Quemoy. Full page color Canadian Club ad with Gordie Eve in timberjack contest.
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Life Magazine 
                    November 9, 1962Life Magazine November 9, 1962 : Cover - U. Thant and Britain's ambassador Dean in Cuba talk.

Dealing with the deadly crisis : the US and its people withstand the nuclear threat. Cute full page Volkswagen ad about easy availability of parts. Full page color Northern towels ad with one of the "All American Boys" illustrations. Photo of Elysian Heights Elementary students in Los Angeles doing take-cover drills n the hallways. A vast disillusion shatters India, Nehru and the country go to war with communist China. Fiction writers James Jones, Katherine Anne Porter, Herman Wouk, John O'Hara, James Baldwin, Philip Roth. Laurence Harvey and Frank Sinatra in "The Manchurian Candidate." Triumphant teen queen Darla Banks. Photo essay - up goes Manhattan, skyscrapers, including Hilton Hotel and Pan Am building under construction, artist's conceptions of future NYC skylines. Medical miracle puts a moral burden on a small committee, which patients can receive kidney dialysis. Fattest airplane, the pregnant guppy - modified Boeing Stratocruiser- hopes to transport bulky rocket engines. Boy gun wonder, Bob Shuley. An ordinary goddess, Ulanova. Full page color Friskies ad for free movie tickets to animated film "Gay Purr-ee" with Judy Garland. Military calls up Air Force reservists, includes photo of Joe Cowing getting immunizations, Colonel George Killen in Cuba.
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                    November 16, 1962Life Magazine November 16, 1962 : Cover - Indian soldier ready for battle.

War in India against China in Kashmir. Why good teachers quit, illustrations by Michael Ramus. Cute photo of Governor Pat Brown playing golf. Obit and photo of Eleanor Roosevelt. Full page Maytag ad with bachelor father F. R. Strude of Baltimore. Photo essay - Vic Sabatino's fierce vision of money and power. Ill-fated raid to Cuba with Alpha 66. Firemen at Connecticut's First Annual Hartford County old-fashioned Firemen's Muster, including photos of William Wysocki, Ernest Gilmour, Gerald Tatro and others. Quarterback Tommy Myers at Northwestern University may be football's next glamour boy, coach Ara Parseghian. Nice full page color Chevrolet ad with white and red Corvairs. Katherine Dunham searches for dances and dances in west Africa. Antique telephones. Funny photo of football player Brad Nelson with coach Harold Swanson. Naturalist Alan Root rescues flamingo chicks in Kenya. Horses in new films, Lipizzans. Cat portraits for animated film "Gay Gurr-ee" in style of art masters. 12-year-old Pamela Franklin snuggles with a lion off screen. Jimmy Durante and Sydney the elephant costar in Jumbo. Full-page color Ballantine Ale ad with Alec Cushing, developer of Squaw Valley winter sports center, ski area. Two page Edison Electric Institute ad with Richard Jacobs family of Creve Coeur, Missouri. NOTE : A small Drink mixing insert ad is numbered as pages 65-72. It may not always be present, please ask ahead of time if you need it.
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Life Magazine November 
                    23, 1962Life Magazine November 23, 1962 : Cover - Fruits and vegetables.

Special issue : bounty of food. Secrets of taste. Harvest splendor - food processing plants. Autumn Harvest photo essay by Bert Stern and John Loengard. Great recipes. Way cool color full page ad for Maidenform bras, with woman in blue and green Egyptian Nile scene. Two page color Kellogg's cereal ad with photo of small boy in baseball uniform and Tony the Tiger. Great two page photo of 20 Illinois twins (toddlers) testing Gerber baby food. Early agricultural visionaries who were the source of all this abundance: Cyrus McCormick, Justin Morrill, Marion Dorset, Curtis Marbut, Seorge Schull, Seaman Knapp: hybrids, mechanization, waste reclamation. Busiest short-order cook, mom Virginia Newcome of 222 Exeter Place in St. Paul, Minnesota. Haute cuisine aprons. Art masters paint food: Arcimboldo, Jakobsen, Bruegel the Elder.All the food fit to print, brief history of cookbook industry. Art of mud puddle cookery - new book by Marjorie Winslow, “Mud pies and other recipes.” Her first cake a flop - Mrs. Eleanor Laird Sherry of Brooklyn and Paul Sherry and their wedding cake that fell off the table. Dramatic two page color Chrysler Corporation ad with image of rocket taking off in the dark.
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Life Magazine En Español November 26, 1962 : Cover : Four ships on the ocean and four planes in the sky.

Patrulla aeronaval en aguas del Caribe, Naval patrol in the Caribbean (this cover photo did NOT appear on the cover of regular LIFE). American encara la amenaza Rusa en Cuba, una decisión Histórica contra un enemigo común. The blockade of Cuba. Jerarcas de la Iglesia Rinden Homenaje al Papa - Church leaders pay tribute to the Pope. Entre la Pobreza, un oasis acogedor, La Unidad Morelos, singular experimento social - Mexico city, new horizons in the barrios. Artist Walter Chrysler, Jr. Comic Tato Bores on Television. Clubs de llave - fancy clubs in color, like the Playboy club. SCARCE.
Fair (All Good, nice, but has minor mark in blank sky on cover) - $74

Life Magazine 
                    November 30, 1962Life Magazine November 30, 1962 : Fold-out cover - Sid Caesar(s).

Fold out photo of seven different Sids in “Little Me.” Opera Rigoletto in exciting paintings by Morton Roberts, 15 pages. Up high - the inscrutable war in India. Another great full page color Swank jewelry ad with men's jewels from around the world. Great little photo of Lucille Ball as Charlie Chaplin, and one of Chaplin's daughter Gerladine in a fashion show. Dulles International Airport, designed by Eero Saarinen, opens. Editorial - seeking a tax cut that makes sense. Photo of fiery collision of Japanese gasoline tanker and empty Norwegian tanker in channel near Tokyo. The passing of the great Niels Bohr, Physicist. The two lives of Defense Secretary Robert McNamara. Science - want to buy a moon?, model builder Gifford Proctor. Close-up - Deerfield Academy Headmaster Frank Boyden, friend to boys for 60 years. Girls playing Pool, including photos of Jean Phan, Joan Arnold, Millicent Blizzard and Rosalind Aglow. The cute and famous photo of Grant Angove having walked down a fresh concrete sidewalk to talk to the mason, Hugh Myers. Two page color Singer Sewing machine ad with many machine models on crates with Santa checking his list. Full page Schlitz beer cans ad for the new softop.
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Life Magazine December 
                    7, 1962Life Magazine December 7, 1962 : Cover - Part II The Human Body, converting fuel, illustration by Arthur Lidov with photo by Ralph Morse.

A barrel of fun for cynics by Richard Oulahan Jr. Weapons aimed at Cuba in Ft. Stewart Georgia, First Armored Division Ft. Pierce Florida. Vince Lombardi of Green Bay Wisconsin. Christopher Plummer plays Cyrano for TV. Photo of Somerset Maughan next to his wax double at Madame Tussaud's. Wolfgang Eulitz drives back into East Berlin to help his fiance Inge Lange to freedom strapped under the car. Cute full page National Steel Corp ad with two beagles and an empty food dish asking for a cupboard full of cans. Lev Landau get a Nobel prize on his deathbed. Patrick Dennis - Auntie Mame's Nimble Nephew. How food becomes fuel - Part II of the Human Body paintings by Arthur Lidov. Budding Young Beauties - Anne Thompson, Leigh Carroll Frith, Patricia Ann Sterling, Cornelia Atherton Serpell, Andrea and Adrienne Gray, Mary McClain, Gin! an article by Charles H. Goren. Billy Budd new movie with Peter Ustinov. Ski styles by Dior and Pucci at Cervinia, includes ski school director Marcello Lombardo, Rusty Gessman of Boston, Count Sylvio Alfieri, Mary-Sargent de Abreu, Anne-Marie Uzielli. Two page Royal Crown Cola ad with Helen Mann, chief missile flight data analyst at Cape Canaveral. Full page color Dixie cup ad with women and children all dressed in shades of green. NOTE : A small Sylvania TV insert ad is numbered as pages 69-76. It may not always be present, please ask ahead of time if you need it.
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                    Magazine December 14, 1962Life Magazine December 14, 1962 : Cover - Marlon Brando.

Three epic movies including Marlon Brando in "Mutiny on the Bounty." Story behind that rage record on the Kennedys. Adlai - the leak, the row, the truth. Russia's hidden clash with Red China. Inside cover full-page color Libbey-Owens-Ford Glass Company (LOF Glass) ad of skiing at Boyne Mountain Lodge, Boyne Falls, Michigan. Mariner's prying eye - news from Venus. The Peanuts gang in "Happiness is a Warm Puppy," by Charles Schultz, images from the book. The Adlai Stevenson Affair. Riemenschneider, master carver of Middle ages - 8 page photo essay. Judith Hollister and her wonderful obsession, a temple of understanding for world religions. Song play "Black Nativity" airs on radio and TV. A baboon goat herder. Dr. Spock - Pediatrician. Snakeskin in fashion. Tiddlywinks, including photos of Stephen Goldberg, Harvard team, and others.. charming photo of Mocha the horse messing up drinking from a soda bottle held by Mary Jo Sherman. Who's afraid of Virginia Woolf? by Edward Albee. Wedding photo of Princess Carole Charlo and Joe Sorrell, in Native American dress. Outer Mongolia. Full page "as advertised in LIFE" ad for foods, with photo of skiers relaxing with cups and spoons, "strawberries in December".
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Life Magazine 
                    December 21, 1962Life Magazine December 21, 1962 : Cover - The Sea - 65 color pages with articles by Romain Gary, James Michener, Eugene Burdick.

The Sea photo gallery by Leonard McCombe - Cape Hatteras, Straits of Magellan, Fijis, Inland sea Japan, Cape Wrath Scotland, Manila Harbor. Ad - two full pages for Folies Berger at the Tropicana. Two page color Chrysler Corporation ad with the new "Mobile Lounges" at Dulles Airport. Ship flips for science - Flip research vessel. Mining the undersea wealth. Bad seamanship and the police who punish them. Norsemen wrest a living from the sea photos by Howard Sochurek. Soviets try to take over the straits throughout the world by James D. Hittle. Ad - two page for Buick Riviera. Adventures of men and their ships by James A. Michener. Portfolio of great sea art. A boy and his ship by Bill Eppridge. Great photo of cruise ship Oriana in the Suez Canal. Yankee harpooner Jim Skakel gets a whale 8 pages of photos. Mighty Shipping Magnates - Anders Jahre, Kaneo Niwa, Stavros Niarchos, Jakob Isbrandtsen, Erling Naess. An enchanted island - Moorea in Polynesia. Awesome color, full page Coca-Cola ad with Santa and toy train and toy helicopter on back cover. NOTE : See the INTERNATIONAL edition, January 28, 1963 for similar content on the SEA
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Life Magazine December 24, 1962 - SPANISH VERSIONLife Magazine December 24, 1962 : SPANISH VERSION, en espanol.

Grandes Ciudades del Mundo - Lima. Arte Piadoso de la Edad Media. Regalo de un rey Mago. Millonario modelo en Caracas - la obra filantropica y social del venezolano Eugenio Mendoza. Fotografias del revolucionarios and mas : Abdullah Sallal (Iman), Mohammad al Badr (Yemen), mas fotos del Yemen y Iman.
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