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Life Magazine 
                      January 9, 1970Life Magazine January 9, 1970 : Cover - Special Double Issue : Into the ‘70s; The Worlds Within Our Bodies, photo of a living human egg magnified 52 times.

The Problem of People Pollution : US a nation of 200 million people, mostly humorous pictures of crowding. The Search for Faith : new religions attract Americans on adventures of the spirit, including Nichiren Shoshu, Monks of the New Skete, I Ching, White witchcraft, Yoga (Truchas, New Mexico, Tom Law, Lisa Law, Tom Watson), Yippies and Martin Carey, General Theological Seminary with Paul Rose, Bill Robinson, Andrew Foster and Linda Foster. Neat two page color Schlitz beer ad with nice speedy sailboat scene. The Worlds within Us - extraordinary microphotographs of the human body by Lennart Nilsson. Trial Trends : some uncommon statistics for the ‘70s. Star of "Hello Dolly!", Barbra Streisand. Shapes of Coalition and Dissent - a new LIFE Harris Poll makes predictions about the near future. Half page Anacin pain relief ad with Mrs. Richard Polansky. Whose Wilderness? - White Cloud Mountains. Fashions for the ‘70s - Rudi Gernreich makes some modest proposals. Centerfold color Goodyear Tire ad with various cars that have used their tires. Neat two page ad with young mountaineers in Wyoming with Paul Petzoldt - for a Life-sponsored documentary movie. 1.1
Very Good
- $30 buy now
Good - $20 buy now

Life Magazine 
                    January 23, 1970Life Magazine January 23, 1970 : Cover - Johnny Carson, the lonesome hero of middle America (feature inside).

Full page color Newport cigarettes ad with rugged sailor guy. Gorgeous two page color photo taken by Fletcher Manley on the slopes of Grindelwald in winter, Wetterhorn peak in the back. A number of letters to the editor pertaining to the Charles Manson coverage, including "How dare You" put him on the cover, LIFE December 19, 1969. Columnist Barry Farrell reports his third burglary in three weeks in Manhattan. Full page Maytag ad with Mr. and Mrs. Larry Volz living in Clear, Alaska, with family and lots of sled dogs. Photographer Philippe Halsman shoots his hundredth cover for LIFE. Tragic conflict in Biafra comes to an end, Biafra lost its try for nationhood and surrendered to Nigeria, Africa, 2 million died, photos include Surgeon Louis Salvador, French Red Cross team, Rene Mader, Ann Seymour, photos of starving refugees, soldiers. Apollo's rock samples under microscope, moon rocks. Yablonski murders - coal mine workers and union strife, United Mine Workers, black lung disease. Soviet medicine - world's most socialized health system - lots and lots of great photos of often unusual medical treatment. Graphics art boom, includes art by Roy Lichtenstein, Yoshiharu Higa, Nicholas Krushenick, Edward Ruscha, Kenneth Price, Ellsworth Kelly, Jasper Johns. Full page color Viceroy cigarettes ad with seedy looking DJ scene. Nice full page color Volkswagen ad with crowded street scene in Honduras.
Very Good - $30 buy now
Good - $20 buy now

Life Magazine 
                    January 30, 1970Life Magazine January 30, 1970 : Cover - A Japanese Snow Monkey soaking in a natural hot spring with snow on his head.

Ecology Becomes Everybody's Issue, includes air pollution, greenhouse gases, noise pollution, plague, DDT, and a piece on Snow Monkeys of Japan. Nice two page silhouette photo of the Brooklyn Bridge. Lots and lots of varied letters to the editor pertaining to the December 26, 1969 issue about the 1960's. Scramble for life in Biafra, starvation in Eastern Nigeria. The "Super Fight" - Boxers Cassius Clay (Muhammad Ali) vs. Rocky Marciano. Soul songwriter Laura Nyro. Living with a home computer - this is an excellent piece about the handy uses of a home computer, Theodore Rodman family of Ardmore, Pennsylvania - Teletype terminal rented for $110 per month, plus $7.50 per hour of telephone line usage. Poet W. H. Auden. How TV violence affects children, includes Chris Cline. The continental jigsaw puzzle : old theory that the earth's great land masses once fitted together is now proved, plate tectonics, continental drift. Theodore H. White's guest column - direct elections are an invitation to national chaos. A neat article on Richard Nixon with photos of many of the varied things he sis as a younger man, including football and golf.
Excellent - $38 buy now
Good - $15 buy now

Life 
                    Magazine February 6, 1970Life Magazine February 6, 1970 : Cover - Robert Redford (feature inside), includes skiing and snowmobiling photos.

New star is a real Sundance kid. Another full page color Weldwood paneling ad, funny to see these ads because this is the same stuff home renovators tear off the walls in horror now. A number of lengthy letters to the editor pertaining to the piece about the White Mountains, LIFE January 9, 1970. Gordon Parks on the Black Panthers, a symbol of militant black rage, includes Eldridge Cleaver in Algiers, New York, named photos of Black Panthers and policemen killed in conflicts. New Kind of catamaran designed by Hobie Alter, the Hobie Cat - designed with surfers in mind. Elmyr de Hory, master faker - he paints counterfeit "masters." Cool green two page Chevrolet Impala ad. Israel's inevitable war, includes photos of women soldiers in the Israeli youth corps wearing skirts above the knee and stopping Arab men for inspection on the street. Harold Krents goes to Broadway, a blind law student and the show "Butterflies are Free" suggested by his life. Three stylish jockeys : Eddie Belmonte, Angel Cordero and Jorge Veasquez. Odd photo of Senator Strom Thurmond surrounded by marshmallows which were thrown at him.
Very Good - $34 buy now
Good - $24 buy now
Fair (All Good, but cover edge creased at spine, first interior page has light soil) - $12 buy now

Life Magazine 
                    February 13, 1970Life Magazine February 13, 1970 : Cover - Close up of one dollar bill.

Your Dollar Problem : How some Americans beat inflation, includes Mrs. Ramon Spritzler doing her own remodeling, Else Moyer cutting her husband's hair, raising your own beef, learning plumbing, learning to sew (Evelyn Paige), raising vegetables (Anneliese Turner), tuning her own car (Susie Mumford), more. TV Some interesting superimposed photos by Bill Binzen. Full page US Ski Team ad. Full page Ayds weight loss ad with Christine Stanley, apparently doctors thought being really fat could hurt on unborn baby in those days - "Luckily my baby was born all right and not hurt from all my fat." Review - "The Dick Cavett Show". Barry Farrell bids farewell to Diana Ross and the Supremes. Author, philosopher, mathematician, and intellectual gadfly Lord Bertrand Russell dies at 97. The Boston Museum of Fine Arts celebrates 100th birthday by acquiring a Raphael. US Attorney General John Mitchell, with an interview with Martha Mitchell (includes golf photo of him and President Nixon). Full page Maytag ad with Mary Cygan of Mundelein, Illinois, and her family. Starlet Jacqueline Bisset. Parting Shots - New York's Sing Sing and San Francisco Bay's Alcatraz prisons have been shut down, Native American Indians are currently holding Alcatraz. Cute full page color Volkswagen van ad with the same amount of stuff packed into a regular station wagon.
Very Good - $23 buy now
Good - $13 buy now

Life Magazine 
                    February 20, 1970Life Magazine February 20, 1970 : Cover - photo of Nathaniel Litt.

An architect who ran away to join the circus as a clown, feature article includes Bill Ballantine, Lou Jacobs, Richard Hoefle, John Peers, Vernice Klier, Jane Shirley, Don Ballard, Leslie Walton, Jan Skullerud, Murry Horowitz, Marcos Barragon. Humorous Bekins moving firm ad with the meaning of FEAR. Teenagers on Heroin. Two page color Chef Boy-ar-dee pizza ad "If your kid isn't football material, send him to college on a frozen pizza scholarship." Full page Mutual of New York Life Insurance MONY ad with art by Willard Mullin. Robert Ardrey : the Case for Population Control (a chapter from his upcoming book, "The Social Contract") - "Man has lost birth control instincts." An exclusive interview with French President Georges Pompidou. Clown school. Lady Antonia Fraser, author of scholarly best-seller "Mary Queen of Scots". Movie Review - Robert Altman's "M*A*S*H". Cute full page American Gas Association ad with grubby boys baseball team in a tub. Unlocked wedlock, photos of unmarried couple with children include Rolling Stone Keith Richard and Anita Pallenberg, Vanessa Regrave and Franco Nero, others.
Very Good - $26 buy now
Good
- $16 buy now
Fair (All Good, nice cover, but spine is mildly water marked) - $5 buy now

Life Magazine February 27, 1970Life Magazine February 27, 1970 : Fold-out Cover - a portion of the mural "The spirit of Cinema America" painted by James H. Daugherty.

Goodbye to the Glory Days - Hollywood puts its past up for sale. Three page fold-out Chevrolet ad with the new Camero in blue and red. Abortion becomes an issue for national debate. Where the birth control pill stands today. Full page color Beautyrest mattress ad with four different naked lady backs and lovely hairdos. Lovely and rather haunting black and white photos by Eriberto Guidi and Umbria and Marches. Full page Leo Payne Pontiac, Jeep, GMC, Subaru auto sales ad, says he is at 300 Wadsworth Boulevard, possibly Denver, Colorado (this ad only available in some issues). Hockey player Bruins defenseman Bobby Orr. Ad-lib fashions at La Coupole. Half page color Raleigh cigarettes ad with skiing theme. South Carolina Congressman Mendel Rivers. Drip art - a new school of sculptures, includes Jackson Pollock, Lynda Benglis, Richard Van Buren Richard Serra, Eva Hesse. Parting Shots - conservationists fly to the defense of the great cats, people against the use of fur and other natural products in fashion.
Good - $16 buy now

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Life Magazine March 
                    6, 1970Life Magazine March 6, 1970 : Fold-out Cover - Billy Kidd.

On the Icy Edge of Win or Lose : an old hand (Billy Kidd at 26) and a green kid (Tyler Palmer at 19) endure the test of ski racing, photo of America's first Gold Medal Winner, skier Billy Kidd. Oil spill spreads over Tampa Bay, tanker Delian Apollon in St. Petersburg, Florida - article deals with ways to clean up spills and problems caused by spills. Interesting article about the new resort "The Big Surf" in Tempe, Arizona - artificial beach with waves for surfers, includes Fred Hemmings, Jr. Full page color Kent cigarettes ad with ski theme. The male contraceptive pill - a vasectomy alternative. Gore Vidal's novel "Myra Breckinridge" makes a chaotic transition to film. New wave of aquatic gear, bathysphere, underwater bunkhouse, Taylor "Tap" Pryor, the Aegir, Hawaii's Oceanic Foundation, Kumu. Horrible photo of 14 year-old Keith Sapsford falling from the wheel housing of a Japan Airlines jet. Another horrible photo of a Porsche tearing into the crowd at a stock car race and flinging two spectators high into the air.
Excellent - $42 buy now
Good - $20 buy now

Life Magazine March 
                    13, 1970Life Magazine March 13, 1970 : Cover - Very nice photo of two different lengths of skirts.

The Great Hemline Hassle, includes two page photo of some really nice legs surrounded by different skirt lengths and opinions. Nice editor's note about author Edward Abbey. The curious "photos" of Jan Weborg, in color. Full page comment piece by Stephen Mahoney, about skiing, ski lessons and Jay Peak in Vermont. School integration bogs down, includes anti-busing advocate James Miller in Denver, Barrett Elementary School in Denver, Colorado, leapwood Avenue Elementary School, Los Angeles. Full page Maytag ad with Mrs. Robert C. Dunthorn of Middletown, Rhode Island and her family. Nepal's Crown Prince Birendra Bir Bikram Shah Deva married Aishwarya Rajya Laxmi Devi Rani. Lakers coach Jerry West; injured center Wilt Chamberlain may return for the basketball playoffs. Threatened America - environmentalist-writer Edward Abbey writes in praise of mountain lions. University of Dayton study shows clothes don't make the man, funny piece about hitch-hiking success with different hair and garb. Minnesota country home shaped of burlap, then coated with plastic. Centerfold color Ford ad with Ford Maverick and Maverick Grabber, very nice.
Good - $20 buy now

Life Magazine March 
                    20, 1970Life Magazine March 20, 1970 : Cover - photo of Diane Knapp formerly Sister Ann Rafael.

Photo gallery from rural Ireland. Comment piece on TV deal for baseball. The Pope's Unruly Flock : a spirit of change shakes the Church. Music Review - Elvis in Las Vegas. Scientist Charles Wyckoff, using special extended-range film, captures the corona of the March 7 eclipse. The kindest uncut of all : men who hide their long hair under wigs to look respectable for jobs. New York City detective David Durk tries to recruit Northeast Ivy League colleges, includes Gary Abrecht, Mary Ellen Abrecht. Group tours for overseas travel to Russia. A father writes about his son's heroin addiction. Sculpture - Constantin Brancusi's reaches back to prehistoric and African works for inspiration. Many photos of women in bikini swimming suits, Miss Whitmarsh Beauty Quest - Christine Hansom.
Very Good - $23 buy now
Good - $13 buy now
Fair
(All Good, nice, but cover is loosening on staples) - $5 buy now

Life Magazine March 
                    27, 1970Life Magazine March 27, 1970 : Cover - The US Takes Off on Credit Cards (feature inside).

Full page color Huffy riding lawn mower ad. The Bomb Radicals - a political fringe turns to terrorism, includes Greenwich village blast from which Cathlyn Platt Wilkerson and Kathy Boudin escaped, then vanished. An interview with a real bomber, no name or photo. Includes information on buying dynamite, bomb squads, photo of Detective Jack Baldwin of Commerce City, Colorado. A Ceremony for Citizens - Mr. and Mrs. Zweifler of Liberty, New York become Americans. Actor-Director Jack Nicholson's new movie, "Drive, He Said". Japan's Expo '70 opens Asia's first world's fair, includes very interesting tower of logs built by British Columbia. Also an article about how Japan economy grew so rich so quickly. New York artists fight to stay in their lofts, Bill and Yvonne Tarr, Tom and Linda Blackwell, Bob Wiegand, Jack and Sandra Beal, Nobu Fukui, . Full page ad for the Famous Writers School with Rod Serling. Book Review - poet James Dickey's first novel, "Deliverance". John Kenneth Galbraith welcomes new disciple Nixon to the environmental struggle. Nine better (than Carswells) candidates for the Supreme court. Centerfold color Volkswagen ad with models from 1949 to 1970 - they are all the same, or very nearly the same. Full page ad for America's Railroads featuring the twin towers of New York's World Trade Center then under construction.
Very Good - $23 buy now
Good - $13 buy now
Fair (Generally Good, but has mildly worn spine end) - $7 buy now

Life Magazine April 
                    3, 1970Life Magazine April 3, 1970 : Cover - Bacall Hits Broadway with Song and Dance.

Two page color American Motors ad for the infamous Gremlin car, white with red racing stripe, and Uncle Sam. Humorous photo of scuba diver jumping in water to swim to rescue sub, San Diego Bay. A number of letters to the editor on Mountain Lions, School Integration and Hemlines, all LIFE March 13, 1970. Laos and Cambodia - New troubles for the US. Underpaid mailmen stage their first strike and troops man the sorting boxes in New York's post offices, includes great full page color photo of Peter Morsellino of Glendale, New York, photo of Victor Irizarry and his family, photo and story of Felix von Moschzisker and his mail experience, he was an Army reservist called up to sort mail. Memories of Big Country - the American cowboy, photos include Raymond Holt, Fred Martin. Novelist Saul Bellow. "The Flight of the Eagle" tells the story of a doomed 1897 hydrogen balloon voyage. A visit to a US Polaris submarine base in Holy Loch, Scotland, "Abraham Lincoln.". Comment - Walt Disney's psychedelic "Fantasia". Parting Shots - the battle over two bears named Smokey the Bear. Full page color travel ad for Nova Scotia, Canada with lovely photo of Keltic Lodge, Ingonish, Cape Breton.
Very Good - $23 buy now
Good - $13 buy now
Fair (All Very Good, but has minor spine end water mark) - $8 buy now
Fair (Generally Good, but has spine end water mark and a smudge on LIFE) - $6 buy now

Life Magazine April 
                    10, 1970Life Magazine April 10, 1970 : Cover - A Bitter Feud : two great Houston heart surgeons.

.Drs. Denton Cooley and Michael DeBackey) at war over the human heart. Two page Clairol Kindness heat Activated hair conditioner ad with the droop-proof curl, cute. An odd two page photo montage by Ray K. Metzker. Two page color Master Charge, Master Card ad with great cartoon art by Bob Zoell (?). Two page Firestone tires ad with Mario Andretti and his family. Louisiana's unshaken Mafia chieftain Carlos Marcello. Alaska's oil bonanza creates debate over what to do with $900 million windfall, includes photo of the old Gold Creek mine - a mess. Trumpeter Swan comes back from the edge of extinction. The little Caribbean island Culebra, and its US Navy bombing and gunnery range. Los Angeles' official sorceress, Louise Huebner, the kind and official witch of Los Angeles. Amsterdam offers weird water toys - this is a huge plastic bag filled with air, sealed with people inside, then you can walk it around, the Water Walk. Full page congress related cartoon by Lurie.
Good - $22 buy now
Fair (Generally Good, but has minor wear) - $12 buy now

Life Magazine April 
                    17, 1970Life Magazine April 17, 1970 : Cover - A thoughtful new student cause - Crusade Against Too Many People, push for zero population growth.

Full page color RAleigh cigarettes ad with sunset view of the Golden Gate bridge. Hugh Sidney does an interesting comment piece on the presidency, Hubert Humphrey view of life from Minnesota, includes a snowmobiling photo. Very nice two page portrait photo of circus man P.T. Barnum's family taken in 1875. Turkey welcomes travelers with golden beaches, rich ruins, and low prices. Black Studies at Cornell : two students, James Clark and Dave Schell, try to find their way on the path to racial understanding, photographed by Gordon Parks Jr. Corporate heretic Robert Townsend, author of "Up the Organization". Full page color Coke ad with Raquel Welch, I believe. Defusing a heart attack, coronary blockage, using a jet of high-pressure carbon dioxide. Snorkeling photos of Fidal Castro, Cuba. Exhibition of 93-year-old cellist Pablo Casals' treasures, awards, and mementos. Book Review - Studs Terkel's oral history of the Depression, "Hard Times". Parting Shots - worldwide productions of the play "Hair". The Amargosa Opera House in Death Valley Junction, Marta Becket, Tom Williams. Really cool two page color Dr. Pepper ad with art by Chas. B. Slackman.
Excellent - $31 buy now
Very Good - $21 buy now
Good
- $11 buy now
Fair
(All Good, but has minor spine water mark and cover partly split along spine there) - $5 buy now

 

Life 
                    Magazine April 24, 1970Life Magazine April 24, 1970 : Cover - Jim Lovell. Jim Lovell and Apollo 13, Fred Haise, Jack Swigert.

Cool two page color Honda motorcycle ad for the mini trail bikes. A review of the movie "Woodstock." Full page color Lincoln-Mercury ad for the imported Capri Sport Coupe car, here in red. Gael Greene describes the first calorie guide by brand name, cartoons by Mack. The Beatles call it quits. Private world of Adolf Hitler (Long piece, lots of photos) as photographed by Hugo Jaeger (Hitler's photographer) and Albert Speer - here's a quote for you - "Well wishers sent him dozens of baby carriages, with broad hints that he find a use for them." World's most coveted stamp - 1 cent Guiana octagon stamp. Eric Segal, author and much more, includes photo of him finishing the Boston Marathon running race. Mr. Todd Tarbox's second grade class in Rockford, Illinois - alternative education works, great photos. Earth Day, April 22, celebration of the earth and protest against man's defilement of it.. Humorous pair of photos where the Czech government heavily retouches a photo to eliminate a deposed leader. Exam-worthy photo of Duane Hanson's sculptures (policemen and protestors) mixed in with real people.
Very Good - $38 buy now
Good
- $28 buy now
Fair (All Very Good, but has a second address label that is partly removed on cover) - $22 buy now
Fair (All Good, but page 51 is missing a corner tip, affects Hitler article) - $18 buy now
Fair (All Good, but first pages have a water marked corner) - $12 buy now

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Life Magazine May 1, 
                    1970Life Magazine May 1, 1970 : Cover - Evelyn Trop, Chapel Hill coed - The Delights of Spring.

Two page Clairol Nice n Easy hair color ad showing many of the colors in color. Two page General Telephone & Electronics ad warning people against making obscene phone calls. On Board Apollo 13 - The astronauts' own story, Captain James Lovell, Jack Swigert, and Fred Haise Jr., they lost all three fuel cells and both oxygen tanks - this is exciting reading. Absolutely excellent two page Volkswagen car ad with psychedelic paint job. Dr. William H. Masters and Virginia E. Johnson reveal the results of their research in new book, "Human Sexual Inadequacy". George Wallace is campaigning to be governor of Alabama. Long-imprisoned Yugoslav writer and politician Milovan Djilas. Leo Castelli's clan are the first family of New York's avante-garde art. Photo of New York City fifth avenue on Earth Day (closed to cars and jammed with people). Great photos of a basketball game and the New York Knicks team (Willis Reed, Walt Frazier, Dave DeBusschere, Cazzie Russell) it took to beat Big Lew of Milwaukee. Parting Shots - an albino (leucosticte) penguin social report from Antarctica.
Very Good - $20 buy now
Good - $10 buy now

Life Magazine May 8, 
                    1970Life Magazine May 8, 1970 : Cover - Spiro Agnew Knows Best - Stern voice of the silent majority.

Joan Didion writes a column pertaining to watching nine motorcycle movies in seven days. Teacher Jane Elliott (on TV) has an inventive way to teach elementary school kids about race relations and the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. The Perils of Cambodia and offering US military aid. The Nixon ladies in their new summer dresses, these are arranged so you could cut them out and tab them onto the Nixon ladies like a doll. Actor Cliff Gorman in the movie "The Boys in the Band". University of California Santa Cruz experiments with ideal of broad liberal education, photos include Ron Richardson, Noel King, Tod Decker, Trisha Miller, Bruce Wandmayer, Michel Landa. Flamboyant flautist (Flute player) Ian Anderson of the Jethro Tull rock group. Wild two page color photo of race car driver Jacky Ickx and his fiery crash in the Spanish Grand Prix. Polar bears struggle to survive. Parting Shots - Newell Bossart, who works on the 40th floor of Seattle, Washington's First National Bank Building, put a huge "It's A Boy!" sign in his office window - which his wife can see from her hospital window. Small photo of Thure Rosene of Oakland county, Michigan collecting trash on his bicycle. Cute mention of the GAMS, OGLE and PEEK clubs of Detroit (Girls Against More Skirt, Organization for Getting Legs Exposed, and People for the Enjoyment of Eyeballing Knees) - for having shorter skirts. Paul Bellesen teaches seamanship to ghetto children.
Very Good - $23 buy now
Good - $13 buy now
Fair (Generally Good, but cover nearly detached) - $5 buy now

Life Magazine 
                    May 15, 1970Life Magazine May 15, 1970 : Cover - Kent State student lies wounded.

Tragedy at Kent (article includes lots of great photos of the National Guard with aimed guns and more), Jeffrey Glenn Miller, Sandra Lee Scheuer, Allison Krause, Bill Schroeder. The more peaceful peace rally at Yale. Full page New York Life insurance ad with golfing theme - we contribute to the delinquency of retirees. Full page color Baskin-Robbins ad for mystery new 32nd flavor of ice cream. Some neat photos by Elliott Erwitt, including a good one of a soon to be married couple. Two page Metropolitan Life insurance ad with Mis Britz and her 2nd grade class - 1970's fashions are not a good match for her. Two page color Smirnoff vodka ad with cool old beached ship. Full page Maytag ad with Mrs. Martha Allessio of Westfield, Massachusetts and her family. Cambodia and dissent - the crisis of presidential leadership. World all their own - retirement communities, features Sun City, Arizona. Sailor's million dollar gamble - Charley Morgan builds an America's Cup boat race contender named "Heritage." South Africa's lonely liberal, Helen Suzman. Updating Mannequins hair and faces to be fashionable. Lloyd Bridges and son. Cute photos of newlyweds Colman LaPosa Jr and Ginny LaPosa from Hammond, Indiana, includes information and photos of Jean Lussier and others who have gone over the falls and lived
Very Good - $56 buy now
Good
- $44 buy now
Fair (All Good, but last three pages are missing a blank corner tip) - $22 buy now
Fair (All Good, very nice, but has faint thin margin water mark) - $22 buy now

Life Magazine 
                    May 22, 1970Life Magazine May 22, 1970 : Cover - Our Forgotten Vietnam Veteran Wounded.

Feature story inside includes photos of Marke Dumpert, Frank Stoppiello, Andrew Kmetzothers, article includes talk of numerous rodents in the wards, more neglect. Full page Raleigh cigarettes ad with color lighthouse sunset scene. Clark Gifford on Vietnam - Set a Date and Get Out. Some of the soft photos of Harald Sund. Two page Sinclair Arco ad with neat color layout including large prop plane landing on Arctic ice runway. MGM auctions off 45 years of props and costumes, great story with lots of photos including color photo of 65 top stars. Kodak full page ad with nice color photo of third grade baseball team, the Mets. Cool photos of model Sheila Edwards and ten feet of hair. A new kind of bikini - made with specially-treated cotton-polyester fabric - lets you tan all over while still clothed. Game warden Jim Morgan tangles with the cattlemen on the Salmon River Range in his fight to save the bighorn sheep. In the face of a crashing market, Wall Street mutual funds manager Fred Mates keeps operating. A group of American Black Hebrew Israelites find a home at last, photos include : Moshe Buie and daughter Naomi; Rahamim Fouch; Gabriel Katan. The Louvre has a show of automotive design. Parting Shots - Dixie's answer to Mount Rushmore on Stone Mountain with a depiction of General Lee, Jefferson Davis, and General Stonewall Jackson. 1.1
Good - $18 buy now
Fair (All Good, but has a minor address label scar and some tanning) - $9 buy now

Life Magazine May 29, 
                    1970Life Magazine May 29, 1970 : Cover - Actress Brenda Vaccaro.

Ffeature includes other actresses who are real people such as Kim Darby, Shelley Plimpton, Carrie Snodgress, Bonnie Bedelia, Genevieve Bujold, Susan Clark, Beverly Todd, Tisa Farrow, Verna Bloom. Investigative Report - corruption in St. Louis, Missouri - Mayor Alfonso Juan Cervantes, The Mob, and lawyer Morris Shenker, Tony Sansone, Jimmy Michaels, Sydney Wyman, Jimmy Carroll, John Vitale, Buster Wortman, more. Handsome two page Schaefer beer ad with color illustration of very old beer mug, new beer mug and can. Three heartfelt letters pertaining to Kent State (LIFE May 15, 1970), one to Sandy Scheuer. Another of those full page cute color American Gas Association ads with lady dressed as gas flame or alien, take your pick. East High School in Denver offers a radical new program to show students the real world, includes photos of Jerry Houlihan, Steve Ater, Lucia Vickers, Fred Kinlaw, Lawren Cary, John Alexander, Ann Kimball, Margaret Steels, whitewater rafting on the Yampa river, more. Dyersville, Iowa's new hospital has everything but doctors, Dr. Charles D. Griffin. Best-selling author John Fowles. Italian adventurer Giorgio Amoretti. Curiously odd full page Beautyrest Simmons mattress ad in color. Full page nicely candid photo of football player Joe Namath in the midst of a movie kiss with Ann-Margaret, both in swimwear.
Very Good - $20 buy now
Good - $10 buy now

Life Magazine June 
                    5, 1970Life Magazine June 5, 1970 : Cover - Inflation, Recession, and a Frantic Bear Market.

Includes photos of Paul Markowitz, sad parent to eight children, unfinished homes in Los Angeles, housewife giving the cash register total a wry look. . Full page Sauna Belt, a waistline reduction item, with man wearing crop top shirt. Full page Broyhill ad with two color rooms of the kind of furniture and furnishings I've seen thrown out in horror and disgust recently. Princeton students push to get Peace candidates elected, Lew kaden, Randy Watkins, others. Cincinnati Reds' catcher Johnny Bench, baseball player, well done photo montage. The glories of Angkor Wat, Cambodia - the great ruins of the 1,000-year-old Khmer Empire. The horrors of home repair, a humor piece by William McWhirter, "Why not buy a new home instead?". Unusual full page De Beers diamonds ad with orange and blue art by Dough Johnson. "Trompe l'oeil" paintings are meant to mislead. Charming photo series of the mini-er skirt of a fan of baseball player Frank Howard, and of a building being dynamited in Denver, Colorado. Great photos of a man trying every which way (and then some) to get a 48" x 50" board into the 34" x 40" of a VW bug, he was persistent for sure. Sad final photos of young David Finitz going over Niagara Falls to his death. Huge two page photo of Nicky K. of Tyringham, Massachusetts as part of a Metropolitan Life ad, he drank a bottle of furniture polish.
Very Good - $21 buy now
Good - $11 buy now
Fair (Generally Good, but turning edge is fanned) - $5 buy now

Life Magazine June 
                    12, 1970Life Magazine June 12, 1970 : Cover - "Tiger Cubs" training at a camp in Jordan.

Palestinian Arabs : new pride and unity, pages of nice color photos. Full page Mutual of New York MONY Life Insurance with art by Willard Mullin. Gorgeous nature photos by Brett Weston of Mono Lake with snow and yucca with dew. General Telephone & Electronics does a great job with this two page color Fluorescent lights ad with Frankenstein. Dr. Kleinman writes a lengthy and vehement protest letter pertaining to the Neglect of Veterans article in LIFE May 22, 1970 - more on same. Changing careers in middle age, with photos of : Jack Fuller; Martin Ahrens; Mike Mitchell; Larry Rogers; Iver Brook. Cleaning up the Hackensack : a Girl Scout troop fights to beautify a river, just like the river clean-up day we have in Salida every year, lots of muddy photos of happy people, Betty Miller, Nancy Lippincott, Jay Newell. Buck Henry writes about filming the famous movie "Catch-22". Jensenism - psychologist Arthur Jensen argues that blacks are born with lower IQs than whites and stirs up a continuing sociological furor. Battle-trained corpsmen use their skills at home in the new MEDEX program in the state of Washington. Furniture-maker George Nakashima creates beauty out of wood. Men changing careers include jack Fuller (teaching in point Hope, Alaska), Iver Brook (ecology), Mike Mitchell (inn owner), Larry Rogers (receiving dock), Martin Ahrens (painter).
Very Good - $20 buy now
Good - $10 buy now
Fair
(Generally Good, but has address label scar) - $5 buy now

Life Magazine June 
                    19, 1970Life Magazine June 19, 1970 : Cover - Actor-Director Dennis Hopper (pictured) makes a wild new movie, The Last Movie.

Another nice two page Atlantic Arco ad with two brilliant pages of blue arctic twilight. Graduation 1970 - it never looked like this before, includes photos of Hollister Francis and David Adler, Jane Klein and Dominic Varisco, Jack Rose, Cheryl Roth, Gertrude Stein, David Sanger, Gloria Steinem, Vassar, Tufts, Amherst, Brandeis, Brown University, nice photo of Mitchell Toll and Marilyn Ackerman motorcycling away, still in their gowns, more. Parker pen full page ad with the most manicured finger tips ever in color, they must be fake. Review article about Joe Cocker's wild rock music act. Passenger Roger Buchanan's photos and account of Arthur Barkley's $100 million plane hijack attempt of TWA Flight 486. President Nixon rescues old friend Robert Finch from HEW and brings him into the White House. Ben Chaney, brother of a slain civil rights worker (James Chaney lynched by the Ku Klux Klan in Philadelphia, Mississippi) faces murder charges in South Carolina. Israeli fashion designers and their unique and somewhat outlandish fashions. African driver ants.
Very Good - $30 buy now
Good - $20 buy now
Fair (All Good, but has very mild cover spots) - $9 buy now
Fair (Generally Very Good, but has mildly rough corner edge) - $9 buy now

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Life Magazine June 
                    26, 1970Life Magazine June 26, 1970 : Cover - Five Americans in a Spanish prison.

556 Americans in Foreign Jails for Smuggling Dope, a very well written and interesting article with lots of photos and personal quotes. Outlandish General Tires ad with odd looking lime green car with cut-out for very wide tire. Charming pair of photos of a loving Great Dane youth in training and Bippie dog sleeping with John E. Cain. Theodore H. White's The Environment Jungle. Very blond two page Miss Clairol hair color ad. Photographer Co Rentmeester's tour of the island of Java, gorgeous humanistic and nature photos. Jackie (Jacqueline Kennedy) and Ari Onassis enjoy sun and sea on their private island named Skorpios. Full page color Smirnoff vodka ad with charming photo of what looks like a National costume of a central European country, but could just be 70's fashions. Opera stars Joan Sutherland and Marilyn Horne. "Laugh-In's" Goldie Hawn branches out into movies "Cactus Flower" and "There's a Girl in My Soup" and a TV special. Tools with ergonomic twist.
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Life Magazine July 
                    4, 1970Life Magazine July 4, 1970 : Cover - Hamilton County, Iowa Boy Scouts folding the American flag.

Lovely watery photos of Antoinette Jongen. Fourth of July Special Issue. Neat double page Schaefer beer ad with color 1842 stein. Tom Prideaux reviews "The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds" and interviews playwright Paul Zindel. Movie Review - "Catch-22". Full page color Alcoa aluminum ad with decidedly 1970's color art. Novelist MacKinlay Kantor and his photographer son Tim celebrate 10 different Hamilton counties, Hamilton County, photos includes the following towns - Hamilton, Texas; Coolidge, Kansas; McLeansboro, Illinois, Aden, Illinois; Jasper, Florida; Cincinnati; Webster City, Iowa; more. Conservation battles won, photos include Ted Steele with the Wood family (Aravaipa Canyon, Arizona, Fred and Cliff Wood), Daniel Paul and Joe Browder. Kenneth Gibson, Newark's new mayor. Philip B. Kunhardt Jr. writes a loving ode to his father. Model Jane Forth is the new "now" face with the most plucked eyebrows ever.
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Life Magazine July 10, 1970Life Magazine July 10, 1970 : Cover - Katie O'Pace in the surf at Ventura, swimming.

California girls decorate the beach, lots of bare skin and bikinis. Report on Cambodia - the tottering wreck we leave behind (big photo feature inside). Three page color Clairol hair color and conditioner ad. Fastest rising track star - Chi Cheng of Taiwan, female runner. Full page Mutual of New York MONY Life Insurance with art by Willard Mullin. Author Mario Puzo, includes photo of him playing tennis. Gruesomely titled book "The vivisector" about a troubled youth. Humorous photo of real elephants investigating trash cans with tops shaped like elephants. Connecticut parole board, with members J. Bernard Gates, Howard Sacks, and Sedrick Rawlins. Simon Nathan does a neat job of photographing the alphabet. The dog named Mop, Bichon Frise. Inexpensive vacation homes, including John and Janet Smith's home on Pend Oreille river, Washington; a Dyna-Dome home near Phoenix; Carol and David Smith's home near Caspian Lake, Vermont; a Rondesics home, and an Air-Lock log home near Groom Creek, Arizona. Full page Hit-Tru golf grip ad with Tommy Bolt. Cool photo of a huge tire loaming over a little security fence. This may be the oddest car ever, a VW bug cut clean down the middle.
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Life Magazine 
                   July 17, 1970Life Magazine July 17, 1970 : Cover - Rose Kennedy at 80 with Ted and Joan at fund-raising dinner (feature on Rose inside that includes photo of her playing golf).

Full page Ford Pinto ad with no car, Ford Rides again! Full page color Champale ad, malt liquor. Another double page painful color ad from Shell. Dewar's Scotch does a full page ad that is a profile of Steve Trachtenberg of Boston. Two page Atlantic Arco ad with Peary of the Arctic Circle and Brown of the Arco Circle. Short piece about earthquakes and measurable uplift in Naples, Italy. U.S. families find new homes in Canada, includes Charles and Jean Argast, . Tiger Cages (for South Vietnamese political prisoners) of Con Son. Five female scientists live on the ocean floor for two weeks, Lameshur Bay, Virgin Islands, Tektite 2, Margaret Lucas, Sylvia Earle. Chet Huntley returns to Montana. Full page American Express TRavelers Cheques with Nancy Kelly. Fashions - sweatshirt art and other stories. Willie York from Big East Fork. Nice follow-up story about the three Apollo 11 astronauts a year after their flight. The humongous wall paintings, murals, of Robert Wiegand, Jason Crum, Don McIlvaine, others. Humorous piece about how to address prince Charles.
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                    July 24, 1970Life Magazine July 24, 1970 : Cover - Activist actress Candice Bergen.

Humorous two page Simmons mattresses ad with women dressed in color to match mattresses. Dilemma of New Standards - A Draft Board Rules on a Conscientious Objector, with photo of Mark Edgell, the Rev. George D. Seifert, Howard Lind, others. Evidently everyone hated the look of Just Plain Jane, Jane Forth (LIFE July 4, 1970), as there are a number of letters to the editors offering make-overs, with retouched versions of her photo. Book Review - Kate Millet's "Sexual Politics". President Nixon's college reunion for Whittier '34 at the White House. America's garish highways coast-to-coast with lots of obnoxious billboards, signage, more. New Arp respirator helps babies with "respiratory distress syndrome" - Carrie Lynn Spolski, R.E. Dillon on Air Force jet, more. Surrealist painter Salvador Dali paints less and less and sells more and more. Photographer Gary Gladstone's new book, "Hey, Hey, Can't Catch Me" about kids. Full page color Kent cigarettes ad with studly surfer dude. Black policy makers.
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Life Magazine 
                    July 31, 1970Life Magazine July 31, 1970 : Cover - Bebe Rebozo - President Nixon's best friend (Nixon and Rebozo golfing).

Feature story includes them being members of the Pewter Vessel Drinking Society at Key Biscayne's English Pub. Curious diet hint from the sugar association, have a soft drink before your main meal to curb your appetite. Alan Shepard - the old astronaut gets his shot at the moon with Apollo 14, includes nice photo of him water skiing. Book Review - Alvin Toffler's "Future Shock". Del Monte catsup ad with the most gorgeous full page color tomato ever, and it is one of their rejects. Twenty-fifth anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Small photo of Dyann Bush with her pet chuckwalla (this photo is only in SOME of the issues). Balanchine's new 17-year-old soloist ballet dancer Gelsey Kirkland. Reminder photos of the atomic bombs blasts in Nagasaki and Hiroshima 25 years ago. At 65, the high-wire walker Karl Wallenda crosses Georgia's 600-foot deep Tallulah Gorge. KLH starts a child development center as a pilot model for industry, photo of Kate LaFayette, child day care for working parents. Clothes fresh from West Virginia sewing bees wind up in smart boutiques, photo of Drusilla Vance. Charming little piece about police officers meeting pigs, Frank Moore, Daffodil, Richard MacEachern, Robert Flaven, Fuzzy, Ronald McCoy, Fuzz, more.
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Life Magazine August 
                    7, 1970Life Magazine August 7, 1970 : Cover - Johnson and the Kennedys, an intimate report by Kenneth O'Donnell.

Cute full page Toyota ad with small stationwagon full of girls in swimming suits and perplexed male holding his surf board outside. America's overloaded big city criminal courts, photo of Bronx Assistant D.A. Jeff Bernstein, Prosecutor Frank Silverstein, art by David Levine. Unusual Fruit of the Loom full page ad with russian language. Race cars, Lee Roy Yarbrough pit crews, George Drolsom's burning car, Bruce McLaren. Movie Review - "Diary of a Mad Housewife". Inquiry into the sudden death of wealthy Greek shipowner Stavros Niarchos' wife Eugenie. Joe Namath, football player, stars in movie, "C.C. and Company" includes great large color photo of him on a chopper motorcycle. Threatened America - engineers insist on straightening our streams, with photos of : Eddie Coan, Murl Sims, Lawrence county, Alabama. A humorous piece about all of the "cute" names men call women such as Cheesecake and Tomato.
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Life Magazine August 
                    14, 1970Life Magazine August 14, 1970 : Cover - Summer Nomads : the fun and frustrations of Americans on the move.

The New York Metropolitan Museum has a new display on the rise of American Architecture featuring wonderful old buildings such as the Flatiron building in Manhattan. Odd four day color Montgomery Wards ad with lots of different clothes and things, rather creepy lighting from below. Special Section includes : Caravans on the open road (cool photo of long line of Airstream trailers, more), Houseboats on the busy waters (includes houseboat the Janet II), Youth in Its Frustrated Festivals (Powder Ridge, skinny dippers, drugs, Dr. William Abruzzi) and Venturers abroad on trains (mostly in Europe, neat photo of scooter/motorcycle/bicycle = moped). Full page Metropolitan Life insurance company with Nicky K. who drank a bottle of furniture polish. Poet Richard Brautigan. A number of letters to the editors pertaining to the Conscientious Objector article in LIFE July 24, 1970. Manhattan's doomed iron palaces await demolition. Parting Shots - performance artist Keith Arnatt's disappearing act - literally - into the earth ** May include a sample small flexible vinyl record of Swing music, page 10.
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Life 
                    Magazine August 21, 1970Life Magazine August 21, 1970 : Cover - The Midi Muscles In.

Very cute photo of women in miniskirt holding up a midi skirt, great feature article inside, crochet was in, too, Rock Hudson doesn't like midis. Chevrolet actually boasts in its full page Vega ad that it will get 25 MPG more of less. Bloody breakout attempt from a courtroom at San Rafael leaves the judge and three men dead, William Christmas, James D. McClain, Judge Harold Haley, Jonathan Jackson. Neat color filtered photos of fruit by Ellen Rogin. A short piece about horse racing at the Saratoga race track. Nana Opoku Ware II is installed as head of the Ashanti tribe in Ghana, a photo of true excess. Arab-Israeli cease-fire on the Suez, shows candid troop conditions. Charlie Manson "family" waits at their ranch while he faces murder charges, Danny Beausoleil, Catherine Share, Mary Brunner, Chuck Lovett, Ginney Gentry, Cathy Gillis, Lynn Fromme, Sandra Good Pugh, and Ruth Ann More house. Affluent Americans are eating too much of the wrong kinds of food. Complaints of racial problems arise during filming of "Halls of Anger", photos of director Paul Bogard; star Calvin Lockhart. Turning on with alpha waves. French balloonist Louis Allione. Parting Shots - Lucy, the 65-foot-high wood-and-tin pachyderm at Margate, New Jersey, has to pack her trunk and move away. Full page color Sears ad with Spyder 500 bicycle.
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Life Magazine August 
                    28, 1970Life Magazine August 28, 1970 : Cover - In an era of sexuality, growing concern about pornography.

Photos of Stephanie Warne and Mike Venz, Bob Cook, Mason City, Iowa, more, the article even includes some photos of nudity. Charming full page color Wolfschmidt vodka ad with silly snorkeling scene (regional page). Investigative report on congressional ethics expert Senator Joseph Tydings. Paris exhibition celebrates Matisse's 100th birthday, big feature with lots of color samples of his art. Alaskan Walter Hickel Is the Secretary of the Interior of President Nixon's Cabinet. All-black detective comedy, "Cotton Comes to Harlem", author Chester Himes. Parting Shots - Patricia Palinkas, wife of the place-kicker for Orlando Panthers held the football for husband Steve in an exhibition game.
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Life Magazine September 
                    4, 1970Life Magazine September 4, 1970 : Cover - The Cover of the First Life October 28, 1920.

Ssee our companion store 2Neat.com). Women's Liberation feature article includes photos of Alice Paul, Flo Kennedy, Kate Millett, more, opinions of Catherine Drinker Bowen, Jane Trahey, Chloethiel Woodward Smith, Poppy Northcutt, Muriel Siebert, Sarah Hughes, Florynce Kennedy, Alice Paul. Cool two page color General Telephone & Electronics GE ad for Sylvania Magicube flash bulb. Angry author Kate Millett. America's Cup sailboat trials, photos - Sam Wakeman and Westy Saltonstall, Charles Morgan, the Valiant, the Intrepid, the Heritage, the France, others. 1970 Obie award- winning musical "The Me Nobody Knows". College students design and race clean-air cars, 44 cars across the United States, electric cars, steam cars, turbine engines and much more. Northern Ireland's violent summer, includes two page photo of rioters and policemen on William street in Londonderry. . Director Paul Mazursky. Full page color Alcoa aluminum ad featuring sailboats in the America's Cup. Bleak fate of the Yankee textile mills, Busiel Mill, Belknap mill, Amoskeag Mills, Harmony Mills, China mill. Apocalyptic warnings about the future of our fragile earth (An inconvenient truth as told 30 years ago) with comments by Paul Erlich, Peter Franken and other famous scientists.
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Life Magazine September 
                    11, 1970Life Magazine September 11, 1970 : Cover - Angela Davis wanted by the FBI, feature inside pertaining to her involvement in the court shootings in LIFE August 21, 1970.

Full page Maytag ad with Lillie Counts of Lombard, Illinois and her daughters. Big two page color Beautyrest Simmons mattress ad with football player Roman Gabriel. Portland, Oregon officials avert antiwar protests at 52nd Annual American Legion convention, photo of Rudy Zern and Mike Senecal. Full page color Del Monte Tuna ad with biggest forkfull of tuna. Great passenger liner "Elizabeth" comes to an ignoble end, includes photos of Robert Miller and Charles Willard, Stanton Miller. Painter Henri Matisse's sculptures. Football Coach Vince Lombardi remembered. Excerpt from Robert Ardrey's new book, "The Social Contract" says that human overcrowding is going to lead to chaos or dictatorship. Cement hull yachts, photo of Al Birch, the concrete Ketch Limmershin. Centerfold color Ford ad with Pinto. Parting Shots - samples of man-powered early flight attempts including Derek Piggot.
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Life Magazine September 
                    18, 1970Life Magazine September 18, 1970 : Fold-out Cover - Top Pop Singers Engelbert Humperdinck and Tom Jones plus Gordon Mills.

Three page color Ford ad with bronze Ford, silver Mustang, and gold Pinto 1971 cars. Movie Review of Jack Nicholson's new film "Five Easy Pieces". Cute full page color Gillette ad with monkey shaving a brave man. Half page Olde Bourbon ad with old style baseball. Full page Army recruiting ad - hard to believe anyone would join after these bad wars. Palestinian guerillas hijack big jet airliners, a Pan American 747, includes photo of highjacker Leila Khaled, also TWA and Swissair jets in Jordan. State University of Wisconsin physics lab destroyed by a terrorist bomb, photos includes physicist Joseph R. Dillinger . Fashion - dog collars for women, chokers. Really colorful Campbell's Vegetable Sup ad, full page. Young black Chicago policeman Renault Robinson. Visit to hurricane Camille-damaged Mississippi Gulf Coast one year later. Centerfold color Ford ad with 1971 Mercury Cougar. Parting Shots - strong-fisted war protester Kathy Huppe, elected Miss Montana, barred from Miss America contest. Full page Ayds weight loss ad with Ellen Clausing Jepertinger. The new amniotic tests for not yet born babies.
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Life Magazine September 
                    25, 1970Life Magazine September 25, 1970 : Cover - Greek actor Takis Emmanuel in a Moroccan outfit.

Men return to fashion elegance, dandyism, ruffles, more!, includes Franco Piscardi, Larry Piller (tennis teacher), Eric Cruz, Paul Stooshnoff and others. Rather nice full page color Emerson television ad with tones of bronze and football scene on the TV. Full page Maytag ad with Mrs. John Carlton of Ontario, California and her daughter. Very cute photo of the wife of Joseph L. McLaughlin Jr at a public telephone. US Phantom F-4 jet protects Israelis from new Arab missiles, includes cool two page vertical photo of an F-4 Phantom in St. Louis, more. The Mets, Pirates, and Cubs vie in National League East Penant baseball race, great photos include Manny Sanguillen and Glenn Beckert. Mill Valley's third-grade singers, with Rita Abrams. Brigadeer General Sidney B. Berry Jr.. Movie stunt lady Mari-Lou MacDonald - really fun photos of her hanging off a skyscraper, jumping on a horse, crashing a car, more. Centerfold color Parker ad of the T-1 pen. Parting Shots - Canada's Pierre Elliott Trudeau judo flipped during a recent visit to Japan.
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Life Magazine October 
                    2, 1970Life Magazine October 2, 1970 : Cover - Martha Mitchell - talkative as ever.

A neat two page photo by Jack Ward of a black and grey scene at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Full page Air Canada ad with pilot, flight attendant and other airline workers. Humor in photography with a radio technician working on a DC-3 airplane cockpit panel. America's mood - five different LIFE writers return to their home towns to check, photos include Dew #2 Chili Parlor in Springfield, Illinois, John Conroy and nine children, more. War flares in Jordan. Tubing on the Apple River, Wisconsin. Pan American Flight 101, a 747 and emergency landing in Bangor, Maine after bomb scare. "Catch-22" star Alan Arkin. Saturday morning TV's "Lance Link, Secret Chimp", includes photo of chimps riding chopper motorcycles with training wheels. Agostino 'o Paxxo, the Madman motorcyclist of Naples, Antonio Mellino. A SUPER article that polls the medical profession and what they think of their patients, includes some great "Top tens" that ought to be posted in all waiting rooms. May have NFL football portfolio ad section inserted in the center, ask if you need it.
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Life Magazine October 
                    9, 1970Life Magazine October 9, 1970 : Cover - Gamal Abdel Nasser, leader of Egypt.

Middle east after Nasser assassination, includes two page photo of amazingly overloaded train going to funeral (all men, of course). Neat two page aerial photo of Thistle racing dinghy regatta by George Silk. Full page color Coleman Skiroule snowmobile ad. Book Review - Ernest Hemingway's posthumous "Islands in the Stream". Full page ad for the Whirlpool Trash Masher. Presidential power aboard the Sixth Fleet, two page vertical photo of Nixon on the Saratoga. . Full page Maytag ad with Mrs. Ward O. Griffen, Jr., of Lexington, Kentucky and her three daughters. Football Coach Joe Paterno of Penn State. Thirteen-year-old Patrick Powell's Tom Sawyer boyhood in Hannibal, Missouri. Romain Gary's novel, "White Dog". Swimming pool art painted and tiled on the bottoms, some psychedelic, some classic. Centerfold color American Motors ad with Matador, Javelin, Sportabout, Gremlin, Maverick, and Ambassador. Parting Shots - Georgia Governor Lester Maddox tries on a pair of water buffalo horn.
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Life Magazine October 
                    16, 1970Life Magazine October 16, 1970 : Cover - Vice President Spiro Agnew on the warpath against "radicals".

Two page colorful Seagram's 7 whiskey with a party that features lots of people, lots of meat and cheese, lots of whiskey and one football. Movie Review - Truffaut's "Wild Child". Drug deaths of Janis Joplin and Jimi Hendrix. Little wigs for little girls, photos of Beatrice Weeks, Linda Hickey, Vicki Crisafi, Stacy Porter. Old retired farmers eagerly return to work under a new plan called Green Thumb, photos of Chris Jensen and Trygve Hanson, Fred Moench, Rolland Dissmore. Full page color travel ad for Jamaica with Elcylin Whyte. Dean Kahler, paralyzed by National Guard bullet returns to Kent State. Cassette TV, this appears to be an early form of videos and VCR, they are already worried about bootlegging. Clare Booth Luce rewrites Ibsen's "A Doll's House" in the light of Women's Lib. Actor Peter Boyle in "Joe". Russian music mystic Alexander Scriabin, revival of his music. Centerfold color Ford ad with 1971 Ford LTD. Full page color Iberia airlines ad with emphasis on fine dining in the plane. Peter Nernetschek has the great idea to take photos of apartment occupants, enlarge them, and place them in windows of the big complex so you could see who lived where - the tenants became much more friendly with each other after this, Munich, Germany.
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                    October 23, 1970Life Magazine October 23, 1970 : Cover - boxer Muhammad Ali - Look out, he's back!

Double page Canadian Club whiskey ad with 65 imitator Canadian whiskies in color. Full page Cachet fragrance ad includes color photos of Jade Hobson (with two different colored eyes), Barbara Alexander, Mary Ries. Cute photo of ex-police German shepard dog belonging to Warren Felton drinking from a water fountain on her own, she learned how to operate the lever. Full page color Grande Canadian whisky ad with dog sled team. New GIs in Vietnam - commanding them in the old way is out, includes Duane Sedler, John Munn, Marty Hyland, Brian Utermahlen, Jack Galvin, Chris Manis, pot smoking, marijuana. "The Free Life" - strange story of a transatlantic balloon trip virtually bound to fail, Pam and Rod Anderson, Malcolm Brighton. Two page color Dodge ad with red and black 1971 Charger car. Life of Undersea coral reefs. Nobel prize for Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn. Full page Maytag ad with Pat and Mel Renfro (Football player) of Dallas, Texas and their three children. Son Noah and mental and developmental handicaps. Full page Farmers Insurance ad with California Driver Donald T. Putney. Full page Delta airlines ad with flight attendant Kris Conrad. Mr. Sara Lee - Nathan Cummings.
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Life Magazine 
                    October 30, 1970Life Magazine October 30, 1970 : Cover - TV talk show host Dick Cavett, his feature article includes a photo of him with the greatest dog.

Movie Review - "I Never Sang for My Father". Two page color Westinghouse ad with hydrologists in yellow hard hats and one of those nasty red rivers that come from mining waste. Candidates get message to sound conservative. Iberia airlines of Spain does a great job with this full page ad showing a worried traveler. Ronald Reagan - hottest candidate in either party, photos include Bob Hope, John Wayne, Dean Martin, and Frank Sinatra. Bette Lowrey is supposed to be the average voter but what does she think?. Full page Ayds weight loss ad with Rita O'Dwyer. The crisis in Quebec includes the kidnapping and murder of Labor Minister Pierre Laporte. Larry Dulhunty's troupe of performers in Australia's Outback, Johnny Faithfull, Charlie Bumble, Paula Smith, Judy Johnson, Danny Kohlar, Laurane Walker, Mick Murphy. Amazing double page vertical photo of pileup of cars in Genoa, Italy after a flood, piled like a log jam. Noble prizewinner James Watson takes up cancer fight. New England Halloween folk art, scarecrows, effigies, more. Humorous photos of the midi that won't die (mannequin in midi in coffin), includes photo of "Women's Wear Daily's" John Fairchild.
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Life Magazine 
                    November 6, 1970Life Magazine November 6, 1970 : Cover - Nixon at 14 with violin (black and white).

Young Nixon - Many charming early photos, story of his quick love of Pat, his career as an actor, the steady girl he didn't marry, breaking into the dean's office, poker champ of Green Island atoll. Full page color ad for Lejon Cold Duck, I wonder if this even exists anymore? Nice full page Huffy ad with five different photos of kids and the adventures they can have via bicycle. Ben Taub Hospital's special emergency room (Houston), mentions dealing with shock in particular, includes Dr. Larry Walker, Dr. Pete Filippone, Dr. Ralph Rohr, Policeman Edgar Willis. Really cool tiny learning rooms stacked in elementary school room. Football player Lem Barney, Detroit Lions. Octopi and mating, octopus. Rupert, Idaho deals sternly with its young drug offenders, includes Judge Sherman Bellwood, Probation officer Floyd Higens, Sheriff Theo Johnson (growing a test crop of marijuana in his office!), others. Full page Chrysler-Plymouth for the cute little Simca car, $1875. Fun article about the even more fun activity of face painting, the adult way, all over the body and with paints that glow in black light. The parting shots sections contains some photos of savvy farmer Taft McGee.The "new tyranny of sexual liberation" as presented by Derek Wright.
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Life Magazine 
                    November 13, 1970Life Magazine November 13, 1970 : Cover - Searching for world's loveliest girls.

Photo of Eileen Ford's models, article includes Jane Fonda, Elsa Martinelli, Ali MacGraw, Candice Bergen, Capucine, Suzy Parker. Colorful seven page Mattel ad with Dr. Seuss character, games, toys, and much more. Norman Rockwell revisited, this is a single page retrospective. Neat two page color Chrysler ad with race car driver and race car engine, family and family car engine. Full page Maytag ad with Mrs. Mafalda Di Mango of Brooklyn, New York, with daughters. Book Review - former Attorney General Ramsey Clark's "Crime in America". John Leonard considers TV football commentator Howard Cosell. Dower father and son serve on San Francisco police force in time of police killings, nice photos of Michael Dower Sr., Michael Dower Jr., plus some of their policeman ancestors, also includes photos of 18 cops killed in 1970 in unprovoked attacks thus far all over the country. "Papillon" author Henri-Antoine Charriere, Devil's Island. The small town of Saint-Laurent-du-Pont, near Grenoble, France suffers a horrible tragedy when 144 young people died in a burning dance hall - most of the doors had been padlocked to keep out party crashers. Dr. Tom Lincoln fights his wife Nancy's leukemia, includes photo of them and their two little kids on a bicycle built for two. Full page color New Leaf cigarettes ad. Kids in a computer art contest, this is generally art made to look like a computer, not art done on a computer. Parting Shots - Duke of Clarence may have been Jack the Ripper?
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Life Magazine November 
                    20, 1970Life Magazine November 20, 1970 : Cover - Oberlin students Rod Singler and Cindy Stewart.

Co-ed dorms - revolution on campus, includes Rob Singler, Cindy Stewart, Gloria Jackson, Joe May, Jane Redmont, Sandy Heck, many, many more, named. Death of General Charles de Gaulle. Full page color True-to-Light ad with four beautiful face, it is a mirror with variable lighting for applying make-up. Neat full page Contac cold medicine ad with Holgate Glacier in Alaska. Enjoyable editors note about why a LIFE cover almost never pleases everyone. Full page color Budweiser beer ad with John Wayne. Three-week El Capitan ordeal, this is a great rock climbing article, photos of Dean Caldwell, Warren Harding. Full page Ayds weight loss ad with Marie Van Billiard. Unusual half page color ad for Norwegian Sardines. Shocking :-) photos of Mary Ann Smoke's backless dress. Full page American Gas Association ad with "The Blue Flame" a really neat looking land speed record car on the salt flats. Jordan's King Hussein after civil war. Shaky, the first electronic person, computer scientist Charles Rosen. Magician Maurice Del Monte's contortionist box trick. Margaret and Walter Keane and their famous paintings of children with big eyes. Dustin Hoffman stars in "Little Big Man" and is made up to look ancient. Parting Shots - photo of a car crunched between two San Francisco electric streetcars, license plate DTN786.
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Life Magazine 
                    November 27, 1970Life Magazine November 27, 1970: Cover - Khrushchev (black and white).

Khrushchev remembers - an extraordinary first-person story begins this week, Part I - Terror of Life with Stalin. Full page color ad pertaining to the S.S. Hope hospital ship. Two and a half page extremely pretty color diamond jewelry ad by De Beers. Craig Cassette recorders advertises to Control Ear Pollution. A storm that killed hundreds of thousands ravages East Pakistan, which is now Bangladesh. World's scarcest animals in Ethiopia, lovely photos.Cool full page color Alcoa aluminum ad with the Sierra Madre Search and Rescue Team, rescuing Billy from Los Padres National Forest, photo of climber lowering emergency litter on ropes. New closed circuit TV system in Boston makes distant diagnosis possible, includes Dr. Kenneth T. Bird, Keven Smith, Bentley Hutchins, more. Hard to believe, but knickers were actually a fashion statement in 1970. Surviving emergency situations as taught by Lute Jerstad and Willi Unsoeld, both from the US Everest team of 1963.
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Life Magazine 
                    December 4, 1970Life Magazine December 4, 1970 : Cover - Khrushchev remembers World War II.

1963 portrait by Karsh, part 2 of a four-part series. Aftermath of cyclone-devistated east Pakistan, Bangladesh, among other horrible things, they are dragging bodies into the river so it will wash them away, includes town of Hatia. Cute full page Royal typewriter ad with five different jolly santas. Failed raid to free American POWs in North Vietnam, photos of Bob and Joy Jeffrey, family of Stephen Kott, Irene Davis, June Nelson, Nona Clarke, Harold and Valerie Kushner, Kathy and son Jimmy Plowman, others, art by Danny E. Glenn, Ronald Mastin. Two Oakland football quarterbacks - Daryle Lamonica and George Blanda. European cast-iron palaces, such as the Paddington railroad station, York railroad station, Grand Palais for the Paris Exposition of 1900, Eiffel tower, more. Cute photo of a chipmunk with cheeks filled to overflowing.
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Life 
                    Magazine December 11, 1970Life Magazine December 11, 1970 : Cover - Organic food : new and natural, model Gunilla Knutson owns a health food store.

Full page Maytag ad with Mrs. John Carlton of Ontario, California and her daughter loading dishes. A neat two page photo of New York City newsstand in 1935 by Berencie Abbott. Two page color Vive Le Bain fragrances ad. Rather charming full page American Gas Association ad with polar bear and man showering. Review of Jean Stein-George Plimpton's oral history on Robert Kennedy, "American Journey".US electricity crisis, demand is higher than supply, nuclear power was supposed to help, describes lots of different aspects of providing and distributing power, geothermal,includes great two page vertical color photo of a man-made cave in Northfield Mountain in Massachusetts that holds water pumps. Japanese writer Yukio Mishima commits suicide the old way, hara-kiri. Former Pentagon research and engineering chief Herbert F. York presents a 10-point plan to reverse the arms race. Khrushchev Remembers, part 3 of a four-part series. Organic foods, includes wonderful photo of breads. Famous mime Marcel Marceau stars in a silent film, 16 times. Budding teenage paleontologists Paul Olsen and Tony Lessa of Livingston, New Jersey successfully fight to preserve a rock quarry in Essex county, no name. Europe's micro-cars, awesome tiny cars, Bond Bug, Automodule, Fiat 500, AWS Piccolo, William, Stil, Alta 200. Parting Shots - adults holding their Teddy Bears, including Theodore Roosevelt.
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Life Magazine December 
                    18, 1970Life Magazine December 18, 1970 : Cover - The gifted Buckley family.

47 of them including James L. Buckley, John Buckley, William F. Buckley Jr., many more, nice feature article. Khrushchev Remembers, part 4 of a four-part series.Two page photo by David Douglas Duncan showing dead being loaded into helicopter in Khe Sanh. John Leornard reviews women's role on TV, Mary Tyler Moore. Boxer Muhammad Ali knocks out Oscar Bonavena, lots of photos, mostly candid shots in wild outfits. Soul singer Tina Turner, some neat photos with fringes and beads. Full page color Coleman Skiroule ad with green snowmobile and some rad riding. New York University's unpredictable Hall of Fame, includes some of the famous people who never did get in, plus funny old photo of Calvin Coolidge on skis with poles, on grass, obviously not winter.
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Life Magazine December 
                    25, 1970Life Magazine December 25, 1970 : Cover - Mother and baby, taken by Kent H. Barton, Amateur winner in the Faces category.

Special Double Issue - Life's photography contest's prize winning pictures. Full page Lincoln Continental ad that includes man holding old style ice axe and climbing gold-line rope ... in the middle of a flat desert scene. Classic Landscapes - photo winners Ernest Braun and David Cavagnaro, includes a nice photo by John Deeks at a swimming hole on the Uba River. . The Faces of America - photo winners Ken Beckles and Kent Barton, includes photo of the Hendrikus Zandbergen family taken by Sam Coombs. Stopping the Action - photo winners Mrs. Wyn Berry and Kenneth Klementis (his photo is a fantastic shot of a big white water raft up on its edge). Tenderness. Nature in Close-up. Make a Point. Grand Prize Winner -Leon Kuzmanoff's nostalgic vision of America, he won a one year, $15,000 contract with LIFE magazine (little did he know they were about to go out of print). Full page National Ski Patrol ad. 1.1
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Fair (All Good, nice, but 4 pages have a water marked corner tip) - $15 buy now
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