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NOTE : In a few cases from 1963 on, some content varies by the distribution region, Eastern vs. Western half of the USA.
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Life Magazine 
                    January 8, 1971Life Magazine January 8, 1971 : Cover - Special Double Issue - The new shape of America.

View from US 80, photo of snow blowing across lonely stretch of this highway. Nice sunset silhouette photo of motorcyclist on the prairie near Cheyenne, Wyoming. Photo of the ladies of the Altoona Kitchen band of Iowa. Photo of 100-year-old Chief William Red Fox in full native American garb and war bonnet and Jim Marco, in Aurora, Nebraska. Full page ad for the really unflattering Trim-Jeans meant for weight loss. Two page color GM ad with a gold Pontiac Grand Ville. A new youth Harris poll, they seem pretty conservative, their views on drugs, sex, religion, divorce. Last grab for land, includes photos of the Tazlina Glacier in Alaska, the Yukon river, the completely battered off-road vehicle area at Dumont Dunes, California, overgrazing around Gilson Butte in Utah, the Kennecott copper mine in Alaska, more. Full page color Parliament ad featuring a bunch of really neat cigarette holders. Free schools, Radical Moms of Decatur, Illinois - photos include Tami Harris and Dan Ford, John Condon and Jeff Whitcomb, William Austin, Regina Hart, Nancy Roucher, Laura Jahr, more. Jet-age scramble, this is a photo piece about the frustration, mechanics and boredom of modern air travel. Comedienne Joan Rivers. Columbia, Maryland's planned town, a city made with humans in mind. Getting together - We the people - Americans may start listening to each other again. Four-day work week, includes photos of Don Carr and Philip Lansdale; Jack Petersen, Jeff Boyersmith, Jim Dunn, Billy Burden, Joe Giba (includes midget race car), Tony Noce, Fred Houston, Connie Wilbur (includes photo of her and son on motorcycle), Wally Hoare 1.1 .
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Fair (All G, but cover lightly rubbed and white LIFE neatly filled in) - $6 buy now
Poor (generally G, but cover F/P) - $5 buy now

Life Magazine January 
                    22, 1971Life Magazine January 22, 1971 : Cover - Tricia Nixon - her romance with Ed Cox.

John Leonard reviews Flip Wilson's TV show. Full page plus color Pontiac ad with LeMans T-37 car and art by VK and AF. Full page Enden dandruff shampoo ad with MAN getting his hair shampooed. Cool two page Chevrolet ad with lots of words and colorful little cluster of Vega cars. Wise photo of garbageman Tyrgeve Lehn holding an umbrella over his head at the garbage dump. Great Volvo ad with full page photo of car with six other cars stacked on top of it. Letters from Howard Hughes. A big editorial on Nixon's third year in office. Law School Dean Derek Bok, Harvard's new president. Natalie Makarova, prima ballerina of the Leningrad Kirov Ballet, defects to the West, includes gorgeous ballet photos. Two page Volkswagen VW Bug car ad with the 89 ways to tell anew one from an old one. Pesticide dangers for the ibis and the falcon. Young TV stars Julie Sommars of " The Governor and J.J." and Peggy Lipton of " Mod Squad" . Minibike craze, little motorcycles with very small wheels, includes Jackie Morris, Steve Sisco, Jackie Meek. Artist Jack Davis does his humorous work with football and football fans.
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Fair (Generally G, but cover nearly detached) - $5 buy now

Life Magazine January 
                    29, 1971Life Magazine January 29, 1971 : Cover - Bob Hope (feature inside).

Full page Maytag ad with Mrs. Mildred Herschler of Huntington, New York and her family. War-crippled Vietnamese boy, Lau, returns home. Alos, the happier story of Ngu Van Xia who was burned, treated also by the COR in the US, also returns to Vietnam. Movie Review - Altamont's "Gimme Shelter" about the Mick Jagger and Rolling Stones concert with Hell's Angel's "patrolling" - four died . Georgia's new governor, Jimmy Carter, speaks out against discrimination. Mercury levels in fish. Fashion - hot pants. Lehman gift to New York's Metropolitan Museum sets off controversy with conservationists. Children launch the magazine "Kids" , photos include Peach Boyd; Jonathan Fowler; Joel Woods; Candace and Marc with David Frost. Flying authentic World War I planes, Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome, Fokker triplane, Dave Fox, Cole Palen, more.
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Life Magazine February 
                    5, 1971Life Magazine February 5, 1971 : Cover - World War II Cartoonist Bill Mauldin's Willie and Joe look at the New Army.

Photo of Fort Carson, Colorado Springs, soldier John Geurts and his own chopper motorcycle (feature on Bill Mauldin's characters viewing the new army). Eerie two page photo of beach in California with smog shrouded city in background, by John Loengard. Neat full page Volkswagen Bug ad enumerating all the changes over the past 23 years, 2,250 improvements. Two page Montgomery Ward ad for ecologically sound new detergent soap. Statesman Averell Harriman and Senator Edmund Muskie's recent conferences with Soviet leaders. Nice full page color Tampax ad with woman doing a rowdy snowmobile ride. Goucher College in Baltimore offers a handyman course for women who want to learn how to fix things, includes photos of Peggy Rubin, Martha Chigas, Cathy Spann, Barbara Antonazzi, Christine Lloyd, Joan Cortez. Oil tanker spills in San Francisco and New Haven. Frances Marie Kenney (nee Burke), former Miss America 1940. Full page color Lark cigarettes ad for clean cigarette smoke, stop smogging. Heart Bypass : a radical new surgery saves coronary victims, photo of Jack Chronin and daughter Jill, Jack and Beryl Chronin. "Hot Lips" Houlihan, Sally Kellerman of " M*A*S*H" fame, stars in new film " Brewster McCloud". Norma Grace Constantineau of Hartford, Wisconsin gets branded an excessive drinker, the fallout from that.
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Life 
                    Magazine February 12, 1971Life Magazine February 12, 1971 : Cover - Jackie Onassis under a chauffeur's umbrella.

Jackie watching, essentially a bunch of paparazzi photos. Full page Sugar Information ad that encourages you to eat some candy and hour before lunch to give you the willpower to eat less. Neat altered photos of Morocco by Jan Weborg. Nice full page color ad about traveling to Britain. Air freight business troubled by theft, the Mob and labor racketeers, includes photos of policemen dressed as ne'er-do-wells showing how easy it is to steal. Satellite photos of the US taken by the Russians. A few more POWs are seen in photos for the first time, includes John Davies, Robert I. Biss, James A. Clements, Leo G. Hyatt, David Carey, Ralph Browning. Terrier dogs at Westminster. Fiasco at Aswan dam in Egypt - critical report by Claire Sterling. Beatrix Potter rides again, this time as Ballet. Small victories in desegregated school of Americus, Georgia, Sarah Cobb Elementary School. Full page ad for the Airline of Israel, El Al, "We fly by the bible." Defense contractors - my 19,000% overrun, very, very funny story by William Zinsser, mentions Lockheed Aircraft Corporation in particular.
Very Good - $21 buy now
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Life Magazine 
                    February 19, 1971Life Magazine February 19, 1971 : Cover - Nostalgia : actresses Rita, Ruby, Paulette, Myrna, Joan, Betty in a heart.

Life photographer Larry Burrows dies while reporting on Laos, his helicopter was shot down. Bright two page TWA ad with astonishing pink Taj Mahal scene. Full page Mayflower movers ad with a stuffed polar bear. Full page color Yuban instant coffee ad. A number of heartfelt letters to the editor pertaining to the war-injured children story and Lau, LIFE January 29, 1971. Full page Macleans toothpaste ad. Astronaut Alan Shepard goes to the moon and back on Apollo 14. A Life Special - Nostalgia - Includes Ruby Keeler's musical " No, No, Nanette" on Broadway. Busby Berkeley's Girls Glitter Again. Vintage Hollywood's Movie Palaces (includes Atlanta Fox, Loew's 175th St., Grauman's Egyptian theatre, Chicago's Oriental theater, Loew's Paradise, Pantages Theatre, more). Berry Berenson's fashion photography. Orson Welles' 1938 " The War of the Worlds." Four movie queens : Joan Blondell, Paulette Goddard, Betty Hutton, and Myrna Loy. Art Deco. Cute full page color Benson & Hedges cigarette ad with love beads and favorite break.
Very Good - $28 buy now
Good - $18 buy now

Life Magazine 
                    February 26, 1971Life Magazine February 26, 1971 : Cover - snowmobiler Arthur Mason.

Photo - Chicago Union Stockyards, nearly empty and snowy. Snowmobiles cool, fast fun and trouble too (noise pollution), photos include Roberta Williamson, Edwin Remick, Mrs. Donald Little, Dennis Kovalfski, race in Rhinelander, Wisconsin. Two page photo ad for Metropolitan Life ice insurance showing work scene in 1916, pertaining Tuberculosis. White tracks on the moon from a two-wheeled hand cart - Apollo 14 explores the moon. Full page color Chrysler Marine products ad with very hip woman standing on edge of motor boat. Full page Big Yank ad for manly man work clothes. Experiments in geology - and telepathy by Colin Leinster. Max Rafferty losses to Wilson Riles for Superintendent of Education in California - his job is for all the children. Vietnam - a portfolio of photos by Larry Burrows (includes the amazing photo that is the cover of LIFE April 16, 1965, plus Nguyen Thi Tron, Nguyen Lau and more. Bucky Fuller - his prediction for 2000. The death of an elephant, the whole elephant herd was in attendance and they were compassionate - photos by Horst Munzig. A humorous bunch of proposed new postage stamps.
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(All G, nice, but has faintly water marked margin) - $8 buy now

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Life Magazine 
                    March 5, 1971Life Magazine March 5, 1971 : Cover - Boxers Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier.

Backstage with them - the battle of the boxing champs. Full page color Crest toothpaste ad on page 13 varies by issue even though it is NOT a regional page : May be 1) a cross-stitched sampler OR 2) a photo of a father shaving surrounded by tons of kids and a black Newfoundland dog. Shocking and rather horrible full page Columbus shock absorbers ad with little girl playing with gun. Full page color Canadian Government Travel Bureau ad with sumptuous food laid on rather grimy looking beach, plus dead rabbit and waterfowl. Full page color Maryland cigarettes ad with fox hunting theme. Lieutenant Calley takes the stand - military court at a Georgia Army base hears about the Mylai massacre from the man who led the troops and is now charged with murdering 102 Vietnamese. Great cleanup across the nation. Kind word for the military by Eugene McCarthy. Wuthering Heights movie with Tim Dalton, one of the James Bond's. Nixon's great friend Robert H. Abplanalp and his home on Grand Cay, he owns this whole island in the Bahamas. Aspen's new kind of ski bum - they're girls!, includes Carolyn Zinke (fabulous ski photo), Tubing at Snowmass Mountain, Sue Smedstad, Dawn Clark, Kathy McMillen, Phyllis Garrett, Sandy Sollitt, Mary Duffey, Lyn Carlson, Leslie Smith, Lisa Brooks, Gail Ramsey. Vermonter William Mundell.
Good - $32 buy now
Fair (Generally Very Good, but last few pages pink with color transfer. Doesn't affect Dalton, Ali or Frazier.) - $14 buy now
Fair (All Good, but has a mildly water marked corner at the back.) - $12 buy now

Life Magazine 
                    March 12, 1971Life Magazine March 12, 1971 : Cover - War in Laos, photo of a land mine exploding among South Vietnamese troops.

Very pretty two page color L7M cigarettes ad with black woman in bath, the only ugly thing is the cigarette. Survey of five helicopters used in Laos war : Cobra, Loach, Huey, Chinook, and Superhook. Israel's new frontiers resulting from Six-Day War in June 1967. Willy Schaeffler, new US Ski Team coach, photo of Schaeffler with Tyler Palmer, more, great piece. Sister Cornelia of the Sisters of Divine Providence volunteers with local police to help with Pontoon Beach's drug problem, Illinois. America's newest furniture fad - the waterbed. Legal Aid lawyer Martin Erdmann has won cases for thousands of muggers, rapists, forgers, and thieves. Ferdinand Cheval's bizarre and wonderful backyard palace of fantasy in the tiny French village of Hautevilles.
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Life Magazine 
                    March 19, 1971Life Magazine March 19, 1971 : Cover - Boxer Joe Frazier pounds at Muhammad Ali.

Norman Mailer on the fight - 9 pages of action color. A short review piece on the TV show "All in the Family" - called a wretched program. Actually great full page color Chrysler marine products ad with bright red boat filled with yellow water skis and four freezing swimmers and fishermen, stuck in a frozen lake. Series of photos of Lee Wright flying his small J-3 Piper Cub airplane from outside of it! Large number of letters to the editor pertaining to the Snowmobile piece in LIFE February 26, 1971. A dinner party for Chicago mayor Daley and 10,000 of his friends. Page and a half Jim Beam whiskey ad with the two Burt Bacharach. Canadian primer minister Trudeau's secret wedding. Lost men of Muldoon Canyon, Idaho - Bob Bailey and Joe Conquest, hunters stranded in snow storm. Magic music boxes - automatons. Lud Vollers, ex president of Burlington Industries, look for a job - this is an in depth and well done piece.
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Life Magazine 
                    March 26, 1971Life Magazine March 26, 1971 : Cover - Walter Cronkite on a sail boat - a visit with a nice guy.

How the U.S. army spies on citizens, includes Christopher Pyle, lists of actual crazy assignments, more. Great White Shark. Crossroads at Tchepone, Laos. Whitney M. Young Jr. - a tribute. Fashion - veils or the net returns. Company Town Saltville, Virginia, Olin Chemical Works - company closed, photos include Floyd Helton, Pat Brady, Jim Hogston, Buddy Cahill, Earl Cregger, Carl Slate, more. Wood brothers of Stuart, Virginia are the best car racing pit crew in the business. E.J. Bellocq's turn-of-the-century portraits of New Orleans prostitutes, they are wonderful. Full page color Canadian Government Travel Bureau ad with 400-year-old walled city and castle in the middle of Quebec City. Prescient editorial about auto pollution and the drive to have cleaner cars. Three letters to the editor pertaining to the ski bum piece in LIFE March 5, 1971, including a very critical one from Danile Ford of Durham, New Hampshire who was clearly threatened by the thought that women could be ski bums.
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Life Magazine 
                    April 2, 1971Life Magazine April 2, 1971 : Cover - Judy Fay.

High school pregnancy, includes photos of Judy Fay, Linda Twardowski, Lupe Enriquez, Lynda Kump, Cheryl Gue, Vicki Conger, Sandy Winters, Lri Cardin, Citrus High School in Azusa, California. Full page color Camel cigarettes ad with photo of Emile Gouche and his odd art. Photo of a really cool icicle that really does look like an arm and hand. Photo of Jeff Jobe of Richland, Washington hang gliding with skis at Sun Valley for a ski movie. South Vietnamese drive into Laos, invasion comes to a halt, includes amazing two page color photo of Wounded ARVN arriving at Khesanh. Cable TV offers more channels, photo of Fred Rogers as sample of educational television. Full page color Alcoa aluminum ad with lady holding Head 360 skis, poles, boots. President Nixon's first two years in office. Gail Robinson, the Met's 24-year-old soprano, photos include M.L. Robinson, Michael Ries, Joan Sutherland, Minaperle Taylor, more.
Very Good - $21 buy now
Good - $11 buy now
Fair (All G, nice, but cover has a faint mark) - $5 buy now

Life Magazine April 
                    9, 1971Life Magazine April 9, 1971 : Cover - FBI's Edgar J. Hoover.

Pretty full page color Ford ad with 1971 Ford LTD, bronze car in lovely sunlit scene. Humorous piece by Joe Flaherty about aging and basketball. Full page color Suzuki ad with motorcycle and sunset shore scene. Music Review - " Songs of the Humpback Whale." Lt. William L. Calley Jr's trial and inquiry into how the US wages war, Fort Benning. Growing exotic pet fad, lions (Fran and Jerry Daugherty), monkeys (Lloyd Penn family), wildcats (Si Merrill, Dave and Sue Salisbury), otters (Joe Davis), chimpanzee (James Davis). Ice Hockey, Boston Bruin's center Derek Sanderson. Mordecai Richler, an expatriates, visits Canada and reports on it today. Full page color Marlboro cigarettes ad with a drawing, not a photo. Peter Brook directs the Royal Shakespeare Company's " Midsummer Night's Dream" in a form of circus.
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Life Magazine April 
                    16, 1971Life Magazine April 16, 1971 : Cover - Ex-Beatle Paul McCartney tells his story.

Vietnam Veteran Mike Ball of Midland, Michigan's difficult return to the US - this is a very good piece about the traumas of returning to a country against the war. The Manson jury's seven-month ordeal, photos include Mrs. Jean Roseland, William Zamora, Herman Tubick, Anlee Sisto, Alva Dawson, John Baer. Very nice two page color photo of crewer (boater) taken by Tony Ruta. Cute photo of Merle Turpin painting little classmate Debra Barham in a free-expression art class. Nice full page color New Brunswick Canada travel ad with sunset lighthouse scene. Composer Igor Stravinsky dies at 88. Smokestacks invade the wide-open air of the Southwest, photos include Native Americans Preston Bell and RAlph Selina, Black Mesa Coal in the four corners region. Spot the puppy and his monkey mother, Judy. Architecture - dramatic new look in laboratories : fortresses for science. Sarah Sue Ritchey, housemother to the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity at the University of Alabama. Centerfold color Volkwagen ad with Campmobile.
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Fair (All G, nice, but cover and outer two pages beginning to split at spine) - $22buy now

Life Magazine 
                    April 23, 1971 Life Magazine April 23, 1971 : Cover - Jane Fonda - Busy rebel and activist (feature inside).

Two page color Eve cigarettes ad with Queen Anne's lace. Full page color Suzuki motorcycle ad with a blue 125 street legal on a dirt trail. Cool two page Pan Am airlines ad with neat photo of very old style airplane, open cockpit and all, I believe it is Charles Lindbergh. Photos of Simba the Ocelot opening a door on his own. Very nice full page photo ad for travel in Alberta, Canada. A number of letters to the editors pertaining to the pregnancy in high school piece in LIFE April 2, 1971. A Breakthrough cancer test that can detect at least one form of cancer very early. Second round of public opinion on Lieutenant William Calley, found guilty of murder at Mylai. Instant millionaires - basketball bidding for rookies. Gertrude Stein and family - great art collection. The Circus - neat photos of Jose Guzman. Lennart Nilsson takes unique and wonderful photos of hormones. Idaho primitive area, middle fork of the Salmon River, lots of wildlife photos. Full page Carlton's Corner ad for odd tennis training machine. Full page color Honda mini motorcycles ad. Well done piece by Jane Howard, "The diary of a polluter."
Good - $10 buy now
Fair
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Life 
                    Magazine April 30, 1971Life Magazine April 30, 1971 : Cover - Chinese children marching.

Stunt driver Jim Rusing in fiery speedboat stunt, great photos! Neat full page color Mercury ad with the Cougar car in blue and a woman wearing the upholstery material and holding a cougar. The Great Wall of China (and other parts of China) open to western tourism, includes photo of George Brathwaite, Olga Soltesz, and Judy Brochenski, members of the US table tennis team on the wall, Glenn Cowan, more. A whole country being worked very hard, opinion piece by John Saar about China. A conversation with Mao Tse-Tung, written by Edgar Snow. The section on China is very long - this is practically a special issue on China. "I am a catholic in case of accident, please call a priest" - this is a piece about modern Catholicism and Father James Gilhooley in particular, written by Joan Barthell. Great beds, chairs and more made to look like race cars, fire engines, dolls, and much more. LIFE's Great Diners - photo gallery, includes Neal's Pullman Diner in Bay City, Michigan, the Metropolitan View at the Railroad museum near Akron, Ohio, The S&C Diner in Detroit, the Caverly diner in Boston, all in old railroad cars.
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Life Magazine 
                    May 7, 1971Life Magazine May 7, 1971 : Cover - Germaine Greer, saucy feminist that even men like, includes very cute full page photo of her with Dick Fontaine.

Odd full page color Edison Electric Institute ad for electric living with family that is probably supposed to be cute. Two page Metropolitan Life insurance ad with 1923 photo of children getting diphtheria shots. Republican Congressman Paul McCloskey visits Indochina. Jean-Claude Duvalier of Haiti. Full page Ford mustang ad with red and black car and woman in matching hot pants outfit.. Treasury Secretary John Connally. Everglades on fire for months. Saving old Savannah, Georgia, restoration of old buildings. Neil Simon's struggle to save his latest play. New Paris Metro line, subway train. It's Howdy-Doody time - again (Buffalo Bob, Rita Brand, Billy Oltmann). Don Worth photographs trees and rocks in San Francisco. 1.1
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Life Magazine 
                    May 14, 1971Life Magazine May 14, 1971 : Cover - Mrs. Joe Hamilton, alias Carol Burnett.

Book Review - Carlos Castaneda's " A Separate Reality" . Young demonstrators unsuccessfully try to shut down Washington, photos include Police Chief Jerry Wilson, Deputy Chief Ted Zanders, Dr. Herbert Hazelkorn, Chinook helicopter and marines. Rather charming full page New York Life insurance ad with young man and father doing push-ups. Full page VW ad with Lake Erie Junio Nature and Science Center van and zoo animals, Bay Village, Ohio. Full page Firestone tires ad with race car driver Al Unser. Biafra, one year later. Two page Pan Am airlines ad with 1939 Pan Am Dixie Clipper and a new flight simulator for space travel. New York City program for training men to be registered nurses, photos include Mrs. Joyce Hope and Mike Garone (currently a policeman), David Hinson. Charles Evers starts long-shot campaign to be black governor of Mississippi. Bill Graham, proprietor of the Fillmores East and West, leaves rock concert business. Mint 400 off-road car race over the desert north of Las Vegas. Groovy Christians of Rye, New York, photos include : Kris Skedgell, Steve Heefner, Dr. Victor Paul Wierville. A new underwater game, the Octopush, underwater hockey.
Very Good - $38 buy now
Fair (All G, but has minor soil on a cover corner) - $14 buy now

Life Magazine 
                    May 21, 1971Life Magazine May 21, 1971 : Cover - Lyndon Johnson, L.B.J. back home (with grand child and bluebonnets).

Full page Power Companies ad with Joseph Zagorski and his family. Cute full page Aladdin thermos ad with funny man scuba diver. How the U.S. muffed a chance to end the Vietnam war, written by Harold Wilson, former prime minister. Eight people charged with conspiracy to kidnap Henry Kissinger, the Berrigan circle, photos include Philip and Daniel Berrigan, Elizabeth McAlister, Joseph Wenderoth, Stuart Schaar, Anthony Scoblick, Neil McLaughlin, Mary Cain Scoblick, more. Special report on detergents and phosphates - pollution concerns. Bomb called "Cheeseburger" with two page vertical photo, they used to be used to create emergency landing sites for Helicopters. Walk-a-thons for charity, includes stilt walter Chuck Wegman, more. Ryan O'Neal, actor, Love Story. Pollution in New York City.
Good - $11 buy now

Life Magazine 
                    May 28, 1971Life Magazine May 28, 1971 : Cover - Chris Brown in the role of Christ - Worldwide success of "Jesus Christ Superstar" - a reverent rock opera.

Two page color American Airlines ad showing the awesome lounges, wish they still had them. The Volcano Mount Etna erupts in Italy, nice color photos, lava overruns the Volcanological observatory too. Bone marrow transplant from sister Tami Elias to her little brother Maurice Elias of Woodland Hills, California, he got better. Black and white dating, includes Faye Becker and Dexter Clarke, Cordell Pastel, Connie Sparks, Maureen Wilson, Germaine and Walter Lide, Essie Caldwell. Two page color TWA airlines ad showing the new coach and First Class sections. Justice and the Panthers. Super-huckster Glenn Turner. Boeing's SST Supersonic transport project put away. Men doing needlework, includes Roosevelt Grier (football player), Dudley King, Sergio Aragones, Rocky Graziano (boxer), Arte Johnson (Laugh-In), sewers Richard Hallett, Howard Heffner, Warren Soloway, Mindy Nix, and others knitting. Includes small centerfold Marlboro pamphlet about chuckwagon cooking with recipes, which counts as pages 37 -52.
Good - $11 buy now
Fair (All G, but cover has address label scar and spot) - $5 buy now

Life Magazine 
                    June 4, 1971Life Magazine June 4, 1971 : Cover - Christina Ford, Mrs. Henry Ford II.

Full page Danka ad, these are danishes that go in the toaster, they look like pop-tarts. Interesting colorful and pretty Jell-o ad for sprinkling dry jello mix on frosting, ice cream and fruit. Half page Los Angeles Zoo ad with cast of thousands. Full page color Cool 'n Creamy ad which looks like chocolate pudding in an ice cream cone. Southwest drought, includes Lake Pauline near Quanah, Texas, Sells, Arizona, dried up Red River, more. Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau and bride Margaret go to Moscow. Big city Boy Scouts adding new constituents in ghettos, photos include Hector Melendez, Dexter White, Mike Gardner, Tony Talbot. Extremely red full page Ford Maverick car ad. Nice full page color Tampax ad with snorkeling. Boston University's search for a new president ends with Dr. John Silber. Hippo rescues Impala from a crocodile, this is a crazy series of photos..
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Fair
(All VG, but has address label scar) - $7 buy now

Life Magazine June 
                    11, 197Life Magazine June 11, 1971 : Cover - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts' gala debut in Washington.

Photo of Ted and Joan Kennedy, related feature article includes funny photo of Cooki Lutkefedder and Anthony McDonald, Eunice Shriver, Pat Lawford, lots of wild clothing. Lovely color photos by Kjell Sandved of insects close-up. Two page color Hardwick appliances ad with woman in funky quilted skirt. New York State adoption laws help create legal fight for Baby Lenore, photo of Nick DeMartino and Lenore. California farm labor contractor Juan Corona accused of mass murders in Yuba City, California. Frank Lloyd Wright's principles of architecture protected by widow Olgivanna at Taliesin, includes Charles Schiffner, Lath. Unusual full page color Marlboro ad with cowboy riding his horse in the surf. Selective Service Director Curtis Tarr, the draft. Bestseller publisher Lyle Stuart. Apollo 15's moon car, the Lunar Roving Vehicle (LRV), photos of astronauts David Scott and James Irwin, Alfred Worden, including with their three brand new Red, white and blue Corvettes. Photo of the 14 people who died in Sallen, France, in a freak accident where a floor collapsed into an old well, wedding of Francoise Davenet and Eugene Fabien. Photo of Vietnamese Major General Nguyen Vinh Nghi with an incredible number of medals. Bill Mauldin's tribute to Audie Murphie.
Very Good - $23 buy now
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Fair (Generally Very Good, but has a rough corner tip) - $7 buy now

Life Magazine 
                    June 18, 1971Life Magazine June 18, 1971 : Cover - Tricia Nixon in her wedding dress.

White House bride. Very cool two page photo of cemetery in New York city by Arthur Tress. Half page Jim Beam whiskey ad with Orson Welles and his daughter, Rebecca Welles Moede. A predictable number of letters to the editor pertaining to the Black and White dating piece in LIFE May 28, 1971. East Pakistani refugee disaster, Bangladesh - this article reports that the "Short-lived state of Bangla Desh was dead.," Cholera, Krishnanagar. Left-hander Vida Blue is the most exciting baseball player in years. The big military mess, cold war. Italian government attempts to maroon a collection of Mafiosi on two little islands and nobody is happy. Upwardly mobile home - Mobile Americana corp. - Stacked mobile homes (like a parking deck) near St. Paul Minnesota. Prison life of Jimmy Hoffa. Long-haired military men must wear hair nets.
Good - $10 buy now

Life Magazine 
                    June 25, 1971Life Magazine June 25, 1971 : Cover - Frank Sinatra retires after 30 years.

The curiously odd story from 1941 LIFE, the government opium business in Singapore, photos. Lovely two page color Honda mini motorcycles ad with family riding through fall colors on a nice dirt road. Full page color Johnson's baby oil ad for getting a darker tan. New census shows an exodus from the Great Plains, photos include Elwood Jorgensen, Hans and Clara Bossen, Ole Hall, Vienna, South Dakota, and curious photo of railroad tracks that cross at right angles, more. Tricia Nixon marries Edward Finch Fox. General John W. Donaldson, charged with an atrocity in Vietnam. Investigative Report - Prisoner Kayo Konigsberg disrupted Springfield Medical Center federal prison. Growing New York rivalry between Governor Rockefeller and Mayor Lindsay. William A. McWhirter family - American expatriates in Paris. Stanford Darling decorates his home - inside and out - with 1,000 paintings, he paints the refrigerator and everything else, murals.
Very Good - $42 buy now
Good
- $32 buy now
Fair (All G, with VG framable cover, but has faintly water marked spine end) - $16 buy now

 

NOTE : In a few cases from 1963 on, some content varies by the distribution region of the USA.
The difference is typically just a few ads, but may apply to a short piece on the back of an ad page.
If you need a specific ad or short piece or photo, note this in the COMMENTS section of the order form, thanks.

Life Magazine 
                    July 2, 1971Life Magazine July 2, 1971 : Cover - Our Indian Heritage.

Neat full page color Volkswagen ad with old couple at ancient log cabin - "It was the only thing to do after the mule died", a 2Neat customer identifies the couple as Hensley (not Hinsley as printed in the ad) of Dora, Missouri, and notes that they lived in that cabin at the time the photo was taken. Wonderful portraits of Native Americans, photos by Joseph K. Dixon in 1908-1913. Full page color Party Tyme cocktail mixes with color cartoon art by Mort Drucker. Quite a number of letters to the editors pertaining to Olga Scarpetta and adoption (LIFE June 11, 1971). Major international assault on Everest defeated, photos include Sherpas, Norman Dyhrenfurth, Dougal Haston, Yvette Vaucher, Pierre Mazeaud, Harse Bahuguna, others mentioned in article, Khumbu icefall, they were apparently attempting the Southwest face. Dan Ellsberg, the man at the center of the controversy over the top-secret Pentagon papers on US involvement in Vietnam. Golfer Lee Trevino. A Life Special - Our Indian Heritage, The Sacred Places, The Custer Myth, Indian Art, A Vision Beyond Time and Place by Pulitzer-Prize-winning novelist N. Scott Momaday. Included in the Indian Heritage section is Crazy Horse, Crow Reservation near Hardin, Montana, Longhorn Saloon with sign "No Indians allowed" near Pine Ridge Reservation. A bulldozed peace sign in Vietnam.
Very Good - $23 buy now
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Life Magazine 
                    July 9, 1971Life Magazine July 9, 1971 : Cover - Picture Contest Winner, photo by winner Larry C. Moon.

Full page color Chevrolet ad with red two dog Vega. Full page movie poster ad with motorcycle photo art for the movie On Any Sunday. A number of nice letters to the editor pertaining to East Pakistan (LIFE June 18, 1971). Confessions of " The Winter Soldiers" - American veterans testifying to US atrocities in Indochina, for example "Every truck in the convoy ran over that kid", article also has photo of soldiers administering water torture, it says they were later disciplined - but such behavior must have stayed in the military because they were still doing it more than thirty years later in Abu Gra'ab prison. Young Americans travel to Europe, includes photos of Christina Cluett of Denver University, Chris Allsebrook. Ralph Nader writes about the need for a new kind of patriotism. The 1971 Winners for amateur photographers, first prize went to Dr. William M. Johannes, many, many wonderful and inventive photos. Life announces a new competition for professional photographers - The Bicentennial Contest. Vitamin C mania. Singer Karen Wyman. Mobster Joe Colombo is shot on Unity Day. A bit on the disastrous rock festival in McCrea, Louisiana.
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                    Magazine July 16, 1971Life Magazine July 16, 1971 : Cover - Bess Myerson, part of feature on stores that cheat consumers.

Soviet cosmonauts killed on Soyuz 11 are buried, they died mysteriously during re-entry. Full page color Calvert whiskey ad with sad golfer looking at the ripples in the water trap. Curious full page color British Overseas Airways Corporation BOAC ad with probably a stewardess and a surf rescue team member from Australia. Tennis player Evonne Goolagong, at Wimbledon and at a disco with Colin Dibley. New stars for the Olympics, includes Pat Metzdorf, Steve Prefontaine, Lee Evans, Rod Milburn. Chile's Salvador Allende - a special kind of Marxist. Grand old resort hotels - Mackinac Island (Michigan), The Chalfonte (New Jersey), Wentworth by the sea (New Hampshire), Old Faithful Inn (Yellowstone, Wyoming), Mission Inn (California), The Homestead (Virginia), The Greenbrier (West Virginia), Poland Spring House (Maine), Windsor Hotel (New Jersey), Tampa Bay Hotel (Florida). The wooing of Wilbur Mills, Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee. Maggie Smith and Robert Stephens - The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (Movie). Jazz Trumpet player Louis Armstrong. High Rise Hammock in Germany, six hammocks in a vertical stack for viewing a car race at Hockenheim.
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                    July 23, 1971Life Magazine July 23, 1971 : Cover - Clint Eastwood, photo by Bob Peterson, a very nice person.

The world's favorite movie star is - no kidding - Clint Eastwood. The Whiz Bang Quick City, plastic bubble homes, cardboard geodesic domes, tepee made out of a parachute, more, it was built by architectural students at the real Woodstock location. Trying to help GI addicts, includes Chad Harris, Jewel Barnes, Palo Alto Veterans Administration Hospital, Ward 4B2, Mickey Vaquera, Ken Forney, Dan Patterson, Cliff Hughes, Sonny Martin. Worst forest fires of the century scar Arizona and New Mexico, Gila Forest, Fire fighter Ron Brown of Bernalillo. Hildegard Knef (Neff). Block Island regatta, sailboat races off the Rhode Island coast. Pungent Memories from Mr. Acheson, former secretary of state. Thomas Eakins, painter and photographer. Bobby Fischer - chess player. Color photos of Marilyn Monroe when she was just Norma Jean, photos by William Burnside. Professor Richard Eakin and his wonderful zoology classes. Cute photo of Sharon Poole pitching for softball team, she tried to get into baseball little league.
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                    July 30, 1971Life Magazine July 30, 1971 : Cover - Premier Chou En-lai in Peking.

China will talk from a position of strength, written by Edgar Snow. Bicycle Madness, a feature article on bicycle riding for fun and health, includes a photo of an organized ride near Baraboo, Wisconsin, polo on bicycles, Robert jaffee commuting on his bicycle, Chicago's Turin Bicycle Co-op. "My new best friend is a bile green wheel" - a humor piece about bicycling by Loudon Wainwright. Destroying the germs of war, army chemical weapons cleanup at Pine Bluff Arsenal in Arkansas, agents of biological and chemical warfare, anthrax, more. The long light of midnight of Iceland, art photo gallery, The tempting of a small town - Tiverton Rhode Island decides whether to allow new industry or preserve nature, written by Roger Vaughan, Federico Fellini, clown, cartoonist, written by Dora Jane Hamblin. A stork with an arrow in it is captured and healed, Dr. Adalbert Mikulicz, Vienna.
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                    August 6, 1971Life Magazine August 6, 1971 : Cover - Ann Margret "sex kitten."

Two page GTE ad with policemen and Sylvania digicom system, a computerized map for use in the car. Canyonlands, Utah photo gallery. Fighting the genetic odds, baby Cheryl Storm has a hereditary disease, Hurler's disease, Frank and Paula Storm of Connecticut, tests for new babies. Fall from a hot air balloon, Sylvie Allione is carried aloft on the outside of the gondola, falls from 320 feet (see LIFE August 21, 1970), Ann Margret is suddenly blooming. How many millions should an F-14 fighter jet cost?, Grumman aircraft corporation. The hunt for a boy who didn't want to be found - Kevin Dye in the mountains near Casper, Wyoming. Close in among the elephants, naturalist Iain Douglas-Hamilton. Cartoonist Bill Mauldin confronts General Patton. Water babies - learn to swim before they walk, , includes Timmy Arnold, Lucile Cowle (teacher), Yohnny Yim, Lori Thompson, Brett Howard. Some old nickel bargains still linger on, Staten Island ferry, Palisades Amusement Park carrousel ride, Lollipops, Nickelodeon, more. .
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                    August 13, 1971Life Magazine August 13, 1971 : Cover - Modern feminist, naked Eve, "Eve was framed."

The woman problem - now and then. Cute photo of tots Dori Dominis, Paul Dominis, Ah Chou, in Hong Kong. Full page Old Gold cigarettes ad with rugged guy surf fishing at dusk. Full page Farmers Insurance Group ad with Sasha Gilien of Mountain View, California who had received a heart transplant. How to live with both Peking and Taiwan by A. Doak Barnett. Rarest rock concert of all, Bob Dylan, Leon Russell, Ringo Starr and George Harrison (Beatles) - benefit concert for East Pakistan, Bangladesh. Opening the gates to new prison reform, includes special bungalows for conjugal visits, Samson Dixon at Soledad Prison in California. Neat full page red and yellow Virginia Slims cigarettes ad. Acupuncture New bumpers for cars - the 5mph bumper. Feature on Woman, part 1, Women throughout history, lots of art, representations, chastity belt, "In the Bible, women seemed to beget only males", much more. Roller Derby, a neat color article including Eddie Krebs, Tony Roman, Margie Laszlo, Darlene Forbes, Taft Waters, Ann Calvello, Midwest Pioneers, Bombers. First Annual Lake Calhoun Milk Carton boat Race photos.
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Life Magazine August 
                    20, 1971Life Magazine August 20, 1971 : Cover - Princess Anne at 21.

Somewhat odd full page color De Beers diamonds ad with woman's hand with 16 identical diamond rings, you'd think they could at least show some variety. A prescient editorial pertaining to the threat to magazines, postal service 142% rate increase, discusses the things the publishers have done to make distribution easy for the postal system. Two page Army recruiting ad with one page showing a four photo sequence of parachutist jumping out of plane. Heywood Hale Brown compares current baseball players to the Baseball Joe of yesteryear. Four interesting letters to the editor about the Bicycling piece in LIFE July 30, 1971. Northern Ireland explodes in the worst outbreak of violence in 50 years. Apollo 15's astronauts explore the mountains on the moon, Jim Irwin, David Scott. Portraits of Princess Anne by Norman Parkinson. Slaughter of Golden eagles in Wyoming and Colorado. Women's fight for the vote, Part 2. Frank DeVito wins the new American lotto. Feature on movie ratings, illustrated by Lou Myers. Nancy Manfredonia booked on morals charge - a crazy story. Football player Joe Namath and his injured knee.
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Life Magazine August 
                    27, 1971Life Magazine August 27, 1971 : Cover - Game plan for the dollar, Burns, Nixon, and Connally in currency football uniforms.

Farewell to the new Irish martyr Father Hugh Mullan in Belfast. The Nixon economic bombshell, things like price and wage freeze, budget cut, tax relief, import tariffs, by Hugh Sidey. Ted Kennedy's visits the Pakistani refugees in northeast India. Free shows in the park - includes Shakespeare in Chicago Masquers, T. Daniel. Hitching a ride across America, Randy Brook and Laurie Thruelsen hitch hiking across the country. Is women's lib a dirty word in Milwaukee? You've come a long way buddy - men's lib by Barry Farrell. Into the air junior birdmen - Camp Solo, young aviators Jonny Fleck and Dan Berson, Timmy Patterson, Dave Sirota, Richie Cohen - a great piece. A short piece about baseball player Satchel Paige. The hated San Antonio expressway. The biggest burger, and other records - a bunch of Seattle folk set out to break a bunch of records, Guinness book of World Records.
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                    September 3, 1971Life Magazine September 3, 1971 : Cover - Tubing, probably on the Apple river, Wisconsin.

Special Issue on American Outdoors. Survey of Americans at play. Brock Brower, father of five, makes a case for the family vacation. Rock climbing devotees in the Shawangunks, with photos of John Stannard. Comprehensive employee recreation programs. Food for the campfireside. Edward Abbey reports on urban blight in Yosemite. New outdoor gear. Six wild havens to explore : Okefenokee, Georgia; Buffalo River, Arkansas; Bob Marshall Wilderness, Montana; Moose River, New York; Aransas, Texas; Siuslaw National Forest, Oregon. Barry Murray describes his family's 2,500-mile horseback journey from Mexico to Canada. Floating houses, Mary Holt, Mick and Mildred McKiernan, Polly Pratt, Chris Roberts. Centerfold Zenith color ad featuring the new 16-inch portable Zenith Chromacolor. Photo of a very, very crowded Pismo beach in California (cars, campers). Two page color photo of dusty motorcycle scene, 650 cyclists in 75 mile race in California Mojave Desert. Photo of headlamp night-time cross country ski tour in Vail, Colorado. Photo of a young man windsurfing off the Pacific Palisades, California.
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                    September 10, 1971Life Magazine September 10, 1971 : Cover - Television after 25 years.

There page RCA television ad with football theme. Clarence H White photos from end of 1800's. Here it is, an ad for the Giant Metal Rose wall bouguet, those tacky things we can't believe anyone like. Election time in Saigon. Canned menace, botulism - Campbells soup takes action, the plant in Paris, Texas was the problem. The Bon Vivant soup factory was completely wrecked by this, authorities ordered seizure of all Bon Vivant in circulation, 1.25 million cans, Andrew and Maria Paretti. LIFE photographer Margaret Bourke-White died on August 27, 1971 - memorial photo gallery, one of her photos was on the cover of the very first LIFE. TV special section, impact on our life, Harris Poll of what we watch, how Fred Silverman chooses television shows to produce, TVs top ten from 1951-1971. Felix the Cat - our first TV star, late 1920s.
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Life Magazine September 
                    17, 1971Life Magazine September 17, 1971 : Cover - Six recipients of heart transplants.

All six were dead within eight months of being photographed together, they are Everett Thomas, Louie Fierro, George DuBord, Fred Everman, Henry Jurgens and Beth Brunk, Philip Blaiberg and others are also mentioned in story. . A new report on an era of medical failure - the tragic record of heart transplants. Two page color Marlboro cigarettes ad where you can get five different Marlboro man or western scene posters. Nice full page ad for travel to Britain with comfortable scene of old English pub. Astronaut Gus Grissom's wife sues after her husband died in Apollo I capsule fire. Hard to believe, but here is a full page ad for EMBA Mink. Cyclops writes a review of the Sonny and Cher show. Lessons of the Pentagon papers. Dick Van Dyke shoots a new series with his new TV wife, Hope Lange. 300 years on the Tuttle family farm in Dover, New Hampshire. Aborigine David Gumpilil, star of film Walkabout. Amazing photo of George Boyden inspecting the Sandia Peak Mountain tram cables by walking along them, near Albuquerque, New Mexico - this photo only in some issues after page 20, ask first. Sad pair of photo of Alessandro Floris attempting to stop the thieves stealing the payroll on a scooter, then being shot to death, Genoa.
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                    September 24, 1971Life Magazine September 24, 1971 : Cover - the Jackson Five with Mom and Pop.

Rock stars at home with their parents - oh my gosh, they look YOUNG! - Frank Zappa, Elton John, Eric Clapton, Ginger Baker, Joe Cocker, Grace Slick, David Crosby, Richie Havens, Back side of cover is Grace Slick of the Jefferson Airplane (in a Los Angeles Police uniform) with mother and daughter. Three page fold-out color Ford Torino ad in bronze. Two page color Cadillac ad with pewter and red cars. Full page charming color Friskies dog and cat food ad with kitten licking puppy. Full page Montgomery Ward ad with Native American man and astonishing array of real fur rugs available at Wards. Attica Prison's bloody Monday rebellion - these photos look like a full scale war, with trenches and all.. Relationship between Texas financier Frank Sharp and Will Wilson, top federal law enforcement officer. Six letters to the editor about Edward Abby's nice piece on Yosemite (LIFE September 3, 1971) Bill Moore, the man who tried to save Penn Central railroad. Fatherless Mark Schultz 12 years old, advertises for fishing companion, people who fished with him included Frank Knox, Dennis Lunde, Jim Tipton, Kim Leftwich, William Roedell, Danny Roedell, Dan Simmons, Ivan Mecham, Joe Sippon, Mark Wray - a great story.. Edward Weston - photo gallery. The Fairbanks, Alaska ear contests.
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Life Magazine 
                    October 1, 1971Life Magazine October 1, 1971 : Cover - The Brain - photos by Lennart Nilsson.

Very large number of letters to the editor pertaining to the Television articles in LIFE September 10, 1971. Some of Doris Ulmann's excellent photos of Appalachia from the 1920's and 30's. Taming the strip-mine monster, restoring mined land, written by Edmund Faltermayer. Very Gold and yellow Montgomery Ward large appliance ad. Storm over Attica, this is an inquiry into the prison riot (LIFE September 24, 1971). Waiting for a Riot in the Tombs Jail in Manhattan, written by James Mills. The Brain, part 1 - amazing photos. Grand Forks North Dakota school for teachers, Includes Bonnie Mastel, Jerry Frank, Marion Gornowich, Ruth Spitzer, Julia Christianson, Harriet Peterson, others. Erma Bombeck, the Socrates of the ironing board. Body Surfers at Newport Beach, Brutal, the Wedge - Bobby Bell, Dan Starr. William Kunstler in defense of himself. Great ticky-tacky house photo, Serramonte in Daly City, California. Summer skiing on grass with new wheeled skis, these look more like bulky roller blades. .
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                    Magazine October 8, 1971Life Magazine October 8, 1971 : Cover - Americans shopping for new cars.

Full page color L&M cigarettes ad with a gorgeous paisley shirt. Very red two page Revlon lipstick and fingernail polish ad. Half page color Coors beer ad, Rocky Mountain Spring Water, Golden, Colorado. Humorous pair of unrelated photo sent by readers - a PRE-earthquake sale at the Record Store in Palo Alto, a really odd odd stone silo near Chicago (These "Photos to the Editor" available only in some issues, not all). . Scathing series of letters to the editors about the Heart Transplant articles (September 17). Movie Review - " Sunday, Bloody, Sunday." US fields a squad for team handball, the new Olympic sport. Photographer Mirella Ricciardi records Kenya - these are positively fantastic photos. Big feature article on the new 1972 cars, includes Paul and Sandy Dardo, Charles and Eloise Callahan, Leroy Carpenter, Harry White Ford in Atlanta, more. Worldwide lack of great political figures. Actress Judith Lowry, includes photo of her riding side-saddle on the back of her grandson's Honda motorcycle. Controversial psychiatrist and author R. D. Laing. Fashion - Yves St. Laurent, short comment piece. Parting Shots - Mamie Eisenhower celebrates her 75th birthday. 1.1
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                    October 15, 1971Life Magazine October 15, 1971 : Cover - 1,500 Disney employees in front of Cinderella Castle.

Disney World Opens in Florida. Neat two page color Marlboro cigarettes ad with cowboy and small group of horses on a large, plain green hillside. Another of those Pantene hair products ads in a foreign language, this one in German. Two page American Telephone and Telegraph ad, the photo page shows a very nice baseball scene. Young voters surge to enroll in the system, includes Gordon Herman, Jan Tieken, Steve Cole on Venice Beach, William Lynch, Walter Sobol, Deborah Capelle. Shah of Iran and his people get ready for their nation's 2,500th birthday party, Persepolis. Coach George Allen with the Redskins, football. Twelve great supreme court justices of all time. Great Swedish director, Ingmar Bergman. Schoolchildren from Russia and the U.S. paint the same sorts of things in much the same way. Another full page EMBA Mink ad. A short piece on Chet Huntley and his proposed Big Sky development in Montana. Stanford University experiment in prison brutality, this is a pretty neat experiment.
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                    October 22, 1971Life Magazine October 22, 1971 : Cover - The Brain, Part II : the amazing cells that command our bodies.

Judy, Janice, Joanie, and Jeannette Hund of San Bernardino, California get married in a quadruple wedding. Some lovely and austere photos of Sand Dunes by Jon Schwarz. Two page Army recruitment ad with five young men who are friends, joining together as part of the Buddy Option to serve together. Pretty full page color Leroux liquors ad. Goodness, half page Captiva ad for Big Mama nylons. Rock opera "Jesus Christ Superstar" opens on Broadway. New Jersey preschool kids test containers with special safety closures, photos of Denese Easley; Audrey Huang trying to remove safety caps. Natural food advocate Adelle Davis, photo of Adelle with Jim Sitterly. Full page color Ski-doo ad with cool altered psychedelic photo of snowmobile. Old buildings converted to be new schools. Short piece on Abbie Hoffman, who did NOT cut his hair. Parting Shots - Ziggy the elephants moves out of solitary in an indoor stall after 30 years and into his own backyard.
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Life Magazine October 
                    29, 1971Life Magazine October 29, 1971 : Cover - Teen heart throb David Cassidy (feature inside).

Rather inventive full page color Philco television ad involving a window shade. Full page color Montgomery Ward ad with a wooden cuckoo clock. Movie Review - James Garner's "Skin Game." Iran celebrates its 2,500th birthday, this is the party given by the Shah, see also October 15, 1971. Two candidates, two campaigns in Boston and Philadelphia : Louise Day Hicks running for Boston Mayor and Frank Rizzo for Philadelphia Mayor. Bright full page color Greenland Studios ad for rag dolls. Capture of black militant H. Rap Brown. Jet port opens up the remote Seychelles, Islands off the east coast of Africa, interesting photo shows all the passengers wading the last bit in water up to their waists. Picasso celebrates his 90th birthday. Author Jesse Hill Ford faces trial for killing a black man - the irony is that he wrote about crimes against blacks. An interesting piece of airline history, the controversial ad with a stewardess, Cheryl Fioravanti, "Fly Me."
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Life Magazine November 
                    5, 1971Life Magazine November 5, 1971 : Cover - Edmund Muskie - the Democrats' front runner.

Despite Ambassador George Bush's tough campaign, US defeated when United Nations voted Peking in and Taipei out. Another neat Ski-doo snowmobile ad with psychedelic colors. Includes a retrospectively interesting piece about Ambassador George Bush (senior). On Canadian trip, Soviet Premier Kosygin becomes Chief Golden Eagle. Chicago's Old Stock Exchange building demolition, built by Louis Sullivan. The First Baptist Church of Birmingham, Alabama opens to blacks, includes Xavier McCall, Benjamin Frazier, Andrea Fortune and others. " Russians in Space" records history of cosmonaut flight. Fashion - high heels for men. Luis Miguel Dominguin fights bulls again, Hemmingway wrote about him in the series that appeared in LIFE in 1960. Centerfold color Chevrolet ad with five different station wagons at Crown Point near Portland, Oregon, includes families and a boy scout troop. Full page color AMF ski-daddler snowmobile ad in orange. Parting Shots - Michell Ryan's collection (stuck to the ceiling) of answers to his 250 letters of application for an organic chemistry job.
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Life Magazine November 
                    12, 1971Life Magazine November 12, 1971 : Cover - Bobby Fischer is one match away from the world chess championship.

Nice full page color Viceroy cigarettes ad with lots of new skis in a ski shop. Brazil's new highway through the Amazon wilderness, Transamazon Highway. Full page color McDonald's ad for the Big Meal, you can see America getting fatter. Neat full page color Alcoa aluminum ad with house and garage framework built entirely of aluminum. Kissinger prepares for President Nixon's visit to China. Full page color Datsun 1200 Sport Coupe ad with red two-door. Late poet Sylvia Plath's growing popularity. Margot Collins tries to sell peace to the IRA, includes undercover photos of the Long Kesh internment Camp in Britain. Pierre Boulez, the new conductor of the New York Philharmonic. The Brain - Part 3. Dangerous toys (child safety), includes top, teething rings, and many other horrors for parents. Centerfold color GTE Sylvania ad. Parting Shots - 66-year-old Greta Garbo photographed doing calisthenics on her balcony. Very nice photo of New Guinea tribesman (nude) watching an airplane.
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Life Magazine November 
                    19, 1971Life Magazine November 19, 1971 : Cover - Cities lock up from fear of crime.

There is a feature article about Manhattan's East 78th street and the brownstone apartments there, only first names of tenants given, includes a stewardess, article also talks about various kinds of home security. Two page color Lark cigarettes ad with bright red hot air balloon. Very nice two page color Chevrolet ad with 1972 Nova in gold and Lobsterman's Wharf, East Boothbay, Maine. Movie Review - "The French Connection." Huang Hua is Peking's man at the United Nations. Dutch painter Piet Mondrian's centennial celebration. Rebirth of the midwife, photos include Judy Friend and Betty Griffith, Dr. Rogers Beasley, Nora Rose Harmon, others. A short piece on Ronald Hooker, 19 years old and the new mayor of Newcomerstown, Ohio. Grocer Louie Pastega, a real-life Archie Bunker and family in Klamath Falls, Oregon. Actress Jennifer O'Neal of " Summer of '42" .
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                    November 26, 1971Life Magazine November 26, 1971 : Cover - artwork about the workings of the brain.

How drugs and disease affect your mind. The Brain, Part 4 - chemistry of madness, depression. Full page color Allied Chemical Technology A.C.T. La-Z-Boy chair ad. Full page color Alcoa aluminum ad with red, white and blue hot air balloon. Football frenzy at Nebraska and Oklahoma, includes photos of the Sooner Schooner, Cecil Samara, Mary Ellen Ostrand, Pete Whitted. Across the Grand Canyon in a basket, hot air balloon, Robert Waligunda (same balloon in the Alcoa ad). U.S. pulls out of Vietnam - big feature article, includes Frederick Kroesen, Morrill Barron, men receiving medals from General Creighton Abrams, Jon Bass, more. Director Peter Bogdanovich, article include Barbra Streisand. Two page Tyco toys ad with electric model train. Herman Wouk writes "The Winds of War." Hawaii is in trouble, pollution, over-crowding, over-development. Butch the dog has the world's best dog house, Robert Wilcox.
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                    Magazine December 3, 1971Life Magazine December 3, 1971 : Cover - Football pile-up - Los Angeles Rams and Baltimore Colts.

Suicide squad - pro football's most violent men, includes Jim Lindsey, Rich Saul, Bob Gladieux and many others (big color feature article). Interesting two page ad for watches that show the day and ate, Accutron, Bulova and Caravelle, all for men, color. Full page Old Gold cigarettes ad with Dory boat number CF0902L. Fierce women of Ulster - IRA, Ireland, making fire bombs, Mrs. Maggie Fox, Stephanie Fox, Marta Doherty (who was tarred and feathered), and others. Instant wedding dress - all you need is $55, five hours' sewing time and one groom. Fishing crisis - overfishing and outdated laws and the world's fisheries. Elizabeth of Toro, Uganda - elegant addition to the United Nations. The silence diary of Jane Howard. Restoring a crushed bronze bust of Lucius Aurelius Verus. Full page color Air Force recruiting ad stating that Astronauts Scott, Irwin and Worden were in the Air Force. The movie "Fiddler on the Roof" starring Topol. Charlie Chaplin today. NOTE : A small central insert "Mixology : 44 famous mixed drinks" was numbered as pages 43-54. This was meant to be removed and I do not lower magazine Condition Grade if it is not there. Please ask ahead of time if you need it.
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Life Magazine 
                    December 10, 1971Life Magazine December 10, 1971 : Cover - Cybill Shepherd, The new China look (fashions) .

Full page color Vantage cigarettes ad with bicycle assembly scene. Movie Review - " Fiddler on the Roof" . Indian army invades East Pakistan (Bangladesh), Bengalis - it seems that the purpose of this war is to throw the West Pakistanis (the Pakistan of 2207) out and leave the Bangalis on their own. Cuban refugees in Miami, photos include David Egozi, Georgette Trelles, Georgette Trelles, Sonia Jimenez, Hildegart Ortega, Mary Parreno, and Victor Pantin (water skiing), Carlos J. Arboleya, Enrique H. Gutierrez, Jose O. Padron. many others. Henry Langlois founds "Friends of the Cinematheque" to preserve films. TV - The 'Today' Show. Changing guard at Buckinham Palace - a Ghurka detachment moves in. Smog chokes Quibbletown, New Jersey, includes photo of Ray Jackson, Stuart Schnur, Mrs. Thomas McNeill, others. Full page bright Coleman ad with Christmas theme, big family and lots of Coleman items. Detective Eddie "Popeye" Egan - the real cop behind "The French Connection." Americans are drinking more traditional wines, includes wine making, Tom and Dianne Avoletta, glasses made from wine bottle, more. A candid series of photos of Jackie (Kennedy) Onassis at a party.
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Life Magazine December 
                    17, 1971 Life Magazine December 17, 1971 : Cover - Special Double Issue - Children.

Excellent minimalistic Volkswagen beetle ad. Two page color Marlboro cigarettes ad with a Charles Russell painting. Two page ad for the LIFE book "The Birds" by Roger Tory Peterson. There are a huge number of photos of children from many places and times in this issue (photographer listed, but not always the child's name), they include Biafran baby, a play firing squad in Sicily, Kids at a Punch and Judy show, much more. Children's books. Worlds children create. Show and tell in photographs. Launching healthy children - early learning, emotional development, physical growth, and family size. Magicians. The Wyeth's Christmas Magic - three generations of famous artists celebrate the Yule. A cute piece about 9 year-olds playing football, the San Diego Broncos and the Dallas Rebels, Bill Zirges, Kelly Carter, Dale Johannsen, others. Donny, age 9, adopted at last, he is now Donny Anadell. Open classrooms. Great photos of kids at the bus stop. NOTE : Pages 73-88 in this issue are a smaller toy catalog (inserted in the center of the magazine) from Creative Playthings. I do not change the condition grade of the magazine if the "pull-out" catalog is not there. Please ask ahead of time if you need it. 1.3
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Life Magazine December 
                    31, 1971Life Magazine December 31, 1971 : Cover - Special Double Issue - 1971 The Year in Pictures.

The cultural scene - TV, movies, and books. The tragic birth of Bangladesh, East Pakistan. Cool two page color photo of wall of gold bricks in the New York's Federal Reserve Bank. Hugh Sidey assesses President Nixon as he enters fourth year in office. "Gay liberation" activists - America's newest militants. Fun full page photo of mud covered kids at the "Celebration of Life" rock festival near McCrea, Louisiana. The Joe Frazier - Muhammad Ali boxing match. Two page color photo of Rusty Calley, convicted of murder in Mylai. Small photos of Evonne Goolagong and Chrissie Evert playing tennis. Small photo of Kerry Kleid, first licensed woman motorcycle racer. Homosexuals in revolt, major section. John Neary's personal story of the way his family lived through a barrage of headlines. Walt Disney World opens in Florida, London Bridge comes to Arizona. Familiar faces revisited. Many other pieces plucked from events of 1971.
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