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Life Magazine January 
      1980Life Magazine January 1980 : Cover - Ayatullah Khomeini, Iran.

Cambodia, the desperate fight to survive. Full page color Olympus OM 10 camera ad with Cheryl Tiegs. Photocopy art. Khomeini's fierce outcry against America, photos include a big group of muslim beating themselves (!) - flagellation and another of women protesting, but using a photo from campus riots 20 years earlier. A US hostage is paraded in Tehran. Portrait - Mikhail Baryshnikov, Misha, dancer, younger readers will recognize him from "Sex in the City." . Art historian Anthony Blunt was a spy for the Soviets. Looking into the 1980's - future portrait of America. The space shuttle. Passive solar heating for homes, includes J. Douglas Balcomb's home in Santa Fe, Dr. David Gunderson's home, others. Houston is America's city of the future. Cutting the Amazon rain forest. Bill Rush, student at the University of Nebraska, cerebral palsy. Found painting by Frederick Church, very pretty painting of ice burgs. Full page color RCA television ad with lady surfing. Some of the horrors of Cambodia, starvation and death.
Excellent - $35 buy now
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Life Magazine February 
      1980Life Magazine February 1980 : Cover - Vintage photo of Mary Astor.

Whatever became of Mary Astor, Pola Negri, Billie Dove, and other lost stars? The tangled politics of 1980. Two page color Clairesse hair color ad with Cheryl Tiegs. Hunting Nazi henchmen in the US, includes Frida Michelson, Karlis Detlavs, Frank Walus, David Gelbhauer, Serge Kowalchuk, others. Portrait : Dr. John Stehlin. The Lake Placid Club in 1904 as photographed by Irving Stedman, includes skijoring (behind a horse), a skier, sulky racing on Mirror Lake, tobagganing, more. Upcoming Olympics and slalom skier to beat, Ingemar Stenmark, Steve and Phil Mahre, others. Full page color Subaru ad with US Ski Team theme. Cubans in Angola, Castro's auxiliary army in Africa. Gibbon, tree walker of Asia. New museum for New Harmony, INdiana. The making of a President. Time-lapse photography of one solar year. Muammar Gaddafi of Libya. Cheryl Tiegs models swimsuits in Cabo San Lucas.
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Life 
      Magazine March 1980Life Magazine March 1980 : Cover - Mickey Rooney lights up Broadway - great article and photos.

Tension rises in the Persian gulf, includes photos of the Soviet ship Marshal Voroshilov. Full page Lincoln National Life insurance ad with vintage photo of Abraham Lincoln. Two page color Congoleum flooring ad with little ballerina and ballet troup. Photographer Sir Cecil Beaton and the royals of England, Queen Elizabeth II, Princess Caroline of Monaco, more. A number of letters to the editors pertaining to the Cerebral Palsy article in LIFE January 1980. The art Picasso kept for himself. Two page color Volkswagon Vanagon ad, in red and white. Two page color Honda ad with CB125S, CM400E, and 194 cc TwinStar motorcycles and the exhortation to always wear a helmet and eye protection. Olympic duels that may not make it to Moscow - if Moscow is boycotted. Portrait - Marsha Mason, movie star, actress. Unspeakable atrocity in Cambodia, Pol Pot regime, includes Jim Clark, Chris DeLance. Full page color Canadian Club whiskey ad with cross country skiers. Haroun Tazieff, Volcano man, Inferno detective, includes a neat photo of him cross country skiing in Erebus in Antarctica. An inquiry into the violent death of an old friend, an elephant, by Shana Alexander. Bo Derek causes new hairdo fad. Burn center nurse's unceasing fight, Charlotte Sheehan with Jim Lazardi, Gary Hawkins, Aleyda Monell, Judy Flagg, Dorothy Walsh. Rosalynn Carter, a big feature. Afghanistan, the land the Russians grabbed. A horrible photo of the scene after an execution during a prison riot, New York State's Attica prison. A humorous photo of Prince Charles skiing in disguise.
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Life Magazine April 
      1980Life Magazine April 1980 : Cover - Children of a Hare Krishna commune in West Virginia.

Feature on the Hare Krishnas, New Vrindawan, former Keith Ham, more. Two page color Lane Pearson Furniture ad with three piece stuffed sofa set that doesn't really look like it goes with anything else in the room, the two page bedroom furniture ad is much better. Great photo of police chasing a knife-wielding man across a roof, by Norman Sylvia. Another great photo - this one of a beached whale, by Charlie Nye. Full page photo of Japanese umpires learning how to call a strike. Rhinos are endangered by poachers. Two page color Suzuki motorcycle ad with the GS450. New weapons in America's arsenal, reevaluation following Societ invasion of Afghanistan, includes two page photo of Cobra helicopters. Two page Independent Insurance Agents of America ad with full page of comic art by Jack Davis. Glories on film - the first color. Today's Jack the Ripper, the Yorkshire Ripper. Portrait : Earl Weaver. The grim world of the Soviet Dissident, Lev Kopelev. Two page color Clairesse hair color ad with Cheryl Tiegs. Speed skater Eric Heiden glides ahead. De-architecture - the New York City firm named SITE. Sissy Spacek as Loretta Lynn. U.S. Hockey team, great color photos.
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Life Magazine May 1980Life Magazine May 1980 : Cover - Man-made gene enters a cell, weaving new life in the lab.

Smuggled pictures - the Russia they won't let us see. Full page color McDonald's ad with French fries. Two page color Salem cigarettes ad with sailboat in neon. Quite nice full page color Honda Express ad with part art, part photo - 100 mpg, air conditioning, home economics, choice seating. Have women made the grade at West Point?- includes photo of Andrea Hollen, more. Smuggled photos of Antonina Agapova in Red Square, Soviet Union, other candid photos of real life, photographer Sichov. Portrait : Joan Kennedy. Claude Monet's Normandy gardens bloom again in a restoration of his estate. Italy's Fendi, first family of fur. Chicanos make their old cars glitter and prance with Latin style, low riders of the Urban range. How to save the manatee. Greg Louganis and Jenni Chandler, US star divers. Nice photo of Mount St. Helens with a big cloud of steam, smoke and ash. The biggest American flag ever - 86,310 square feet, Evansville, Indiana. Oil rig sinks off Norway, the Alexander Kielland. The greatest runner, Jesse Owens, dies - full page photo of him in his prime. Wonderful funny photo of Courtney Brown pulling a "full sized ocean liner" with a rope.
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Life Magazine June 
      1980Life Magazine June 1980 : Cover - Sunday Cat (art) by Mattie Lou O'Kelley.

The flowering of US folk Art, includes Howard Finster, Elijah Pierce, Mattie Lou O'Kelley, Miles Carpenter, Ralph Fasanella. Full page color BVD men's underwear ad with a man so manly that he is shaving with a straight razor. Full page color Kodak Tele-Ektralite 20 camera ad with Michael Landon. Some great letters to the editor about the Hare Krishna cult (LIFE April 1980). Two page color Sears ad with a full page photo of Leon Reed Jr., runner, track star. Full page ad showing man gold panning from the Gold Information center. The saga of Little Gloria, love and hate among the Vanderbilts. The terrible price of the Atomic bomb tests, 25 years later. Portrait - Lanford Wilson, playwright, Pulitzer prize winner. A Bahamas rookery protects flamingos. People living downwind in atomic fallout, nuclear radiation, Nevada nuclear tests, includes St. George, Utah - a chilling story. Liberia's brutal coup d'etat. Two page color Audi 5000 Turbo ad with Franz Hauk. Full page color Suzuki ad with the cutest little motorcycle and a huge St. Bernard dog, JR-50. The pollution in Rome is destroying its stone monuments. Bjorn Borg may be tennis's best ever. Evangelist Jerry Falwell. Two page color Clairesse hair color ad with great photos of Cheryl Tiegs. New Wave - Son of punk is alive and loud, Bookie's in Detroit. The DeSisto treatment for troubled teenagers, DeSisto School in Stockbridge, Massachusetts, Colleen Skully, Irving Landau, Greg Rutkowsky, Roger Kahn, Robyn Weinstein, Kay Rothenberg, others.
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Life Magazine July 
      1980Life Magazine July 1980 : Cover - The Cape Hatteras Light house, this is a striking and unusual photo.

A neat photo of a climber on another mountain watching Mount St. Helens erupt. Coolest, really, really close up photos of a mosquito biting and more. Full page color Yardley deodorant ad - they are famous for their fragrances, lots of nice ads in earlier LIFEs. America's beleaguered coastal and barrier islands. Where John Travolta hides out - the house that Grease bought. Will the real John Anderson please stand up? Article and Portrait : the Reverend Peter J. Gomes. Ed Muskie, the new secretary of state. The Cuban tide, new immigrants - Cuban refugees, including lots of named photos such as Luisa Alegrai, Orlando Castro, Carlos Cuza, Norman Aguillon, Jorge Murray, Magalys Masquera, Sylvester Quinlan, Horacio Padron, Teresa Ochoa, Ramon Moro, Enrique Ros, many, many others, nice photos.. Boston's 350th birthday. An exhibit from Greece celebrates an archaeological discovery. Mother Teresa of India. P.T. Barnum, subject of a Broadway it. Lowell, Massachusetts - Industrial National Park. Previously unpublished photos of Mount St. Helens as it exploded. Super full page color photo of motorcyclist Bob Pounds riding with his dog in California, blue Honda, black and white dog. Very nice two page color Clairesse Hair Color ad with Cheryl Tiegs.
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Life Magazine August 
      1980Life Magazine August 1980 : Cover - Miss Piggy.

Secrets of Miss Piggy's backstage life, the Muppets. Quite a lovely full page color Johnson's Baby Powder ad with three naked people. What set off our nuclear alarm? - It was a faulty computer chip in Cheyenne Mountain, Colorado. A short piece on that famous photo of the sailor kissing the girl (see LIFE 1945) on Victory in Japan day, the nurse was Edith Shain, piece includes other photos taken at the same place, same day. Chop shops - murderous racket in stolen cars. Bright full page color Dickies ad - they look like colorful painter's pants. Portrait : Sam Fuller. Anderson, Indiana. Amphibious contraptions. Woods Hole oceanographers dive to new worlds deeper below, includes Alvin the mini-submarine.. 42nd street, New York. Native American Indian looks in fashion. Ming Gardens in Manhattan. Cool Le Car ad, full page in color, with it cutting in front of semi truck - wise? Michael Todd White, 11, makes commercials.
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Fair (All G, but cover has cup ring ripples) - $12 buy now

Life Magazine September 
      1980Life Magazine September 1980 : Cover - The setting sun.

The broiling summer of 1980, includes a graphic looking photo of watermelons rotting in the fields in Frio County, Texas, also the story (no photo) of Willie Jones whose body temperature reached 115.7 degrees and survived. The Olympics America missed. The sad fate of our stray dogs, Doug Ditrich, Eddie Fermaint, New York ASPCA, Animal Rescue Squad, Carin Sacks, a very sad story. Glamorous scrapbook of Hollywood stars, vintage candid photos. Portrait - Jay Hammond, governor of Alaska. The privileged few in Beirut, with water skiing photo, Lebanon. Peter the Great, Tsar of Russia, St. Petersburg. The fierce young warriors of the Maasai, rite of passage, Africa, Masai. Fire under the Cascades, volatile Pacific northwest, this is an article about volcanos, great photos. Baltimore, Maryland may be the most livable city in the US. Another full page color Kodak camera ad with Michael Landon.
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Life Magazine October 
      1980Life Magazine October 1980 : Cover : Chinese child.

Faces of an unexpected China. Showdown for the Presidency : Reagan vs. Carter. Mork is the movie Popeye, Robin Williams. World's best medical shock team, care of accident victims at the University of Maryland hospital, Baltimore, Shocktrauma team, includes truly gruesome page and a half color photo of medical team standing in blood, patient Warren Howard. Portrait - Roger Tory Peterson, birder, bird watcher, ornithologist. Baltimore trauma center, race against shock. Political showdown between Ronald Reagan and Jimmy Carter. Full page color Renault Le Car ad with surfboard. Watts, fifteen years after the riots, Los Angeles, includes Tommy Johnson, Sharon Watts Fisher, Robert Lee Stoneham, Hobart Smith III, Shirley Henderson, Clayburn Peters, Callie Gales Brown, Ronnie Smith. Opera singer Pavarotti at home. The continuing saga of the Kissing Sailor photograph, V-J day, LIFE magazine August 27, 1945. Art - American realism, Alfred Leslie, Ralph Gooings, Robert Bechtle, John Kacere, more. Nightmare in Bolivia, American journalist held prisoner, Mary Helen Spooner. The latest telescopes. China, a portrait of change, great photos of lots of aspects of life. Save the Grand Canyon donkeys campaign gets off the ground, with photo of burro being airlifted by a helicopter # N99MC. Great photo of football player Terry Bradshaw on his head. Sculptor Norma "Duffy" Lyon of Toledo, Iowa makes a cow of butter.
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Life Magazine November 
      1980Life Magazine November 1980 : Cover - Walter Cronkite.

The private life of Walter Cronkite. Terrifying tales of 9 haunted houses. A special report on Cancer, how thousands are surviving, including Ruth Cullen, Thelma Palmerio, Brandt Gilbert, Nick Tanis. Portrait - Pinchas Zukerman, fiddler, conductor, violinist. Full page color recruiting ad for the Marines "Maybe you can be one of us." Full page color US Postal Service ad for stamp collection with Richard Stewart, professional scuba diver. Heroin, bigger and deadlier traffic from Asia's Golden Crescent, a big article, includes Elise Christensen. Ohio's Moeller High School has football's toughest team, Rusty Stoy, guest Tommy Hergott. Fort Chaffee, Arkansas camp houses 10,000 Cuban refugees without sponsors, Antonio Enrique Aday, Jacinto Sisto, Rene Rodriguez, Barbaro Hernandez Rodriguez, others. West Germans clean up after strip-ming for coal, mine reclamation, Koenigshoven is relocated. Killer bees. Actor Robert DeNiro in "Raging Bull", a movie about boxing. Gjon Mili, photographer. Natalia Makarova, dancer. Humorous full page color photo of the dog named Daisy, wearing running shoes.
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Life Magazine December 
      1980Life Magazine December 1980 : Cover - Cancer patient Damand Herseth on road to recovery.

Saving the Children, Part 3 of a report on turning the tide against cancer in the Young, includes John Filbeck and Damand Herseth, Jeanna Kelly, and Richie. Copious letters to the editors about the kissing sailor (LIFE October 1980). Sheila Metzner photographs children in loving hues. Peter O'Toole, actor - feature article. Homecoming album for Iranian hostage Jimmy Lopez, Globe, Arizona. Treasure of Serra Pelada, Brazil, open pit gold mine that is hand mined, great photos. Colorado River is contested resource in sunbelt, starts with Granby Lake in Colorado, continues to the Gulf of Mexico - a photo essay. Rare purebred cats. The architect Palladio. Young people paint 1,700 feet of California history on a wall, mural. A trip through Mongolia by Yevgeny Yevtushenko. The creches of Naples, Christmas. Michael Cimino directs "Heaven's Gate", a epic western movie. Ronald Reagan's small town roots, Illinois. 100 year anniversary of George Eastman. Two page color Suzuki motorcycle ad for little motorcycles. United mothers in Atlanta with missing or dead children, serial killer. Photograph of Muslim fanatics terrorist holding a passenger at gunpoint, hijacking of Turkish Airlines plane. Cool two page photo of the Russian Bear-D airplane. Great photo of man setting back the time on the City Hall clock in Omro, Wisconsin. Very FAT issue.
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Fair (All G, but cover and first 10 pages have rippling from damp, slightly stiff, but not visible) - $5 buy now

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Life Magazine January 
      1981Life Magazine January 1981 : Cover - The Year in Pictures. Special Issue 1980.

Events from the year include : Afghanistan invasion provokes grain embargo. "Freedom Flotilla" sets sail from Cuba. Full page color Stouffer's frozen dinners ad with cars keys that have had the auto manufacturer name removed. Hurricane Allen. Photo of man walking through the rubble in Balvano, Italy after an earthquake on November 23, 1980. Two page color travel ad for the Bahamas. USA wins hockey game at Winter Olympics in Lake Placid. Colorful two page ad for Dickies clothing. U.S. rescue mission is aborted in the Iranian desert, 52 American hostages, plus a photo gallery of the 52 hostages. China's Gang of Four trial begins in Peking. Humorous page and a half color photo of Ronald Reagan wearing a horseshoe of roses around his neck like a race horse, in Louisville, home of the Kentucky Derby. Thirteen smuggled aliens die in Arizona desert. 36 hour riot at New Mexico state Prison. Mount St. Helens erupts May 18th - wonderful series of two page color photos showing the blast results at various distances. U.S. ambassador and 79 others held hostage in Colombia. President's brother Billy files as Libyan agent. Titan missile silo explodes in rural Arkansas. Included in this issue are photos of the 52 American Hostages.
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Life Magazine February 
      1981Life Magazine February 1981 : Cover - Woman windsurfing, in a red swimsuit.

Champion wind surfers show off the new swimming suits, includes Marina Polgar, Rhonda Smith, Kelby Anno, Lisa Neuburger. Exclusive - John Lennon at home. 2 pound babies - saving them smaller and smaller. Portrait - Dr. George D. Snell, nobel prize in medicine. The ghost burglar and the good doctor - the murder of Michael Halberstam (cardiologist) by Bernard Welch (multimillionaire burgler). Earthquake in Italy's Mezzogiorno, astonishing aerial photos of complete devastation. Premature babies, includes Frances Fountain, Harmony Chacon, Daniel Burgess, Gary Long Jr., Paul Pranks, Frankie Knipp. Lucious two page color Philadelphia Cream Cheese ad with ten different Cheese Cake recipes. Nancy Reagan in Washington DC. The mob in Atlantic City, John McCullough, Angelo Bruno, Nicodemo Scarfo. Photos of John Lennon and Yoko Ono's private life. Painter James Rosenquist and the evolution of a painting.
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Life Magazine March 
      1981Life Magazine March 1981 : Cover - Former hostage Jimmy Lopez.

The hostages, a homecoming album - a big feature. Two page color vertical Black Velvet whisky ad with striking photo of J.R., Larry Hagman. Neat double half page color ad for California Avocados with Angie Dickinson. A whole bunch of letters to the editors pertaining to the "1980 year in pictures" issue, LIFE January 1981. American renewal, a special project. Photographs by P. H. Polk, graceful images of Tuskegee, Alabama in the 1930s and 1940s. The space shuttle Columbia heads for orbit, great photos. Use of exterior color by architects, especially pink. High Life of Peru's Vicuna (an animal), harem-style families thrive in the Andes. Two page color Suzuki motorcycle ad with the GS-450L and the GS-450E. Inner City education, John Marshall High School in Chicago, includes George Crockett, John McLendon, Ernest White, Levy Nutall, Qundle Booker, Renee Allen, O.J. Simmons, Monica Johnson, Lula Cody, Debra and Gerald Cody, Lille Forbes. Mountain Vew High School in Mesa, Arizona, tutors, includes Lani Webb, others. Grey integration - elders attending high school in Harbor Springs, Michigan, includes Ronald Brown, Pattie Gregory, Mabel Karelse, Marietta Peterson, Clara Schmidt, Floyd Pontius, Linda Topolsky, Kevin Gilhuly, Jerry Jessick, Florence Stewart, others. Great two page photo of Lyle Carlson and grain in Alaska. Two page photo of Ron Stecker climbing a giant sequoia tree, Norman Moore and wind power, other photos in same vein.
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Fair (All G, but cover and 1st page have an edge tear) - $7 buy now
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Life Magazine April 
      1981Life Magazine April 1981 : Cover - Meryl Streep, America's best actress, great feature inside including the lovliest photo of her up in a green tree.

Full page color Suzuki motorcycle ad with GS-250T and mother taking her son on a ride. Two page Bell Telephone system ad with large full page photo of Mark Michalik. Prince Charlie's angel - what's in store for the next queen? Photography in the courts. Portrait - Dr. Jeane Kirkpatrick, United States ambassador to the United Nations. Refugees from Somalia, a big feature article with lots of wrenching photos, Dr. Eric Avery. Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer announce their engagement. Soccer player Giorgio Chinaglia. Murdered children in Atlanta, includes Patrick Baltazar, Yusuf Bell, Angel Lanier, Earl Terrell, LaTonya Wison, Aaron Wyche, Terry Pue, Lubie Geter, many others, as yet unsolved though most appear to be the work of the same serial killer. Great photos of Meryl in some of her roles. Convent of San Marco paintings get restored. Eleven American poets, with photos and poems- Cynthia MacDonald, Michael Harper, Philip Levine, William Logan, Richard Hugo, Victor Hernandez Cruz, Tess Gallagher, James Merrill, May Swenson, Galway Kinnell, Robert Penn Warren. Circus kids, all named. Bahubali in Sravanabelagola in India, Bhuddist ceremony.
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Life 
      Magazine May 1981Life Magazine May 1981 : Cover - Ronald Reagan at his ranch, exclusive photo album of Reagan's mountain ranch.

The shooting of the President, John Hinckley, James Brady, Thomas Delahanty. Treatment for mental patients, the cruel choices, includes Alice Totten, William Hopkins, Rich Berard, Neal and Rita DeLuck, Anita Miller. Two page color Virginia Slims Lights cigarettes ad with blond woman in wild red and purple tie-dyed outfit. Exclusive photos of a 1970 Polish workers' revolt. Full page color White Label Dewar's Scotch Whisky ad featuring the Ornsay Light, lighthouse at sunset. Portrait : Mark Helprin. Two page color Andron fragrance ad by Jovan, with pheromones! A number of thoughtful letters to the editor pertaining to the hostage coverage and the education coverage, both in March, 1981. Full page color ad for travel to the Bahamas showing two different kinds of vacations. Rare chickens at a poultry show, lots of fancy feathers. 90th birthday of New York's Carnegie Hall, includes many named photos of musicians. Full page on Yehudi Menuhin, violinist. Gregory Hines, tap dancer, includes GREAT two page strobe photo. Arab and Israeli confrontations on the West Bank. Faces from German film. The American presence in El Salvador, military advisors. Absolutely horrible photo of man crushed when Florida building project collapsed, Cocoa Beach. Photo of Garry Meddock and Tamara Ketham of Dayton, Ohio getting married ON TOP of his hot air balloon.
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Life Magazine June 
      1981Life Magazine June 1981 : Cover - the planets.

Remapping the heavens with our space probes. Exclusive - Beatle reunion, Ringo Starr gets married to Barbara Bach. Sensual photos of chorus girl Evelyn Nesbit as evidence in a 1907 murder trial. A number of letters to the editor about the Somalia piece in LIFE April 1981. Portrait - Herbert L. MacDonell, criminalist. A virulent Ku Klux Klan re-arms, shrimp boat off the coast of Texas - hatred against Vietnamese refugees, racism, more mis-deeds elsewhere, Imperial Wizard Bill Wilkinson of Denham Springs, Louisiana, Gary Piscottano is Connecticut's first Grand Dragon, Phebe Wair, George F. Henry Jr, Arnold Butts, others. Auschwitz doctor Nazi Josef Mengele. Full page Ross Signature Bicycle ad. Full page color Canadian Club whiskey ad with really nice river rafting photo, raft has "Western" printed on it. Love among the Pandas, trying to get Pandas in captivity to mate. US embassy under fire in El Salvador. The dynasty built by Edward Weston, photographer. Wonderful new photographs of the solar system, Voyager I's images. Little people in Hollywood, dwarfs, for "Under the Rainbow", includes Pat Bilon, Chris Romano, Michael Gilden, Phil Fondacaro and others.. Willie Morris returns to Mississippi after 20 years in the north
Fair (All G, nice, but cover and first page rippled) - $5 buy now

Life Magazine July 
      1981Life Magazine July 1981 : Cover - Mono Lake dries up, California, great double page photo inside of the Tufa towers.

Are we running out of water?, article includes varied water topics, includes flooded house in Baytown, Texas in saltwater, Sinkhole in Winter Park, Florida. Loudon Wainwright writes a comment piece about Billy Martin, baseball, and good sportmanship. Nice two page color Vantage cigarettes ad featuring night shore scene of New York City with the twin towers, the World Trade Center towers. Special section : the Royal wedding, a preview of the big day, Prince Charles, Lady Diana - this is a very large article. Actress Faye Dunaway recreates Joan Crawford in photos by George Hurrell. Portrait - Henry Cisneros, San Antonio, Texas mayor. US jobs lure illegal aliens - this is a big feature article with lots of photos, no names. Full page color Bank America Travelers Cheques with the Grand Canal in Venice. Multiple sclerosis, an extremely touching story. Airport of Araby, gateway to Mecca, the King Abdulaziz International Airport at Jidda, Saudi Arabia. Protecting the Pope. Fireworks for celebrations. Neat full page color photo of woman water skiing by standing on the backs of two men on body boards. Two page color photo of airplane wreckage on the aircraft carrier the Nimitz, $150 million in damage.
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Fair (All G, but last 3 pages have a water mark, cover has tear near staple, no paper missing) - $5 buy now
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Life Magazine August 
      1981Life Magazine August 1981 : Cover - Woman standing in waterfall, in red swimming suit.

America's best swimming holes, The Pot Hole (North Sandwich, New Hampshire), St. Croix river (Taylors Falls, Minnesota), Little Beaver Creek (New Galilee, Pennsylvania), Havasu Falls (Havasu Canyon, Arizona), Krause Springs (Marble Falls, Texas), Black River (Lesterville, Missouri), Slide Rock (Oak Creek Canyon, Arizona), Kaolin Mines (Gordon, Georgia), Lon Hole (Bloomington, Indiana), Calf Creek Falls (Escalante, Utah), Seven Falls (Tucson, Arizona). Howard Grey recreates some old scenes, photos taken in 1974, as from the 1840's in Victorian England, Graham Ovenden presents them as authentic. Francis Ford Coppola, the movie man who plays God. The Iron curtain, stunning views of the forbidden frontier - a big feature. Portrait - Philip Glass, composer. Montreal Expo Tim Raines's record-breaking streak is checked for this year. Jerry Falwell and Jess Helms, radical Ultrarightist conservative politicians. Janet Tanner, woman executive. Advances in eye surgery, radial Keratotomy, torn retina repair, corneal implants.
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>Life Magazine September 
      1981Life Magazine September 1981 : Cover - artificial heart.

Can women cut it in the military?, and article excerpted from the book "Mixed Company : Women in the modern Army" by Helen Rogan. Stereography, three-dimensional photography, sample pairs given with article. A large number of letters to the editor about the Multiple Sclerosis MS article in LIFE July 1981. Exclusive pictures of Dr. Cooley's historic heart surgery, Willebrordus Meuffels. Portrait - Emanuel Steward, trainer of boxers, prize fighters. Dr Denton Cooley puts in an artificial heart - amazing photos. Argentina's Disappeared, people killed during and after a military junta, includes Nobel Peace Prize winner Adolfo Perez Esquivel. Arizona Wilderness camp for troubled teens, VisionQuest, shows covered wagon train, much more, Tracy MacLean, Mike Powell, Beth Clements, Rick Zasa, Bernie Cleveland, John Gardner, Alyson Peel, Bob Burton, Sue Eyler, and others. Movie review - American Werewolf in London, the scariest make-up in Hollywood. Women at Arms by Helen Rogan. Disney World has a 10 year birthday, shows behind the scenes plans for the future. North Dakota oil boom, includes Ed Storm, Perry Metcalf, Mary Lou Mowrey, Carmen Tweeten. American Fashion - Shamask (with model Iman) , Amringe, Eva Voorhis, Lisa Ryall, Anette Stai, Cindy Harrell, Carol Alt, Katherine Hammond, Halston, Beene, Carol Asmann, Terri May, Sophie Billard, Richard Kielar and other workmen from Tishman Construction. Royal wedding photos, Princess Dianaby Patrick Lichfield.
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Life Magazine October 
      1981Life Magazine October 1981 : Cover - Marilyn Monroe.

Mania for Marilyn, and Joan, and Lana, and Shirley. Report from Ireland - the hunger strikers. Portrait - Mark J. Millard, Wall Street Investment firm director, Shearson Loeb Rhoades. . IRA hunger strikers - Micky Devine, and others - they wanted to die for their cause, some did. Home computers - photos by Enrico Ferorelli, can any home in America afford to be without a computer? - for us this is an interesting step back in computer history, with a view to the future as they saw it then. The ice frontier - explorers entering the Arctic, ice bergs, ice breakers, moving ice bergs, barge convoy, Pingo, more. Chariots of Fire, movie review and photos. Mabel Rubshaw at 100. An American family retraces Mao's steps through China, Zbigniew Brzezinski family. Jamaica - island paradise for dope runners, marijuana. Latest models - Margaux Hemingway, Cheryl Tiegs, Karen Graham, Christina Ferrare, Iman, Lauren Hitton, Shelley Hack, Carol Alt. Friends of old films (FOOFS)- restoring old film relics. Colors photos of Saturn's rings. Puffin decoys successful lure a puffin back to Eastern Egg Rock Island off the coast of Maine, 2Neat was there the summer this happened!
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Life Magazine November 
      1981Life Magazine November 1981 : Cover - human fetus early in development.

A special poll - how women feel about abortion. When does life really begin? Full page color U.S. Postal Service ad with Bobby Jones golf stamp and golfing theme. The Smith Award for photos. Women speak out about abortion. Mick Jagger comes back - at 40, the Rolling Stones, Philadelphia's JFK stadium - great photos, super piece, includes full page photo of Mick jogging in pink sweat pants. The Bhagwan in America, Indian Guru, Bhagwan Sri Rajneesh, hinduism, he has just left Poona for the US, Oregon. Romance writers - Rosemary Rogers, Janet Dailey, Valerie Sherwood, Beatrice Small, Kathleen Woodiwiss, Dianie Steele, Jennifer Wilde (who is Tom Elmer Huff), and Shirlee Busbee. A day in the life of Australia. John-John turns 21. The brief and violent freedom of Jack Henry Abbott, Jack Abbott. American wine production get serious, includes Ken de Horton. Master builders of the new Chicago, architects. The Dinosaurs, book illustrated by William Stout. Katherine Hepburn at home in Connecticut. The assassination of Anwar Sadat.
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Life Magazine December 
      1981Life Magazine December 1981 : Cover - Brooke Shields.

Brooke, the most beautiful conglomerate in the world. Four page plymouth car ad with a full page color photo of John Houseman. Full page color Chaz cologne ad with great photo of Tom Selleck. A nice follow-up to the Mabel Rubshaw at 100 article (LIFE October 1981) - here are a number of other photos and comments from other centenarians. The battle over the origins of man, evolution. Survivors who can't forget Pearl Harbor, 40 yers after, includes Jinichi Goto, Zenji Abe, Iyozoh Fujita, Saburo Shindo and many others. Herbert Migdoll's photographs of the Joffrey Ballet. Portrait : John LeBoutillier, freshman congressman. Princess Diana goes on tour and has an heir in the offing, a lovely piece with charming photos. Tracking Agent Orange, Vietnam veterans battle an insidious foe, includes Dan Jordan, John Woods, Daniel Loney, Jim Roxby, Douglas Rudolph, Mike Milne, Al Marcotte, Daniel Salmon. Agriculture in America faces a multitude of serious problems, erosion, conversion of land to other uses, more. The vanishing Jews in Russia continue their rites in secrecy. Ice skater Elaine Zayak. The House of Saud. $80 million treasure recovered by divers, deep sea treasure hunting, Keith Jessop, The Edinburgh, the recovery ship Stephaniturm. Canterbury Cathedral. Venezuela, kingdom of the river rats (capybaras), real rats, not kayakers and rafters.
Very Good - $23 buy now

Life magazine January 
      1982Life magazine January 1982 : Cover - Princess Diana's wedding.

Special issue 1981 - the Year in Pictures. Assassination attempts on President Reagan (John W. Hinckley Jr.), the Pope, and the murder of Anwar Sadat - film footage from all three. Reaganomics. 52 American hostages released, includes Jim Lopez and marcie, C. Cortland Barnes, Willim Daugherty, Bill Gallegos, Bruce German, Jerry Plotkin, Michael Metrinko, Michael Howland, Leland Holland. Full page color Martini & Ross vermouth ad with what looks like Pierce Brosnan, but surely cannot be - it is too many years ago. Wayne B. Williams, charged with serial murders in Atlanta, Georgia. Nice four page color Honda motorcycle ad, including two page fold-out color of the Honda CX500 Turbo in white, grey, red, and black. Rather nice full page color Ontario, Canada travel ad with sailboat in front of resort, white with red roof. Skywalks in Kansas City Hyatt Regency Hotel fall during fox trot dance. Sandra Day O'Connor appointed to supreme court. Harrison Ford in Raider's of the Lost Ark. Brooke Shields. Interesting two page color Sears ad showing construction of high tech running shoes. Poland on the brink. Ronald and Nancy Reagan, a year in the White House.
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      Magazine February 1982Life Magazine February 1982 : Cover - Christie Brinkley in a swim suit.

LIFE editors must have been into red suits because there are quite a number of them on the covers during this period. A new series on psychotherapy - treating the emotions, Anorexia Nervosa, includes Jane Daly - great coverage and photos. Are we arming for a nuclear showdown? On his 100th birthday, FDR is remembered in candid photos. Portrait - David Attenborough, author of "Life on Earth." The $200 billion military arsenal, the US Nuclear weapons, many pages of photos including TR-1 spy plane, B-1 bomber, Cruise missile, MX missile, Trident submarine. Life visits Alexsandr Solzhenitsyn, in exile in America. "Dreamgirls" - Michael Bennett's Broadway musical, this has now (2006-7) been made into a movie. Excellent two page color Honda ad with the Nighthawk 750 motorcycle in a night scene in front of Rosie's cafe. Full page color NRA National Rifle Association ad with little Bryan Hardin, already holding a gun at age eight. Avant-glass, new techniques in an old art. Fernando Valenzuela, Dodger rookie, winters in Mexico. Colin Carr, cellist, plus other cellists at the Naumburg International Cello Competition, Cheryl House, Eugene Moye, Roger Low, Pierre Djokic, others. Feature on Christie Brinkley, lots of excellent photos.
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Life Magazine March 
      1982Life Magazine March 1982 : Cover - Liz Taylor at 50.

Llooking great and on the loose, includes repeat (small) of the 11 covers on LIFE prior to this one on which she appeared. Artist Stuart Williams does some art similar to Christo, with huge orange balloons or balls, I think the best one is on Cannon Beach in Oregon. Gorgeous full page color travel ad for the US Virgin Islands, woman in fushia on yellow air mattress in teal water. Psychotherapy - Part 2, a family in trouble, Bill and Jean Wright. Portrait - Gary Huckabay, Dungeons and Dragons, Dungeon Master. Two page color Dexatrim weight lost ad with 12 different pairs of before and after photos. The defiant German generation. California's Silicon Valley making millionaires and computer chips, includes Don Tonn, Jim Nakasuji, Harry Garland, Gary Oates, Bruce MacKay, Chuck Grant, Paul Terrell, Philip Hwang, GREAT aray of desk top computer terminals, Sandy Kurtzig, Nolan Bushnell, James TreybigDan Fyistra, Stevens Jobs of Apple, Jerry Sanders. A review of the Lindbergh kidnapping from 50 years ago. Aerobic dancing gets popular with Tracy and Tara Fitzpatrick, looks like it used to be more men than women. ROTC cadets come back strong, includes Mary Sears and Steve Moss. The bronze horses of China's Qin. The girl rockers - B52s, Pat Benatar, Martha Davis, Cyndi Lauper, The Pretenders, The Go Gos, Rock and Roll music. Photo of debris from crash of Air Florida flight out of Washington, D.C., hit the 14th street bridge and sank, Priscilla Tirado survived saved by Lenny Skutnik. Full page color photo of very young hockey player Wayne Gretzky. Full page photo of the George and Lillian Egan family, who, after 13 boys have just had their first girl child.
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Life Magazine April 
      1982Life Magazine April 1982 : Cover - pointed gun.

Guns are out of control, Morton Grove, East St. Louis, includes Geoffrey La Gioia, Steve Lapin, Marvel Bell, Bruce Moore, others. Two page color Kent III cigarettes ad featuring the New York City water line cityscape and the Twin Towers, World Trade Center Towers in golden sunlight. Two page color Honda ad with 250 Custom motorcycle in black and red. America's favorite TV soap studs, Bob Woods (One Life to Live), Anthony Geary (General Hospital), Mark Arnold (Edge of Night), Gerald Anthony (One Life to Live), Darnell Williams (All My Children), Laurence Lau (All My children), Tristan Rogers (General Hospital), Christopher Rich (Another World). Was Darwin wrong about evolution?, illustrations by George Schwenk. Portrait - Dr. C. Everett Koop, surgeon general. Radio City Music Hall gala. An entire fleet of Japanese ships lies deep in a Pacific grave. Regional cooking - Provence, France. 84 die when offshore oil rig platform is lost in storm, the Ocean Ranger, includes George Augot, Gordon Windsor. Treating the emotions, part 3 - depression, Betsy Gittins. Caltojar, Spain and the copies of Picasso art on the walls. Life visits the world of the Earl of Lichfield. Photo of US mail carrier Tom Miller taking a cigarette break in a mail box.
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Life Magazine May 1982Life Magazine May 1982 : Cover - Doctor with Laser.

Laser medicine, healing with light. A number of letters to the editors pertaining to the Dungeons and Dragons piece in LIFE March 1982. Princess Diana's royal pregnancy. Diet authors - fat profits from thinking thin, Judy Mazel, Nathan Pritikin, Robert Atkins, Bess Myerson, Bill Adler, Richard Simmons, Samm Sinclair Baker. Portrait - Garrison Keillor, radio show host, Prairie Home Companion, Lake Wobegone. The nuclear industry begins to die, shut down before they could start up, Hanford, Satsop, Diablo Canyon, Hartsville, Three Mile Island. Saturday night in El Barrio, gang violence in Los Angeles, includes 18th Street gang, Manuel Hidalgo, Felipe Vivar, and others, many good photos. Full page color Martini & Rossi vermouth ad with man who looks like Pierce Brosnan. Final days of senator Harrison Williams, Abscam's biggest catch. Crewing - campus sport, rowing - great photos. Mary Boone, New York's hottest art dealer. Mini skirts try again, set against a baseball background with the St. Louis Cardinals. New soap opera "Capitol". Six great photographers born in the 1800's and still going strong, Lartigue, Brassai, Van Der Zee, Kertesz, Eisenstaedt, Abbott. Humorous piece about three folks who crashed the Radio City Music Hall gala, and did a good job of it, too - Terry Weldon, Frank Fusaro, Steve Goldstein.
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Life Magazine June 
      1982Life Magazine June 1982 : Cover - Polar bear with cub.

Rare zoo babies, breeding endangered animals in captivity. Grease 2 - a sassy sequel to the biggest movie musical ever. Photographer Rocky Gunn shoots love stories, not just weddings. Portrait - Dr. Helen Caldicott, anti-nuclear crusader. Israel clamps down with a harsh drive against Palestinian resistance on the West Bank, includes Ramallah girl's school, Ribhiya, more. Sebastian Coe, the world's best miler, runner. A cocaine tragedy in Lima, rancher John Berkson from Bend, Oregon, Kenny Waters, , David Treacy, others. Regional cooking - Sichuan. Getting off Welfare, family of Walter and Elaine Cleveland. Women who make the network news, chipping away at TV's sex barriers, such as Diane Sawyer, Jane Pauley, othters. Falkland Islands are graveyard of ships. Mexican volcano spawns a deadly blizzard of ash, this is the Chichon volcano. Neat photo of Tippi Hedren and a tiger named Greg.
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Life Magazine July 
      1982Life Magazine July 1982 : Cover - Raquel Welch in a swimming suit, fit, firm and 41 - she is Broadway's newest bombshell (nice feature inside).

Birth - should kids watch their siblings being born? Full page color Dexatrim weight loss ad with before and after photos of Kathryn Fikes, Sandie Woller, Mark Scoles, Patty Cunningham, Christina Sparacino, and Jill Jackson - congratulations folks! Commentary on the trial of John W. Hinckley, by Loudon Wainwright. An interesting series of photos by Joel Meyerowitz, all of (very) red heads, including an absolutely sexy shot of Bob taking his shirt off. . Anti-nuke - a catholic bishop riles his Texas neighbors. Portrait - Composer Vangelis. Meghan O'Rourke and her nightmare in Burlington, Vermont, she was shot, knifed and raped, but has survived with her adolescence intact - I think this case was the start of tough rules for youthful sexual offenders. Pyongyang celebrates Kim Il Sung's 70th birthday. Aquatic Aerobics with Tracie Ruiz and Candy Costie, duet competition will be in the 1984 Olympics - these are GREAT photos. Tommy Tunes “nine” is a molto sexy musical hit on Broadway, some awesome photos of Kathi Moss, Shelly Burch, Camille Saviola, Karen Akers, Liliane Montevecchi, Laura Kenyon, Stephanie Cotsirilos, Anita Morris, more. Bishop Matthiesen of Amarillo wants to ban the bomb. World War II blimp is the Ghost Blimp, by Larry Engelmann. El Greco - exhibit in Toledo Ohio. Yehudi Menuhin does a headstand while conducting. Nice full page color Honda Passport scooter ad.
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Life Magazine August 
      1982Life Magazine August 1982 : Cover - Marilyn Monroe.

The unseen Marilyn - never published photographs, 20 years after her death. Britain's little prince and other heirs to European thrones. Beirut, death of an elegant city. Dazzling special effects of the movie Tron. Bryant Gumbel profile. Search for Lake Champlain monster Champ. Auto workers play softball while unemployed. Red Grooms artist for Philadelphia birthday. Amazing nude photos of Marilyn Monroe. Doctor cures himself of cancer - Dr. Anthony Sattilaro and Tom Monte. Samsonite ad with desert adventure art by George L Parrish Jr. Royal heirs of Europe - Prince Albert, Princess Victoria, Prince Henrik, Prince Harald, Princess Maria Teresa, Prince Hans Adam, Prince Philippe, William-Alexander. Regional cooking from New England, with recipes. Sun Myung Moon marries 2074 couples. Black tennis players - Arthur Ashe, Leslie Allen, Lawrence Hooper III, Renee Blount, Lloyd Bourne. Frank Valverde dies in car stunt in France.
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Life Magazine September 
      1982Life Magazine September 1982 : Cover - Surgical team with liver.

Liver transplants, a breakthrough in lifesaving surgery, Dr. Starzl. Dustin Hoffman in Tootsie, he dons a dress for his most surprising role. Baseball wives, the fascinating women behind the boys at bat. Christie Hefner profile, the new president of Playboy. Waiting for liver transplants - Rosemarie Heinrich, Loren Bohuslavsky, Susan Petersen, Michael Bird. Ariel Sharon blitzes Beirut. Carl Lewis, long jumper and sprinter, runner. The John Smith fammily during the Falklands War. Young deaf couple - Mike Rose and Monika Valgemae, American Sign Lanuage. Female comic stars - Cathy Guisewite (Cathy), Lynn Johnston (Family Circle), Claire Bretecher (Les Frustres), Nicole Hollander (Sylvia). Defenders of the Costa Rica rain forest, jungle, scientists. Princess Diana and the birth of Prince William. Awesome photo of a sky diver, parachutist, standing on the midair wing of an upsidedown plane, South Carolina.
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Life Magazine October 
      1982Life Magazine October 1982 : Cover - Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sandahl Bergman lifting weights - more great photos inside.

Women muscle in, joining men in body-building, the sport of the 1980s, includes Lorraine Snyder, Spunky Chrzanowski, Michelle Adler, Teresa Gerrish, Janette Fuchs, Priscilla Phillips, Cathie Lee Astuto, Nancy Maychuk. Ann-Margaret, on the road with the sizzling star. The troubled Yankees, a year of turmoil for baseball's most talented team. Congressman Robert Michel in Peoria, Illinois. SCTV Network. Ann-Margret, her first US road show. The longest season of Bucky Dent, Yankees' shortstop. In New York City, some 800 stores sell marijuana over the counter. Artworks by Dennis Oppenheim. The anguish of herpes. Portrait - Tom Bradley, mayor of Los Angeles. Life visits financier Armand Hammer. Texas prison reform after killing of Billy Moore and Wallace Pack, Eroy Brown. Taking Baby to work, Chris Quackenbush. Photos of America by William Garnett. Svetlana Savitskaya becomes the second woman in space.
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Life Magazine November 
      1982Life Magazine November 1982 : Cover - Elizabeth Carr.

Test-tube baby boom, America's first in vitro baby, article includes photos of 23 other in vitro babies around the world. Seven color pages of Marlboro cigarettes ad featuring the Marlboro Country Store. "Cats" leaps onto Broadway, hottest theater ticket. Kevin Clarke and Horst Wackerbarth photograph a red velvet sofa in lots of unusual places, including with the firemen of Great Jones Street, New York. Saving Africa's big animals, a radical plan to butcher some of them and sell their meat. Debate between congress and Navy over super carriers like the Nimitz. Joseph White defects to North Korea. Six Americans go halfway around the world in search of white water, kayaking, Wong Chu River in Himalayas, Bhutan- Edward Hixson, James and Thomas McEwan, Eickliffe Walker, Eric Evans, Leslie Bechdel. Young women wildland firefighters in California, including Juliana Furnish. Portrait - Alan Dershowitz, lawyer. Santa Fe museum gets Alexander Girard's collection of handmade artifacts, Folk Art. A look inside the Harvard Lampoon. Lawyer Sarah Vogel fights to save family farms in the Midwest. Steubenville, Ohio cleans up its air. Ken Kesey writes about Alaska, great photos too. A new designer, Anne Klein is now done by Donna Karan and Louis dell'Olio. The rock band Van Halen on tour. Great two page color photo of the rough landing / crash of Spantax DC-10 airplane.
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Life Magazine December 
      1982Life Magazine December 1982 : Cover - Princess Diana.

A sleek, stylish Princess Di is back and stealing the scene, many great photos. Robert Azzi takes portraits inside Saudi courts, neat photos. Goldie Hawn, the third most powerful woman in Hollywood - great article with photos. California's failing fight against marijuana, sinsemilla. A Vietnam veteran welcomes the family he left in Saigon, Gary Lee Price and Le Thi Hoang Lang, Jourdanton, Texas, story also includes Jay Myhre. Vatican's traveling art treasures. Trainer Doug Seus and his menagerie in Utah, wild animal trainer for movies that need fierce bears, wolves and such. Special advertising section (large) for the Epcot center at Walt Disney World. The Rockettes, stil kicking at 50, at Radio City Music Hall. Alexander Haig joins Herman Kohn's heavy thinkers at the Hudson Institute. Laurence Olivier at 75, actor. Portrait - Conquistador Cielo, race horse. Life visits a primitive people in Sudan, the Dinka, doomed by a water project, also the Surma. De Lorean - the high road to ruin. The cooking of Vienna. Recreating weather in the lab. Amazing photo of a train crash, Illinois Central Gulf Train, 43 cars of dozens of toxic chemicals, near Livingston, Louisiana.
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Life Magazine January 
      1983Life Magazine January 1983 : Special Issue : The 1982 Year in pictures, ET features large.

War - Falkland islands, Lebanon, Southwest Asia, Guatemala, El Salvador - lots of photos of dead guys. The PLO. Moonies wedding. Final days of the fight for ERA, Equal Rights Amendment. The search for a job, any job - includes nice photo of William Britton family. Vietnam Veterans monument. Pretty two page fold-out color Volvo 760 car ad, plus third page of text. Nancy Reagan in Europe. TVs and video games, includes photo and scores of high scorers, Ben Gold (Stargate), Bill Mitchell (Centipede), Eric Ginner (Moon Patrol), Jeff Brandt (Donkey Kong Jrs), Todd Walker (Joust), Steven Sanders (Donkey Kong tails), Ned Troide (Defender), Mark Robichek (Tutankham), Leo Daniels (Tempest), Mike Lepkosky (Ms. Pac-Man, Ottumwas High School cheerleaders, more. The crash of Air Florida's Flight 90 into the icy Potomac River, Don Usher, Kelly Duncan, Lenny Skutnik, Priscilla Tirado, Joseph Stiley, Nikki Felch, Bert Hamilton, Roger Olian. Queen Elizabeth travels. Full page color Datril 500 pain reliever ad. James Watt, Frank Zappa, Eddie Murphy, Matt Dillon, Mary Decker Tabb, Pia Zadora, Shelly Long, Sting, Lana Turner. Obituaries, Leroy Satche Paige, John Belushi, Anna Freud, King Khalid, Ayn Rand, Thelonious Monk, Henry Fonda. Ingrid Bergman profile. Break dancing scene in Harlem. Larry Walters floats in lawn chair and weather balloons. Full page color NRA ad with Keith Ferguson, policeman, nice photo.
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Life Magazine February 
      1983Life Magazine February 1983 : Cover - Brooke Shields in a bikini, an unusual pose.

Brooke brings back the bikini swimming suit. The drama behind the first artificial heart, Barney Clark. A fun series of photos by William Wegman of his Weimaraner dog named Man Ray, dressed up and in funny poses, once the dog got to be part of photos he was happy and stoic. Two page color Mercedes-Benz ad with black 240 D sedan, one page photo, one page text. Young Norman Mailer, why he's the way he is. Sly Stallone buys a prizefighter, boxer Lee John Canalito. Two page color Amtrak train ad. American Ballet Theatre is back with two new stars, Mikhail Baryshnikov with Robert LaFosse and Susan Jaffee. Feuding over fish in the Northwest, white man versus Indian, includes Willie Frank Sr., Benita Warner, Quileute Indians, Urban Riepe, others, Washington. A neat piece on High-Tech farming, with Sue and Phil Wesa, this is animal farming, cows, pigs, chickens, veal. Two and a half page color fold-out ad for Dickies clothing. Holy war on Sicily's mafia. Portrait - Martina Navratilova, tennis player. Life visits Brooke Shields in Cabo San Lucas, Baja California, includes surfer Laird Hamilton. Amazing two page color photo of the spread out crash of an airplane, B-52 bomber, Ather Air Force Base near Sacramento, California. Neat full page color photo of Ellen Greene in Audrey II, Little Shop of Horrors.
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Life Magazine March 
      1983Life Magazine March 1983 : Cover - Prince Rainier of Monaco with his family, Albert, Caroline and Stephanie.

After Grace, Monaco's royal family recovers : an exclusive visit plus a talk with Prince Rainier, includes nice large photo of Prince Albert on a Garelli Rexoro motorcycle. Full page color ad with hot air balloon over contour plowed fields, featuring the new postal stamps with hot air ballooning. Full page color travel ad for the Virgin Islands, picnicing couple on beach. Some neat close-up photos of parts of the Statue of Liberty. Full page color Camel cigarettes ad with the manly man holding a plane propeller, his tent, the airplane under repair. Full page color travel ad for Bermuda with Brad and Daphne Barton and their family. Elite G.I.s give El Salvador recruits a crash course in US combat skills, includes Bill "Top" White, Henry McDonnell, Paul W. Thunberg, Ronald Hall, Jerry Bell, Roger Quesenberrry and others. . TV's favorite sitcom M*A*S*H shoots the final episode, Alan Alda, Jamie Farr, Mike Farrell, Loretta Swit, Harry Morgan and others. Jean Harris and her bungled defense. Neat two page color Amtrak train ad with lots of different luggage tags. Portrait - Larry King. Regional cooking - Tex-Mex. Life visits Palm Beach, Florida. Carl McCunn and his suicide in Alaska wilderness, photos include Klaus and Suse West, Shelly Mittleman, Rory Cruikshank. Nice full page color Yamaha Riva scooters ad. From frog to movie princess, Jessica Lange.
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Life Magazine April 
      1983Life Magazine April 1983 : Cover - Human embryo hand.

Treating the unborn, surgical miracles inside the womb, story includes Paul Bennett. Johannes Lange takes photos of prisoners re-enacting their escape attempts from Colditz in Germany. Full page Dexatrim ad with Kathy Bakner, Suzanne Saltzman, Phyllis McKenna, Michele O'Brien, Margaret Robinson, and Teressa Benedict. "Thorn Birds" sultry star Rachel Ward. How the Russians steal our high tech secrets, with John Shea, Rudolf Chernyayev, Valdik Enger, Arthur Lindberg, Marc DeGeyter, Walter Spawr, more. US boxers are training for the 1984 Olympics. Rabbits for pets, for show, for food. Mysteriously, the right hands of virtuoso pianists Leon Fleisher and Gary Graffman stopped working - this story follows what they tried to fix the problem, includes myotherapist Nancy Shaw. Portrait - Dr. Wayne Dyer, author, Your Erroneous Zones and others. Very elegant full page color Demi-Tasse coffee cream liqueur ad. Life visits the booming singles scene in Minneapolis, includes the dating service named "Seeing is Believing", Joanne Prebarisch, Mike Cummings, Julie Bavis, Diana Garrielson, David Goldman, Schussin Ski Club (shown cross country skiing with camels), Barbara Olson, others. Japanese fashion designers : Rei Kawakubo, Mitsuhiro Matsuda, Yohji Yamamoto. Very pretty full page color travel ad for Ireland, castle ruins, couple with a horse.Nice color photos of lots of different bunnies, rabbits. Full page color ad for the Fuego Turbo from Renault, in silver.
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Life Magazine May 1983Life Magazine May 1983 : Cover - Debra Winger in the bath, a zany photo with her in fancy evening dress.

Why the star of "An Officer and a Gentleman" is such an outrageous free spirit. A nice two page color Marlboro cigarettes ad with wagon holding snow fence being pulled by mules, snowy mountain scene in the back. Tableau photography by Nic Nicosia. Curious full page color Jaymar-Ruby slacks ad. Sex and violence in Samoa - was Margaret Mead right?, Derek Freeman. Rabies - a scary new epidemic, includes Kevin Wessell. A murder charge catches up with California feminist Ginny Foat. Times Beach, Missouri, has become a victim of deadly dioxin, EPA comes in, Meremac River, Ben Essen family, Russell Bliss, Patrick Crawford, Loretta George, Penny Capstick, Lawrence Atchison, Wayne and Barbara Boldt, Juanita Bennett, others. Paint ball wars, includes David Seybold, Nadine Pollet, and others. How two gay fathers deal with their children and ex-wives, Michael Dorman and Robert Knight. Brooklyn bridge turns 100. Portrait - Billy Martin and George Steinbrenner, baseball, New York Yankees manager and owner. Life visits Henry Moore, sculptor. Humorous two page color photo of Russians catching the mid-winter sun along a wall of the Peter and Paul Fortress. Two page color photo of a big Motown photo with everyone named.
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      Magazine June 1983Life Magazine June 1983 : Cover - Scenes from Star Wars, including a heroic view of Luke rescuing Princess Leia.

Father of the Jedi George Lucas - genius strikes again. Nice full page Honda ad with various motorcycles, mopeds, and scooters, all with prices. Interesting editor's note about deadlines and photos in this issues, includes candid shots of Christo and former editor Kessel. Great underwater shots of sea life by Jeff Rotman. The unrest in Beruit, Lebanon, includes US Marines. Full page color movie poster ad for Psycho II. Olympic preview - America's best swimmers and divers, Wendy Wyland, Greg Louganis, Steve Lundquist, Mary T. Meagher, Ambrose Gaines, Tiffany Cohen, Matt Gribble. Falcons and Condors, the captive breeding of rare birds. Troops patrol Beirut. Artist Christo turns the islands of Key Biscayne into water lilies, he borders them with pink. Story about the town of Cicero, Illinois and how it tried to keep blacks out - shame on it, photos include Erwin Keith, Otto Svehla, Ronnie Stackhouse and family, Hugh and Alice Glover. Two page color Camel cigarettes ad with neat old motorcycle. Route 66, legendary highway. Private life of George Lucas, with one of the most horrific car crash photos I've ever seen. Fashion - strapless. Reconstruction of King Tut's features. How the Hitler diary forgeries might have been done and why. Life visits carnival town, Gibsonton, Florida. Regional Cooking - Normandy, with recipes.
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Life Magazine July 
      1983Life Magazine July 1983 : Cover - Lake scene from Glacier National Park.

Montana's Glacier wilderness and others are facing ruin from overuse. Runaway kids - why they flee and how they survive, a great article, first names only. Full page color Campari spirit ad featuring an interview with Jill St. John. Ellis Island, controversy clouds plans on eve of restoration, photos include Douglas Fraser, James Reston, Isaac Asimov, Elia Kazan, Louis Nizer, Esterina Mazzuca with 81 of her descendants (two page photo). Pershing II missiles, with photos of Anthony McAllister, Robert Hancock, Dennis Boyce, Samuel Robinson, others. Collectors vie for relics from the days of Hitler. Christopher Boyce, spy, and his 19 months as a fugitive. Loving our National Parks to death. Eunice Shriver gets the retarded on the right track in the Special Olympics. Commentary on the mysterious sickness of AIDS. Previously unpublished photographs of Marilyn Monroe by artist Earl Moran - great photos, includes some of the art his created from these photos. Portrait - Elizabeth Dole. Life visits comedian Eddie Murphy - a great piece. Super two page color photo of river of lava at Mount Etna, Italy. Phew - two page color photo of Ayatullah Khomeini's goose-stepping troops marching across an American flag with "Death to the US" written on it, Iran. Cute photo of Patty Monahan washing an elephant.
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Life Magazine August 
      1983Life Magazine August 1983 : Cover - Willie Nelson and his family.

Full page color Smirnoff vodka ad with Diahann Carroll in lovely dress. Very nice full page color Samsonite luggage ad with parachuting art by George I Parrish Jr. 3-D photography by David McGlynn. Full page color dexatrim weight loss ad with Lynn Borges, Barbara Ritz, Mary Tyre, Phyllis McKenna, Linda Garver, Suzanne Saltzman. Brain doctor, a neurologist's account of three life-or-death cases, Bruce H. Dobkin. Full page color Winston cigarettes ad with rescue crew running from helicopter N47804. Dressing Diana : that $150,000 wardrobe, plus the racy clothes the Princess cannot wear. An underworld informant gets a new identity. A unique joint fishing venture between Russians and Americans, includes Loralee Clark, Anatoli Pavlushin, Paul Natkin and others. Southern craftspeople and musicians preserve their culture, Ernest Mason, Betty Rogers,Ben Jones, Will Henley, many others. Coyote. Jenna and wind surfing. Full page color Puerto Rico rum ad with Ricardo and Ingrid Jimenez. Portrait - Blake Edwards, director. Life visits Willie Nelson. Cute full page photo of little Solomon Goodman playing the violin.
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Life Magazine September 
      1983Life Magazine September 1983 : Cover - Classic cars.

The 10 best and 10 worst American CARS ever! The nervous rich of Nicaragua. Very pretty full page Midori melon liqueur ad. Pro Football's beautiful bodies, Joe Theismann, Everson Walls, James Lofton, Dave Butz, Greg Buttle, William Andrews, Guy Morriss. Our sunny, funny number 1, debutante Cornelia Guest. How Liz Taylor got to be a legend on Madison Avenue. Portrait - Elvis Costello, songwriter. Arson Sleuth, includes Lalo Torres, Houston Fire department, Gloria Davis, Butch Emmons, Joseph Jachimczyk, Don McKinney, others. Corporate boot camp in Japan - thank goodness I am not a businessman in Japan, this all looks horrible! Life visits Grant Wood country, includes Nan Wood Graham, and the most parodied image in American Art, American Gothic. La Cage aux Folles, George Hearn, Gene Barry, great two page color photo of the Cagelles. Neat full page color Kodak ad with climber crossing a huge crevasse or ice fall zone on a kind of tyrolean traverse, roped aerial crossing.
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Life Magazine October 
      1983Life Magazine October 1983 : Cover - Nancy Reagan on a rocking horse, first ranch lady.

Four page color fold-out Chrysler Laser car ad. Unicorns ad photographed by Robert Vavra. Rescuing whales off Newfoundland, includes great two page photo of a Humpback whale in a net. A large advertising section on cosmetic dentistry. Lincoln's great day at Gettysburg. Criminal justice in crisis, part 1 - plea bargaining, includes Robert "Tinker" Parker, Tommy Groover, Ralph Greene, Nancy Lee Sheppard, Jody Dalton, Richard Padgett and others. An exclusive visit at Rancho del Cielo, a very nice feature. Photographer Robert Vavra captures the unicorn on film. Portrait - Judith Rossner, author. Life visits the Santa Anita race track in Arcadia, California in the jockeys' private domain, Fernando Toro, Willie Shoemaker, Joe Steiner, David Lidberg, others - a great piece about horse racing. Neon signs are back in vogue. Annie Leibovitz takes portraits. New York's Metropolitan Opera is 100. Great photo of Jacek E. Palkiewicz conducting an interview with Lech Walesa, in his skivvies.
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Life Magazine November 
      1983Life Magazine November 1983 : Cover - JFK. The Kennedy assassination - Four days that stopped America.

Favorite photos of JFK - a great collection. The Kennedy Assassination 20 years later. Extravagant eight page fold-out AT&T ad, four pages are silver. Arabs and Jews collide in the middle east, many pages of candid photos of many people and aspects of life. Wind power in Altamont Pass, California, includes gorgeous two page color photo of windmills, plus others elsewhere. The music group The Police with Andy Summers, Sting (Gordon Sumner) and Stewart Copeland. Norma Kamali, clothing designer. Peter Ueberroth and the LA Olympics. Lost Springs, Wyoming - town profile, includes Leda Price, the Lost Bar, Bob Stringham, Edith Droster, Vince Price, Clara Sringham, Art Stringham. Mariel Hemingway profile and photos. Full page color True cigarettes ad with a bicycle built for five. Twangs and Tweedles - new unique musical instruments, Stephen Scott, Bob Wilhite, Richard Dunlap, Cris Forster, Ivor Darreg. Boston teacher - Sister Carol. A new Tarzan - Christopher Lambert in Greystoke, wow. Chilling two page color photo of Steve Edeiken carried aloft by a twisted line on the world's largest kite, he fell to his death.
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Life Magazine December 
      1983Life Magazine December 1983 : Cover - Barbra Streisand.

Fighting and dying in Beirut and Grenada. Gregory Heisler photographs some of the dolls in Margaret Woodbury Strong Museum in Rochester. The bubonic plague in the American southwest, Charles T. Gregg mentioned in article, photo of Dr. Jonathan Mann, John Neary, others. China drills for the 1984 Olympics. Eccentric lives of America's hermits. Tragedy in Beirut, includes Morris Dorsey, Mike Echols, others. Jessie Helms, profile of a Senator. Here come the Chinese athletes. Interesting photo of wind surfers on Dianshan Lake. Great full page color Kitty Litter ad with cat dressed as a skunk. Wasteful military weapons, including The antiaircraft gun "the Sgt. York". Prince Kari Aga Khan, profile and photos. Cowboy Ed Cantrell battles cattle rustlers in Wyoming. Inventory at the Smithsonian - cool photos and unique items. The Edna Gladney home for very young mothers, babies having babies. American hermits - Nik Hougen, Fritz Winters, Dorothy Molter, Herman Juan, William Wasiowich. Wynton Marsalis - trumpet player in New Orleans. Eastern Orthodox Church - Holy Trinity Monastery in New York. Barbra Streisand, feature article. A neat article on hermits, including Nik Hougen, Fritz Winters, Dorothy Molter, Herman Juan, William Wasiowich, Bruce McDaniels. Holy Trinity Monastery outside Jordanville, New York. Charming full page photo of Jimmy Connors playing with Chris Evert Lloyd.
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Life Magazine January 
      1984Life Magazine January 1984 : Cover - 1983 The year in pictures, Special Issue - neat fold-out cover of many of the faces of the year.

Three page fold-out color Volvo ad with three different cars. The artist Christo wraps islands in Biscayne bay, Florida in pink. Great two page photo of soldiers returning from Grenada to Fort Bragg, 82nd Airborne Division, including John Lowe, Craig Schmidt. Beautiful two page color night photo of the 100th birthday celebration for the Brooklyn bridge. Two page aerial photo showing part of the 65 mile long human chain in Germany protesting nuclear missiles. The Australians win the sailing America's cup. Three page colorful Plymouth Voyager ad with a happy magician and his tigers. Bloody Sunday in Beruit, two page photo of some of the wreckage of Marine barracks, more, a big article. Princess Caroline of Monaco. Very nice two page color photo of Twiggy with a line of Broadway dancers in "My One and Only." Color photo of baseball player Dave Righetti who pitched a no-hitter against the Red Sox. A haven for AIDS outcasts. The infamous Korean Air Lines Flight 007, shot down by a Soviet missile. An article on paparazzi and some of the odd photos they get. Mousetrap - a fictional tale of computer crime, by Michael Crichton. James G. Watt's Coal-leasing Commission. Famous people of 1983, uncluding full page photos of Boy George, Vanessa Williams, others. Color photo of George Brett who had a controversial game-winning homer against the Yankees. Truly tasteless. Nature's Rage, includes two page surrealistic color photo of lava stream at the Mt. Etna volcano in Italy. Much, much more. Very FAT issue.
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Life Magazine February 1984Life Magazine February 1984 : Cover - The Beatles in a swimming pool.

The Beatles : 20 years ago they invaded America, did we love ‘em? Yeah, yeah, yeah! Some cute color photos of babies dressed up like cupids for Valentine's day, by Starr Ockenga. Paul Newman profile at 60. Soviet deserters are prisoners in Afghanistan. Full page color Salem cigarettes ad with three skiers on a ski lift. Palo Alto county in Iowa picks every President correctly. Shroud of Turin - portrait of Christ. Polar bears of Churchill, Manitoba - a big photo feature, includes Fred Treul. Beatles - great personal photos. Two page psychedelic Grand Marnier ad. Kenny Easterday - born without legs or hips - lives and thrives. Full page photo of Surrealistic painter Joan Miro. Awesome two page color photo of ice skater Scott Hamilton in the Denver Colorado ice arena. Photo of Medal of Honor heros on aircraft carrier Intrepid. Fish tanks interiors like doll houses, Joey Skaggs. 1.0
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Life Magazine March 
      1984Life Magazine March 1984 : Cover - Daryl Hannah in a swim suit - feature inside.

Bathing suits 1984 - modeled by Daryl Hannah. Candid photos taken by Prince Andrew of England. Defeating arthritis, includes Rosa Iacona, June Schroeder, Kay Scott, others. James Cagney and the mystery woman who controls his life. Portrait : Paul Prudhomme, New Orleans chef. An exclusive look at the USS New Jersey in the Mediterranean, battleship - great photos! Life visits China's Magic Mountain, Mount Huang, including the Jade Screen Hotel. Ann-Margaret tackles her toughest role in a TV remake of "A Streetcar Named Desire." Full page color NRA National Rifle Association ad with Herb Hollister of Colorado. Two page photo of a pile of nine million tires after burning, Frederick county, Virginia. Full page photo of Steven T. Wougamon standing on a window ledge during his trail in St. Louis, with marshal Joseph Reichwein who saved him.
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Life Magazine April 
      1984Life Magazine April 1984 : Cover - Penguins.

Protecting the wild penguins of Patagonia, with P. Dee Boersma and others, Punta Tombo. Victims of crime fight back at last, part 2 in a series on the troubled criminal justice system, includes advocate Carole Davis-Bonhorst, David Poteet, Jack Solano, Robin Clark, Craig Hamilton, Stuart Gelman, Ray and Elsie Meade, Laurie DeCorte, Julia Meoak, others. Cyndi Lauper, rock's red-hot redhead. I.R.S. vs. tax cheats - stingers get stung, a special report on how the IRS catches people who lie on their taxes. Edwards Air Force base pilots - Doug Benefieds, Chuck Sewell, Tony Levier, Russell O'Quinn, Darrell Cornell. Penguins of the Pampas - Argentina - amazing photos of desert penguins. Laura Ashley clothing designer - fashion and romance. Are the Democrats Dinosaurs by Jeff Greenfield. Reggie Jackson - baseballs recluse. Italy's chocolate Easter eggs, Turin, this year's winning egg sculpted by Guido Bellissima. Jerzy Kosinski - How I learned to levitate in water. Amazing two page photo of astronaut Bruce McCandless. Jimmy Tontlewicz was drowned, comes back, cold water drowning story. Photo of candidate Gary Hart with worn shoes.
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Life Magazine May 1984Life Magazine May 1984 : Cover - History of Cocaine, 1884-1984, from Freud to Delorean.

Full page color Prince tennis racket ad featuring tennis player Erick Korita. A million-dollar look inside the body. Loudon Wainwright writes a comment piece about the books of the baseball season, about baseball. The secret societies of New Orleans. Search for the lost children of Argentina, mass murders during the military dictatorship. America's first Olympians, coverage includes James Connolly, Charles Blake, Thomas Burke, Thomas Curtis, Sumner Paine Coach John Graham, John Paine, William Hoyt, Ellery Clark, a running race, and more. A full page photo of runners in the 1896 marathon in Greece, winning time was 2:58:50, 25 entrants. A 13-year-old's murder confession, Trina Bence, Kellie Poppleton, Junior high school drug ring in Alameda county, California. Life visits the Mardi Gras. Elizabeth McGovern, actress. Pretty two page color ad for Julia, the first American Bride doll, one full page of illustration. Mystery of Jim Thompson, Thai silk King. A New York's Clarkson University, every freshman gets a computer. Margaret Truman Daniel conducts a tour of her parents' house in Independence, Missouri. Polish sculptor, Magdalena Abakanowicz. New York's School of American Ballet is 50, Edwin Mota, Jeff Edwards, Mark Jeffreys, Steven Wiesmore, Jeremy Collins, Simon Greaves, Alex Stevens, Josh Greenberg, Gordon Stevens, more. Humorous photo sequence of a boat and a dock and one foot on each, Alan Carey, Michele Carey, Montana's Hayden Lake.
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Life Magazine Summer 
      1984Life Magazine Summer 1984 : Cover - Runner Mary Decker.

Special Issue - the Olympics. A picture history and a preview of 1984, the highlights, the heroes, the hoopla. Olympic primer for viewers - gymnastics and diving. Old Olympic sports - tug of war, rhythmic gymnastics. Female Olympians - Gertrude Ederle, Helen Wainwright, Charlotte Cooper, Greta Johansson, LIna Radke, Ethel Catherwood. American Olympians - Carl Lewis, Tom Petranoff, Ken Clark, Evelyn Ashford, Steve Lundquist, Rebecca Twigg, Michael Jordan, Edwin Moses, Billy Olson. Olympic Originals - James Connolly, Al Oerter, Paul Anderson, Edward Eagan, Charley Paddock, Ugo Frigerio. Cool Olympic collectibles. Olympic Legends - Nadia Comaneci, Jesse Owens, Teofilo Stevenson, Paavo Nurmi, Bob Beamon, Ray Ewry, Wilma Rudolph and Mark Spitz. Much, much more. Even the ads in this issue are Olympics oriented.
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Life Magazine June 
      1984Life Magazine June 1984 : Cover - Harrison Ford (as Indiana Jones) and Kate Capshaw.

D-Day's historic beaches 40 days later, World War II remembrance. Women are wearing men's unmentionables. Cindy Sherman takes some really neat photos, all of herself, but looking likes lots of different women. Some interesting letters to the editor about the tax evasion article in LIFE April 1984. Teaching teenage dads to love their kids, Ernie Desrosiers, John Lass, Rick Walmer, Shelli DeShazo. Portrait - Helen Hooven Santmyer, novelist. Life visits Teddy Pendergrass, soul singer, now paralyzed after a car crash. The glitterati try to recapture the golden age of croquet. A new leaf for Capitol pages (to prevent another scandal), includes Jennifer Lovett, Luis Zervigon, Chris Tully, Lee Anna Sellers, Georgie Boge, others. Trouble in Everglades City, Florida, smuggling marijuana. Mysteries of Hasidic marriages, Jewish weddings, includes Faygie Fogelman, Menachem Shagalow, Rivkie Kleinman, Yossi Denburg, more. Very neat two page color archery photo of Darrell Pace. Christopher Bernard Wilder, photos of him with some beauty contestants, he was later found to have killed several. .
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Life Magazine July 1984 Life Magazine July 1984 : Cover - Dan Pisner and five quintuplets.

He stayed home with the quints while Pam Pisner went back to work. Two page color Maxwell House coffee ad featuring Cape Neddick, Maine, showing a lighthouse and an old couple and a visitor sharing coffee. Unpublished NASA photographs. Another of those curious full page color Camel cigarettes ad with the manly man, this time in canyon, with old canvas pack, rubber raft and goldline rope. Full page color Merit cigarettes ad with ship captain and fishing ship in rough water in front of bird cliff. Portrait - Mickey Rourke and Eric Roberts. Criminal Justice System, part 3 - parole violators, article includes Alvin Terry, Karen Moment, Paul Chicofsky, Gabriel Gonzalez, John O'Connor, George Presotto, Ernie Tasker, Ed Ratowsky, Paul Rosen, others. Life visits sculptor Harry Jackson. Smadar Kaiser and her tale of terrorism in Israel. Edgemont, South Dakota wants to have a nuclear waste dump, includes Matt Brown, Peter Zeimet, Neil and Jenny Brafford. A charming piece about Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher helping her daughter Carol hang wall paper. Actress Bernadette Peters. Six successful women sci-fi novelists, Andre Norton, Vonda N. McIntyre, Joanna Russ, Ursula K. Le Guin, C.J. Cherryh, Octavia Butler. Gruesome photo of the discovery of the muddy body of Iver Koski after a landslide in Clear Creek, Utah. Neat photo of man parachuting with his road bicycle, Raemond Gimmi over South AFrica.
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Life Magazine August 
      1984Life Magazine August 1984 : Cover - Grizzly bear.

Can grizzlies and people coexist? Lovely photos of Hawaii and Hawaiians from a new book, the Hawaiian eye. Elvis lives - as a billion-dollar business. Brave Americans who stay on in Beirut, includes Nancie Wingo, Carol Weir, Landry Slade, Robert Foss, Donald Corset, David Swenson, Brent Neely, Jeanne King, others. Four page ad for Saudi Arabia, including soccer team. A birthday look at beautiful Hawaii. Special report - yellow rain, biologist says it is bee droppings, Matthew Meselson, Thomas Seeley. Louis Farrakhan, Black Muslim leader. The serial murderer, an American tragedy, includes Henry Lee Lucas, Ted Bundy, Dvid Berkowitz, Son of Sam, Herbert Mullin, more. Tornado Chasers, such as Dr. Howard Bluestein, Keith Brewster, Jeff Henry, Robert Davies-Jones. A neat baseball article, pitcher Fran Hirschy campaigns to legalize doctored balls.
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Life Magazine September 
      1984Life Magazine September 1984 : Cover - Michael Jackson - big feature inside.

The view from here by Loudon Wainwright, visiting the doctor. Kenya photo safari by Gunter Zeisler, includes horrible photo of python eating a gazelle whole. Lou Holtz, coach of University of Minnesota football team. Camp Good Times for young cancer patients, Jennifer Turk, Samantha Brais, Michael Covel, Mike Bardsley, Vernon Duncan, Cassandra Chapman, Paco Mendoza, Mark Willman, Dwayne Merriweather, camp founder Pepper Abrams, others - a great story. Taiwan's fakes - from computers to sunglasses, Cabbage Patch dolls, truck brake shoes, much more. Two page color Canon ad for slender electric typewriter, Typestar 5. The ultimate dare - solo rock climbers in Yosemite, John Bachar, Ron Kauk - a very nice long piece with lots of photos. Madcap Mozart - Amadeus. Puerto Rico killing of Arnoldo Rosado and Carlos Soto. Fashion - high tech shimmery fabrics, more. Pretty neat full page color Camel cigarettes ad with the manly man on an old motorcycle in a rugged wilderness scene.
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Life magazine October 
      1984Life magazine October 1984 : Cover - Doonesbury is back, cartoon figures Mike and J.J. are Married, art by Garry Trudeau, more inside.

How you can ride the space shuttle, includes photo of Walter Cronkite in NASA coveralls, Sue Cox, Jane Fonda, John Denver, Robert Rauschenberg, much more - big article. Separating siamese twins, Lin and Win Htut. Full page color Kodak ad with photographer Peter Beard hanging out of a helicopter. Geraldine Ferraro's hometown. Author Clifton Fadiman at eighty. Polo in Texas. Red shoes and celebrities, photos by Kenn Duncan - a really fun piece. Robert Benton - director of Kramer and Kramer. Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, violinist. Death in Belfast. Arles, France - muse for Von Gogh. Two page photo of Robert Andazola, without clothes and being arrested, Phelps Dodge copper mine in Clifton, Arizona. Wedding photo of Nick Rhodes of Duran Duran and Julie Anne Friedman, with flamingos.
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Life magazine November 
      1984Life magazine November 1984 : Cover - John and Caroline Kennedy.

All the Presidents' children, their 23 living sons and daughters in exclusive new pictures : Amy Carter and others. Portrait - Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown, architect team. Controversial Trident missile. A Prague museum set up to vilify the Jews now glorifies their memory. Whodunit - amateur sleuths at fun weekend in Cape May, New Jersey - David Landau. Steel mini-mills. To Save the Kalahari - by Delia and Mark Owens. Fashion - Benetton. Annual slaughter of fur seals in Alaska may at last be coming to an end. Acid rain. Maria Reiche and the mysterious lines in Peru, Chariots of the Gods. Singer Amy Grant. Gruesome photo of Petty Officer John Torrington, buried in 1846 on Beechey Island, frozen, and just dug up. Joe Kittinger becomes first person to make a solo balloon flight across the Atlantic. Photo of Michael Jackson entering a concert with a bunch of police from Pontiac, Michigan.
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Life Magazine December 
      1984Life Magazine December 1984 : Cover - Princess Diana and new baby - big feature inside.

Sexual abuse of children, treatment and prevention, includes Emily and Erica Butter. Companion article about sex offenders. Very nice "then and now" photos of Barbara Stanwyck, Myrna Loy, Leatrice Joy, Jetta Goudal, Esther Ralston, Martha Scott. Neat full page color Scrabble ad with Santa cartoon art by Michaud. Francis Coppola's dazzling "Cotton Club", includes nice humorous dance photo of Diane Lane, Lonette McKee, Gregory Hines and Richard Gere. Portrait ; Quincy Jones. Jerusalem's bomb squad. Heavy metal music mania, great article, lots of photos. Turkeys and turkey hunters, Woods Turkey Mountain Lodge, Sam Nenno. Life visits the Dakota, in New York. Dog pampering is now a billion dollar industry. Julie Ridge, training for the Ironman Triathlon. Life returns to the cradle of America's 1960s counterculture - Berkeley and the Bay, another super piece full pf named photos. The robots are coming. The death of Indira Gandhi.
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