LIFE Magazine April 6, 1959

LIFE Magazine April 6, 1959 How the West Was Won


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Pg… 28 THE WEEK'S EVENTS: The Incredible Land of Tibet in an Incredible Revolution Against the Powerful Chinese Reds

Pg… 36 THE WEEK'S EVENTS: Vigil and Wreckage in a Strange Ocean Crash: Liner Santa Rosa and a Tanker Collide Off Atlantic City

Pg… 38 THE WEEK'S EVENTS: A Fad Spreads: New Facets, More Fun as U.S. Campuses Compete to Jam Telephone Booths

Pg… 45 THE WEEK'S EVENTS: Promising Attack in the Battle Against Cancer: Electric Force Technique May Stop Division of Cells

Pg… 46 THE WEEK'S EVENTS: A Look at the World's Week

Pg… 51 THE WEEK'S EVENTS: Tragic Sequence on a Pleasant River: a Canoeist Drowns in the Charles

Pg… 54 THE WEEK'S EVENTS: A Revenge Gambit that Failed: Ex–Convict Kidnaps a Family, Holds It for Release of a Former Cellmate He Wants to Kill

Pg… 40 EDITORIALS: America's Durable Frontier

Pg… 40 EDITORIALS: Tibet's Tragic Bravery

Pg… 78 PICTORIAL ESSAYS: How the West Was Won. Part I of a New LIFE Series. Daring, Resourceful Men Push Into the Trans–Mississippi Wilds, Opening Up a Land of Destiny

Pg… 121 PICTORIAL ESSAYS: A Shy Unknown Becomes a Star in the Movie Version of Anne Frank?and Millie Perkins Finds Success a Trial. Photographed for LIFE by Allan Grant

Pg… 139 ARTICLE: The Queens of Fiction: Frances Parkinson Keyes, Taylor Caldwell and Edna Ferber are the New York Yankees in the League of Best–Sellers. By Robert Wernick

Pg… 58 EDUCATION: Dedicated Nun in Science: Wisconsin Teacher Places Her Fifth Victor in Five Years in National Talent Contest

Pg… 65 FASHION: Make–Up in Whiteface: Chalk–Color Lipstick Outsells Other New Spring Shades

Pg… 69 MOVIES: High Bob Hope in Hopped–Up Hat?It Blows Its Top and Sides in Movie Alias Jesse James

Pg… 73 MILITARY AFFAIRS: Space Speeds on Land: 3,000–mph Sleds will Test Missiles and Passengers

Pg… 107 CLOSE–UP: The Wacky World of Dr. Seuss Delights the Child?and Adult?Readers of His Books

Pg… 116 MUSIC: Young Opera Singers Take a Test for Jobs at Met

Pg… 131 SPORTS: Davis Cup Hero Alex Olmedo Goes Home to Peru, and the Homefolks have a Racket Laid on for Him

Pg… 157 PARTY: Diplomats and Beauties: Aly Khan, Sportsman and Pakistan Diplomat, Gives a Party for His Friends

Pg… 18 OTHER DEPARTMENTS: Speaking of Pictures: Man–Made Island is an Industrial Sight at Sea

Pg… 20 OTHER DEPARTMENTS: Letters to the Editors

Pg… 160 OTHER DEPARTMENTS: Miscellany: a Split–Level Roadway

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