LIFE Magazine August 15, 1955

LIFE Magazine August 15, 1955 The MacArthur Story


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Pg… 21 THE WEEK'S EVENTS: Four Anxious Men and a Race: A Taut American League Rave Gives the Fans all the Excitement Anyone Could Hope for

Pg… 26 THE WEEK'S EVENTS: Wide–Open Galveston Mocks Texas Laws: LIFE'S Pictures Show that Sin is Rampant Despite Talk of Reform

Pg… 28 THE WEEK'S EVENTS: A Bridge to Freedom and to Home: 11 U.S. Fliers are Released by Red China

Pg… 35 THE WEEK'S EVENTS: A Look at the World's Week

Pg… 46 THE WEEK'S EVENTS: A Famous Hop Rehopped: Two Replicas of Bl?riol's Place Duplicate His Historic Channel Flight in 1909

Pg… 32 EDITORIALS: Light Work in the Heat

Pg… 32 EDITORIALS: Dirty Work on the Roads

Pg… 93 PHOTOGRAPHIC ESSAY: The 80–Hour Week: For Gloria Twelen a Housewife's Lot is Hard by Happy. Photographed for LIFE by Mark Kauffman

Pg… 48 ARTICLE: MacARTHUR'S RENDEZVOUS WITH HISTORY, by Major General Courtney Whitney (U.S.A., ret.): The First Instalment of a Revealing Study by a Close Friend and Confidant Tells About the Philippines' Hidden War and MacArthur's Return.

Pg… 51 ARTICLE: The War in the Islands: A Portfolio of War Art Recalls the History of the Defense and Reconquest of the Philippines

Pg… 39 YOUTH: Disneyland: Uncle Walt Packs His New $17 Million Amusement Park with the Stuff Children's Dreams are Made On. Photographed for LIFE by Loomis Dean and Allan Grant

Pg… 79 MOVIES: The Tale of Two Mothers' One Son: "The Divided Heart" Recalls a Memorable LIFE Story of the Yugoslav Boy Whose Plight Became a Famous International Case

Pg… 85 SPORTS: Roughing it the Soft Way: Rich Coloradans Stay Close to Comfort as They Ride the Rockies

Pg… 105 MUSIC: Strummin' Up a Banjo Boom: After 25 Years the Instrument of Minstrel Show Plinks and Plunks Its Way Back to Favor

Pg… 113 FASHION: The British Show a New Snap: The U.S. Buts the Sleek Fall Styles of London's Fashion Renaissance

Pg… 120 PARTY: Happy Houseful on the Beach: Girls Entertain a Spillover Crowd

Pg… 12 OTHER DEPARTMENTS: Speaking of Pictures: Doom for a Devilfish

Pg… 16 OTHER DEPARTMENTS: Letters to the Editors

Pg… 122 OTHER DEPARTMENTS: Miscellany: After You, Alphonse

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