LIFE Magazine August 20, 1956
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Pg… 19 THE WEEK'S EVENTS: Muffled roll for the Grand Army: the death of the last Union soldier and end of an era. By Bruce Catton
Pg… 26 THE WEEK'S EVENTS: Harry Truman raises a pre–convention hubbub.
Pg… 28 THE WEEK'S EVENTS: Suez Canal becomes setting for an International showdown.
Pg… 36 THE WEEK'S EVENTS: A look at the world's week.
Pg… 59 THE WEEK'S EVENTS: A millionaire makes things harder for the golfers at Long Island club.
Pg… 35 EDITORIALS: Let's get the news in Red China
Pg… 35 EDITORIALS: Don't let the doldrums fool you.
Pg… 46 PHOTOGRAPHIC ESSAYS: Delights for delegates: San Francisco offers some of the nation's best food and nightclub entertainment for Republican conventioneers. Photographed for LIFE by Nat Farbman and Loomis Dean.
Pg… 86 PHOTOGRAPHIC ESSAYS: The camera eye vs. Dr. Cook: after half a century, photos testify against his claim that he climbed Mt. McKinley.
Pg… 95 ARTICLE: Why ministers are breaking down: too many kinds of jobs make the clergyman's role "impossible". By the Reverend Wesley Shrader.
Pg… 41 NATURE: Hoods protect heads at Europe's main bee market.
Pg… 53 MODERN LIVING: Yoga exercises give a new twist to Rhode Island society.
Pg… 62 MOVIES: Tolstoy's titanic tale of war: "War and Peace" is made into a spectacular movie.
Pg… 81 SPORTS: Russia masses its muscle: Olympic tryouts begin with a whopping show in Moscow.
Pg… 107 PARTY: A band of jeepers go on a mountain jaunt.
Pg… 14 OTHER DEPARTMENTS: Speaking of Pictures: a startling stirring of starlings.
Pg… 110 OTHER DEPARTMENTS: Miscellany: an inclination to the dance.
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