LIFE Magazine August 29, 1955

LIFE Magazine August 29, 1955 Grandson Billy Conner


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Pg… 16 THE WEEK'S EVENTS: A Billion–Dollar Flash Flood: Torrential Rains Following in the Wake of Hurricane Diane Bring Sudden Misery to Thousands in Northeastern States

Pg… 24 THE WEEK'S EVENTS: A Look at the World's Week

Pg… 31 THE WEEK'S EVENTS: A Moral Mandate for all Americans: A Grim Court–Martial Illustrates the Ned for the New Code of Conduct Just Issued by the President. Drawings for LIFE by Arthur Shilstone

Pg… 39 THE WEEK'S EVENTS: The Outlawed Irish Republican Army, Abetted by U.S. Friends, Harasses Its Old Foe, the English

Pg… 42 THE WEEK'S EVENTS: The Citizens of Vevey, Switzerland Salute Their Fine Wines with a Fortnight of Pagan Pageantry

Pg… 47 THE WEEK'S EVENTS: Gaily the Japanese Launch a Ship?with Some Delay

Pg… 26 EDITORIAL: John Marshall's Living Legacy

Pg… 58 PHOTOGRAPHIC ESSAYS: The Magnificent Greek Revival: Part IV in LIFE'S Series on America's Art and Skills Describes How a Prospering Country Turned to the Classic Style of Ancient Greece for Its Architecture and Furniture. Photographed for LIFE by Fritz Goro

Pg… 99 PHOTOGRAPHIC ESSAYS: A Special Happy World for a Grandson: The Story of Little Billy Conner and His Warm Relationship with an Understanding Grandfather. Photographed for LIFE by Leonard McCombe

Pg… 76 ARTICLE: A Great Gamble Breaks Korea's Bloody Perimeter: Part III of "MacArthur's Rendezvous with History," by Major General Courtney Whitney

Pg… 53 TELEVISION: Nuns Take on TV: 20 Parochial School Teachers in a Boston Studio Learn New Teaching Techniques

Pg… 71 THEATER: A Star–Studded Revival of Wilder's "Skin of Our Teeth," Now on Broadway, Will Open the Fall Battle of TV Spectaculars

Pg… 109 MOVIES: Prologue to Blues: Jack Webb of "Dragnet" Shoots a Moody Funeral to Open His New Jazz Movie, "Pete Kelly's Blues"

Pg… 115 NATURE: Tree Frogs on a Trapeze: Florida Pets Do an Aerial Act

Pg… 121 SCIENCE: Checkup on Channelers: U.S. and British Doctors Try to Find Out What Makes a Good Endurance Swimmer

Pg… 7 OTHER DEPARTMENTS: Letters to the Editors

Pg… 8 OTHER DEPARTMENTS: Speaking of Pictures: Norwegians Climb Cliffs on a Risky Egg Hunt

Pg… 124 OTHER DEPARTMENTS: Miscellany: False Face in Wet Wind

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