LIFE Magazine August 29, 1960

LIFE Magazine August 29, 1960 U.S. Air Force Record Free-fall Parachutist


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Pg… 14 THE WEEK’S EVENTS: A Red Show Tries the U.S. by Proxy: U–2 Pilot Powers is Convicted and Sentenced in a Propaganda Exercise Against the “Real Culprits” in Washington. An Article on the Powers Family Ordeals by Carl Mydans Pg… 20 THE WEEK’S EVENTS: Fantastic Catch in the Sky, Record Leap Toward Earth: Space Race Soars with a Vengeance Pg… 29 THE WEEK’S EVENTS: Mystery of the Stunted Children: a Mother’s Pride Turns Their Home Into a Prison Pg… 35 THE WEEK’S EVENTS: A Look at the World’s Week Pg… 26 EDITORIALS: Peace, Order and the U.N. Pg… 26 EDITORIALS: Peace, Cash and the Nobel Pg… 86 ARTICLE: The Republican Candidate for President Presents His Views on Our National Purpose; “Our Resolve is Running Strong,” Vice President Richard M. Nixon Pg… 72 PHOTOGRAPHIC ESSAYS: A Lady Proves She’s Fit for Space Flight: Exclusive Pictures Depict Jerrie Cobb’s Courage and Aptitude in a Hitherto Secret Program for Women Pg… 79 PHOTOGRAPHIC ESSAYS: The Vanishing Havens of Beauty: Steel Mills Encroaching on the Indiana Dunes Jeopardize a Wilderness Sanctuary. Photographed for LIFE by Michael Rougier Pg… 43 ANIMALS: See the Happy Cuscus: Rare Marsupials Cheerily Take to Captivity Pg… 46 HORTICULTURE: LIFE’S Garden News: Elegant Iris are Worldwide Winners Pg… 55 DANCE: Gene Kelly’s French Frolic: U.S. Dancer Gets a Resounding Curtain Call at Paris Opera Pg… 58 FASHION: Sassy, Colorful Styles in Sausalito: New House Outfits are at Home on Houseboats Pg… 67 MUSIC: Paul Anka, Kids’ Wonder Singer: 19–Year–Old’s Tunes Bring Him International Fame and His Family Good Fortune Pg… 99 PARTY: Melon Massacre in Metuchen: New Jersey Kids Swallow a Southern Tradition, Seeds and All Pg… 11 OTHER DEPARTMENTS: Letters to the Editors Pg… 12 OTHER DEPARTMENTS: Speaking of Pictures: Senate Summit Cartooned Pg… 102 OTHER DEPARTMENTS: Miscellany: Bold Boatman in Hot Water

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