LIFE Magazine August 6, 1956

LIFE Magazine August 6, 1956 Sinking of Andrea Doria


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Pg… 18 THE WEEK'S EVENTS: An epic sea rescue: photographs show sinking of "Andrea Doria" and the saving of her passengers; Walter Lord describes the hours of fear in this night of terror

Pg… 41 THE WEEK'S EVENTS: Stassen stumbles badly in his stop–Nixon move

Pg… 104 THE WEEK'S EVENTS: A Shavian centennial is celebrated in Chicago

Pg… 35 EDITORIALS: The best answer to Nasser

Pg… 35 EDITORIALS: The vice presidency has changed

Pg… 64 ARTICLE: A lost love and new adventure, by Samuel E. Chamberlain: Part III of "My Confession", a soldier–artist's Mexican War memoirs

Pg… 91 PHOTOGRAPHIC ESSAY: Russians bear down for the Olympics: athletes train zealously to improve their already formidable performance. Photographed for LIFE by Lisa Larsen

Pg… 45 AGRICULTURE: Cold calamity for cotton: artificial hail measures cotton damage from storms

Pg… 48 MOVIES: A sad and saucy star: the U.S. gets a look at Italy's Giulietta Masina

Pg… 53 NATURE: The big stork handout: Alsace furnishes everything free for its feathered friends

Pg… 63 RELIGION: A pulpit on the deck: English village worships on a boat in a fisherman's museum

Pg… 101 ART: Doubles in grace: Giacomo Manzu classic style makes him one of Italy's best contemporary sculptors

Pg… 106 FASHION: Waiters give a style tip and women adopt their Chinese working jackets

Pg… 109 MUSIC: Baby Doe and her silver king: A historic American love story is an operatic hit

Pg… 115 PARTY: Nuns in a musical frolic: Notre Dame speech class pokes pleasant fun at convent living

Pg… 10 OTHER DEPARTMENTS: Speaking of Pictures: How to pat a whale

Pg… 118 OTHER DEPARTMENTS: Miscellany: Tiers of tattered trolleys

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