LIFE Magazine August 9, 1968

LIFE Magazine August 9, 1968 Stack-up Air Traffic Jam

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Pg… 2 The Presidency: Some Advantages?and Disadvantages?of Being "In." By Hugh Sidey

Pg… 4–6 Reviews: Book: "The Autobiography of Bertrand Russell, 1914–1944," Reviewed by Alistair Cooke

Pg… 4–6 Reviews: Movie: "The Bride Wore Black," Directed by Francois Truffaut, Reviewed by Maurice Rapf

Pg… 4–6 Reviews: TV: "Of Black America," Reviewed by Doris Innis

Pg… 10 Letters to the Editors

Pg… 13 The View from Here: A Good Time to Take a Man at His Word. By Loudon Wainwright

Pg… 14 Showdown at Clerna: In a Battle of Wills in a Little Junction Town, Czech Leader Alexander Dub?ek Challenges Soviet Bosses Face to Face. Photographed by Harry Redl. A High Dive Into Deep Ideological Waters. By Peter Young

Pg… 20 The Mob: Congressman and the Hoodlum: The Case of Neil Gallagher of New Jersey?a Respected Lawmaker Caught Up in the Grasp of Cosa Nostra Capo Joe Zicarelli

Pg… 28 Editorial: The Threat and Promise of "Black Power." By John K. Jessup

Pg… 30 Close–Up: An Old Hand at Tilting with Politicians, Columnist Drew Pearson Turns Novelist

Pg… 34 Science: Tailors and Technicians Do a Precision Job of Fitting Astronauts for a Trip to the Moon in a $100,000 Suit

Pg… 38 The Cluttered Airways: Air Traffic in the U.S. Hits a Peak?and a Breaking Point. The Controller's Job: Hours of Pressure. By John Saar

Pg… 48 Sports: Baseball, the Great American Myth. What the Game is Really About: Money. By Leonard Shecter. Photographed by Arthur Rickerby

Pg… 60 Vanishing Wildlife: Doomed by Hunters and Loss of Habitat, Only 100 Monkey–Eating Eagles are Left in the World

Pg… 64 Miscellany

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