Pg… 14 The Week's Events: For Two Families, No Seasons Peace: An Exclusive Presentation of Letters Home from the Imprisoned Victims of the RB–47 Flight Photographed for Life by Gray Villette and Cornell Capa
Pg… 22 The Week's Events: A Look at the World's Week.
Pg… 29 The Week's Events: A Notable Kennedy Week: Including Reports on the President–Elect Private Thinking, by John Steele, and Joe Kennedy's Feelings about His Son, by Hugh Sidey.
Pg… 24 Editorial: To a Greater Christian Church.
Pg… 52 Pictorial Essays: A Christmas Carol: Ronald Serial Illustrates Dickens Classic for LIFE
Pg… 74 Pictorial Essays: White Fleet Ship in First Mission: S.S. Hope Brings Medical Skills and Ideas to Indonesia. Photographed for Life by John Dominis.
Pg… 81 Article: Baseball's Disgraceful Sellout for a Mess of Cabbage. By Marshall Smith, LIFE Sports Editor
Pg… 34 Music: Oversized Opera Prop Is Purchased by Tulsa Cattlemen.
Pg… 38 Business: A School of Subs on a Shakedown: Debut of New Underwater Toy.
Pg… 43 Movies: "Pepe" Cantinflas Meets Hollywood Stars
Pg… 47 Animals: White Tiger Comes from India to Washington Zoo.
Pg… 65 Fashion: Suzie Sets of Style: U.S. Takes over the Cheongsam from Hong Kong
Pg… 87 Religion: 563 Years between Visits: Canterbury Makes History with a Call on the Pope at a "Holy Summit"
Pg… 90 Theater: The Royal but Rocky Road to Camelot: Lerner and Loewe Survived Disease and Difficulties to Create a Lavish Medieval Musical.
Pg… 4 Other Departments: Letters to the Editors.
Pg… 8 Other Departments: Speaking of Pictures: Grandpop in the Treetop.
Pg… 96 Other Departments: Miscellany: Taken in by Santa
Cover: Son of the President – Elect has his First Picture Taken in the Baptismal Dress Worn by His Father 43 Years Ago, (See Page 29)