LIFE Magazine February 15, 1960

LIFE Magazine February 15, 1960 Trieste Submarine Seven Miles Deep Dive


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Pg… 1 Cover: Just after its epochal ocean dive, the U.S. Navy's bathyscaph Trieste comes to surface far out in the Pacific. Perched in the conning tower are the divers, Lt. Don Walsh (waving) and the Swiss oceanographer. Jacques Piccard.

Pg… 22 The Week's Events: The shock of the fascinating Finch Affair absorbs the nation. The circus in the courtroom. By Eric Ambler.

Pg… 30 The Week's Events: Guest Mikoyan gets an explosive welcome down in Havana.

Pg… 37 The Week's Events: My coal tar valentine: Lipsticks face trouble unless federal law is changed.

Pg… 38 The Week's Events: A giant U.S. missile finder takes shape in vital Arctic outpost.

Pg… 45 The Week's Events: A poignant victory in the cold war: Helped by Khrushchev, parents and children from Lithuania are reunited in Chicago.

Pg… 32 Editorials: Needed: A mightier shield.

Pg… 32 Editorials: Lincoln: Wisdom for today.

Pg… 66 Pictorial Essays: Kaleidoscope of U.S. poetry: Haunting loveliness based on modern verse is captured by the camera. Photographed for LIFE by Gordon Parks.

Pg… 97 Pictorial Essays: Big pill to shallow: The wonder–drug makers get high profits from their captive consumers.

Pg… 110 Adventure: Two men in a strange U.S. craft achieve ultimate adventure on earth, reaching the ocean's greatest depths. One of them describes the plunge: "Our seven–mile dive to bottom." By Lt. Don Walsh.

Pg… 49 Sports: A slugging legend comes to life: When Dodger rookie Frank Howard clouts the ball, there is "a puff of smoke and a thin blue streak of flame." By Marshall Smith.

Pg… 89 Sports: "Gung ho" at Squaw peak: Leathernecks take on an unusual foe at this winter's Olympic site.

Pg… 57 Entertainment: You think you've took much to do? A juggler twirls and balances a dozen objects all at once.

Pg… 61 Movies: A spoof on spies in old Havana: Famous film figures prowl the town.

Pg… 77 Fashion: New crush on kimonos: Designers borrow the waist–deep sleeve style from oriental robes.

Pg… 83 Science: New snowman clues: More "abominabilia" turn up in the Himalayas.

Pg… 106 Television: TV gets laughs from its griefs: Nichols and May aim their caustic cracks at quiz mess.

Pg… 125 Party: A sober way to get plastered.

Pg… 14 Other Departments: Speaking of Pictures: Memorial's majesty.

Pg… 128 Other Departments: Miscellany: "shuffle off, buffalo".

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