Pg… 24 I Remember Howard: Noah Dietrich, the Man Who Really Knew Howard Hughes, Talks About the Reclusive Billionaire
Pg… 32 Salute to Sapporo?A LIFE Special Report on the Winter Olympics: The U.S. has Never Done Better in the Winter Games. Photographed by John Dominis, George Silk and John Zimmerman. Zest, Precision and an Unlikely Hero, by Donald Jackson
Pg… 57 Happy 40th, Dear Liz: Elizabeth Taylor Reaches a Milestone. By Thomas Thompson
Pg… 62B Heeeeeere's John!?the Media Candidate: New York's Mayor Lindsay is on the Campaign Trail. By Josh Greenfeld
Pg… 71 Cole Porter: A Revival is Under Way. By Tom Prideaux
Pg… 74 When the U.S. Sailed to China: Two Centuries Ago, a Very New Country Made Contact with a Very Old One. Photographed by Henry Groskinsky
Pg… 81 Parting Shots: Nixon's New Economist has Trouble with Her Checkbook. Another Dr. Barnard Transplants a Human Heart. A Super Flap Over "Supersleuth"
Pg… 4 Departments: The Presidency: Making History in Peking. By Hugh Sidey
Pg… 8–16 Departments: Reviews: Cyclops Applauds Bill Russell, Newest of the Athletes–Turned–TV–Commentators
Pg… 8–16 Departments: Reviews: Richard Schickel Reviews Paul Williams's New Film, "Dealing"
Pg… 8–16 Departments: Reviews: A Loser's Guide to Investing, by Stanley H. Brown
Pg… 8–16 Departments: Reviews: Webster Schott on "The Prince," a Successful First Novel by R. M. Koster
Pg… 18 Departments: 20 Years Ago In 'Life': In Great Britain, Three Queens Mourn the Passing of a King
Pg… 22D Depatments: Letters to the Editors