LIFE Magazine February 29, 1960

LIFE Magazine February 29, 1960 Winter Olympic Ski Jumper

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Pg… 1 Cover: Tamas Suar of Hungary takes practice jump in preparation for the 80–meter event t the VIII Winter Olympic Games in Squaw Valley, California.

Pg… 12 The Week's Events: Trujillo takes on a formidable foe: Wrath of the Church brings serious threat to Dominican Republic's tough dictator.

Pg… 20 The Week's Events: The wintry blizzard of the Winter Olympics gives way to the cold tension of competition.

Pg… 30 The Week's Events: The Chessman reprieve and the controversy it furthered.

Pg… 32 The Week's Events: Flare–up over a sit–down: Virginia segregation protest erupts in violence.

Pg… 29 Editorials: Foreign aid and a good project.

Pg… 29 Editorials: Stocks and the sober boom.

Pg… 50 Photographic Essay: Franklin Papers, Part 3. Benjamin Franklin won fame as experimenter: America's first man of science. Photographed for LIFE by Andreas Feininger.

Pg… 34 Articles: The astronauts report on the state of the training. Part 1: "Like seeing my own future." By Donald Slayton.

Pg… 72 Articles: Little prince's big hello in Britain. By Monica Dehn, TIME–LIFE Correspondent.

Pg… 78 Articles: The bold and risky world of "adult" movies: Franker films attract a more mature audience but put censorship responsibility into the home. By William K. Zinsser.

Pg… 41 Animals: The devious ways of a gorilla: Scientists find that the fearsome creature can be a shy guy.

Pg… 45 Television: Three Crosbys and their father as a TV team.

Pg… 68 Fashion: A skirt that's not quite slacks.

Pg… 74 Education: A U.S. school in Pharaoh's hall: Traveling class studies the world.

Pg… 91 Party: Nostolgic splendor in Palm Beach: About to become a museum, the famous Flagler mansion is scene of a society ball.

Pg… 6 Other Departments: Speaking of Pictures: Stilted pair high up in the air.

Pg… 96 Other Departments: Miscellany: A well–balanced formula.

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