Pg… 1 Cover: A Goya portrait inspired this pose by Dina Merrill, who wears a black lace dress with short jacket and attached hood designed by Estevez. Pg… 18 The Week’s Events: The massive lawlessness that preys on us all: The evil domain of world crime. LIFE begins a new and startling series on a secret multibillion–dollar business and little–known police that fight it. By Herbert Brean Pg… 26 The Week’s Events: Nixon lives it up ? the candidate without a competitor; but Rockefeller’s withdrawal brings problems. Pg… 32 The Week’s Events: End of a tour and the start of a busy year: President Eisenhower keeps moving with plans or the summit, increased foreign aid and even another trip. Pg… 73 The Week’s Events: The lavish wedding of the Shah and Farah Diba glitters in color pictures. Photographs for LIFE by Loomis Dean Pg… 41 Editorials: Rocky still serves his party. Pg… 41 Editorials: A few facts for farm surgeons. Pg… 49 Articles: “I want to be a legend by 25” says hit singer Bobby Darin, 23, who has big ambitions and prospects to match. By Shana Alexander Pg… 49 Articles: End of the gallant robs: death of the “last survivor” finishes off the Confederates, but a great tradition remains. By Bruce Catton Pg… 56 Fashion: Triple–threat girl in a fashion gallery: enacting beauties of three centuries of art, Dina Merrill gives a springtime style show. Photographed by Milton H. Greene Pg… 78 Television: A brave story is retold: Margaret Bourke–White’s ordeal makes a TV play. Pg… 80 Sports: A brawling battle of the hard–noses between Syracuse and Texas. Pg… 95 Archaeology: Stone Age ships of death: The world’s oldest boat coffins found in Borneo caverns reveal an ancient culture. Pg… 101 Party: The $250,000 debut of Charlotte Ford: Automaker gives his daughter the most lavish coming–out party in 25 years. Pg… 10 Other Departments: Speaking of Pictures: Winter etching in willowware. Pg… 108 Other Departments: Miscellany: A loud partisan point.