LIFE Magazine January 18, 1960

LIFE Magazine January 18, 1960 Speaker of the House in Ghana


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Pg… 1 Cover: Outside parliament house at Accra, capital of democratic Ghana, Augustus Molade Akiwumi wears his robes as speaker of the National Assembly.

Pg… 16 The Week's Events: Six mothers went to a church meeting, two were killed on the way back, and four are recovering painfully with the support of a community ? a touching story of martyrdom to the age of speed. Photographed for LIFE by Farrell Grehan

Pg… 24 The Week's Events: Smiles that have a 1960 meaning for Democrats and Republicans as an election year begins.

Pg… 31 The Week's Events: The man who dies on time: Mike Hanzas, a precise predictor died the very instant all his earthly affairs ha been taken care of. By John McDormott, LIFE Staff Correspondent

Pg… 34 The Week's Events: Post–strike look for steel: Now it can be told how the President changed his mind and affected a settlement.

Pg… 38 The Week's Events: Neo–Nazis' anti–Semitic outburst.

Pg… 43 The Week's Events: A new Mississippi legislator keeps a campaign promise to ride 90 miles by donkey to the state capitol.

Pg… 26 Editorials: Steel: How inflationary?

Pg… 26 Editorials: The meat of Ike's (Eisenhower) message.

Pg… 78 Photographic Essay: Part 1 of a series on democracy around the world. Ghana: A people reaching for light. Photographed for LIFE by Mark Kauffman

Pg… 92 Article: World crime, Part 2: Smuggling is a rich, wild racket. Its huge risks are matched only by its fast profits. By Herbert Brean

Pg… 46 Modern Living: A cartnapper trapper: It automatically foils sly shoppers who try stealing food carts.

Pg… 51 Fashion: Ski garb breaks new trails as young designers cater to individualist taste on the slopes.

Pg… 55 Theater: LaGuardia, New York's best mayor, wins again as hero of Broadway's best new musical show.

Pg… 75 Theater: The only theater designed by Frank Lloyd Wright draws raves at Dallas opening.

Pg… 63 Garden News: Prefabricated greenhouses help amateurs up north raise tropical plants all year round.

Pg… 70 Nightclubs: Backstage babe, age nine months, tours with her parents as part of a dance troupe.

Pg… 109 Party: A "marriage palace" in Leningrad: Soviet weddings regain a bit of pre–revolutionary romance and ritual.

Pg… 8 Other Departments: Speaking of Pictures: Here is the whole LIFE photographic staff.

Pg… 112 Other Departments: Miscellany: Barking bookends for baby.

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