Pg… 26 STORIES OF THE WEEK: The U.S. Explodes a Huge Bomb in Space?and LIFE'S Exclusive Color Photographs Show the Result?a Light that Man had Never Seen. To Cap the Week's Achievement, the U.S. Sends Up Telstar
Pg… 36 STORIES OF THE WEEK: The Death of William Faulkner, an American Literary Genius, with an Account of His Funeral Written by William Styron
Pg… 4 EDITORIAL: Faulkner's Legacy: "Honor, Pity, Pride"
Pg… 56 COLOR SPECTACLE: The Case of the Baja Caves: Erie Stanley Gardner Solves a Real–Life Mystery: a Legendary Treasure Left by a Long–Lost Tribe. Photographed for LIFE by Nat Farbman
Pg… 67 ARTICLE OF THE WEEK: A Top Teamster Hits Back at Hoffa. "I was Near the Top of Jimmy's Drop–Dead List." By Sam Baron
Pg… 93 SPOTLIGHT: The Belly Laugh is Back
Pg… 47 DEPARTMENTS: Sports: the Lion of Judah's Hot–Footing Hero
Pg… 51 DEPARTMENTS: Fashion: Clothes Horse Show
Pg… 86 DEPARTMENTS: Close–Up: Public Worrier About Culture?August Heckscher
Pg… 8 DEPARTMENTS: Special Report: the Troubles a "Miracle" Brought. By Rafael Delgado Lozano
Pg… 15 DEPARTMENTS: LIFE Guide to Summer Movies, Music, Sports, Festivals, Americana, Books
Pg… 21 DEPARTMENTS: Letters to the Editors
Pg… 100 DEPARTMENTS: Miscellany: Odd Chap, Isn't She?