Pg… 4 Editorials: How to Rescue the Tax Cut
Pg… 4 Editorials: Can a Strike be Broken?
Pg… 8 Momentary Millionaire: Special Report by Stanley Karnow
Pg… 11 LIFE Guide: Spring Freshet of Good Books. Swamp Buggy Rides, Kite Flying
Pg… 16 Letters to the Editors
Pg… 18 War Watch in the Arctic: As Canada Debates Defense Commitment, Our Sentinels Guard Against Russian Attack on a Forbidding Terrain. Photographed and Written for LIFE by Carl Mydans
Pg… 30 Bravo Betancourt!: Despite Communist Piracy Aimed at Embarrassing Him, Venezuela's Pro–U.S. President Comes Calling?and the Yanquis Love Him
Pg… 32 Panorama of Events: Miners Brawl Over Disputed Pay Dirt. Khrushchev Invites China to West's "Funeral." Now the U.N. has a "Queen"
Pg… 34 The Case for De Gaulle: The French President Ignores an Assassination Plot and His Allies' Anger to Press for Objectives He Considers Valid. By Gene Farmer
Pg… 37 Strange World of Snakes: In Extraordinary Color Photographed by Nina Leen, the Reptiles Live, Grow, Shed Their Skins, Spit Venom and Eat Each Other. And Why are We so Afraid of Snakes?
Pg… 54B Track Master's Magic: American Pupils of the Great Mihaly Igloi Slaughter Distance Records. Photographed by Arthur Rickerby
Pg… 60 $40,000 a Word: That is What the Title of Sex and the Single Girl Gets for Its Author, Helen Brown. By Shana Alexander
Pg… 69 Tax Man with a Punch: Mortimer Caplin, Internal Revenue Chief, Goes After the Expense Account
Pg… 75 Socko U.S. Fashion Pair: New Collections Put Galanos and Norell on a Par with Any Designer in the World
Pg… 82 Miscellany: Arise, Loose Moose!