Pg… 6 The Beat of Life: Trout Fising in Missouri. Two Rescues, One Successful. A Ski Spectacle
Pg… 34B Dropout Wife: A Seattle Woman Who Walked Out On Her Family is Part of a New Class. Photographed by Michael Mauney
Pg… 46 Journey Back to Another China: Old China Hand Theodore H. White Visits the Land of Mao
Pg… 55 'I Promise You, It Will Be All Right': The Dilemma of a Friend's Dying. By Joan Barthel
Pg… 67 Cradle of Life: The Rich and Beautiful Spawning Ground of the Tidal Marshes. A Photographic Essay by Henry Groskinsky. Text by Adrian Hope
Pg… 76 The Changing of Cher: A Shaggy–Haired, Barefooted, Blue–Jeaned Hippie Singer Becomes an Old–Fashioned Sex Symbol
Pg… 81 Parting Shots: The Irving Indictments. Welcome to the New Four–Day Army Hitch. By Michael Durham
Pg… 12 Departments: The Presidency: The Visit to Mao's House. By Hugh Sidey
Pg… 16–23 Departments: Reviews: Cyclops on Kurt Vonnegut's TV Potpourri "Between Time and Timbuktu"
Pg… 16–23 Departments: Reviews: Richard Schickel on "Gumshoe," a Liverpool Chandler
Pg… 16–23 Departments: Reviews: Thomas N. Carmichael Reviews Two Books About Mutiny: "Voyage to the First of December" by Henry Carlisle and Neil Sheehan's "The Arnheiter Affair"
Pg… 16–23 Departments: Reviews: Albert Goldman on Bobby Dylan
Pg… 28 Departments: 15 Years Ago In 'Life': Nixon, Nkrumah and the Duchess of Kent in Ghana
Pg… 33 Departments: Letters to the Editors