Pg… 1 Cover: Billy Graham carries his new African crusade to Tanganyika where he meets informally with pagan Waarusha warriors at the foot of Mount Meru.
Pg… 20 The Week's Events: The day the cameras stopped: An actors' strike in Hollywood halts movie–making and poses a gloomy threat to the major studios.
Pg… 26 The Week's Events: Saved at sea: U.S. Navy hauls in four bedraggled Russian soldiers who had been adrift in the Pacific for 49 days.
Pg… 28 The Week's Events: Billy's bountiful African harvest: The Reverend Billy Graham faces problems and success during his six–week tour.
Pg… 37 The Week's Events: U.S. planet leads in space race.
Pg… 45 The Week's Events: $4–million land sale in Fort Lauderdale: A bargain realty auction takes 20 minutes.
Pg… 32 Editorial: Issues beyond the image.
Pg… 80 Photographic Essays: A lovely land too far away: A nostalgic photographer returns to New Zealand to portray his spectacular and beautiful country. Photographed for LIFE by George Silk.
Pg… 113 Photographic Essays: Living it up on the deb circuit: As girls come out, the boys have a ball too. Photographed for LIFE by Leonard McCombe.
Pg… 48 Articles: Astronauts' training in weightlessness. Part 2 of LIFE's exclusive series: "The Erie World of Zero G." By Lieut. Scott Carpenter.
Pg… 124 Articles: Voters' image of the ideal President: A unique field survey shows the qualities which people want their leader to have and notes how the top candidates measure up. By Daniel Yankelovich.
Pg… 59 Animals: The chameleon with a roving eye can look in all directions.
Pg… 63 Education: Factory man's college plan: A textile foreman in North Carolina joins 34 fellow workmen as freshman.
Pg… 69 Sports: Old pros take on trimming: Musial and Schoendienst train together for a baseball comeback.
Pg… 100 Sports: Dogfights on the ice disrupt Minnesota dog–sled races.
Pg… 105 Sports: Amateur's night as a pro: U.S. Olympic goalie Jack McCartan briefly joins the Rangers. He gives his own vivid account of his tumultuous debut.
Pg… 75 Close–up: A picture master in his seventh decade: The editor of 'Illustrated London News' carries on a family tradition.
Pg… 93 Theater: One family split four ways: 'Five Finger Exercise', story of stormy household, is gripping hit on Broadway.
Pg… 141 Party: Yanks in Russian Dixie: The first tourists in years from the U.S. get a joyous welcome at Odessa and Yalta.
Pg… 10 Other Departments: Speaking of Pictures: A looking–glass lesson.
Pg… 144 Other Departments: Miscellany: A crossed–up coon.