LIFE Magazine May 13, 1957

LIFE Magazine May 13, 1957 Bert Lahr / Seeking the Magic Mushroom


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Pg… 32 THE WEEK’S EVENTS: Navy’s “Good Drill” Cools Off Jordan’s Crisis Pg… 38 THE WEEK’S EVENTS: A Fiery Career’s Quiet Close: the Death of Senator McCarthy Pg… 40 THE WEEK’S EVENTS: Floods Break Long Drought: Midwest and Southwest Farmers Turn to the Land with New Hope Pg… 42 THE WEEK’S EVENTS: A Look at the World’s Week Pg… 54 THE WEEK’S EVENTS: A Very Close One for Costello Pg… 59 THE WEEK’S EVENTS: Frank Lloyd Wright Picks a Fight in Arizona: Architect Scorns a Skyscraper and Offers a Weird Substitute Pg… 62 THE WEEK’S EVENTS: “Mayflower II” Sails Westward with a Cargo of History Pg… 185 THE WEEK’S EVENTS: Interrupted Inaugural: Nicaragua has Formal Rite but no Fun Pg… 46 EDITORIAL: U.S. Business: Golden Mood Pg… 100 PICTORIAL ESSAYS: Seeking the Magic Mushroom: a New York Banker Goes to Mexico’s Mountains to Participate in the Age–Old Rituals of Indians Who Chew Strange Growths that Produce Visions. Part III in LIFE’S Series of “Great Adventures.” Seeking the Magic Mushroom By R. Gordon Wasson Pg… 147 PICTORIAL ESSAYS: Getting and Spending the Teen–Age Allowance: Youth’s Money Runs Into Billions of Dollars and a Lot of Family Debate. Photographed for LIFE by Nina Leen Pg… 156 ARTICLE: Diem, the Tough Miracle Man of Vietnam: America’s Newly Arrived Visitor has Roused His Country and Routed the Reds. By John Osborne Pg… 51 SPORTS: Second Choice’s Sudden Luck in Derby Pg… 135 SPORTS: Third Encore for Sugar Ray, Who Wins Championship Again Pg… 69 TELEVISION: Tiny Queen for a Day: a Baby’s Woes Help Win Big TV Contest Pg… 74 ART: Women Artists in Ascendance: Young Group Reflects Lively Virtues of U.S. Painting Pg… 79 EDUCATION: College Amid Alien Trees: 150–Year–Old Hungarian Forestry School is Transplanted to Canada Pg… 90 ANIMALS: Monkey is a Curious Companion for a Cow Pg… 97 MILITARY AFFAIRS: The Oldest Airman: 72–Year–Old Master Sergeant Helps Run Air Force Museum Pg… 122 THEATER: Bedroom Bedlam with Bert Lahr Pg… 130 SCIENCE: Drug Promises Immunity to Radiation Pg… 143 MOVIES: Huge Props Shrink the Shrinking Man Pg… 179 FASHION: Trio’s Dual Roles: Off–Duty Jobs Divert Successful Sportswear Makers Pg… 16 OTHER DEPARTMENTS: Letters to the Editors Pg… 21 OTHER DEPARTMENTS: Speaking of Pictures: Recess Time by the Teacher Pg… 87 OTHER DEPARTMENTS: Sequel: a Tradition Continued by Dancing Master’s Wife Pg… 188 OTHER DEPARTMENTS: Miscellany: an Oompah Umbrella

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