LIFE Magazine May 20, 1957

LIFE Magazine May 20, 1957 Air Force Unveils First Vertijet


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Pg… 24 THE WEEK'S EVENTS: Martyred Missionaries' Widows Return to Carry on God's Work in the Ecuadorian Jungle. Photographed for LIFE by Cornell Capa

Pg… 34 THE WEEK'S EVENTS: Compassionate Farewells in the Senate and at Home to Joe McCarthy

Pg… 36 THE WEEK'S EVENTS: A Look at the World's Week

Pg… 43 THE WEEK'S EVENTS: Colombia's Dictator, Rojas, Overreaches and Finds Himself En Route to Exile

Pg… 51 THE WEEK'S EVENTS: Rock 'n' Roll is Used to Fight Delinquency

Pg… 55 THE WEEK'S EVENTS: Gay Trimmings for Red Brass in Peking

Pg… 46 EDITORIAL: King Cotton?the Royal Nonesuch

Pg… 92 PHOTOGRAPHIC ESSAY: Art Rides High at a Great University: 5,000 UCLA Students Dig for Riches in Creative Fields. Photographed for LIFE by J. R. Eyerman

Pg… 65 ARTICLES: A Drill that Goes Faster and Lessons Dental Pain. By William Miller

Pg… 146 ARTICLES: A Long Strike's Human Damage?Neither Side Stands to Win the Bitter Three–Year Battle of Kohler. By Robert Wallace

Pg… 56 ART: Bonanza for a Museum?or a Boner: Detroit's Disputed Leonardo Painting

Pg… 79 MOVIES: Enter Battling Bacall, Who Dives Into a Funny Film Fracas

Pg… 85 CLOSE–UP: A Judicial Firebrand: Judge John Peter Barnes of Illinois

Pg… 104 ANIMALS: Bear–Hugging Bear Named Teddy

Pg… 113 MODERN LIVING: Club Finds Way to Improve Looks of Wives

Pg… 119 MEDICINE: Japanese Doctor Answers Distant Call of U.S. Islanders

Pg… 127 SPORTS: Owner O'Malley Scouts a New Home for the Dodgers

Pg… 135 SPORTS: Fireball Boomerangs at Herb Score

Pg… 133 FASHION: Exports from Ireland

Pg… 136 AVIATION: The New Vertijet's Straight–Up Flight: X–13 Takes Off Like a Rocket, Lands Tailfirst

Pg… 167 PARTY: A Musical Round Robin Ball

Pg… 16 OTHER DEPARTMENTS: Letters to the Editors

Pg… 18 OTHER DEPARTMENTS: Speaking of Pictures: Rare Auto Photos by Henry Ford

Pg… 170 OTHER DEPARTMENTS: Miscellany: a Cowed Coed

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