LIFE Magazine May 21, 1956

LIFE Magazine May 21, 1956 Joan Burke & Tippi Hedren Trick Beach Towels

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Pg… 31 THE WEEK'S EVENTS: A Solid Leader for the Solid South: Senator Lyndon Johnson Wins the Eyes of Texas and of the Nation

Pg… 36 THE WEEK'S EVENTS: The Cyprus Tragedy, a Dark Shadow Over NATO, Deepens with Rioting Over Hangings

Pg… 38 THE WEEK'S EVENTS: Operation Bootstrap's Pay–Off; Puerto Rican Industry Overtakes Farming in Drive to Expand

Pg… 49 THE WEEK'S EVENTS: A Look at the Worlds' Week

Pg… 52 THE WEEK'S EVENTS: A Tense Time for Seamen: Camera Gets Close to the Collision of a Destroyer and a Battleship

Pg… 55 THE WEEK'S EVENTS: The Mystery of an Extra Body Among Dead Cuban Revolutionaries

Pg… 44 EDITORIALS: New American Look

Pg… 44 EDITORIALS: Professors and Ethics

Pg… 96 PHOTOGRAPHIC ESSAY: The Climax of LIFE'S Series on America's Arts and Skills: Functional Beauty in the Tools of Today (General Motors Technical Center in Warren, Michigan)

Pg… 79 ARTICLE: Kidnaped Into Red Tibet, by Sydney Wignall: Welsh Climbers Meet Ordeal by man and Mountains in the Himalayas

Pg… 160 CLOSE–UP: The Dark Horse with a Bright Hope, by James L. McConaughy Jr.: First in a LIFE Series on Democratic Candidates Tells Why Missouri Senator Stuart Symington has Good Chance of Succeeding in a Deadlocked but Orderly Convention

Pg… 59 SEQUEL: Dead Priest's Gift is a Success: Italian Girl Sees Again with Transplanted Cornea

Pg… 62 FASHION: Gaudy Toweling Brightens the Beach

Pg… 71 TELEVISION: Irish Star Siobhan McKenna Gives a Tender and Masterful Performance in TV Drama Debut as a Nun in "Cradle Song"

Pg… 117 EDUCATION: Classroom Hatchery: a Bantam Named Biddy Teaches Seattle First–Graders Some Facts About Life

Pg… 125 MOVIES: Ava Gardner Survives Wrecks, Riot and Romance in "Bhowani Junction"

Pg… 131 NATURE: Fresh Hope for Bird Lovers in Two New Whooping Crane Eggs

Pg… 137 SPORTS: A Posse of Big League Scouts Comes to Watch a 17–Year–Old Pitcher with an Amazing No–Hit, No–Run Record

Pg… 141 MUSIC: U.S. Composers in a Bright Era: Nine Stand Out as Public Taste for Serious Music Grows. Photographed for LIFE by Gordon Parks

Pg… 151 THEATER: Northwestern's $25,000 "Silver Jubilee" is the Most Lavish College Show

Pg… 177 PARTY: Old Outfit has Big Day as New York's 7th Regiment Remembers 150 Years

Pg… 19 OTHER DEPARTMENTS: Letters to the Editors

Pg… 24 OTHER DEPARTMENTS: Speaking of Pictures: Symmetry Under the Shell

Pg… 180 OTHER DEPARTMENTS: Miscellany: Downhill trip on a Ti Leaf

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