LIFE Magazine September 2, 1957

LIFE Magazine September 2, 1957 Balloonist Major David Simmons at Edge of Space

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Pg… 19 THE WEEK'S EVENTS: A Journey No Man had Taken Before: Balloonist Goes to the Edge of Space, Brings Back a Vivid Record. By Major David G. Simons

Pg… 28 THE WEEK'S EVENTS: The Wives React to the Blows of a Heavyweight Title Fight and Provide Most of the Drama

Pg… 35 THE WEEK'S EVENTS: A Look at the World's Week

Pg… 43 THE WEEK'S EVENTS: Integration Troubles Beset a Northern Town

Pg… 51 THE WEEK'S EVENTS: The Strange Case of the Sierra Survivor: Tale of Mountain Ordeal Arouses Strong Suspicions (Lt. David Steeves)

Pg… 30 EDITORIAL: Inflation is Everybody's Enemy

Pg… 66 PICTORIAL ESSAYS: A Jouncing Tour of Kipling's Wild Land: Inquisitive American Couple Explores the Remote Reaches of an Exotic and Fabled World. Sixth in a LIFE Series of "Great Adventures"

Pg… 113 PICTORIAL ESSAYS: The Asiatic Flu: U.S. Mobilizes to Keep 30 Million People from Succumbing to Epidemic

Pg… 85 ARTICLES: The Man Who Hit Too Many Home Runs: Dick Stuart's Obsession Keeps Him in the Minors. By Mark Harris

Pg… 123 ARTICLES: Reform Plan for Schools: Kindergarten–Through–College Revision, Says Expert, is Only Remedy for Inefficient U.S. Education System. By Paul Woodring

Pg… 55 BUSINESS: Finless Edsels, the First Big New Car Brought Out by a Major U.S. Manufacturer in Almost 20 Years

Pg… 56 FASHION: A Bright Young Look in Paris: Skirts Get Shorter, a "Bag" Gets a Play

Pg… 100 RELIGION: World's Leading Protestant: Dr. Franklin C. Fry Becomes Head of 50 Million

Pg… 105 MOVIES: Chaney Chills 'em Again: in Man of A Thousand Faces Cagney Re–Creates the Master

Pg… 139 PARTY: A Cruise on Canals: Noted Americans See Fresh–Water England

Pg… 14 OTHER DEPARTMENTS: Speaking of Pictures: a Beauty in Her 100 Bathing Suits

Pg… 16 OTHER DEPARTMENTS: Letters to the Editors

Pg… 142 OTHER DEPARTMENTS: Miscellany: a Low–Level Dogfight

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