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Contents

Scale model on a big scale: miniature Manhattan
14
Guy Miller, Models of cities, towns, etc
Flashing feet record big day at the races
36
Jim Bailey; 1932-., John Landy; 1930-., David William SIME, Horse racing, Running
Great campaigner's last audience: the Nation
44
Alben William Barkley (American vice-president.); 1877-1956
Step toward state of Alaska
48
George LEHLEITNER, Alaska (Politics and government)
Danger: pettifoggers at work
48
International Labour Organisation, United States Dept. of State
Genteel queen of crime
87
Agatha Christie; 1890-1976, Detective and mystery stories
Grand canyon's hidden wonders
104
Grand Canyon (Ariz.)
Top man in a woman's world
115
Leonard F. STEVENS, Nurses and nursing
Dungaree debut
123
Constance Bennett; 1904-1965
Famous orphan finds a happy home
129
Adoption and adopted children, WAR orphans

Second best in air is not good enough
53
Curtis E. LeMay; 1906-1990, United States Air Force, Airplanes, Military (Soviet Union), GOVERNMENT investigationsAir force
McKay goes home for a big job
61
Philip S. HITCHCOCK, Douglas McKay; 1893-1959, Political campaigns, Oregon (Politics and government)
Democrat works hard too
64
Adlai Ewing Stevenson; 1900-1965
Noble pair in the palace
66
Grace (Princess of Monaco); 1929-1982, Rainier III (Prince of Monaco); 1923-.
What to do about the draft?
69
Draft, United States (Armed Forces)
Appraisal at a preview
79
Richie ANDRUSCO, Cathy DUNN
Lovers and lollipops
79
Motion picture reviews (Single works)
Pipsqueak sailboat
138
Sailboats
Scholarships and talent
143
National Merit Scholarship Program
Mellon's miracle
151
Mellon family, Pittsburgh (Pa.) (City planning)
Laine & Littler inc. Calcutta pool, Las Vegas
163
Frankie Laine (American singer.); 1913-2007, Gene Littler (golfer.); 1930-, Gambling, Golf
Hoard of swords
171
Swords
Henry Wallace tells of his political odyssey
174
Agriculture, International relations, United States (Foreign relations)
Taste of Texas for diplomats
195
Ambassadors

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