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LIFE Magazine is the treasured photographic magazine that chronicled the 20th Century. It now lives on at LIFE.com, the largest, most amazing collection of professional photography on the internet. Users can browse, search and view photos of today’s people and events. They have free access to share, print and post images for personal use.
  

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Contents

U.S. reaches for its arms
8
United States (Military policy)
Kankakee knows what's coming
10
Kankakee (Ill.)
Once more: greetings
12
United States Army (Recruiting, enlistment, etc)
Look at our war potential
14
Industrial mobilization
Two giant steps
16
Dwight David Eisenhower; 1890-1969, Charles Edward Wilson; fl. 1891-ca. 1936
Apprentice goddesses
36
Motion picture actors and actresses
West Coast youth
45
Youth, Western States (Social life and customs)
Cotton revolution, California
54
Cotton
Biggest producer
56
General Motors Corp
Sabre is the car of the 1960s
60
Automobiles

Of course we do!
18
United States (Defenses)
Atomic progress
22
Nuclear research, Isotopes
Isotopes help study of life
26
Radiotherapy
Isotopes prove value in industry
32
Isotopes (Industrial use)
Atomic plant: more power than Coulee
34
Nuclear power plants
Hope for the future
72
Julius BLACK, Donald BURNHAM, Henry Alfred Byroade (diplomat.); 1913-1993, Dorothy Fosdick (political scientist.); 1913-1997, Franklin David MURPHY, Charles H. Percy (American senator.); 1919-, Elliot L. Richardson (American Attorney general.), Paul Anthony Samuelson (American economist.); 1915-, George Swift SCHAIRER, Julian Seymour SCHWINGER, Claude Elwood Shannon (American mathematician and computer scientist.); 1916-2001, Carl STELLATO, John C. WHITE, Robert Roy WHITE, Americans
Colorful cookery
77
Infrared stoves
Great American churches
80
Protestant churches (United States)
How a democracy died
88
Greece (History, Peloponnesian War, 431-404 B.C.)

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