Life Magazine July 7, 1961 – Retired Ike


Magazine Condition :
(All Good, but last two pages are missing a blank corner tip)

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Life Magazine Cover : Ike down on the farm.

  • Dwight D. Eisenhower is contented in retirement on his farm in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
  • Full page Serta Mattress ad with baseball theme, the companies that ” team up” to make the mattresses.
  • Full page color Ethyl Corporation ad with kids on an ” American Wood Burner” train in the railroad museum at Greenfield Village.
  • Biggest American Medical Association convention, what your doctor learned at it.
  • Small photo of Joe DiMaggio as ex-wife Marilyn Monroe is carried into hospital for gall bladder surgery.
  • All-start cast in whodunit ” Who Killed Julie Greer,” including Ronald Reagan, Mickey Rooney, Lloyd Bridge, Edgar Bergen, more.
  • Britain’s Susannah York is an actress headed for fame.
  • Exhilarating sport of baton-passing by parachutists, color photos by Charles Bonnay at Orange, Massachusetts Sport Parachute Center, sky-divers Steve Boyle, Lew Sanborn.
  • Excellent full page color Friskies dog food ad with Schnauzer dog wearing brown cowboy hat.
  • Secret moments of Kennedy campaign, illustrations by Arthur Shilstone.
  • Half page Bell Telephone System ad promotes teaching by closed circuit TV.
  • Better living news from the beach – fashions, games and more.
  • And much more NEAT content in this classic Life Magazine July 7, 1961!
  • Antique magazines are packed with entertainment from cover to cover!
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