Life Magazine May 18, 1962 – Astronaut Carpenter


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Life Magazine Cover : Astronaut Scott Carpenter and his wife Rene.

  • The Loner who found himself new Hero for Orbit, Scott Carpenter biography by Loudon Wainwright.
  • Buying wave for women’s wigs.
  • Human toll of the Denver police scandal.
  • Two page Tender Leaf Tea ad for the “Win Mrs. Webley” (housekeeper, cook and babysitter) contest.
  • Photo essay – Great medical teachers of Harvard University.
  • Photo of Lynn Van Horn in Golden, Colorado blowing a raspberry at Jimmy Hoffa.
  • Art – junior critics send their views to Picasso.
  • Full page color United States Lines (passenger ships) with John R. Friar and family, including wife and sons John, William and Malcolm Friar (only in some issues, ask ahead of time if you need it.).
  • Roman Catholic Church canonizes first mulatto, St. Martin de Porres.
  • Greek art treasures go on display at the National Museum.
  • The making of the movie “Taras Bulba” with Yul Brynner and Tony Curtis, 10 pages of photos from the set.
  • Young opera fans treated to touring company from the Metropolitan, Cosi Fan Tutte at Grosse Point High School.
  • Wigs through 60 centuries.
  • Harvard medical school’s great instructors, Dr. Herrman Blumgart, John Enders, Edward Churchill, Dr. David Rutstein, Otto Krayer, Dr. Robert Gross, Charles Janeway, George E. Erikson, Dr. William T. Green.
  • Brigham Young University painting their big Y.
  • Barbra Streisand sings Miss Marmelstein.
  • Two page color Standard Oil ad, Americana series, Custer’s Last Stand.
  • And much more NEAT content in this classic Life Magazine May 18, 1962!
  • Antique magazines are packed with entertainment from cover to cover!
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