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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

Blackouts
12
Musicals, revues, etc (Reviews, Single works)
U.S. detects atomic blast in Russia
17
Atomic bombs
How was the atomic explosion detected?
18
Nuclear weapons (Testing, Detection)
U.S.S.R. has a topflight scientific team
20
Scientists, Russian
Bomb to bomb
22
Atomic bombs
How Rick does it
46
Eddie Rickenbacker; 1890-1973, Eastern Air Lines, Inc
Viking's flight
52
Rockets
Three decorators
54
William C. PAHLMANN, Terence Harold Robsjohn-Gibbings; 1905-1976, Vincent MCCLELLAND, Houses (Interior decoration)
Touch of the times
63
Motion picture reviews (Single works)
Fashion extremes in 1949
67
Fashion

Silent rebellion
26
Hungary (Religion)
Britain cuts the pound
28
Money (Great Britain)
Lack of balance between trade and money has caused the crisis
30
Great Britain (Commerce)
Red-led electrical workers head out of C.I.O.
37
United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America
Animals in trouble, but some are untroubled
41
Animals
Choo Choo spells football in 1949
74
Charlie Justice; 1924-., Football players
Low-pressure salesman
85
Doughbelly Price PRICE, Sales personnel
I found the highest mountain
92
A'nyemaqen Mountains (China), Tibet
Life goes to the Terpsichorean ball
112
Balls (Parties), Debutantes

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