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Contents

Speaking of pictures
8
Eagles, Falconry
Our economy develops an engine knock
13
Business depression
1949 college graduate pounds pavements, but jobs are scarce
16
Bill WILLIS, College graduates, Employment
Thirty-five years hence
18
Totalitarianism
Gussy's lace panties
19
Gertrude Augusta MORAN
Opening of the West
40
Painting, American, Western States (History)
This lady is drying her hair
53
Hats
Miss Liberty
56
Musicals, revues, etc (Reviews, Single works)
Midget air racer
61
Bob Downey, Airplane racing
Lost boundaries
64
Motion picture reviews (Single works)

Battle for the bund at Shanghai
20
China (History, Civil War, 1945-1949)
Dog days arrive early
22
Hot weather
Will Malenkov succeed Stalin?
24
Georgi M. Malenkov; 1902-1988
Portrait
27
Louis BOY, James Connolly; 1868-1916, George Orwell; 1903-1950
Race riot in St Louis
30
Blacks (Segregation), United States (Race relations)
Schlumbohm
35
Peter Schlumbohm; 1896-1962, Inventions
What do you think of television, Mr Allen?
69
Fred Allen, Radio broadcasting, Television broadcasting
Mule beats horses
74
Mules
Unconsecrated church is now a Brazilian national monument in Belo Horizonte
76
Architecture (Brazil)
Strange world of 1984
78
Totalitarianism
Baby mammoth
87
Mammoths

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