April 1962 Issue

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  • Library of Congress

    The Cost of Vanity

    In 1962, a member of The Atlantic's editorial staff submitted herself to the full treatment of New York's most famous beauty salon. She emerged refreshed and impressed, with this story to tell.

  • The Baleful Influence of Gambling

    A graduate of Harvard College and the University of Virginia Law School, Robert F. Kennedy managed his brother's campaigns first for the Senate and then for the Presidency. He won nationwide respect for his firm, intelligent behavior as chief counsel to the. Senate committee which investigated improper activities of racketeers and gamblers, afield of inquiry that he pursues with undiminished force as Attorney General.

  • Jukebox Piracy

    Every radio and television station and network, motion-picture studio, restaurant, bowling alley, skating rink, or dance hall that uses music to contribute to its solvency must obtain a license to play copyrighted works. Every commercial user of music, that is, except jukeboxes

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