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At Life, in the halcyon days, an apprentice reporter could encounter Henry Luce in his private elevator, and wind up with Margaret Bourke-White on assignment in the jungle
A bear needs five square miles of wilderness in which to live. If wilderness is worth $1000 an acre, is a bear worth $3.2 million?
“Sexual freedom has become a burden to Women’s Liberation,” according to the author, who says that the liberated woman covertly longs for maidenhood.
Of oil rig drillers, roustabouts, and roughnecks, and a life that resembles a cross between the Navy and a penal colony.