The Drive For Mass Shelters

Posted: September 28, 2011 in Creative, How To, Life, Magazine



1962 January 12 LIFE Magazine – Fallout – Mass Shelters

Cover – Cutaway plan of community shelter under Bridge. The drive for mass shelters – new facts you must know about radioactive fallout. W.J. Davis family of Montgomery, Alabama walks away from the fire that destroyed their home. Full page color Tupperware ad, “Clever on Sunday.” The best-dressed women, Jacqueline Kennedy, Queen Sirikit, Mrs. Loel Guinness, Vicomtesse de Ribes, more. Obits for US Steel chairman Benjamin Fairless, lawyer Jerry Giesler, western bad guy Alphonse Jennings. Butchery in Cuba Libre. Photo essay – busy retired men find work a happy answer, includes John Curran, Douglas Wells, David Snodgrass, Walter Phillips and others. In color – Lawrence of Arabia is filmed. Garbisch collection of American “primitives.” Close-up – author Roman Gary. Paul Scofield plays Sir Thomas More in “A Man for All Seasons.” Quack medicine for the gullible. Full page color American Trucking Industry ad salutes driver Melvin O. “Jack” Griffith of Big Spring, Texas. Full page Bantron smoking deterrent tablets ad with testimonial by College All-Stars Football Coach Otto Graham. The Twist inspires fashion and furniture. Full page Walkers DeLuxe bourbon ad with woman skier schussing downhill.

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