A Very Interesting Week For Newsweek Subscribers 60 Years Ago
1) “Plenty More Like Her”  WTF?
2) “Will Iran Be Another Korea?”

A Very Interesting Week For Newsweek Subscribers 60 Years Ago

1) “Plenty More Like Her”  WTF?

2) “Will Iran Be Another Korea?”



Today Would Be Liberace’s Birthday-
"Mr Liberace…is the summit of sex, the pinnacle of masculine, feminine, and neuter…This deadly, winking, sniggering, snuggling…scent-impregnated…giggling, fruit-flavored, mincing…heap of mother love…is the biggest sentimental vomit of all time"
Quote in Newsweek [not by Newsweek], 1959

Today Would Be Liberace’s Birthday-

"Mr Liberace…is the summit of sex, the pinnacle of masculine, feminine, and neuter…This deadly, winking, sniggering, snuggling…scent-impregnated…giggling, fruit-flavored, mincing…heap of mother love…is the biggest sentimental vomit of all time"

Quote in Newsweek [not by Newsweek], 1959



The More Things Change…

This mad rush to medicate shows no sign of letup.  In these tense days, many citizens, awed by the miracle cures that drugs have wrought on some of the most feared diseases, often display a dependence on pills that amounts almost to mania.

Newsweek  June 16, 1958

The More Things Change…

This mad rush to medicate shows no sign of letup.  In these tense days, many citizens, awed by the miracle cures that drugs have wrought on some of the most feared diseases, often display a dependence on pills that amounts almost to mania.

Newsweek  June 16, 1958



Let’s Talk Teen-Agers…The Good Ones

"They tool up their cars with triple carburetors, blast off to the drag strip, eat fried broccoli [!] sandwiches, and drink Coke mixed with ginger ale.  They like the lights low, the tempo hot, a real "bop beat" that lets the girls swing out and swirl their skirts.  They cut their hair flattop or pony-tail style, wear leotards and button-down sports shirts, trade bobby pins and football letters when they’re going steady.  It’s Zorch!  It’s crazy!  It’s teen-age life."

Newsweek  November 23, 1959

Let’s Talk Teen-Agers…The Good Ones

"They tool up their cars with triple carburetors, blast off to the drag strip, eat fried broccoli [!] sandwiches, and drink Coke mixed with ginger ale.  They like the lights low, the tempo hot, a real "bop beat" that lets the girls swing out and swirl their skirts.  They cut their hair flattop or pony-tail style, wear leotards and button-down sports shirts, trade bobby pins and football letters when they’re going steady.  It’s Zorch!  It’s crazy!  It’s teen-age life."

Newsweek  November 23, 1959