The New York Times Magazine, February [Feb.] 29, 1976: Death of Red No. 2 Dye? / The Cajuns Resist the Melting Pot


Features: 80 pages. Death of a Dye? - The safety of Red No. 2, consumed daily by millions, remains uncertain nearly a century after its introduction; The Cajuns Resist the Melting Pot - The descendants of the Acadians discover a new pride in their heritage of Mardi Gras and 'laissez le bon temps rouler.' - Roy Reed visits Cut Off, LA; Looking for the Next World - Marshall Herff Applewhite and Bonnie Lu Trousdale Nettles, two pleasant middle-aged Texans, and an eager flock of converts prepare for a one-way trip by U.F.O. to the 'next level above human'; A New World - Urban-raised Donald R. Pellman and his wife bought 30 acres in Vermont to get back to the earth and find self-sufficiency; Celebrities of Thought Form a Lindisfarne Line-up - Photo collage of John Todd, Saul Mendlovitz, Jonas Saok, Lewis Thomas, Pir Vilayat Khan, William Irwin Thompson and Gregory Bateson; Magnificent color-photo Pan Am centerfold ad features military parade at Buckingham Palace; What's In a Wall? - Photo-illustrated article on how wall art can be decorative, witty, sardonic or sad, but never without implicit comment on its surroundings; Scallop recipes; Many summer camp ads; Back cover Benson & Hedges color-photo ad features hunky dude rescuing cat from tree. Generously illustrated with black and white photos. Wonderful photo fashion ads, some in color. Page 21 secured with clear archival tape. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. A quality vintage copy of this excellent issue.