The Saturday Evening Post, August (Aug.) 21, 1954: Our Daughter Had Polio / They Hit Red China Where it Hurt


116 pages. Features: Great Rockwell cover illustration of excavator attempting to dig up kid's baseball field in a vacant lot; Our daughter had polio - Kay Reiten had to be treated in an iron lung; Don't sneer at the catfish - great article on the popular catfish with photo of Leon Bishop and Carl Yarbrough holding huge catfish they hauled out of the Tallahatchie River, near Abbeville, MS, with their bare hands; They Hit Red China Where it Hurt - over 4,000 Chinese Communists surrendered in Korea, allowing them a chance to explain why they swallowed Communism, and how Mao's tyranny can be defeated; The Republicans Muffed the Ball in Dixie - where are the Eisenhower voters now?; TV's Shoestring Surprise - The Johns Hopkins Science Review has rung up one of TV's longest hit runs; Colony of the Outcast Kings - color-photo feature of Estoril, Portugal, now a swanky resort; Never Marry an Actress - they may be delightful on stage, but around the house they're vain, insincere, and obsessed with themselves. Fiction: Shackles for the Groom; The Sitting Duck; The Seeds of Hate; The Hard-Luck Type; The Mask of Alexander (part 2 of 6); Invitation to Murder (part 6 of 8). Ads: Elegant one-page color-photo ad for Packard cars; Nice color-photo ad for a cream-colored Cadillac convertible; Two-page ad for Du Pont's nylon for truck tires features photos of Leonard Bisgrove of Red Star Express in Auburn, NY, and Edward Benkert of Fairmount Foundry in Philadelphia; Gorgeous color-photo ad for the 1954 Chrysler New Yorker De Luxe Newport (blue); Champion Spark Plug ad features photo and endorsement by racer Jim Kimberly; Nice two-page color ad for the Scenicruiser by Greyhound bus lines; Nice color Chevrolet ad features an off-white Bel Air Convertible plus an inset color photo of a Corvette convertible, "First of the Dream Cars to Come True!"; Fascinating one-page photo ad by the Pan-American Coffee Bureau of a trucker enjoying a 'Coffee-break', suggesting this campaign may have introduced this term now used throughout North America; Prest-O-Lite battery ad features photo of footballer Doak Walker of the Detroit Lions; Sweet half-page vintage color ad for Dairy Queen Malts and Shakes; Color ad for the Northern Pacific Railway's Vista Dome/North Coast Limited service; Back page Camel cigarette ad features photos of John W. Fincher of Cairo, GA, A.R. Schneidewind of Upper Montclair, NJ, Mrs. B. Collins Edgar of Lookout Mountain, TN, W.C. Fowler of Dallas, TX, J. Russell Fraser of Detroit, Mrs. Katharine B. Coelsch of The Dalles, OR, and Evelyn Terjesen of New York City. Above-average wear. Unmarked. A worthy reference copy of this great vintage issue.

Title: The Saturday Evening Post, August (Aug.) 21, 1954: Our Daughter Had Polio / They Hit Red China Where it Hurt

Author: Reiten, Grace; Jarman, Rufus; Whiting, A.; Carter, Hodding; Yoder, Robert; Lyons, L.; Et al

Illustrator: Rockwell, Norman (cover); Whitmore, Coby; Fleming, Bill; Ludekens, Fred; Kritcher, Larry; Meyers, Robert; George, Edwin;

Categories: Magazine Back Issues, Medicine, Politics,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: USA, Curtis Publishing Company: 1954

Binding: Paperback

Condition: Fair

Type: Magazine

Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall

Seller ID: 201h0775

Keywords: The Saturday Evening Post, August (Aug.) 21, 1954: Our Daughter Had Polio / They Hit Red China Where it Hurt Rockwell cover illustration of excavator attempting to dig up kid's baseball field in a vacant lot; Our daughter had polio - Kay Reiten had to be treated in an iron lung; Don't sneer at the catfish - great article on the popular catfish with photo of Leon Bishop and Carl Yarbrough holding huge catfish they hauled out of the Tallahatchie River, near Abbeville, MS, with their bare hands; They Hit Red China Where it Hurt - over 4, 000 Chinese Communists surrendered in Korea, allowing them a chance to explain why they swallowed Communism, and how Mao's tyrannycan be defeated; The Republicans Muffed the Ball in Dixie - where are the Eisenhower voters now?; TV's Shoestring Surprise - The Johns Hopkins Science Review has rung up one of TV's longest hit runs; Colony of the Outcast Kings - color-photo feature of Estoril, Portugal, now a swanky resort; Never Marry an Actress - they may be delightful on stage, but around the house they're vain, insincere, and obsessed with themselves. Fiction: Shackles for the Groom; The Sitting Duck; The Seeds of Hate; The Hard-Luck Type; The Mask of Alexander (part 2 of 6); Invitation to Murder (part 6 of 8). Ads: Elegant one-page color-photo ad for Packard cars; Nice color-photo ad for a cream-colored Cadillac convertible; Two-page ad for Du Pont's nylon for truck tires features photos of Leonard Bisgrove of Red Star Express in Auburn, NY, and Edward Benkert of Fairmount Foundry in Philadelphia; Gorgeous color-photo ad for the 1954 Chrysler New Yorker De Luxe Newport (blue); Champion Spark Plug ad features photo and endorsement by racer Jim Kimberly; Nice two-page color ad for the Scenicruiser by Greyhound bus lines; Nice color Chevrolet ad features an off-white Bel Air Convertible plus an inset color photo of a Corvette convertible, "First of the Dream Cars to Come True!"; Fascinating one-page photo ad by the Pan-American Coffee Bureau of a trucker enjoying a 'Coffee-break', suggesting this campaign may have introduced this term now used throughout North America; Prest-O-Lite battery ad features photo of footballer Doak Walker of the Detroit Lions; Sweet half-page vintage color ad for Dairy Queen Malts and Shakes; Color ad for the Northern Pacific Railway's Vista Dome/North Coast Limited service; Back page Camel cigarette ad features photos of John W. Fincher of Cairo, GA, A.R. Schneidewind of Upper Montclair, NJ, Mrs. B. Collins Edgar of Lookout Mountain, TN, W.C. Fowler of Dallas, TX, J. Russell Fraser of Detroit, Mrs. Katharine B. Coelsch of The Dalles, OR, and Evelyn Terjesen of New York City,