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                                                                        January 1956 Issue = 41 Articles
                                                                        1. Liking People---for a Fast Buck by Taylor Caldwell, pp. 3-6
                                                                        2. The Republicans Have Goofed! by Washington Correspondent, pp. 7-12
                                                                        3. Too Much Month, Not Enough Money by Gladys Prieur Thomas, pp. 13-15
                                                                        4. Doings of a Democracy, p. 16
                                                                        5. Where Is the "Liberty" in Civil Liberties? by H.L. Varney, pp. 17-27
                                                                        6. Straight Up and Sideways by George Carroll, pp. 28-31
                                                                        7. Harold Stassen: Man on the Make by Politicus, pp. 32-36
                                                                        8. Your Friend, the Bat by Duane Valentry, pp. 37-39
                                                                        9. Do You Know, pp. 40-41
                                                                        10. Sultans a la Carte by Henry C. Atyeo, pp. 42-47
                                                                        11. Follow the Mail to Supai by Ann Sutton and Myron Sutton, pp. 48-50
                                                                        12. New Slants on Best-Sellers by Felix Wittmer, pp. 51-54
                                                                        13. Why Do Our Courts Protect Criminals? by J.B. Waite, pp. 55-60
                                                                        14. UN Letters, Special Delivery by Karl Hess, pp. 61-64
                                                                        15. A Southerner Laughs at the North by Sarah Lynwood Slay, pp. 65-70
                                                                        16. Valor in Virginia by Ethel Hunt Trepte, p. 71
                                                                        17. This Is What They Said, p. 72
                                                                        18. When a Dollar Bought a Watch by John A. Cox, pp. 73-77
                                                                        19. Sharpen Your Tongue, p. 78
                                                                        20. Sound Off! by Al Balk, pp. 79-82
                                                                        21. In the Mercury's Opinion by Russell Maguire, p. 83
                                                                        22. Are Neighbors Necessary? by Della T. Lutes, pp. 84-87
                                                                        23. Know Your Country: $500 Prize Quiz Contest, pp. 88-89
                                                                        24. Ordeal by Torture by Joe P. Faulkner, pp. 90-93
                                                                        25. Iron Curtain Raisers, p. 94
                                                                        26. How to Read Your Newspaper by Robert W. Wells, pp. 95-98
                                                                        27. By the Kremlin Wall by Jerry A. Vavra, pp. 99-102
                                                                        28. She Razzes Executives by Edward Cope, pp. 103-106
                                                                        29. Detectives by Air by Henry S. Galus, pp. 107-110
                                                                        30. The Arab World Awakens by Fayez A. Sayegh, pp. 111-117
                                                                        31. This Funny World, pp. 118-119
                                                                        32. God Into Man by Harvey Berman, pp. 120-122
                                                                        33. Nature Got There First by Ben Berkey, pp. 123-124
                                                                        34. Are High Schools for Morons? by Albert L. Bell, pp. 125-129
                                                                        35. The Voice of Ireland by Ruth Louise Johnson, p. 130
                                                                        36. 250 Years of Benjamin Franklin by Thomas I. Gerson, pp. 131-133
                                                                        37. Isle of Pines by June Wilcoxon Brown, pp. 134-137
                                                                        38. The Many Sides of MacArthur by Frazier Hunt, pp. 138-147
                                                                        39. Whose Academic Freedom? by E. Merrill Root, p. 148
                                                                        40. Why Utopias Always Fail by John T. Flynn, pp. 149-155
                                                                        41. Wanted: A U.S. Dept. of Atomic Energy by David Shea Teeple, pp. 156-162
                                                                      2. [+]
                                                                        February 1956 Issue = 38 Articles
                                                                        1. Devil Words: A Political Weapon by Duncan Aikman, pp. 5-10
                                                                        2. Ed Sullivan's Memorable Moments by Paul Denis, pp. 11-16
                                                                        3. The Newest Parlor Games by J. Edgar Grove, pp. 17-19
                                                                        4. Weatheritis Is a Disease by George Carroll, pp. 20-22
                                                                        5. Immigration Visas for Votes by William F. Heimlich, pp. 23-28
                                                                        6. If the South Had Won the War by Virginius Dabney, pp. 29-34
                                                                        7. Guilty, Doctor? by Rose C. Huth, p. 35
                                                                        8. Doings of a Democracy, p. 36
                                                                        9. What Your Doctor Really Means by Jeanne DeGood, pp. 37-38
                                                                        10. America Doesn't Give a Damn! by Channing Pollock, pp. 39-44
                                                                        11. King Morse Is Dead! by Arthur Mefford, pp. 45-49
                                                                        12. Sharpen Your Tongue, p. 50
                                                                        13. "The Hottest Thing in the Air Force" by James H. Winchester, pp. 51-54
                                                                        14. Meany at the Summit by Harold Lord Varney, pp. 55-61
                                                                        15. Private Laws for Private Citizens by John Arthur Reynolds, pp. 62-68
                                                                        16. Why Our Farmers Need Help by Louis Bromfield, pp. 69-75
                                                                        17. Those Lincoln Legends by William Frank Zornow, pp. 76-77
                                                                        18. This Is What They Said, pp. 78-79
                                                                        19. The Llama, Above It All by Richard Harrington, pp. 80-81
                                                                        20. What Is a "Good Student"? by John E. Graves, pp. 82-84
                                                                        21. Ambassadors of Anti-Americanism by Eugene Castle, pp. 85-89
                                                                        22. Two-Wheel Cure for Traffic by Mary Bizzelle Vogel, pp. 90-92
                                                                        23. Good Money for Bad by Irv Leiberman, pp. 93-96
                                                                        24. In the Mercury's Opinion by Russell Maguire, pp. 97-98
                                                                        25. Missing: 300,000 Teen-Agers by Jesse C. Burt, pp. 99-102
                                                                        26. Taxpayers Are Only Human by Ralph L. Woods, pp. 103-107
                                                                        27. Know Your Country---$500 in Cash Prizes, pp. 108-109
                                                                        28. What Makes Milton Eisenhower Run? by Politicus, pp. 110-114
                                                                        29. Great Americans in Sapphire by Omer Henry, p. 115
                                                                        30. This Funny World, pp. 116-117
                                                                        31. Surgery Under Ice by Joseph D. Wassersug, pp. 118-119
                                                                        32. Do You Know?, pp. 120-121
                                                                        33. Do-Gooders, Stay Away! by Dorothy M. Close, pp. 122-123
                                                                        34. Iron Curtain Raisers, p. 124
                                                                        35. Why We Do Not Behave Like Human Beings by Ralph Adams Cram, pp. 125-133
                                                                        36. The Literary Debut of Alger Hiss by Felix Wittmer, pp. 134-140
                                                                        37. Flag Day in American Samoa by Vic Shifreen, pp. 141-144
                                                                        38. Robinson Crusoe of MIG Alley by Clay Blair, Jr., pp. 145-162
                                                                      3. [+]
                                                                        March 1956 Issue = 36 Articles
                                                                        1. Your Checklist on the U.N. by Karl Hess, pp. 5-18
                                                                        2. The Air Force Has Big Ears by James H. Winchester, pp. 19-23
                                                                        3. Who's the Better Driver? by Berton Braley, pp. 24-27
                                                                        4. Historian, Spare that Tree! by Robert Geake, pp. 28-30
                                                                        5. Secret Plan for World War III by Washington Correspondent, pp. 31-34
                                                                        6. Grandpa Was a Whaler by Raymond Schuessler, pp. 35-39
                                                                        7. This Funny World, pp. 40-41
                                                                        8. What Do You Know About Flowers? by Eleanor M. Marshall, pp. 42-43
                                                                        9. When TV Came to Town by Arthur S. Harris, Jr., pp. 44-46
                                                                        10. Your Gas Chamber on Wheels by William E. Miles, pp. 47-50
                                                                        11. Bums or Brothers? by Kenneth W. Sollitt, pp. 51-54
                                                                        12. Patrick Henry vs. the USSR by David Shea Teeple, pp. 55-62
                                                                        13. The Pelicans of Pyramid Lake by Mark McMillin, pp. 63-64
                                                                        14. Sharpen your Tongue, pp. 65-66
                                                                        15. Behind Your Records by Joe P. Faulkner, pp. 67-70
                                                                        16. Why Lausche Is a Dark Horse by Politicus, pp. 71-75
                                                                        17. Islands of Romance by Eugene Castle, pp. 76-77
                                                                        18. Disaster at Halifax by Edmund Gilligan, pp. 78-84
                                                                        19. In the Mercury's Opinion by Russell Maguire, pp. 85-88
                                                                        20. Houses That Move Around by Doris Isaak, pp. 89-91
                                                                        21. Father of the County Fair by Douglas Nelson Rhodes, pp. 92-96
                                                                        22. Big Names in the Window by Harold Lord Varney, pp. 97-102
                                                                        23. Do You Know?, p. 103
                                                                        24. When Sullivan Kayoed Kilrain by Oland D. Russell, pp. 104-110
                                                                        25. Back Yard Astronomy by Edward Skelly, pp. 111-114
                                                                        26. Gold Was Where He Found It by Charles Stevenson, pp. 115-120
                                                                        27. Frank Clement: Governor for God by C. Arthur Larson, pp. 121-125
                                                                        28. Know Your Country: $500 Prize Quiz, pp. 126-127
                                                                        29. New Heating Miracle for Your Home by Cecil Van Atta, pp. 128-131
                                                                        30. Bet-a-Million's First Bet by Louise Cheney, pp. 132-133
                                                                        31. This Is What They Said, p. 134
                                                                        32. Death in the Deeps by John Sidney, pp. 135-137
                                                                        33. Iron Curtain Raisers, p. 138
                                                                        34. The Road to Peace, pp. 139-140
                                                                        35. Two Shots, One Cannon Ball! by E. Jakobsson, pp. 141-142
                                                                        36. I Am a Paraplegic by Terry D. McAdam, pp. 143-162
                                                                      4. [+]
                                                                        April 1956 Issue = 40 Articles
                                                                        1. Dead or Alice? by Karl Hess, pp. 5-16
                                                                        2. Should a Horse Pay Taxes? by Murray T. Pringle, pp. 17-18
                                                                        3. The Voice of Washington, p. 19
                                                                        4. All It Takes Is Brains by Joseph Stocker, pp. 20-24
                                                                        5. What's Wrong With the ROTC? by George Mair, pp. 25-28
                                                                        6. Secrets of Saving Your Teeth by Jack Denton Scott, pp. 29-32
                                                                        7. Insects in Hospitals by Jack Kemmerer, pp. 33-35
                                                                        8. Doings of a Democracy, p. 36
                                                                        9. How Not to Have a Nervous Collapse by Charles Morse Ward, pp. 37-41
                                                                        10. New Power for Air Travel by James H. Winchester, pp. 42-44
                                                                        11. The Mercury Calls the Turn, pp. 45-46
                                                                        12. The Pullman That Got Away by Thomas P. Ramirez, pp. 47-48
                                                                        13. The Squeeze on the Farmer by A.B. Genung, pp. 49-53
                                                                        14. Success Begins at Forty-Plus by Raymond Schuessler, pp. 54-57
                                                                        15. This Is What They Said, p. 58
                                                                        16. Your Doctor Talks Back by Robert J. Needles, M.D., pp. 59-62
                                                                        17. America's Case Against Secretary Dulles by Senator William E. Jenner, pp. 63-75
                                                                        18. Turkeys, Fish and Worms by C.W. McCullough, pp. 76-79
                                                                        19. The Real Iron Stomachs by John Sidney, pp. 80-82
                                                                        20. In The Mercury's Opinion by Russell Maguire, pp. 83-86
                                                                        21. The Monsignor of the Shoeshine Boys by Sando Bologna, pp. 87-91
                                                                        22. Know Your Country: $500 Prize Quiz Contest, pp. 92-93
                                                                        23. The Big "Ifs" at Fort Sumter by Otto Eisenschiml and E.B. Long, pp. 94-98
                                                                        24. Welker: The Fighting Man from Idaho by Politicus, pp. 99-102
                                                                        25. Lassie Has a Secret by Diane Vale, pp. 103-105
                                                                        26. The Fish That Tells Time by Duane Valentry, pp. 106-108
                                                                        27. Why Put GI's in Foreign Jails? by Frank T. Bow, pp. 109-114
                                                                        28. At Last---the Perfect Secretary by Mary Lou Gebhard, pp. 115-116
                                                                        29. The Southern Grip on Congress by David Shea Teeple, pp. 117-119
                                                                        30. Iron Curtain Raisers, p. 120
                                                                        31. Suppose You Were the Boss by George Groh, pp. 121-124
                                                                        32. Hold That Camera! by Wilbur Cross, pp. 125-127
                                                                        33. Do You Know, p. 128
                                                                        34. Fuzzy Wuzzy Learns to Vote by Henry C. Atyeo, pp. 129-134
                                                                        35. Any Sports Questions Today? by Harold Helfer, pp. 135-136
                                                                        36. The Charm of Donegal by Guy Priest, pp. 137-138
                                                                        37. The Great Gum Game by Robert M. Hyatt, pp. 139-143
                                                                        38. Try Giving Yourself Away! by David Dunn, p. 144
                                                                        39. [+]
                                                                          Book Section, pp. 144-158 - 1 Review
                                                                          1. Try Giving Yourself Away by David Dunn
                                                                        40. Cover Photograph by John Locke
                                                                      5. [+]
                                                                        May 1956 Issue = 32 Articles
                                                                        1. Mayors Against Gamblers by Robert E. Coulson, pp. 5-10
                                                                        2. Yesterday's Free Lunch by Waldon Porterfield, pp. 11-12
                                                                        3. The Magic of Smell by Will Bernard, pp. 13-17
                                                                        4. Black Day in San Francisco by Bertha M. Nienberg, pp. 18-22
                                                                        5. The Cure for Juvenile Delinquency by Jack Wyrtzen, pp. 23-27
                                                                        6. This Is What They Said, p. 28
                                                                        7. Who and What Is Ralph Bunche? by Harold Lord Varney, pp. 29-35
                                                                        8. Just Push a Button! by Waldo C. Wright, pp. 36-38
                                                                        9. The Cheapest Kind of Justice by Murray T. Pringle, pp. 39-42
                                                                        10. East Versus West Is Double-Talk by O.K. Armstrong and Marjorie Armstrong, pp. 43-48
                                                                        11. Suckers for Royalty by Jesse C. Burt, pp. 49-53
                                                                        12. Allentown's Super-Store by Dr. Spencer Miller, pp. 54-58
                                                                        13. Women Are Inventors, Too by Joe DiGiovanni, pp. 59-60
                                                                        14. Colonel Nasser: Master of Egypt by Henry C. Atyeo, pp. 61-66
                                                                        15. Birthplace of Broadway His by Joe Heaphy, pp. 67-71
                                                                        16. Know Your Country: $500 Prize Quiz Contest, pp. 72-73
                                                                        17. A Pair of Heels by Alan W. Farrant, pp. 74-76
                                                                        18. He Finds Jobs for Ex-Convicts by Mort Weisinger, pp. 77-82
                                                                        19. Learn While you Sleep by K.D. Curtis, pp. 83-86
                                                                        20. More Millions for Hot Air by Eugene W. Castle, pp. 87-92
                                                                        21. In the Mercury's Opinion by Russell Maguire, pp. 93-94
                                                                        22. The Weed That's a Gold Mine by Raymond Schuessler, pp. 95-98
                                                                        23. The Southern California Riddle by R. DeWitt Miller, pp. 99-102
                                                                        24. Danger: Atomic Reactor by David Shea Teeple, pp. 103-106
                                                                        25. Railroad Boom Town by Laurence Bell, pp. 107-114
                                                                        26. Sports Writers Are Always Wrong by Eliot B. Spalding, pp. 115-121
                                                                        27. Do You Know, pp. 122-123
                                                                        28. One-Armed Bandits by Clyde Brion Davis, pp. 124-130
                                                                        29. For Men Cooks Only by Jane Green, pp. 131-133
                                                                        30. The New Mystery Language by David Holland, pp. 134-135
                                                                        31. [+]
                                                                          Why Teachers Can't Teach by Joan Dunn, pp. 136-160 - 1 Review
                                                                          1. Retreat From Learning by Joan Dunn
                                                                        32. Cover Photograph by O.A. Fitzgerald
                                                                      6. [+]
                                                                        June 1956 Issue = 36 Articles
                                                                        1. Those "New Foods" Can Kill You! by Jack Denton Scott, pp. 5-10
                                                                        2. I Surrender, Dear! by J. Edgar Grove, pp. 11-12
                                                                        3. Sex in the School Yard by Omer Henry, pp. 13-18
                                                                        4. I Hate Southern California! by Donald While, pp. 19-26
                                                                        5. Government Shadow on Education by August E. Johansen, pp. 27-34
                                                                        6. Can Truck Drivers Drive? by Cecil van Atta, pp. 35-39
                                                                        7. Port of Missing Seamen by Hugh Wilson#2, pp. 40-44
                                                                        8. You Can Live Your Will by Virginia V. Westervelt, pp. 45-46
                                                                        9. Devil of the Deep by Charles Raymond, pp. 47-50
                                                                        10. The Death of Dempsey by Ruby Hult Sether, pp. 51-54
                                                                        11. Do Negroes Want to be White? by George S. Schuyler, pp. 55-60
                                                                        12. Samaritan in Bartender's Apron by Howard E. Jackson, pp. 61-64
                                                                        13. Hoaxes Are Here to Stay by James H. Winchester, pp. 65-70
                                                                        14. Emotional Illness by Edith M. Stoney, pp. 71-75
                                                                        15. Any Guppies Today? by Gloria Whorton, pp. 76-78
                                                                        16. Have You Heard These Before? by David B. Davis, pp. 79-82
                                                                        17. How to Make Your Son a Misfit by Gordon Shipman, pp. 83-87
                                                                        18. Gateway to the West by Ruth Louise Johnson, pp. 88-90
                                                                        19. Ballplayers and Bugaboos by Raymond Schuessler, pp. 91-94
                                                                        20. Have You Ever Met a Sneak Thief? by Glen F. Stillwell, pp. 95-96
                                                                        21. In the Mercury's Opinion by Russell Maguire, p. 97
                                                                        22. Do You Know, pp. 98-99
                                                                        23. The Shrimp Is Big Business by Mendal W. Johnson, pp. 100-104
                                                                        24. F.D.R. on the Psycho's Couch by George N. Crocker, pp. 105-111
                                                                        25. Lists I Have Lost by Marjorie Schell, pp. 112-114
                                                                        26. Conservation Without Bureaucrats by Irving E. Howard, pp. 115-116
                                                                        27. Your Wondrous World of Trees by William G. Schulz, pp. 117-121
                                                                        28. This Is What They Said, p. 122
                                                                        29. Operation Evanston by Marilyn Whiteside, pp. 123-124
                                                                        30. Mending Damaged Voices by Arthur Larsen, pp. 125-130
                                                                        31. Want to be a Poltician? by Robert E. Coulson, pp. 131-136
                                                                        32. The Wart That Shook the World by Guy Gilpatric, pp. 137-143
                                                                        33. Washington Wonderland by Larston D. Farrar, p. 144
                                                                        34. [+]
                                                                          Book Section, pp. 144-156 - 1 Review
                                                                          1. Washington Lowdown by Larston D. Farrar
                                                                        35. Know Your Country: Prize Winners, pp. 157-162
                                                                        36. Cover by DeWitt Whistler Jayne
                                                                      7. [+]
                                                                        July 1956 Issue = 35 Articles
                                                                        1. Dr. Oppenheimer's Institute by Karl Hess, pp. 5-12
                                                                        2. Weekends Can Kill You! by Irv Leiberman, pp. 13-16
                                                                        3. The Last Days of Mencken by Robert P. McHugh, pp. 17-20
                                                                        4. Our World in Chaos: the Cause and Cure by Billy Graham, pp. 21-27
                                                                        5. Pledge to the Flag by Lucille N. Graf, pp. 28-30
                                                                        6. Don't Buy "J-A-G" Products! by Jack Denton Scott, pp. 31-35
                                                                        7. Mr. Bailey's Bridge by Ruby Zagoren, pp. 36-38
                                                                        8. The South Won't Surrender! by John Temple Graves, pp. 39-46
                                                                        9. This Is What They Said, pp. 47-48
                                                                        10. Silence or Death? by Armitage Whitman, pp. 49-54
                                                                        11. [+]
                                                                          Some Blunt Truths About Israel by Frank Chodorov, pp. 55-59 - 1 Review
                                                                          1. Who Knows Better Must Say so by Elmer Berger
                                                                        12. The Curious Kiwi by M.D. Bellomy, pp. 60-64
                                                                        13. Your Share of the Land Grab by George S. Wells, pp. 65-70
                                                                        14. Cars With Character by Keith Kerwin and Jeanne Kerwin, pp. 71-74
                                                                        15. Federal Kickbacks to the States by William P. Helm, pp. 75-81
                                                                        16. What's the Name? by Lawrence A. Barrett, pp. 82-84
                                                                        17. Fabulous Fragrance by John Sidney, pp. 85-88
                                                                        18. The New Chicken Boom by Ann Sutton and Myron Sutton, pp. 89-94
                                                                        19. Our Plague of Experts by Wayne Kilbourne, pp. 95-96
                                                                        20. In the Mercury's Opinion by Russell Maguire, pp. 97-98
                                                                        21. The Rain Makers by John Arthur Reynolds, pp. 99-102
                                                                        22. c/o American Express by James H. Winchester, pp. 103-108
                                                                        23. Fraternalism Fights Communism by George E. Stringfellow, pp. 109-114
                                                                        24. When Spindletop Blew by Laurence Bell, pp. 115-118
                                                                        25. Bankers' Blueprint for Ruin by Paul Stevens, pp. 119-126
                                                                        26. Minnehaha Laughs Again by Alice E. Christgau, pp. 127-131
                                                                        27. Our Heroic Age by Elwood Fouts, pp. 132-134
                                                                        28. He Owns a Town by Rafe Gibbs, pp. 135-138
                                                                        29. The New Sun Tan Pill by Harry Kursh, pp. 139-140
                                                                        30. The Ghosts of Versailles by William Oliver Stevens, pp. 141-148
                                                                        31. Is This How We Fight Subversion? by B. Carroll Reece, pp. 149-150
                                                                        32. The Home Run: Fact and Fancy by Raymond Schuessler, pp. 151-155
                                                                        33. Know Your Country: Prize Winners, pp. 156-158
                                                                        34. Exposing the Foundations by Norman Dodd, pp. 159-162
                                                                        35. Cover by DeWitt Whistler Jayne
                                                                      8. [+]
                                                                        October 1956 Issue = 31 Articles
                                                                        1. Pseudo Psychos by John Barton, pp. 5-12
                                                                        2. Swearing Off by Grady Johnson, pp. 13-16
                                                                        3. Do-Nothing Congress by Harry Kursh, pp. 17-20
                                                                        4. Danger Signals in the Caribbean by Harold Lord Varney, pp. 21-28
                                                                        5. Names That Aren't by John Sidney, pp. 29-31
                                                                        6. The Donkey and the Elephant by Arturo F. Gonzalez, Jr., p. 32
                                                                        7. Labor, the Boss and Hot Air by S. Lopez, pp. 33-37
                                                                        8. The World Is Their Ash Tray by Jack Denton Scott, pp. 38-40
                                                                        9. How to Understand Politics by Eugene Newsom, pp. 41-45
                                                                        10. This Is What They Said, p. 46
                                                                        11. I Like to Teach by Ruth Boas, pp. 47-51
                                                                        12. Sex Behind the Bamboo Curtain by Ch'en Mei, pp. 52-58
                                                                        13. Parking Meters Are Illegal by Aaron Norman, pp. 59-64
                                                                        14. Our Reserve Airmen Need Help by Dale Richardson, Sr., pp. 65-69
                                                                        15. The Tin Can Story by George Castel, pp. 70-72
                                                                        16. The Great Estate Swindle by Karl Baarslag, pp. 73-79
                                                                        17. Is Your Credit Good? by Orson Angell, pp. 80-82
                                                                        18. In the Mercury's Opinion by Russell Maguire, p. 83
                                                                        19. Good Samaritan of Korea by Ron Moxness, pp. 84-88
                                                                        20. I Haunt Houses by James E. Hanson, pp. 89-92
                                                                        21. Long Live the Kingfishes! by George Leppert, pp. 93-100
                                                                        22. Inside Baseball by Raymond Schuessler, pp. 101-105
                                                                        23. Do You Know, p. 106
                                                                        24. No Salesmen Today! by Marion MacInnis, pp. 107-108
                                                                        25. The Wildest Indian by Stephen Gross, pp. 109-115
                                                                        26. Killer's Castle by John Bartlow Martin, pp. 116-124
                                                                        27. Can You Read Your Writing? by Charles E. Booth, pp. 125-126
                                                                        28. [+]
                                                                          Tragedy in Israel by E.H. Hutchinson, pp. 127-151 - 1 Review
                                                                          1. Violent Truce by Elmo H. Hutchison
                                                                        29. The New Religion in Our Schools by Edith Kermit Roosevelt, pp. 152-156
                                                                        30. Know Your Country: Prize Winners, pp. 157-162
                                                                        31. Cover by DeWitt Whistler Jayne
                                                                      9. [+]
                                                                        November 1956 Issue = 36 Articles
                                                                        1. Why Johnny STILL Can't Read by John Gordon, pp. 5-9
                                                                        2. The Passing of Thanksgiving by Claire McCarthy, pp. 10-12
                                                                        3. YPO Stands for Success by Raymond Schuessler, pp. 13-16
                                                                        4. Can We Cope With Comfort? by Kenneth Sellers, pp. 17-20
                                                                        5. The UN's Secret Key to Power by Claude Bunzel, pp. 21-26
                                                                        6. The Faith of My Father by Robert M. Burtt, pp. 27-31
                                                                        7. Riddle of the Stone by Jesse C. Burt, pp. 32-36
                                                                        8. Representative Walter Outsmarts the Reds by Richard Sherman, pp. 37-43
                                                                        9. Salute to Bossy by Elsie McCormick, pp. 44-50
                                                                        10. Robots At Your Service by Andrew Lecht, pp. 51-57
                                                                        11. This Is What They Said, p. 58
                                                                        12. The War Against Our National Guard by Karl Hess, pp. 59-64
                                                                        13. Duel for a Lady's Hair by Louise Cheney, pp. 65-68
                                                                        14. Your Life on Film by Harry Kursh and Harold Mehling, pp. 69-74
                                                                        15. Who Cares About Custer! by Charles Vindex, pp. 75-80
                                                                        16. Is Your Dog a Bum? by Jack Denton Scott, pp. 81-84
                                                                        17. Ever had Bursitis? by John E. Eichenlaub, pp. 85-88
                                                                        18. Giant in the Skies by John T. Kane, pp. 89-92
                                                                        19. Fine Fur For Felt by Frank Tully, pp. 93-96
                                                                        20. In the Mercury's Opinion by Russell Maguire, p. 97
                                                                        21. Yours Drooly by Eva L. Dunbar, pp. 98-100
                                                                        22. The First College Cheer by Arturo F. Gonzalez, Jr., pp. 101-104
                                                                        23. Harnessing the Winds by Waldo Carlton Wright, pp. 105-107
                                                                        24. Live Ghosts in Washington by Larston D. Farrar, pp. 108-119
                                                                        25. London Drinks Coffee by Leo Hamalian, pp. 120-122
                                                                        26. Why Fuses Blow by J.H. Van Aernam, pp. 123-127
                                                                        27. Money Made Mysterious by Paul Stevens, pp. 128-129
                                                                        28. Facts About Safety Belts by Bruce F. Andreas, M.D., pp. 130-134
                                                                        29. Foreign Aid Picks Your Pocket Again by Eugene W. Castle, pp. 135-142
                                                                        30. Do You Ever Stop to Listen? by Wouter Van Garrett, pp. 143-144
                                                                        31. Glamor on Wings by James H. Winchester, pp. 145-149
                                                                        32. The Little Admiral by Edward D. Mellinger, pp. 150-151
                                                                        33. Do You Know?, p. 152
                                                                        34. When Shopping Was a Headache by Charles Raymond, pp. 153-156
                                                                        35. [+]
                                                                          The Truth About Brainwashing by Robert A. Vogeler, pp. 157-162 - 4 Reviews
                                                                          1. Brainwashing: The Story of Men Who Defied It by Edward Hunter
                                                                          2. In Search of Heresy by John W. Aldridge
                                                                          3. Such Is Life by Jeanne Perkins Harman
                                                                          4. Canary Island Adventure by Richard Walter
                                                                        36. Cover by DeWitt Whistler Jayne
                                                                      10. [+]
                                                                        December 1956 Issue = 32 Articles
                                                                        1. Some Racial Truths About South Africa by A. Desmond Burridge, pp. 5-14
                                                                        2. Needed: A Universal Traffic Law by Lucille Britt, pp. 15-19
                                                                        3. I Found a Miniature Atlantis by Harry Rieseberg, pp. 20-24
                                                                        4. If I Had a Child This Christmas by Nell W. Evans, pp. 25-28
                                                                        5. Soviet School for Alcoholics by Georgi Silarov, pp. 29-33
                                                                        6. In Memory of Chips by Henry S. Galus, pp. 34-37
                                                                        7. This Is What They Said, p. 38
                                                                        8. The Confederacy Gets an Air Corps by Allen Rankin, pp. 39-42
                                                                        9. Father of Farm Machinery by Raymond Schuessler, pp. 43-46
                                                                        10. The NEA and the School Grab by Russell Turner, pp. 47-54
                                                                        11. The Peaceful Invaders by Desmond Stone, pp. 55-59
                                                                        12. Why Commit Suicide? by Frederick William Hess, pp. 60-62
                                                                        13. Leave Me Out of the Picture by J. Herbst, pp. 63-68
                                                                        14. A Peculiar Bird is the Pelican by George S. Fichter, pp. 69-74
                                                                        15. Moral Crisis in Our Foreign Policy by Styles Bridges, pp. 75-83
                                                                        16. 4,000,000 Bankers Can't Be Wrong! by Harry Kursh, pp. 84-88
                                                                        17. The Far End of Florida by Deane Heller and David Heller, pp. 89-93
                                                                        18. Killing Your Husband With Kindness by Ruth Boyer Scott, pp. 94-96
                                                                        19. In the Mercury's Opinion by Russell Maguire, pp. 97-98
                                                                        20. What's Happened to Craftsmanship? by Jack Denton Scott, pp. 99-102
                                                                        21. The World's Biggest Worm by M.D. Bellomy, pp. 103-106
                                                                        22. Veterans in a Snake Pit by Anonymous, pp. 107-116
                                                                        23. Christmas in an Igloo by Frank Dufresne, pp. 117-121
                                                                        24. Do You Know?, p. 122
                                                                        25. The Facts About Fluoridation by Edith F. Elliot, pp. 123-129
                                                                        26. Money Made Mysterious by Paul Stevens, pp. 130-131
                                                                        27. The Navajo Wind That Speaks by Oren Arnold, pp. 132-136
                                                                        28. Christianity on the Campus by William R. Bright, pp. 137-143
                                                                        29. Dial for Facts and Fun by Anthony Marcin and Marietta Marcin, pp. 144-148
                                                                        30. The Reds in Hawaii by Lyle G. Phillips, pp. 149-154
                                                                        31. [+]
                                                                          A Conservative Speaks to America by Edith Kermit Roosevelt, pp. 155-162 - 3 Reviews
                                                                          1. Beyond the Dreams of Avarice by Russell Kirk
                                                                          2. Elephants and Ivory by John Alfred Jordan and John Prebble
                                                                          3. The Executive Life by The Editors of Fortune
                                                                        32. Cover by DeWitt Whistler Jayne
                                                                    2. [+]
                                                                      Issues of 1957 = 12 Issues, 394 Articles
                                                                      1. [+]
                                                                        Issues of 1958 = 12 Issues, 364 Articles
                                                                        1. [+]
                                                                          Issues of 1959 = 12 Issues, 453 Articles
                                                                        2. [+]
                                                                          Issues of the 1960s = 1 Year, 12 Issues, 439 Articles
                                                                          1. [+]
                                                                            Issues of 1960 = 12 Issues, 439 Articles