National Geographic : 1956 Apr
Priceless, INFORMATIVE Coverage... An expert analysis of international affairs . . . the Eisenhower administration's accomplishments . .the president's illness . . .a full review of the U. S. Econ omy . . . Culture and Entertainment . . . Science and Engineering . . Space flight . . .Preparation for the Geophysical Year . . . results of the Salk Polio vaccine tests and hundreds of other subjects adequately pre sented and discussed. FEATURES: " More than 750 Main Articles * More than 500 Main Cross References * A Cumulative Index with over 5,000 entries O Approximately 375 signed contributors * Photographs, maps, charts, cartoons, illustrating 1955's important events . . . per sonalities . . . trends * Select list of colleges and universities in the U. S. and Canada 9 Necrology of approximately 500 important deaths in 1955 Illustrated chronology of 1955's major happenings * Biographies of important personalities of 1955 SSports review of outstanding events and championships in all major sports * Articles on all countries of the world * List of U. S. Congressmen and diplomats from and to U. S . -;. MT.. -f A TREASURE HOUSE OF KNOWLEDGE Regardless of the subject in which you may be interested, the 1956 Americana Annual brings you the very last minute developments during 1955i A few of the many topics include advertising, archeology, busi ness, communism, fashion, medi cine, photography, physics, psychology, theatre and many other worthwhile subjects that make up our everyday living Experts in the varied fields con tribute their knowledge to make the Americana Annual the one reference that really be lanoyourbookshelf.