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?50 Children?: An American Couple?s Mission to Save Kids From the Third Reich
?50 Children?: An American Couple?s Mission to Save Kids From the Third Reich
Steven Pressman's new book, '50 Children,' broadens and deepens the extraordinary tale that the author brought to light in his acclaimed 2013 documentary of the same name. Here's an excerpt.
LIFE With Jayne Mansfield: Vintage Photos of a Pop-Culture Icon
LIFE With Jayne Mansfield: Vintage Photos of a Pop-Culture Icon
On Jayne Mansfield's 81st birthday, LIFE.com remembers the archetypal blonde bombshell with a series of playful, intimate photos made by Peter Stackpole in the spring of 1956.
?Vultures of Calcutta?: The Gruesome Aftermath of India?s 1946 Hindu-Muslim R...
?Vultures of Calcutta?: The Gruesome Aftermath of India?s 1946 Hindu-Muslim Riots
One the 20th century's most horrifying religious riots took place over several days in August 1946 -- in British-ruled India -- when Hindus and Muslims attacked one another with a ferocity that remains shocking even today.
LIFE With Jackie Robinson: Rare and Classic Photos of an American Icon
LIFE With Jackie Robinson: Rare and Classic Photos of an American Icon
Seven decades ago, Jackie Robinson stepped onto Brooklyn's Ebbets Field and changed not only the face of professional baseball in America: in ways subtle and profound, he changed the nation itself.
The American Northwest: Vintage Color Photos From an Epic Road Trip
The American Northwest: Vintage Color Photos From an Epic Road Trip
J.R. Eyerman spent weeks in late 1960 traveling throughout Oregon, Idaho, Washington, and as far south as San Francisco for LIFE magazine's tribute to "the stunning majesty of the Northwest."
On ?Moment of Laughter Day,? See Charlie Chaplin Busting a Gut
On ?Moment of Laughter Day,? See Charlie Chaplin Busting a Gut
Need a good laugh? You're in luck. April 14 is International Moment of Laughter Day, a holiday dreamed up by writer, professional speaker and "humor consultant" Izzy Gesell.
Weeping for FDR: In a Classic Photo, the Face of a Nation?s Loss
Weeping for FDR: In a Classic Photo, the Face of a Nation?s Loss
In Ed Clark's unforgettable picture of one man's grief at the death of a president, we see -- and feel -- a nation's measureless loss.
Apollo 13: LIFE With the Lovell Family During ?NASA?s Finest Hour?
Apollo 13: LIFE With the Lovell Family During ?NASA?s Finest Hour?
On the anniversary of the crew's safe return to Earth, LIFE.com commemorates the Apollo 13 mission with a series of photos -- made in the very midst of the crisis -- of James Lovell's family at home.
LIFE at the Met Museum: Photos From a House of Treasures
LIFE at the Met Museum: Photos From a House of Treasures
A selection of evocative (and sometimes playful) images that offer a virtual tour, of sorts, through one of the world's greatest museums.
Girl Power: Photos of the ?World?s Strongest Seventh-Grader?
Girl Power: Photos of the ?World?s Strongest Seventh-Grader?
April Atkins -- a cute, perpetually grinning pre-teen -- routinely blew minds at California's famed Muscle Beach by performing utterly improbable feats of strength.

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