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June 27, 1966 Table Of Contents

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Booktalk

An old hand has turned out a thorough, eight-volume travel guide to the U.S.

By Pamela Knight

Roulette

Russo-Manchurian Roulette

Here, in almost his own words, Engelbrecht, a free-lance German spy, recounts an Asian hunting experience

By J. A. Maxtone Graham

Olympic Drama

AT OLYMPIC: A SUMMIT OF DRAMA

Playing at his swashbuckling best, Arnold Palmer had the U.S. Open all but tucked away—twice. Then disaster struck—twice—and cool Bill Casper swept up the pieces in a topsy-turvy playoff round

By Alfred Wright

A GLORIOUS FESTIVAL OF FORDS

By sweeping the first three places the sumptuously financed Americans ended Ferrari's long domination of Europe's foremost automobile race, but true to Le Mans tradition there was a brouhaha at the finish

By John Lovesey

The War

THE WAR BETWEEN TWO STATES

Basketball is an all-season sport in Kentucky and Indiana, where high school All-Stars meet each June in two games that draw huge crowds. This year's first meeting produced a whopper of an upset

By Curry Kirkpatrick

The Mets

A TEAM THAT CAN MAKE A MAN CRY

Manager Wes Westrum knows that his Mets try—oh, how they try—but their frustrating blend of promise (right) and ineptitude, on the bases and off, sometimes moves him close to tears

By Jack Mann

Bluefish

THE BLUEFISH: MARAUDER OF THE SEAS

This sleek killer roams the oceans of the world preying on schools of baitfish, and the killer itself is preyed upon by fishermen who admire its fighting qualities—and its flavor

By Robert H. Boyle

People

PEOPLE

Baseball

And there were the Dodgers in third place

Maury Wills was quoting Carlyle, and another classicist named Koufax was adding to his own reputation. The Dodgers had a long way to go, but they beat the Giants twice and still had their eyes on the pennant

By Jack Mann

Sporting Look

Fitted out for a blue-water race

By Paul Stewart

Track & Field

Sad music from a Stradivarius

Record sprinter Tommie Smith proved too delicate an instrument for the hard task he and his coach set for him in the NCAA championships

By Gwilym S. Brown

Rowing

Putting on the old Indian sign

Thanks, they claim, to a Mohawk haircut on Oar No. 10, Wisconsin's Badgers beat everybody at the IRA

By Paul Stewart

For The Record

A roundup of the sports information of the week

Baseball's Week

BASEBALL'S WEEK

By Sandy Ramras

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Departments

LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Garry Valk

SCORECARD

CREDITS

FACES IN THE CROWD