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Booktalk

A famed French mountaineer tells of his quiet joy in the face of terror

By Dan Levin

Shopwalk

Valhalla for chess set collectors is a London shop run by Hackett Beeson

By Lavinia Scott-Elliot

Yesterday

How the Class Struggle Reached Left Field

A specter was haunting big-league baseball, the specter of...no one was quite sure what. It sometimes acted like a union, but its solidarity, falling short of forever, lasted for one season

By Leonard Shecter

Doctor's Magic

THE DOCTOR WORKS HIS MAGIC

His reputation preceded pro basketball's Earl Monroe, one of the finest players ever to come out of Philadelphia. After a slow start—he was only Rookie of the Year—Monroe is challenging as king of the backcourt

By Frank Deford

BEARDS ARE COOLED BUT THE BEARS ARE HOT

Berkeley protesters got firm treatment last week, but it was nothing compared to what Cal did to Syracuse

By Alfred Wright

College Football

A new name for the game: Score! Score! Score!

The referee's arms are in the air and defensive coaches are up in arms as sophisticated offenses, quarterbacks who run and the sudden urge to gamble bring touchdowns everywhere

By Dan Jenkins

FOOTBALL'S WEEK

By Mervin Hyman

People

PEOPLE

Motor Sports

Teacher gets a taste of glory on the Coast

No longer content to let prize pupil Denis Hulme lead their blitz of the Canadian-American racing series, New Zealand's Bruce McLaren took charge of the season's biggest event before a swinging California crowd

By Kim Chapin

Hockey

Pappin pops 'em in for the Black Hawks

Ex-Maple Leaf Jimmy Pappin is swinging a hot stick for Chicago

By Gary Ronberg

Pro Football

Big kick out of a strange game

Former ski jumper Jan Stenerud of the Kansas City Chiefs has become the best field-goal kicker in a sport he hardly understands

By Pat Putnam

When Man Plays God

There Are Problems when Man Plays God

The cahow, a bird that the Spaniards mistook for a devil and the English thought was silly, is a living—barely living—monument to man's effect on his environment. A Bermudian naturalist is attempting to save the cahow from its enemies and itself, while wondering if its fate is not the fate of all of us

By Gilbert Rogin

THE MEDAL WINNERS AT THE OLYMPICS 1968

For The Record

A roundup of the sports information of the week

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Departments

SCORECARD

FRESH, FAIR AND GOLDEN

Triple medal winner Debbie Meyer sparked the U.S. swimming team in a lustrous sweep that brushed away the Olympiad's shadows

By Bob Ottum

ROUND ONE GOES TO BALTIMORE

In the first of two encounters that may well decide the Coastal Division title, the Baltimore Colts whipped the Los Angeles Rams 27-70 to tie them for first place and set up the crucial rematch in December

By Tex Maule

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