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Yesterday/Hoover Camp

A Presidential Hideaway Everyone Forgot

When Herbert Hoover established his Rapidan retreat, one of the benefits he foresaw, along with the fishing and the relaxation, was escape from the intrusions of the capital press

By John D. Weaver

Lightning

JOHNNY LIGHTNING DRIVES THROUGH THE WRECKAGE

It was the most calamitous Indy 500 in years—and a heartbreaking one for precocious invaders—but Al Unser in a fleet, fit 'Johnny Lightning Special' steered deftly past crashing, spinning, burning racers to achieve a rare repeat victory. Not all the danger was on the track: the pace car crashed, too

By Robert F. Jones

YOUNG BRITONS WIN AN OLD CUP

Some gifted newcomers who didn't fear the Americans gave Great Britain its second Walker Cup in 50 years

By Curry Kirkpatrick

NO MEMBER FROM THE WEDDING

Big Lew chose a honeymoon over the pro All-Star Game, so his NBA teammates had much more of a battle on their hands than anticipated, but they skinned by those upstarts from that other league

By Peter Carry

New Orleans

LET ME MAKE ONE THING CLEAR

...New Orleans will have a $130 million pleasure dome, or so say top politicians. But the project is threatened by monumental costs and hints of dark deeds

By Jerry Kirshenbaum

Grand Slam

A GAME MAN MIGHT RISK A BET

The odds are probably a million to one against any golfer winning the Grand Slam, the sport's four major championships, but next year the best players—and a bettor—might have an edge

By Jack Nicklaus

New Breed

NEW BREED NEW IDEAS NEW TAXES

Breeders of thoroughbred horses tend to be forced out of California by an escalating tax structure, but a few men with money, nerve and imagination have bucked the tide to create stud farms that are models of efficiency

By Alfred Wright

In The Mood

IN THE MOOD—FOR BASEBALL

Organist Jane Jarvis brings both tact and taste to the once-dubious art of between-innings play. But best of all she gets the fans...

By Robert Cantwell

People

PEOPLE

Baseball

Cincinnati's Big Red clunk

The once celebrated machine was limping along on some very sick cylinders. Still, there was a strange optimism around the club

By William F. Reed

THE WEEK

By Ron Fimrite

Basketball

The Russians, thanks be, are leaving

They came, they toured and they made borscht of most U.S. rivals

By Jerry Kirshenbaum

Track & Field

Not a dry foot in the house

Since 1850, when men dismounted to run it on foot, the steeplechase has had a bizarre history. Jeromee Liebenberg follows the tradition

By Anita Verschoth

Himalayas

HIMALAYAN TREK OR TREAT

A tale of derring-do and don't, in which the author (aided by the travel firm of Thos. F. Cook & Son) has her ups and downs in the mountains of Nepal

By Jeannette Bruce

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

LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER

By J. Richard Munro

SCORECARD

Edited by Frank Deford

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