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Books: Rock Garden of the Gods

MANI (320 pp.)—Patrick Leigh Fermor —Harper ($6). "When God had finished making the world," say the natives of Mani, "he had a sack of stones left over and he...

FORMOSA: Hewn From Rock

Although Formosa was colonized hundreds of years ago by settlers from the Asian mainland, the inaccessible mountainous east coast began to emerge from...

CRIME: Murder in Starved Rock

Between the Vermilion and Illinois rivers, 100 miles southwest of Chicago, is the glacier-born wilderness of caves, forests and canyons called Starved Rock...

National Affairs: Rock Rolling

When Nixon-for-President men get together in New Hampshire to talk over Richard M. Nixon's prospects in the state's early-bird primary election—the nation's...

Religion: Little Rock's Convert

In racially embattled Little Rock, a prime point of interest last week was a religious conversion. Not long ago, Clothing Dealer Jimmy Karam was a pal of...

The Presidency: Little Rock's Finest

Two hundred strong, the mob marched westward with its massed flags along Little Rock's 14th Street toward Central High School, shouting, cursing, and singing...

ROCK 'N1 ROLL: The Dene & the Bishop

ROCK 'N' ROLL "They think I'll be good for recruiting," said the flabby, long-haired teenager. "Look what a lift the American Army is getting because Elvis...

ROCK 'N1 ROLL: Eager, Gentle, Fury

ROCK 'N' ROLL "Dicky," scolded the energetic young man, "your sideburns need darkening with charcoal." Dicky made an embarrassed grin, for as one of Britain's...

Education: D-Day in Little Rock

In an Arkansas governed by a nervous demagogue. Little Rock's moderate school board prepared to face the consequences of obeying the integration laws of the...

Art: Dome for the Rock

Under the hot shimmer of July in Jerusalem, a giant crane swung endlessly back and forth last week lifting new girders above an old shrine. The Dome of the Rock,...

Sport: Four for the Rock

In all baseball history, only two men had ever hit four consecutive home runs in one game. * But one night last week, in Baltimore's vast Memorial Stadium,...

TIN PAN ALLEY: Jailhouse Rock

"Mike did this spontaneous roll-out," explained the short, intense young man, "and there was something nasty in the music. I just blurted out, 'You ain't...

ROCK 'N1 ROLL: Real Schräg

ROCK 'N' ROLL When a fellow takes out his tooth these days, the prime requirement is that she be a jazz bomb. He, for his part, is expected to make sure the...

ARKANSAS: Shutdown in Little Rock

Orval Faubus, Governor of Arkansas, was seated at the head of a long table in the conference room next to his office. He was presiding at a routine public...

Television: Rock 'n' Riot

Wrapped in a package called "The Big Beat," Disk Jockey Alan Freed has long rolled across the land, introducing rock 'n' roll stars and keynoting gone music,...

Religion: The 3 Ps in Little Rock

In their attitude toward integration, Little Rock's Protestant and Jewish clergymen can be classified as "pushers," "powers" and "passives." So said Harvard...

THE LAW: Reversal in Little Rock

Revesal in Little Rock Delivered in the mail at the district clerk's office in Little Rock, Ark, one day last week was a 35-page legal ruling that reopened the...

ARKANSAS: A Plan for Little Rock

In the seven months since federal troops went into Little Rock to enforce the law that Governor Orval Faubus had defied, there has been grim silence between...

Television: Rock 'n' Learn

Bob Waldron, 35, of Seattle's radio station KOL, is a sad-faced disk jockey who hates rock "n" roll ("Sounds like a drunk with the heaves") and dislikes his work...