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Power on the River

June 20, 1960
June 20, 1960

Table of Contents
June 20, 1960

Editorials
The Big Fight
French Thought
Hero Of Many Moods
Canoeing
Testing Venture
  • A month of arduous sport on a rugged English moor teaches self-confidence and teamwork to youthful volunteers from 13 countries

Horse Shows
Harness Racing
Tennis
Boxing
Boating
Horse Racing
Amiable Gorilla
  • In an unprecedented experiment, a young scientist and his wife set out to share the daily life of giant gorillas in Africa's mountains. Here is the exclusive story of what they found—plus the first close-up pictures ever made of gorillas in their native wild

Acknowledgments
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Pat On The Back

Power on the River

Like frisky polliwogs, 24 utility outboards, part of a fleet of 82, spurt down the Detroit River past Con Edison Electric's looming power plant at the start of Detroit's annual spring outboard marathon. Breeze and freighter traffic were light, but before the 50-mile run to Trenton, Mich. and back was over, boat racers had survived 31 minor mishaps, two flips and a stove-in hull.

This is an article from the June 20, 1960 issue Original Layout

PHOTOALAN L. DENEAU