Chinese on the Climb

June 20, 1960
June 20, 1960

Table of Contents
June 20, 1960

The Big Fight
French Thought
Hero Of Many Moods
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
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

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

Chinese on the Climb

This picture, from the French Communist newspaper l'Humanité, shows a Red Chinese mountain-climbing expedition making its way up the lower slopes of the northern, or Chinese, side of Mount Everest. L'Humanité says the Chinese made it to the top. Now the Communists are reported to be claiming Everest as their own.

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