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Life magazine features story-telling through documentary photographs and informative captions. Issues visually depict national and international events and topical stories, providing views of real people and their real life situations. Life Magazine Archive includes coverage from the first issue in November, 1936 through December, 2000. 

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“Georgia Students “Burn” Their Governor in Protest of His Academic Meddling.” Life, vol. 11, no. 17, 27 Oct. 1941, pp. 43-46.

“R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.” Life, vol. 21, no. 25, 16 Dec. 1946, p. 47.

“The Press Faces Its Critics.” Life, vol. 67, no. 23, 05 Dec. 1969, p. 46.