Playboy Magazine January 1970 vol.17, no.1
January 1970, Playboy cover image
Weight677g
Cover (l-r, t-b): Shay Knuth, Leslie Bianchini, Lorrie Menconi, Jean Bell, Kathy MacDonald
photographed by Don Klumpp, Bill Figge, David Chan, Dwight Hooker, Mario Casilli collage photo by Bill Arsenault
Playmate
Sunny Girl
not one to take her cue from the past or to worry about the future, blithe-spirited jill taylor digs living in the now
Jill Taylor photographed by Bill Figge and Ed DeLong
Playmate image
Jill Taylor
Interview
Raquel Welch interviewed by Richard Warren Lewis
a candid conversation with hollywood's hottest sex symbol—and the improbable star of "myra breckinridge"
Pictorials
"Beauty Trap" Beauty photographed by Don Ornitz
actress, model and now author, jeanne rejaunier has concocted a sexpourri of life among the mannequins that's spiked with all the ingredients of a best seller
Playboy's Playmate 1969 Review
a portfolio of the past delightful dozen
Leslie Bianchini, Lorrie Menconi, Kathy MacDonald, Lorna Hopper, Sally Sheffield, Helena Antonaccio, Nancy McNeil, Debbie Hooper, Shay Knuth, Jean Bell, Claudia Jennings, Gloria Root
Articles and Features Playbill
Dear Playboy
Playboy After Hours - a guy's guide to what's hip and what's happening
The Playboy Advisor
The Playboy Forum - a continuing dialogue on contemporary issues between playboy and its readers
Thomas In Elysium (fiction) by Irwin Shaw with illustrations by Charles Shorre
Vargas Girl
Classic Comebacks (modern living) photographed by J. Barry O'Rourke
Ruger Sports Tourer
Model 866 Auburn Speedster
A Recluse And His Guest (fiction) by Tennessee Williams with illustrations by Charles Bragg
The Most Unforgettable Swordsman (humor) by Art Buchwald
The Americanization Of Vietnam (article) by David Halberstam, with a painting by Ed Pashke
Roman Revel (modern living) with photography by Don Ornitz
For Christ's Sake (opinion) by Harvey Cox, includes a reproduction of Fred Berger's drawing "The Laughing Christ".
European Fashion Dateline (attire) by Robert L. Green
That Was The Year That Was (humor) by Judith Wax
Bring Us Together (articles)
Reconciling The Generations by U. S Senator George McGovern
Sharing The Wealth Cesar Chavez
Uniting The Races by Julian Bond
Forging A Left-Right Coalition by Tom Wicker
The Good, The Bad And The Garlic (satire) a story in pictures by Harvey Kurtzman with photography by Mario Casilli
Charmed by A Snake (humor) by Mort Sahl
Crook's Tour (fiction) by Graham Greene
Playboy's Party Jokes (humor) with LeRoy Neiman's Femlin
Playboy Plans A Duplex Penthouse (modern living)
Points Of Rebellion (article) by Justice William 0. Douglas
The Past As Future: A Nonlinear Probe (opinion) by Jacob Brackman - which opens out to a four page collage by Harry Bouras
The Mourner (fiction) by Bruce Jay Friedman, illustrated by Paul Giovanopoulos
Zinsmeister And The Eighter From Decatur (humor) by Jean Shepherd
Marco Roly-Poly Meets The East (humor) by Robert Morley
Our Besieged Bill Of Rights (article) by The Hon. Arthur J. Goldberg
Vargas Revisited (nostalgia) 6 pages of Vargas girls starting on page 195 to the foldout on heavyweight paper
Morocco (man at his leisure) with four pages of paintings by Leroy Neiman Including two double page on heavyweight paper
The Girl And The Shark (ribald classic)
The Eleventh-Hour Santa (gifts)
Playboy's Annual Writing Awards
Alphabetes Noires (humor) by J. B. Handelsman
On The Scene: (personalities) Michael Chrichton, Jackie Stewart, David Steinberg
Little Annie Fanny gets busted for grass, (satire) by Harvey Kurtzman And Will Elder
Raquel Welchappears on the cover of the December 1979 issue and inside in a pictorial by New York photographer Chris Von Wangenheim.
Jean Bell's, appearance on this cover is the first by an African American.
Jill Taylor
hails from "beautiful downtown Burbank".
George McGovern is a former U.S. Representative (1957 - 1961), U.S. Senator (1963 - 1981), and the Democratic Party nominee in the 1972 presidential election.
Shay Knuth, the September 1969 Playmate makes a bare breasted appeal for more Playboy Subscribers, pages 40-41
Page 23 carries a full page advert for the Nikkormat FTn 35mm SLR camera.
A bumper 304 pages of period adverts, pin ups and articles with lots of quality photographs and illustrations.
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