Life Magazine 1997

"The King As Pop" – From LIFE Magazine

You have two nurses, three chefs and a doting dad. You have a petting zoo, two locomotives and a full-scale amusement park – all in your backyard. And, oh yes, your godparents are Elizabeth Taylor and Macaulay Culkin. So you've got that going for you.

Jet Magazine Interview

By Robert E. Johnson
JET Associate Publisher

In the first one-on-one interview the "King of Pop, Rock and Soul" Michael Jackson granted after he shook up America with the announcement of his marriage to Lisa Marie Presley, daughter of the late Rock 'n' Roller Elvis Presley, the megastar revealed to EBONY where they met and how he proposed.

Harry Benson Interview on the Today Show Nov 20 1997

Harry Benson Interview on the Today Show Nov 20 1997

Katey: How did this photo shoot come about?

Harry: Well, David Friend, who's the director or photography, at Life, he's been keeping in touch with Michael, as we all have, over the years, and Michael thought it was a good idea for us to come along and photograph his baby. He also wants Life to photograph the baby, every year of his life. Like what we did for Elizabeth Taylor.