June 1, 1954

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Me and my Russian wife

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My Fight To Free Paul Cachia

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THE WHITE AND THE GOLD

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Me and my Russian wife

When this veteran AP correspondent got his ballerina wife out of Russia he made headlines around the world. Here, for the first time, he tells the full and fascinating story and introduces a cast of characters that could have stepped right out of Chekhov
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My Fight To Free Paul Cachia

When he saw 19-year-old Paul Cachia led away to the cells, this Toronto newspaperman began to wonder if there was one law for the rich and another for the poor. For two frustrating years he probed and prodded until at last the law reversed its verdict. Here is his disturbing story
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THE WHITE AND THE GOLD

The Embattled "Angel of Heaven"
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what it’s like to SEE

These fantastic visions from a blind man’s world ▶▶▶▶▶▶ vanished when George Lafleur discovered
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Can they save Algonquin Park?

Ontario's famed Algonquin Park seems made to order for a multi-million-dollar resort. But the province is spending big money to help nature restore the primeval wilderness that Champlain saw three centuries ago
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Granby’s Walking Billboard

Horace Boivin, the ebullient mayor of Granby, Que., spends $25,000 of his own money every year selling his flourishing city’s virtues to the rest of the world. No one has ever opposed him in an election and he has never taken a cent in payment for his services. Without question, he is
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A MACLEAN’S FLASHBACK

The story behind the real Uncle Tom

Topsy, Little Eva, Eliza, Simon Legree and Uncle Tom are as familiar to Canadians as the characters of Mother Goose. But nobody knows that the man who was Uncle Tom — Josiah Henson of Dresden, Ont. — was the exact opposite of the cringing underdog that Harriet Beecher Stowe portrayed
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The Private Life of THE WORLD'S STRONGEST MAN

In public, Doug Hepburn is a squat mountain of muscle renowned for his astounding feats with the bar bells. In private, he is a shy fellow who sings tenor, doesn't like girls, plays golf and composes wistful poetry
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SHOPPING FOR DEATH

Through the shimmering city heat the shrilltongued woman stalked her own doom. At the butcher's, at the grocer's, she went
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London Letter

Should Elizabeth Live Abroad?

THAT eminent statesman, imperialist and cricket enthusiast, the Rt. Hon. R. G. Menzies, the Prime Minister of Australia, has suggested that a royal residence should be built for the Royal Family in his homeland. It would he a home away from home for them and thus the Queen of England would be in residence there, when she chose, as the Queen of Australia.
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