February 18, 1956

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PENFIELD

He once shunned medicine, now he’s the foremost explorer of the human brain, Born in the U. S., he’s hailed as the “greatest living Canadian.” A scientist, he wrote a popular novel. But Dr. Wilder Penfield says his work has just begun
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How long will Clifford Williams stay in jail?

He had no money and no lawyer. He got twenty-eight years for his first offense —far worse than a life sentence. Here is a dramatic example of the inequalities that exist in Canadian justice
The costly folly of our defense policy 2021

The costly folly of our defense policy

Our military experts, he insists, are repeating the classic tragedy of the Chinese Wall by spending astronomical sums on DEW Line and other continental radar screens that can never really protect us
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Animals can talk

ONE OF man’s greatest distinctions, so men say, is our power of speech. Certainly we love to hear the sound of our own voice and rarely do we really listen to anyone else’s. Perhaps if we talked less and listened more we might realize that many other species speak besides ourselves, although in their own ways and in their own time.
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The campus that covers province

When the University of Alberta goes on the roacl no destination is too remote to reach and no subject too remote to teach. Attendance prizes have ranged from sweet music to gopher poison
A gold cup for Fair Lady 1819

A gold cup for Fair Lady

The loveliest little mare, she was, belonging to Bogeen, him that loved her but with a fear put in him by that scoundrel, the Hon. Chairman of our handicapping committee. Broke we’d be if she lost — and that’s why we had to do what we did
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BEVERLEY BAXTER IN CANADA

My holiday at the TV set
Mailbag 67

Mailbag

When is a book obscene?
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BACKSTAGE AT OTTAWA

Wheat, gas and Tory hopes
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