September 15, 1956

Backstage at Ottawa

Backstage at Ottawa

Articles

The secret war of Charles Goodeve

Mailbag

Mailbag

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Backstage at Ottawa

Backstage at Ottawa

Ross Thatcher’s glum conversion
The secret war of Charles Goodeve 2425
Articles

The secret war of Charles Goodeve

CONCLUSION: The weapons of tomorrow
Mailbag 9091
Mailbag

Mailbag

What makes people smart?
She didn’t care what people thought... 2829
Fiction

She didn’t care what people thought...

...she just liked to be natural. Mordish had never looked at it that way, but he found it surprisingly easy to learn
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Parade

Parade

Wanted: teachers! Sex no handicap
What will Fowler say about TV? 1011
Articles

What will Fowler say about TV?

A year ago he couldn’t have cared less about television. Now, as head of the Royal Commission on Broadcasting Robert Fowler will help chart its future course. Here’s a repprt on the man — and what he’s likely to suggest
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Maclean’s Movies

The Solid Gold Cadillac: Judy Holliday, younger and prettier than the character in the stage production, is no less amusing in her custom-tailored role as warmhearted Little Miss Nobody who tangles with a squad of big-business bandits. Paul Douglas is a bewildered tycoon who finds himself fighting stalwartly at her side.
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Editorial

You can't tell a political party without a program

Many non-socialists have been rejoicing at the CCF’s declaration, during its Winnipeg convention, that private enterprise ought not only to he tolerated but encouraged and that state ownership—to quote Premier Tommy Douglas of Saskatchewan —“is not the only means of enriching the lives of the people.”
Frank Merrill’s winning way with horses 2627
Articles

Frank Merrill’s winning way with horses

When they can’t run a lick for his rivals he patches up their pains and turns them into winners. Here’s how a strange blend of soft heart and hard head made this Canadian the continent’s top trainer
The life and death mystery of your liver 2425

The life and death mystery of your liver

THIS IS WHAT THEY’RE DOING TO FIND THE ANSWERS
MAJ.-GEN. J. M. Rockingham tells about The day I dined on “jackeroo” stew 4243
My most memorable meal: No. 4

MAJ.-GEN. J. M. Rockingham tells about The day I dined on “jackeroo” stew

At seventeen, having just left school, I found myself as a “jackeroo” in Western Australia. A jackeroo is a young man learning to run a sheep or mixed station in Australia. He gets practically no pay but lives with the family instead of with the rest of the hired hands.
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Articles

Why we’re getting more disastrous hurricanes

Once we thought hurricanes belonged to the tropics. But we’ve had ten in three years and weather scientists suspect that’s not all. Here’s a disturbing report on
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IN THE editors’ confidence

IN THE editors’ confidence

Two novels coming up—meet our winners
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