November 24, 1956

How Percy Williams swept the Olympic sprints 3233

How Percy Williams swept the Olympic sprints

The Vancouver schoolboy outsped the world's top runners and became the toast of Canada. When injury ended his career everyone mourned - except Williams. Why? Because "I didn't like running"
The double cross 2829

The double cross

Mrs. Ramsey knew what she wanted. In a few minutes the bomb would explode. The plan was perfect, except for
Bill Zeckendorf 1011

Bill Zeckendorf

A New York realtor with the tongue-crackling name of William Zeckendorf burst into Canadian headlines last month with his plan to upheave downtown Montreal. Few Canadians had ever heard of him before. But city dwellers across Canada will be hearing a great deal about him in the future, as his potent brand of realestate magic chisels a new face for much of urban Canada.
The Junior League joins the world ... 3031

The Junior League joins the world ...

For years, in an atmosphere of canapés and cocktails, these wives and daughters of the rich played at doing good. But they stopped pretending. Now they’re elbow deep in everything from dishwater to Debussy
Why the Conservatives are swinging to Diefenbaker 3031

Why the Conservatives are swinging to Diefenbaker

BLAIR FRASER TELLS
The weed that gourmets go for 3435

The weed that gourmets go for

Indians called it mano’min (good berry) and risked their scalps for it. Today food lovers still covet the wild rice of central Canada and enshrine it on the world’s most expensive menus
FOR THE SAKE OF Argument 45

FOR THE SAKE OF Argument

I’m in favor of censorship
London Letter 67

London Letter

Should Britain federate with Europe?
Backstage at on«*« 89

Backstage at on«*«

Has Ottawa broken Duplessis’ grip on Quebec’s universities?
A priceless photo collection finds a home 1415

A priceless photo collection finds a home

Maclean’s marks the hundredth anniversary of William Notman by helping to house his famous collection at McGill and make half a million irreplaceable portraits and views available to scholars
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