February 2, 1957

Parade 5657
Parade

Parade

How do you dial in the moon?
The challenge ahead for John Diefenbaker 23
Editorial

The challenge ahead for John Diefenbaker

It came as no surprise to the connoisseurs of that modern political phenomenon, the TV Convention, that the image the Progressive Conservative Party presented to the nation during its recent Ottawa rally was distorted, fuzzy and baffling.
Blair Fraser reports from Baghded 1213

Blair Fraser reports from Baghded

“NOWHERE IN THE WORLD IS THERE A LIVELIER DANGER OF WAR," HE SAYS AND THAT’S WHY CANADA HAS A UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY FOR STATESMANSHIP IN THE MIDDLE EAST
Maclean's Movies 2425
Maclean's Movies

Maclean's Movies

CLYDE GILMOUR
Will they solve the riddle of the Athabaska tar sands? 1819

Will they solve the riddle of the Athabaska tar sands?

The world’s largest oil supply is locked within these strange deposits. Nobody has successfully tapped it. Now another company is taking the gamble — to the tune of $ millions. Can it succeed where so many failed?
My most memorable meal: No. 14 4041
My most memorable meal: No. 14

My most memorable meal: No. 14

Trout fillets in Chile
What you see and how you see 1415

What you see and how you see

You think sight is one sense that can't deceive you, but it can and often does. Here is why different people see things differently-and same go blind with perfect eyesight
What those old sayings really mean 4849
What those old sayings really mean

What those old sayings really mean

Speak of some person in his absence, and the odds are that the very next person yon encounter won't be him. When you have a cold just take plenty of good stiff exercise, and in no time at all you'll feel a whole lot worse. Mixing your drinks can cause you some trouble, but what can really knock you for a loop is lapping up too many of them.
The calmest little bombshall on Broadway 1617

The calmest little bombshall on Broadway

Diana van der Vlis hit the Great White Way with a splash few girls even dream about . . . star of a hit play, rich movie contract, talk of the town. Everybody’s excited about it except Diana
Little lies have become big business 45
FOR THE SAKE OF Argument

Little lies have become big business

The Big Lie—the technique used by Hitler to mislead millions—became largely discredited with the demise of its masters. Rut the fashion in hypocrisy has merely changed: today we are in the era of the Little. or Shortterm. lie. The idea of the new technique is this: if you can make enough people believe a falsehood for just long enough to achieve your aim, it doesn’t matter if you are eventually found out —especially if the aim is an innocent one, or not really very harmful.
IN THE editors’ confidence 5455
IN THE editors’ confidence

IN THE editors’ confidence

Our New Faces of 1956
Where are Russia’s allies? 45
London Letter

Where are Russia’s allies?

It is a long-established custom to speak well of the dead, but not even a professional flatterer could drop many compliments on the grave of the recently deceased year of 1956. Certainly as far as the nations of Europe are concerned there can be nothing but relief in welcoming the infant New Year of 1957, mewling and puking in the arms of Father Time.
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