It will involve five thousand scientists from fifty nations last eighteen months cost 300 million dollars and its answers may change all human life. Here's the story behind the coming scientific blitz on the mysteries of the worldBy McKenzie Porter18 min
BEST BET The Great Man: Moon-faced old Ed Wynn in a brief noncomic role almost steals the show from José Ferrer, the star, director and co-scripter, in this sardonic and literate Hollywood satire on the broadcasting industry. Ferrer appears as a newsman assigned to put together a worshipful “biography in sound” of a dead radio-TV idol whose true identity as a human monster must be concealed from the customers at all costs.By CLYDE GILMOUR3 min
There has been a lot of talk recently about the “free world,” as opposed to the slave world. It is a glib phrase, used by Western politicians, and like most glib phrases it is, to say the least, inexact. Recently the head of state of the largest and wealthiest nation in the free world greeted the head of state of a smaller nation in the free world.
We’re building at the greatest rate in our history, and spending $7 billion a year. Are we getting our money’s worth? Here's the renaissance that experts say will give us a completely new lookBy Peter C. Newman14 min
Pioneers lived on it, outsiders rave about it, it costs peanuts to produce and it’s a $13-million windfall to farmers. But we neglect whole forests that could treble our output while gourmets askBy Frank Croft14 min
They’ll stall pests, track you like Holmes in an emergency and even get you up on time. They’re the girls of the telephone-answering services who intercept calls for more than thirty thousand busy CanadiansBy CHARLES MEREDITH12 min
Elaine Grand hops the big pond to emcee a seventy-thousand-dollar spectacular as easily as most people take a bus to work. What’s she got that makes her Canadian TV’s most wanted woman?By Barbara Moon11 min
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