March 16, 1957

History’s biggest quiz show 2223

History’s biggest quiz show

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 world
Parade 6869
Parade

Parade

What Russians like about Canada
What I saw on a Red election day 1819

What I saw on a Red election day

"I stood at the village polling booths and talked to voters in the freest election behind the Iron Curtain.” Here's how free the Poles really are and what the West can do about it
Mailbag 6465
Mailbag

Mailbag

The case of Mom Whyte’s kids
"Big moments I remember" 2021

"Big moments I remember"

Me and my family. . . the story of the Conachers PART II
Maclean’s Movies 2829
Maclean’s Movies

Maclean’s Movies

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.
The terrible price of a red carpet 23
Editorial

The terrible price of a red carpet

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.
The changing face of Canada 1011

The changing face of Canada

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 look
Why don’t we brag about maple syrup? 2425

Why don’t we brag about maple syrup?

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 ask
My most memorable meal: No. 17 3637
My most memorable meal: No. 17

My most memorable meal: No. 17

tells about A dinner in the dust of disaster
Their job is other people’s business 2627

Their job is other people’s business

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 Canadians
Here's the house you'll live in tomorrow 5657

Here's the house you'll live in tomorrow

With atomic power Self-contained sewage Sugar-coated walls A bed in a cupboard
She’s TV’s first Atlantic commuter 1617

She’s TV’s first Atlantic commuter

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?
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