August 16, 1958

TWENTY-NINE CANADIAN CAPITALISTS BRING BACK An unusual new view of Russia 2021
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TWENTY-NINE CANADIAN CAPITALISTS BRING BACK An unusual new view of Russia

Recently a party of leading executives toured the Soviet, each looking hard at his own industry. They were impressed and disturbed. This report tells why
Report from the Mediterranean tinderbox 1213
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Report from the Mediterranean tinderbox

After five weeks in the rebellion-torn Middle East a distinguished Maclean’s editor examines the men and the motives at war there
How to win friends and really learn French (or English) 2223
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How to win friends and really learn French (or English)

A little-known scheme called Visites Interprovinciales has cracked the secret: learn the other language by living with it. Does it work? Look at the astounding spectacle of the French-speaking Tories from Toronto who helped take Quebec
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The streets of Canada

KING

The people of Saint John, N.B., stand on King to look at the past and into the future. Here Loyalists spurned Benedict Arnold. Here Maritimers built the world’s fastest schooners. Here are monuments to Fundy’s elegant golden age and visions of a new one
The awful revelations of a streetcar driver 2627
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The awful revelations of a streetcar driver

This is the harrowing story of a lonely man’s ordeal among demented drivers, wise guys and livestock on Toronto’s toughest line. If you’ve ever ridden a fifty-two seater you’ll be shaken by
The stage manager who looks like a star 1819
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The stage manager who looks like a star

GRANIA MORTIMER’S svelte glamour doesn’t show on stage —she’s in the wings unsnarling the traffic with a confident ease that’s won her rating as Canada’s best backstage boss
Canada hates single women 89
For the sake of argument

Canada hates single women

Not long ago I exchanged notes with a thirtyish female television producer in Toronto about the hazards of being a spinster in Canada. “The most tedious part of it,” she said, “is forever being forced to parry that impertinent question, Why isn’t an attractive woman like you married?’ When I say it’s because I don’t want to get married they look at me as though I had two heads.”
I accuse Nagy’s murderers 1011
London Letter

I accuse Nagy’s murderers

If any Canadian visitors to London had been in Westminster Hall on a recent day in July they would have seen a collection of MPs making their way to what is known as the grand committee room. The occasion was the showing of a film called Hungary Aflame which, according to custom, had to be sponsored by three MPs.
The hit-and-miss fight to find the truth 23
BACKSTAGE IN THE MIDDLE EAST

The hit-and-miss fight to find the truth

Not for the first time the title of this column is embarrassing to a hit-and-run reporter. To be accurate, it should be not Backstage but Second Balcony in the Middle East. And that raises a fair question: What can a man learn from a quick visit to places he has seldom or never seen before, and where he cannot speak the language of the people? Wouldn’t he be just as wise staying quietly at home and reading the New York Times? Obviously his dispatches will be something less than infallible.
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Mailbag

Mailbag

Are housewives doing a sloppy job? Modern art a hoax? Most letter writers say yes Will success spoil Wayne and Shuster?
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