This is the story of the richest ground on earth and what it did to the men who found it and the tens of thousands who stampeded on their heels. recreates the blind fever, knavery and occasional heroism of the last, and greatest, international gold rush, inBy PIERRE BERTON40 min
In these days of swift scientific and social change adults as well as school children need to keep studying to keep up with the world. Here’s some scientific advice for both groupsBy Janice Tyrwhitt17 min
With Jake and his side-kick due soon on television, people who’ve fallen for their prairie guile in Maclean’s and on radio are overdue for an introduction to their creator. This is W. O. Mitchell: part Kid, part author, part oddballBy McKenzie Porter16 min
Enroute from BAGHDAD THE QUESTIONS people ask of a traveler from the Middle East are sensible and apparently simple: What exactly was the Western alliance trying to do, when U. S. Marines landed in Lebanon and British paratroopers in Jordan with French warships anchored off Beirut?
We publish above a rare old photograph of Mr. Pierre Berton taken during his halycon days in the Klondike. The fact that Berton spent his formative years within rifle shot of Bonanza Creek, where George Carmack made the famous discovery described in the story beginning on page 13, has something to do with the articles we're publishing about the great international gold rush of 1897-98—but not as much as you might think.
Why did the seven-million-dollar football industry hand unheard-of power this season to a crusty Winnipeg corporation lawyer who has been an amateur sport official most of his life? It's no mystery when you meet Syd Halter in actionBy TRENT FRAYNE15 min
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