November 8, 1958

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Holiday weekend in Quebec City

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When Vancouver turned back the Sikhs

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THE HOLDUP

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Holiday weekend in Quebec City

A writer who was there when Churchill met Roosevelt in Quebec returns for a holiday steeped in history, spiced with Gallic gaiety and haute cuisine, and set off by the romantic skyline of Canada’s most charming city
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When Vancouver turned back the Sikhs

For sixty days in 1914 a shipload of would-be Indian immigrants was held just off shore by an angry province determined to “stay white.” They fought off police, struggled in the courts, gave up when menaced by the navy, but left behind a legacy of death
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THE HOLDUP

It happened in a bank, and Uncle Beinish was holding the gun when the police came running — into the most cockeyed snafu that ever turned a detective grey
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Our airborne Maginot Line

is already the most colossal defense system in history. But while the planners draft massive additions, skeptics insist we're arming for the wrong war
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EXPROPRIATION: the fear and the facts

In this fast-building country expropriation is hitting property holders in new thousands and becoming an ominous bogey to the rest. These misunderstood laws do usurp some private rights. Here's what they can — and can't—do to you
Courtroom secrets of a master lawyer 3233
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Courtroom secrets of a master lawyer

Next to Perry Mason, Joe Cohen probably rings more switches on the law than any criminal lawyer in the business. What if his legal sleight of hand sets a guilty client free? Cohen calls that “a healthy situation”
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Nothing succeeds like Charles Templeton

Since his tortured decision to leave the church he’s been hailed as television’s brightest new find. But he’s been hailed before — as a halfback, sports cartoonist, boy evangelist, playwright, author — and now he’s thinking about politics
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life is better in Britain

This spring and early summer circumstances at last made it possible for me to revisit the Old Country. Ostensibly I went for a rest and a change, but also because I had been so long on this continent I was afraid I was losing my perspective. In England I discovered that this fear was well-founded.
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The “royal family” of the Laurentians

When young Lucile Wheeler brought a world ski crown back to St. Jovite she set the seal on her adventurous family’s achievements as pioneers in winter sport, aviation and the gentle art of snaring tourists
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Have the insects got us licked?

There are two million kinds of them. They kill forests, eat crops and spread plague. We're fighting back with DDT and newer poisons— we've even enlisted radiation—but they're getting wilier and tougher
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