May 23, 1959

Bruce Hutchison visits ZSA ZSA GABOR 1617
ARTICLES

Bruce Hutchison visits ZSA ZSA GABOR

On the prowl in movieland, for a new series for Maclean’s, this dignified historian started out by dropping in on a sex goddess. He departed neither sadder nor wiser, but it was one of the most memorable interviews since W. C. Fields met Mae West
A Montreal psychiatrist claims SELF-HYPNOSIS 2223
ARTICLES

A Montreal psychiatrist claims SELF-HYPNOSIS

Most people shudder at the idea of being hypnotize But a few have discovered that under medical guidance they use a European method of self-hypnosis to ea worries, increase useful energy and break bad habits. It's ev credited with helping cure alcoholis
Mailbag 45

Mailbag

If religion is taught in school, why not slavery? “A Washington lobby: just the answer" Should a police commissioner be allowed to resign?
Leslie Frost’s masquerade as the common man 1213
ARTICLES

Leslie Frost’s masquerade as the common man

Next to Diefenbaker, he’s the nation's most important politician. For ten years he's steered his Ontario Tories through scandal and sheer adulation, and yet he remains the nation's least-known major figure. How—and why—does he do it?
BREAKOUT at Amiens Prison 2627
ARTICLES

BREAKOUT at Amiens Prison

In February 1944 two men who never met planned and executed one of the most brilliant, bizarre and tragic jail breaks in history. One was Dominic Ponchardier, a twenty-six-year-old, wild-looking Frenchman, whose unkempt exterior masked stubborn courage and an unshakable faith in Allied victory.
Parade 7273

Parade

So much for the Samaritan
CAN WE AVOID A SHOOTING BATTLE FOR BERLIN? 2021
ARTICLES

CAN WE AVOID A SHOOTING BATTLE FOR BERLIN?

The new battle for Berlin, now opening on the diplomatic front, is a tougher challenge in some ways than the bloody campaign of 1945. Just back from Germany, a seasoned reporter weighs the West’s chances in this crucial Cold War clash
How do you get to be a magazine editor? 7071
IN THE EDITORS’ CONFIDENCE

How do you get to be a magazine editor?

The other day a bright-eyed highschool student turned up and asked what he’d have to do to become a magazine editor. We said we weren’t quite sure. “Aren't there any new editors on Maclean’s?” he pressed. We told him there are a couple of fairly new ones, Preview editor Peter Gzowski and copy editor Hal Tennant, and a brandnew one, west - coast editor Ray Gardner.
A LOOK AT TOMORROW IN TERMS OF TODAY 0_21
PREVIEW

A LOOK AT TOMORROW IN TERMS OF TODAY

The search for Canada's oldest heroes Expect lots of mosquitoes at your cottage
The night of terror we’ll never forget 1819
ARTICLES

The night of terror we’ll never forget

The children were alone when the bandits came. With guns in hand, they waited for us. When they took me away to open the supermarket safe, the leader said to my wife: "Take a good look at your husband. It may be the last time...”
Could help you beat your tensions 2223

Could help you beat your tensions

Across my desk the young man looked tense and determined. Even more tense and more determined than a young, under-forty executive needed to look. “Doctor, I understand hypnosis can stop my drinking.” He obviously wanted to say more so I didn’t interrupt.
Maclean’s Movies 3031
Maclean’s Movies

Maclean’s Movies

CARLTON - BROWNE OF THE F.O.: Terry - Thomas (right) as a baffled bumbler from the United Kingdom's foreign office and Thorley Walters as a majestically incompetent colonel are both funny fellows in this wacky British comedy, which carries the trademark of the makers of Private’s Progress and Brothers in Law.
Why shouldn’t our pensioners live in the sun? 45
Editorial

Why shouldn’t our pensioners live in the sun?

Every few years some political party terrifies the wealthier citizens of Canada by urging a further boost in the old-age pension, on the ground that no elderly person can possibly live on the stipend he is getting. Whenever this happens, anguished editorials point out that the old-age pension was never intended as a living wage, that it is only supposed to be a supplement to personal savings, and that any further increase will tumble us into bankruptcy, inflation, ruination and the welfare state.
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