November 21, 1959

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MONTY VERSUS IKE

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I watched the Titanic rescue

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My part in the Stratford adventure

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MONTY VERSUS IKE

A new report on the war’s most successful and turbulent military partnership
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I watched the Titanic rescue

The Carpathia was the first ship to reach the spot where the “unsinkable” Titanic went down in 1912. The author—later captain of both the Queen Mary and the Queen Elizabeth—was Carpathia’s second officer. He recalls the frantic rescue dash through icebergs and the grief of the survivors when it was learned fifteen hundred had drowned
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My part in the Stratford adventure

With flashing Irish wit and a disarming frankness, the great director who guided the beginnings of the Stratford Shakespearean Festival recalls the inspiration and desperation, the gloomy prophecies, the birth pangs and the starry successes that were recorded as an impossible dream became triumphant reality

The Fraser SIX HUNDRED MILES OF SAVAGE FORCE 2021
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The Fraser SIX HUNDRED MILES OF SAVAGE FORCE

Canada’s most remorseless torrent, the hurtling, roaring Fraser seems hostile to man and all his works. Yet Fraser salmon support a huge fishing industry; Fraser silt has created one of our richest farming areas; and Fraser gold attracted the men whose descendants built British Columbia
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THE MYSTERY OF THE “MICE FROM THE SKY”

WHAT EXACTLY ARE LEMMINGS? HOW DO THEY LIVE? WHY DO THEY COMMIT MASS SUICIDE?
How to lie your way to the Grey cup 2829
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How to lie your way to the Grey cup

On the eve of the big game the coaches follow an almost invariable formula: if the team is healthy, say it’s dying; if it’s dying, say it’s healthy. They practise this innocent deceit in the name of psychology and sometimes it works
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The "secret society" that saves marriages

Anonymous as secret agents, the one thousand unpaid counselors of Britain’s National Marriage Guidance Council have a solid record of pulling marriages back from the brink of divorce, How do they do it? Strangely enough, by rarely doing anything
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How I sell pretty nearly everything

I manage a supermarket. While handling everything from eggs to golf balls, I find I’m also running a guided tour for customers who are so fascinated by the business they even count the cars in my parking lot
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The Grey Cup—and football— are strictly for the birds

When Ronnie Knox, the brilliant if sometimes erratic young quarterback who was being paid $1.250 a game by Toronto Argonauts. suddenly announced one day this fall that he was quitting football for keeps he took the opportunity to deliver a scathing indictment of the sport.
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a plan to protect our savings against inflation

Pensions and retirement income that people worked hard to prepare in the Thirties have almost been wiped out by the shrinking value of the dollar. Unless the government will sell “indexed annuities,” says this expert, the pensions a new generation now looks forward to will be practically worthless
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