In the critical and spotlit weeks of the Paris summit meeting the fate of the West may hang on an unknown quantity — the strengths or weaknesses of U. S. state secretary Christian Herter. A Canadian analyst in Washington tells why the man who will step out from the late John Foster Dulles’ heavy shadow is no rubber-stamp errand boy. as many reporters say. He is a strong man in a quiet way.By C. Knowlton Nash15 min
Twelve days after World War II ended, RCN Lieutenant Ian Alcock was still dodging the patrols of a defeated enemy in the reeking Malayan jungle. By a near-miracle of endurance, he survived to tell this true storyBy TERENCE ROBERTSON14 min
Soon science will be able to breed human beings to order: bigger, stronger, handsomer, more intelligent. Creating supermen could be mankind’s greatest adventure but it poses unhears-of risksBy N. J. BERRILL Zoology Professor, McGill University14 min
I HAVE MANAGED just about every type of hotel from the stately old King Edward in Toronto to a hotel colony in the West Indies, including the Welland House in St. Catharines, Ont., the Royal Connaught in Hamilton, and the Hotel Des Pays-Bas in Utrecht, Holland.
Leukemia — cancer of the blood and bone marrow — is a killer. Today, a new treatment is helping some victims to survive. Here a famous Canadian tells how this little-known discovery has kept him alive, and describes the hope it may hold for othersBy J.A.D. McCURDY11 min
My wife's mad about antiques. But don't feel sorry for me—I scour old barns for fresh discoveries and act as a pack mule, but I never pay more than twenty dollars for a gift that will make her forgive me for anythingBy KEN JOHNSTONE10 min
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