September 10, 1960

WE’RE BREATHING IN THE CHEMICAL GARBAGE OF A COMPLEX CIVILIZATION 1617
AIR

WE’RE BREATHING IN THE CHEMICAL GARBAGE OF A COMPLEX CIVILIZATION

Smog is already killing thousands every year and it’s getting worse-
WE’RE BLIGHTING OUR RIVERS AND LAKES WITH THE WASTES OF MAN AND FACTORY 1617
WATER

WE’RE BLIGHTING OUR RIVERS AND LAKES WITH THE WASTES OF MAN AND FACTORY

Montreal is an island in a sea of sewage-from which it gets its water supply
The twisted trail that led to the telephone 2425
THE LIFE OF ALEXANDER GRAHAM BELL

The twisted trail that led to the telephone

At 26 Bell patented a since-forgotten device called the multiple telegraph. Cable companies weren't interested. Then, one afternoon in 1875, Bell and a fellow worker became the first human beings to hear the tones and overtones of a sound transmitted by electricity
WE’RE POISONING OURSELVES WITH PESTICIDES, PRESERVATIVES AND “IMPROVERS” 1415
FOOD

WE’RE POISONING OURSELVES WITH PESTICIDES, PRESERVATIVES AND “IMPROVERS”

We add only tiny quantities of poison to our food, but no one knows what quantity is “safe”—and meanwhile, degenerative diseases are on the rise
ANATOMY OF A HORSE RACE 2021
ARTICLES

ANATOMY OF A HORSE RACE

Anita’s Son is a big Irish-bred four-year-old colt, owned by Lanson Farm, a large Ontario stable. His body and head are the color of milk chocolate. His legs are black. On his left front and right hind ankles are splashes of white. There is a white triangle, point down, on his forehead.
Joyce Davidson 1819
MARIKA ROBERT DISCOVERS

Joyce Davidson

The glamorous television interviewer may not be able to clown, dance, sing or act, but she's as far from being a dumb blonde as she is from being the plain girl next door
We’re not being fair to West Germany 89
For the sake of argument

We’re not being fair to West Germany

While I was on the staff of the Canadian Embassy in Bonn (1954-58) my main task was to study and report on the German political scene. 1 then thought that the Canadian press gave too glossy a picture of Adenauer's new Germany, and I did what I could to point out the blemishes to visiting reporters.
Memories of a Stratford press agent 2829
ARTICLES

Memories of a Stratford press agent

What does the distinguished Shakespearean festival look like when you’re there to ballyhoo it, not to watch it?
MAILBAG 45
COMMENT

MAILBAG

How a sports writer covered the Far East / “No segregation” in Shelley, B.C.
Canada finally joins the Western Hemisphere 1011
U.S. REPORT

Canada finally joins the Western Hemisphere

WASHINGTON — In the storeroom of a magnificent white - marble building in Washington, there’s a chair with Canada’s name on it. The building, which has an openair tropical garden that can be covered in the winter with a glass roof, is the House of the Americas, headquarters of the Organization of American States.
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