October 22, 1960

You can so drive to Nicaragua 2627
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You can so drive to Nicaragua

Officials told her it was impossible—they said the Inter-American Highway from Alaska to Argentina was just an imaginary red line in a mapmaker’s mind. But this B.C. housewife defied bandits, washouts, jungle tracks and border guards to prove them wrong
How Britain’s National Health Service works 2425
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How Britain’s National Health Service works

A Canadian reporter, newly arrived with his young family, takes a hard look at the system that Britons no longer call “socialized medicine”
The prisoner of Bordeaux 1415
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The prisoner of Bordeaux

A SANE MAN’S THREE YEARS IN A PRISON MADHOUSE
Epitaph on a small fleet: the brave corvettes 3031
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Epitaph on a small fleet: the brave corvettes

They were the least glamorous of warships—too small, too clumsy, their crews too green. But in the bitter struggle for the Atlantic, they were too tough to quit
The advantages of being black 1819
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The advantages of being black

It’s true the two races are not equal— but some of the inequalities are in the black man’s favor. This is a report on Negro superiority and its reasons
JACK McCARTAN: the one-man American invasion of big-time hockey 2829
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JACK McCARTAN: the one-man American invasion of big-time hockey

Previous Yanks in the NHL failed to crack the normal Canadian monopoly because American fans didn’t care—but that was before the U.S. won an Olympic title. Now it will be different, if the rookie goaltender is as good as he looks
Jack Pickersgill’s third contentious life on Parliament Hill 2021
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Jack Pickersgill’s third contentious life on Parliament Hill

1937-53: the most powerful backstage figure in Ottawa 1953-57: the most derided minister in the cabinet 1957-60: the deadliest marksman in opposition
We Jews are almost as bad as the Gentiles 1011
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We Jews are almost as bad as the Gentiles

I was brought up in a ghetto. And, as I recall it, we used to apply a peculiar standard to all men and events. "Is it good for the Jews?” By this test we interpreted the policies of Mackenzie King and the Stanley Cup playoffs and earthquakes in Japan.
The brightening outlook for CHILDLESS COUPLES 2829
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The brightening outlook for CHILDLESS COUPLES

People who’d like to have children but can’t are the subject of increasing study by medical investigators. Here’s a report on recent findings
The lost lore of childhood 3233
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The lost lore of childhood

Ways and words that once grew wild in any corner lot are withering under cultivation by little league coaches and TV pitchmen
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