November 5, 1960

RUTH HEMINGWAY LINDBERGH MONROE FOUR AMERICAN HEROES 3435
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RUTH HEMINGWAY LINDBERGH MONROE FOUR AMERICAN HEROES

Lindbergh was the sixty-seventh man to fly the Atlantic. Ruth ended as a castoff. Miss Monroe is OK with women. Hemingway was hailed by men who couldn't read. This is how and why America made them heroes
A SEARCH FOR AMERICAN EXCELLENCE 1617
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A SEARCH FOR AMERICAN EXCELLENCE

MACLEAN'S HERE GOES AGAINST THE GRAIN OF MOST OF WHAT IS SAID AND WRITTEN ABOUT AMERICA TODAY. THIS REPORT LOOKS NOT FOR THE WORST BUT THE BEST, AND FINDS AMONG THE FAMILIAR FAULTS SOME UNFAMILIAR AND ENLIVENING STRENGTHS
WHERE THE AMERICAN NEGRO STANDS IN THE BLACK MAN'S WORLD 2021
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WHERE THE AMERICAN NEGRO STANDS IN THE BLACK MAN'S WORLD

Despite slums, discrimination, even brutality, he has risen far above black men in any other country
FADS: THE FROTH ON THE FACE OF AMERICA 2829
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FADS: THE FROTH ON THE FACE OF AMERICA

Last year it was jamming college boys into phone booths. This year it’s trampoline parks. Next it’s going to be bed-racing and after that it’s anybody’s guess. Here, at last, is a reliable guide to the absolutely unnecessary things Americans will buy or do - as long as everybody else in the country is hooked too
THE MISJUDGMENT OF AMERICA 2425
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THE MISJUDGMENT OF AMERICA

America has earned the gratitude of the free world, and is being repaid by dislike. From Britain one of the great historians of the English language looks at the reasons, and says the tide will turn if the world — and the United States itself — will come to a realization of America’s true strength Any Westerner who thinks at all about world affairs must be conscious today of what the West owes to America in our time.
It’s the U.S. or us 1011
For the sake of argument

It’s the U.S. or us

The Americanization of Canada— by which I mean the swamping of our national purpose by that of the United States and of our habits by a state of mind totally American — has been such a subconscious process on our part, and such an unmalicious one on theirs, that no reasonable man could call it a conquest.
THE INCREDIBLE WOMEN OF MADISON AVENUEWHAT IT COSTS TO OUT-MAN MEN 2021
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THE INCREDIBLE WOMEN OF MADISON AVENUEWHAT IT COSTS TO OUT-MAN MEN

They are under 45, earn over $30,000, and succeed excess. Not despite their sex, but because of it
The damned and exalted canyon called Wall Street 2425
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The damned and exalted canyon called Wall Street

A 7-block alley in Manhattan is hated, envied or idolized around the world. This is the financial centre of the earth: The damned and exalted canyon called WALL STREET
AN AMERICAN'S LAST WORD 3637
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AN AMERICAN'S LAST WORD

A different view of the Americanization of Canada
The Americanization of Europe seen from the lighter side 1415
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The Americanization of Europe seen from the lighter side

London—Thanks to the 7.30 p.m. curtain, it was still early when we left Her Majesty's after a return visit to West Side Story. Bemused by the effect of the knife-wielding young punks of New York on the dressy English crowd (“Heavens!” I heard one woman say.
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