April 22, 1961

A young Canadian adventurer's African diary 1617

A young Canadian adventurer's African diary

As I DROVE UP THE HILL past the Casbah, the damp spots on the streets of Algiers were drying under the morning sun. When I reached that traffic circle high up from the harbor and looked back on the sea. I couldn’t help wondering how long it would be before I'd see something wet again.
First scientific study: What television does to children 3031

First scientific study: What television does to children

Here are the questions most parents have asked about television's ability to harm the young, and the answers given by a survey of 6,000 children
I worked for Adolf Eichmann 3435

I worked for Adolf Eichmann

FOR ALMOST TWO YEARS I was a secretary in one of the efficient offices Adolf Eichmann organized in Nazi-occupied countries to transact his infamous business: the extermination of Jews. I was employed in the division called, with grim Nazi logic, THE CENTRAL OFFICE FOR THE SOLUTION OF THE JEWISH QUESTION IN BOHEMIA AND MORAVIA.
The French Revolution, QUEBEC 1961 2021

The French Revolution, QUEBEC 1961

Premier Jean Lesage and the Young Turks of his Liberal cabinet are breaking up the two-century-old cartel of church and state that ruled Quebec until 1960
A LIVELIER LIFE FOR THE AGED 2223

A LIVELIER LIFE FOR THE AGED

The elderly have a right to work, play and go wrong in their own way — that's what keeps them young, says a busy man of seventy
MY FIRST NEGRO 3031

MY FIRST NEGRO

On this young writer's first day in boarding school there was a Negro sitting next to him in class. At first he wasn't even sure the boy was a Negro — but as it turned, out, it was lucky for the Negro that he was
THE LADY WITH A MISSION 3233

THE LADY WITH A MISSION

IN THE HARBOR AT HONG KONG lies Yaumati, a floating city whose forty thousand inhabitants live, work, beget and die aboard their junks and sampans. Many are refugees literally crowded out of the Chinese mainland, desperate families with nowhere else to go.
The man who was too native for the Native Sons 2223

The man who was too native for the Native Sons

BERNARD GLAUM joined the Native Sons of Canada in 1957 when he was forty-one. The Sons were twenty-six and at the nadir of their fortunes. Their membership had shrunk from a peak of 150,000, which it had reached in the mid-1950s, to around 1,100 (a more accurate estimate is unavailable, since the Sons don’t give out figures now), and they were seldom heard from by the public.
A DOCTOR'S CASE FOR PRIVATE MEDICINE 3637

A DOCTOR'S CASE FOR PRIVATE MEDICINE

A RECENT SURVEY by the Canadian Institute of Public Opinion showed that a majority of Canadians favored socialized medicine. But in reply to the question “What do you understand by socialized medicine?” forty-two percent of those polled wouldn’t even hazard a guess.
The unsinkable Charlotte Whitton 2829

The unsinkable Charlotte Whitton

has popped to the surface in Ottawa politics again — with the opposition of everyone in town but just enough of the voters. Here Ralph Allen discovers how
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