November 4, 1961

WORK ADDICTION 1213

WORK ADDICTION

—The habit that rules the men who rule the rat race
A NEW LOOK AT THE GREAT LAKES 1617

A NEW LOOK AT THE GREAT LAKES

They’re a new Mediterranean for ten million people. But for the scientists of the Great Lakes Institute they’re an unexplored inland sea now beginning to yield some ominous secrets. All five lakes are slowly destroying themselves. We’re speeding the wreckage by making them “the greatest dumping ground in North America”
THE WEST INDIANS: OUR LONELIEST IMMIGRANTS 2627

THE WEST INDIANS: OUR LONELIEST IMMIGRANTS

Most of them are women without men. Some are men without hope. Almost all are permanent strangers in a white land that offers neither rebuff nor welcome. A visiting West Indian Negro reports on the sad handful of compatriots who got through the screen of our immigration policy to live here in exile
WHY I STOLE A LUXURY LINER 1617

WHY I STOLE A LUXURY LINER

Just ten months ago twenty-four armed men took over the Portuguese liner Santa Maria. They played tag with navies and air forces across half the Atlantic. They were the hottest news story in the world. Then they were forgotten. This is the log of their hairbreadth cruise as the rebel — or pirate? — captain lived it
A FALL OF BIRDS 2021

A FALL OF BIRDS

A gentle story of a boy’s last days alone with his older brother, of a wild white owl and a telegram before Christmas—all on the day before yesterday, in a time when a man still had to cross an ocean in order to find death in a war.
A DISCRIMINATORY REPORT ON THE UNDESERVING POOR 1415

A DISCRIMINATORY REPORT ON THE UNDESERVING POOR

This is a group portrait of the small and, anonymous minority of Canada’s poor who eat up the lion’s share of the money and, help given by all welfare services. Many of them have made a career of staying on the relief rolls down to the third generation — and their numbers, if anything, are growing
THE FIFTH COMEBACK OF QUEBEC’S FIRST FUNNYMAN 2829

THE FIFTH COMEBACK OF QUEBEC’S FIRST FUNNYMAN

Four times the sharp tongue of Jacques Normand has drawn sponsor's blood and had him banished from television. Now, Quebec's favorite show-business maverick is back once more — this time on the biggest show of the French network
MAILBAG 23
COMMENT

MAILBAG

Why we must remember how Louis Slotin died / An anti (dollar) imperialist
THE NIGHTMARE LIFE OF A HEMOPHILIAC 2425

THE NIGHTMARE LIFE OF A HEMOPHILIAC

There are 2,300 “bleeders” in Canada. To each of them a minor scratch or even a bump may bring agonizing pain, a crippled limb, or death. This is a new report on an old disease, as old as kings and prophets — and, for science, almost as baffling as ever
The rise of the tree-savers 2223

The rise of the tree-savers

Since the war a million city trees have been destroyed in Canada by bulldozers, snowplows, vandals and disease. At times, the public has seemed to hate its trees. Now, the professional treesavers are fighting back with test tubes, strange machinery and a determination that tomorrow's children will play in the shade
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