February 10, 1962

IN HIGH PLACES 2425
FICTION

IN HIGH PLACES

A FEW MINUTES AFTER 7.30 A.M. the telephone rang in Alan Maitland’s Gilford Street apartment. “Good morning,” Sharon Deveraux’s voice said brightly. “Granddaddy would like you to have breakfast with us.” Alan reflected swiftly. “I suppose I could.”
The story of one of the great humanitarian acts of the twentieth century THE REDEEMED CHILDREN 1011
THE HUMAN LEGACIES OF WORLD WAR II

The story of one of the great humanitarian acts of the twentieth century THE REDEEMED CHILDREN

The Nazis did not trouble to count how many of the Jews they housed in camps during World War II were children under eighteen. There may have been a million; there may have been more. But the Allies, in their turn, did count the children who escaped death in the camps.
The story of the happy accident by which 972 interned aliens became some of the liveliest immigrants Canada ever had THE WELCOME ENEMIES 1415
THE HUMAN LEGACIES OF WORLD WAR II

The story of the happy accident by which 972 interned aliens became some of the liveliest immigrants Canada ever had THE WELCOME ENEMIES

In the perennial, cranky dispute about Canadian immigration, almost every conceivable policy has been advanced by someone or other — except, it goes without saying, any such policy as Inadvertent Immigration. Nonetheless there is in Canada today a group of citizens who make the scheme look almost plausible.
FIFTEEN DAYS WITH THE BUSHMEN OF THE KALAHARI DESERT 1819

FIFTEEN DAYS WITH THE BUSHMEN OF THE KALAHARI DESERT

I LEFT JOHANNESBURG one early October day going west toward Mafeking, at the border of Bechuanaland, where the British Administration of Bechuanaland Protectorate has its official headquarters. Bechuanaland has no towns to speak of, and the largest section of the country forms part of the Kalahari Desert, which extends south into the Cape Province as far as the Orange River, west to the Nama and Damara highlands of South-West Africa, and north to the Caprivi Strip and southern Angola.
How Spence Caldwell got a TV network by the tail 2223

How Spence Caldwell got a TV network by the tail

WITH FEW STRONG CONVICTIONS on what's wrong with television and no scalding desire to line his pockets with purest gold, Spencer Wood Caldwell, a pleasant, cherubic, fifty-three-yearold work addict, has taken on the biggest gamble in Canadian television history.
THE PUBLIC CRIME THAT SEEMS TO PAR 1617
HIT-AND-RUN

THE PUBLIC CRIME THAT SEEMS TO PAR

REGARDLESS OF WHAT OTHER SUPERSTITIONS and myths we continue to find comforting in this age of the automobile, it’s time we got rid of one legendary figure — the hit-and-run driver as just another law-abiding citizen like you and me who happens, by blind chance, to have become the victim of momentary panic.
STOP WHITEWASHING BLACK AFRICAN DEMAGOGUES 1819
FOR THE SAKE OF ARGUMENT

STOP WHITEWASHING BLACK AFRICAN DEMAGOGUES

WHEN I CAME BACK to Europe and then Canada after several years in Africa, I was struck by a change in the attitude of many Western nations. It is this change that educated Africans mean when they say they don’t want to be liked because they are black.
MAILBAG: Why one Anglo-Saxon out-Frenched the French/The trouble with new cars 23
COMMENT

MAILBAG: Why one Anglo-Saxon out-Frenched the French/The trouble with new cars

The issue of December 16 contains a comment by Peter Gzowski on the recent Laval Conference on Confederation (Background). He writes of me that I “sometimes seemed more proFrench than the French.” Of course I did; that is what I was trying to do.
The fairly secret policemen on the trail of the OAS 5051
OVERSEAS REPORT

The fairly secret policemen on the trail of the OAS

SANTA CRUZ DE LA PALMA, Canary Islands: Four Frenchmen stand silently at the window wall of the seventh - floor lounge of the Hotel Mayantigo looking north and east over the Atlantic. Behind them, the sun drops below the rim of Taburiente, the volcano that dominates this green pocket handkerchief of an island.
Tommy Douglas' first six months Where the NDP will seek votes: among the Tories 5051
BACKSTAGE

Tommy Douglas' first six months Where the NDP will seek votes: among the Tories

After six months of slumping from town to town in what was intended as a vote-rousing tour across the country, Tommy Douglas, the New Democratic Party’s national leader, has come up with an ingenious election strategy. Douglas’ notion, which sounds deceptively simple at first reading, is this: To conduct the campaign in the eighty constituencies where he believes his party has a fighting chance, as if each contest were a separate by-election.
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