SIDNEY KATZ reports on the most secret weapon in the arsenals of both East and West — “the mind poisons” Their purpose is conquest without slaughter, and already some military leaders are calling them “humane”By Maclean’s associate editor18 min
No matter which of two international unions won this winter's long and vicious war in Sudbury, everybody knows who was the first loser. As one union leader put it, “It will take a miracle to overcome the hatred in Sudbury"By DAVID LEWIS STEIN16 min
About 250,000 Canadians have irrational and frequently paralyzing fear of ordinary things like cats, birds, fire hydrants or simply the street they’ve always lived on. They have phobic fear — “the neurosis of childhood” — and, while most can be cured, some are lost: “they can do nothing but sit in a chair in the exact centre of an empty room”By CATHERINE JONES15 min
A COUPLE OF YEARS AGO I decided to try my luck on Broadway. At the first agency I visited I mentioned that I was from Canada. The receptionist rushed me into the office of the top man. He looked me over. “Yes.” he said, “you do look a little like Gisèle MacKenzie.By Patricia McDonough14 min
PETER C. NEWMAN finds that “Total war not only is still possible, but actually is becoming increasingly probable,' and that the Soviets may already have the weapon that makes our elaborate defense system an anachronismBy Maclean's Ottawa editor14 min
To find out, Maclean's overseas editor journeyed intrepidly to southern France, land of champagne cellars and the world's most pampered grapes. Then, perhaps even more intrepidly, he invited four of the world's most loquacious epicures to lunch—rare wine snobs who may even know what they're talking aboutBy LESLIE F. HANNON13 min
Judy LaMarsh is an MP. Pauline Jewett wants to be an MP. They’re a new kind of female politician — at home with lawbooks and ideas, but hustling, give-’em-hell grass roots campaigners, too They want the men’s vote — and they’ll fight like men to get itBy PETER GZOWSKI12 min
“Perhaps the picture-windowed, insulated, electrified, central-heated, air-conditioned summer cottage of today is a status symbol but only for parents. Nothing could make it so for children"By W. O. MITCHELL11 min
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