February 6, 1965

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HOW TO SURVIVE IN THE CBC JUNGLE - AND OTHER TV TRIBAL SECRETS

What does a CBC producer do when a member of parliament warns him to steer clear of a contentious topic? Or, when his CBC bosses forbid him to broadcast a skit that pokes fun at the Queen? Here, in a probing interview with Percy Saltzman, are the answers given by two young men who live in the eye of a showbusiness hurricane.
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A CHURCHMAN TALKS BACK TO CRITIC PIERRE BERTON

In a new book, The Comfortable Pew, published this week, Pierre Berton is highly critical of the "religious establishment" of Canada's Protestant churches. Here, a church spokesman critically reviews the book — and vigorously replies
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MADMAN ON THE BRIDGE

MUTINY! That would be the verdict against me if my diagnosis of the captain’s condition was wrong. As a green young doctor on my maiden voyage, I had to decide: was he merely an eccentric— or would we all become the victims of a
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A Maclean's Flashback

When little Tommy Burns outslugged the biggest brutes in boxing

A cocky loner, a lethal puncher and stridently Canadian, he fought under the name of Tommy Burns to spare his mother from worry. For a heavyweight, he was preposterously small, but for 19 years he flattened giants, lost only four of 60 bouts and was never kayoed till his very last fight.
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HELLO,TORONTOMY, HOW YOU'VE CHANGED!

A prim-visaged city with small-town ways—that's what the author left four years ago. Now he's back —but the old place has gone. Here's the changeling he's found instead—Canada's high-rising, high-living, heady new sophisticate
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CAN WE SUCCEED IN NATO WITHOUT REALLY TRYING?

Canada’s role in the nuclear club — or outside of it is once again becoming a major issue of domestic politics. Maclean's Ottawa editor explains why we have a chance to play a unique part in holding the North Atlantic alliance together — if the strong anti-nuclear group in the cabinet and in parliament can be won over to the view of the “two Pauls,” Martin and Hellyer
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MAILBAG

BEING A UNIVERSITY STUDENT interested in Canada and the French-Canadian fact, I found the two associated articles in your December 14 issue most interesting (Two Solitudes Revisited, by Hugh MacLennan, and Would Canada Be Better Off Without Quebec?, by A. R. M. Lower).
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MACLEAN’S REPORTS

BACKSTAGE AT OTTAWA

How the scandals could tie Pearson’s hands as he tries to shuffle his cabinet
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MACLEAN’S REVIEWS

FOOTNOTE

...about our wartime uranium: now we know why C. D. Howe had Churchill screaming “Sellout!”
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MACLEAN’S REPORTS

WHY 500 WHO COULD SURVIVE WILL DIE IN ’65

ONE DAY last year, a forty-five-yearold Ottawa housewife was admitted to hospital with a kidney disease. Because her kidneys were failing, she had uremia — literally urine in the blood. Doctors in Ottawa General Hospital who noted her symptoms— severe headaches and nausea—knew that while they could not cure her, they could at least keep her alive by treating her regularly with an artificial kidney machine.
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