December 3, 1966

BLACKMAIL 2425

BLACKMAIL

In the last 20 fear-ridden years I’ve been bled for $25,000, seen my home broken, verged on suicide-all to hide my past. No more. This is my story, my secretan end, at last, to the living hell of
ENGLAND SWINGS? 2627

ENGLAND SWINGS?

Sure it does, for a tiny, mini-skirted minority. But too many Britons are still living in dank Victorian slums like the one on the facing page, the economy's in deeper trouble than usual, violence is on the increase, and the caste system still puts a brake on change. ALAN EDMONDS, revisiting his birthplace, saw one hopeful sign: the British no longer blame others for their woes. But he found the scene depressing, and he's glad to be back home.
The busy little man who's building BIG TOWN 1617

The busy little man who's building BIG TOWN

Jean Drapeau thinks big, works fast—then lets Montrealers in on what's happening. It would be suicide for other mayors. But what's happening is a multi-billion-dollar dream city come true. And Drapeau's still The Boss. For close-ups of others who make things happen in Montreal, turn the page
CAN ISRAEL COPE WITH WAR AND PEACE ? 2425

CAN ISRAEL COPE WITH WAR AND PEACE ?

Nobody's signed any truces yet, but the astonishing fact is that Israel is more at peace than at war with the Arabs outside and inside her borders. Even her biggest worries are peaceful ones: a color problem, a brain drain, a trade deficit—and the fear that her little cold wars may grow hot
THE FEEL OF THE PLACE 1011

THE FEEL OF THE PLACE

What is Montreal, anyway? Well, it's buildings and pretty women and young cops and fan-tan games and Gallic traffic jams and penthouses and slums and 5,000 bars and several million rats. Here is a portrait of the city that is also a portrait of the human condition
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MAILBAG

MAILBAG

I LIKE Robert Thomas Allen's opinions on The New Moralists, and am intrigued to learn that he is plagued by "moral laziness." Laziness is a difficult disease to fight. It is so contagious. All too many clergy catch it. It is so much easier to fight Traditionalism, Legalism, and Old Fogeyism from the comfort of a study, the safety of a pulpit or book.
THE NEW MONTREALERS 1819

THE NEW MONTREALERS

Six people who may things happen
THE NFB: RUDDERLESS IN A SEA OF TALENT 64b65
MACLEAN’S REVIEWS

THE NFB: RUDDERLESS IN A SEA OF TALENT

THE FLAT BUILDING on Montreal's Côte de Liesse Road looks like a gigantic airplane hangar. Inside, the imaginations of a swinging young generation of Canadian filmmakers are warming up and the roar is being heard in cinemas across the world.
HOW TO SURVIVE THE CENTENNIAL BY BEING FRIGHTFULLY WELL ORGANIZED 4b4c

HOW TO SURVIVE THE CENTENNIAL BY BEING FRIGHTFULLY WELL ORGANIZED

A patriotic guide to a lot of forgettable things to recover from when 1968 comes
THE IDLER'S GUIDE TO MONTREAL 2223

THE IDLER'S GUIDE TO MONTREAL

What's your pleasure: Galleries? Discotheques? Antique furniture? Six-day bicycle races? Arabian belly-dancers? Montreal's got them, and a world more besides
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