December 1, 1968

SATELLITES, YOU AND THE CBC

THE NEXT BIG REVOLUTION WILL HAPPEN IN YOUR LIVING ROOM

UNBEARABLE WINTER?

Take to the hills with the SKI SET

MACLEAN'S INTERVIEWS

DR. ROBERT McCLURE

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SATELLITES, YOU AND THE CBC

THE NEXT BIG REVOLUTION WILL HAPPEN IN YOUR LIVING ROOM

...Or your kitchen. Or your den, which could have its own computer within 10 years. This is the communications revolution that will change the way you read, cook, phone, think. Postmaster General Eric Kierans, who’s supposed to keep it under control, knows it will convulse some big institutions — including the good old CBC, which we examine in the next 10 pages
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UNBEARABLE WINTER?

Take to the hills with the SKI SET

Ten thousand do each weekend at Mont Tremblant, zapping over 65 miles of trails Ernie McCulloch has made a skier’s paradise
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MACLEAN'S INTERVIEWS

DR. ROBERT McCLURE

For the first time in its 43-year history, the United Church of Canada last August elected a Moderator who was not a professional clergyman. Instead, an outspoken 65-year-old doctor of medicine named Robert McClure was chosen to lead Canada's biggest Protestant communion.
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INSIDE CBC SON OF WOJECK

HOW “THE ACTIONEER” WAS BORN

Good to hear from you again after all these many years. Yes, it is indeed I, the old pigtail tease as you put it, who write those television reviews in Maclean’s. That doesn’t mean I know all that’s going on in the CBC; I’m quite sure nobody does.
THE WAY IT IS The way it is 2829
INSIDE CBC THE NAME OF THE GAME

THE WAY IT IS The way it is

I JUST COULDN’T hack teaching any more, it was as simple as that.” Jan Tennant pulled the hair back from her face and held it with one hand, pulled back like a ballerina’s. “The one thing I need more than anything in the world right now is an elastic,” she said.
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INSIDE CBC THROUGH THE EYES OF TOMORROW

CAN RADIO MAKE A COMEBACK?

Radio? That’s television without pictures — and for the CBC, too often without an audience. Now it’s Operation Bootstrap for a near-corpse: a fresh new sound, a gamble for survival
MEANWHILE, BACK AT THE STUDIO... 2021
INSIDE CBC IN PERSON

MEANWHILE, BACK AT THE STUDIO...

The satellite revolution could render the CBC obsolete — if it does, it’ll be the first thing that ever stopped the corporation’s staff proliferation (from 2,000 in 1950 to more than 9,000 today). From all these spielers and dealers, artists and chartists, we selected six who show the splendid diversity of the CBC type
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INSIDE CBC THE FRIENDLY GIANT

HIGGLEDY, PIGGLEDY, CBC, CBC

ONE DAY WITHIN the next couple of months some holdout householder in Digby or maybe Flin Flon will finally break down and buy himselt a boob tube. Give that man the Logie Baird medal with two McLuhan bars. He'll be the person who completes Canada’s switch from a predominately radio country to a predominately TV country.
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BIG, FASTS & DUMB

That’s the way the NHL likes to find and keep hockey players, says the man who organized their Players Association and tries to protect their chances of a good education
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UNBEARABLE WINTER?

10 WASY TO STAY HOME AND ENJOY IT

You need a chafing dish or fondue dish heated by alcohol lamp or equivalent (not a candle — it's not hot enough). Prepare small cubes of raw chicken, some raw fresh shrimp or scallops and other seafoods and meats that will cook (more or less) in three minutes, maximum.
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