February 23, 1976

The revolt of the middle-class worker 2223

The revolt of the middle-class worker

AN INQUIRY INTO THE STATE OF CANADA’S UNIONS, REVEALING THAT THE ‘WHITE-COLLAR’ WORKER ISN’T JUST JOINING THE MOVEMENT HE’S TAKING IT OVER
Interview 45
Interview

Interview

With ROBERT STANFIELD
The Kissinger technique 3233

The Kissinger technique

THE AMERICAN PEOPLE LOVE A COWBOY, A LONE MAN FACING DOWN THE OUTLAWS. SO THAT’S WHAT HENRY GIVES THEM
Leonid Brezhnev: a plodder’s progress 3839

Leonid Brezhnev: a plodder’s progress

When Leonid Ilyich Brezhnev dramatically swept Nikita Sergeyevich Khrushchev out of power and assumed leadership of the Soviet Union and the Communist Party on October 14, 1964, his chances of survival at the top were not considered good.
JUST AS THINGS LOOKED HOPELESS, KATHY SAVED THE DAY 4041
Sports

JUST AS THINGS LOOKED HOPELESS, KATHY SAVED THE DAY

The flags were coming down on Innsbruck's Marie Theresien Strasse, and the athletes had departed. The XII Winter Olympiad—conducted without incident, but not without surprise—was over. The Russians and East Germans had carted home their medals—almost as many as all the other nations combined.
THE ISSUE THAT HAUNTS THE TORIES 1415
Canada

THE ISSUE THAT HAUNTS THE TORIES

As the Conservative leadership campaign lurched toward its conclusion, one issue overshadowed all the others in the rush for control of the venerable party: Claude Wagner’s $300,000 trust fund. The issue ignited a bitter row between Wagner and his chief rival for the leadership, Montreal lawyer Brian Mulroney.
Margaret Trudeau: “I’m lonely and I love people” 1617
Canada

Margaret Trudeau: “I’m lonely and I love people”

For more than 10 days after returning from Latin America, she stood at the epicentre of a rippling national debate. As each interview and phone-in appearance peeled away another layer of her personality, Margaret Sinclair Trudeau sought to explain and re-explain behavior that enchanted the admiring and discomfited the skeptical.
INSIDE RUSSIA TODAY: A SERF’S A SERF, FOR ALL THAT 5455
Books

INSIDE RUSSIA TODAY: A SERF’S A SERF, FOR ALL THAT

“Let it be clearly understood,” Rudyard Kipling wrote, “that the Russian is a delightful person till he tucks in his shirt.” Sadly, most visitors to the Soviet Union never get past the tucked-in shirt brigade: the opaque and sanitized official Russians who are cleared to deal with foreigners.
Davey and Coutts, packagers of the new and increasingly isolated Pierre Trudeau 5657

Davey and Coutts, packagers of the new and increasingly isolated Pierre Trudeau

Michael J. Webb is a Calgary lawyer who also happens to be a vice-president of the Liberal Party of Canada. He was greatly impressed by a recent book by Dan Rather, the renowned American TV reporter. It is called The Palace Guard and is an examination of the Haldeman-Ehrlich-man group who sealed Richard Nixon off from reality in the White House.
We hew wood, draw water and where does it get us? On the cutting-room floor at NBC 1011

We hew wood, draw water and where does it get us? On the cutting-room floor at NBC

“There is very little rape in Canada,” the girl said. “You know why—’cause they electrocute the guys up there. That cools the bastards out.” We were standing in downtown Pittsburgh, near the site of what had been Fort Duquesne, when the French held it, and Fort Pitt, when our side took over.
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