December 8, 1980

Between bliss and bedlam 3839
HEALTH

Between bliss and bedlam

Just because drugs work in fact doesn’t mean they work in theory
Under wraps: the best of the biggest 5253
BOOKS

Under wraps: the best of the biggest

Gift books this season are beautiful objects celebrating lost places and times
One strong voice of Yiddish wisdom 20b20c
Q&A

One strong voice of Yiddish wisdom

Maclean’s: Outraged readers have called you a lecher and a pornographer. Why are you so fascinated by sex? Singer: A young person like you should ask such a question? You should know why. People think about love and sex from the cradle to the grave, no matter what they say.
The magic capital of Canada 89
THIS CANADA

The magic capital of Canada

There are more magicians in Calgary than you can shake a wand at
The 85-year-old perpetual motion blues machine 1415
PROFILE

The 85-year-old perpetual motion blues machine

Her voice carries an entire musical tradition
A legend in crumbling stone 3232a
SPORTS

A legend in crumbling stone

There is a particularly ugly element in an ugly sport. It is uglier than the spectacle of gladiators pummelling each other’s faces before screaming, mindless throngs; worse than the legion of minions and ego-slaving hangers-on; more frightening than the aura of criminality penetrating the cigar smoke; sadder than the pathetic remnants of men, drooling punch-drunk in musty gyms.
PEOPLE 3435

PEOPLE

"I want to set an example for a return to a higher sense of morality. It kind of filters down from the top,” Nancy Reagan told The Washington Post just days before her dancer son, Ronald Reagan Jr., 22, married his live-in girl-friend, Doria Palmieri, 29, in a secret ceremony.
The good Samaritan gets a face-lift 4849
LIFESTYLES

The good Samaritan gets a face-lift

The volunteer's credo 'Help Thy Neighbor' has expanded to include 'Help Thyself'
Two rights may make a wrong 2223
CANADA

Two rights may make a wrong

Jack Ackroyd, Toronto’s bullet-headed police chief, sees the point of the government’s proposed charter of rights as well as anyone—which is why he doesn’t like it. Speaking for the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police, Ackroyd flatly told Ottawa’s constitution committee last week that the charter “is neither necessary nor desirable.”
The golden youth market shows its grey hairs 4647
ADVERTISING

The golden youth market shows its grey hairs

The signs are subtle but growing. Levi’s introduces a new jean called Bend Over for stouter women who don’t fit the junior sizes anymore. Kellogg’s tranquillizes Tony the Tiger and markets two new highfibre cereals for old bowels. A Dallas dairy products firm puts out a low cholesterol cheese.
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