December 2, 1991

CANADA

DEFINING A LEADER

SPECIAL REPORT

The Olympic Dream

SPECIAL REPORT

Indelible Memories

DEFINING A LEADER 5657
CANADA

DEFINING A LEADER

AFTER 17 ROCKY MONTHS AT THE LIBERAL HELM, JEAN CHRETIEN LAUNCHES A NEW BID FOR SUPPORT
The Olympic Dream 1213
SPECIAL REPORT

The Olympic Dream

In legends worldwide, mountains are the dwelling place of gods. They inspire man-kind to scale their mysterious heights even as they expose the human frailty of those who make the attempt. That paradox may have led the ancient Greeks to dedicate their quadrennial athletic contest to the mythical deities who dwelled on Mount Olympus, the highest peak in Greece.
Indelible Memories 2829
SPECIAL REPORT

Indelible Memories

1988 OLYMPIC SILVER MEDALLIST BRIAN ORSER RECALLS THE GLORY
CLOUDS OF DOUBT 6263
WORLD

CLOUDS OF DOUBT

FREED HOSTAGE TERRY WAITE RETURNS TO A RAPTUROUS WELCOME-AND NEW CRITICISMS
Alpine Playground 3435
SPECIAL REPORT

Alpine Playground

INTRODUCING THE GAMES, AND THE STRONGEST PLAYERS, OF 1992
The Sprawling Games 5051
SPECIAL REPORT

The Sprawling Games

FRANCE HOSTS ITS THIRD WINTER OLYMPICS, IN THE SAVOY ALPS
‘So there’s this guy, see.. 8081
BEHAVIOR

‘So there’s this guy, see..

The story currently making the rounds could be true. Many people who pass it on believe it. Many of them attest to its accuracy by citing a personal connection—however remote—to the victim. But the story is, in fact, what some folklore experts call an “urban legend.”
OPENING NOTES 89

OPENING NOTES

George Bell shapes up for the Chicago Cubs, Derek Burney defends Canada, and Harvie Andre keeps score
The shrinking empire 6667
WORLD

The shrinking empire

Ukraine prepares for independence
DRUGSTORE COWBOY 7475
BUSINESS

DRUGSTORE COWBOY

CANADA’S LARGEST PRESCRIPTION DRUG MAKER HAS PROSPERED BY COPYING BRAND-NAME MEDICINES
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