The Tower of London — and other renowned landmarks — get short shrift in this spirited, nostalgicvisit by a Maclean’s editor to whom London was once home and is still a delight that “calls me back every now and then with an irresistible voice"By McKENZIE PORTER22 min
I notice that the lives of all great Canadians have been full of dramatic colorful incidents that pointed the way to the great future that lay ahead of these men. There are many Canadians, however, about whom could be told anecdotes just as heart-warming, yet who, for one reason or another, have remained unknown.By Robert Thomas Allen4 min
It was one of the better ideas of a man named Hitler. Its adoption is changing our way of life. Among the most remarkable of these "rivers of wheels” is a year-round spectacle called Highway 400By ERIC HUTTON19 min
The news about television is crammed with fixes and payolas. But there are still old-fashioned and honest ways to get on TV and stay there. This tour of Canada’s casting offices indicates the things that count are talent, stubborn perseverance... and a bit of luckBy BARBARA MOON16 min
ODDS AGAINST TOMORROW: A corrupt ex-policeman (Ed Begley, centre) urgently functions as a restraining influence between a proud Negro (Harry Belafonte) and a rabid Negro-hater from the South (Robert Ryan) in this sombre and strong crime drama.By CLYDE GILMOUR3 min
Remember Rosie the Riveter? She symbolized nearly a million Canadian women in turbans and form-fitting coveralls who helped to make the guns, ammunition, planes and jeeps of World War II. It was a hectic memorable time for all of them and it changed forever our attitudes about working womenBy ROBERT COLLINS14 min
IN THE DISCUSSION about television’s predetermined quiz contests, one suggestion put forward was drastic to the point of being subversive. It was that public speakers in general, and politicians in particular, forego the prepared text that someone else may have written, and give us their ideas in their own more or less spontaneous words.
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