Beating his way by Mammy-wagon and foot across tropical Africa, from the murderous Cameroons to the uplands of Uganda, the tramp from Toronto found that a black man ivill cheerfully give a ivhite one a handoutBy PETER STOLLERY25 min
Quitting the Paris fleabags for a London flat, Richler worked his way up from the bottom in the film dodge. He started as an extra. His first TV script is still used as a warning to young writers. And his movies have to be seen - but not by himBy Mordecai Richler17 min
THE MEDICAL DOSSIER on a Dane named Aksel Schiotz begins with a dinner party in Copenhagen in 1946. Gerd, his wife, joined the party alone. Schiotz was in Glyndebourne. England, rehearsing for the tenor role in Benjamin Britten’s The Rape of Lucretia, and Gerd was to leave the next day to join him.By JUDITH KRANTZ12 min
Five million supposedly grown-up Canadian women have deformed their feet and thrown their anatomies out of joint by refusing to wear anything but the miniature torture chambers called needle-point shoes. But that’s all over now. Soon they’ll be refusing to wear anything but newer miniature torture chambers called platypus-point shoesBy Shirley Mair11 min
As fellow politicians, John Kennedy and John Diefenbaker belong to different generations and vastly different schools of conduct. But both men owe their power to the same unique personal quality: the ability to stir within their electorates a ferment of rising political expectations.By Peter C. Newman6 min
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