March 21, 1964

THE MAPLE LEAF MONEY MACHINE 1011

THE MAPLE LEAF MONEY MACHINE

“In the world of sports promotion, where nearly everyone loses money and where even the winners have off years, the Toronto Maple Leafs — whose profits are unaffected by war, peace, the economy or how many goals they score — appear to be the original money machine.” This is a report on how they play and pay
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THE BIRTH-CONTROL EXPLOSION

Now, at last, attitudes are changing toward the only thing anybody, anywhere can do about the population explosion. Here is a report on the new methods of avoiding conception, and the surprising new willingness to use them FOR THE LAST DECADE, an army of scientists, politicians and ordinary citizens around the world have been fighting to establish birth control as a natural and necessary part of human life on earth.
THE INTIMATE RECORD OF THIS MAN'S OPEN-HEART OPERATION 2021

THE INTIMATE RECORD OF THIS MAN'S OPEN-HEART OPERATION

AT EIGHT O'CLOCK on a cold morning in March two years ago, orderlies at the Toronto General Hospital wheeled a forty-three-year-old baker named Sigismund Zippel into an operating room on the hospital's ninth floor. In the next five hours Zippel was to undergo open-heart surgery, the most delicate, complex and dangerous operation that modern surgeons can perform.
REPORT FROM AFRICA’S UNREPORTED WAR 2223

REPORT FROM AFRICA’S UNREPORTED WAR

In Portuguese Angola, the night of the long knives has already come to pass. But stringent censorship has kept most of the world from hearing about it. This is the story of a Canadian who has been there
Portrait of Little Italy 1617

Portrait of Little Italy

Its citizens are 160,000 Italian Canadians. They've so changed Toronto that "leaving Little Italy is like leaving the city behind"
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FOR THE SAKE OF ARGUMENT

SIDNEY KATZ makes the case for a sane look at drivers who drink
MACLEAN’S REPORTS 0_21

MACLEAN’S REPORTS

THE NEW FUSS OVER FLUORIDE: how one obscure report inflamed both sides all over again
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MACLEAN'S REVIEWS

ROBERT FULFORD

THE IDEA that there is something profoundly sick about mental hygiene is not new, of course, but Peter DeVries handles it in his new book Reuben, Reuben with the special freshness that his idolaters expect from him. DeVries is a literary comedian of the American exurbs, but his work is so far from the conventional satire of Broadway and Hollywood that it often seems to have sprung from a separate culture.
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MAILBAG

How the dominion snubs the provinces / What totem poles represent
THE TAPING OF HAMLET starring CHRISTOPHER PLUMMER and ELSINORE 2223

THE TAPING OF HAMLET starring CHRISTOPHER PLUMMER and ELSINORE

CANADA, BARELY DISCOVERED when William Shakespeare was born in 1564, will have the world première of what may well be the most spectacular of many productions celebrating his four hundredth anniversary. It is a fulllength TV Hamlet performed in Elsinore, Denmark, the actual scene of Shakespeare’s greatest drama, with a Canadian, Christopher Plummer, in the title role.
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