UNTIL RECENTLY, most of us engaged in basic research saw no reason to explain our work or our motives to the public. We felt that there was something vulgar in discussing our peculiar problems with people not fully prepared to appreciate the fine technical points, and that to do so would be an immodest bid for attention.
MOST LIBERALS on this continent hold that police power must be restrained or it tends toward oppression and brutality. The police, to them, stand for restriction. The liberal believes in freedom. In his view, now so widely accepted that sometimes crowds cheer when police are assaulted, the war against crime is well in hand, or if not.
WHEN PRIME MINISTER PEARSON announced the reorganization of his government in January, a reporter asked: “Have you a feeling that the cabinet has become too large?" (With twenty-six members it is the largest in Canadian history, larger by two than the biggest of the Diefenbaker cabinets.)By BLAIR FRASER16 min
FROM HER WINDOWS on the top floor of a tall, fashionable, expensive apartment building, where she occupies five suites converted into one and not only has enough space to get lost in but seven marble-garnished bathrooms, Perle Mesta, the famous "hostess with the mostes’,” can see a large chunk of Washington.By Ian Sclanders14 min
PERHAPS the world's first “epidemiologist” was a physician named John Snow who practised in London, England, in the middle of the last century. In 1848 Snow discovered that most of the people suffering from a new and serious outbreak of cholera got their drinking water from one pump on Broad Street.By GRATTAN GRAY10 min
“THIS IS THE KIND of bunch of guys who are completely compatible." the members of the Horné Ski Club like to say when they slow down for a minute. “Completely compatible. All friendly outgoing guys who like a good time. You won’t find any jerks here."By GERAI.D TAAFFE6 min
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