April 4, 1964

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GREATNESS

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.
FOR THE SAKE OF ARGUMENT ALAN PHILLI PS SAYS LET’S GIVE THE POLICE MORE POWER 2021

FOR THE SAKE OF ARGUMENT ALAN PHILLI PS SAYS LET’S GIVE THE POLICE MORE POWER

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.
Your guide to the new SPLIT-LEVEL CABINET 1819

Your guide to the new SPLIT-LEVEL CABINET

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.)
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THE RETURN OF THE OLD FRONTIER

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.
YOUR HEALTH MAY DEPEND ON WHERE YOU LIVE 2425

YOUR HEALTH MAY DEPEND ON WHERE YOU LIVE

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.
ANYONE WITH A THICK ACCENT WHO’D STEAL MILK MONEY FROM LITTLE CHILDREN CAN’T BE ALL BAD 5253

ANYONE WITH A THICK ACCENT WHO’D STEAL MILK MONEY FROM LITTLE CHILDREN CAN’T BE ALL BAD

A novelist looks at the new clichés of nonconformity
A weekend with the SKI FANATICS 2425

A weekend with the SKI FANATICS

“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."
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BACKSTAGE IN OTTAWA

MEDICINE

Are hospitals safe? A calm look at two deaths after surgery
NATIONAL AFFAIRS 0_21
MACLEAN’S REPORTS

NATIONAL AFFAIRS

THREATS OF NEW VIOLENCE IN QUEBEC: Why we should take the “Army of Liberation” seriously
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BACKSTAGE IN OTTAWA

What our armed forces may yet learn from the activities described above
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