ON THURSDAY, JUNE IS, 1953, in the interests of schizophrenia research then being conducted in a provincial mental hospital in Weyburn. Saskatchewan. ] swallowed a chemical known as LSD-25. The tasteless, colorless, odorless substance 1 took had been described to me as a "hallucinogenic” drug — a drug capable of turning a normal person, temporarily, into a psychotic.By SIDNEY KATZ31 min
THIS SUMMER was to have been the most prosperous ever for the half million people who make a living directly or indirectly from the waters of Lake Huron. Never before had so many vacationers made reservations so early at the resorts that dot the Ontario mainland and the Thirty Thousand Islands for nine hundred miles between Sarnia and Sault Ste. Marie.By ERIC HUTTON14 min
FARMVILLE, Virginia, is in many ways an ordinary, quiet, small town of the South. It wraps itself around a few tobacco warehouses and a monument to its Confederate soldiers, and it carefully polishes its memories. For white people in Farmville, the happiest memories — now tinted a rosy hue by time — concern a society in which whites were gracious, kindly masters and blacks were happy, devoted slaves.By IAN SCLANDERS13 min
in the Preakness Stakes, and he was so obviously the class of the Plate field that he could have had E. P. Taylor himself for a jockey and still been the favorite. As we arrived at the paddock, the odds-board was flashing Victoria Park at oneto-nine.
MARSHALL MCLUHAN of Toronto is perhaps the most unusual member of that small, exclusive group of Canadian thinkers who are quoted, discussed and appreciated outside Canada as well as inside it. One reason for this is McLuhan’s subject, which is mass communications and, especially, the changes produced in human beings by electronic technology.By ROBERT FULFORD5 min
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