A Letter From The Publisher, Apr. 29, 1957


MOST U.S. citizens regard Canada with an inattentive but warmly sentimental friendship ("They're just like us!") which Canadians find exasperating. Last month Canadian irritation was sharpened by a U.S. Senate report questioning the loyalty of Canadian Diplomat Herbert Norman, Ambassador to Egypt. It turned to nationwide anger when Norman threw himself to death from a Cairo rooftop. Then Canada's own government confirmed part of the subcommittee's assertions. Anger died away, and questions crowded in. Was Norman really a Communist Party member during his student days? Was the Canadian government aware of the extent of his past involvement in Communist-front...

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