The October Crisis, 1970

The October Crisis, 1970

An Insider's View

DAISY - 2011
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In October 1970, Robert Bourassa's provincial government refused to exchange twenty-three FLQ terrorists for political hostages. By the evening of 15 October, 3000 outraged Quebecers appeared poised to riot and the federal government implemented the War Measures Act. The author, a minister in Bourassa's cabinet when the October Crisis broke out, describes the events drawing on new documentary sources, journalistic reports, and his own political conversations and diaries. 2010.
Publisher: Canadian National Institute for the Blind, 2011.
Branch Call Number: TBDAISY 971. 404 TET T
Characteristics: 1 sound disc (13 hrs. 44 min.)
Additional Contributors: Anderson, Norman (reader)


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