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  Essential Trudeau, Writings of Pierre Elliot Trudeau
Essential Trudeau, Writings of Pierre Elliot Trudeau, the former prime minister of Canada, 1919 - 2000.
Carefully edited by veteran journalist Ron Graham, The Essential Trudeau presents Trudeau's thoughts on a variety of themes - from democracy and nationalism to free enterprise and federalism - in a systematic, easy-to-read form.
Pierre Trudeau himself contributes to the novel by adding new information on his views and justification for past political decisions while he was in office.
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  Feb. 10, 1996: Bouchard accuses Pierre Trudeau of revising history and betraying Quebecers
Trudeau is behaving like the pharaohs of ancient Egypt who, when they were dissatisfied with history, erased and caused to disappear from their kingdom any disagreeable inscription, mention or reminder.
Trudeau has even acknowledged that his 1981 operation was designed as an offensive that would not have to respect the democratic rules.
Trudeau's remarks in 1980 on the divisibility of Quebec, Mr.
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  Trudeau, Pierre Elliott
Trudeau was born into a wealthy family, the son of a successful French Canadian businessman and a mother of Scottish ancestry.
Trudeau was later appointed a parliamentary secretary to PM Lester PEARSON, and was named minister of justice in 1967.
Trudeau was persuaded by the Liberal caucus to remain as leader, and on 8 February 1980 - less than 3 months after his retirement - he was returned once again as prime minister with a parliamentary majority, thus accomplishing a remarkable resurrection.
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  Pierre Elliott Trudeau
Pierre Philippe Yves Elliott Trudeau (October 18, 1919 - September 28, 2000) was the fifteenth Prime Minister of Canada from April 20, 1968 to June 3, 1979 and from March 3, 1980 to June 30, 1984.
Born in Montreal, Quebec, Pierre Trudeau was flamboyant, charismatic, controversial, and an intellect.
Pierre Elliott Trudeau died on September 28, 2000 and is buried in the Trudeau family crypt, St-Remi-de-Napierville Cemetery, Saint-Remi, Quebec.
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  Pierre Trudeau - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Trudeau was persuaded to run for the Liberal leadership, and ran an energetic campaign that mobilized and inspired many youths who had been influenced by the 1960s counterculture, and who saw Trudeau as a symbol of generational change.
Trudeau presented a determined public stance during the crisis, answering the question of how far he would go to stop the terrorists with "Just watch me." Five of the FLQ terrorists were flown to Cuba in 1970 as part of a deal in exchange for James Cross' life, but all members were eventually arrested.
Trudeau announced his intention to resign as Liberal Party leader; however, before a leadership convention could be held, Clark's government was defeated in the Canadian House of Commons by a Motion of Non-Confidence.
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Pierre Philippe Yves Elliott Trudeau (October 18, 1919 - September 28, 2000) was the fifteenth prime minister of Canada from April 20, 1968 to June 3, 1979 and from March 3, 1980 to June 30, 1984.
Born in Montreal, Quebec, Pierre Trudeau was a flamboyant, charismatic, controversial intellectual.
Pierre Elliott Trudeau died on September 28, 2000 and is buried in the Trudeau family crypt, St-Remi-de-Napierville Cemetery, Saint-Remi, Quebec.
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 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Death and state funeral of Pierre Trudeau
Pierre Trudeau was the 15th prime minister of Canada, serving from 1968 to 1984, with a brief interruption in 1979-1980.
Pierre Elliott Trudeau (October 18, 1919 –; September 28, 2000) was the fifteenth Prime Minister of Canada from April 20, 1968 to June 4, 1979, and from March 3, 1980 to June 30, 1984.
Trudeau announced his intention to resign as Liberal Party leader; however, before a leadership convention could be held Clark's government was defeated in the Canadian House of Commons by a Motion of No Confidence and the party persuaded Trudeau to stay on as leader and fight the election.
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 CBC.ca - The Greatest Canadian - Top Ten Greatest Canadians - Pierre Trudeau
Born October 18, 1919 in Montreal, Joseph Philippe Pierre Ives Elliott Trudeau was the son of a Francophone father and Scottish mother.
Trudeau arrived back in Canada a changed man. Armed with the sharp intellect he had honed at school and the cosmopolitan views he'd acquired while travelling abroad, he was now drawn to politics.
Trudeau was a harsh critic of the ultra-conservative Union Nationale regime headed by Quebec premier Maurice Duplessis, and when he helped to found the progressive intellectual journal Cité Libre, he could air his grievances and anti-nationalist sentiments in print.
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 Pierre Trudeau
Trudeau's given names thus captured the bilingual, bicultural personality of Canada, the federalism the man dedicated his political life to preserving and enhancing.
Trudeau and two friends, Jean Marchand and Gerard Pelletier, were invited to run in the federal election that year.
Trudeau could have been the model for what McLuhan meant when he coined the phrase "the medium is the message." It wasn't what the man said, but how he said it — style over substance.
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 Pierre Trudeau - MSN Encarta
Trudeau became prime minister on April 20, 1968, succeeding Lester B. Pearson, who had resigned as leader of the Liberal Party and as prime minister earlier that month.
Trudeau was born Joseph Philippe Pierre Ives Elliott Trudeau in Montréal, Québec, in 1919.
Trudeau was also a leader in the formation of the Rassemblement, a group devoted to fighting Duplessis by arousing public opinion against him.
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 The Globe and Mail: Series
Trudeau dared to wear sandals in the House of Commons, was flippant when others were serious and was under the age of 50 when he became leader of the Liberal Party.
Trudeau took office there were Liberals sitting in each provincial legislature in the four western provinces, but when he stepped down in 1984 there were none, just slightly worse than their federal strength, which consisted of two Liberal MPs between Manitoba and Vancouver Island.
Trudeau was still prime minister and in one of his last acts, he rewarded 23 Liberal warhorses, roughly one-sixth of his caucus, with political appointments.
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 Pierre Trudeau - Printer-friendly - MSN Encarta
In 1967, Trudeau became minister of justice, a critically important post at a time when the constitution was under attack by Québec nationalists.
Early in 1968 he played the leading role in the federal-provincial constitutional conference, in which he defended a balanced federal system with strong but equal provinces and declared that the homeland of French Canadians was not Québec but all of Canada.
As minister of justice, Trudeau introduced sweeping changes in the criminal code to liberalize the laws on abortion, homosexuality, and divorce, despite the conservative views of many Canadian clergy.
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Pierre Trudeau was one of the "Three Wise Men" from Quebec - Trudeau, labour leader Jean Marchand and newspaper editor Gerard Pelletier - who went to Ottawa in 1965.
Trudeau soon became Minister of Justice, and oversaw amendments to the Canadian Criminal Code on abortion and homosexuality, and divorce reform.
Pierre Trudeau was born in Montreal, the son of a rich French-Canadian lawyer.
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 Pierre Trudeau
Pierre Elliott Trudeau was born in Montréal, QC, Canada on Oct 18, 1919.
Trudeau was the least known of the group nicknamed "the three wise men".
Trudeau was successfully elected to the House of Commons in 1965, Parliamentary Secretary to Prime Minister Pearson in 1966 and Minister of Justice in 1967.
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 Pierre Trudeau - Biography and Photo
Pierre Elliott Trudeau (October 18, 1919 — September 28, 2000) was the fifteenth Prime Minister of Canada from April 20, 1968 to June 4, 1979, and from March 3, 1980 to June 30, 1984.
Trudeau presented a determined public stance during the crisis, answering the question of how far he would go to stop the terrorists with "Just watch me." Five of the FLQ terrorists were flown to Cuba in 1970 as part of a deal in exchange for James Cross' life, but all members were eventually arrested.
Trudeau was the first world leader to agree to meet John Lennon and his wife Yoko Ono on their 'tour for world peace'.
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 Gay News From 365Gay.com
Pierre was the 2nd child of Charles Emile (father) and Grace Trudeau.
Pierre was raised in an English and French speaking household.
Trudeau was elected to the House of Commons in 1965, as a Liberal.
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 Pierre Trudeau - Uncyclopedia, the content-free encyclopedia
Pierre Elliott Trudeau was the 15th prime minister of Canada and self proclaimed Emperor.
Trudeau's youngest son Justin is planning to run from the Liberal Party in Quebec for the 2007 election in hopes of bringing the Sith back to power and building a second Death Star.
Because Trudeau was born in Montreal, Quebec, little is known of his life until 1940, when he was conscripted into the Canadian Army.
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 Federalism and the French Canadians by Pierre Trudeau
Trudeau, with the aid of several colleagues, fought the imminent wave of social chaos in Quebec with anti-clerical and communist visions he obtained while in his adolescent years.
Trudeau had always been labeled as a radical or socialist, but upon reading his anthology, the reader accepts the notion that he was an advocate of liberalism and democracy.
Pierre Trudeau captivated my imagination with his perspective of life in Canada and the future of the country without a stable government.
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 Pierre Trudeau - Images and Biography
Pierre Elliott Trudeau, Canada’s colorful Liberal Prime Minister, was born in Montreal on October 18, 1919.
After careers as a lawyer, media reporter, and politician, Trudeau and the Liberals won a solid majority in the general election of 1968.
Trudeau stayed in power until the general election of 1979, when the Progressive Conservatives under Joe Clark won a narrow victory.
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 Online NewsHour: Pierre Trudeau- October 3, 2000
Trudeau quickly became known for his sports car, the company he kept and the signature red rose on his lapel.
PIERRE TRUDEAU: These people in Quebec and in Canada want to split it up, they want to take it away from their children, they want to break it down.
Prime minister Trudeau was in office from the end of the Johnson administration until Ronald Reagan was running for reelection in 1984.
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 Pierre Trudeau at opensource encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In 1949 he was an active supporter of workers in the Asbestos Strike and edited an important book on the subject which argued that the strike was a seminal event in Quebec's history marking the beginning of resistance to the conservative, francophone clerical establishment and anglophone business class that had long ruled the province.
As justice minister Pierre Trudeau was responsible for removing laws against homosexuality from the Criminal Code of Canada, famously remarking, "The state has no business in the bedrooms of the nation." He also liberalized divorce laws and clashed with Quebec premier Daniel Johnson, Sr.
While Pierre Trudeau was popular in Quebec in his time, leading the Liberals to capturing 74 out of 75 seats from the province in the 1980 federal election, he is seen by many Quebecers, particularly in the media, academic and political establishments as a vendu (sell out).
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 Pierre Trudeau Links and Resources, Former Prime Minister of Canada
This is because Trudeau's policies were thought by many westerners to favour Ontario and
However, Canadians still remain subject to double jeopardy, in the sense that the Crown retains the right to appeal acquittals (a right upheld by the Supreme Court in 1988 as consistent with the Charter), and Canadian libel laws still do not incorporate a presumption of innocence.
Trudeau did not provide any further protections against double jeopardy.
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 Pierre Elliot Trudeau, Books, Information, Resources
As if he were sitting across the table from you, Pierre Trudeau reminisces about his life in an informal, direct way.
Pierre Elliott Trudeau: Reason Before Passion traces Trudeau’s privileged Quebecois childhood to his life at 24 Sussex, and afterward.
Trudeau's Shadow is a collection of 23 original essays that offer a fresh perspective on the life and legacy of our country's 15th prime minister.
www.clevernet.net /pierre_trudeau/books_pierre_trudeau.html   (1448 words)

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