Great Canadian Speeches

From the News Archives of the CBC comes the landmark production Great Canadian Speeches, a two-volume videotape collection capturing key moments in our political history. This resource is an invaluable record of Canadian leaders speaking to Canadians, from Mackenzie King to Jean Chrétien. Each speech is prefaced by informative contextual narratives. Highly flexible, these speeches can be grouped by decade, political party, historic event, issue, or speaking style. Ideal for students of history, politics, mass media/ communications, public speaking, rhetoric and Canadian studies.

  • 2014
  • 9-12
  • 2 Titles

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CBC News Great Canadian Speeches (Part 1 of 2)

From the News Archives of the CBC comes the landmark production Great Canadian Speeches, a two-volume collection capturing key moments in our political history. Mackenzie King makes farewell address to the Liberal Party. Pierre Trudeau invokes the War Measures Act on national television. Tommy Douglas responds to Trudeau. René Lévesque addresses the 1980 Quebec referendum defeat. Jean Chrétien speaks prior to ...
  • 1997
  • 01:17:58
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

CBC News Great Canadian Speeches (Part 2 of 2)

From the News Archives of the CBC comes the landmark production Great Canadian Speeches, a two-volume collection capturing key moments in our political history. Lester Pearson promotes a new flag before hostile legionnaires. Kim Campbell gives 1993 concession speech. Jacques Parizeau delivers 1995 post-Quebec-referendum speech. Lucien Bouchard presents 1995 post-Quebec-referendum speech. Preston Manning announces the 1996 Reform Party Fresh Start Campaign.
  • 1997
  • 01:37:51
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013