The National Dream The Great Debate

The National Dream The Great Debate

In the fourth episode of The National Dream, Sir John A. Macdonald, now back in power, reluctantly agrees to name Donald Smith, Jim Hall and George Stephen as heads of the syndicate that will build the railway. Though capable, resourceful capitalists, they are tainted by U.S. railway connections. After an exhausting marathon debate, the House passes the government’s railway bill.

  • 1974
  • 00:56:19
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 12/16/2013
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