Champions, Part 2: The Trappings of Power

  • 1978 ----- color ----- 56 min ----- 16mm///
  • Engaged in activities that have sometimes overlapped and sometimes reinforced one another, Rene Levesque's and Pierre Elliott Trudeau's careers were on a collision course from 1967. Ironies of fate and circumstance, reversals of position and diverging political philosophies slowly built to the 1976 electoral confrontation. Provides the background to the struggle between the two men and their ideologies--Separatism vs. Federalism. Helps to illuminate one of the great crises in Canadian history. Covers the time from 1967 to 1977.
  • Topics: (Biography, Canadian Studies, Political Science: Canadian)