Paperback / softback
May 17, 2017
9781772122657
English
384
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$24.95 USD, £19.50 GBP
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Trudeau's Tango

Alberta Meets Pierre Elliott Trudeau, 1968–1972

Trudeau appeared to enjoy the encounter. He stood his ground while escaping projectiles, including a tomatoIn this insightful and lively history, Liberal insider Darryl Raymaker recalls the attempt to broker "a marriage from hell" between the federal Liberal Party and Alberta's Social Credit government in the late 1960s. Raymaker uses his deep connections and backroom knowledge to trace the tangled political relationships that developed when charismatic statesman Pierre Trudeau confronted the forces of oil and agriculture in Canada's west. Part memoir, part chronicle, Trudeau's Tango provides a window into Canadian history, politics, economics, and the zeitgeist of the late 1960s. Foreword by Lloyd Axworthy.

About the Author

Darryl Raymaker was born, raised, and educated in Alberta and practiced law in Calgary for more than 50 years. His involvement in the federal Liberal Party began in 1963. He ran as a candidate four times and has served on the National Executive of the Liberal Party of Canada. He lives in Calgary.

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