Bracken, John

Bracken, John,

1883–1969, Canadian political leader, b. Ontario. A noted agricultural expert, he was premier of Manitoba for 20 years (1922–42). In 1942 he was chosen to lead Canada's Conservative party, which he renamed Progressive Conservative. Elected in 1945 to the Canadian House of Commons, he served as leader of the opposition until 1948, when he resigned.
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Produced by Kassie Bracken, John Woo and Dan Barry, "The Men of Atalissa" is the evocative, haunting story of a few dozen men with intellectual disability who lived in an old schoolhouse on top of a hill.
W&W AWAY: Paul Gamsby, Paul Bailey, Pete Davenport, Ray Broadfield, Anthony Bracken, John Sturdy, Colin Weaver, Wayne Curran, Paul Hemming, Justin Hemmings, Carl Fielding, Steve Darling.