Diefenbaker


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Diefenbaker

John George. 1895--1979, Canadian Conservative statesman; prime minister of Canada (1957--63)
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While Canadian Prime Minister John Diefenbaker is most often criticized for his foreign policy, Cavell and Touhey emphasize the need to look at the milieu the Prime Minister found himself in when he took office.
At the end of a 1961 presidential visit, Bundy accidentally left behind a briefing memo on which the president had scrawled a note asking his aide how to deal with the 'SOB.' Diefenbaker's staff delivered the memo to him He promptly flew into a rage and threatened to involve the press.
Segal differs from McMillan (and sounds more authentically Conservative) in arguing that Canada should have strong military forces, and he is more charitable in his assessment of Diefenbaker, but in other ways their views are similar.
In 1957, though, the political earth under Smallwood moved when Progressive Conservative (PC) national leader John Diefenbaker formed a minority government following a federal general election in which five of Newfoundland's seven constituencies returned Liberal members.
There's a phenomenon that occurs each fall, where one of North America's largest concentrations of white-fronted geese amasses at Lake Diefenbaker in southern Saskatchewan.
The Saskatchewan Landing Provincial Park straddles the west end of Lake Diefenbaker. Saskatchewan Landing was once a bustling centre.
But, according to John Diefenbaker, a former prime minister of Canada, freedom is the right to be wrong, not the right to do wrong.
Martin's role changed after John Diefenbaker's victories in 1957 and 1958.
In June 1957, John Diefenbaker became Prime Minister of which country?
Saskatchewan's John Diefenbaker championed human rights as a Member of Parliament in 1945.