• Short Summary

    Site of the Liberal leadership convention: the Ottawa coliseum where microphones and television cameras are all in place.

  • Description

    Site of the Liberal leadership convention: the Ottawa coliseum where microphones and television cameras are all in place. Amid the bustle of final preparations, delegates are signed in at the registration booth. One of the first -- Martin Winter of Huxley, Alberta. In a downtown Ottawa hotel, the two major candidates set up their campaign headquarters and pass out badges to their supporters. Paul Martin greets delegates as they arrive and checks the progress of his campaign with his workers. Upstairs in his headquarters, other workers greet delegates and answer questions of visiting newsmen.......

    In another suite in the hotel, the other major and candidate, Laster Pearson, meets delegates and with his supporters, plans campaign strategy...

    For the retiring leader, Mister St. Laurent, a rousing welcome by the members of the Canadian University Liberal federation. Later, the retiring leader meets the two major candidates for his succession............

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1NHEZOG3ADRCWU7C44J3GVMB6
    Media URN:
    VLVA1NHEZOG3ADRCWU7C44J3GVMB6
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/01/1958
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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