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Tommy Douglas Speaks; till power is brought to pooling, Lovick, L. D. (Editor)
1 Lovick, L. D. (Editor) Tommy Douglas Speaks; till power is brought to pooling
Lantzville, BC Oolichan Books 1979 0889820228 / 9780889820227 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Signed by Biographee; DJ shows some shelf wear.; Inscribed by Tommy Douglas "To Lillian With Best Wishes from Tommy Douglas" on FFEP. A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 288 pages; Tommy (T.C.) Douglas was an eminent Canadian politician who helped give the Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (CCF) party a platform when he became Premier of Saskatchewan. The CCF - a precursor to the New Democratic Party (NDP) was instrumental in instituting many of the benefits that Canadians still enjoy today like medicare. Douglas became the official spokesman as the NDP's first leader. This is a compilation of his speeches from 1936-1978. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Lester Pearson and the Dream of Unity, Stursberg, Peter
2 Stursberg, Peter Lester Pearson and the Dream of Unity
Toronto Doubleday 1978 0385134789 / 9780385134781 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket 
DJ has minor scuffing and chipping, spine lightly faded. ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 456 pages; "This is the first of two volumes covering the political and diplomatic careers of Lester B. Pearson, Canada's fourteenth Prime Minister and the winner of the Nobel Prize for Peace." A great photo of Pearson with his 3 proteges, Trudeau, Turner and Chretien, all of whom became Prime Minister in their own right. 
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