Canada: Enter George Drew

Klieg lights threw a hot white glare over the green chamber in Canada's House of Commons last week. For the first time, newsreel cameramen were allowed into the crowded galleries to film the opening of a session of Parliament.

The cameras got action right away. Louis St. Laurent rose to make his first appearance in Parliament as Prime Minister and leader of the reigning Liberal Party. He was tense and nervous. Directly across the aisle from him sat George Alexander Drew, the new boss of the rival Progressive Conservative Party. St. Laurent started...

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