Canada: A New Leader

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Whatever their politics, Canadians have grown heartily sick of politics. Subjected to four national elections in six years, they voted last week in their second in ten months. The two principal contenders were familiar faces, ranged against each other for the third time. There was the flamboyant old Tory campaigner, Prime Minister John George Diefenbaker, 67, a prairie trial lawyer at his best on the hustings and at his weakest in running the Government. Against him once again stood Nobel Prizewinner Lester Bowles Pearson, 65, an able man whose quick,...

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