CANADA: Cool Campaign

CANADA Cool Campaign Canadian Author Bruce Hutchison once remarked that "Canadians, a subarctic species, like their politics cold." Last week, in an atmosphere of cool calm, Canadian voters were in the process of deciding between two honorable gentlemen for their next Prime Minister. Election day is Monday, Aug. 10.

Intent on extending the Liberal Party's string of four consecutive victories and 18 years of power is Prime Minister Louis St. Laurent, 71, who succeeded William Lyon Mackenzie King as leader of his party and nation in 1948. St. Laurent was using an old and effective campaign technique. He traveled around the...

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