Canada: Man of Tomorrow

In campaigning for the post of Canada's Prime Minister, Pierre Elliott Trudeau urged Canadians: "Let's take a bit of a chance." He offered the voters "a great adventure of discovery" and insisted that "the important thing is that Canadians are beginning to realize for the first time that this country is a fabulous place." The ideas proved irresistible. Last week Canadians took a chance by overwhelmingly electing Trudeau, 48, their 15th Prime Minister.

Sweeping his Liberal Party behind him to a clear majority in Parliament, Trudeau thus launched upon the latest chapter in...

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