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Lester B. Pearson

Lester B. Pearson( )
Author: Cohen, Andrew
Editor: Ralston, Saul
Publication Date:Sep 2008
Publisher:Penguin Canada
Imprint:Penguin Canada
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $19.95
Book Description:

In his 2 terms as prime minister, from 1963-1968, Lester B. Pearson oversaw the revamping of Canada through the introduction of Medicare, the Canada Pension Plan, the Commission on Bilingualism and Biculturalism, the Auto Pact, and the new Maple Leaf flag. Pearson came to power after an impressive career as a diplomat, where he played a vital role in the creation of NATO and the United Nations, later serving as president of its General Assembly. He put Canada on the world stage when he...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Political Science / World / Canadian
Biography & Autobiography / General
Biography & Autobiography / Political
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.35 x 8.03 x 0.79 Inches
Book Weight:0.695 Pounds

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