René Lévesque

René Lévesque

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He was the most unlikely leader: straightforward, uninterested in personal wealth, unprepossessing. Yet his charisma affected even those who disliked his political aim to achieve independence for Quebec. René Lévesque was born into a Quebec dominated by the Catholic Church, rural values, and Anglophone control of business. He was part of the 1960s Quiet Revolution that saw the province become a secular society bent on economic success and, for some, political independence. A journalist, war reporter, and television host, Lévesque channelled his communication skills into a political career that encompassed the most tumultuous periods in Canadian history. As founder of the Parti Québecois, he held a close referendum in 1980 that proved wrenching for Canadian unity and permanently altered the country's political landscape.
Publisher: [Toronto] : CNIB, 2010.
Branch Call Number: TB 971.404092 Leves -P
Characteristics: 1 CD-ROM (ca. 5 hr.) : bd. ; 12 cm.
Additional Contributors: Persaud, Melanie

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