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Jan 25, 2018
 More details Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau of Canada, Jimmy Carter, Margaret Trudeau and Rosalynn Carter at State Visit arrival. Photo: U.S. National Archives and Records Administration

Looking forward by looking back -- 1978

Karl Nerenberg
Pierre Trudeau had been in power for 10 years. Nigeria moved toward a (brief) return to democracy. And René Lévesque prepared the ground for 1980's referendum on Quebec independence.
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Jan 18, 2018
Photograph of The Reagans and Mulroneys in Quebec in 1985. Photo: U.S. National Archives and Records Administration

Looking forward by looking back, 1988 -- Part 2

Karl Nerenberg
Brian Mulroney is remembered for his unctuous manner and the whiff of corruption that surrounded him. In fact, his was a consequential government. Part 2 of 2.
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Jan 17, 2018
November 1988 federal election rally in Calgary. With Mayor Ralph Klein, Prime Minister Brian Mulroney, Premier Don Getty, and former Prime Minister Joe Clark

Looking forward by looking back, 1988 -- Part 1

Karl Nerenberg
Brian Mulroney is remembered for his unctuous manner and the whiff of corruption that surrounded him. In fact, his was a consequential government. Part 1 of 2.
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Jan 12, 2018
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Moving forward by looking back, 1998

Karl Nerenberg
In 1998, it looked like Jean Chrétien and his Liberals could remain in power forever. With his response to the near loss of the 1995 referendum, however, Chrétien sowed the seeds of his party's demise
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