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1970 - Toronto

1970 FILE PHOTO - ARCHIVES -<br />
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Looking happy before his defeat in the Quebec Liberal leadership race was announced; Claude Wagner (left) clasps hands with federal labor minister Bryce Mackasey. <br />
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After Robert Bourassa won the leadership Mackasey had to persuade the then-grim Wagner to mount the podium in Quebec city and shake hands with Bourassa; which prevented an open split among the Liberals at the convention.<br />
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PHOTO : Reg INNELL - Toronto Star Archives - AQP
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PLQ Leadership convention
1970 FILE PHOTO - ARCHIVES -

Looking happy before his defeat in the Quebec Liberal leadership race was announced; Claude Wagner (left) clasps hands with federal labor minister Bryce Mackasey.

After Robert Bourassa won the leadership Mackasey had to persuade the then-grim Wagner to mount the podium in Quebec city and shake hands with Bourassa; which prevented an open split among the Liberals at the convention.

PHOTO : Reg INNELL - Toronto Star Archives -...
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From gallery: 1970 - Toronto
Source: Fonds Toronto Star
Date: 1 Jul 1970
Location: Canada
Credit: Toronto Star Archives
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