Lester B. Pearson

Lester B. Pearson

DAISY - 2009
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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 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. He put Canada on the world stage when he won the 1957 Nobel Peace Prize for his handling of the Suez Crisis, during which he brokered the formation of a UN peacekeeping force. Some descriptions of violence. 2008.
Publisher: Toronto : CNIB, 2009
Branch Call Number: TB 971.064 COH NVD
Characteristics: 1 computer laser optical disc (5 hrs., 12 min.) : sd. ; 4 3/4 in
Additional Contributors: Romanow, Kathryn

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