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Callwood quits PEN amidst charges of racism

No one was excluded in the world of June Callwood. The celebrated journalist/activist with a "just fix it" attitude worked tirelessly for countless causes. She helped found over 50 social organizations including Nellie's women's shelter and Casey House, Canada's first AIDS hospice. Dubbed St. June, the woman with movie star good looks and an unwavering capacity for compassion, battled personal tragedy, depression and controversy in a long life that served as Canada's conscience.

A panel discussion on Callwood and the PEN controversy.
Medium: Radio
Program: The Arts Tonight
Broadcast Date: Feb. 18, 1994
Guest(s): Robert Everett-Green, Robert Fulford, Suzanne King
Host: Shelagh Rogers
Duration: 8:19

Last updated: March 7, 2013

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