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Ed Broadbent: Out of the running

As leader of the NDP, Ed Broadbent was a democratic socialist who loved to smoke cigars and drive fast cars. Broadbent led his party through contentious constitutional debates and weathered a western revolt before capturing the party's biggest seat count ever in 1988. After 14 years and four elections he resigned the leadership and became a human rights advocate, and in 2004 he made a political comeback to sit in Parliament once more.

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Medium: Radio
Program: This Country in the Morning
Broadcast Date: Jan. 20, 1975
Guest(s): Ed Broadbent
Host: Michael Enright
Duration: 20:14

Last updated: November 23, 2012

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