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A parliamentary curtain call

It was a hardscrabble climb to the top for Jean Chrétien. "The little guy from Shawinigan" surprised everyone - except himself - by finding his way to the summit of Canadian politics. From the pool hall political debates of his childhood to the opulent offices of Ottawa, CBC Radio and Television capture the long, colourful career of Canada's 20th prime minister.

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MPs of all stripes put aside party politics to pay tribute to Jean Chrétien.
Chretien
Medium: Television
Program: The National
Broadcast Date: Nov. 6, 2003
Host: Mark Kelley
Reporter: Paul Hunter
Duration: 5:12

Last updated: April 10, 2013

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