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Chrétien attacked as Indian Affairs minister

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.

Jean Chrétien's plan to end "paternalistic" special rights for Indians is harshly criticized by native leaders.

Chretien
Medium: Radio
Program: Sunday Magazine
Broadcast Date: June 29, 1969
Guest(s): Harold Cardinal, Jean Chrétien, Walter Dieter, Kahn-Tineta Horn
Host: Bill Paul, Alex Trebek
Duration: 6:58

Last updated: April 12, 2013

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