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Peter Lougheed's go-go campaign

Albertans don't elect parties so much as anoint political dynasties. And the governments — led by some of the most colourful, popular and durable premiers in Canadian history — have tended to rule for decades. CBC Archives looks back at pivotal election campaigns in Canada's bastion of conservative populism; the glory and the gaffes, the landslides and the losers, the radio preachers and the man they just call Ralph.

Frantic door-knocking, early mornings and go-go dancing through the 1967 campaign.
Medium: Television
Program: CBC Television News Special
Broadcast Date: Aug. 19, 1971
Duration: 6:48

Last updated: February 27, 2013

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