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Ernest C. Manning retires

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.

The master politician says farewell.
Medium: Radio
Program: CBC Radio News Special
Broadcast Date: Dec. 4, 1968
Duration: 37:53

Last updated: February 27, 2013

Page consulted on December 6, 2013

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