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Don Getty runs for election in Alberta

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.

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Don Getty runs into some interference while campaigning.
Medium: Television
Program: The National
Broadcast Date: April 28, 1986
Guest(s): Don Getty, Ray Martin, Nick Taylor
Anchor: Sheldon Turcott
Reporter: Paul Workman
Duration: 3:15 Campaign Ad: Conservative Party of Alberta

Last updated: February 27, 2013

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