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By a nose in 1970

For generations, Nova Scotia's politics were a largely predictable affair that saw the Liberal Party serve in virtual dynasties that lasted in excess of 40 years. That all changed in the 1950s, when voters' loyalties to the "party of their parents" ended and the Progressive Conservatives began to emerge as a viable alternative. CBC Archives takes a look back at the decades long tug of war between the Liberals and Conservatives in "Canada's Ocean Playground."

Tory leader G.I. Smith, NDP leader Jeremy Akerman and Liberal leader Gerald Regan react to the results of the tightest election race in Nova Scotia's history.
Medium: Radio
Program: Radio News
Broadcast Date: Oct. 14, 1970
Guest(s): Jeremy Akerman, Gerald Regan, George Isaac Smith
Duration: 0:53

Last updated: February 27, 2013

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