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Saskatchewan Elections: Blakeney goes for two in a row in '75

Saskatchewan is an enigma. The same province that elected North America's first socialist government also launched the career of Tory Prime Minister John Diefenbaker. In the past 40 years the winds of political change have swept through Saskatchewan as voters have elected leaders from four different parties into office. Tommy Douglas. Ross Thatcher. Grant Devine. Roy Romanow. These are the political gunslingers that have turned Saskatchewan's provincial elections into prairie showdowns.

Sunday Magazine takes a look at the 1975 election.
Medium: Radio
Program: Sunday Magazine
Broadcast Date: June 8, 1975
Guests: Allan Blakeney, John Messer, David Stewart
Host: Bob Oxley, George Rich
Reporter: Ken McCreath
Duration: 20:23

Last updated: September 10, 2013

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