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Mrs. Gouzenko shows her face

On Sept. 5, 1945, just after the end of the Second World War, a Russian cipher clerk named Igor Gouzenko fled the Soviet Embassy in Ottawa with 109 documents proving the existence of a Soviet spy ring in Canada. His revelations reverberated throughout the world and helped to ignite the Cold War.

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Svetlana Gouzenko gives her first interview, criticizing the RCMP and revealing a portrait of her late husband to show that he was handsome.

Medium: Television
Program: Monitor
Broadcast Date: Oct. 19, 1987
Guest(s): Svetlana Gouzenko
Reporter: Christina Pochmursky
Duration: 22:22

Last updated: October 24, 2013

Page consulted on October 9, 2014

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