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Pierre Trudeau on the world stage

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Ask anyone outside Canada to name a Canadian prime minister, and the answer you're likely to get -- even years after he stepped down -- is Pierre Trudeau. He elevated Canada's profile around the globe, even if the results of his efforts did not always match his ambition. On the evening of Trudeau's death, CBC's Washington correspondent David Halton reports on Trudeau's global impact.

Medium: Television
Program: The National
Broadcast Date: Sept. 28, 2000
Host: Peter Mansbridge
Reporter: David Halton
Duration: 3:09

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