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Boyde Beck: June 2012 Archives

Boyde Beck - Party Like It's 1897

Boyde Beck.jpgWe've been hearing a lot about the Queen's Diamond Jubilee - however before Queen Elizabeth the 2nd celebrated her 60th anniversary on the throne, Queen Victoria also celebrated her diamond anniversary. And apparently they knew how to celebrate and party back in 1897. Historian Boyde Beck joined Karen Mair in the studio.
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Boyde Beck - John Hamilton Gray

Boyde Beck.jpgJohn Hamilton Gray is celebrating his 201st birthday tomorrow. Or he would be, if he hadn't died. And that would certainly have to make him PEI's oldest-living former premier. Kerry Campbell talks with Historian Boyde Beck about the man who was host to the Charlottetown Conference back in 1864.
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