Digital Archives | Jan 29, 1969 | 5:09

Pearson delivers the BBC Reith Lectures

Pearson argues attacking injustice can be a moral alternative to war and will allow everyone, especially young people, to constructively channel their ideals.

Now Playing on CBC Radio Help Refresh

CBC Radio One

Listen Live Ottawa change

CBC Radio 2

Listen Live Eastern change

CBC Radio 3

Listen Live Radio 3
Digital Archives - Pearson discusses Vietnam and women's libDec 31, 1972 | 7:33Digital Archives Pearson discusses Vietnam and women's lib Video
Digital Archives Pearson discusses Vietnam and women's lib Dec 31, 1972 | 7:33
Digital Archives - 'We are all Pearson's children'Dec 31, 1972 | 11:42Digital Archives 'We are all Pearson's children' Video
Digital Archives 'We are all Pearson's children' Dec 31, 1972 | 11:42Live coverage of Pearson's state funeral held in Ottawa on a cold Dec. 31, 1972.
Digital Archives - Lester B. Pearson reflects on a life in politicsOct 19, 1972 | 5:09Digital Archives Lester B. Pearson reflects on a life in politics Audio
Digital Archives Lester B. Pearson reflects on a life in politics Oct 19, 1972 | 5:09Two months before his death, former Prime Minister Lester B. Pearson discusses his newly published memoirs including an encounter with Winston Churchill.
Digital Archives - Lester B. Pearson contends for Liberal party leadershipNov 3, 1971 | 5:34Digital Archives Lester B. Pearson contends for Liberal party leadership Video
Digital Archives Lester B. Pearson contends for Liberal party leadership Nov 3, 1971 | 5:34Pearson throws his hat in the ring for the leadership of the Liberal party.
Digital Archives - Pearson: From athlete to academicNov 3, 1971 | 3:36Digital Archives Pearson: From athlete to academic Video
Digital Archives Pearson: From athlete to academic Nov 3, 1971 | 3:36A look at Pearson's formative years before politics came knocking at his door.
Digital Archives - Meet Mr. PearsonApr 20, 1969 | 56:34Digital Archives Meet Mr. Pearson Video
Digital Archives Meet Mr. Pearson Apr 20, 1969 | 56:34A day in the life of Prime Minister Lester B. Pearson is documented in a 1964 CBC film that was held back from broadcast for five years.
Digital Archives - Pearson delivers the BBC Reith LecturesJan 29, 1969 | 5:09Digital Archives Pearson delivers the BBC Reith Lectures Audio
Digital Archives Pearson delivers the BBC Reith Lectures Jan 29, 1969 | 5:09Pearson argues attacking injustice can be a moral alternative to war and will allow everyone, especially young people, to constructively channel their ideals.
Digital Archives - Pearson speaks at King's statue unveilingJul 1, 1968 | 8:43Digital Archives Pearson speaks at King's statue unveiling Video
Digital Archives Pearson speaks at King's statue unveiling Jul 1, 1968 | 8:43One prime minister speaks about another in 1968.
Digital Archives - Changing of the Grit guardApr 6, 1968 | 8:30Digital Archives Changing of the Grit guard Video
Digital Archives Changing of the Grit guard Apr 6, 1968 | 8:30Pearson bids farewell to politics as Trudeau is picked as his successor.
Digital Archives - Prime Ministers Address the Nation: Pearson seeks to clarify confidence, 1968Feb 20, 1968 | 3:42Digital Archives Prime Ministers Address the Nation: Pearson seeks to clarify confidence, 1968 Video
Digital Archives Prime Ministers Address the Nation: Pearson seeks to clarify confidence, 1968 Feb 20, 1968 | 3:42After an unexpected defeat in the House, Pearson tells Canadians the situation must be cleared up.
Digital Archives - Pearson says make bilingualism 'real'Feb 5, 1968 | 2:11Digital Archives Pearson says make bilingualism 'real' Audio
Digital Archives Pearson says make bilingualism 'real' Feb 5, 1968 | 2:11Prime minister details B & B recommendations.
Digital Archives - Pearson: 'Too intelligent for politics'Dec 19, 1967 | 7:30Digital Archives Pearson: 'Too intelligent for politics' Audio
Digital Archives Pearson: 'Too intelligent for politics' Dec 19, 1967 | 7:30Pundits and colleagues reflect on Pearson's term in office following his surprise retirement.
Digital Archives - Pearson stands up to de GaulleJul 25, 1967 | 11:43Digital Archives Pearson stands up to de Gaulle Audio
Digital Archives Pearson stands up to de Gaulle Jul 25, 1967 | 11:43As the country reacts to Charles de Gaulle's controversial words, Pearson prepares to deliver his official rebuke.
Digital Archives - Equality First: Call for the Bird CommissionFeb 3, 1967 | 2:07Digital Archives Equality First: Call for the Bird Commission Video
Digital Archives Equality First: Call for the Bird Commission Feb 3, 1967 | 2:07Two weeks before the Royal Commission is officially set in motion, Prime Minister Pearson and chairperson Florence Bird discuss their goals.
Digital Archives - Predicting the federal election of 1965Nov 5, 1965 | 8:34Digital Archives Predicting the federal election of 1965 Video
Digital Archives Predicting the federal election of 1965 Nov 5, 1965 | 8:34Correspondents in five regions project another Liberal minority in 1965.

1 of 2