John G Diefenbaker

 On Rewind today, a portrait of Canada's 13th Prime Minister- John G. Diefenbaker. With his eyes blazing and his finger stabbing the air, Diefenbaker set 1950s Canada alight with his vision of a bountiful land on the threshold of greatness.

Yet many feel that the Saskatchewan lawyer's promise as Prime Minister exceeded his reach. His own party eventually turned against him. But no one can deny that "Dief the Chief" forged an intense bond with his beloved "average Canadians." 

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