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John Turner defends the War Measures Act

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Liberal Justice Minister John Turner defends Trudeau's contentious War Measures Act.

Medium: Television
Program: Update
Broadcast Date: Oct. 31, 1970
Host: John O'Leary
Duration: 2:37

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