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Margaret Trudeau on life after Pierre

The Story

Consequences are something Margaret Trudeau knows all too well, and that's why it's the title of her second book of memoirs. In Consequences, she continues where she left off with her first book, the best-selling Beyond Reason. In this interview on CBC's The Barbara McLeod Show, Trudeau discusses how she's making a life for herself as a host on an Ottawa morning TV show after her split from Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau.

Medium: Television
Program: The Barbara McLeod Show
Broadcast Date: Feb. 19, 1982
Host: Barbara McLeod
Guest: Margaret Trudeau
Duration: 15:08

Did You know?

• "Perhaps, in the end, all that I have done comes back to one simple fact: that I was not intended for political public life. None of it, not the people, nor the demands, nor the rules, nor even the rewards. They were not for me, and no matter how hard I tried, I could not shape my character to fit what was required of me." -- Margaret Trudeau in Consequences


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