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[Remark: The Progressive Conservatives hold convention in the Ottawa Coloseum and after a period of speech making and pandemonium, John Diefenbaker was proposed leader by Donald Fleming and seconded by Davie Fulton.] Shots of bilingual signs of province names including: Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Manitoba, Quebec, Ontario, etc. Shots of John Diefenbaker supporters: older woman and others wearing Diefenbaker badges. Shots of broadcasters' booth. George Hogan presents painting to George Drew and shots of delegates parading in with banners. CU of badges on delegates. CU of official Progressive Conservative party emblem. Léon Balcer calling meeting to order, delegates filing in to vote. Shot of Charlotte Whitton in red robes, tricorn hat, chains of office addressing the delegates. Shot of Diefenbaker, Donald Fleming and Davie Fulton on platform. Delegates applauding Whitton and LS of Drew speaking (December 1956).


Excerpt from
Progressive Conservative Convention
National Film Board
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Reel 35 mm, Video HI 8, Born Digital, ProRes
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35mm neg b&w
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