He created Canada’s Bill of Rights.
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He appointed the first woman into Canada’s Parliament.
1957 Newsreel: John Diefenbaker becomes Canadian PM
Published on Mar 14, 2012
Diefenbaker’s Death Parts 1 to 4
CBC news special covering the death of John Diefenbaker, former prime minister of Canada, in 1979. Hosted by Knowlton Nash.
Canadian Prime Minister John Diefenbaker Addresses DePauw’s Class of 1960
Film footage from the DePauw University Archives, restored and edited by Ken Owen ’82.
For more on 1960’s commencement ceremony: http://www.depauw.edu/news/index.asp?id=21911
John Diefenbaker – “I am a Canadian” LP – Side 1
“I am a Canadian” LP – Side 1
John Diefenbaker (1895-1979)
RCA Victor CC-1027, Canadian pressing, circa 1965
33 1/3 RPM, 12″
Posted for educational purposes.
1-1 “I am a Canadian” (from the Canadian Bill of Rights)
John Diefenbaker – Famous Speeches
This video is a collection of short clips of famous speeches from John Diefenbaker (Prime Minister of Canada 1957-63) as portrayed by Neil Millard, a Saskatchewan actor.
CBC Archives: Diefenbaker’s Flag Crusade, 1964
1964 – In this CBC-TV News clip, PC leader and former Prime Minister John Diefenbaker attacks PM Lester Pearson’s plan to adopt a new Canadian flag.
Find this and 12,000 other clips from the CBC Digital Archives at http://www.cbc.ca/archives
Chief (Part 1 of 4)
Documentary portrait on politician John Diefenbaker. People on the street comment on his past performance as prime minister and opposition leader. Journalist Jack Webster, after a news conference, talks about Diefenbaker’s personality and his accessibility to the news media.
On an early morning fishing trip on Vancouver Island, Diefenbaker jokes with his companions and recalls historical quips from Canadian politicians.
In his office on Parliament Hill, Diefenbaker comments on the accomplishments of past prime minister Mackenzie King. Sequences of Diefenbaker walking his dog in Rockcliffe Park and attending church services with Mrs. Diefenbaker.
On a train from Saskatoon to Prince Albert he recalls his childhood and early law practice. Diefenbaker speaks to his hometown kinsmen club, greets townsfolk, and is re-elected leader at the Conservative Party leadership convention.
Back in his office on Parliament Hill he answers questions from producer Douglas Leiterman.