The Canadian Press

2004-02-09 | Obit Ryan

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A former leader of the Quebec Liberal party died in February at the age of 79. Canadian Press reporter Peter Ray looked back at the career of Claude Ryan, who many considered to be the intellectual dean of the party. (Ryan was admitted to hospital in December of 2003 suffering from inoperable stomach cancer.)

Date: 2004-02-09
Placeline: MONTREAL, Quebec.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 24 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << blue dragon wielded great power in the 1960s and 70s as publisher of the influential French language newspaper Le devoir driving his political career he led the Liberals from 1978 to 1982 and was at the head of the no forces which one the 1980s sovereignty referendum the montreal-born Ryan was first elected to the legislature in 1979 >>