The Canadian Press

2004-03-19 | Mitchell Sharp Chretien

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Longtime Liberal politician Mitchell Sharp, who personified the term elder statesman, died March 19th at age 92 in an Ottawa hospital. Sharp was a good friend of former prime minister Jean Chretien, who said Sharp guided him in his early days as a rookie MP. (Sharp had been suffering from prostate cancer.)

Date: 2004-03-19
Placeline: SHAWINIGAN, Quebec.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 17 seconds

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