The Canadian Press

2001-04-04 | Chretien-Pie-Trial

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A man who hit the prime minister in the face with a pie in PEI was found guilty of assault on April 4th. He said when he pied Jean Chretien last summer in Charlottetown, it was a harmless form of political protest. But a judge said the law did not distinguish between degrees of assault. Brown had this to say outside the courtroom. (Evan Wade Brown was sentenced to 30 days in jail on May 16th.)

Date: 2001-04-04
Placeline: Charlottetown, PE, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 16 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << I think the judge was very very honest actually in very very generous in this terminology actually created a great deal as I expected no less, I don't mind perhaps the punishment if this is the price I have to pay to engage in active markers that >>

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