The Canadian Press

1993-11-17 | Levesque-obit

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Quebec lost it's longest-serving politician. Gerard D. Levesque died November 17th at the age of 67. Levesque was first elected to the National Assembly in 1956 at the age of 30. He had represented Bonaventure in the Gaspe Peninsula since then, winning 10 straight elections. In May of 1992, he was honored as the longest-serving member of the assembly. The ever-smiling Levesque was modest with reporters.

Date: 1993-11-17
Placeline: Quebec City, QC, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 26 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << I feel a, overwhelmed by all the all all these good words and, congratulations and all this but I I take it in a very modest way that does that after all it all depends on a lot of my writing which can be back here from time to time and at the same time I the lord help me with that would help the bill now >>

Clip ID: 19931117CPCN001