The Canadian Press

1983-06-11 | Mulroney-PC-leader-Clark-concedes

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Joe Clark conceded defeat at the Tory leadership convention June 11. He called for a united stand behind Brian Mulroney. (Mulroney won the Progressive Conservative party leadership in 1983. Although he lacked any parliamentary experience, he had good organizational skills and extensive knowledge of Quebec.)

Date: 1983-06-11
Placeline: Ottawa, ON, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 39 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << the party now has its duty to ensure that that choice is supported in every corner of the party at every corner of the country for my part for my part I intend to ensure that that happens and I want to begin tonight by asking that the election of Brian Mulroney as national leader of the Progressive Conservative party be made unanimous that >>

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