The Canadian Press

1988-10-25 | Mulroney-Turner-debate

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Free trade was a big issue in the 1988 election campaign. During a TV debate on October 25, Prime Minister Mulroney took issue with Liberal leader Turner's statement that he had sold Canada out to the US.

Date: 1988-10-25
Placeline: Ottawa, ON, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 32 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << good evening this election is about the future of our country it's about maintaining our independence and using that independence for fairness for ordinary Canadians last night in the French debate Mister Mulroney failed completely to answer criticisms that his trade deal threatens our families our environment our Medicare and pensions good evening ladies and gentleman four years ago you honored me and my party with a mandate to govern our country tonight I believe that I can say we have done what we set out to do we have set this country our beloved Canada on a new course good evening this election is about our future as an independent country but Canadians will decide on November twenty first is the kind of Canada we want for ourselves for our children Mr Mulroney and Mister Broadbent will talk to you about leadership they mean leadership of the party but they should be talking about his leadership of a country >>

Clip ID: 19881025CPCN001