The Canadian Press

1973-01-01 | Pearson-Funeral

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Lester B. Pearson, former prime minister and Nobel Peace Prize winner, is laid to rest. He passed away December 28, 1972.

Date: 1973-01-01
Placeline: Ottawa, ON, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 66 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << in striking contrast to the ceremony of yesterday's state funeral conducted in a freezing drizzle through the streets of auto WA Lester Pearson now rests in the peace and quiet of a remote rustic cemetery in the Gatineau hills of go back about twenty five miles from Parliament Hill in his eulogy the very Reverend Arthur be more praise both Pearson the statesman and Pearson the man the last few days have filled the air and the press with tributes recognizing the greatness of this Ontario minister's son but all of this would be empty without the authentic greatness of the human spirit which brought the recognition a lone Piper on the by Tom gunners provided a dramatic closed to the public portion of the funeral as the family departed for a private burial service this is John McCain on a wall >>

Clip ID: 19730101CPCN001