Alberta Politics

ernest manning on alberta’s oil sands.

Former Premier Ernest Manning spoke on television about Alberta’s oil sands in the 1960s.

2 replies on “ernest manning on alberta’s oil sands.”

this clip begat a stroll through the cine audio-visual archives, which turned into a run of related youtube videos showing scenes from 1970s edmonton…. all-in-all, that was a full-on 1.5 hour internet tangent…. thank-you for the distraction!

One thing that really caught me by surprise was the public prayer at the end of Mayor Hawrelak’s speech in 1955…. my how the face of public politics has changed.. I don’t think Mandel would be able to sit still through a similar exercise…

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