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Wendell Hennan
Oct 19, 2015 Wendell Hennan rated it liked it
Published almost 20 years ago, 1996, Bob Rae shares his early life as the son of a civil servant with assignments and life outside Canada, his education and political life starting in Federal politics and then Provincial. I lived in Ontario in September 1990 and in fact voted for Bob Rae, as an anti Liberal David Peterson vote and was as surprised as Bob Rae himself when the NDP swept to power. He details the challenges of the next 5 years and takes pride, justifiably, in the many accomplishment ...more
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An interesting read, with a noticeable helping of Clintonesque whitewashing of expected subjects.
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Interesting account but as in any political memoir too much self-justification.
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Robert Keith "Bob" Rae, PC, OC, OOnt, QC, MP is a Canadian politician.

Rae was elected as a New Democratic Party Member of Parliament in 1978, serving as finance critic. He won the leadership of the Ontario New Democratic Party in 1982, signed the Liberal-NDP Accord to support David Peterson's minority Liberal government between 1985 and 1990, and served as Premier of Ontario between 1990 and 1995.
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