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St. Laurent : The Man and His Country

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Library and Archives Canada: 16mm, VHS, Betacam.
"Film about Louis St. Laurent and the development of Canada's natural resources. It shows: naval and air defence; industry; farming; imports and exports under the St. Laurent government; waterfalls; rivers; wheat fields; airplanes; shipyards; and mining operations. Also shown are: St. Laurent's home; his father's store; Laval University; St. Laurent and Winston Churchill in London, England at the Commonwealth Trade Conference; Canada's part in building the St. Lawrence Seaway; St. Laurent and President Dwight D. Eisenhower; Canada's major role in NATO; a United Nations meeting; St. Laurent fulfilling the need for housing and veteran's hospitals after the Second World War; The Royal Canadian Air Force defending the arctic frontier; aluminum in British Columbia; cattle; oil; natural gas in Alberta; and St. Laurent taking part in the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II."

University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario: 16mm.