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Canada / Quebec Separatist Movement #128842

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, May 29, 1990
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Montreal: John McKenzie) Issue of independence for province of Quebec, Canada, featured; scenes shown from Montreal, Canada, capital of this French-speaking province which is seeking to preserve its distinctive way of life. [University of Quebec professor Pierre FOURNIER - says Quebec is under a serious demographic threat.] Quebec's constitutional demands to keep it from seceding outlined on screen. [Newfoundland premier Clyde WELLS - says Quebec's demands are too much.] Mood in province detailed. [National Scientific Research Institution Daniel LATOUCHE - comments on secessionist frame of mind.] [Journalist Lise BISSONNETTE - says Quebec wants to keep control over its economic life.] Fear of other Canadians that country will break up noted. [Three CANADIANS - comment on Quebec separatism.]

Jennings, Peter;
McKenzie, John

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