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Canada / Quebec Elections #243312

CBS Evening News for Friday, Nov 12, 1976
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(Studio) On Monday, Canadian province of Quebec elects all its members in National Assembly. Party winning most seats will elect province's premier and control province. Strength of French Separatist party is significant.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Montreal, Canada) Importance and influence of Parti Quebecois, led by Rene Levesque, on coming elections noted. [LEVESQUE - says election is about changing government and putting in government party which representatives independents but also commitment to democrat process which will consult people before anything happens.] (CBS Newsfilm shown.) Campaign of Premier Robert Bourassa, of Liberal party noted. [BOURASSA - says it's not keeping Liberal party that's at stake, but future of province.] Quebec is 80% French-Canadian; concern in English sectors expressed. [MAN - says he doesn't like to see separation question; notes economy problems to deal with.] [2nd MAN - says over period of time, many might leave cntry.] Other details of election noted.
REPORTER: Steve Young

Mudd, Roger;
Young, Steve

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