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Canada / Quebec Issue #270531

CBS Evening News for Thursday, May 15, 1980
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(Studio) Canada's upcoming referendum with regard to Quebec separatist movement noted.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Montreal, Quebec) Pro- and anti-separatist positions examined; films shown. [Serge VALET - comments.] French President Charles de Gaulle's speech several years ago recalled as catalyst to movement; details given. Referendum campaign, spearheaded by Premier Rene Levesque examined. [LEVESQUE - comments.] Opposition to referendum by political leaders Claude Ryan and Prime Min. Pierre Elliott Trudeau noted. [TRUDEAU - comments.] [Bruno CHARTRAND, Celine BOULIABHE - state positions.] [Eileen TOURNEAU - comments on son's position.] Concern over possibility of violence by militant separatists noted; 1970 incidents recalled.
REPORTER: Steve Young

Schieffer, Bob;
Young, Steve

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