Marcel Marceau says he was a born mime: "It happened in the womb." When he was a young boy in his native Strasbourg, neighborhood children would bang on his door insisting that he come out and entertain them with his Charlie Chaplin impersonations.
The mood was deceptively subdued when Premier René Lévesque laid out his government’s priorities for the year in the Parti Québécois’ second Throne Speech. The only flash of nationalist rhetoric came, ironically, from Lieutenant-Governor Hugues Lapointe.By DAVID THOMAS8 min
Proof? There it is, seated like obedient schoolboys around the horseshoe table at that federal-provincial Conference on the Economic Plummet that was impinging on your afternoon soap-opera injection. Who would have suspected the lust that lurks beneath all those bland, barbered faces and safe, sincere suits?By Allan Fotheringham5 min
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