Along time ago in a galaxy far, far away....Try to imagine how it was. Back then Joe Clark was prime minister. His finance minister, John Crosbie, had just been selected Man of the Year by The Globe and Mail's Report on Business. Pravda was admitting the U.S.S.R. was sending “a limited military contingent” to Afghanistan, but argued it was merely to help repel— (wink)—outside aggression.By Roy MacGregor15 min
Farley Mowat has always been some-thing of a performer in life. He has used his appearance—the unruly, bristling bird's nest of a beard—as something to hide behind, and if that didn't work he could always resort to his bad-boy image. Over the years he has built a reputation of being a prickly, unpredictable maverick who at formal dinners has been known to bare his buttocks and other private parts at the flip of his Sutherland kilt.
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