News from the Giant - Episode Six
News from the Giant by Reel Memories of the Lakehead • 7m 19s
Flashback to 1961, part one! In this episode, you can see notable visitors at the Lakehead, such as Prime Minister Diefenbaker, NDP Leader T.C. Douglas, Finnish President Urho Kekkonen, and famed Polish General Anders. Also watch as Smokey the Bear visits the Lakehead to promote forest fire prevention, new opening of the Lakehead's new synagogue, the grand opening of Lakehead Teachers College, the Lakehead Parade of Homes event, and a massive grain train car derailment.
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Interview with T.C. Douglas
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News from the Giant - Episode Seven
Flashback to 1961, part two! In this second half, you can see Bobby Curtola as he visits the Lakehead, the Alexander Henry as it is equipped with a new helicopter, the Cruise on the Bay event with visiting minesweepers, a large ship as it breaks loose in the Lakehead harbour, and lots of fun and ...
News from the Giant - Episode Eight
Flashback to 1962! In this episode, you can see the grand opening of Keefer Terminal, the opening of Mary J.L. Black library, the visiting North American luxury cruise liner, grand opening of Trowbridge Falls Park grand opening, the return of a stolen float plane, the success of the Lake Superior...