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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 12, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Waees battle to preserve Canadian identity Pearson's five years in Washington The late Lester Pearson re- how uniformed in short >lack coat and striped rouserg he waged a behind' the-scenes war to preserve the Canadian identity during enure in Washington, in his the tigtith program ta CBC-TV's B'irst Person Singular series. The program, subtitled tipiomat at War (Washington, will be telecast Sun- lay, July 19 at 10 p.m. on the network. Mr. Pearson returned from jondon to Ottawa in 1941 as :hlef assistant to the deputy minister of External Affairs. iSorly In 1942 he was posted to Canada's then Washington as Legation In mlnlster-cotnv (The Legation achieved embassy status in 1944.) He recalls that his principal for some time was "to try .0 persuade the Americans, through the State Department, that we were involved In the and that we expected to represented in the corn- fined (Anglo American) ma- chinery they were setting up Congressmen were Ig- norant about our relationship _ sure we were stlH being nm by the King of Eng- land 1MB LIGHTER SIDE Mr. Pearson reminisces the lighter side of life In Washington too, and he telb about baseball games played between the Ca- nadian Legation and the U.S. ttate Department: "We were too good for them so they worked out the most original Handicapping system I've ever come across." The system in- volved placing a pitcher of ice- cold martinis at every base. Since every player was re- quirea 10 arms a niunuu m each base he reached, It euuns 01 ure vuiiauuui government to buy back U.S. seldom that a installations on Cana- reached home to score, soil; his personal Impres- tically ensuring a of, and encounters with, Truman; his appoint- He also comments on as Canadian Ambassador importance of the so Washington in January of cocktail striped pants the creation of the United ties', "a very important part the dawning of the diplomatic work you age and nuclear policy- learn more from a in the early days. party than you can from program nine, subtitled conference Affairs 1945-55 and Among other for telecast July 22, about Washington ore his Pearson continues his minute session with memoirs by recalling his Roosevelt to have to Ottawa as deputy participation In, the invasion in External Affairs Sicily noted In the his departure from the press communique; the service to enter the porot- Donaldson staff of fW59 field Don Cameron, Director of ers as a reporter and CTV's News, Features and on various English pro- formation Programming dallies and later on partment, has Announced Street. veteran newsman Gordon 1964 he came to Canada aldson Is Joining the staff for the next twelve yean "WS" as a Field a reporter, syndicated col- Born in Scotland, Mr. and Washington Corres- son began his career as a with the late Toronto reporter at the age, of During this tune he During the Second World the most coveted prize hi he became an Intelligence journalism, the Bow- hut rahtrntA in Award, for a series on the al arena with fascinating, hough not always personally gratifying, results. First Person Singular is pro- luced by Cameron Graham of RON'S 'An Ittabllthment Of Ooed RESTAURANT SHOP, DININO A lANQUn ROOMS thru a.m. liOO a.m.) M. and a.m. to 3iOO a.m.) Sim. and Holidays 10tOO a.m. to liOO p.m. 'SERVING FINEST CHINESE AND CANADIAN POOD' from Mvult Cuttomtr ParMna-Ph. SUMMERTIME SPECIALS 2 SKID FANS 3 SPIED FANS WAGON TYPE BAR-B-QUE WITH ROTtSSIRII.................. mi SAft-l-QUt TOOL SIT WITH 21" 24" EXTRA SPECIAL 1ONIY SLEEPING BAGS PACK MASTIff. BACK PACKS INSECT STRIP 4 Ik. Aluminum 12 is 1 located In LITHMIDGI 122! 2nd Avt. South Phone 329-0017 fate of Jews who remained In Germany during the war. He was a runner up for the prize another year for his series on International heroin smuggling. He has written for moat of the major Canadian magazines and for several years was the Ca- nadian correspondent for the London Dally Express. In late I960 he joined the CBC in the Documentary and Specials Unit and stayed there until this year. During that time he was the on-air beet for a number of news specials that Included the first three Apollo moon shots. He was also the pro- ducer for a great number of hour long documentary ser- ies. For a time he was also a features reporter wtth the CBC's National News. As well as editing the "Com- mentator" magazine wrote a column for the Toronto Sun He is a published author wtth three impressive bookt to his credit. The first was "Fifteen a study of the Prime Ministers of Canada, the second was "Battle For A a look at the battle of Quebec and his third, a satirical novel will appear later this year. He lives in Toronto with his wife and children. Astaire, Powell are best dancers Dan Dailey, star of NBC-TV new fall series, "Faraday and ranks Fred Astaire and Eleanor Powell as the best male and female dancers ever to appear In films. Dailey him- self starred In many films aa dancer. CBC Ottawa and written and directed by Munroe Scott. Original music is by Herbert Helblg and film and sound editing by James N. Williams. Pig and Whistle guest Comedian Davy Kaye hits the spot with the pub crowd, along with regulars Kay Turner, Billy Meek and host John Hewer. Davy Is the special guest on Monday, July 16 at 9i30 on Channel 13. ._______ Thursday, July 19 Let's Make a Deal Movie: Steel Bayonet Another World General Hospital Nancy Miller New Match Game One Life to Live Klara'a Koroer GftUoptog Gourmet Eye Bet Joan Waterfield Somerset Mike Douglas Dinah's Place OTake so ID Another World Edge of Night he Good 8 What'.? the Good Word Via Scully Show Family Court Joker's Wild Split Second Anything You Can Do Drop to _ Buckshot 8 News Bewitched CD Star Trek Hollywood Squares News Password News Get Smart News CD News SBontmza News Truta or 0 These Our People ID Beat the Clock fD Mod Squad O Man and the City 8 Ironside George fD Little People ID Kung Fu O It's a Musical Q Dean Martin ID Kung Fu O May TyJw Q The Helen Roddy Show ID Streets of San Francisco ID George Kirby QQ Movie: TBA fD Here Come fte Seventies News SNews Streets of Sao Francisco O Nightingale Show i I Worlft Too Much, Too Sow l Newt I News I CJOC News Newt I Crossfire l Pierre Berton i Menr Griffin Show I Movie: KiH and Be Kilted ;