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Reflections on a Leadership Convention

Reflections on a Leadership Convention

| 21 min

Flora MacDonald was Canada's first woman to make a bid for the leadership of the Progressive Conservative Party. She lost. This documentary shows people who were close to the event. It questions the mechanics of a leadership convention, whether it is the best way to choose a nation's leader, and whether Flora lost because she is a woman. Among the people interviewed are Flora MacDonald herself, the late Judy Lamarsh, political scientist John Meisel, and political commentator Larry Zolf. (Follow-up film to: Flora: Scenes from a Leadership Convention.)

  • director
    Peter Raymont
  • writer
    Peter Raymont
  • editing
    Peter Raymont
  • narrator
    Peter Raymont
  • producer
    Michael McKennirey
  • executive producer
    Arthur Hammond
  • photography
    Don Virgo
    Douglas Kiefer
    David De Volpi
  • sound
    Claude Lefebvre
    Jacques Drouin
  • sound editing
    Bill Graziadei
  • re-recording
    Michel Descombes


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