Item P240-11-030.1 - Évariste Dubé (1 of 2)

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Évariste Dubé (1 of 2)

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Marcel Fournier

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  • Source of title proper: Compact cassette and recording

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  • [1968 or 1969] (Creation)
    Weisbord, Merrily

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2 audio cassettes (1 hr., 46 min., 47 sec.)

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Merrily Weisbord is an author, journalist, filmmaker, and broadcaster. She has contributed articles and stories to newspapers and magazines such as Maclean’s, Weekend, and the Montreal Star. As a radio broadcaster, she produced many CBC documentaries. Her first book, The Strangest Dream: Canadian Communists, the Spy Trials, and the Cold War was first published in 1983 (Toronto: Lester & Orpen Dennys) and was republished in 1994 (Montreal: Véhicule Press). The Strangest Dream was also translated in French in 1988 (Montréal: VLB) under the title Le Rêve d’une génération: les communistes canadiens, les procès d’espionnage et la guerre froide. Merrily Weisbord’s books also include The Valour and the Horror, co-authored with Merilyn Simonds Mohr (Harper Collins 1991), Our Future Selves (North Atlantic Books 1991), Dogs with Jobs, co-authored with Kim Kachanoff (Pocket Books 2000) for which Weisbord also wrote and created a TV series that was aired on the Life Network, CBC, PBS, Oxygen, National Geographic US and National Geographic International. Her book The Love Queen of Malabar (McGill-Queen’s University 2010) was a Finalist for the 2010 Writers’ Trust Non Fiction Prize, and for the 2011 Charles Taylor Prize in Non-Fiction.

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Interview with Évariste Dubé, conducted by Marcel Fournier. This is a copy given by Évariste Dubé to Merrily Weisbord.
Part 1: 55 min., 3 sec.
Part 2: 51 min., 44 sec.

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      The quality of the recording is poor. Accession number: 2011-017

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