Apr. 23: Talk on Canada’s greatest diplomat

Author Antony Anderson on Lester Pearson

PearsonBased on his book, Antony Anderson will present a talk at S. Walter Stewart Library on how Canada’s greatest diplomat, Lester Pearson, helped solve the 1956 Suez Crisis. In the process, Pearson persuaded the UN General Assembly to establish its first peacekeeping mission. In 1957, Pearson was awarded the Nobel Prize for Peace.

Anderson has written and produced for numerous Canadian and international broadcasters, including CBC Radio, the Discovery Channel, History Television, and TVOntario. His independent documentaries include Foreign Fields, a critical look at Canada’s fading role on the world stage.

The talk is on Apr. 23 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

The program is free. No registration required.

S. Walter Stewart is at 170 Memorial Park Ave. in East York. Call 416-396-3975.


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