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Author McLaughlin, David, 1957-

Title Poisoned chalice : the last campaign of the Progressive Conservative Party? / David McLaughlin
Published Toronto [Ont.] : Dundurn Press, [1994]
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Description 1 online resource (x, 322 pages) : illustrations
Contents ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; FOREWORD; PREFACE; 1. Introduction; 2. "Just Say No": The Constitutional Debate; 3. Legacy: The Mulroney Government; 4. Leadership '93: The Race That Never Was; 5. Countdown: Campbell Takes Charge; ILLUSTRATIONS; 6. Sunset at Sunrise: The Tories Debut -- Campaign '93; 7. Meltdown: The Tories Collapse -- Campaign '93; 8. Conclusion: Whodunnit?; 9. Epilogue: "And Then There Were Two"; NOTES; INDEX
Summary Poisoned Chalice chronicles the fateful end of the feredral Progressive Conservative government in Ottawa. In a day-by-day account of an election campaign seemingly doomed to disaster Poisoned Chalice covers the strategy, tactics and political machinations that drove the Condervative campaign from the point of view of someone on the bus
Analysis Canada
Elections Campaigns
Notes Print version record
Subject Canada. Parliament -- Elections, 1993
Progressive Conservative Party of Canada.
Canada -- Politics and government -- 1980-
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1459718585 (electronic bk.)
1554882664 (electronic bk.)
9781459718586 (electronic bk.)
9781554882663 (electronic bk.)