On the run

Included among the hundreds of films now online from the National Film Board is History on the Run, an entirely fascinating documentary about the media and the 1979 federal election that climaxes with a technical explanation of how best to light Joe Clark’s chin.

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Aside from the fashions, technologies and attitudes toward indoor smoking, I’m not sure much has changed.

On the run

  1. "I'd like a lot more than a minute to talk about an issue" – Jim Munson.

    Foreshadowing! NFB knew what was up!

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