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The Relationships Behind the Special Relationship

47:47July 20, 2022

Did Richard Nixon predict Justin Trudeau's premiership? Did Jimmy Carter save Ontario from a nuclear reactor meltdown? On this episode, Arthur "Art" Milnes, acclaimed public historian and co-author of Faith & Goodwill, takes Chris and Scotty on a verbal tour of the relationships between Prime Ministers and Presidents that have defined high-level U.S.-Canadian diplomacy for over half a century.

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