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The Lost Power Points — Charles DeGaulle Edition

In commemoration of DeGaulle’s visit to Canada, and what he said on July 24, 1967:

DeGaulle Shows Diplomatic Side (slide 3)

  • Nice to be here in Canada
  • Thanks to Prime Minister for inviting me
  • Vive le Québec Libre!

PM Lester Pearson and the Undiplomatic “Get the Hell Out of Canada” Presentation (slide 2)

  • Fought to liberate France in First World War
  • Won Nobel Peace Prize
  • Canada does not need to be liberated, dink.

Anniversary of DeGalle’s “faux pas” (July 24)