27 PHOTOGRAPHS IN COLLECTION (WITH UNALTERED, HISTORICAL NOTES)
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Pierre LAPORTE Montreal; Politician, soldiers on roof at courthouse where Laporte's body has been lying in state.
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SEE WIRE STORY-AM-QUEBEC-OCTOBER-CRISIS...(CPT63-SEPT.28)--HEAVY ARMOR--Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau knocks on the roof of his bullet-proof car in Ottawa on Oct. 13, 1970. Trudeau switched from his regular car to the National Defence department's armored Cadillac in the wake of terrorist activity by the FLQ in Montreal and the kidnap of British diplomat James Cross Oct. 5, 1970. (CP PHOTO)1995(files-stf)tjc
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WAR MEASURES ACT DEMONSTRATE AGAINST ACT-- Demonstrators protesting government action in invoking the War Measures Act, march on Parliament Hill in Ottawa Sunday, Oct. 18, 1970. The act was invoked during the October Crisis when the Front de Liberation de Quebec kidnapped James Cross and assassinated Pierre Laporte. (CP Photo) 1975 (fls-stf) (CPT 31--25-9) hdh
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SEE WIRE STORY-AM-QUEBEC-OCTOBER CRISIS...(CPT64-Sept.28)---KIDNAP VICTIM--British Trade Commissioner James Cross plays solitaire almost one month after his kidnap Oct. 5, 1970, in this photo released by his FLQ kidnappers in early November, at the height of the Ocober crisis in Quebec.(CP PHOTO)1995(files-handout)tjc
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Pierre LAPORTE Montreal; Politician, killed by FLQ. Mourners in Nathen Phillips Square
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