27 PHOTOGRAPHS IN COLLECTION (WITH UNALTERED, HISTORICAL NOTES)
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Pierre LAPORTE Montreal; Politician killed by FLQ Paul Rose and Marc Carbonneau wanted for kidnapping him MONTREAL, OCT. 18 -- WANTED FOR KIDNAPPING Marc Carbonneau (top) and Paul Rose (bottom) being sought by Quebec Provincial Police for the Kidnappings of James Cross and Pierre Laporte. Warrants charging them with the kidnappings have been issued. (CP Wirephoto) 1970 - QPP GF1225a
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Pierre LAPORTE Montreal; Politician, squad of soldiers in front of courthouse
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Pierre LAPORTE Montreal; Funeral; no cut line information
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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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WAR MEASURES ACT HEADLINES PROCLAIM CRISIS---A newsboy holds up a newspeper with a headline reporting the invoking of the War Measures Act, Oct. 16, 1970, the first time Canada had invoked the act in peacetime. The act was put into effect following the kidnappings of James Cross and Quebec Labor Minister Pierre Laporte by the Front de Liberation du Quebec---FLQ. (CP Photo) 1975 (FLS-Stf)(CPT 32-25-9) hdn
These photographs and captions are unaltered documents. In some cases, they contain outdated language that may be offensive. In order to preserve their historical authenticity, they have not been edited.
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