Eye of the Storm

Lester Pearson and the Suez Crisis

Location
S. Walter Stewart Library, 170 Memorial Park Ave., Toronto, ON, M4J 2K5

Tara Stadius

Based on his book, Antony Anderson will present a talk on how Canada’s greatest diplomat, Lester Pearson helped solve the 1956 Suez Crisis. In the process, Pearson persuaded the UN General Assembly to establish its first peacekeeping mission. In 1957, Pearson was awarded the Nobel Prize for Peace.
ANTONY ANDERSON has written and produced for numerous Canadian and international broadcasters, including CBC Radio, the Discovery Channel, History Television, and TVOntario. His independent documentaries include Foreign Fields, a critical look at Canada’s fading role on the world stage. His freelance articles have appeared in the Globe & Mail, the Dorchester Review, the National Post, the Ottawa Citizen, the Toronto Star, the Halifax Chronicle Herald, the Winnipeg Free Press, the Hamilton Spectator, the Vancouver Province, and Flair magazine.

Everyone welcome. Drop in. No registration required. Free program.