The Roncarelli Affair and Maurice Duplessis

Title

The Roncarelli Affair and Maurice Duplessis

Subject

Canada, Quebec, religion, Jehovah's Witnesses, Duplessis

Description

This program features an interview of Frank Roncarelli who challenged Quebec Premier Duplessis's revocation of his liquor licence. Duplessis cancelled Roncarelli's licence after Roncarelli continued to post bail for Jehovah's Witnesses who had been charged for distributing leaflets that criticized the Catholic Church.

Creator

CBC Front Page Challenge

Source

CBC Digital Archives

Publisher

CBC

Date

May 25, 1965

Contributor

Guest(s):
Frank Roncarelli
Host:
Fred Davis
Panellist:
Pierre Berton, Betty Kennedy, Gordon Sinclair, Doris Clark

Rights

(c) CBC

Format

hyperlink
embedded video
moving picture

Language

English

Type

Moving picture

Video Filename

The Roncarelli Affair and Maurice Duplessis

Video Streaming URL

CBC Digital Archives: http://www.cbc.ca/archives/entry/the-roncarelli-affair-and-maurice-duplessis

Video Source

CBC Digital Archives

Original Format

Moving Picture

Duration

05:30

Files

Citation

CBC Front Page Challenge, “The Roncarelli Affair and Maurice Duplessis,” Exhibits, accessed July 18, 2018, https://exhibits.library.utoronto.ca/items/show/2255.