27 PHOTOGRAPHS IN COLLECTION (WITH UNALTERED, HISTORICAL NOTES)
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QUEBEC LIBERATION FRONT WHERE DO YOU START?—A Quebec provincial policeman searches a young lady outside the Hall of Justice in Montreal before she is allowed in to view the body of murdered Quebec Labor Minister Pierre Laporte, Everyone entering the building was searched. It was part t of the strict security measures that were clamped on Quebec, and particularly Montreal, during The FLQ Crisis. (CP Photo)
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Pierre LaPORTE Quebec; Politician, kidnapped by FLQ letter dictating terms of his release (MTL 5) MONTREAL, OCT. 11--LAPORTE KIDNAPPERS' NOTE--A hand-printed note from the kidnappers of Labor Minister Pierre Laporte was found in Montreal's Phillips Square Sunday. The note said Mr. Laporte would be executed if by 10 p.m. Sunday authorities had not complied with the ransom demands set forth by the kidnappers of British diplomat James Cross. The radio station reporter who found the note says Mr. Laporte's kidnappers belong to a different cell of the terrorist Front de Liberation due Quebec. (CP Wirephoto) 1970 (Stf-GF) GF312p
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Clayton RUBY Toronto; Lawyer at rally opposing War Measures Act Clayton Ruby, one of a group of Toronto lawyers and law students who called a rally to protest against the invoking of the War Measures Act, addresses the crowd in Nathan Phillips square. The lawyers described proclamation of the act as a "wholly unwarranted abrogation of the basic rights and liberties of all Canadians."
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James CROSS Montreal; Kidnapped British diplomat JAMES CROSS, BRITISH TRADE COMMISSION IN WHO WAS RELEASED ON THURSDAY AFTER BEING HELD CAPTIVE FOR 60 DAYS BY KIDNAPPERS, IS SEEN WITH HIS WIFE BARBARA AS CROSS ARRIVED AT LONDON'S HEATHROW AIRPORT SATURDAY NIGHT, DEC 5. MRS. CROSS HAD FLOWN FROM BERN, SWITZERLAND, TO MEET HER HUSBAND.
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Pierre LAPORTE Montreal; Funeral security no cut line information
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