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Eye Witness No. 6

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Liberal Convention: At Ottawa, in historic assembly, the Liberal Party selects a successor to William Lyon Mackenzie King; speeches are a big item, climaxed by balloting and the enthusiastic cheering of Louis St. Laurent as the delegates' choice. Valleyfield Regatta: Peaceful Lake St. Francis, at the textile town of Valleyfield, Québec, echoes to the roar of speedboats as the largest powerboat race meet in Canada, with contestants from all over the continent, gets under way.

1948, 11 min

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