Speeches and Broadcasts

Let's Face the Facts - Colonel Oliver Mowat Biggar

During the war the CBC became a vital tool of the war effort, presenting a variety of wartime programming aimed at informing and motivating the Canadian public. The "Let's Face the Facts" series presented such speeches by a variety of notable Canadians commenting on different aspects of the war effort. This particular speech was given by Colonel Oliver Mowat Biggar, the Chairman of the Canadian Section of the Permanent Joint Board of Defence of Canada and the United States.

Let's Face the Facts - Matthew H. Halton

During the war the CBC became a vital tool of the war effort, presenting a variety of wartime programming aimed at informing and motivating the Canadian public. The "Let's Face the Facts" series presented such speeches by a variety of notable Canadians commenting on different aspects of the war effort. This particular speech was given by Matthew H. Halton, journalist and foreign correspondent for the CBC.

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Let's Face the Facts - Lewis Mumford

During the war the CBC became a vital tool of the war effort, presenting a variety of wartime programming aimed at informing and motivating the Canadian public. The "Let's Face the Facts" series presented such speeches by a variety of notable Canadians commenting on different aspects of the war effort. This particular speech was given by Lewis Mumford, noted American author.

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Let's Face the Facts - Lawrence Hunt

During the war the CBC became a vital tool of the war effort, presenting a variety of wartime programming aimed at informing and motivating the Canadian public. The "Let's Face the Facts" series presented such speeches by a variety of notable Canadians commenting on different aspects of the war effort. This particular speech was given by Lawrence Hunt,

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Let's Face the Facts - James G. Gardiner

During the war the CBC became a vital tool of the war effort, presenting a variety of wartime programming aimed at informing and motivating the Canadian public. The "Let's Face the Facts" series presented such speeches by a variety of notable Canadians commenting on different aspects of the war effort. This particular speech was given by James G. Gardinre, Minister of National War Services.

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Let's Face the Facts - John W. Dafoe

During the war the CBC became a vital tool of the war effort, presenting a variety of wartime programming aimed at informing and motivating the Canadian public. The "Let's Face the Facts" series presented such speeches by a variety of notable Canadians commenting on different aspects of the war effort. This particular speech was given by John W. Dafoe, the Editor-in-Chief of the Winnipeg Free Press.

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Let's Face the Facts - James Hilton

During the war the CBC became a vital tool of the war effort, presenting a variety of wartime programming aimed at informing and motivating the Canadian public. The "Let's Face the Facts" series presented such speeches by a variety of notable Canadians commenting on different aspects of the war effort. This particular speech was given by James Hilton, an English novelist.

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Let's Face the Facts - Hendrik Willem Van Loon

During the war the CBC became a vital tool of the war effort, presenting a variety of wartime programming aimed at informing and motivating the Canadian public. The "Let's Face the Facts" series presented such speeches by a variety of notable Canadians commenting on different aspects of the war effort. This particular speech was given by Hendrik Willem Van Loon, a noted author and historian.

Let's Face the Facts - Henry Breckinridge

During the war the CBC became a vital tool of the war effort, presenting a variety of wartime programming aimed at informing and motivating the Canadian public. The "Let's Face the Facts" series presented such speeches by a variety of notable Canadians commenting on different aspects of the war effort. This particular speech was given by Colonel Henry Breckinridge.

Let's Face the Facts - Gregory Clark

During the war the CBC became a vital tool of the war effort, presenting a variety of wartime programming aimed at informing and motivating the Canadian public. The "Let's Face the Facts" series presented such speeches by a variety of notable Canadians commenting on different aspects of the war effort. This particular speech was given by Gregory Clark, a notable journalist and veteran of the First World War.

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Let's Face the Facts - Sir Gerald Campbell

During the war the CBC became a vital tool of the war effort, presenting a variety of wartime programming aimed at informing and motivating the Canadian public. The "Let's Face the Facts" series presented such speeches by a variety of notable Canadians commenting on different aspects of the war effort. This particular speech was given by Sir Gerald Campbell, the High Commissioner for the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

Let's Face the Facts - Florence Reed

During the war the CBC became a vital tool of the war effort, presenting a variety of wartime programming aimed at informing and motivating the Canadian public. The "Let's Face the Facts" series presented such speeches by a variety of notable Canadians commenting on different aspects of the war effort. This particular speech was given by Florence Reed, an American actress.

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Let's Face the Facts - Frederick Birchall

During the war the CBC became a vital tool of the war effort, presenting a variety of wartime programming aimed at informing and motivating the Canadian public. The "Let's Face the Facts" series presented such speeches by a variety of notable Canadians commenting on different aspects of the war effort. This particular speech was given by Frederick Birchall, a writer for the New York Times.

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Let's Face the Facts - Frederick Griffin

During the war the CBC became a vital tool of the war effort, presenting a variety of wartime programming aimed at informing and motivating the Canadian public. The "Let's Face the Facts" series presented such speeches by a variety of notable Canadians commenting on different aspects of the war effort. This particular speech was given by Frederick Griffin, a Canadian newspaper journalist.

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Let's Face the Facts - Edwin S. Johnson

During the war the CBC became a vital tool of the war effort, presenting a variety of wartime programming aimed at informing and motivating the Canadian public. The "Let's Face the Facts" series presented such speeches by a variety of notable Canadians commenting on different aspects of the war effort. This particular speech was given by Edwin S. Johnson, the Superintendant of the London Bureau of The Canadian Press.

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Let's Face the Facts - Dorothy Thompson

During the war the CBC became a vital tool of the war effort, presenting a variety of wartime programming aimed at informing and motivating the Canadian public. The "Let's Face the Facts" series presented such speeches by a variety of notable Canadians commenting on different aspects of the war effort. This particular speech was given by Dorothy Thompson, an American journalist and radio broadcaster.

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Let's Face the Facts - Clare Boothe

During the war the CBC became a vital tool of the war effort, presenting a variety of wartime programming aimed at informing and motivating the Canadian public. The "Let's Face the Facts" series presented such speeches by a variety of notable Canadians commenting on different aspects of the war effort. This particular speech was given by Clare Boothe, an American magazine writer and author.

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Let's Face the Facts - Alexander Woollcott

During the war the CBC became a vital tool of the war effort, presenting a variety of wartime programming aimed at informing and motivating the Canadian public. The "Let's Face the Facts" series presented such speeches by a variety of notable Canadians commenting on different aspects of the war effort. This particular speech was given by Alexander Woollcott, a notable American author and critic for the New Yorker.

Let's Face The Facts - Adelard Godbout

During the war the CBC became a vital tool of the war effort, presenting a variety of wartime programming aimed at informing and motivating the Canadian public. The "Let's Face the Facts" series presented such speeches by a variety of notable Canadians commenting on different aspects of the war effort. This speech was by Adelard Godbout, Premier of Quebec (1936, 1939-1944).

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Canada declares war, 1939

On Sunday, the tenth of September 1939, the government of Canada officially announced that the nation was at war with Germany.

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