History Makers (Series) (1969-1970)

A series of fourteen, half-hour productions by the National Film Board, History Makers included dramatic films on exploration in Canada as well as documentaries on more contemporary subjects. Individual titles included A Man of the Renaissance, on John Cabot; The Last Voyage of Henry Hudson; Samuel de Champlain; The Lord of the North, on Alexander Mackenzie; The Great Mapmaker, on David Thompson; and Selkirk of Red River. The program also presented Wolfe And Montcalm; The Sceptre And The Mace, a documentary on the opening of the 1957 Parliament; and the three part series, Salute To Flight. Other subjects included the seminary of Quebec on its three hundredth anniversary, the development of the St. Lawrence Seaway, the Columbia River, and transportation in Canada.

Original Broadcaster(s): CBC

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