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Scully/The World Show

Michael Ignatieff (#1208)

This week, meet the man who would become Prime Minister. Of Canada, that is. Michael Ignatieff is head of the Liberal Party, and Leader of the Official Opposition. He is just one step away from the big job. A prolific author of 17 books, who taught at Harvard and hosted a show on the BBC, he has evoked strong comparisons with Barack Obama. Will two Harvard men, with many friends in common, eventually run North America? You be the judge. In a fascinating conversation with Bob, as part of our Leaders series, Ignatieff discusses his rich family history, as a descendant of Russian aristocracy which served at the court of the czars, as well as his mother's ancestry, a distinguished line of Canadian historians. [26 minutes] Closed Captioning

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Series Description: SCULLY/THE WORLD SHOW is devoted to one-on-one interviews with some of the world's most significant and famous personalities. Host Robert Scully has been described by Canadian daily La Presse as "the best interviewer on television." Since its debut in Canada in 1983, the series has featured Nobel laureates, heads of state, royalty, authors, financiers, athletes, designers, diplomats and philanthropists.

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