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News Profile

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Genre  news / biography
Country of origin  Canada
No. of seasons  2
Presented by  Jan Tennant
Original language(s)  English
Directed by  Curt Laughlin Barry McLean

News Profile is a Canadian news and biography television series which aired on CBC Television from 1972 to 1974.

Contents

Premise

Jan Tennant hosted this series in which each episode included a brief headline newscast followed by a feature on a particular personality.

Profiles

Some of the people presented on News Profile included:

1972-1973 season
  • Salvador Allende (Chilean president)
  • Idi Amin (Ugandan president)
  • Willy Brandt (German chancellor)
  • Alan Eagleson (Hockey
  • Francisco Franco (Spanish head of state)
  • Edward Heath (British prime minister)
  • Ferdinand Marcos (Philippine president)
  • Juan PerĂ³n (Argentine president)
  • 1973-1974 season
  • Charles Herbert Best (insulin)
  • Michel Couvin (Canadian Commissioner in South Vietnam)
  • Richard J. Daley (Chicago mayor)
  • Duke Ellington (musician)
  • William Higgitt (RCMP Commissioner)
  • Robert Lemieux (October Crisis lawyer)
  • Peter Lougheed (Alberta premier)
  • Georges Pompidou (French president)
  • Scheduling

    This 15-minute series was broadcast on Sundays at 12:30 p.m. (Eastern) from 17 September 1972 to 26 May 1974.

    References

    News Profile Wikipedia


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