Canadian Expatriate Academics in the United States: Oswald Avery, William Lyon MacKenzie King, Marshall McLuhan, Steven Pinker, Sidney Altman, William
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Publisher: Books LLC, Wiki Series
Release Date: October 12, 2012
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 63. Chapters: Oswald Avery, William Lyon Mackenzie King, Marshall McLuhan, Steven Pinker, Sidney Altman, William Osler, Ian Stevenson, Henry Taube, Donald O. Hebb, Wade Davis, Albert Bandura, Noah Chazzman, Erving Goffman, Peter McLaren, David Bromige, Jacob Gould Schurman, Helen Fisher, David H. Hubel, Norma Cole, Cathleen Synge Morawetz, C. S. Holling, Elaine Bernard, Merlin Donald, Ernest Burgess, Elie Abel, Ghazi Falah, Patricia Churchland, James Hillier, Charles Frederick Hartt, Roxana Moslehi, Charlotte Froese Fischer, Irving Kaplansky, Pierre Dansereau, Rudolph A. Marcus, Martin Henry Dawson, Donald B. Redford, Lionel Tiger, George Archibald, Marc Shell, Albert Ross Hill, Stephen J. Blackwood, David Staines, Ivan M. Niven, Maud Menten, Robert Methven Petrie, Brian A. Barsky, Renee Baillargeon, Homer Thompson, Kenneth G. T. Webster, Peter J. Brand, Dan Milisavljevic, Daniel Murray, Corinne Lathrop Gilb. Excerpt: William Lyon Mackenzie King, PC, OM, CMG (December 17, 1874 - July 22, 1950) was the dominant Canadian political leader from the 1920s through the 1940s. He served as the tenth Prime Minister of Canada from December 29, 1921 to June 28, 1926; from September 25, 1926 to August 7, 1930; and from October 23, 1935 to November 15, 1948. A Liberal with 22 years in office, he was the longest-serving Prime Minister in British Commonwealth history. He is commonly known either by his full name or as Mackenzie King. Trained in law and social work, he was keenly interested in the human condition (as a boy, his motto was "Help those that cannot help themselves"), and played a major role in laying the foundations of the Canadian welfare state. According to his biographers, Mackenzie King lacked the typical personal attributes of great leaders, especially in comparison with Franklin D. Roosevelt of the U.S., Winston Churchill of...