Lester Pearson’s Peacekeeping one of Georgia Straight’s year’s favourite books

Engler provides the antidote in this meticulously researched “truth commission” on the Nobel Peace Prize winner. Pearson is revealed as a wily diplomat and likely war criminal who went to extreme lengths to please the United States, facilitating the bombing of North Vietnam in the 1960s and laying the foundation for Harper-style imperialism in the 21st century.

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