PM Preoccupied With Press

Declassified 1979 cabinet minutes indicate then-Prime Minister Joe Clark was preoccupied with media coverage – one newspaper column was raised over and over in cabinet – and seemed “buoyant about the prospects” of winning re-election in 1980: “The outlook was good.”

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