The Cold War tragedy of Montreal communist Fred Rose

A cruel history of the rise and fall of the nation's only federally elected communist
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Listen to "The Rise and Fall of Canadian Communist Fred Rose (ep110 preview w/ Tommy Schnurmacher)" on Spreaker. Political commentator and talk radio legend Tommy Scbnurmacher is the author of Canada’s Not a Real Country and a new memoir Make-up Tips From Auschwitz: How Vanity Saved My Mother’s Life. On a preview conversation of episode 110 of the Unpacking the News podcast, Schnurmacher and host Andre Goulet go deep on the forgotten progressive fixture of an earlier era of Canadian politics to answer the question…...who was Fred Rose?

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Hear audio from Historica Canada's 'The Canadians: Fred Rose' and Lulu Belle and Scotty's 1952 song 'I'm No Communist' on Youtube.

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