The Assassination of D’Arcy McGee: Canadiana Series - Season 2
Catalogue Number: UPP007
Producer: Unlikely Pear Productions
Subject: Canadian History, Canadian Politics, Canadian Social Studies, Canadian World Studies, History, Social Studies
Grade Level: 6 - 8, 9 - 12, Post Secondary
Country Of Origin: Canada
Copyright Year: 2019
Running Time: 17
Closed Captions: Yes
On April 7, 1868, Canada’s Prophet of Confederation was murdered on his way home from Parliament. It was Canada’s first ever political assassination. The man charged with the crime was one of the last people ever to be publicly hung in the country—but was he the man who shot D’Arcy McGee? Investigate Canada’s most notorious cold-case by revisiting a time of nationalism, terrorism, and intrigue on the streets of Ottawa.
Available with French Subtitles.
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