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Pierre Trudeau Dies at 80

James Murray reports on the death of former Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau. He was first elected Prime Minister in 1968 as leader of the Liberal Party. In Trudeau's 16 years in office he made French an official language along with English, led the fight against Quebec separatists. He died yesterday at the age of 80 from prostate cancer.

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