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Parliamentarians sweat under glare of TV. Members of the House of Commons sit today beneath brilliant glare of TV lights during opening ceremonies of the 28th Parliament. Many members complained of the heat; and one member remarked. This is what we have to look forward to if television covers the daily sessions. Two-hour coverage of the opening was provided by CBC network. CTV; which planned to cover opening also; balked at $6;000 price charged by CBC; and was refused place for its won cameras. Open in full size

Parliamentarians sweat under glare of TV. Members of the House of Commons sit today beneath brilliant glare of TV lights during opening ceremonies of the 28th Parliament. Many members complained of the heat; and one member remarked. This is what we have to look forward to if television covers the daily sessions. Two-hour coverage of the opening was provided by CBC network. CTV; which planned to cover opening also; balked at $6;000 price charged by CBC; and was refused place for its won cameras.

Picture, 1968, English

Parliamentarians sweat under glare of TV. Members of the House of Commons sit today beneath brilliant glare of TV lights during opening ceremonies of the 28th Parliament. Many members complained of the heat; and one member remarked. This is what we have to look forward to if television covers the daily sessions. Two-hour coverage of the opening was provided by CBC network. CTV; which planned to cover opening also; balked at $6;000 price charged by CBC; and was refused place for its won cameras.

Picture, 1968, English

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Toronto Star License

Provenance

From the Toronto Star Archives

File Location:

Canada - Ontario - Ottawa - Parliament Buildings - Interior (1967 - 1969)

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

tspa_0107499f