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Roy MacSkimming: Cold War; Re-Live the 1972 Summit Series

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Pembroke, ON K8A0C8

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Algonquin College Speaker Series Presents…

Join author Roy MacSkimming as he tells the story from his book, Cold War, on Thursday, September 28, 2017 @ 7 p.m., exactly 45 years after Henderson sent Canada into a frenzy. The evening will include video highlights of some of the most memorable moments in the series and a question and answer session with Mr. MacSkimming.

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On September 28, 1972, Paul Henderson of the Toronto Maple Leafs scored one of the most memorable goals in Canadian hockey history. Henderson’s tally late in the third period of game eight of the Summit Series gave Canada a 6-5 win in the deciding game in a series that captivated hockey fans around the world. The match up of the world’s two hockey powers was about much more than what took place on the ice. It was a highly symbolic confrontation between hostile political systems at the height of tensions between the West and the Soviet Bloc.

Roy grew up in Ottawa and attended the University of Toronto. Poetry written in his student years appeared in literary magazines, the collection Shoot Low Sheriff, They’re Riding Shetland Ponies (co-authored with William Hawkins), and the Contact Press anthology New Wave Canada. After four years as a trade editor with Toronto book publisher Clarke-Irwin, Roy started New Press in 1969 with fellow writers James Bacque and Dave Godfrey. New Press led a Canadian publishing renaissance in the 1970s, co-founding the Association of Canadian Publishers, which lobbied successfully for government policies to strengthen the publishing industry.

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Pembroke, ON K8A0C8

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