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Coffee with Ted Kennedy

May 30, 2017

During the early 1970s, the question of the language of air traffic control in Canada was often discussed by the francophone controllers in Quebec City. Because the unit was small...

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George P. Shultz – Elegance and Savoir Faire

April 30, 2017

Those of you who have read my last five blogs must be questioning by now how come this fellow Landori keeps on meeting well-known, interesting people. Perhaps some of you even...

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Extraordinary Memory – A Must for Politicians

April 2, 2017

Clients were hard to come by for English-speaking accounting professionals practicing in Montreal in the 1980’s. Those of us who loved living in Montreal, chose to commute to...

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Elegant, erudite, eloquent – Gloria Steinem

February 28, 2017

During my long and rather eventful life I had the privilege of meeting a number of people whose devotion to the cause in which they believed was absolute. Such a person is Gloria...

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A Chat with Elie Wiesel

January 30, 2017

A couple of decades ago, Mort Zuckerman, the Montreal-born New York media and real-estate mogul, was named a Commandeur de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (an Order of France)...

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Che and Chess

December 19, 2016

In April 1962, I was staying at the Havana Libre Hotel (before the Castro Revolution the ‘Havana Hilton’). One Friday, I returned to my hotel after work, but the guards at the...

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A New Website

November 14, 2016

My new website went online officially on Thursday, November 10, 2016. I was very excited about this and wanted to write my friends immediately to ask that they visit and browse....

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