Brian Mulroney to Embark on National Book Tour



    
                   -- The Rt. Hon. Brian Mulroney to travel
                    to present Brian Mulroney: Memoirs --

          -- The much anticipated "explosive' book will be released
                       on Monday, September 10, 2007 --

                -- Prime-time documentary to air on CTV & TVA
                          Sunday, September 9, 2007 --
    

    TORONTO, Sept. 7 /CNW/ - The Rt. Hon. Brian Mulroney has announced plans
to embark on a national tour to present his Brian Mulroney: Memoirs to the
Canadian public.
    The book, which spans the years from 1939 to 1993, is a monumentally
honest look at the personal and political life of one of Canada's most
influential leaders. In the work, Mr. Mulroney talks frankly about the
momentous events that transpired during his tenure as prime minister and
offers great insight into both his triumphs and perceived failures. From the
glory of his back-to-back majority government victories; to his leading role
in the struggle to end South African apartheid; to the rise of separatist
forces; to the ultimate failure of the Meech Lake Accord - no controversial
subject is left unaddressed.
    To coincide with the release of the book, CTV and TVA will present the
two-hour primetime documentary Triumph & Treachery: The Brian Mulroney Story
at 7:00pm on Sunday, September 9.
    In support of the Memoirs, Mr. Mulroney will be making appearances in the
following cities to address the public and present the work.

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    Friday, September 14 - Ottawa - Chapters Rideau, 47 Rideau Street -
    7:00pm

    Monday, September 17 - Toronto - Indigo Bay & Bloor, 55 Bloor Street West
    - 7:00pm

    Tuesday, September 18 - Montreal - Indigo Place Montreal Trust, 1500
    McGill College Avenue - 12:30pm

    Monday, September 24 - Edmonton - Audrey's Books presents at TransAlta
    Arts Barns 10330 - 84th Avenue - 7:00pm

    Tuesday, September 25 - Vancouver - Chapters Robson & Howe, 788 Robson
    Street - 8:00pm

    Wednesday, September 26 - Calgary - Indigo Signal Hill, 5570 Signal Hill
    Centre SW - 7:00pm

    Friday, October 12 - Burlington, A Different Drummer presents at the
    Royal Botanical Gardens 680 Plains Road West - 7:00pm

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