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Denis Smith


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Denis Smith is a writer and political scientist, recently retired from the University of Western Ontario. He has published four highly praised books, including works on the FLQ crisis of 1970 and Canadian diplomacy during the Cold War. His most recent book, Rogue Tory: The Life and Legend of John G. Diefenbaker, is the definitive biography of our thirteenth prime minister; it was awarded the Dafoe Prize for historical writing and the UBC Medal for Popular Biography, and was shortlisted for the Trillium Book Award.