Vladimir Putin

Legge, Major General Bruce J.

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Welcoming remarks by the President of the Empire Club of Canada, Douglas L. Derry with a response from the Foundation Chairman, Major General Bruce J. Legge. A short review of the Empire Club's history, beginning in 1903, shortly after the resolution of the Alaska boundary dispute. Toast to the Empire Club. Response by Major General Legge including a whimsical poetic analogy. Another brief review of the Empire Club's history in terms of the various speakers, subjects, and Presidents. The significance of the name of the Club.