Sources for the speaker's book and the issue of revealing sources. The sense of aversion that's been expressed to a book written about a living public figure. The uniqueness of that response to Canada. Criticism about the title. The speaker's three reasons for his choice of title. Response to other comments about the book. A detailed discussion of the speaker's views regarding Parliament, politics, and politicians. Conflict between journalists and politicians. The speaker's views on specific political parties. Changes for the better under the Liberal Government. The dangers of oversimplifying the Quebec situation. A few words about the future.
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