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News from 1967 Pan Am Games

It was 1967
Lester B. Pearson was the prime minister of Canada, Duff Roblin headed the provincial legislature as premier, Winnipeg's mayor was Stephen Juba . . .

The Athletes
More than 1,200 winning athletes mounted the dais in 1967 at 17 sites during the two weeks of competition to accept gold, silver and bronze medals . . .

Communication and Technology
In 1967, 800 writers, photographers, broadcasters, technicians and cameramen covered the games for an international audience. Seventy typewriters clicked 24 hours a day in the main press centre at the Royal Alexandra Hotel, and teleprinters conveyed competition results to the world . . .