Danny Williams: The War with Ottawa by Bill RoweDanny Williams: The War with Ottawa by Bill Rowe

Danny Williams: The War with Ottawa

byBill Rowe

Paperback | October 1, 2010

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John Efford . . . roared down from <_st13a_city _w3a_st="on">Ottawa to <_st13a_city _w3a_st="on"><_st13a_place _w3a_st="on">St. John's and issued his famous ultimatum to Danny Williams on Paul Martin's latest offer on the Accord: "Take it or leave it." Danny's comeback? "Let me answer Mr. Efford loud and clear. We will leave it, thank you very much." And the war with <_st13a_city _w3a_st="on"><_st13a_place _w3a_st="on">Ottawa rocketed upwards.<_o3a_p>

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In 2004, Danny Williams, premier of <_st13a_state _w3a_st="on">Newfoundland and Labrador, hired veteran politico and popular radio talk-show host Bill Rowe to represent his province's interests in <_st13a_city _w3a_st="on"><_st13a_place _w3a_st="on">Ottawa. This memoir covers the eight months Rowe served with Premier Williams during what became widely known as the Atlantic Accord Crisis and a bitter, long-lasting feud between Williams and the top brass on Parliament Hill. Combining high drama and hard-hitting analysis of the ruthless game of federal politics with hilarious commentary on the very human side of those involved, Danny Williams: The War With Ottawa is the story of a defining time for Williams and his political career . . . and the story of a premier every Canadian came to love or hate.<_o3a_p>

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Bill Rowe is a broadcaster, lawyer and former politician in <_st13a_state _w3a_st="on">Newfoundland and <_st13a_place _w3a_st="on">Labrador. A Rhodes Scholar, he earned a Master of Arts in Law from the <_st13a_place _w3a_st="on"><_st13a_placetype _w3a_st="on">University of <_st13a_placename _w3a_st="on">Oxford. Other books to his credit include Clapp's Rock, The Temptation of Victor Galanti, and Is That You, Bill?<_o3a_p>

Born in Newfoundland, Bill Rowe graduated in English from Memorial University and attended Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar, obtaining an Honours M.A. in law. Elected five times to the House of Assembly, Rowe served as a minister in the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador and as leader of the Official Opposition. He practised ...
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Title:Danny Williams: The War with OttawaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:277 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.72 inPublished:October 1, 2010Publisher:Flanker PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1897317832

ISBN - 13:9781897317839

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