The last days of the patriarch
EXCLUSIVE Pierre Trudeau had a friendship with Fidel Castro that went beyond politics. It was a mutual admiration between two men who put their unmatched intellects at the service of their country. On Castro’s 80th birthday, an essay by Alexandre Trudeau
Cuban President Fidel Castro holds baby Michel as Pierre and Margaret Trudeau look on during their state visit to Cuba in January 1976. Castro presented Margaret Trudeau with this photo just hours before Pierre Trudeau’s funeral in 2000.