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

Toronto Star - - Fidel Castro -

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.

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