Tommy Douglas: Keeper of the Flame

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This feature documentary traces the political career of T.C. (Tommy) Douglas, former premier of Saskatchewan and leader of the New Democratic Party, who was voted the Greatest Canadian in 2004 for his devotion to social causes, his charm and his powers of persuasion. Known as the “Father of Medicare,” this one-time champion boxer and fiery preacher entered politics in the 1930s and never looked back.

Tommy Douglas: Keeper of the Flame, 10.0 out of 10 based on 12 ratings

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  • Recon

    Canada is AWESOME!!!!!

  • Recon

    Canada is AWESOME!!!!!

  • Guest

    Tommy was awesome!   Having met him in Nanaimo when he was my MP he started me in politics

  • Guest

    Tommy was awesome!   Having met him in Nanaimo when he was my MP he started me in politics

  • Guest

    Tommy was awesome!   Having met him in Nanaimo when he was my MP he started me in politics

  • Jackmeoff

    This is a very telling story of what has happened in the land of dirty politics then, and what is happening right now. Long live the keepers of the flame. Long live Tommy Douglas. And I am an American. Sad to say it, but hope we will wake up to rise again as Tommy can only teach us.