DIEF THE CHIEF: OCTOBER 62
The Diefenbunker | Canada's cold war museum
3911, rue Carp, Carp, (Ontario), K0A 1L0
The Diefenbunker Museum and Pierre Brault, Ottawa’s multi award-winning playwright and performer, have come together to create a dramatic and dynamic journey through the life and times of one of Canada’s most progressive leaders: John Diefenbaker. Dief the Chief: October 62 is a play unlike anything you have ever experienced. October 1962. A world on the brink of nuclear war! Relive the heart stopping story of the Cuban Missile Crisis through the eyes of Canada’s 13th Prime Minister, John “Dief the Chief” Diefenbaker. Travel with “Dief” through the Diefenbunker, into the war room as he and the world watch the USA and USSR face off in history’s closest brush with nuclear war. Hear in his own words how Dief’s rocky relationship with President John F. Kennedy played an extraordinary role in Canadian/American relations and how each influenced the other’s policies. This immersive theatrical experience, written by playwright Pierre Brault and performed by Peter Haworth and Pierre Braul...