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Parkinson's disease not stopping Nash from living life

'There are a lot worse things that could be happening to you. With Parkinson's, you just have to cope with it and get on with it,' says Knowlton Nash.

VANCOUVER, B.C.—Knowlton Nash, the prolific writer, turned foreign correspondent, turned eloquent anchorman, became the face of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation in 1978, when he took over as lead anchor of CBC flagship news program, The National. For a decade, Mr. Nash guided a nightly audience of almost two million through the major issues of the day, including the repatriation of the Constitution, the Cold War, and the North American Free Trade debate.

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Parkinson's disease not stopping Nash from living life

'There are a lot worse things that could be happening to you. With Parkinson's, you just have to cope with it and get on with it,' says Knowlton Nash.

VANCOUVER, B.C.—Knowlton Nash, the prolific writer, turned foreign correspondent, turned eloquent anchorman, became the face of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation in 1978, when he took over as lead anchor of CBC flagship news program, The National. For a decade, Mr. Nash guided a nightly audience of almost two million through the major issues of the day, including the repatriation of the Constitution, the Cold War, and the North American Free Trade debate.

  

Parliamentary Calendar
Monday, September 1, 2014
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
Remembering Devon Jacobs Aug. 19, 2014

The Hill Times photo by Jake Wright

Devon Jacobs, right, with Monte Solberg and Jim Armour at the 2012 Manning Networking Conference.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Devon Jacobs with Liberal MP Scott Simms.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Devon Jacobs with former colleague Jim Patrick, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau and Liberal MP Mauril Belanger at the 2013 all-party party.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Devon Jacobs, centre, with Conservative MPs (from left) Susan Truppe, Colin Carrie, Ted Opitz, Lynne Yelich and Eve Adams.

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