Why Is Lester B Pearson Successful

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Lester.B.Pearson was renowned as one of Canada 's greatest Prime Ministers. But the successes in his career overshadowed the few, but impactful failures. His title as Nobel peace prize winner and father of Canadian peacekeeping efforts acts as cover for his war motivated failures. From allowing the sale of toxic chemicals to the U.S. and allowing the testing of chemical weapons on canadian soil. To his hypocritical actions in the nuclear weapons debate. While revered by the masses, Pearson 's political actions did not reflect his peacekeeping past. While also causing strife between Canada/U.S relations. Pearson’s first and biggest blunder was allowing the sale of dangerous chemicals to the U.S and allowing the testing of chemical weapons
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