Stewart, Roderick

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Roderick Stewart was a high school history teacher and writer in Toronto. He spent over 30 years researching the life of Dr. Norman Bethune which began after showing the 1964 National Film Board documentary Bethune to his history class. He wrote several books on Norman Bethune, including Bethune (1973), The Mind of Norman Bethune (1978), Phoenix: The Life of Norman Bethune (2011), and Bethune in Spain (2014). He contributed to a documentary on Bethune before his death. He also wrote Wilfrid Laurier: A Pledge for Canada (2002) and several high school history textbooks along with editing books for major Canadian educational publishers.


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Toronto Star obituary, March 15, 2018.
Pacific Affairs v. 85 no. 2, Phoenix book review.
1973 CBC Roderick Stewart interview.

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