Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

The FLQ and the Quebec October Crisis



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Power Corrupted: The October Crisis and the Repression of Quebec, Abraham Rotstein, New Press, 1971

--The October Crisis, Gerard Pelletier, McClelland and Stewart, 1971


--"Looking Back at October 1970," by William Tetley, Montreal Gazette, Sept. 30, 2000

--"The Terrorists' Best Ally: The Quebec Media Coverage of the FLQ Crisis in October 1970," by Raphael Cohen-Almagor, Canadian Journal of Communication, March 2000

--"Quebec Is Confronting Its FLQ Past, Revelations Suggest," by Ingrid Peritz, Montreal Gazette, March 15, 1997

--"When to Forgive? For the Most Part, Former FLQ Terrorists Have Become Model Citizens," by Hubert Bauch, Montreal Gazette, Nov. 30, 1996

--"Quebec's End of Innocence: 25 Years Later, the October Crisis Still Arouses Deep Emotions," by James Stewart, Maclean's, Oct. 9, 1995

--"The Adventures of Vallieres and Gagnon," by Malcolm Reid, Canadian Dimension, April 1, 1995

--Le FLQ et Nous," Quebec-Presse, Oct. 11, 1970

--"Fidel's Disciple," Time magazine, June 14, 1963

Worldwide Web

--Prof. Claude Bélanger of Marianopolis College in Montreal maintains an archive of October Crisis documents:

--The CBC's October Crisis archive:


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