From the Vaults: Audio from Edmonton's Past

An Interview with Dr. Ivor Dent

November 03, 2021 City of Edmonton Archives Season 1 Episode 30
From the Vaults: Audio from Edmonton's Past
An Interview with Dr. Ivor Dent
Show Notes

In today's episode, we join John McIssac and Dr. Ivor Dent in their November 5/12th, 1980 interview. Dent describes his time as Mayor of Edmonton and delves into his experience bidding on the Commonwealth Games, which were successfully held in Edmonton in 1978. This recording has been shortened due to its length.

Cover Image: Edmonton Public Library via Wikipedia
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Ivor_Dent.jpg

This interview was originally recorded on a 5 inch open reel tape and was digitized by an archivist on December 10th, 2020.

These interviews were recorded in the 1960s, 70s, and 80s. Both social attitudes and language standards have changed since that time.  Some opinions expressed and language used may be offensive to listeners today.