How Quebec's Wily Premier May Keep Separatism Alive

Lucien Bouchard could give President Bill Clinton lessons in situational politics. The charismatic Quebec premier has dodged between embracing Canadian unity a decade ago and passionately backing independence for Quebec more recently. Now, the wily 59-year-old lawyer will need all his political deftness to win a second term in elections that he is calling early--possibly on or around Nov. 30.

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