Weintraub, William

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(1926-2017) Canadian journalist, filmmaker and author, active from the 1950s; he is of sf interest for The Underdogs (1979), a Near Future Satire on Canadian politics where an independent socialist Québec nearing bankruptcy (see Politics) oppresses its English minority; the play version of this tale, The Underdogs: A Play (1998), was never produced. [JC]

William Weintraub

born Montreal, Québec: 19 February 1926

died Montreal, Québec: 6 November 2017

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