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Al Johnson

Al Johnson was appointed to be the CBC president by Pierre Trudeau in 1975 where he focused on increasing Canadian content. He was caught up in a small scandal in which it was suggested by the CBC radio station CBH that the CBC had a national policy against broadcasting announcements from homophile organizations.

Names Albert Johnson (Main)
BE [n79.260] Al Johnson (altName)
BE [n76.64]
Related Pages https://lglc.ca/person/AJOH/
Birth Date 1923
Birth Place https://lglc.ca/place/INSI/
Death Date 2010/11/08
Death Place https://lglc.ca/place/OTT/
Identities Canadian

BG [“Former CBC president Al Johnson dies,” CBC News, 9 November 2010, https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/former-cbc-president-al-johnson-dies-1.934850]

Occupations President of the CBC Communications
1975

https://lglc.ca/event/n76.64


“Former CBC president Al Johnson dies,” CBC News, 9 November 2010, https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/former-cbc-president-al-johnson-dies-1.934850

Professor of Public Policy and Public Administrator HigherEducation
1982

http://www.awjohnson.net/about/index.html(http://goo.gl/CgT6db)

Associated Places Queen's University (Employee)
1982

http://www.awjohnson.net/about/index.html(http://goo.gl/CgT6db)

Associated Organizations https://lglc.ca/organization/CBC/ (President)
notAfter(1976)

BCE [n76.64]