Munroe Scott

Author of McClure: The China Years

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Munroe Scott is among the most dedicated of freelance writers in this country. Born in Ontario he went to High School in Almonte, Ontario, graduated from Queen's University (B.A) and Cornell University (M.A) and in the early 1950's began his career as a staff writer with Crawley Films, Ottawa,. He has been freelance since 1957. Munroe is perhaps best-known as the biographer of Dr. Robert McClure but has been prolific as a writer for documentary films and public affairs television as well as drama for both TV and stage. He was writer and director of most of the acclaimed CBCTV series The Tenth Decade, and also wrote and directed CBC-TV's series First Person Singular (The Pearson Memoirs) and the series One Canadian (The Diefenbaker Memoirs). He wrote the prestigious Sound & Light Show for Parliament Hill, 1984-93. As an author his work has made the Best Seller list and the Book of the Month Club. He has won awards as both a playwright and a columnist. He is a member of the Writers Guild of Canada, the Playwrights Guild of Canada, and the Writers' Union of Canada.
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