The Black Rod is offering something different.
We are taking you through Mr. Peabody's Wayback Machine to the very streets of downtown Winnipeg on Bloody Saturday to let you experience the sights and sounds of that historical day through the eyes and ears of a contemporary eyewitness, a professional observer and recorder of the proverbial "first rough draft of history".
We found this in the Montreal Gazette, June 23, 1919 (Page 9):
Winnipeg's Tragic Outbreak Lasted Half Hour Only by J.F.B. Livesay of the Canadian Press
Winnipeg, June 21----The tragic events of this afternoon covered not more than half an hour. At half past two, perhaps twenty thousand persons were massed on Main street with their…