On the night of her husband's defeat in the Canadian general election, and only a few hours after he had made his concession speech, Margaret Trudeau relaxed at New York's renowned discotheque Studio 54 - the playground for the erich and trendy.
CU 54 Club sign PULL BACK TO GV front entrance of club
SCU Club owner speaking
GV AND CU Mrs. Trudeau with friends
RUBEL: "I just spoke to her and she just mmm... she is upset and she does not think it would be right to come out tonight, because people would take it is an indication that she did not care about the election, and she cares very much, and is very very upset. She hopes hat you know, she thinks he will be a strong leader of the opposition and she thinks once he is out people will appreciate how good he was. And she also up until around 20 minutes ago had expected - or around 25 minutes ago - expected the party to the left of the Liberals, I do not remember their name, the party that leans more towards socialism, would join Pierre. But they have not and she is going to spend a quiet night be herself."
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Background: On the night of her husband's defeat in the Canadian general election, and only a few hours after he had made his concession speech, Margaret Trudeau relaxed at New York's renowned discotheque Studio 54 - the playground for the erich and trendy. Although she declined to speak to reporters, close friends said that she had frequently visited her husband at his Ottowa headquarters during the campaign, and would soon be joining him and her family. But for the time being she had decided not to let her husband's defeat - after 11 years in power - depress her.
SYNOPSIS: The Club's owner had earlier stressed that Mrs. Trudeau would not be coming out.