John Hirsch explains how he came to Canada from Hungary. Mr. Hirsch talks about his academic studies, and his work in theatre in Hungary. Mr. Hirsch continued this work in Canada, and was involved in organizing the first professional theatre in Winnipeg. He recalls what he knew about Canada prior to his immigration, and explains the amount of English that he knew then as well. Mr. Hirsch then describes his voyage from Hungary to Canada. He recalls his first impressions, and also the things that he expected from his new life. He talks about the aspects of life in a new country that he found the most difficult to accept, and also how he adjusted. Mr. Hirsch explains how he feels about life in Canada now, and whether or not he feels like an immigrant or a citizen of Canada.