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Rewind from CBC Radio

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 The Art of Propaganda, Part One | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3299

Seventy-five years ago, CBC Radio decided to lend its airwaves to help the war effort. You'll hear the results with programs like Carry on Canada, Nazi Eyes on Canada and Hitler's Little Helpers.

 Winnie the Pooh | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3119

It’s been 90 years since Winnie the Pooh and his pals Christopher Robin, Eeyore and Tigger first entertained children. A celebration of Pooh, from A.A. and Christopher Robin Milne, to the Canadian connection that brought him from Canada to England.

 Revisiting the Sixties Scoop | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3299

A look at the Sixties Scoop- the policy that took indigenous children from their families and placed them with white families. Many were separated from not just from their birth families but from their culture. The cost to them was long lasting.

 CBC Explains | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3299

CBC Radio has always tried to keep up with the times, uncovering trends and tracking how new ideas and things affect Canadians. Years later, when these things become part of our lives, these bits of archival tape are kind of funny.

 Karin Wells: Story Teller | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3126

Karin Wells is a story teller. On Rewind two of Karin’s many CBC Radio documentaries, a Canadian born surgeon who contracted AIDS after working for many years in Uganda and a remarkable music school in a Soweto township in South Africa.

 Austin Clarke's Death of a Panther | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3509

In 1966 two young black men formed the Black Panthers, a radical group that advocated a revolutionary war not afraid to use violence to achieve its ends. A portrait of the Black Panthers through the eyes of Canadian writer Austin Clarke.

 Video Games: The Birth of an Industry | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3179

In 1966, Ralph Baer was waiting for a colleague at a bus terminal. He had time to kill so he picked up a pad and pencil and sketched out an idea for a box that would allow you to play games on a TV. A few years later, the video gaming industry was born.

 Paul Robeson: Nobody Knows the Trouble I’ve Seen | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2878

The genius of the singer, actor and activist Paul Robeson, who died 40 years ago. He was one of the best known black performers of the mid 20th century, but faced racism and resentment his whole life.

 The Plane People of 9-11 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3009

On the 15th anniversary of the tragic events of 9-11, Rewind looks at some of the friendships forged and communities changed when 30,000 air passengers found themselves on an unexpected trip to Canada.

 Smoke, Smoke, Smoke that Cigarette | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3299

Canada used to hold the dubious title of most smokers per capita of anywhere in the world. Listen to how that’s changed over the years to now, when smoking in public is pretty well verboten.

 The Great Grey Ghost | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3288

the story of the crash and burning of one of the great airships of the 1930s, one that killed even more people than the German Hindenburg. This was the R101 and it had Canadian connections. Only six of 54 people survived.

 Gil Cardinal: Telling Stories of Pain and Hope | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3299

Filmmaker Gil Cardinal told stories to expose some of the most important issues facing aboriginal people- the child welfare system, residential schools and fetal alcohol syndrome. His films were painful and yet had a sensitivity that moved Canadians.

 William Shatner: from Julius Caesar to Captain Kirk | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3179

When he was young, he wanted to be an announcer on the CBC. But in the decades since he first appeared on CBC as an actor, William Shatner has gone far beyond his home country, and his home planet, in the sci-fi favourite Star Trek on TV and in film.

 Women in Sport | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3299

Women in sport. Women have always had to prove that not only could they excel at competitive sports, they could still be feminine as well.

 Science Fiction as Prophecy | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3179

Isaac Asimov was one of the most important science fiction writers of the 20th century. He saw science as the engine of change in human society. Asimov thought science fiction was the best way for humans to peer into what the future might look like.


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