Rewind from CBC Radio show

Rewind from CBC Radio

Summary: CBC Radio presents all our best archive material!

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 Songs of the Marsh | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2864

A program from 1953 that features sounds and stories of the marsh birds of Manitoba. CBC engineers had spent weeks in the marsh using the latest cutting edge technology- the parabolic microphone. They managed to capture some evocative bird songs.

 Did I Really Hear That? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3299

Some unexpected, surprising and very funny moments from CBC Radio. Times when things definitely did NOT go according to plan, as well as a longer interview that some listeners recall as one of the most unintentionally funny pieces they ever heard.

 Easter: from Rabbits to Rebellion | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3179

Easter from years gone by. Thoughts on the great Easter myths and symbols from scholar Northrop Frye, as well as songs and stories to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Easter Rising in Ireland.

 William Shatner from Julius Caesar to Captain Kirk | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2942

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.

 Advertising: from Luxo Hairgroom to Lucky Strike | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3299

Advertising is so much a part of our lives that many of us have learned to tune it out. But there have always been people who worry about their power to shape and influence us. A look at the philosophy of advertising circa the 1950s and 60s.

 The Arctic Winter Games | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1980

In March 2016 Nuuk, Greenland hosts the 24th Arctic Winter Games. Northerners from Canada, the U.S., Russia, Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden get together to play in a unique Arctic tradition.

 Play with Lister Sinclair | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2940

Living is playing. Poets know this is true. So do scientists and artists. From pat- a- cake to war games, if you want to learn anything, play is the way to do it. Rewind learns from some prominent thinkers in various fields about how they play.

 Africville: A Community Destroyed | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3047

Remembering Africville. After 150 years as a vibrant black community outside Halifax, its residents were forced to move and its buildings destroyed. Rewind examines the destruction of Africville and looks at the causes and impact.

 The Trouble with Teens Part Two | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3225

As long as there have been teenagers, society has worried about them. Are they serious enough about life? Are they getting into trouble? Rewind examines the seismic cultural changes of the late 60s and early 70s with sex, drugs and rock ‘n roll.

 The Trouble with Teens Part One | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2841

As long as there have been teenagers, there have been adults complaining about them. Rewind presents archival clips of teen concerns of days gone by, from curfews to sex, loud music to manners.

 A Bowl of Soup | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3279

As Canadians bundle up against the January cold and snow, Rewind turns its thoughts… and stomach… to soup.

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

An hour with the filmmaker Gil Cardinal whose documentaries exposed some of the issues that face aboriginal people in Canada.

 Drugs and Religion #1 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3299

A trip back to 1972 when it seemed perfectly normal for a CBC Radio program to ask professors about their experience of doing drugs.

 The Vietnam War- Canadian involvement | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3299

Vietnam may have been America’s war, but Canada definitely had a role to play. Roughly 30,000 draft dodgers and deserters came to Canada, but another 30,000 Canadians joined up to fight in Vietnam alongside Americans.

 The Happy Gang | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3299

The Happy Gang- one of the most popular of the arts and entertainment programs of the 1940s and 50s on CBC Radio.


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