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Rewind from CBC Radio

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 CanCon | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3299

More than 40 years after the CRTC introduced Canadian content rules, Rewind looks back at the arguments for and against them.

 The Bricklin | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3134

On today’s show, all about a man, his car and twenty-three million dollars. It’s the story of Malcolm Bricklin and the sports car he dreamed up.

 This Country in the Morning with Michael Enright | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3299

On Rewind, two interviews from Michael Enright's first job as host for CBC Radio- the program This Country in the Morning. First, the comedians Peter Cook and Dudley Moore, and then the president of McDonalds's Canada- George Cohon.

 Stuart McLean on Morningside | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3300

Stuart McLean, best known these days as the host of The Vinyl Cafe, started out telling stories on the program Morningside. He celebrated the stories of everyday life from all corners of Canada. Today on Rewind, three of those stories.

 Midnight Cab | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3299

Two episodes of a radio drama that ran in the early 1990s called Midnight Cab. It was written by James W. Nichol and part of The Mystery Project- a weekly series of detective plays. Midnight Cab follows the adventures of a nineteen-year-old would-be write

 Juno Award Winners | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2176

In 1970, Pierre Juneau said that "Canadian broadcasting should be Canadian." At the time, he was the head of the CRTC- the Canadian Radio/Television Commission, and he was behind the implementation of new rules for Canadian content on radio and television

 Astronauts | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3299

An hour of Canadian astronauts. Chris Hadfield, Roberta Bondar, Marc Garneau and Steve MacLean talk about what it’s like to be in space- or in MacLean’s case- fulfill a childhood dream.

 International Women's Day | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3299

Today on Rewind we celebrate International Women’s Day- March 8. We’ll give you a taste of the role of women in Canadian society as it was, and then later in the hour hear about the groundbreaking Royal Commission on the Status of Women from the late 1960s.

 Morley Callaghan | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3299

Today on Rewind an hour of Morley Callaghan. Callaghan was a Canadian literary giant, known for his novels, short stories and plays and his many appearances on radio and television. Today we have several excerpts, including a couple from Michael Enright's time at the program This Country in the Morning in the mid 70s.

 1948 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3300

Today, it's a trip back to 1948 on CBC Radio. We'll go through a weekend's worth of programming to give you a flavour of what a CBC Radio listener might have heard back then.

 Food on Radio | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3300

Coming up on Rewind- all about food. Fondue, pizza pie and whipped cream in a can were all new to Canadians not all that long ago- and CBC was right there to introduce them.

 The Great Canadian Flag Debate | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3124

A look back at the great flag debate of 1964. The flag that is recognized around the world with its red bars and stylized maple leaf on a white background is about as Canadian as you can get- right up there with maple syrup, lumberjacks and the Rockies. But it had a rather rocky inception and birth.

 A Tribute to Allan McFee | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3299

Today on Rewind we take a loving look at Allan McFee- a true original and one of the characters of CBC Radio who made his mark with listeners for more than 52 years. He began his career with the CBC in 1937 and – except for a three-year stint in the army during the Second World War – stayed right here until he retired in 1991.

 The Dumbells | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3300

Today on Rewind The Dumbells. They were the most popular group of entertainers in Canada during the First World War.

 Hoffa and Kennedy | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3299

Today on Rewind a remarkable historical piece that features two American icons who clashed over issues of corruption and misappropriation of funds in the 1950s and 60s. They are Robert Kennedy- former Attorney General of the United States, but at the time Chief Investigator of the Rackets Committee for the United States Senate, and James Hoffa- head of the Teamsters Union. Kennedy was convinced that Hoffa worked with mobsters, extorted money from employers, and raided Teamster pension funds.


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