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Mansbridge One on One The Aga Khan

A rare conversation with the leader of the world's 15 million Ismaili Muslims.
  • 2015
  • 00:22:37
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/16/2017

Firsthand Omar Khadr: Out of the Shadows

This documentary delivers an intimate portrait of how a teenager from a Toronto suburb ended up being at the centre of one of the first U.S. war crimes trials since the prosecution of Nazi commanders in the 1940s. He is the only juvenile who has ever been tried for war crimes. Out of the Shadows gives Omar Khadr the opportunity to speak ...
  • 2015
  • 00:44:03
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/17/2015

The National Back to School in Afghanistan

Recently 1.5 million students went back to school in Afghanistan, in a country welcoming peace for the first time in years, but where images of war are still present in the classroom. The conditions are appalling, but the students are anxious for some kind of normal routine. Education is the government's number one post-war priority. But the big question is: ...
  • 2002
  • 00:22:54
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Documentary Barack Obama, Great Expectations (Part 1 of 2)

When Barack Obama was elected in 2008, rarely had expectations been so high and the obstacles to achieve them so great. The new president had to confront major crises — economic collapse chief among them — as well as an opposition determined to discredit him and destroy his agenda. From the producers of March of the Penguins, the film takes us ...
  • 2012
  • 00:51:59
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Documentary Barack Obama, Great Expectations (Part 2 of 2)

When Barack Obama was elected in 2008, rarely had expectations been so high and the obstacles to achieve them so great. The new president had to confront major crises — economic collapse chief among them — as well as an opposition determined to discredit him and destroy his agenda. From the producers of March of the Penguins, the film takes us ...
  • 2012
  • 00:51:20
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

CBC News Special Flora's Afghan Mission: Politician to Humanitarian

When Carole MacNeil went to Afghanistan in 2008, she and her team were eager to find the "real" Afghanistan — the places not normally seen on the news, the people who are trying to make their lives work in the wake of decades of war and an American-led invasion. This feature documentary goes beyond the military perspective and explores the humanitarian ...
  • 2009
  • 00:28:16
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

The National In the Company of Warlords

For decades the warlords ruled Afghanistan. They destroyed what they could not own. Their legacy is everywhere. The warlords controlled every aspect of daily life before the Taliban, running their affairs through a mixture of corruption and fear. They fought each other in brutal wars, but under American guidance they finally joined together after September 11 and helped defeat the ...
  • 2002
  • 00:26:19
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

News in Review - October 2009 Afghanistan's Troubled Election

In late August 2009, Afghans went to the polls to choose a President and members of the provincial council. Canada’s troops in that war-torn country helped provide security so the vote could take place. But the election was marred by violence and voting irregularities. In this News in Review story we’ll look at what happened and why the result was ...
  • 2009
  • 00:15:54
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/2009

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News in Review - December 2008 Humanitarian Crisis in Afghanistan

As winter arrives in Afghanistan millions of Afghans are facing starvation. To make matters worse, Taliban insurgents have started targeting aid workers, making relief efforts more dangerous and difficult. In this News in Review story we’ll look at what one Canadian, former cabinet minister Flora MacDonald, is doing to try to help people in rural Afghanistan.
  • 2008
  • 00:15:48
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/2008

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News in Review - October 2002 Back to School in Afghanistan

Following the defeat of the Taliban regime in Afghanistan, schools were re-opened throughout the country, but with a difference. For the first time in five years women were allowed to teach in schools and girls of all ages were allowed to be pupils. A documentary piece by Carol Off on the revitalization of the Afghan educational system.
  • 2002
  • 00:13:29
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/2002

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News in Review - February 2002 Afghanistan: Telling the Story

Foreign correspondents, like all journalists, are storytellers. They are our eyes and ears to world events. In the age of television, their jobs, especially in dangerous and violent conflicts, have taken on many new dimensions. Understanding how they do their work, what issues and challenges they face as journalists and how their reports affect our awareness of events is fundamental ...
  • 2002
  • 00:13:10
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/2002

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News in Review - December 2001 Routing the Taliban

In this follow-up report, we look at the events that occurred following several weeks of heavy bombing by the United States and the collapse of the Taliban regime. We also examine the efforts by the various factions in Afghanistan and the international community to establish a new order in that country, and the implications and ramifications for the world.
  • 2001
  • 00:14:03
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/2001

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