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News in Review - October 2016 Black Lives Matter: Activism in the Face of Racism in the U.S.

The Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement was formed in 2013 to bring attention to the plight of black people in America and to campaign against violence and systemic racism. African-Americans are five times more likely to be killed by police than white men in the U.S. The summer of 2016 saw still more black men shot by police. Activists responded ...
  • 2016
  • 00:21:18
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/19/2016

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CBC | Radio-Canada Documentary Secret History of 9/11

This one-hour documentary examines the road to 9/11, beginning in 1993 with a car bomb attack on the World Trade Center, and traces the tragic path that culminates in the largest terrorist attack in the history of the United States. The program explores the links between the 1993 attack, the bombing of a Philippine airliner, and the growth of al-Qaeda, ...
  • 2006
  • 01:30:40
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Doc Zone The Bush Years

Terence McKenna takes a retrospective look at U.S. President George W. Bush, arguably one of the most controversial public figures of recent memory. The Bush Years opens with a look at the seminal moments of his life before the Presidency. This documentary also details decisive moments and critical decisions that affected his country and the world.
  • 2008
  • 01:30:23
  • 15-17
  • 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

News in Review - December 2012 U.S. Election: Obama Re-elected

Barack Obama is the President of the United States for another four years after defeating Republican challenger Mitt Romney. We review the campaign and look at both men’s successes and failures.
  • 2012
  • 00:16:36
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/2012

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News in Review - February 2007 The U.S. Sends More Troops to Iraq

In early January 2007, U.S. President George Bush announced he was going to send more American soldiers to Iraq. The decision came a month after an American government study group delivered a devastating verdict on that war. It called the situation grave and deteriorating. In this News in Review story we’ll look at what’s happening in Iraq, and show you ...
  • 2007
  • 00:14:21
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/2007

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News in Review - October 2006 9/11: The Day that Changed the World

On September 11, 2006, the world marked the fifth anniversary of a deadly attack on the United States. On that day in 2001, a group of Al Qaeda terrorists flew three airliners into buildings in New York and Washington. A fourth hijacked plane crashed in a field in Pennsylvania. Almost 3,000 people, including 24 Canadians, were killed. In this News ...
  • 2006
  • 00:11:25
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/2006

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News in Review - March 2004 U.S. Primaries: Choosing A Challenger

Democratic Party supporters in the United States have been voting in primaries and caucuses to choose a presidential nominee. They are hoping to pick a candidate capable of beating George W. Bush in November’s presidential election. Havard Gould looks at the winners and losers of the race to be the Democratic challenger, and at some of the big issues shaping ...
  • 2004
  • 00:12:11
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/2004

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News in Review - December 2000 Bush and Gore: What Went Wrong

This News in Review report examines the recent fight for the most powerful political office in the world; an election race that was the closest in over 50 years, and which had an aftermath that was unprecedented. Although we look at two distinct approaches in this political competition for the hearts and minds of U.S. voters, we also examine an ...
  • 2000
  • 00:15:21
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/2000

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News in Review - November 2000 Gore and Bush: Policy Versus Personality

This News in Review report examines the most recent fight for the most powerful political office in the world, an election race that was the closest in over 50 years. We also look at two distinct and different approaches in this political competition for the hearts and minds of U.S. voters: the policy-centered campaign of Al Gore and the personality approach on ...
  • 2000
  • 00:15:21
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/2000

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