News in Review - October 2004 Conrad Black: A Tycoon in Trouble

For more than 20 years Conrad Black has been one of Canada's most successful and flamboyant business tycoons. But in late August, he was accused of looting his media empire to finance his lavish lifestyle. It was just the latest in a series of setbacks, and now everything that Black built up appears to be crumbling around him. In this ...
  • 2004
  • 00:14:00
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/2004

Access to this content is reserved to News in Review 2002-2004 subscribers.

More details

The National Could a new approach to First Nations housing be a game-changer?

First Nations housing has been plagued with problems for decades. Now a new project is inviting one community to imagine and design their own homes, an approach that's radically different from the past.
  • 2017
  • 00:14:55
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/28/2017

The Current Covering the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Can the media ever get it right?

It's a story that generates a level of scrutiny, debate and fury unlike almost any other. As part of its Eye on the Media series, CBC Radio's The Current asks how journalists are doing with their coverage of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and examines audience reactions.
  • 2014
  • 00:19:33
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/16/2014

CBC Animation Crac!

In this charming tale tinged with nostalgia, Frédéric Back takes us back to rich traditions swept aside by the relentless forces of progress and urbanization. Crac! is the sound of a falling tree, chopped down to make the chair. It's the sound of the chair as it rocks. It's also the sound of the rift in our lives when change ...
  • 1981
  • 00:15:01
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 01/14/2014

The Fifth Estate Cruel Camera

As long as they've made movies, animals have been killed or injured to do it. In a landmark investigation over 25 years ago,The Fifth Estate's Bob McKeown uncovered an uncomfortable, even shocking, reality about moviemaking — animals, intentionally put in harm's way, abused, often killed to create the kind of cinematic excitement that draws a crowd. As well,The Fifth Estatefound ...
  • 2009
  • 00:42:01
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 08/27/2014

Wandering Wenda D: The Dreadful Disco Dragon of Detroit

Our daring heroes are at the Detroit Disco Dome where the Duchess of Disco is dragged off by a dragon into his dungeon.
  • 2017
  • 00:08:42
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 08/02/2017

Master of Disaster Death Trap

Building collapses are common throughout the world. They can crumble without warning, and can take tens of thousands of lives in an instant. Whether caused by a tornado, earthquake, an act of terrorism or poor construction, the aftermath of a collapsed building can be just as deadly as the collapse itself. Unstable floors and walls pose hazardous threats to rescue ...
  • 2008
  • 00:47:17
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/06/2016

Access to this content is reserved to National Geographic Channel subscribers.

More details

The National Design in Our Lives: Business Meets Aesthetics

Take a look around you. Almost everything you see started out as an idea in someone's mind. In today's fast-paced and constantly changing world the process of designing and the role of designers is being redefined. How to make objects and space around us more engaging is the job of today's designers. This program looks into the studio environments of ...
  • 2000
  • 00:16:18
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

News in Review - November 1997 Diana and Teresa: The Boundaries of Grief

The world's reactions to the deaths of the era's two most famous women. The implications of media hype both in the events leading up to Diana's death and the phenomenon of overflowing public grief. The excesses of media reaction and the rush to Calcutta for Teresa's funeral, some say to expiate the guilt at rejoicing over huge audience figures generated ...
  • 1997
  • 00:19:06
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/1997

Access to this content is reserved to News in Review 1996-1998 subscribers.

More details

Feature Film Dido and Aeneas (Rights no longer available)

This award-winning production is a dance-opera about the Queen of Carthage, Dido, who has fallen in love with Trojan prince Aeneas. As the union of the two lovers approaches, a coven of witches plots her downfall. Romance leads to heartbreak and tragedy. Conceived and choreographed by the celebrated Mark Morris, he takes a fresh and controversial approach in this adaptation ...
  • 1995
  • 00:55:35
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013