News in Review - December 1996 America Votes: Staying the Course

Americans head into the 21st century with the first Democratic president to be elected to a second full term since Franklin D. Roosevelt. This story examines the chastened Right, the impact of the female vote and the concerns over health care and the deficit.
  • 1996
  • 00:14:41
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/1996

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Brand Canada America's Canada

A pop culture-fuelled audit of how American TV influences Canada's brand — through the perspective of the denizens of Mexico City.
  • 2017
  • 00:03:25
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/27/2017

News in Review - November 2008 Americans Choose a New President

On November 4, Americans went to the polls to choose a new president. The vote came after a long and bitterly contested campaign between the Democratic candidate Barack Obama and Republican candidate John McCain. In this News in Review story we’ll look at the campaign and what happened when voting day finally arrived.
  • 2008
  • 00:14:14
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/2008

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CBC News Amnesty International on the Harkat Ruling

In the wake of the Supreme Court of Canada upholding the national security certificate against terror suspect Mohamed Harkat, the head of Amnesty International Canada speaks to reporters. Alex Neve expresses disappointment and points out that the Supreme Court ruling rejecting Harkat's constitutional challenge doesn't reference a single international human rights standard. Harkat, a former pizza delivery man, was born in ...
  • 2014
  • 00:09:20
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 09/10/2015

The National Anatomy of a Revolution

After a historic 18-day wave of pro-democracy demonstrations in Egypt, President Hosni Mubarak resigned and handed over power to the military. So how did it happen? How did unarmed civilians end decades of despotic rule in a matter of days? The National's Terence McKenna was on the ground in Cairo as the government collapsed. In this special documentary, he examines the ...
  • 2010
  • 00:21:12
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

News in Review - February 2015 Anger and Authority in the United States

The recent deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner unleashed waves of anger and resentment across the U.S. Both victims were black and died at the hands of white police officers. And in both cases, authorities declined to press charges. These events brought to the surface long standing tensions in the U.S. between police and the very people they're expected ...
  • 2015
  • 00:17:21
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/13/2015

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Doc Zone Anger in America: Fanning the Flames (part 2 of 2)

In this second installment in the two-part series Anger in America, we explore the toxic media landscape in the United States, from Fox News to the blogosphere to the free-spending "Super Pacs" behind negative ad campaigns. Americans prize their freedom of speech, but the current political dialogue is turning ugly and fearful.
  • 2012
  • 00:42:25
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/28/2013

Doc Zone Anger in America: The Fire Within (part 1 of 2)

Most Americans do not believe that the next generation will have better lives than their parents. They have every reason to feel pessimistic. The economic recovery is slow and many jobs that disappeared during the Great Recession are gone forever. The social ladder has never been harder to climb and the Tea Partiers are not the only angry people. In ...
  • 2012
  • 00:41:57
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/28/2013

News in Review - March 2001 Arab Revolt: Israeli Political Upheaval

Soon after the collapse of the most extensive Middle East peace talks in recent years, unprecedented violence broke out between Israelis and Palestinians in Jerusalem and the West Bank. This report looks at the causes and extent of the violence, and the way both sides have appealed to international public opinion for support. We also examine how the peace initiatives ...
  • 2001
  • 00:17:49
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/2001

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News in Review - February 1998 Asian Economies: Toothless Tigers?

The collapse of the Asian economic boom and its financial reverberations around the planet provide the focus for this story. “From boom to bust” is a socio-economic event that has played a part in Canada’s own history and is a worldwide phenomenon that economists struggle to predict and to prevent. How stock markets around the world function and the intricate ...
  • 1998
  • 00:14:38
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/1998

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