The Fifth Estate To Sell a War

Examination of the atrocious story of how Saddam Hussein's invading Iraqi troops pulled Kuwaitee babies from incubators and left them to die. This invented horror story turns out to be part of a multi-million dollar public relations campaign to sell the Gulf War to the American people and motivate support of Kuwait.
  • 1992
  • 00:28:34
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

News in Review - December 2005 To Stay or Go: Quebec Ten Years Later

On October 30, Canadians marked the 10th anniversary of the 1995 Quebec referendum. Two weeks later the Parti Québécois elected a new leader who promised, if elected premier, to hold another referendum on sovereignty soon. In this News and Review story we'll look at the race for the leadership of Quebec's separatist political party. We'll look back at the night ...
  • 2005
  • 00:14:59
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/2005

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Mansbridge One on One Tony Blair

Peter Mansbridge sits down with former UK prime minister Tony Blair to talk about populism in politics after Brexit and the U.S. presidential election.
  • 2016
  • 00:22:23
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/21/2017

News in Review - September 2007 Tony Blair's Ten Years in Power

In late June 2007 Tony Blair stepped down as Prime Minister of Britain. Blair is considered by many to have been one of Britain’s most successful prime ministers. In recent years, however, his popularity had slumped, mainly because of his support for the U.S.-led war in Iraq. In this News in Review story we’ll take a close-up look at Blair’s ...
  • 2007
  • 00:15:06
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/2007

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Power & Politics Trans Mountain timeline: how did we get here?

How did we get to the point where the feds are preparing to spend your tax dollars to get this project built?
  • 2018
  • 00:02:03
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 07/03/2018

Canadian History: A Conversation Treaties, Reconciliation and Indigenous History in Canada

How well do Canadians know Indigenous history? What role did treaties play in forming our country? Are the stories told through truth and reconciliation changing our understanding of Canadian history? Moderated by award-winning journalist Duncan McCue, host of Cross Country Checkup on CBC Radio, the panel includes Ry Moran, National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation; Cynthia Wesley-Eskuimaux, Lakehead University; and Eldon Yellowhorn, ...
  • 2017
  • 00:54:04
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/10/2017

The National Trudeau's Historic Apology to LGBT Communities

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has issued a historic apology to members of the LGBT community. It's for actions the Canadian government took against them, simply because they were gay. As part of the mea culpa, Ottawa has introduced legislation to clear the criminal records of those convicted of consensual same-sex activity.
  • 2017
  • 00:08:59
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/30/2017

News in Review - March 2018 Trump vs. the Media: The War on Journalism

US President Donald Trump has declared a war on mainstream media. His repeated allegations of "fake news" is undermining the credibility of the fourth estate. As a result, journalists say the integrity of their work is more important now than ever. We take a look at how the media is responding to this war on journalism.
  • 2018
  • 00:20:25
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/27/2018

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The National Trump's America First foreign policy comes with global stakes

Donald Trump's America First approach to foreign policy comes with global stakes, as the president angers U.S. allies with tariffs and other questionable decisions.
  • 2018
  • 00:08:55
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 07/27/2018

News in Review - November 2006 Trying to Stop the Killing in Darfur

In October 2006 diplomatic efforts were stepped up to try to end the crisis in the Darfur region of Sudan. A brutal civil war in the southern part of that country has killed as many as 200,000 people. More than two million others have been forced to flee their homes. This News in Review story will look at the terrible ...
  • 2006
  • 00:14:18
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  • Added on: 11/15/2006

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