News in Review - February 1995 Chechnya: A Question of Control

This examination of the struggle for independence in the predominantly Islamic state of Chechnya focuses on the issues of self-determination, nationhood, the democracy movement and cultural distinctiveness.
  • 1995
  • 00:12:07
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/1995

Andrew Marr's History of the World Chess game: Man vs. machine New

We visit New York to trace the story of man versus machine, Gary Kasparov against IBM’s Deep Blue, in a chess game that gripped the world.
  • 2012
  • 00:05:16
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/29/2020

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News in Review - October 2000 Children in War: Victims and Aggressors

This special report portrays the lives of three children, victims of civil war in their native Sierra Leone. We look at both sides in the war — how the government and especially the rebels used children to fight in their armies. Having fled the violence, they entered a rehabilitation program for such children in Winnipeg. Their painful experiences are the ...
  • 2000
  • 00:12:28
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/2000

Man Alive Children of Zapata

Arthur Kent reports on the despair driving a peasant revolt in the Chiapas region of Mexico. Over 80 years ago, Mexican revolutionary Emiliano Zapata fought and died for the rights of landless peasants and the Maya Indians. Today, his battle cry has been renewed. After the failure of peaceful demonstrations, the Mayan revolutionaries of Chiapas turned to a potent blend ...
  • 1994
  • 00:24:19
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

News in Review - September 2008 China and The Olympic Games

On August 8, 2008, the 29th Olympic Games opened in the Chinese capital of Beijing. For the Chinese government, the Games were not just a chance to host the biggest sporting event in the world, they were also a chance for the country to showcase its achievements as a rising global power. In this News in Review story we’ll look ...
  • 2008
  • 00:17:03
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/2008

CBC | Radio-Canada Documentary China Rises, Episode 1: Getting Rich, The Economic Boom

In 25 years, China has achieved the most rapid economic advance in such a short time of any nation in history. How? By scrapping its devotion to collectivism and empracing private enterprise with the zeal of 19th-century robber barons. But is China’s success riding on the backs of the poor?
  • 2006
  • 00:53:17
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

CBC | Radio-Canada Documentary China Rises, Episode 2: City of Dreams, Shanghai & the New Middle Class

In the streets and neighbourhoods of Shanghai, a new dream of China is beaing turned into reality. A generation of Chinese now lives in a style that would not look out of place in New York, Berlin or Toronto. But for its poorer residents, Shanghai can be a city of despair.
  • 2006
  • 00:53:17
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

CBC | Radio-Canada Documentary China Rises, Episode 3: Food is Heaven, How Will China Feed Itself?

From the steamy kitchens of Canton to the arid moonscape of the north, food is the very heart and soul of China. But increasing development and dwindling water supplies are threatening the nation’s ability to fee itself.
  • 2006
  • 00:53:17
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

CBC | Radio-Canada Documentary China Rises, Episode 4: Party Games, Politics Through the Eyes of the 2008 Olympic Games

China is on the march. As Beijing prepares for the 2008 Summer Olympic Games, it is envisioning a new political dawn for a growing nation and is ready to invite the world to see its progress.
  • 2006
  • 00:53:16
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

News in Review - September 1994 China Today: A Correspondent's View

Producer Hans Pohl and CBC's Beijing Correspondent Patrick Brown present a rich collage of images of China today, showing its historic and political importance globally and in the emerging Asian market.
  • 1994
  • 00:25:19
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/1994