News in Review - May 2009 The Recession and the Developing World

In early April 2009, the G20 leaders agreed to provide more than $1 trillion of aid to developing countries. The recession has hit those countries hard. Many are running out of money, and some are threatened by mass starvation and violence. In this News in Review story we’ll look at the desperate situation in many countries and what’s being done ...
  • 2009
  • 00:13:58
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/2009

News in Review - December 2010 The Rescue of the Chilean Miners

It was a rescue watched by millions of people all over the world. Thirty-three Chilean miners hauled to the surface after being trapped underground for more than two months. In this News in Review story, we’ll look at the rescue and why the miners’ ordeal touched so many.
  • 2010
  • 00:16:25
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/2010

News in Review - December 2011 The Rise of the Occupy Movement

In September a group called Occupy Wall Street began a series of demonstrations in New York City. The movement began as a public protest against social and economic inequality and what the protestors call corporate greed. In October the movement spread to several Canadian cities. In this News in Review story we’ll look at the Occupy movement and its plans ...
  • 2011
  • 00:13:53
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/2011

News in Review - November 2017 The Rohingya Crisis: Is this Ethnic Cleansing?

The Rohingya people have been described as the most persecuted minority in the world. They are an ethnic group of about one million who have lived for centuries in Myanmar – formerly Burma. They are not considered citizens and many are of the Muslim faith. In the summer of 2017 hundreds of thousands of Rohingya fled their homes, headed for ...
  • 2017
  • 00:17:23
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/27/2017

News in Review - October 2012 The Search for the Franklin Expedition

Captain Sir John Franklin and his crew of 130 men set off from Britain 160 years ago on an expedition of the Arctic. The two ships, the HMS Erebus and HMS Terror, were some of the biggest and strongest vessels ever to make the journey. Stocked with food, water and other necessities to last seven years, the expedition hoped to ...
  • 2012
  • 00:15:06
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/2012

News in Review - March 2011 The Shooting of Gabrielle Giffords

In early January, a gunman opened fire at a small political rally in Tucson, Arizona. Six people were killed and 14 others were injured, including a congresswoman — Gabrielle Giffords. Giffords was shot in the head but survived, and the shooting triggered a passionate political debate in the United States. In this News in Review story we’ll look at that ...
  • 2011
  • 00:16:48
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/2011

News in Review - May 1996 The Struggle For Taiwan: A Chinese Show of Force

The rulers of Taiwan forestall reunification with mainland China by winning re-election on a ticket of democratic reform and independence. The political tensions created, especially those between China and the United States, are examined.
  • 1996
  • 00:14:43
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/1996

News in Review - February 2009 The Terrorist Attack on Mumbai

In late November 2008 a group of gunmen launched a terrorist assault on the Indian city of Mumbai. The gunman fired indiscriminately into crowds and seized several buildings and luxury hotels. By the time a four-day battle with police and soldiers ended, at least 170 people had been killed. In this News in Review story we'll look at Mumbai's days of ...
  • 2009
  • 00:16:35
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/2009

CBC | Radio-Canada Documentary The Time Machine: A History of Photography

Recently released from the archives of the CBC, this extraordinary 1973 documentary classic casts an eye back on the history and development of photography. From the first photo taken in 1826, through war and candid photography, to the mass appeal of snapshots, this time capsule is a fascinating romp through photographic history. Examined are: Leonardo da Vinci and his camera ...
  • 1973
  • 00:57:33
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

News in Review - January 2016 The Trump Card: Is Donald a Presidential Contender?

Multi-billionaire Donald Trump is brash, outspoken and controversial. He’s also favoured to win the Republican nomination for the 2016 U.S. presidential election. At first he was considered to be a mere blip in the polls, but Trump has survived the campaign so far. He has seized upon a fatigue in American politics and a frustration with the Republican establishment. It's ...
  • 2016
  • 00:14:34
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/22/2016