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
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  • 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
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  • Added on: 03/15/2001

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News in Review - November 2019 Arctic Ambitions: Russia’s Race to Control Northern Resources

Russia and Canada share a border in the Arctic, and both countries are hungry to control the vast resources it offers. With global warming, much of the sea ice is melting, giving access to waterways that are faster and more economical for year-round shipping. The Arctic is also thought to possess up to one quarter of the Earth’s undiscovered oil ...
  • 2019
  • 00:10:44
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  • Added on: 11/20/2019

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News in Review - February 2002 Argentina: Collapse of an Economy

After years of turmoil, Argentina, formerly one of South America's healthiest economies, collapsed after defaulting on its national debt of US$144-billion. The crisis brought down a number of interim Argentinean government leaders, created violent protests in the streets and seriously devalued the Argentinean currency. This tragic case study of the breakdown of a national economy is the starting point for ...
  • 2002
  • 00:13:10
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  • Added on: 02/15/2002

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News in Review - April 2013 Argo: The Real Canadian Story

The surprising sleeper of the film season, Argo went on to win the Academy Award for best picture in 2013. But there was more Canadian involvement in that story than Ben Affleck’s film revealed. In fact, without the Canadians, the rescue may never have happened. Here is the real story of Argo.
  • 2013
  • 00:17:50
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/2013

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News in Review - April 2007 Arrest in a 1964 Mississippi Cold Case

In 1964 two black teenagers in Mississippi were murdered, allegedly by members of a racist group known as the Ku Klux Klan. Two men were arrested but later released. One of them, James Ford Seale, was later believed to have died. In this News in Review story we’ll look at how a Canadian discovered that Seale was still alive and ...
  • 2007
  • 00:18:15
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  • Added on: 04/15/2007

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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
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  • Added on: 02/15/1998

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Nazi Megastructures Atlantic Wall

To protect occupied Europe from an Allied invasion, Hitler demanded the construction of a defensive wall stretching thousands of kilometres, from France in the South to Norway in the North. This is the story of how this vast engineering project sucked in huge quantities of raw materials and men from all over the Third Reich and faced its ultimate test ...
  • 2013
  • 00:44:02
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  • Added on: 01/05/2016

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News in Review - March 2005 Auschwitz: Remembering The Horror

On January 27, 1945, Soviet soldiers liberated the Nazi concentration camp of Auschwitz in southwestern Poland. More than one million people were murdered at the camp, most of them Jews. This year some of the survivors returned to Auschwitz and joined world leaders at a ceremony to mark the 60th anniversary of its liberation. In this News in Review story ...
  • 2005
  • 00:10:26
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  • Added on: 03/15/2005

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