News in Review - March 2002 Canada's Forces Go to Afghanistan

This behind-the-scenes look at Canada's land force contingent to Afghanistan creates an awareness of what is involved in preparing 750 soldiers and massive amounts of equipment and supplies for a mission that is one of the most dangerous in decades for Canadian personnel. It also provides an overview of the training that is required for the women and men of ...
  • 2002
  • 00:14:15
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/2002

The National Canadian archeologists part of major discovery that could rewrite history

It's a region on the border of war, but that hasn't stopped a team of Canadian archeologists from trying to solve a mystery in southern Turkey. And now, after decades of digging, they've made a major discovery — one that reveals the powerful role of women, and it could rewrite history.
  • 2019
  • 00:03:01
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/01/2019

News in Review - September 2018 Canadian Peacekeepers: Mission to Mali

Canadian troops have joined the UN peacekeeping mission to Mali. While only a one-year mission, it could be one of the toughest our troops have faced. Mali is considered the deadliest peacekeeping mission to date, with 170 peacekeepers killed there since 2013. The landlocked West African country has been torn apart by ethnic insurgency and terrorist groups since 2012. The ...
  • 2018
  • 00:14:54
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/10/2018

CBC News Canadians on D-Day: The Juno Beach Centre

June 6, 1944 was D-Day. Canadian soldiers took part in the largest military operation in history: the Allied invasion of Nazi-occupied Europe. On that day, Canadians accomplished every mission assigned to them. On June 6, 2003 veterans who fought on that historic day accomplished another mission. They saw their dream of a museum to commemorate Canada’s wartime contributions come to ...
  • 2003
  • 01:31:41
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

News in Review - November 2018 Carl Lutz: The Swiss Schindler

During the Second World War, Oskar Schindler, a German industrialist and Nazi officer, was credited with saving 1,200 Jews. His story was told by director Steven Spielberg in the award-winning movie Schindler's List. Yet to this day, few know the name of Carl Lutz. Tens of thousands of Hungarian Jews owe their lives to this modest Swiss diplomat, among them two ...
  • 2018
  • 00:10:26
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/29/2018

CBC | Radio-Canada Documentary Castro in the Eyes of His Loved Ones

Fidel Castro, who recently celebrated his 89th birthday, was one of the most visible and polarizing figures of the latter half of the 20th century – a symbol of Third World revolution for some, an oppressive dictator for others. But behind the image and fiery speeches, who really was this man who survived over 600 assassination attempts? That’s what we ...
  • 2015
  • 00:52:25
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/01/2015

News in Review - April 1996 Castro's Cuba, Fighting to Survive

In light of the tightening U.S. sanctions against Cuba, Cuba's history, status and current attempts to win European and North American investment are examined.
  • 1996
  • 00:15:11
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/1996

News in Review - October 1999 Catastrophe in Turkey: Building Faults

In the modern age, natural disasters are international as well as national affairs — far-reaching in their impact. In the case of the horrendous earthquake in Turkey—in a year of terrible earthquakes, especially a subsequent one in Taiwan — nations from the world community rushed to provide assistance once again. But it was not just human lives that this disaster ...
  • 1999
  • 00:14:03
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/1999

News in Review - February 1997 Central Africa: Canada Tries To Help

CBC’s correspondent Martin Seemungal provides a perspective on the troubles in Central Africa and the international efforts to help.
  • 1997
  • 00:14:04
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/1997

Heroes of the Enlightenment Changes in Society (Part 2 of 2) New

By the end of the 18th century, many Enlightenment ideals about society had been put into practice by three remarkable men: Nicolas de Condorcet, who advocated for civil rights, the abolishment of slavery and gender equality; Thomas Jefferson, principal author of the Declaration of Independence; and Frederick the Great, whose “enlightened absolutism” meant religious tolerance in Prussia. This program profiles ...
  • 2011
  • 00:52:27
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/12/2020

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