News in Review 1996-1998

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News in Review - October 1996 Conservatives in Canada: What Kind of Future?

Following the Progressive Conservative Party convention, this report examines the past, present and future of Sir John A. Macdonald's party.
  • 1996
  • 00:13:09
  • 13-14
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News in Review - October 1996 Human Reproduction: Redefining Life

Technology and the control over human reproduction is the point of departure for examining the related controversial social and ethical issues.
  • 1996
  • 00:14:24
  • 13-14
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News in Review - October 1996 Press Concentration: Who Controls the Message?

Following the takeover of Southam Press by Conrad Black, we explore the issue of who controls the editorial thrust of Canadian newspapers.
  • 1996
  • 00:12:30
  • 13-14
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News in Review - March 1998 The Ice Storm: Powerless Against Nature

In this story we explore how nature overwhelmed technology, leaving millions without heat, light and other essentials of life. This natural disaster raises important questions about the fragile nature of our infrastructure, the security of power supplies in general, and our precarious reliance on a single source of power. The story also examines the political and human issues that such ...
  • 1998
  • 00:16:12
  • 13-14
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News in Review - March 1998 The Winter Olympics

Winter sports, Canada and the Olympics are interrelated themes as are national pride, triumph and disappointment. This time the drama of the Olympics is played out against a simple and classic cultural backdrop. As theatre, the Nagano Games portray not only athletic ideals and achievement but also the conflicts and controversies that have increasingly become part of the international Olympic ...
  • 1998
  • 00:15:15
  • 13-14
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News in Review - March 1998 Algeria: The Reign of Terror

This rare look by CBC Correspondent Paul Workman at the horror in Algeria is a reminder of the kind of news story that many television consumers have great difficulty understanding and coming to terms with. The nullification of election results in Algeria that denied power to the victorious Muslim fundamentalists and the terror that has followed in its wake have ...
  • 1998
  • 00:11:06
  • 13-14
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News in Review - March 1998 The Pope in Cuba: Church and State

The historic visit of Pope John Paul II to the only Communist state in the Western Hemisphere is an event fraught with irony and déjà vu. Hoping to emulate his visit to Poland – which led, in part, to the dismantling of Communism in the Soviet Bloc – the Pope meets with one of the last apostles of Communism. Although ...
  • 1998
  • 00:15:01
  • 13-14
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News in Review - May HMCS Toronto: Containing Iraq

From the beginning of the conflict in the Persian Gulf, Canada has had a role to play both militarily and diplomatically. In both regards, the lives of Canadian citizens have been affected and at times endangered. The Canadian Frigate HMCS Toronto, the most modern warship of its class, patrols the Persian Gulf as part of the international force that has ...
  • 1998
  • 00:13:39
  • 13-14
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News in Review - September 1998 Flint, Michigan: Labour's Last Stand

The strike at General Motors was settled at the end of July 1998. The sprawling auto giant has been falling behind the competition from the leaner and more efficient Ford and Chrystler. GM wanted to farm out a chunk of its parts manufacturing, allowing it to shut down some plants and lay off workers, hopefully increasing profits. It was a ...
  • 1998
  • 00:12:27
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/09/2014

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News in Review - September 1998 Ireland: Voting For Peace

In May and June 1998, an end seemed to be in sight to the violence and bloodshed that have marked the struggle between Catholics and Protestants in Ireland. The people in the north and in the south, on both sides of the conflict, voted for a new order of government and, hopefully, peace. Most of them did, but some remained ...
  • 1998
  • 00:15:47
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/09/2014

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