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 - December 1996 America Votes: Staying the Course

Americans head into the 21st century with the first Democratic president to be elected to a second full term since Franklin D. Roosevelt. This story examines the chastened Right, the impact of the female vote and the concerns over health care and the deficit.
  • 1996
  • 00:14:41
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/1996

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News in Review - December 1996 Nicaragua: Building Democracy

For the second time since the overthrow of Somoza, Nicaraguans opt for the centre-right over their Sandinista liberators. We explore the importance of this election for the country and the region.
  • 1996
  • 00:14:11
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/1996

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News in Review - December 1996 The GM Strike: Driving in New Directions

Outsourcing, the changing global automobile industry, new international alignments and the significance of this strike in terms of labour history are the focal points of this report.
  • 1996
  • 00:14:38
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/1996

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News in Review - December 1996 A Day of Protest: Shutting Down Toronto

This report looks at a case study in labour’s attempt to rally support against a way of governing that it says is widening the gulf between the rich and poor.
  • 1996
  • 00:12:31
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/1996

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News in Review - November 1996 Children in Canada: In Harm's Way

This story examines the plight of children who are abused at home and slip through the medical/legal safety net.
  • 1996
  • 00:14:34
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/1996

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News in Review - November 1996 Bosnia: After the Election

This update in the News in Review library looks at the first, even if forced, exercise in democracy in this war-torn country, where old enmities still prevail.
  • 1996
  • 00:14:34
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/1996

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News in Review - November 1996 The CBC: Whither Public Broadcasting?

Focusing on the latest cuts to the CBC, this story examines the past, present and future of public broadcasting in Canada and its role in the 500 channel universe.
  • 1996
  • 00:14:29
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/1996

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