News in Review 1996-1998

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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

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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

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News in Review - April 1996 Canadian Music: They're Singing Our Song

Canada's influential music industry and its impact on the international pop music scene are the focus of this story.
  • 1996
  • 00:15:54
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/1996

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News in Review - April 1996 The U.S. Primaries: The American Way

What are leaders and how are leaders chosen? This story is the point of departure for examining how political leaders come to power, and contrasts the American and Canadian systems.
  • 1996
  • 00:13:40
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/1996

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News in Review - April 1996 The Seal Hunt: A New Uproar

Renewed opposition in Europe and Britain to Canada's seal hunt is the context in which the whole issue of sealing and the fur trade debate is examined.
  • 1996
  • 00:11:35
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/1996

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News in Review - March 1996 Space: What's Out There?

This report examines Canada's role in space exploration, focusing on the astronomical significance of recent discoveries and the development of space technology.
  • 1996
  • 00:13:28
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/1996

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News in Review - March 1996 International Trade: Selling Canada

CBC's writer-correspondent Paul Adams reviews Canada's foreign-trade policies with reference to the "Team Canada" tours of China and Asia.
  • 1996
  • 00:13:09
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/1996

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News in Review - March 1996 After the Westray Disaster: Troubling Questions

This second News in Review report on the Westray story examines the charges, the hearings and the issues of mine safety, politics and investment.
  • 1996
  • 00:13:44
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/1996

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News in Review - March 1996 Canadian Wolves Go South: Reclaiming A Habitat

The environmental significance of moving wolves to wildlife areas in the U.S., and the concerns of farmers and ranchers in the Yellowstone Park area are the focus of this report.
  • 1996
  • 00:14:08
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/1996

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