News in Review | Archives

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News in Review - November 1996 Mexico: A New Revolution?

Elizabeth Palmer, CBC's Mexico correspondent, provides an update on the ongoing political difficulties and growing guerilla movement in our NAFTA partner Mexico.
  • 1996
  • 00:11:34
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/1996

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News in Review - September 1996 The Olympics: Games People Play

With a special focus on the Olympics' centennial, the Atlanta Games and Canada's Olympic program, this report assesses the politics, commercialization and "pure sport" aspects of the Olympics.
  • 1996
  • 00:17:42
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/1996

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News in Review - September 1996 Raising the Irving Whale

In this story we examine Canada's largest salvage operation as well as corporate and public responsibility.
  • 1996
  • 00:12:34
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/1996

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News in Review - September 1996 TWA Flight 800: Terrorism Hits Home

The tragedy of TWA Flight 800 and other recent terrorist attacks is the focal point for examining the new front line of terrorism around the world.
  • 1996
  • 00:12:10
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/1996

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News in Review - September 1996 The Quebec Floods: A Natural Disaster?

CBC correspondent Tom Kennedy examines the events, the environmental implications, the issue of human intervention in nature and the questions being asked about the cause of the floods.
  • 1996
  • 00:13:29
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/1996

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News in Review - May 1996 Mad Cow Disease: The Panic Over Beef

The possible link between a fatal bovine disease and a human brain disease in Britain raises important questions about agricultural practices as well as political and economic issues.
  • 1996
  • 00:11:48
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/1996

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News in Review - May 1996 Teen Road Deaths: A Survivor Pays Penance

The controversial sentence received by a teen who killed two of his friends in an alcohol-related accident and his personal account of his agonies as a survivor form the backdrop for this story.
  • 1996
  • 00:11:09
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/1996

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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 - May 1996 The Nisga'a Settlement: Who Owns British Columbia?

This historic settlement with the federal government, which involves millions of dollars and a large tract of land, is the focus for a review of what some provincial politicians as well as some aboriginal people call a sell-out.
  • 1996
  • 00:11:34
  • 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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