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News in Review - April 2002 The Enron Collapse, A Political Scandal?

The collapse of this U.S. financial giant – one of the largest business failures in American history – is fraught with political scandal and recriminations. In this report we examine the history of Enron, the accusations and evidence of dubious political connections and the enormous losses suffered by ordinary shareholders.
  • 2002
  • 00:14:21
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  • Added on: 04/15/2002

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  • The Enron Collapse: A Political Scandal?

News in Review - April 2002 Zimbabwe: A Very Controversial Election

In this report we look at the controversy and conflict surrounding what has been referred to as the "clouded" election in Zimbabwe. We examine the allegations that Robert Mugabe – Zimbabwe's first and only prime minister since it declared independence from Britain in 1980 – concentrated his hold on power by rewriting the constitution and rigging the election. The tragic ...
  • 2002
  • 00:14:02
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  • Added on: 04/15/2002

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News in Review - March 2002 Peter Gzowski: A Canadian Everyman

Peter Gzowski was many things to many people. In addition to his distinguished career as a journalist and long-time radio host, he represented something very Canadian. People in this country identified with him on a personal level; he spoke to and for them. His contributions and legacy to Canadian culture are unique – his support of literacy programs was just ...
  • 2002
  • 00:13:05
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  • Added on: 03/15/2002

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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
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News in Review - March 2002 The Salt Lake City Olympics

Despite the controversies, the judging scandals, the doping revelations and the usual politics of an Olympic Games, the Salt Lake City Games have been referred to as the "feel-good games", for Canada especially. Winning a record number of medals – in particular gold medals in hockey for both women and men – Canadian athletes demonstrated remarkable achievement. In retrospect, these ...
  • 2002
  • 00:15:42
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  • The Salt Lake City Olympics

News in Review - March 2002 British Columbia: The Cuts Begin

B.C. Premier Gordon Campbell was elected to cut government. However, how much he would cut came as a surprise to many. The honeymoon period for the new B.C. government came to an abrupt end when it was learned that thousands of civil servants would be cut from the payroll. As part of the massive government cuts, legislation was rushed through ...
  • 2002
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News in Review - February 2002 Newfoundland Open House: Americans Say Thanks

The events of September 11, 2001, created a great deal of fear, confusion, suffering and despair around the world. In what many saw as North America's darkest hour, there were however important examples of hope in which ordinary human beings demonstrated the strength and human bonding essential to a peaceful world. This was most evident in the hospitality, generosity and ...
  • 2002
  • 00:13:33
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  • Added on: 02/15/2002

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News in Review - February 2002 Afghanistan: Telling the Story

Foreign correspondents, like all journalists, are storytellers. They are our eyes and ears to world events. In the age of television, their jobs, especially in dangerous and violent conflicts, have taken on many new dimensions. Understanding how they do their work, what issues and challenges they face as journalists and how their reports affect our awareness of events is fundamental ...
  • 2002
  • 00:13:10
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News in Review - February 2002 Canada's Newest Submarine

Canada still uses submarines to patrol its offshore territory, primarily for fighting illegal drug trafficking and immigration, and for other uses related to the fisheries and covert operations. As key military equipment in the Second World War particularly, submarines have always been an essential part of the Canadian navy. In this report, CBC correspondent Dan Bjarnason is aboard HMCS Windsor, ...
  • 2002
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News in Review - February 2002 Argentina: Collapse of an Economy

After years of turmoil, Argentina, formerly one of South America's healthiest economies, collapsed after defaulting on its national debt of US$144-billion. The crisis brought down a number of interim Argentinean government leaders, created violent protests in the streets and seriously devalued the Argentinean currency. This tragic case study of the breakdown of a national economy is the starting point for ...
  • 2002
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