Doc Zone

CBC's flagship documentary series explores and expands on the major issues of our time. Around the corner, around the world, our cameras bring viewers to the center of the stories everyone is talking about. Informed, exciting and eventful, Doc Zone presents a sweeping panoramic view of what matters most to Canadians. Hosted by acclaimed author, actor and playwright Ann-Marie MacDonald.

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Episodes

Doc Zone Love, Hate and Propaganda: The Strongmen (Part 1 of 6)

The first time Heinrich Hoffman tries to take a photograph of Adolf Hitler he is beaten to a pulp and his camera smashed. The Nazis change their minds and hire Hoffman as Hitler's official photographer. It is the beginning of a propaganda campaign carefully orchestrated by propaganda minister Joseph Goebbels that is built around the image of the "Führer”. A ...
  • 2010
  • 00:42:26
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Doc Zone Love, Hate and Propaganda: Truth and Total War (Part 4 of 6)

Germany and Japan have mastery of the seas and control of the major theatres of war. But by 1943, the tide is changing and both countries will have to change their messaging accordingly to reflect a new emerging reality. Truth and Total War explores how "total war" proves to be a major turning point for all combatants and how the ...
  • 2010
  • 00:42:25
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Doc Zone Playing God with Planet Earth

It may sound like a sci-fi movie — scientists mimic the effects of a volcanic explosion in a desperate bid to reverse global warming — but it's really happening. As this Doc Zone program reveals, scientists are experimenting with radical schemes to cool the planet. Could these remedies be a form of technological suicide?Salting the ocean with iron dust to trigger plankton ...
  • 2010
  • 00:43:17
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Doc Zone Where Did I Put My Memory?

As we live longer, our brains age, and we have more and more information to forget. Memory loss is the second greatest health fear for Canadians, after cancer. And memory loss is a growing epidemic, as we live longer, our brains age, and we have more and more information to forget. Throw in the information overload from new technologies. The ...
  • 2010
  • 00:44:34
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013