News in Review

News in Review, now in its 24th season, is our current-events series non-pareil. Some highlights of this popular series are available in your base subscription to Curio.ca or on DVD, including our Best of News in Review collections: Bullying, Native Studies, Canadian History, Business and Law.

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News in Review - December 1993 Artistic Judgment: What's Allowed in the '90s

The controversies over such productions as Show Boat and Miss Saigon bring into question the issue of racial stereotypes in artistic works, historical accuracy, and artistic freedom.
  • 1993
  • 00:16:34
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/1993

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News in Review - September 1993 Behind the Scenes: The Reporter

Producer Hans Pohl and his crew follow CBC-TV News reporter Paul Adams throughout the Progressive Conservative's leadership campaign and document the development of a news item.
  • 1993
  • 00:22:24
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/1993

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News in Review - May 1993 Boris Yeltsin: Yes to Reform

Despite the extreme hardship caused by a total economic transformation, sometimes more difficult to deal with than life under communism, the people of Russia vote for continued reform.
  • 1993
  • 00:12:42
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/1993

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News in Review - November 1993 Cigarette Smuggling: Beating the Tax

The economic and ethical issues of this story are explored and the impact on the Canadian economy of "sin taxes" is examined.
  • 1993
  • 00:10:04
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/1993

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News in Review - October 1993 Clayoquot Sound: Trees or Jobs?

This story examines both sides of this contentious issue and the issue of civil disobedience.
  • 1993
  • 00:10:57
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/1993

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News in Review - March 1993 Davis Inlet: Moving from Misery

In January 1993, six children in the aboriginal Innu community of Davis Inlet attempted multiple suicide by inhaling gasoline fumes. All fortunately were rescued and those most at risk were removed from the community to Poundmaker’s Lodge, a native treatment centre near Edmonton. The footage of these children was broadcast nationally and sparked a new cross-country awareness of the tragedy ...
  • 1993
  • 00:10:37
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/1993

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News in Review - December 1993 Death in Somalia: Rules of Engagement

News in Review investigates the controversy about Canadian peacekeepers in Somalia, alleged homicides and allegations of racism.
  • 1993
  • 00:11:14
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/1993

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News in Review - November 1993 Democracy in Russia: The Guns of October

This report, prepared specially for News in Review by CBC's Moscow correspondent Don Murray, explores another crucial moment in Russia's turbulent history.
  • 1993
  • 00:11:59
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/1993

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News in Review - September 1993 Election '93

This report summarizes the issues and the individuals prominent in the election in which Prime Minister Kim Campbell takes her mandate to the electorate.
  • 1993
  • 00:06:28
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/1993

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News in Review - November 1993 Election '93: Historic Change

The astounding results of this election serve as a background for looking at how elections are turning points in Canadian history.
  • 1993
  • 00:22:05
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/1993

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