The Fifth Estate

For almost four decades, The Fifth Estate has been Canada's premier investigative documentary program, acquainting viewers with a dazzling parade of political leaders, shady characters and ordinary people whose lives were touched by triumph or tragedy. The tradition of provocative and courageous journalism which began with Adrienne Clarkson, Warner Troyer and Peter Reilly on September 16, 1975 continues unabated with our current team of Bob McKeown, Gillian Findlay, Mark Kelley and Habiba Nosheen.

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Episodes

The Fifth Estate The Bishop of Bountiful

The mysterious and devoutly religious community of Bountiful, B.C. allows journalist Hana Gartner a rare peek inside its confines, including an interview with leader Winston Blackmore. The community calls itself the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints; it has no ties to mainstream Mormons. Members believe that God and the Canadian Charter of Rights condone polygamy. Some ...
  • 2003
  • 00:42:47
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 06/14/2013