The National

The National is Canada's destination for original journalism and stories with added depth and context from CBC News bureaus across the country and around the world. The nightly news program is led by CBC News Chief Correspondent Peter Mansbridge and a team of award-winning journalists, bringing Canadians the real story where and when they want it. This is where Canadians come for intelligent conversation, commentary and analysis on today's events.

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Episodes

The National Broken Harvest

Redvers, Saskatchewan is a farming town. The families that live there have been farmers for generations. But for many, this may be coming to an end. Financial hardship has hit many of the families to a point where their farms are on the verge of collapse. There simply is no money for them to continue.
  • 1999
  • 00:23:29
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

The National Return to Ortona: A Battlefield Redemption

Ortona, Italy was the sight of one of the bloodiest battles of the Italian campaign of World War Two. The horrific carnage of that period is brought to viewers through archival film footage and the radio transmissions of the legendary Matthew Halton. Meeting the survivors decades later, the bitterness is still evident. This documentary joins Canadian and German war veterans as ...
  • 1999
  • 00:26:04
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013