CBC-TV News in Review: October 1996*

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CBC-TV News in Review: October 1996*

  • 1996 ----- color ----- 58 min ----- vhs
  • Segments: 1. Conservatives in Canada: What Kind of Future? (13 min) Following the Progressive Conservative Party convention, this report examines the past, present, and future of the party of Sir John A. Macdonald. 2. Human Reproduction: Redefining Life (14 min) Technology and the control over human reproduction is the point of departure for examining the related controversial social and ethical issues. 3. Press Concentration: Who Controls the Message? (12 min) Following the takeover of Southern Press by Conrad Black, we explore the issue of who controls the editorial thrust of Canadian newspapers. 4. Smoking: The Campaign Against Addiction (14 min) Explores the global struggle of the giant tobacco companies for a market for their products, the health issues, and the recent legal precedents in Canada and the United States. (Closed-Captioned) (Extensive study guide available upon request) (Donated by the Department of Canadian Studies) (Restricted to use by institutions of learning within the State of Washington only)
  • Topics: (Advertising, Biology, Canadian Studies, Communications, Drug Abuse, Political Science: Canadian)