CBC-TV News in Review: December 1996*

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CBC-TV News in Review: December 1996*

  • 1996 ----- color ----- 59 min ----- vhs
  • Segments: 1. America Votes: Staying the Course (15 min) Americans head into the 21st century with the first Democratic president to be elected to a second full term since Franklin D. Roosevelt. Examines the chastened Right, the impact of the female vote, and the concerns over health care and the deficit. 2. Nicaragua: Building Democracy (14 min) For the second time since the overthrow of Somoza, Nicaraguans opt for the centre-right over their Sandinista liberators. We explore the importance of this election for the country and the region. 3. The GM Strike: Driving in New Directions (15 min) Outsourcing, the changing global automobile industry, new international alignments, and the significance of this strike in terms of labour history are the focal points of this report. 4. A Day of Protest: Shutting Down Toronto (13 min) Looks at a case study in labourís attempt to rally support against a way of governing that it says is widening the gulf between the rich and poor. (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: (Canadian Studies, Industry, Labor Relations, Latin America, Political Science: American, Political Science: Canadian, Political Science: Latin American)