CBC-TV News in Review: April 1997*

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CBC-TV News in Review: April 1997*

  • 1997 ----- color ----- 60 min ----- vhs
  • Segments: 1. Special Olympics: Taking Part (11 min) The Winter Games held in Toronto and Collingwood are the point of departure for examining the social issues and the social values they represent. 2. War Criminals: Hiding in Canada (17 min) Investigates the issue of Canada as a haven for accused war criminals including those from the post-Second World War period and from recent conflicts such as those in Somalia, Bosnia, and Rwanda. 3. Deng Xiaoping: China at the Crossroads (12 min) The death of Deng is another turning point in the history of modern-day China. Looks at the choices China must make following the death of a leader who liberated the entrepreneurial spirit and at the same time crushed a fledgling democracy movement. 4. Film Animation: Canada on the World Stage (16 min) An art form and craft pioneered in Canada, animation is a medium that is a significant part of a multi-million dollar industry as well as an important expression of the Canadian identity. (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, China, History: Canadian, Law, Motion Pictures: Animation, Political Science: Asian, Political Science: Canadian, Disability Studies)