CBC-TV News in Review: February 2002*

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CBC-TV News in Review: February 2002*

  • 2002 ----- color ----- 58 min ----- vhs
  • Segments: 1. Argentina: Collapse of an Economy (13 min) After years of turmoil, Argentina, formerly one of South America's healthiest economies, collapsed after defaulting on its nation of $144-billion. This tragic case study of the breakdown of a national economy is the starting point for a study of many important global economic policies and systems. 2. Canada's newest Submarine (16 min) CBC correspondent Dan Bjarnason is aboard HMCS Windsor, a new non-nuclear sub on its voyage from Britain to Halifax. An inside look at the operations of this sub highlights military and technological expertise but also is a microcosm for teamwork in highly technical and confined situations. 3. Afghanistan: Telling the Story (13 min) CBC television correspondents and film crews explain how they cover events in Afghanistan and get their stories back to Canada. 4. Nfld Open House: Americans Say Thanks (13 min) In what many saw as North America's darkest hour, there were important examples of hope in which ordinary human beings demonstrated the strength and human bonding essential to a peaceful world. This was most evident in the hospitality, generosity and caring afforded by the people of Newfoundland to the thousands of airline passengers stranded there (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, Communications, Community Life, Economics, International Business, Latin America, Middle Eastern Studies, Sociology, Television, War and Peace)