CBC-TV News in Review: March 2002*

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CBC-TV News in Review: March 2002*

  • 2002 ----- color ----- 58 min ----- vhs
  • Segments: 1. British Columbia: The Cuts Begin (14 min) B.C. Premier Gordon Campbell was elected to cut government. However, how much he would cut came as a surprise to many. Examines another example of a provincial government's hard-hitting economic policies and the reactions to them. 2. The Salt Lake City Olympics (16 min) Despite the controversies and the usual politics of an Olympic Games, Canadian athletes demonstrated remarkable achievement in the Salt Lake City Games. Examines the relationship between sport, science, and art; the thorny issue of national pride and patriotism; and the inherent values of sport. 3. Canada's Forces Go to Afghanistan (14 min) This behind-the-scenes look at Canada's land force contingent to Afghanistan creates an awareness of what is involved in preparing 750 soldiers and massive amounts of equipment and supplies for a mission that is one of the most dangerous in decades for Canadian personnel. 4. Peter Gzowski: A Canadian Everyman (13 min) Peter Gzowski, in addition to his distinguished career as a journalist and long-time radio host, represented something very Canadian. His contributions and legacy to Canadian culture are unique--his support of literacy programs was just one important example. [Closed-Captioned] (Donated by the Department of Canadian Studies) (Restricted to use by institutions of learning within the State of Washington only)
  • Topics: (Biography, Canadian Studies, Economics, Education, Middle Eastern Studies, Pacific Northwest, Physical Education, Political Science: Canadian, War and Peace)