2012

 

Watch my Stick PLEASE / AOP Goes to the Movies

Documentary producer Alisa Siegel brings us a story about an unusual orchestra in an award-winning documentary called "Watch My Stick.....PLEASE." Also on the show The... Read More »

The Evolution of Charles Darwin

An award-winning episode of Ideas that celebrates the 150th anniversary of Darwin's "The Origin of Species". ... Read More »

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The Trail of Tears

Philip Coulter re-examines the great Cherokee removal of 1838.... Read More »

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Wiretap: Get With It... And Sometimes Y: The Brain Train

This week we present two medalists from the New York Festivals... Read More »

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Preachers Who Don't Believe in God

A study from Tufts University tells the story of 5 pastors who don't believe in God. Most of them are still working in churches, still... Read More »

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Living on Oxford Time

Journalist Dan Falk meets with three brilliant Oxford scientists and searches for insight into a most peculiar dimension of TIME.... Read More »

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Shadows on Sparks Street

Sarah Boothroyd explores the mysterious murder of Thomas D'Arcy McGee, the only Canadian federal politician ever to be assassinated.... Read More »

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Burned: The Anatomy of a Plastics Fire

CBC documentary producer Bob Carty looks into the biggest fire in Hamilton Ontario's history.... Read More »

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Sacrifice, What Do You Gain by Giving Something Up?

This week an award-winning episode of Definitely Not The Opera.The topic is Sacrifice and DNTO is asking the question "What do we gain by giving... Read More »

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Songs My Mother Taught Me

Songs My Mother Taught Me' is a 'documentary novel' about British women who married foreign soldiers during World War II. It's based on real wartime... Read More »

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Radical Hospitality

Tapestry host Mary Hynes examines a more gritty kind of hospitality.... Read More »

Forbidden Love: Genetic Sexual Attraction

CBC's Aziza Sindhu brings two stories in which a sexual relationship develops between recently united biological relatives.... Read More »

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Northwords

Shelagh Rogers host of the CBC book show The Next Chapter invites five Canadian authors on a journey to Torngat Mountains National Park.... Read More »

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Message in a Bottle

Viktor Ullmann and Gideon Klein are two brilliant composers who died in the Holocaust. Now, after almost seventy years, their music is being rediscovered.... Read More »

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Race Against Time

IDEAS producer Mary O'Connell visited Taylor County to try to understand relations between the races. Her documentary on the subject won a Gold Medal at... Read More »

Bringing Down the Barricades / Will the Truth Bring the Reconciliation

This week on our program we have two documentaries, both of which talk about a problematic relationship between Canadian society and its Native people.... Read More »

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Hark

Chris Brookes takes us on a sound-rich journey through the acoustic world of Elizabethan England.  ... Read More »

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Spin Cycles (six-part series)

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Malcolm / 20 Pieces of Music that Changed the World (Episode 13)

Elizabeth Robertson's documentary "Malcolm" was part of the "Arrivals" series that aired on C'est la vie with Bernard St-Laurent. The "Arrivals" series told stories about the people who... Read More »

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The Top Ten Unanswered Questions in the Universe

Our feature this week covers a little subject called The Universe, what we know about it and all the stuff we have yet to discover. Which... Read More »

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Sacred Ground (two-part series)

Tapestry host Mary Hynes explores the idea of Sacred Ground. She visits the site of former World Trade Center and asks the people who had... Read More »

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Rozhinkes mit Mandlin (Raisins with Almonds)

The multi-award winning special "Rozhinkes Mit Mandlin," or "Raisins with Almonds," was first broadcast in 1980 and is a incredible montage of music, comedy and... Read More »

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Remembering Georg Tintner

This week on "And the Winner Is..." we present a documentary celebration of Georg Tintner. You can hear clips of Mr. Tintner himself, and of his music.... Read More »

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Flying Part Two

The second and the final episode of IDEAS series on Flying looks at the use of airplanes in  World Wars.... Read More »

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Flying Part One

For centuries man has been inspired by birds and butterflies, dreaming of taking flight. But why? What is it about flying that enraptures us? And... Read More »

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Songs My Mother Taught Me

'Songs My Mother Taught Me' is a 'documentary novel' about British women who married foreign soldiers during World War II. It's based on real wartime... Read More »

John le Carré Interview (two episodes)

The master of the political thriller talks to Eleanor Wachtel about the changing world of espionage and about his latest book, "Our Kind of Traitor".... Read More »

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NEWS 2.0: The future of news in an age of social media

It's been a long while now since "tweet" was a sound a bird made, and a new friend was just someone with whom you'd recently...

Guitarology 101

AP Photo by Jacquelyn Martin He's best known as lead guitarist, and a founding member, of both The Guess Who and Bachman-Turner Overdrive. And...

A Woman of No Consequence / A Fragile Son

Hindu devotees bathe in the River Ganges (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh) This week on And The Winner Is... we are presenting two documentaries, both about people from India. Born...

The Least of These

As day jobs go ... this one is pretty tough stuff. Wendy Leaver is a Toronto cop. Her beat is sexual assault crimes. What she...

Bandwidth Black History Month Concert

Singer-songwriter Jill Barber is one of six music acts that performed at the 2007 Bandwith Black History Month Concert (CP PHOTO/Andrew Vaughan)In Canada and the United States, February is...

Bringing Down the Barricades / Will the Truth Bring the Reconciliation

Mohawks and supporters take part in a peace march on Sunday, July 11, 2010 in Oka, Que. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan RemiorzThis week on our program we...

A Portrait of Herbert Von Karajan

In the world of classical music, Herbert Von Karajan is considered one of the most successful and most powerful conductors of the past century. Born...

Message in a Bottle

A Jewish man prays in the gas chamber of the Auschwitz Death Camp. (AP Photo/Bela Szandelszky)Viktor Ullmann and Gideon Klein are two brilliant composers who died in the...

The Trail of Tears

Cars travel along Illinois 146 near Anna, Ill. on the Trail of Tears Auto Tour Route. (AP Photo/James A. Finley) In the winter of 1838,...

The Evolution of Charles Darwin

On November 24th, 1859, a new book with a very long title was published in England: " On The Origin of Species by Means of...
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