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Thalidomide: Bitter Pills, Broken Promises

Thalidomide: Bitter Pills, Bro...

It was supposed to be a harmless sedative for expectant mothers, but instead thalidomide caused thousands of babies arou...

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Equality First: The Royal Commission on the Status of Women

Equality First: The Royal Comm...

The Royal Commission on the Status of Women, called by Prime Minister Pearson in February 1967, held the notion of equal...

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Curling: Sweeping the Nation

Curling: Sweeping the Nation

Whether they play for fun in small-town clubs or for glory at the winter Olympics, one thing's for certain: Canadians lo...

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On This Day

1962: Doukhobor bomb blast ignites fear in B.C.

1962: Doukhobor bomb blast ignites fear in B....

The Sons of Freedom sect of Doukhobors is suspected when a bomb rocks British Columbia's quiet Kootenays.

CBC Programs

Impressions: Margaret Atwood on Canadian literature

Impressions: Margaret ...

In this interview from 1973, author Margaret Atwood talks about her wr...

Great Interviews

Gloria Steinem 'irons out' a few things with Moses Znaimer

Gloria Steinem 'irons ...

CBC's Moses Znaimer grills the feminist writer on journalism, marriage...

Guess Who?

Who is this outspoken young woman?

Who is this outspoken ...

Does this environmental advocate look familiar?