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'Big Sister is Watching'

From the wholesome wartime heroics of Johnny Canuck to the exploits of a three-foot-tall aardvark named Cerebus, Canadian comics are anything but dull. Though comics got their start south of the border, Canada has become home to an eclectic roster of cartoon talent from the Pulitzer Prize-nominated strips of Lynn Johnston, to the world-renowned comic art of Seth and the multi-media phenomenon of Todd Mcfarlane's Spawn. The CBC Digital Archives takes an in-depth look at the history of our homegrown comic strips, comic books and graphic novels.

Peter Whalley tackles the 1968 Royal Commission on The Status of Women in this offbeat clip.
Medium: Television
Program: Take 30
Broadcast Date: Oct. 14, 1968
Guest(s): Peter Whalley
Host: Adrienne Clarkson
Duration: 3:17

Last updated: May 10, 2013

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