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Modern Homemakers: Cabbage rolls and latkes

What do women want? In 1945, CBC broadcasters were asking that question — at least in terms of radio and television programming. As the Second World War ended and Canada's postwar boom began, happy homemakers heard Kate Aitken's cold remedy or tips on how to make a pizza pie. But as the cheery '50s got on, women listeners requested more intelligent programming. They began to learn about setting up a theatre company and hear frank discussion about what going through a divorce was really like.

Culinary expert Mona Brun experiments with traditional Jewish cooking.

Culinary expert Mona Brun experiments with traditional Jewish cooking.
Medium: Television
Program: Cuisine 30
Broadcast Date: Jan. 25, 1962
Guest(s): Mona Brun
Host: Pat Brennan
Duration: 14:50

Last updated: December 7, 2012

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