Monday: Israel: Government, Gaza: UNRWA, National Parks Report, and more


As Israel and Hamas trade rocket attacks, an advisor to Israeli President Benjamin Netanyahu tells us what's being done to prevent civilian casualties in Gaza... A United Nations spokesman tells us what his agency is doing to help residents of Gaza seeking shelter from the attacks... Through her stories and novels, the late South African Nobel laureate Nadine Gordimer explored the corrupting and crushing effects of apartheid.

Part One

Israel: Government
A senior advisor to Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu explains why he believes only Hamas is to blame for the ongoing conflict.

As the conflict intensifies more and more Palestinian civilians in Gaza are dying and being forced to flee. The spokesperson for UN agency responsible for them speaks with us.

National Parks Report
A new report sounds the alarm on the threats to Canada's national parks from budget cuts, resource development and other human activity.

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Part Two

From Our Archive: Nadine Gordimer
In tribute to the South African novelist who has died aged 90, an archive feature interview of Nadine Gordimer speaking with former host, Michael Enright.

Reading: Gordimer
Nadine Gordimer reads an extract from her short story "Blinder"

Brazil Doc Maker
A Toronto documentary filmmaker says he was attacked by police in Rio while filming a protest prior to yesterday's World Cup final.

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