Hostage Video Released, Hard Time & Occupy a Job
Retired FBI agent Robert Levinson who vanished five years ago in Iran. Today, his family released a hostage video sent to them one year ago - which is raising new questions about what really happened to Levinson. Tonight, we look at his story, what it's like to be held hostage in a foreign country, and what's going on behind closed doors to free hostages like Levinson.
Our week-long look at the Conservative government's new 'tough on crime' legislation and its impact on the prison system wraps up. Tonight on Hard Time, we'll look at how the new crime bill will affect Canada's First Nations communities, with author Rupert Ross.
Plus, Tracy Postert took to the streets during the Occupy movement. She was representing the 99% - but little did she know it would lead to a job working for the 1%. Meet Tracy and the man who gave her a job tonight on the show.
And earlier this year we brought you the incredible story of Trevor Greene - a soldier with the Canadians army who was hit in the head with an axe while in Afghanistan and lived to tell about it. We also introduced you to his best friend, Barbara Stegemann, who was keeping Greene's dreams for Afghanistan alive by launching a perfume line to help local economies in Afghanistan. Tonight, as Barbara is made an honourary Colonel with the army, we look back at their story.
Tune in at 8 p.m. ET on CBC News Network.