Highlights: September 2010 Archives
Monday September 13, 2010
We're proud of everything we put on the air, but there are some pieces that really stand out. From time to time, we feature some of them here.
Shovelling the Rain Away
Justice And The Next Life
Zimbabwe: The Exodus Within
The Plight of the Pygmies
The Marshall Islands
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Categories: Highlights, Specials
Sunday September 12, 2010
Dispatches is well known to champion the radio documentary - a craft where expressions like "people are our pictures" and "sounds are our scenes" are prominent. But we also pay deep respect for the oldest of all dispatches. The letter home. The craft of the written word. Short. To the point. A little personal. Sometimes cheeky.
These radio essays (click "read more" below) spell out timely observations, wrapped in the tone of the voice of the writer. Sometimes a little sound punctuates that.
It's a selection of letters home from (mostly) Canadian correspondents abroad, that we've been happy to feature since Dispatches went to air in 2001.Read more »
Categories: Essays, Highlights
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- CBC IN BEIJING Prayers in the kitchen: Why religious groups fear a loss of freedom in China
- China may officially be a secular state, but a new law that cites national security as an overriding priority is worrying Christian and other religious groups who fear they may become targets for the government, the CBC’s Saša Petricic writes from Beijing.
- Clinton ramps up pressure, Trump vows to go all out video
- Hillary Clinton ramped up her pressure on Donald Trump in the election's most competitive states Friday with an emotional TV ad targeting his criticism of a Muslim-American family. Trump vowed to go all out in the final three weeks so he'll have no regrets — even if he loses.
- 'We've been worn down': French police fed up with state-of-emergency working conditions
- In cities across the country including Bordeaux, Toulouse, and Lyon, hundreds of police officers have been gathering in the streets to protest their working conditions, which they say have deteriorated since a state of emergency was declared nearly a year ago.
- At least 55 killed in overloaded train derailment in Cameroon
- Fourteen people remained trapped on Friday under the wreckage of a packed passenger train that derailed en route between Cameroon's two largest cities, killing at least 55 and injuring 575, the government said in a release read on state television.
- European Space Agency says Mars probe crash-landed and may have exploded
- Images taken by a NASA Mars orbiter indicate that a missing European space probe was destroyed on impact after plummeting to the surface of the Red Planet from a height of two to four kilometres, the European Space Agency said on Friday.