Highlights: September 2010 Archives

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Special shows

Democracy Project

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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The Essay Project

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.

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