Monday, October 24 - Tuesday, October 25ZIONISM FROM WITHIN
appearing on the international stage in the nineteenth century, Zionism
has evoked strong emotions, both positive and negative. Nowhere have
its meaning and aims been more hotly debated than amongst Zionists
themselves. Frank Faulk
speaks with Zionists about the movement's troubled history and the current struggle over its meaning.
Wednesday, October 26A LETHAL OBSESSION
has a long and ugly history, which culminated in the Holocaust in the
1940s. But it occurs even in countries where few, if any, Jews live.
Renowned historian Robert Wistrich
traces its history from ancient times to its shocking resurgence today.
Thursday, October 27 - Friday, October 26CITIZEN MEL
His name is synonymous with the words "Canadian nationalist". Mel Hurtig's
voice has been prominent in discussions about the country for almost
fifty years. He is a bookseller, a publisher and a catalyst for debate
on subjects ranging from child poverty to nuclear arms. IDEAS producer Kathleen Flaherty
traces Mel Hurtig's lifelong quest to shape a Canada he passionately believes in.