Rewind | Apr 5, 2012 | 54:59

Stuart MacLean: The "Morningside" Years

Stuart MacLean on Morningside- the early days of one of Canada's great story-tellers. In 1984, a young journalist named Stuart McLean was hired on as a columnist for CBC Radio's weekly morning program Morningside with Peter Gzowski. His job was to bring extraordinary stories of everyday Canadian life. It was tailor-made for his unconventional reporting style. It was also a goal he'd been pursuing for over a decade. Rewind presents three of his finest.

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Rewind - An Uncut Interview with Malcolm X- Part OneFeb 26, 2015 | 30:08Rewind An Uncut Interview with Malcolm X- Part One Audio
Rewind An Uncut Interview with Malcolm X- Part One Feb 26, 2015 | 30:08The Canadian writer Austin Clarke in an interview with Malcolm X in late 1963. This full length and uncut interview became part of a two hour documentary that looked at the neighbourhood of Harlem in New York City, which was largely a black ghetto.
Rewind - An Uncut Interview with Malcolm X- Part TwoFeb 26, 2015 | 39:50Rewind An Uncut Interview with Malcolm X- Part Two Audio
Rewind An Uncut Interview with Malcolm X- Part Two Feb 26, 2015 | 39:50The Canadian writer Austin Clarke in part two of an interview with Malcolm X in late 1963. This uncut interview became part of a two hour documentary that looked at the neighbourhood of Harlem in New York City, which was largely a black ghetto.
Rewind - Austin Clarke's Harlem- Part TwoFeb 26, 2015 | 54:59Rewind Austin Clarke's Harlem- Part Two Audio
Rewind Austin Clarke's Harlem- Part Two Feb 26, 2015 | 54:59The second hour of a documentary made by a young Austin Clarke on the state of Harlem. 1963 was a time of great change in the United States with the fight for civil rights in full force. Clarke talked to African-Americans in Harlem about life there.
Rewind - Austin Clarke's Harlem- Part TwoFeb 26, 2015 | 54:59Rewind Austin Clarke's Harlem- Part Two Audio
Rewind Austin Clarke's Harlem- Part Two Feb 26, 2015 | 54:59The second hour of a documentary made by a young Austin Clarke on the state of Harlem. 1963 was a time of great change in the United States with the fight for civil rights in full force. Clarke talked to African-Americans in Harlem about life there.
Rewind - Austin Clarke's Harlem- Part OneFeb 19, 2015 | 54:59Rewind Austin Clarke's Harlem- Part One Audio
Rewind Austin Clarke's Harlem- Part One Feb 19, 2015 | 54:59In 1963 as the United States was convulsed in the civil rights movement, the writer Austin Clarke made a documentary for CBC Radio about life in Harlem.
Rewind - The Great Canadian Flag DebateFeb 12, 2015 | 54:59Rewind The Great Canadian Flag Debate Audio
Rewind The Great Canadian Flag Debate Feb 12, 2015 | 54:59Fifty years ago, on February 15, 1965, Canadians raised our new official national flag for the first time. But the now familiar red maple leaf on a white background with red side bars had a bit of a rocky inception and birth.
Rewind - Housework: The Job That Never EndsFeb 5, 2015 | 54:59Rewind Housework: The Job That Never Ends Audio
Rewind Housework: The Job That Never Ends Feb 5, 2015 | 54:59Cleaning, mopping, tidying and washing; in short, housework. Who does it, who doesn't and is it fairly divvied up? Of course for years it was women who did most of it. Has that changed?
Rewind - Africville: A Community DestroyedJan 29, 2015 | 54:59Rewind Africville: A Community Destroyed Audio
Rewind Africville: A Community Destroyed Jan 29, 2015 | 54:59In the mid 1960s Africville, a community of Black citizens outside Halifax had no running water, sewage system, garbage pickup, public transportation or paved roads. But instead of fixing things, the city decided to tear it down.
Rewind - The Cuban Revolution: A Look Back, Part TwoJan 22, 2015 | 54:59Rewind The Cuban Revolution: A Look Back, Part Two Audio
Rewind The Cuban Revolution: A Look Back, Part Two Jan 22, 2015 | 54:59It's 1960 and as Fidel Castro says, the fight is over, but the revolution continues. Social policy that strives to attack illiteracy and reform housing, agriculture, medicine and tourism. All this in the wake of an economic embargo from the United States.
Rewind - The Cuban Revolution: A Look Back, Part OneJan 15, 2015 | 54:59Rewind The Cuban Revolution: A Look Back, Part One Audio
Rewind The Cuban Revolution: A Look Back, Part One Jan 15, 2015 | 54:59A historic look at Cuba just weeks before a young Fidel Castro and his group of guerrilla soldiers took over the island. As Cuba and the United States explore a possible lifting of the 50 year embargo, Rewind explores the early days of the revolution.
Rewind - A Bowl of SoupJan 8, 2015 | 54:59Rewind A Bowl of Soup Audio
Rewind A Bowl of Soup Jan 8, 2015 | 54:59As we bundle up against the January cold and snow, we turn our thoughts… and stomachs… to soup. Soup exists in every culture uses just about every ingredient imaginable. Soup highlights food or hides it, stretches the budget or is extravagant.
Rewind - Help Yourself!Jan 1, 2015 | 54:59Rewind Help Yourself! Audio
Rewind Help Yourself! Jan 1, 2015 | 54:59The season of indulgence is behind us. We are now into the month of penance. Rewind looks at our past efforts to make ourselves more successful, from Norman Vincent Peale’s the Power of Positive Thinking to Tony Robbins message to Awaken the Giant Within.
Rewind - Gospel Music: A Shelter from the StormDec 25, 2014 | 54:59Rewind Gospel Music: A Shelter from the Storm Audio
Rewind Gospel Music: A Shelter from the Storm Dec 25, 2014 | 54:59Some of the oldest black communities in Canada are in Nova Scotia. Their heart and soul was the church, a place of belonging for people who were excluded or outcast. The rich heritage of gospel music in the black churches of Nova Scotia.
Rewind - Our Native Land: Holiday EditionDec 18, 2014 | 54:59Rewind Our Native Land: Holiday Edition Audio
Rewind Our Native Land: Holiday Edition Dec 18, 2014 | 54:59The CBC Radio program Our Native Land aired between the mid 1960s and the mid 80s. It chronicled aboriginal culture, art and political activism. A look at holiday festivities from a native perspective.
Rewind - Singing in ReliefDec 11, 2014 | 54:59Rewind Singing in Relief Audio
Rewind Singing in Relief Dec 11, 2014 | 54:59Floods, famine, fire and drought. When disaster strikes, Canadians are ready to help. From Tears Are Not Enough to Live Aid, Flood the Fund to SARS-stock, relief concerts entertain and raised millions. But critics question their benefit.

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