Rewind | Apr 17, 2014 | 54:59

Signs of Spring

As this brutal winter comes to an end, Canadians are looking for signs of spring. Rewind looks to the CBC Radio archives for spring peepers and cardinals, rain boots and crocuses, floods and taxes. All that and some great spring music too.

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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.
Rewind - 50 Years of Bond, James BondDec 4, 2014 | 54:57Rewind 50 Years of Bond, James Bond Audio
Rewind 50 Years of Bond, James Bond Dec 4, 2014 | 54:57He's the most famous spy in the world. James Bond was invented by Ian Fleming, a former intelligence officer who wrote spy novels that morphed into a movie franchise. Goldfinger came out 50 years ago. It's still considered one of the best. More on Rewind.
Rewind - The Early Days of AIDSNov 27, 2014 | 54:59Rewind The Early Days of AIDS Audio
Rewind The Early Days of AIDS Nov 27, 2014 | 54:59Marking World AIDS day on December 1st. Rewind looks back at the early days of AIDS and its effect on gay men, on sexuality and on society in general.
Rewind - Jean Sutherland Boggs: Remembering a Champion of ArtNov 20, 2014 | 54:59Rewind Jean Sutherland Boggs: Remembering a Champion of Art Audio
Rewind Jean Sutherland Boggs: Remembering a Champion of Art Nov 20, 2014 | 54:59Dr Jean Sutherland Boggs was passionate about art and helping Canadians to appreciate it. She died not long ago, and on this Rewind, a tribute to this remarkable woman through her many appearances on CBC Radio.
Rewind - Germany Divided Circa 1958Nov 13, 2014 | 54:59Rewind Germany Divided Circa 1958 Audio
Rewind Germany Divided Circa 1958 Nov 13, 2014 | 54:59A look at a divided Germany as it was in 1958, almost two years before the wall went up. CBC reporters wanted to see for themselves how the Communist ideology of the East and capitalism of the West intersected.

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