Digital ArchivesTommy Douglas, Canada's father of medicareJul 22, 1962 | 1:13Tommy Douglas, the former CCF premier of Saskatchewan, explains his belief in the importance of government-funded health care.
Digital ArchivesThe pros and cons of medicareJul 22, 1962 | 2:08Saskatchewan's CCF Premier, W.S. Lloyd, and Dr. E.W. Barootes of the Saskatchewan College of Physicians and Surgeons offer their opposing views on centralized medicine.
Digital ArchivesMordecai Richler and the great Canadian wastelandNov 5, 1961 | 13:32"In Canada, nobody is ever overthrown because nobody gives a damn," says Mordecai Richler of his "boring" home and native land.
Excerpts from Mordechai Richler's editorial: the Spectator, London.
Digital ArchivesCold War: From Einstein to the A-bomb: Early MilestonesAug 8, 1961 | 7:27The air raid sirens hum loudly, shelters are erected, and the general public is busy learning the art of "duck and cover."