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Halifax Explosion: Surviving the disaster

Victims remember the tragedy of the Halifax Explosion.

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Video - Nudists bare all for journalist June CallwoodNov 5, 1961 | 13:53Video Nudists bare all for journalist June Callwood Video
Video Nudists bare all for journalist June Callwood Nov 5, 1961 | 13:53The owners of Ontario's Sun Valley Gardens nudist camp chat with Callwood on CBC-TV's Close-Up in 1961.
Digital Archives - Tommy Douglas, Canada's father of medicareJul 22, 1962 | 1:13Digital Archives Tommy Douglas, Canada's father of medicare Video
Digital Archives Tommy Douglas, Canada's father of medicare Jul 22, 1962 | 1:13Tommy Douglas, the former CCF premier of Saskatchewan, explains his belief in the importance of government-funded health care.
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Digital Archives Halifax Explosion: Surviving the disaster Dec 1, 1957 | 8:54Victims remember the tragedy of the Halifax Explosion.
Digital Archives - Africville is an eyesoreJun 24, 1962 | 9:24Digital Archives Africville is an eyesore Video
Digital Archives Africville is an eyesore Jun 24, 1962 | 9:24City of Halifax decides to raze Africville.
Digital Archives - Beatniks: The hippie forefathersFeb 17, 1963 | 3:48Digital Archives Beatniks: The hippie forefathers Video
Digital Archives Beatniks: The hippie forefathers Feb 17, 1963 | 3:48A peek at Canada's first "Happening," a Dada-inspired night of beatnik frivolity at Toronto's Bohemian Embassy club.
Digital Archives - Mordecai Richler and the great Canadian wastelandNov 5, 1961 | 13:32Digital Archives Mordecai Richler and the great Canadian wasteland Video
Digital Archives Mordecai Richler and the great Canadian wasteland Nov 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 Archives - Racism in HalifaxJun 24, 1962 | 2:38Digital Archives Racism in Halifax Video
Digital Archives Racism in Halifax Jun 24, 1962 | 2:38A sample of attitudes towards black Canadians in 1962.
Digital Archives - Cold War: From Einstein to the A-bomb: Early MilestonesAug 8, 1961 | 7:27Digital Archives Cold War: From Einstein to the A-bomb: Early Milestones Video
Digital Archives Cold War: From Einstein to the A-bomb: Early Milestones Aug 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."
Digital Archives - The next Canadian heavyweight champion?Feb 9, 1958 | 6:15Digital Archives The next Canadian heavyweight champion? Video
Digital Archives The next Canadian heavyweight champion? Feb 9, 1958 | 6:15A young George Chuvalo talks about his dreams of becoming the champ.
Digital Archives - Jawaharlal Nehru on communism, war and peaceApr 21, 1960 | 28:19Digital Archives Jawaharlal Nehru on communism, war and peace Video
Digital Archives Jawaharlal Nehru on communism, war and peace Apr 21, 1960 | 28:19India's first prime minister talks to CBC's Blair Fraser on the Asian Summit.
Digital Archives - The Shady Lady will help you get a divorceMay 26, 1960 | 5:22Digital Archives The Shady Lady will help you get a divorce Video
Digital Archives The Shady Lady will help you get a divorce May 26, 1960 | 5:22June Callwood interviews a woman who — for a pretty penny — will fabricate an adultery scene.
Digital Archives - Who was responsible for Dieppe?Sep 9, 1962 | 12:43Digital Archives Who was responsible for Dieppe? Video
Digital Archives Who was responsible for Dieppe? Sep 9, 1962 | 12:43Two decades later, Allied leaders dodge responsibility for the raid's shortcomings.
Digital Archives - Veterans recall the beaches of DieppeDec 17, 1958 | 27:39Digital Archives Veterans recall the beaches of Dieppe Video
Digital Archives Veterans recall the beaches of Dieppe Dec 17, 1958 | 27:39Men who survived Dieppe share stories of daring and slaughter.
Digital Archives - The pros and cons of medicareJul 22, 1962 | 2:08Digital Archives The pros and cons of medicare Video
Digital Archives The pros and cons of medicare Jul 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 Archives - Close-Up: The Saskatchewan Doctors' Strike, part twoJul 22, 1962 | 25:34Digital Archives Close-Up: The Saskatchewan Doctors' Strike, part two Video
Digital Archives Close-Up: The Saskatchewan Doctors' Strike, part two Jul 22, 1962 | 25:34Close-Up takes a look at the Saskatchewan Doctos' Strike.

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