Dispatches | Season 2010 | Aug 12, 2010 | 52:21

August 12, 2010

August 12 & 15: from New York - Chernobyl - Washington, D.C. -Monrovia - Uganda

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Dispatches - "India's Sex Workers"Mar 22, 2012 | 13:18Dispatches "India's Sex Workers" Audio
Dispatches "India's Sex Workers" Mar 22, 2012 | 13:18CBC's Priya Sankaran is in Chennai, one of India's key film production centres. She finds a cultural twist on the story of the starlet who falls on hard times.
Dispatches - "The fracas over fracking" (Documentary)Oct 20, 2011 | 13:56Dispatches "The fracas over fracking" (Documentary) Audio
Dispatches "The fracas over fracking" (Documentary) Oct 20, 2011 | 13:56Maria Scarvalone visits Otsego county, New York, where the debate over horizontal fracking - forcing natural gas out of the ground by injecting water into rock -- is fracturing a community, too. Some in this rural community say it'll be an economic boon, but others worry it'll leave the environment busted.
Dispatches - "Here's what's in a name"May 12, 2011 | 9:51Dispatches "Here's what's in a name" Audio
Dispatches "Here's what's in a name" May 12, 2011 | 9:51Alexa's look at the movement to change the names of the streets and places that lionize 19th Century Germans who committed atrocities in Africa during their country's colonial period.
Dispatches - "Ben Hur? More like Ben Hurt" (View from Here)Nov 10, 2011 | 5:10Dispatches "Ben Hur? More like Ben Hurt" (View from Here) Audio
Dispatches "Ben Hur? More like Ben Hurt" (View from Here) Nov 10, 2011 | 5:10When Ben Hur, the extravagant, epic film, came out in 1959, it was box office gold. But what happens when you put it on stage in Rome in 2011? Dispatches contributor Megan Williams found out.
Dispatches - "Jonestown revisited"Nov 24, 2011 | 8:38Dispatches "Jonestown revisited" Audio
Dispatches "Jonestown revisited" Nov 24, 2011 | 8:38Reporter Sarah Grainger goes back to Jonestown, Guyana, to the site of the massacre of 900 Americans in 1978, presided over by Jim Jones. Now some want to turn this site into a tourist destination...while others find that idea distasteful.
Dispatches - "Jamaica's golden anniversary - and a republican future?"Jan 26, 2012 | 11:34Dispatches "Jamaica's golden anniversary - and a republican future?" Audio
Dispatches "Jamaica's golden anniversary - and a republican future?" Jan 26, 2012 | 11:34Jamaica celebrates 50 years of independence this year. But the government says it wants to go further and it's calling for a complete break with Britain. No more Queen as head of state. But as Nick Davis reports, surveys show most people aren't enjoying independence, and wish their country had remained a colony. Bit of a patriotic paradox really.
Dispatches - "Bidi's deadly hold on India"Feb 9, 2012 | 9:52Dispatches "Bidi's deadly hold on India" Audio
Dispatches "Bidi's deadly hold on India" Feb 9, 2012 | 9:52In India, you see them everwhere. Bidis, the cigarette of the poor, made by the poor. And made cheap. But there are expensive consequences, according to journalist Murali Krishnan. The industry is largely unregulated and undertaxes, some say thanks to cozy government connections. And tobacco-related illness claims nearly a million lives every year in India.
Dispatches - May 24, 2012May 24, 2012 | 51:59Dispatches May 24, 2012 Audio
Dispatches May 24, 2012 May 24, 2012 | 51:59from Florence - Uganda - The Seychelles - Iraq
Dispatches - "Peru's Bomberitos to the rescue" (Documentary)May 31, 2012 | 14:43Dispatches "Peru's Bomberitos to the rescue" (Documentary) Audio
Dispatches "Peru's Bomberitos to the rescue" (Documentary) May 31, 2012 | 14:43Lori Chodos rides along with a filmmaker, chasing the Bomberitos of Peru. They're kids, living practically on their own in the Andes mountains, who ride rickety carts to the site of roadside accidents and disasters.
Dispatches - "Dispatches over the years: Day dawns in the world of Dispatches" (Collage)Jun 21, 2012 | 2:52Dispatches "Dispatches over the years: Day dawns in the world of Dispatches" (Collage) Audio
Dispatches "Dispatches over the years: Day dawns in the world of Dispatches" (Collage) Jun 21, 2012 | 2:52The program has always asked its correspondents to bring us into the homes and lives of the people we meet. As you'll hear, we're often there at the very start of the day.
Dispatches - "What stories they won't forget" (Jennifer Westaway's night out in Japan)Jun 21, 2012 | 1:52Dispatches "What stories they won't forget" (Jennifer Westaway's night out in Japan) Audio
Dispatches "What stories they won't forget" (Jennifer Westaway's night out in Japan) Jun 21, 2012 | 1:52While in Japan the CBC's Jennifer Westaway looked up some acquaintances. Years later we hear just what we did for her by asking her to get us a story there.
Dispatches - June 21, 2012 Dispatches final episodeJun 21, 2012 | 52:21Dispatches June 21, 2012 Dispatches final episode Audio
Dispatches June 21, 2012 Dispatches final episode Jun 21, 2012 | 52:21A look back at some of our favourite stories from our twelve seasons as Dispatches ends its long and memorable run on CBC radio.
Dispatches - "Al-Qaeda, close up" (Interview)Sep 29, 2011 | 13:17Dispatches "Al-Qaeda, close up" (Interview) Audio
Dispatches "Al-Qaeda, close up" (Interview) Sep 29, 2011 | 13:17Rahimullah Yusufzai is one of Pakistan's most prominent journalists. He tells Rick about the two meetings he had with Bin Laden, and the man now leading Al-Qaeda. An appraisal of what comes next.
Dispatches - Modova motto: "You don't want to know, and we ain't asking" (Essay)Sep 29, 2011 | 3:50Dispatches Modova motto: "You don't want to know, and we ain't asking" (Essay) Audio
Dispatches Modova motto: "You don't want to know, and we ain't asking" (Essay) Sep 29, 2011 | 3:50As Director of Journalism at the University of Toronto, Jeffrey Dvorkin was asked to speak to journalists in Moldova gathered from Eastern Europe. He tells us what he saw and heard.
Dispatches - September 29, 2011Sep 29, 2011 | 52:16Dispatches September 29, 2011 Audio
Dispatches September 29, 2011 Sep 29, 2011 | 52:16from Mumbai - Chisinau, Moldova - Kenya - Peshawar, Pakistan - Bangladesh

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