Sep 13, 2012 | 54:59Rewind The Last Voyage: The Fate of Franklin Expedition Audio
Rewind The Last Voyage: The Fate of Franklin Expedition Sep 13, 2012 | 54:59The story of the doomed Franklin expedition is one that has fascinated Canadians for more than 160 years. In 1845, English explorer John Franklin and his crew embarked on a search for the Northwest Passage. They disappeared, and were never heard from again. Although some remains were found of the men, Franklin's two ships- HMS Erebus and HMS Terror have eluded researchers to this day. Today a documentary that first aired in 1974 on the program Between Ourselves. It’s called The Last Voyage: The Fate of Franklin, and it documents the voyage of the doomed expedition.
Sep 15, 2011 | 54:59Rewind CBC celebrates 75 years of Music (Sep. 2011 Encore) Audio
Rewind CBC celebrates 75 years of Music (Sep. 2011 Encore) Sep 15, 2011 | 54:59A look at music programming from the past 75 years. The CBC's role in Canada's culture is almost immeasurable. It has commissioned music, uncovered and nurtured talent, had live on air performances, interviewed musicians and composers and of course played all sorts of recorded music over the years.
Apr 5, 2012 | 54:59Rewind Stuart MacLean: The "Morningside" Years (Apr. 2012 Encore) Audio
Rewind Stuart MacLean: The "Morningside" Years (Apr. 2012 Encore) Apr 5, 2012 | 54:59Stuart 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.
Dec 6, 2012 | 54:59Rewind Gordon Lightfoot retrospective Audio
Rewind Gordon Lightfoot retrospective Dec 6, 2012 | 54:59Gordon Lightfoot has been called Canada’s Folk Laureate. His melodic and soulful voice is unmistakable. He’s a modern-day troubadour with his evocative portraits of Canadian life and landscape. Rewind presents an hour of the words and music of Gordon Lightfoot.
Dec 13, 2012 | 54:59Rewind Margaret Visser retrospective Audio
Rewind Margaret Visser retrospective Dec 13, 2012 | 54:59An hour of the social anthropologist Margaret Visser. She tells fascinating stories about the every day, everything from tea to hair, and dining to bathing. Rewind presents some of her most fascinating pieces.
Jan 19, 2012 | 54:59Rewind James Hoffa vs. Robert Kennedy Audio
Rewind James Hoffa vs. Robert Kennedy Jan 19, 2012 | 54:59Today on Rewind a remarkable historical piece that features two American icons who clashed over issues of corruption and misappropriation of funds in the 1950s and 60s. They are Robert Kennedy- former Attorney General of the United States, but at the time Chief Investigator of the Rackets Committee for the United States Senate, and James Hoffa- head of the Teamsters Union. Kennedy was convinced that Hoffa worked with mobsters, extorted money from employers, and raided Teamster pension funds.
Mar 8, 2012 | 54:59Rewind History of Women's Rights in Canada Audio
Rewind History of Women's Rights in Canada Mar 8, 2012 | 54:59Today on Rewind we celebrate International Women’s Day- March 8. We’ll give you a taste of the role of women in Canadian society as it was, and then later in the hour hear about the groundbreaking Royal Commission on the Status of Women from the late 1960s.
May 24, 2012 | 54:59Rewind Neil Young: Music Legend Audio
Rewind Neil Young: Music Legend May 24, 2012 | 54:59Today, we celebrate one of Canada’s greatest singer/songwriters. He’s a man who’s received multiple Juno and Grammy awards as well as the Governor General’s Performing Arts Award. He’s an officer of the Order of Canada; he’s been nominated for an academy award, and has been inducted into the Rock and Roll hall of fame – twice.
He’s released more than 30 albums, he’s been touring for over 40 years and reminds us that it’s better to burn out than to fade away because rust never sleeps.He’s Neil Young.