Jun 7, 2012 | 54:59Rewind Lost Arts (Part 2) Audio
Rewind Lost Arts (Part 2) Jun 7, 2012 | 54:59Today on Rewind, more lost arts. Last time we dipped into some items from the program Morningside with Peter Gzowski. In 1991 they decided to revive some activities once considered to be part of everyday life but now seen as archaic. They included tying a bowtie, splitting wood and darning a sock. Well, today we have more- ironing a shirt, taking a Sunday drive, and milking a cow.
Sep 6, 2012 | 54:59Rewind The Birth of Television Audio
Rewind The Birth of Television Sep 6, 2012 | 54:59It's the birth of CBC TV. At the start of a new season for Rewind, a look at the early days of radio's little brother. It was sixty years ago this month that the first Canadian television signals were beamed to eager audiences. CBC Television had hit the air.
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.
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.
Feb 2, 2012 | 54:59Rewind Remembering CBC's Allan McFee Audio
Rewind Remembering CBC's Allan McFee Feb 2, 2012 | 54:59Today on Rewind we take a loving look at Allan McFee- a true original and one of the characters of CBC Radio who made his mark with listeners for more than 52 years. He began his career with the CBC in 1937 and – except for a three-year stint in the army during the Second World War – stayed right here until he retired in 1991.
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.
Feb 9, 2012 | 54:59Rewind The Great Canadian Flag Debate Audio
Rewind The Great Canadian Flag Debate Feb 9, 2012 | 54:59A look back at the great flag debate of 1964. The flag that is recognized around the world with its red bars and stylized maple leaf on a white background is about as Canadian as you can get- right up there with maple syrup, lumberjacks and the Rockies. But it had a rather rocky inception and birth.
Feb 23, 2012 | 54:59Rewind Sound Portrait of 1948 Audio
Rewind Sound Portrait of 1948 Feb 23, 2012 | 54:59Today it's a trip back to 1948 on CBC Radio. We'll go through a weekend's worth of programming to give you a flavour of what a CBC Radio listener might have heard back then.