Dec 12, 2013 | 54:59Rewind Christmas Debates Audio
Rewind Christmas Debates Dec 12, 2013 | 54:59If it's getting near Christmas, it must also be the season for asking ourselves the question: Has Christmas lost its meaning? Well guess what, that question is almost as old as the season itself. Rewind re-airs a debate from 1968 where high school student
Dec 5, 2013 | 54:59Rewind The Dumbells Audio
Rewind The Dumbells Dec 5, 2013 | 54:59A troupe of Canadian entertainers called The Dumbells. In 1917 the First World War had been grinding on for three years, and the troops wanted nothing more than to come home. The Dumbells made them forget, at least for awhile, the horrors of war.
Dec 5, 2013 | 53:03Rewind Morley Callaghan Audio
Rewind Morley Callaghan Dec 5, 2013 | 53:03Morley Callaghan was a Canadian literary giant, known for his novels, short stories and plays and his many appearances on CBC Radio. He also boxed with Ernest Hemingway, wrestled an intruder to his house to the ground and loved winter.
Nov 28, 2013 | 54:59Rewind Quiz Shows Audio
Rewind Quiz Shows Nov 28, 2013 | 54:59Beginning in the 1940's, quiz shows were a regular part of programming on CBC Radio. On this Rewind, a four-decade tour that will have you shouting out the answers as you listen.
Nov 21, 2013 | 54:59Rewind The Other Events of November 1963 Audio
Rewind The Other Events of November 1963 Nov 21, 2013 | 54:59In November 1963, the world was consumed by the assassination of President John Kennedy. But two well known writers died- C.S. Lewis and Aldous Huxley. And the week following, TCA Flight 831 crashed outside Montreal killing all 118 passengers.
Nov 14, 2013 | 54:59Rewind The People Around Jazz Audio
Rewind The People Around Jazz Nov 14, 2013 | 54:59The People Around Jazz, a documentary that looked at the jazz clubs of Montreal. Also, a look at business conventions in 1959, and a chat with East German refugees after the Berlin Wall was built in 1961.
Nov 7, 2013 | 54:59Rewind Teen Idols Audio
Rewind Teen Idols Nov 7, 2013 | 54:59An hour about heartthrobs, obsessions, infatuations, in short, teen idols. From Elvis Presley to Justin Bieber, with a little Paul Anka, Beatles, Donny Osmond and Leif Garrett thrown in for good measure.
Oct 17, 2013 | 54:59Rewind Alice Munro on Morningside 1996 Audio
Rewind Alice Munro on Morningside 1996 Oct 17, 2013 | 54:59Rewind presents an hour long vintage conversation between Peter Gzowski, long time host of CBC Radio's Morningside, and the brilliant short story writer Alice Munro, who won the Nobel Prize for literature last week.
Oct 3, 2013 | 54:59Rewind Foster Hewitt and the Birth of Hockey Audio
Rewind Foster Hewitt and the Birth of Hockey Oct 3, 2013 | 54:59He shoots, he scores! To celebrate a new season of Hockey Night in Canada, Rewind celebrates half a century of legendary hockey commentator Foster Hewitt. Every Saturday night his exuberant, nasal voice rang from CBC Radio.
Sep 26, 2013 | 54:59Rewind Margaret Atwood retrospective Audio
Rewind Margaret Atwood retrospective Sep 26, 2013 | 54:59A portrait of one of our foremost Canadian writers: Margaret Atwood. Atwood's brilliant mind, caustic tongue, and wicked sense of humour, coupled with her prolific and varied work, have fueled her status as an internationally acclaimed writer.
Sep 19, 2013 | 54:59Rewind Ben Johnson: A Hero Disgraced Audio
Rewind Ben Johnson: A Hero Disgraced Sep 19, 2013 | 54:59A look back at a defining moment in Canadian sports: the Ben Johnson drug scandal. Twenty-five years ago, Johnson won gold with a world record in the 100-metres at the Seoul Olympics. The celebration didn't last long.