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    Spark | Oct 26, 2014

    Can zombies use touchscreens? Ken Hinckley from Microsoft Research explains why moisture is the key to undead tablet use.

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    Rewind | Oct 30, 2014

    A journey into fantastic literature. There are treats in store: ghost sightings from the poet P.K. Page and writers Margaret Atwood and Graeme Gibson, thoughts on ghosts from the film maker David Cronenberg and stories from Ray Bradbury and Oscar Wilde.

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    The Story From Here | Oct 27, 2014

    In this half hour: One room school in Cape Breton may soon lose only teacher; History teacher from Winnipeg wins Governor Generals award; spoken word artist Shane Koyczan turns librettist with this novel Stickboy; fly hook flying club for kids in Newfou

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    The Current | Oct 28, 2014

    The facts may not be all in, or even understood, in the Jian Ghomeshi file. But lots of people have already made up their minds. Today, we look at how the rush to judgment can be a torrent when celebrity is involved.

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    Writers and Company | Oct 26, 2014

    Eleanor Wachtel speaks to Pat Barker about her 'Regeneration' trilogy. It was named one of the 10 best historical novels of all time, and is an unflinching look at the First World War.

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Rewind - The Bugle and the Passing Bell: Remembering the First World WarNov 6, 2014 | 54:59Rewind The Bugle and the Passing Bell: Remembering the First World War Audio
Rewind The Bugle and the Passing Bell: Remembering the First World War Nov 6, 2014 | 54:59The bugle is a call to action, the passing bell calls us to a funeral. It marks the 100th anniversary of the start of the First World War in 1914. How Canadians felt about the war at its outset and how airplanes became instruments of war.
Rewind - Literary GhostsOct 30, 2014 | 54:59Rewind Literary Ghosts Audio
Rewind Literary Ghosts Oct 30, 2014 | 54:59A journey into fantastic literature. There are treats in store: ghost sightings from the poet P.K. Page and writers Margaret Atwood and Graeme Gibson, thoughts on ghosts from the film maker David Cronenberg and stories from Ray Bradbury and Oscar Wilde.
Rewind - CBC DiscussesOct 23, 2014 | 54:59Rewind CBC Discusses Audio
Rewind CBC Discusses Oct 23, 2014 | 54:59A listen to some of the early days of CBC Radio in the late 1930s and 1940s. One of the popular formats for programs was a discussion club. Rewind explores “Who has has it better: the barbarian or the civilized man?” and “Are Canadians too polite?"
Rewind - Budd MacMaster- The Godfather of Cape Breton FiddlingOct 16, 2014 | 54:59Rewind Budd MacMaster- The Godfather of Cape Breton Fiddling Audio
Rewind Budd MacMaster- The Godfather of Cape Breton Fiddling Oct 16, 2014 | 54:59An hour of the godfather of Cape Breton fiddling, Buddy MacMaster, who died last August. In the spring he was honoured by one of North America’s largest folk music organizations, joining the ranks of Pete Seeger, Woody Guthrie, Joan Baez and Stan Rogers.
Rewind - Buddy MacMaster: The Godfather of Cape Breton FiddlingOct 16, 2014 | 54:59Rewind Buddy MacMaster: The Godfather of Cape Breton Fiddling Audio
Rewind Buddy MacMaster: The Godfather of Cape Breton Fiddling Oct 16, 2014 | 54:59An hour of the godfather of Cape Breton fiddling, Buddy MacMaster, who died last August. In the spring he was honoured by one of North America’s largest folk music organizations, joining the ranks of Pete Seeger, Woody Guthrie, Joan Baez and Stan Rogers.
Rewind - The Waltonsteins: A Family's SecretOct 9, 2014 | 54:59Rewind The Waltonsteins: A Family's Secret Audio
Rewind The Waltonsteins: A Family's Secret Oct 9, 2014 | 54:59A documentary that tells the story of a family with a terrible secret, a secret born of fear that cost all its members. It’s called The Waltonsteins and demonstrates the power of radio itself: its capability of sharing profound, moving intimate stories.
Rewind - Jim Morrison: Rock and Roll Poet for a GenerationOct 2, 2014 | 54:59Rewind Jim Morrison: Rock and Roll Poet for a Generation Audio
Rewind Jim Morrison: Rock and Roll Poet for a Generation Oct 2, 2014 | 54:59In 1970 one of the hottest names in popular music was Jim Morrison of The Doors. Morrison represented a generation in turmoil. Rewind presents an interview with Jim Morrison a year before he died; an interview that is both thoughtful and earnest.
Rewind - Lost Innocence- Wartime RomanceSep 25, 2014 | 54:59Rewind Lost Innocence- Wartime Romance Audio
Rewind Lost Innocence- Wartime Romance Sep 25, 2014 | 54:59To mark the 75th anniversary of the start of the Second World War, Rewind presents Lost Innocence, an hour that tells the stories of young people in wartime. You’ll hear stories of love and loss, romance and heartbreak, all with the backdrop of war.
Rewind - Norman Bethune: China's HeroSep 18, 2014 | 54:59Rewind Norman Bethune: China's Hero Audio
Rewind Norman Bethune: China's Hero Sep 18, 2014 | 54:592014 marks the 75th anniversary of the death of Dr. Norman Bethune. He was a surgeon, innovator, Communist and controversial Canadian and every Chinese school child knows his name. But in Canada, his legacy has been more complicated.
Rewind - Rewind Goes Back to SchoolSep 11, 2014 | 54:59Rewind Rewind Goes Back to School Audio
Rewind Rewind Goes Back to School Sep 11, 2014 | 54:59Rewind goes back to school to celebrate teachers and students, chalkboards and laptops, shiny new pencils and smart phones.
Rewind - The Beatles Comes to Canada!Sep 4, 2014 | 54:59Rewind The Beatles Comes to Canada! Audio
Rewind The Beatles Comes to Canada! Sep 4, 2014 | 54:59Late summer 1964. The hottest musical group was the Beatles. Their first hit, Love Me Do topped the charts, they had appeared on the Ed Sullivan Show and toured the U.S., and now they were coming to Canada. Teenage girls everywhere fainted at the news.
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Rewind The Guess Who Part Two Aug 28, 2014 | 36:47On Rewind, part two of a look at Canada’s first supergroup: the Guess Who.
Rewind - Alice Munro- Nobel prize winnerAug 14, 2014 | 54:59Rewind Alice Munro- Nobel prize winner Audio
Rewind Alice Munro- Nobel prize winner Aug 14, 2014 | 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 fall.
Rewind - The Death of the PennyJul 24, 2014 | 54:59Rewind The Death of the Penny Audio
Rewind The Death of the Penny Jul 24, 2014 | 54:59Rewind takes a look at the dear-departed penny. Goodbye to the sweaty, metallic smell of the smallest of coins.Goodbye to a pocket full of change messing up the lines of our fancy pants. Goodbye to a coin with which you could buy nothing.
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Rewind Nancy Drew and the Hardy Boys Jul 10, 2014 | 54:59The Mystery of the Girl Sleuth Nancy Drew and Boy Detectives The Hardy Boys. An examination of the enduring appeal of this long running series.

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