Nov 13, 2014 | 54:59Rewind Germany Divided Circa 1958 Audio
Rewind Germany Divided Circa 1958 Nov 13, 2014 | 54:59A look at a divided Germany as it was in 1958, almost two years before the wall went up. CBC reporters wanted to see for themselves how the Communist ideology of the East and capitalism of the West intersected.
Mar 28, 2013 | 54:59Rewind Dead Dog Cafe Comedy Hour Audio
Rewind Dead Dog Cafe Comedy Hour Mar 28, 2013 | 54:59The Dead Dog Café Comedy Hour. Its biting satire and irreverent tone made Tom King, Jasper Friendly Bear and Grace Heavy Hand stars. It demonstrated to all Canadians that aboriginal people have a wicked sense of humour.
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.
Sep 9, 2010 | 24:59Rewind Remembering CBC's Kate "Mrs. A." Aitken (Part 1) Audio
Rewind Remembering CBC's Kate "Mrs. A." Aitken (Part 1) Sep 9, 2010 | 24:59A portrait of one of the pioneers of women broadcasters here at CBC Radio- Kate Aitken, who was affectionately known as Mrs. A. Her radio show had one and a half million listeners daily.
For busy housewives in postwar Canada, Kate Aitken's singsong voice was a welcome diversion from their everyday duties. Three days a week, "Mrs. A" and a rotating cast of male sidekicks shared advice on cooking, child care and fashion and offered a perspective on the broader world of women and politics. Only eight Kate Aitken programs from 1948 to 1950 survive, but they allow a glimpse into an era when "women's programming" was its own category at CBC and the ads were just part of the conversation.
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 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.