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Frank Zappa retrospective

An hour from 1985 with Frank Zappa, the legendary musician whose eccentric genius turned the music world on its ear. He was a champion of free speech, and when he saw it being threatened in the mid 80s by a move that would slap warning labels on albums, he spoke out at hearings, through his music and directly to people- in this case CBC Radio's Cross Country Checkup.

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Rewind Revolt in Harlem Part Two Feb 6, 2014 | 54:591963 was a time of great change in the United States. CBC Radio commissioned a young writer called Austin Clarke to make a documentary about Harlem to find out what conditions were like for the African-Americans who lived there.
Rewind - An interview with Malcom X and Austin Clarke from 1963 Part OneFeb 6, 2014 | 30:08Rewind An interview with Malcom X and Austin Clarke from 1963 Part One Audio
Rewind An interview with Malcom X and Austin Clarke from 1963 Part One Feb 6, 2014 | 30:08An explosive and incendiary interview from 1963 between Canadian writer Austin Clarke and black activist leader Malcolm X. It’s a fascinating record of a man and a time.
Rewind - An interview with Malcom X and Austin Clarke from 1963 Part TwoFeb 6, 2014 | 39:50Rewind An interview with Malcom X and Austin Clarke from 1963 Part Two Audio
Rewind An interview with Malcom X and Austin Clarke from 1963 Part Two Feb 6, 2014 | 39:50The second part of an explosive and incendiary interview from 1963 between Canadian writer Austin Clarke and black activist leader Malcolm X. It’s a fascinating record of a man and a time.
Rewind - Revolt in Harlem Part OneJan 30, 2014 | 54:59Rewind Revolt in Harlem Part One Audio
Rewind Revolt in Harlem Part One Jan 30, 2014 | 54:591963 was a time of great change in the United States. CBC Radio commissioned a young writer called Austin Clarke to make a documentary about Harlem to find out what conditions were like for the African-Americans who lived there.
Rewind - Changing Views on Robots and ComputersJan 23, 2014 | 54:59Rewind Changing Views on Robots and Computers Audio
Rewind Changing Views on Robots and Computers Jan 23, 2014 | 54:59Robots, in imagination and in reality, are not new. We've always been alternately fascinated and suspicious about them. Rewind presents historic views of robots and computers.
Rewind - Self HelpJan 16, 2014 | 54:59Rewind Self Help Audio
Rewind Self Help Jan 16, 2014 | 54:59The season of indulgence is behind us. We are now into the month of penance. Rewind looks at our past efforts to make ourselves more successful, from Norman Vincent Peale’s the Power of Positive Thinking to Tony Robbins message to Awaken the Giant Within.
Rewind - Nancy Drew and the Hardy BoysJan 9, 2014 | 54:59Rewind Nancy Drew and the Hardy Boys Audio
Rewind Nancy Drew and the Hardy Boys Jan 9, 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.
Rewind - Lister Sinclair's New YearJan 2, 2014 | 54:59Rewind Lister Sinclair's New Year Audio
Rewind Lister Sinclair's New Year Jan 2, 2014 | 54:59New Year’s music and resolutions from long time CBC Radio host Lister Sinclair. Whether it’s dieting and exercise, stopping smoking and drinking or loftier ideals like being a better person all round- chances are someone has resolved to do it.
Rewind - Surviving Boxing DayDec 26, 2013 | 54:59Rewind Surviving Boxing Day Audio
Rewind Surviving Boxing Day Dec 26, 2013 | 54:59It's leftover turkey and discarded wrapping paper, but also hear a report from 1956 on Elvis Presley and the plight of Hungarian refugees after the failed revolution of 1956. And from 1973 the birth of a second Christmas Trudeau baby.
Rewind - Holiday TreatsDec 19, 2013 | 54:59Rewind Holiday Treats Audio
Rewind Holiday Treats Dec 19, 2013 | 54:59An hour of holiday treats- food and toys, warm hearted stories and controversy.
Rewind - Christmas DebatesDec 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
Rewind - The DumbellsDec 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.
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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.
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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.

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