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.
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.
Sep 8, 2011 | 7:26Rewind CBC celebrates 75 years of CBC Personalities (Clip 6) Audio
Rewind CBC celebrates 75 years of CBC Personalities (Clip 6) Sep 8, 2011 | 7:26Allan McFee spent more than 52 years at CBC Radio, starting in 1937, when he joined the announce staff. Allan McFee was charming and entertaining, irreverent and ornery. Allan had a reputation early on as a rebel at CBC, clashing with producers and bureaucrats who tried in vain to make him toe the line. There are many Allan McFee stories- for instance, he always carried a special pen so he could scribble “POOP” across memos from CBC managers...there was the time he set fire to a memo he didn’t like that was posted on a bulletin board. The time he dotted the studio ceiling with asparagus tips he'd thrown in the air. And for almost a year he delivered the weather forecast for Dribble Lake, Ontario. Except that there was no Dribble Lake, Ontario. Besides general announce duties, Allan hosted Eclectic Circus. It was full of music, stories and a lot of the McFee brand of whimsy.
Oct 18, 2012 | 54:59Rewind The 1972 American Election Audio
Rewind The 1972 American Election Oct 18, 2012 | 54:59A look back at the 1972 Presidential Election. Senator George McGovern battled incumbent Richard Nixon for the Presidential Office. It was the election that is now famous for the Watergate affair. Rewind will bring you sounds, ideas and interviews of that historic event.
May 8, 2014 | 54:59Rewind Jesse Winchester Audio
Rewind Jesse Winchester May 8, 2014 | 54:59Jesse Winchester was one of Canada's most well known draft dodgers, a man who both performed his own songs and wrote them for other musicians. When he died in April, there was an outpouring of affection and reminiscence.
May 27, 2014 | 54:59Rewind Agnes Moorehead Audio
Rewind Agnes Moorehead May 27, 2014 | 54:59An hour-long interview with the actor Agnes Moorehead. Best known as the mother in law to end all mother in laws on the television program Bewitched, she preferred to be known as a serious actor.