Feb 26, 2015 | 54:59Rewind Austin Clarke's Harlem- Part Two Audio
Rewind Austin Clarke's Harlem- Part Two Feb 26, 2015 | 54:59The second hour of a documentary made by a young Austin Clarke on the state of Harlem. 1963 was a time of great change in the United States with the fight for civil rights in full force. Clarke talked to African-Americans in Harlem about life there.
Dec 4, 2014 | 54:57Rewind 50 Years of Bond, James Bond Audio
Rewind 50 Years of Bond, James Bond Dec 4, 2014 | 54:57He's the most famous spy in the world. James Bond was invented by Ian Fleming, a former intelligence officer who wrote spy novels that morphed into a movie franchise. Goldfinger came out 50 years ago. It's still considered one of the best. More on Rewind.
Jan 15, 2015 | 54:59Rewind The Cuban Revolution: A Look Back, Part One Audio
Rewind The Cuban Revolution: A Look Back, Part One Jan 15, 2015 | 54:59A historic look at Cuba just weeks before a young Fidel Castro and his group of guerrilla soldiers took over the island. As Cuba and the United States explore a possible lifting of the 50 year embargo, Rewind explores the early days of the revolution.
Feb 12, 2015 | 54:59Rewind The Great Canadian Flag Debate Audio
Rewind The Great Canadian Flag Debate Feb 12, 2015 | 54:59Fifty years ago, on February 15, 1965, Canadians raised our new official national flag for the first time. But the now familiar red maple leaf on a white background with red side bars had a bit of a rocky inception and birth.
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.
Sep 8, 2011 | 7:53Rewind CBC celebrates 75 years of CBC Personalities (Clip 11) Audio
Rewind CBC celebrates 75 years of CBC Personalities (Clip 11) Sep 8, 2011 | 7:53Clyde Gilmour was a legend around CBC Radio with his vast record collection and his encyclopaedic knowledge of music of every kind. And the two watches he wore, so if one stopped, he would still be on time...and be able to time his music selections. The first edition of Gilmour’s Albums aired in 1956, and the show continued till 1997. Clyde selected all the music from his own collection of more than 10,000 records and 4,000 CDs. And as you’ll hear, it seems he knew each album intimately.
Dec 6, 2012 | 54:59Rewind Gordon Lightfoot retrospective Audio
Rewind Gordon Lightfoot retrospective Dec 6, 2012 | 54:59Gordon Lightfoot has been called Canada’s Folk Laureate. His melodic and soulful voice is unmistakable. He’s a modern-day troubadour with his evocative portraits of Canadian life and landscape. Rewind presents an hour of the words and music of Gordon Lightfoot.