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The Best of The Sunday Edition

 

The Best of The Sunday Edition

A podcast of the best of this lively program with host Michael Enright who tackles everything from politics to pop culture, in Canada and around the world.

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Episode 7: Make Believe

A young woman reminisces about the friendship she once shared with the imaginative little boy she used to babysit.

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Episode four: Hello, Adrien?

What would Adrien look like today? Forensic artist Diana Trepkov creates a series of age-progression sketches,

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Hunger game

Body image can be a focal point for so many students starting out in university. But too often it can become an obsession.

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The Iraq Invasion, 2003

As coalition troops marched into Iraq, the CBC’s David Common was there.

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The Sunday Edition visits the Republican National Convention

00:40 - Michael Enright at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland 12:28 - Cleveland barber Kew Williams on Donald Trump's hair 16:10 - Dr. Rhonda Williams - tour of grittier side of Cleveland 33:03 - Pastor Jawanza Colvin, Olivet Institutional

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Nice and Turkey; Whale song; Beaver Hall, Texas campus carry; RNC promo

Nice and Turkey (39 sec); Whale (32:17); Beaver Hall (38:48); Campus carry (1:05:40); RNC promo (1:18:14)

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Black in America; Gay dads make history; Stop the noise!

Black in America (0:39); Walking While Black (24:26); Mail - Steve Martin and Lawren Harris (33:42); Gay dads (44:01); Noise (1:19:09)

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Getting it wrong; Steve Martin, art curator; In praise of the donkey; The biological clock; Canadian diplomacy

Essay (37 secs); Steve Martin (5:39); Donkeys (30:40); Biological clock (42:27); Grey Divorce (1:06:10); Copeland (1:08:06)

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We're looking for your stories about "grey divorce"

Producer Ashley Walters is working on a radio documentary about "grey divorce," and would like to connect with men and women who would be willing to share their stories. The specs? Over 60, and at least 30 years of marriage.

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Who's voting Trump? Nostalgia for Rule Brittannia; Ad blockers are killing the internet; The poet who hates poetry

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America, guns and violence; Remembering Beaumont-Hamel; The "backfire" effect

Michael's essay (38 seconds); Culture of violence (4:43); Covering mass shootings (35:36); Beaumont-Hamel (40:53); Backfire effect (1:12:19)

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Losing Gordie Howe and Muhammad Ali; Rachel Notley; Broken escalator phenomenon; James Joyce

Michael's essay (39 seconds); Rachley Notley (5:15); Broken escalator phenomenon (31:39); James Joyce (40:04)

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Sponsored content; Tuco the Parrot; 3 Hippies and an Oven 2.0; Is the war against ISIS illegal?

Michael's essay (0:39); Tuco the Parrot (5:37); Listener mail on bicycles (31:23); 3 Hippies and an Oven 2.0 (39:53); ISIS war lawsuit (1:03:21)

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The angry populism of '68; Sadik-Khan on Urban Revolution; Margot Bentley; Justice Abella goes to Yale

Michael's essay (38 sec); Janette Sadik-Khan (5:09); Mail: Elbowgate (30:55); Re-broadcast doc: In the Presence of a Spoon (36:25); Mail: Conservativism (1:05:33), Abella at Yale (1:10:02)

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Elbowgate, The Trump effect, Inattentional deafness, Gore Vidal

Michael's essay (39 sec); The Trump effect (4:51); Mail - Legalizing drugs (24:07); Inattentional deafness (27:48); Jay Parini on Gore Vidal (38:04); Mail - Climate change (1:08:37); Therapeutic handmuffs (1:13:29)

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Legalize all drugs; Hard truths about climate change; Moms with sons in jail; John Banville's Blue Guitar

Legalize all drugs (00:00:39) Hard truths about climate change (00:04:37) Listener mail - Leaving Halifax (00:39:32) Moms with sons in jail (00:44:21) Listener mail - Dead Mom Talking (01:08:11) John Banville's Blue Guitar (01:12:02)

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The Resilience of Fort McMurray; Prison Ombudsman; Vancouver Mail; Leaving Halifax; Dead Mom Talking; Mail; The Existentialist Café; Steve Wadhams goodbye

The Resilience of Fort McMurray 38 secs Prison Ombudsman 7:07 Vancouver Mail 30:09 Essay: Leaving Halifax 34:50 Documentary: Dead Mom Talking 41:37 Mail 55:38 The Existentialist Café 59:37 Steve Wadhams Goodbye 1:24:09

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Boaty McBoatface; Vancouver's China Syndrome; Listener mail - Trains; "Yes, It's a Thing!"; Listener mail - Heart Surgeon; Two Waynes and a Shuster

Boaty McBoatface (00:00:38) Vancouver's China Syndrome (00:04:45) Listener mail - Trains (00:34:05) "Yes, It's a Thing!" (00:39:31) Two Waynes and a Shuster (00:54:20)

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Train travel; Heart surgeon; Listener Mail - Attawapiskat; Kids recite poetry; Books for Inmates

Train travel (00:00:38) Heart surgeon (00:05:26) Listener Mail - Attawapiskat: (00:27:31) Kids recite poetry: (00:35:27) Books for Inmates: (00:43:20)

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The real tragedy of Attawapiskat; Feore and McKenna on Shakespeare; Intergenerational choir; Listener mail - Viktor Frankl; Crackdown in China

The real tragedy of Attawapiskat: (00:00:39) Feore and McKenna on Shakespeare: (00:05:50) Intergenerational choir: (00:45:35) Listener mail - Viktor Frankl: (01:07:13) Crackdown in China: (01:17:20)

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Closing the Office of Religious Freedom; Students rate their universities; Don Francks; The enduring power of Viktor Frankl's "Man's Search for Meaning"

Closing the Office of Religious Freedom: (00:00:23) Students rate their universities: (00:04:21) Listener mail - Baseball/Don Francks: (00:34:26) The enduring power of Viktor Frankl's "Man's Search for Meaning":(00:42:00)

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The calming effect of baseball; Canada's chief statistician; Listener mail - Ireland; A comedy first-timer; U.S. Green party leader

The calming effect of baseball:(00:00:24) Canada's chief statistician:(00:04:52) Listener mail - Ireland:(00:28:48) A comedy first-timer:(00:40:08) U.S. Green party leader:(00:58:00)

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The Triumph of Failure: Ireland 1916

On the 100th anniversary of the Easter Rising, Michael Enright reports from Dublin on the legacy of the failed rebellion that set Ireland on the path to freedom.

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​Legacy of the 1916 Easter Rising 3

Independent Senator David Norris​; ​executive director of Amnestry International in Ireland, Colm O'Gorman (interviewed by producer Chris Wodskou), and actress, author and comedienne, Tara Flynn.

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​Legacy of the 1916 Easter Rising​ 1

Historian Patrick Geoghegan and Deirdre Nic Eanruig of the 1916 Relatives Association.

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​​Legacy of the 1916 Easter Rising ​2

Historian Declan Kiberd;​ novelist and poet Lia Mills, and literary scholar Alan Titley.

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The past is not the present; Do food animals have rights?; The Bad Mother - promo; Alberto Manguel's curious mind; The Great Hunger

The past is not the present: (00:00:31) Do food animals have rights? (00:05:33) The Bad Mother-promo: (00:33:38) Alberto Manguel's curious mind: (00:39:27) The Great Hunger: (01:10:47)

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Mark Bittman; Doris Anderson tribute; Michael Enright in Dublin; Understanding autism; Essay about infidelity

Mark Bittman (00:00:26) Doris Anderson tribute (00:23:58) Michael Enright in Dublin (00:39:03) Understanding autism (00:50:04) Essay about infidelity (01:16:34)

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Financial literacy; Legislative gridlock: Medical memoirs

Financial literacy - Michael's essay: (00:00:31) Legislative gridlock: (00:06:29) Medical memoirs: (00:40:20)

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Extinct occupations; University teaching in 21st century; World’s best bassoon maker; Redrawing map of Middle East

Extinct occupations (00:00:31) University teaching in 21st century (00:05:22) World’s best bassoon maker (00:51:15) Redrawing map of Middle East (01:01:27)

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Ghomeshi and presumption of innocence; Walter Robinson of Spotlight; The Beaver Hall Group; Listener reaction: Mail about David Frum, Donald Trump, and "Facebook: What's Not To Like?"; Retraction Watch

Ghomeshi and presumption of innocence: (00:00:31) Walter Robinson of Spotlight: (00:04:38) The Beaver Hall Group: (00:43:49) Listener mail: David Frum, Donald Trump, and "Facebook: What's Not To Like?": (01:11:39) Retraction Watch: (01:15:34)

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Surviving a tough interview; Revolutionary presidential candidates; Listener mail - Piano lessons; Facebook's rise to global domination

Surviving a tough interview: (00:00:32) Revolutionary presidential candidates: (00:05:05) Listener mail - Piano lessons: (00:35:56) Facebook's rise to global domination: (00:43:20)

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The police and the public; 100 Days of Trudeau; Small green island; Listener mail - Universities; Robert's Rules of the Piano

The police and the public - Michael's essay: (00:00:31) 100 Days of Trudeau: (00:04:24) Small green island: (00:33:56) Listener mail - Universities: (00:53:46) Robert's Rules of the Piano: (01:00:02)

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Journalism's bad week; University presidents on funding; Accordions get respect; Listener mail - Noise; The annotated "Mein Kampf"

Journalism's bad week - Michael's essay: (00:00:31) University presidents on funding: (00:05:21) Accordions get respect: (00:04:46) Listener mail - Noise: (01:04:46) The annotated "Mein Kampf": (01:12:40)

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