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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.

Updated: Mondays
Download episodes from this podcast for: 6 months
Visit Show Site: http://www.cbc.ca/thesundayedition/

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Blondie

Who was Sheryl Sheppard? David speaks to her family, friends and coworkers to try to find clues to explain her sudden disappearance.

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[mp3 file: runs 01:16:52]

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Gamergate and the "alt-right"

Emma Vosen looks to gamer culture as a microcosm of how sexism is seeded and replicated within broader society.

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[mp3 file: runs00:54:00]

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You're a bad driver

Even with hands-free devices, you're still a distracted driver

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[mp3 file: runs00:53:59]

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The joys of playing Lorelai Gilmore

The Gilmore Girls star discusses the past, present and potential future of the cult TV show which just returned as a Netflix miniseries.

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Fascism; France's right vs. hard right; Restoring the world's oldest library; Massive landfill becomes park

Michael's essay (39 sec); Frane (6:26); Mail: Pedestrians (20:54); Libraries (25:46); Doc: Fresh Kills (46:34)

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Pedestrian deaths; Garrison Keillor; mail on Kellie Leitch; Chinese writer doc; future of libraries; Christiane Amanpour

00:00:39 Pedestrian deaths; 00:06:06 Garrison Keillor; 00:34:53 mail on Kellie Leitch; 00:41:20 Chinese writer doc; 00:56:34 future of libraries; 01:16:32 Christiane Amanpour

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Invu with Kellie Leitch; Mail on U.S. election; Essay on the joys of not divesting; Ira Basen documentary on foreign students

00:00:39 Kellie Leitch invu; 21:04 Mail on U.S. election; 32:45 Essay on joys of not divesting; 39:40 Ira Basen documentary on foreign students

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[mp3 file: runs 01:26:12]


President-elect Trump - The truth; Class; Letters; Media and Foreign Policy

Michael's essay (38 sec); Thomas Frank (6:04); Dear president-elect 1 (43:25); Andrew Postman on how TV created Trump (49:02); Dear president-elect 2, 3 & 4 (1:10:09); Paul Rogers on foreign policy (1:22:01); Dear president-elect 5 (1:38:15)

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Myth of an independent FBI; Campaign fever; Chrystia Freeland on CETA; Sir Simon Rattle

Michael's essay (38 sec); pre-election panel (4:24); Chrystia Freeland (40:07); Sir Simon Rattle (1:01:21)

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[mp3 file: runs 01:28:48]


Torture of solitary confinement; Edward Burtynsky; your letters on stemcell transplant; doc on tent cities; Poet Anne Carson

0:00 Torture of solitary confinement; 4:33 Photographer Edward Burtynsky; 45:14 Letters on stemcell transplant; 53:17 Doc on tent cities; 1:19:55 Poet Anne Carson

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[mp3 file: runs 01:49:22]


Pets aren't people; Who are the Trump voters? Canadian meets stem cell donor who saved her life; Monet's Water Lilies

Michael's essay (38 sec); Arlie Hochschild on Trump supporters (4:59); Ken Wiwa obituary (33:51); Doc: Manjusha Meets Her Match (39:35); Ross King on Monet (1:06:10)

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[mp3 file: runs 01:43:16]


Timid CEOs; Endless war in Syria; Steve Earle

Michael's essay (38 sec); Syria panel (5:01); Piano mail (41:26); Steve Earle (46:12)

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[mp3 file: runs 01:27:23]


News from the Red Desert; Dead Mom Talking; Man's Search for Meaning

Kevin Patterson on Afghanistan - 00:29 Dead Mom Talking - 18:29 Viktor Frankl: The Meaningful Man - 33:20

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[mp3 file: runs 01:24:36]


Email madness; Ralph Nader; Farewell to the upright piano; Gopnik on being a parent

Michael's essay (28 sec); Ralph Nader (4:30); Doc: End Notes (33:18); Alison Gopnik on parenting (52:52); Peres obit (1:18:18)

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The police and the mentally ill; Running out of sand; Helping hoarders; Hosanna then and now; Inside butter tarts; Cheezies update

Michael's essay (0:39); Sand (5:19); Mail - Cancer wait times (21:27); Doc - Hoarding (25:39); Hosanna (41:13); Doc - Butter Tarts (1:06:27); Cheezies update (1:23:34)

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The obsession with Clinton's health; The failed "war on terror"; Wait times for medical results; Young lawyer

Michael's essay (39 sec); Paul Rogers on the war on terror (4:47), Waiting Room documentary (33:38); Young lawyer (57:20)

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American tragedy vs. Tragically Hip; What to read when the world has gone mad; The case for a 15-hr work week; Should Haley Rutherford take the reins at her family's 300-acre ranch?

Michael's essay (38 sec); Books panel (5:58); Utopia for realists (39:38); B.C. cattlewoman doc (1:24:44)

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American tragedy vs. The Tragically Hip - Michael's essay; What to read when the world's gone mad; Utopia for realists; Home on the ranch - radio doc

American tragedy vs. The Tragically Hip-Michael's essay; What to read when the world's gone mad; Utopia for realists; Home on the ranch-radio doc

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Canada's hidden racism; Intergenerational choir; Patty Hearst and the SLA; Students rate universities

Anti-Indigenous racism (38 sec); Intergenerational choir (32:46); Jeffrey Toobin on Patty Hearst (54:34); University panel (1:19:54)

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[mp3 file: runs 01:42:22]


Hisham Matar; Judge Lynn Smith; Co-housing; Spotlight investigation

Hisham Matar (40 sec); Judge Lynn Smith (30:50); Co-housing doc (44:54); Walter Robinson (1:17:11)

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Dave Eggers; Leaving Halifax; Books for prisoners; Crown Can strike

Dave Eggers (39 sec); Halifax (36:46); Books for prisoners (43:35); Crown Can strike (1:02:00)

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[mp3 file: runs 01:27:14]


Sex-testing and sports; Bassoon man; Heart surgeon; 39

Sex-testing (0:40); Bassoon man (23:40); Cusimano (33:23); 39 (51:12)

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Canada's history of racially segregated hospitals; Frog march firings

Racially segregated health care (40 sec); Frog march firings doc (19:17)

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[mp3 file: runs 00:39:20]


The Sunday Edition visits the Democratic National Convention

Michael's essay (38 sec); Joan Walsh (6:56); Black Caucus (28:16); Philadelphia tour (31:16); Kathleen Hall Jamieson on media coverage (41:26); Thomas Frank on class politics (1:01:19)

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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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[mp3 file: runs 01:32:43]


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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[mp3 file: runs 01:30:50]


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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[mp3 file: runs 01:32:28]