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Rewind

It's all our best Radio One archive material!

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The Wire vs. real-life Baltimore

Alyssa Rosenberg speaks on how the acclaimed TV series is shaping public perception of the real-life crisis in Baltimore.

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Calgary boy 'detained' by Lego Store

Tadhg Dunlop was stopped by a security guard because he was in the shop without a parent.

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Canada & the Vietnam War

The plight of the boat people and Canada's role in offering permanent resident status to the refugees is explored.

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Elon Musk's Tesla home battery could start energy revolution

Elon Musk announced plans for a GIGA factory to manufacture batteries that can provide the entire power needs of an average house.

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The Vietnam War: Canada’s Role, Part Two, The Boat People

The story of the boat people that fled Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos after the end of the Vietnam War in April 1975. Some of the survivors languished for years in refugee camps. The luckier ones were taken in by countries like Canada.

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The Vietnam War: Canada’s Role, Part One

Vietnam may have been America’s war, but Canada definitely had a role to play. Forty years after it ended, questions remain about Canada’s involvement, from the roughly 30,000 Canadians who fought in it to Agent Orange.

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Signs of Spring

As this brutal winter for most of the country slowly comes to an end, Canadians everywhere are looking for signs of spring. Rewind looks to the CBC Radio archives for spring peepers and cardinals, rain boots and crocuses, floods and taxes.

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Mordecai Richler

It only took fourteen years after he died, but finally the great Canadian novelist Mordecai Richler is being recognised by his home city of Montreal. Rewind looks back at the career of Mordecai Richler, brash gadfly and literary giant.

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Easter: from Bonnets to Bunnies

Easter as it’s been covered by CBC Radio. From a report in 1949 on what Princess Margaret would be wearing for Easter to thoughts on the great Easter myths and symbols from scholar Northrop Frye, it’s a veritable Rewind Easter parade.

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Don Harron: The Serious Comic Part Two

More from Don Harron, the comic genius who enthralled Canadians for decades. Don hosted Morningside for five years and spoke to prominent Canadians such as writer Timothy Findley, singer Buffy Sainte-Marie and cartoonist Lynn Johnston.

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Don Harron: The Serious Comic Part One

The first of two hours to salute a beloved icon of stage, radio and TV, Don Harron, who died in January. From the stages of Stratford to the set of the television show Hee Haw, the halls of academia to the farms of rural Ontario, Harron did it all.

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Rodgers and Hammerstein: The Sound of Broadway Music

It's the 50th anniversary of the film version of The Sound of Music. To mark the occasion, Rewind airs an hour with the song-writing duo Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein.

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Emily Carr: A Portrait in Memory

The painter Emily Carr wrote: “It is wonderful to feel the grandness of Canada in the raw because she's something sublime, a great rugged power that you are a part of.” 2015 is the 70th anniversary of Carr's death.

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Austin Clarke's Harlem- Part Two- podcast

The 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.

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Austin Clarke's Harlem- Part One- podcast

In 1963 as the United States was convulsed in the civil rights movement, the writer Austin Clarke made a documentary for CBC Radio about life in Harlem.

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The Great Canadian Flag Debate

Fifty 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.

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Housework: The Job That Never Ends

Cleaning, mopping, tidying and washing; in short, housework. Who does it, who doesn't and is it fairly divvied up? Of course for years it was women who did most of it. Has that changed?

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Africville: A Community Destroyed

In the mid 1960s, the black community of Africville, outside Halifax, was impoverished, Instead of fixing things, city officials decided to tear it down. Rewind looks at why it happened and the effects of Africville's destruction.

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The Cuban Revolution: A Look Back, Part Two

It's 1960 and as Fidel Castro says, the fight is over, but the revolution continues. Social policy that strives to attack illiteracy and reform housing, agriculture, medicine and tourism. All this in the wake of an economic embargo from the United States.

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The Cuban Revolution: A Look Back, Part One

A 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.

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A Bowl of Soup

As we bundle up against the January cold and snow, we turn our thoughts… and stomachs… to soup. Soup exists in every culture uses just about every ingredient imaginable. Soup highlights food or hides it, stretches the budget or is extravagant.

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Help Yourself!

The 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.

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Our Native Land: Holiday Edition

The CBC Radio program Our Native Land aired between the mid 1960s and the mid 80s. It chronicled aboriginal culture, art and political activism. A look at holiday festivities from a native perspective.

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Singing in Relief

Floods, famine, fire and drought. When disaster strikes, Canadians are ready to help. From Tears Are Not Enough to Live Aid, Flood the Fund to SARS-stock, relief concerts entertain and raised millions. But critics question their benefit.

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Fifty Years of Bond, James Bond

He'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.

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The Early Days of AIDS

Marking World AIDS day on December 1st. Rewind looks back at the early days of AIDS and its effect on gay men, on sexuality and on society in general.

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Jean Sutherland Boggs: Remembering a Champion of Art

Dr Jean Sutherland Boggs was passionate about art and helping Canadians to appreciate it. She died not long ago, and on this Rewind, a tribute to this remarkable woman through her many appearances on CBC Radio.

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Germany Divided Circa 1958

A 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.

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The Bugle and the Passing Bell: Remembering the First World War

The bugle is a call to action, the passing bell calls us to a funeral. It marks the 100th anniversary of the start of the First World War in 1914. How Canadians felt about the war at its outset and how airplanes became instruments of war.

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