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Rewind

It's all our best Radio One archive material!

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Episode 8: Gwen

Gwen speaks about her relationship with Michael Lavoie and what she recalls from those crucial days in January 1998.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:39:31]

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Is sugar killing us?

How can a stressful commute impact a person's professional performance?

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[mp3 file: runs01:14:23]

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Not loving Meryl Streep's speech

'Crippled Scholar' Kim Sauder says Meryl Streep was not speaking up for disabled people in her Golden Globe speech.

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[mp3 file: runs00:50:36]

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#DoesItFart? Scientists ask which animals pass gas

Biologists (and a few pet owners) from around the world have been collaborating on a Google spreadsheet that lists which animals pass gas and which don't.

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[mp3 file: runs00:54:47]

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Centennial to Canada 150

As Canada prepares the celebration for our 150th birthday, Rewind looks back fifty years to the 100th. It was Centennial year, full of promise and hope and Canadians ready to party.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:48:07]


Margaret Visser's Christmas

A spruce tree decorated with lights, wrapped presents, a fireplace, a sprig of mistletoe all ready for kissing; just a few of the things associated with this time of year. Cultural anthropologist Margaret Visser explains what they all mean.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:55:00]


Did I Really Hear That?

Some unexpected, surprising and very funny moments from CBC Radio. Times when things definitely did NOT go according to plan, as well as a longer interview that some listeners recall as one of the most unintentionally funny pieces they ever heard.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:54:59]


Look Back and Listen: The Phonograph

The early days of the phonograph record and the people who made the popular music that filled them. Before radio came along, it was nothing short of thrilling to hear voices come out of a box in your own living room.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:55:00]


Masterpieces of Disco

Get your platform shoes and sparkly clothes and boogie on down for an hour of disco. The repetitive beat and synthesized sound put together with the allure of suggestive lyrics made for an intoxicating mix. But where did it come from?

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[mp3 file: runs 00:10:45]


Ugandan Canadians

In 1972, Ugandan dictator Idi Amin declared there was no place in his country for Asians, even though many had lived there for generations. Some 7000 came to Canada and have made a home here.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:54:59]


The Birth of Punk

The birth of punk rock music. It was 40 years ago that punk hit the scene with loud guitars, black studded leather, and plenty of attitude and naughty language.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:49:36]


The Art of Propaganda, Part Two

The second hour about propaganda during the Second World War. CBC Radio decided it had a patriotic duty to lend its airwaves to help the war effort. A look at how radio in the 1940s was particularly suited to propaganda, and some more samples.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:54:59]


The Art of Propaganda, Part One

Seventy-five years ago, CBC Radio decided to lend its airwaves to help the war effort. You'll hear the results with programs like Carry on Canada, Nazi Eyes on Canada and Hitler's Little Helpers.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:54:59]


Winnie the Pooh

It’s been 90 years since Winnie the Pooh and his pals Christopher Robin, Eeyore and Tigger first entertained children. A celebration of Pooh, from A.A. and Christopher Robin Milne, to the Canadian connection that brought him from Canada to England.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:51:59]


Revisiting the Sixties Scoop

A look at the Sixties Scoop- the policy that took indigenous children from their families and placed them with white families. Many were separated from not just from their birth families but from their culture. The cost to them was long lasting.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:54:59]


CBC Explains

CBC Radio has always tried to keep up with the times, uncovering trends and tracking how new ideas and things affect Canadians. Years later, when these things become part of our lives, these bits of archival tape are kind of funny.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:54:59]


Karin Wells: Story Teller

Karin Wells is a story teller. On Rewind two of Karin’s many CBC Radio documentaries, a Canadian born surgeon who contracted AIDS after working for many years in Uganda and a remarkable music school in a Soweto township in South Africa.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:52:06]


Austin Clarke's Death of a Panther

In 1966 two young black men formed the Black Panthers, a radical group that advocated a revolutionary war not afraid to use violence to achieve its ends. A portrait of the Black Panthers through the eyes of Canadian writer Austin Clarke.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:58:29]


Video Games: The Birth of an Industry

In 1966, Ralph Baer was waiting for a colleague at a bus terminal. He had time to kill so he picked up a pad and pencil and sketched out an idea for a box that would allow you to play games on a TV. A few years later, the video gaming industry was born.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:52:59]


Paul Robeson: Nobody Knows the Trouble I’ve Seen

The genius of the singer, actor and activist Paul Robeson, who died 40 years ago. He was one of the best known black performers of the mid 20th century, but faced racism and resentment his whole life.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:47:58]


The Plane People of 9-11

On the 15th anniversary of the tragic events of 9-11, Rewind looks at some of the friendships forged and communities changed when 30,000 air passengers found themselves on an unexpected trip to Canada.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:50:09]


Smoke, Smoke, Smoke that Cigarette

Canada used to hold the dubious title of most smokers per capita of anywhere in the world. Listen to how that’s changed over the years to now, when smoking in public is pretty well verboten.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:54:59]


The Great Grey Ghost

the story of the crash and burning of one of the great airships of the 1930s, one that killed even more people than the German Hindenburg. This was the R101 and it had Canadian connections. Only six of 54 people survived.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:54:48]


Gil Cardinal: Telling Stories of Pain and Hope

Filmmaker Gil Cardinal told stories to expose some of the most important issues facing aboriginal people- the child welfare system, residential schools and fetal alcohol syndrome. His films were painful and yet had a sensitivity that moved Canadians.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:54:59]


William Shatner: from Julius Caesar to Captain Kirk

When he was young, he wanted to be an announcer on the CBC. But in the decades since he first appeared on CBC as an actor, William Shatner has gone far beyond his home country, and his home planet, in the sci-fi favourite Star Trek on TV and in film.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:52:59]


Women in Sport

Women in sport. Women have always had to prove that not only could they excel at competitive sports, they could still be feminine as well.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:54:59]


Science Fiction as Prophecy

Isaac Asimov was one of the most important science fiction writers of the 20th century. He saw science as the engine of change in human society. Asimov thought science fiction was the best way for humans to peer into what the future might look like.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:52:59]


How to be a Movie Star

How to be a movie star circa 1967. Young women, especially, were eager to drop out of their own boring lives and jump right onto the silver screen.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:54:59]