It took fourteen years, but now the great Canadian novelist Mordecai Richler is being recognized by his home city of Montreal. When he died in 2001, emotions ran high over his acerbic views on Quebec sovereignty and language laws. A look back at the life of this brash gadfly and literary giant.
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. And he always kept his trademark wit and charm.
The first of two hours that 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.
For the 50th anniversary of the film version of The Sound of Music, an interview from 1960 with the two men behind the songs- Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein. In the 1940s and 50s, five of their Broadway shows, Oklahoma!, Carousel, South Pacific, The King and I and The Sound of Music were mega hits.