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  • Thursday January 21, 2016

    Four Directions: The Border

    Gil Cardinal: Telling Stories of Pain and Hope

    For more than 30 years, filmmaker Gil Cardinal exposed some of the most important issues facing aboriginal people. His work was painful and stirring and yet had a sensitivity that moved Canadians, both aboriginal and non native. Rewind pays tribute to the Metis documentary maker who died in November 2015.

    Posted: Jan 21, 2016 3:23 PM ET
    Last Updated: Jan 21, 2016 12:01 AM ET
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    Rewind Schedule on SiriusXM 169

    by Rewind

    April 2016 Songs of the Marsh, Jackie Robinson: Stealing Home, the birth of punk, Dame Edna. Shirley MacLaine, Cuba, the Revolution years, Tom Wolfe, Garrison Keillor, Roosevelt and Churchill: Great Orators, Douglas Adams, Elmore Leonard and many more treasures from the archives!

    Posted: Nov 14, 2014 2:31 PM ET
    Last Updated: Apr 06, 2016 2:47 PM ET
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  • Thursday February 19, 2015

    Austin Clarke

    Austin Clarke's Harlem - Part One

    In 1963 the United States convulsed with the civil rights movement. Canadian writer Austin Clarke made a documentary for CBC Radio about Harlem and the conditions for the African-Americans who lived there. Rewind features part one of the documentary "Harlem in Revolt."

    Posted: Feb 19, 2015 2:11 PM ET
    Last Updated: Feb 19, 2015 12:00 AM ET

Past Episodes

  • Thursday April 21, 2016


    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. Listen to the sounds of the Clash, the Sex Pistols, the Ramones and the Diodes.

    Posted: Apr 21, 2016 12:22 PM ET
    Last Updated: Apr 22, 2016 10:01 AM ET
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  • Thursday April 14, 2016

    Jackie Robinson Apartment

    Jackie Robinson: Stealing Home

    Seventy years ago, in 1946, Jackie Robinson put on the uniform of the Montreal Royals baseball club, farm team for the Brooklyn Dodgers. He was the first black man to play in the major leagues. The documentary this week is called "Stealing Home" and celebrates Robinson's passion for both baseball and human rights.

    Posted: Apr 14, 2016 12:48 PM ET
    Last Updated: Apr 18, 2016 1:49 PM ET
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  • Thursday April 07, 2016

    Songs Of The Marsh

    Songs of the Marsh

    In 1953, CBC engineers spent weeks collecting the sounds of marsh birds of Manitoba. To capture these evocative bird songs, they used the latest cutting edge technology: the parabolic microphone. The result is an award winning documentary called Songs of the Marsh.

    Posted: Apr 07, 2016 12:00 AM ET
    Last Updated: Apr 08, 2016 3:42 PM ET
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  • Thursday March 31, 2016

    CBC Radio Microphone

    Did I Really Hear That?

    Technical glitches, uncooperative guests, hosts doubled over in uncontrollable laughing fits.... CBC Radio has had its fair share of bloopers over the years. Relive some of the most unintentionally funny, but most memorably human moments ever heard on CBC Radio.

    Posted: Mar 31, 2016 12:00 AM ET
    Last Updated: Apr 19, 2016 10:37 AM ET
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  • Thursday March 24, 2016

    St. Patrick's Day Parade, 2016

    Easter: from Rabbits to Rebellion

    Songs and stories from the Easter Rising; the Irish rebellion in 1916. It led to the birth of the Irish republic. Also, tragedy at the Moose Rover goldmine in 1936, a report from 1949 on Princess Margaret's Easter wardrobe and thoughts on Easter myths and symbols from scholar Northrop Frye.

    Posted: Mar 24, 2016 4:02 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 24, 2016 9:13 AM ET
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  • Thursday March 17, 2016

    The Well

    William Shatner: from Julius Caesar to Captain Kirk

    When he was young, all he wanted was 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. We celebrate Shatner’s 85th birthday and the 50th anniversary of Star Trek.

    Posted: Mar 17, 2016 3:44 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 17, 2016 12:01 AM ET
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