The Death of the Penny07/24/14
Rewind takes a look at the dear-departed penny. Goodbye to the sweaty, metallic smell of the smallest of coins.Goodbye to a pocket full of change messing up the lines of our fancy pants. Goodbye to a coin with which you could buy nothing.
An hour about heartthrobs, obsessions, infatuations, in short, teen idols. From Elvis Presley to Justin Bieber, with a little Paul Anka, Beatles, Donny Osmond and Leif Garrett thrown in for good measure. And of course, David Cassidy.
Nancy Drew and the Hardy Boys
The Mystery of the Girl Sleuth Nancy Drew and Boy Detectives The Hardy Boys. An examination of the enduring appeal of this long running series.
Jeff Goodes reads some of your letters about your experiences with hitchhiking.
Margaret Atwood: A Portrait
A portrait of one of our foremost Canadian writers: Margaret Atwood. She is truly a literary giant, first making her mark as a poet, then a short story writer, essayist, critic and novelist.
In Praise of Summer
Summer, just the word makes you want to loosen your tie, peel off your tights, kick off your shoes, break out the shorts and take it easy. Rewind celebrates the season.
An hour of the social anthropologist Margaret Visser. She tells fascinating stories about the every day- everything from salt to hair, dining to bathing.
Soccer: Just for Kids?
Soccer, is it just for kids? As World Cup gets underway in Brazil, Rewind asks a question North Americans have been trying to answer for decades: with so many children playing soccer, why aren't they interested in the game when they grow up?
D-Day- 70 Years Later
2014 marks the 70th anniversary of one of the most significant days in Canadian history. June 6 , 1944 known as D-Day, and it marks the beginning of the end of the Second World War. Sounds and stories from the soldiers and reporters who were there.
Farley Mowat and Grey Owl: Passionate Crusaders for the Wilderness
A portrait of two controversial men who cared passionately about the environment. First, Farley Mowat, who changed public opinion on the wolf. The other is Grey Owl, who entranced people with stories of life in a cabin in the woods.
Beverley McLachlin- Supreme Justice
An hour with The Right Honourable Beverley McLachlin. Since 2000 she’s been the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada, but when Peter Gzowski interviewed her in 1998 she was already one of this country’s most brilliant and accomplished justices.
The Royal Tour of 1939
Seventy- five years ago, in 1939, Canadians were excited that for the first time ever, their reigning monarchs would be coming for a royal tour. CBC Radio went all out to cover the event. Rewind presents some of the sounds of the tour.
Jesse Winchester was one of Canada's most well known draft dodgers, a man who both performed his own songs and wrote them for other musicians. When he died in April, there was an outpouring of affection and reminiscence.
There have always been story tellers in our midst- around the fire, at the bedside, on the stage. Rewind tells the story of some of CBC Radio's legendary war correspondents with the help of two of our best- Derek Stoffel and Margaret Evans.
Signs of Spring
As this brutal winter comes to an end, Canadians 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.
In the Clink
From their earliest beginnings, prisons and the idea of prisons have fascinated us. Rewind takes an archival look at what it means to be a prisoner in story and song.
Birth of The Guess Who- Canada's First Supergroup- Part Two podcast
The second program about Canada’s first supergroup- the Guess Who. After numerous hits and international success, they called it quits. At least for awhile. Hear a lot more stories in this segment.
Birth of The Guess Who- Canada's First Supergroup
The first of two shows about the first Canadian band to have a million-selling record. It's The Guess Who!
A trip back to 1948 on CBC Radio. Rewind goes through a weekend’s worth of programming to give you a flavour of what a CBC Radio listener might have heard back then.
We are unable to podcast the Leonard Cohen hour. Instead, a celebration of Betty Friedan on the 50th anniversary of a book that ignited the women’s movement of the 1960’s and 70s. It was called The Feminine Mystique.
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