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CBC RadioWorks

Overview
Works: 54 works in 63 publications in 1 language and 64 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Forecasts  Fiction  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Classifications: QH540.5, 304.28
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Most widely held works by CBC RadioWorks
Nadine Gordimer by Nadine Gordimer( Recording )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Host Eleanor Wachtel spends an hour with Nobel Prize winning South African writer, Nadine Gordimer. In addition to being interviewed, Ms. Gordimer reads from "My son's story."
On the eve of the millenium by Conor Cruise O'Brien( Recording )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Journalist Conor C. O'Brien, diplomat and statesman considers threats to the enlightement tradition from which modern society derives, threats he considers serious enough that the tradition and its institutions might not survive even a third of the next millenium
Necessary illusions : [thought control in democratic societies] by Noam Chomsky( Recording )

3 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How do governments control their populations in political systems that do not tolerate overt discipline by force? Internationally acclaimed linguistics scholar and political radical Noam Chomsky argues that these governments maintain control through the media. In this challenging set of lectures, Chomsky illustrates his case using examples from the media in the United States as well as other nations. And he considers how the media might be truly democratized in order to offer citizens a more meaningful participation in political and social life
Carol Shields and Michael Ignatieff( Recording )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Eleanor Wachtel speaks with two Canadian writers whose novels were front runners for Britain's top fiction prize, the Booker. Ms. Shields reads from The stone diaries and Mr. Ignatieff reads from Scar tissue."--Container
Biology as ideology by Richard C Lewontin( Recording )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... Lewontin, a leading geneticist and Harvard professor, shows how science is perfectly capable of leading us down false paths. Only by admitting its limitations, he says, can we discover the true value of science."--Box
Zero tolerance( Recording )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at school violence and the best ways of dealing with it
Twenty-first century capitalism by Robert L Heilbroner( Recording )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The death of communism proved an opportune time for economist Robert Heilbroner to examine the future direction of capitalism
School boards( Recording )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter Gzowski moderates a discussion about the role of school boards and whether there are too many of them
The Real world of technology by Ursula M Franklin( Recording )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Donna Williams by Donna Williams( Recording )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part 1: "Donna Williams is autistic and the author of, Nobody nowhere. She explains to Peter Gzowski about her prisons and her struggle to understand the world around her." Part 2: "Following the publication of her book, Somebody somewhere, Donna Williams talks to Paul Kennedy. She wears pink coloured sunglasses and discusses how they help her make sense of the visual world. She also talks about mail she received following her first Morningside interview."--Box
Margaret Atwood by Margaret Atwood( Recording )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author discusses her "The robber bride" with host Peter Gzowski
The age of ecology : the environment on CBC Radio's Ideas by David Cayley( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Compassion and solidarity : the church for others by Gregory Baum( Recording )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of Canada's most controversial theologians, Gregory Baum, presents lectures on the Faith and Justice movement in the Christian church, and in particular in the Roman Catholic church. He discusses the reasons why some Christians become political activists, and why others oppose them. He argues for a new ecumenism, permitting a more representative opinion within the church
Democracy on trial by Jean Bethke Elshtain( Recording )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Program 823 (ca. 29 min.) : Is the model for democracy in the modern world still to be found in the United States? Given that many commentators maintain that our society's fabric is disintegrating, what are our prospects for deliberative democracy and social cohesion? Jean Bethke Elshtain considers these questions and discusses her book, "Democracy on trial." Program 824 (ca. 29 min.) : Norman Holland reads excerpts from and comments on his novel, "Death in a Delphi seminar." The author styles his book "a post-modern mystery." Set in an English dpartment, literary theory turns grim and leads to murder in the real world
Doris Lessing by Doris Lessing( Recording )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eleanor Wachtel interviews the British writer Doris Lessing who discusses her life, politics and fiction
Prozac( Recording )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"Approximately 500,000 Canadians use the drug, but is it a wonder drug or a personality pill? How safe is it? Is the drug being used to solve problems we should be dealing with ourselves?"--Box
J.G. Ballard by J. G Ballard( Recording )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"J.G. Ballard, best known for his autobiographical novel, The empire of the sun, talks to Eleanor Wachtel and reads from The enormous space from War Fever
The Earth is not an ecosystem( Recording )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"David Cayley talks with participants in an international gathering in Orford, Québec. The meeting was called, Living with the earth, and at its centre was an idea Cayley says is almost entirely absent from most discussion on ecology - that nature cannot be considered in isolation from culture."--Box
Age of ecology by David Cayley( Recording )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"This monumental, eight episode series by writer-broadcaster David Cayley attempts to understand the various discourses of ecology, to make plain the cleavages between them and to see what they portend for politics, economics, philosophy and theology."
The informal economy by David Cayley( Recording )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"Around the old cities of Latin America spread new cities, constituting virtually parallel societies with their own institutions - "informal" societies where the writ of the formal societies they surround does not run. David Cayley presents two views of what this informality means; [in part 1 he interviews Hernando de Soto; in part 2, Gustavo Esteva]."--Box
 
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