CBC-TV News in Review: December 1993*

  • 1993 ----- color ----- 59 min ----- vhs///
  • Segments: 1. Deaths in Somalia: Rules of Engagement (11 min), Canadian peace-keeping soldiers sent to Somalia are charged with the murder of two Somalis; 2. New Drivers: Graduated Licenses (11 min), a new law in Ontario will place restrictions on new drivers in an effort to reduce motor vehicle accidents; 3. Haiti: The Ballot or the Bullet (17 min), the future of Haiti remains uncertain, as the return of the freely elected president, Jean-Bertrand Aristide, is thwarted; 4. Artistic Judgment: What's Allowed in the 90's (12 min), a Toronto production of the classic musical, Showboat, generates controversy over its alleged racist content; examines other examples of "uncomfortable" examples in the arts: Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice and The Taming of the Shrew, Mark Twain's The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and Miss Saigon. (Closed-Captioned) (Extensive study guide available upon request) (Donated by the Department of Canadian Studies) (Restricted to use by institutions of learning within the State of Washington only)
  • Topics: (Africa, Canadian Studies, Discrimination, Drama, Family Life, Latin America, Law, Literature, Music, Political Science: African, Political Science: Canadian, Political Science: Latin American, Third World, Transportation, War and Peace)