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Behind the Veil – the fifth estate

Behind the Veil – the fifth estateThe niqab — a face-covering veil worn by some Muslim women — became a flashpoint on Parliament Hill this year. Prime Minister Stephen Harper said it was un-Canadian for a woman to to... Read More »

Too Young To Lose – the fifth estate

Too Young To Lose – the fifth estateA daughter, a niece, a friend â?” underage girls forced into the sex trade, exploited by pimps preying on their vulnerability. Who are these teens? Mark Kelley of CBC’s the fifth estate... Read More »

Secrets of the fifth estate

Secrets of the fifth estateWhen the fifth estate went on air forty years ago there was nothing like it on Canadian TV. On the night of September 16, 1975 Adrienne Clarkson signed on with a shocking story about a... Read More »

Imelda Marcos : First Lady of Shoes – the fifth estate

Imelda Marcos : First Lady of Shoes – the fifth estateShe may now be best known for her outrageous shoe collection but in 1983, Imelda Marcos was also a member of her husband Ferdinand Marcos’ cabinet and was poised to replaced him as... Read More »

Corporate Accountability – Shelley Piercey – the fifth estate

Corporate Accountability – Shelley Piercey – the fifth estateSome of the biggest names in politics and media have appeared on the fifth estate over the years but most memorable are the ordinary people thrust into the national spotlight because of... Read More »

Iran’s last Shah – the fifth estate

Iran’s last Shah – the fifth estateIn 1975 for one of the first-ever episodes of the fifth estate, Adrienne Clarkson talked to Mohammad Reza Pahlavi -the Shah of Iran- about inflation in the West in the face of rising oil... Read More »

Rubin “Hurricane” Carter (1991) – the fifth estate

Rubin “Hurricane” Carter (1991) – the fifth estateFrom 1991, our profile of Rubin “Hurricane” Carter. The young African American boxer was on his way to a world title fight. But before that he became involved in a miscarriage of justice.... Read More »

Preview Secrets of the fifth estate

Preview Secrets of the fifth estateWhen the fifth estate went on air in 1975 there was nothing like it on Canadian TV. On the night of September 16, 1975 Adrienne Clarkson signed on with a shocking story about a plane... Read More »

Chazz Petrella : The Boy Who Should Have Lived – the fifth estate

Chazz Petrella : The Boy Who Should Have Lived – the fifth estateChazz Petrella had an idyllic childhood in Cobourg, Ontario – four siblings, loving parents, a hobby farm. But that all changed when his rages became too much for his family to handle. He... Read More »

NCAA March Madness blows!

NCAA March Madness blows!Ron Foxcroft, a former NCAA ref from Hamilton, invented the popular whistle that is widely used in sports such as the Olympics and the World Cup. »»» Subscribe to CBC News to watch... Read More »

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