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A Great-Grandmother Goes To Jail: Betty Krawczyk - The Green Interview Series

A Great-Grandmother Goes To Jail: Betty Krawczyk - The Green Interview Series

Interview with Betty Krawczyk, a \"Raging Granny,\" an 83-year-old great-grandmother who has since taken civil disobedience to new heights, garnering...

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A Midwife's Tale: American Experience

A Midwife's Tale: American Experience

Based on her personal diary, this program presents a dramatic exploration of the life of Martha Ballard, a woman who lived through the economic boom...

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A Normal Life: 21 C

A Normal Life: 21 C

As awareness of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome continues to grow, the first diagnosed generation since the condition was first documented in Canada is coming...

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American Experience: Rachel Carson

American Experience: Rachel Carson

Often called the mother of the modern environmental movement, Rachel Carson rocked the world in 1962 with her book Silent Spring, which warned the...

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American Experience: Triangle Fire

American Experience: Triangle Fire

The Triangle Fire chronicles the fire that tore through the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory in New York City killing one hundred and forty-eight young...

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American Masters: Althea

American Masters: Althea

Althea Gibson emerged as a most unlikely queen of the highly segregated tennis world of the 1950s. Her roots as a sharecropper\'s daughter, her...

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American Masters: Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise

American Masters: Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise

Distinctly referred to as \"a redwood tree, with deep roots in American culture,\" icon Maya Angelou gave people the freedom to think about their...

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Anne Morrow Lindbergh: You'll Have the Sky

Anne Morrow Lindbergh: You'll Have the Sky

Anne Morrow Lindbergh: You\'ll Have The Sky brings one of the 20th century\'s best-loved writers out from the shadow of her often controversial...

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Arc of Light: A Portrait of Anna Campbell Bliss

Arc of Light: A Portrait of Anna Campbell Bliss

Taking inspiration from science and technology as well as art history, Anna Campbell Bliss developed a style that synthesized many of the movements...

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Catherine the Great

Catherine the Great

Catherine the Great is a colorful, true story about a young girl, who transforms herself from an obscure German Princess into Russia's most powerful...

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Civilization - The Ascent of Woman: A 10,000 Year Story

Civilization - The Ascent of Woman: A 10,000 Year Story

Civilization has given humanity extraordinary advances, but what does it look like from the point of view of women? Dr. Amanda Foreman explores how...

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Conceiving Family: Stories of Gay and Lesbian Adoption

Conceiving Family: Stories of Gay and Lesbian Adoption

Following filmmaker Amy Bohigian and her partner as they adopt 15-month-old twins, this program highlights the legal, social, and personal...

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Conversations with Kim Campbell

Conversations with Kim Campbell

Kim Campbell was born on March 10, 1947, in Port Alberni, British Columbia. She was the first woman in Canadian history to be Prime Minister, serving...

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Cosmetics Coming Clean

Cosmetics Coming Clean

The average woman uses 12 products containing 168 unique ingredients every day.  The health effects of our long-term exposure to this chemcial...

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Defending Democracy and the Water Rights: Maude Barlow - The Green Interview Series

Defending Democracy and the Water Rights: Maude Barlow - The Green Interview Series

This episode of The Green Interview features Maude Barlow, a Canadian environmental activist and author who argues that water is the next oil. As...

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Development and Culture/ Urban Gardening/ Sustainability and Women's Rights: Episode 103

Development and Culture/ Urban Gardening/ Sustainability and Women's Rights: Episode 103

Journey to the T\'silhqot\'in First Nation to share the tribe\'s struggle to limit development and maintain their culture. Next the team shifts gears...

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FRONTLINE: Escaping ISIS

FRONTLINE: Escaping ISIS

The gripping, first - hand accounts of women who escaped the brutal reign of ISIS. This hard-hitting film explores the lives of women who were held...

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FRONTLINE: Opium Brides (Newsmagazine #2)

FRONTLINE: Opium Brides (Newsmagazine #2)

Unexpected victims have been caught in the crossfire of attempts to eradicate Afghanistan\'s flourishing drug trade: young farm girls. Afghanistan...

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Gloria (W5)

Gloria (W5)

She has been challenging women and men to redefine the relationship between the sexes for forty years. CTV's Sandie Rinaldo speaks with Gloria...

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GM Foods: Vandana Shiva - The Green Interview Series

GM Foods: Vandana Shiva - The Green Interview Series

Interview with Vandana Shiva: scientist, philosopher, feminist, author, environmentalist, activist. Shiva is a one-woman movement for peace,...

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Guts: Origins of Us

Guts: Origins of Us

Anthropologists once emphasized \"man the hunter\" as the driving force in human evolution, but now they believe it\'s the gathering of vegetables by...

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Human Rights and Ethics Playlist

Human Rights and Ethics Playlist

We all have rights and obligations to one another.  This playlist helps us come to understand the importance of human rights as the foundation of a...

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Hurricane Hazel: W5

Hurricane Hazel: W5

She\'s been the face of Canada\'s sixth-largest city for over 35 years, but how does one explain Hazel McCallion\'s aura of political...

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I'm Carolyn Parker

I'm Carolyn Parker

I\'m Carolyn Parker unfolds as an inspiring portrait of an extraordinary woman. Carolyn Parker was the last to leave her neighborhood when Hurricane...

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India's Shame: W5

India's Shame: W5

India is a country rich with contrast. Here old meets new. Poverty grinds against prosperity. Cultures mingle and clash. But exotic ancient India has...

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Kind Hearted Woman: A Film by David Sutherland

Kind Hearted Woman: A Film by David Sutherland

This film follows Robin Charboneau, a magnetic 31-year-old Oglala Sioux woman living on the Spirit Lake Reservation in North Dakota. In sharing her...

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Let's Talk About It

Let's Talk About It

Once the innocent and forgotten victims of domestic violence, children break the silence and secrecy of family abuse for the first time in Let\'s...

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Life of the Forest: Diana Beresford-Kroeger - The Green Interview Series

Life of the Forest: Diana Beresford-Kroeger - The Green Interview Series

This episode of The Green Interview features Diana Beresford-Kroeger, a unique blend of rigorous scientist, reverential philosopher, and Irish bard...

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Made In Japan

Made In Japan

MADE IN JAPAN tells the remarkable story of Tomi Fujiyama, Japan\'s first female country music star, and her journey to fulfill her dream of taking...

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Makers: Women Who Make America

Makers: Women Who Make America

Review the story of how women have helped shape America over the last 50 years through one of the most sweeping social revolutions in our country\'s...

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Makers: Women Who Make America: Volume 2

Makers: Women Who Make America: Volume 2

In the last half - century, women have fought their way into nearly every sphere of American life, from the battlefield to the comedy club, the...

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Malala: The Power of One Voice

Malala: The Power of One Voice

An assassination attempt was not enough to curtail the human-rights work of teenage activist Malala Yousafzai. \"One child, one teacher, one book and...

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Marie Antoinette

Marie Antoinette

Her name is synonymous with the French monarchy and all its excesses, but there is more to the story of Marie Antoinette than the simple tale of how...

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Marie Curie: The Radium Woman!

Marie Curie: The Radium Woman!

In 1867 Alfred Nobel patented dynamite and used his wealth to create the annual Nobel prize fund.  That same year, Marie Sklodowska was born in...

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Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women in Canada

Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women in Canada

Violence against women is a significant issue in society.  According to the World Health Organization, it affects one third of women around the...

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Mr. Wrong: W5

Mr. Wrong: W5

He wooed two women and gave financial advice to a third, but Robert Kramar brought these women together though deception and betrayal. As they dug...

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No Safe Amount: Women, Alcohol & F A S

No Safe Amount: Women, Alcohol & F A S

Interweaving interviews with real teens who have experimented with alcohol, animated sequences demonstrating how a growing fetus is affected by...

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Not A Love Story (W5)

Not A Love Story (W5)

When you hear about human trafficking in the sex trade, most people have an image of women being smuggled into Canada from abroad and forced to work...

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On How Finding Environmental Solutions Can be Messy: Tzeporah Berman - The Green Interview Series

On How Finding Environmental Solutions Can be Messy: Tzeporah Berman - The Green Interview Series

This episode of The Green Interview features Tzeporah Berman, who has been designing and winning environmental campaigns in Canada for two decades...

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Plow - Off: W5

Plow - Off: W5

As the only woman to take part at the highest level of competition at the 2013 International Plowing Match, in Mitchell Ontario, Carrie Davenport is...

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Power - The Ascent of Woman: A 10,000 Year Story

Power - The Ascent of Woman: A 10,000 Year Story

Dr. Amanda Foreman travels to Istanbul, Germany, Paris and Delhi to explore the stories of women behind some of the most powerful empires of the...

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Power and the World's Women

Power and the World's Women

In 1995, while still First Lady, Hillary Clinton made a groundbreaking speech in Beijing, setting down a challenge to world leaders: to treat...

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Pray the Devil Back to Hell: Bill Moyers Journal

Pray the Devil Back to Hell: Bill Moyers Journal

Leymah Gbowee was born and raised in Liberia. She inspired and united her countrywomen to march with her against a dictator and restore the rule of...

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Rape: Get the Facts

Rape: Get the Facts

This documentary-style program presents the legal, medical, psychological and sociological facts about rape. Doctors, judges, social workers,...

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Reclaiming Argentina's Riachuelo River: Marina Aizen - The Green Interview Series

Reclaiming Argentina's Riachuelo River: Marina Aizen - The Green Interview Series

This episode of the Green Interview features Marina Aizen, one of Argentina\'s most distinguished journalists, who served for many years as United...

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Recognizing the rights of mother nature: Natalia Greene - The Green Interview Series

Recognizing the rights of mother nature: Natalia Greene - The Green Interview Series

This episode of The Green Interview features Ecuador\'s Natalia Greene, a key figure in the movement for recognition of the rights of Mother Nature...

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Revolution - The Ascent of Woman: A 10,000 Year Story

Revolution - The Ascent of Woman: A 10,000 Year Story

In this final program, Dr. Amanda Foreman looks at the role of women in revolutions that transformed the modern world. She discovers, through women...

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Run for Her Life

Run for Her Life

While many women Katherine Whitbread\'s age have reached a point in life where they can settle down - with a partner, kids, in their career - this...

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Separation - The Ascent of Woman: A 10,000 Year Story

Separation - The Ascent of Woman: A 10,000 Year Story

Travelling to Vietnam, China and Japan, Dr. Amanda Foreman explores the role of women in Asia under the philosophy religions of Confucianism and...

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Speaking the Hard Truths and Getting Heard: Franke James - The Green Interview Series

Speaking the Hard Truths and Getting Heard: Franke James - The Green Interview Series

This episode of The Green Interview features Franke James, a rabble-rousing artist, author, and activist who uses her art-a signature style of lively...

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