Episode Guide - W5 (Series) (1966-)

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The following is a partial list of W5 episodes.

Oct 9, 1966 - A weekly public affairs series hosted by Ken Cavanaugh. John Must examines why the price of new cars has increased while production costs remain the same. In a follow-up to an item on the high cost of food on the previous week's show, Leon Weinstein, President of Power Supermarkets in Ontario, discusses food pricing. Ab Douglas and Douglas Fisher report from the Liberal Party policy convention being held at the Chateau Laurier Hotel in Ottawa. Those interviewed include: Lester B. Pearson, Liberal Party leader; Allan MacEachen, Minister of Health and Welfare; and Paul Hellyer, Minister of National Defence. The sale of adult literature is discussed by: Dr. A.C. Forest, editor of the "United Church Observer"; Richard Kerr, publisher and retailer of adult literature; Inspector William [Tockington], chief of metro Toronto's morality squad; Dr. Jay Moore, sociologist and member of the Ontario Attorney General's Committee on Obscene Literature; Dr. M.R. [MacGuigan], professor of law and chair of the Canadian Civil Rights Association; and Mary Sue McCarthy, housewife and mother of seven. Paul Duplessis, a victim of crime, and the Attorney General of British Columbia Robert Bonner comment on the need for legal reform to aid victims of crime. Bert Cannings interviews Premier of Quebec Daniel Johnson about the power development at Churchill Falls in Labrador and Quebec separatism. Isabel LeBourdais, the author of "The Trial of Steven Truscott" discusses Truscott's trial for the rape and murder of 12-year-old Lynn Harper and the appeal of his conviction to the Supreme Court of Canada. Reporter Morley Safer is interviewed in London about his coverage of the Vietnam War. Safer is also seen reporting from Vietnam. [Bernard J. Bintner] discusses why his daughter is being forced to attend a Regina Catholic school even though he wants her to be educated in the public system. Premier of Saskatchewan Ross Thatcher comments on [Bintner's] religious discrimination law suit against the province.

Oct 23, 1966 - Hosted by Ken Cavanaugh. Cavanaugh examines the state of the Royal Canadian Navy which is preparing for unification with the army and air force. Retired Admiral Jeffery Brock speaks against unification to reporter George Bain. In a satirical piece Cavanaugh presents three possible uniforms for the unified force and possible names. Tom Hathaway, the first draft dodger to be indicted by the American government, is shown at his Toronto home. David [Lefue], an American draft dodger, explains why he came to Canada. Tom Hyde of the Student Union for Peace Action (SUPA) explains what help SUPA gives to draft dodgers. John Must interviews the Reverend Hope Smith of the Pentecostal Assemblies of Canada and the Reverend Eugene Young, a United Church minister, about the "Report on Sex and the New Morality in Britain". The case of John Elwood, a boy who has been in a coma for six years after being injured in a Toronto high school football game, is examined. British double agent George Blake has broken out of an English jail. Journalist Philip Deane explains why in his opinion George Blake could not be a traitor. Trina Janitch examines the accuracy of off-the-street pregnancy tests being performed by technicians in drugstores. Rat based tests and chemical tests are both shown in use. Janitch then interviews Dr. Thomas [Corkum] about the problems associated with these unregulated pregnancy tests. Cavanaugh reports on increasing car prices while automobile manufacturers are making large profits. In the studio housewives debate the high cost of food with [Philip Moyes], President of the Grocery Products Manufacturers of Canada, Leon Weinstein, President of Power Supermarkets, and [Allistair McKegan], President of the Retail Council of Canada.

Nov 13, 1966 - Hosted by Ken Cavanaugh. Frank Drea reports from Ottawa on the Progressive Conservative Party convention and the issue of John Diefenbaker's leadership review. Those commenting include Member of Parliament Gordon Churchill and Arthur Maloney. [Martin Billitch], a Yugoslavian ship jumper, who has been denied political refugee status, is interviewed about what will happen to him upon his deportation to Yugoslavia. Members of various ethnic organizations comment on the implications of this case. John Munro, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Immigration, is also interviewed. Cavanaugh updates a story on a female bootlegger. John Must reports from Vancouver where an executive meeting of the Pulp and Paper Workers of Canada was bugged on behalf of a rival union. Toronto students give examples of bigotry that go on in their high schools. Herbert [Song], Assistant Director of the Ontario Human Rights Commission, and William Ross, Vice-Chair of the Toronto Board of Education, comment on the students' statements. Singer and actress Pam Hyatt is seen under going LSD treatment in a film shot by her husband John Foster. Cavanaugh then speaks to Hyatt in studio about her psychiatric treatment.

Nov 27, 1966 - "Divorce : A Public Inquiry" Ken Cavanaugh hosts an examination of Canada's divorce laws.

Dec 11, 1966 - Hosted by Ken Cavanaugh. Cavanaugh discusses increasing automobile insurance premiums and the feasibility of a government run insurance scheme with James Renwick, an Ontario MPP, and Richard W. [Gamin], Director of the Ontario Insurance Agents Association. Cavanaugh introduces a story on efforts to promote Expo '67 to the international news media but the item that is played is about alcoholics. The Expo item follows. The leader of the Canadian Unilingual Movement, also known as the Bulldog Party, is interviewed anonymously about the party's desire to have Canada become unilingual English. The author of "How to Catch and Hold a Man" is interviewed. George Thompson is interviewed about losing $10,000 when the Prudential Finance Company collapsed.

Dec 20, 1966 - Hosted by Ken Cavanaugh. Chronic problems with theft and work slowdowns at Canada's harbours are examined. Longshoremen, shipping officials, police and union representatives comment. Frank Drea interviews boxer "Pretty Boy" Elstein. David Lewis, deputy leader of the New Democratic Party, discusses party policy. Cavanaugh interviews accountant William [Gruber] about his role in informing federal authorities about the imminent collapse of the Prudential Finance Company. [Bernard Simmons], Deputy Police Chief in Toronto, explains that an increase in crime could be combatted by spying on others. Escape artist [Eric Levinson] escapes from a straightjacket and talks about being able to communicate with Harry Houdini. Housewives discuss advertising claims about household products with representatives of Canadian ad agencies.

Jan 1, 1967 - Hosted by Ken Cavanaugh, this program celebrates the 100th anniversary of the founding of Canada and examines the vulnerability of confederation. Prime Minister Lester Pearson discusses the implications of economic and cultural alignment with the United States. Cavanaugh interviews Premier of Newfoundland Joey Smallwood about the viability of confederation. Gilles Grégoire and Eric Kierans discuss Quebec separatism with a group of young people. People from across the country and Prime Minister Pearson comment on what makes Canadians distinctive. British clairvoyant Morris Woodroofe makes predictions on Canada's future. John Diefenbaker speculates about what John A. Macdonald would think of present day Canada. Prime Minister of Great Britain Harold Wilson extends new year wishes. A folk singer satirizes current events in Canada. 100-year-old Sanford Leppard reminisces. A family of six explains how various charities help it out. Lord Roy Thomson of Fleet discusses how to make money with Ed Scott, a school custodian who supports a family of six on $5000 a year.

Apr 9, 1967 - In the last program of W5's regular season, Doug Johnson hosts a story retrospective and folk singer Allan J. Ryan satirizes many of the stories. The absence of gun laws is examined when a 15-year-old boy buys a gun in Toronto and takes it into city hall. Felipe Rivero, leader of an anticommunist terrorist organization, threatens to blow up the Cuban pavilion at Expo '67. British filmmakers recreate an 18th century lunatic asylum. John Must interviews Lord [Soper]. a British Methodist clergyman, about Canadianism, Billy Graham, the birth control pill, President Lyndon Johnson of the United States, and the clergy. Reverend Ernest Harrison and Reverend Paul Smith debate religion. A group of university students comment on religion and sex. Reverend Eugene Young of the United Church and Reverend Hope Smith of the Pentecostal Assembly of Canada debate morality. A young woman in Toronto is seen on an LSD trip. Actress and singer Pam Hyatt receives LSD as part of psychiatric treatment. Frank Drea reports on the illegal sale of contraceptives. Lord Roy Thomson of Fleet tells Ed Scott, a school custodian who supports a family of six on $5000 a year, how to become a millionaire. Johnson interviews artists George Segal, Klaus Oldenberg and William Ronald about a pop art show at the Art Gallery of Ontario.

Oct 22, 1967 - Hosted by Ken Cavanaugh. Washington and Toronto demonstrations against the Vietnam War are shown. Toronto participants give their views on the war. John Bassett, publisher of the "Toronto Telegram", interviews Senator Robert F. Kennedy about America's role in Vietnam. Reporter Doug Johnson examines motorcycle safety. Comments are made by: Dr. [Leonard Davey]; a group of motorcycle enthusiasts; accident victims; [Terry Manley] of the Motorcycle Distributors Association; [Stuart Monroe] of the Canadian Safety Council; and William [MacIntyre] of the Ontario Department of Transportation. W5 takes a tour of Tweed, Ontario, a that is run by an all female council. Local citizens comment on the council's work. Susan Dexter examines the economic future of Cape Breton after the closure of the DOSCO steel plant that employs half of the city's workforce. Workers, residents and the Minister of Health and Welfare Allan MacEachen comment.

Jan 7, 1968 - hosted by Ken Cavanaugh. Dr. Christiaan Barnard is interviewed about the two heart transplants he has performed. Includes shots of Barnard at work, comments by Barnard's wife and by the families of the transplant recipients and donors. Cavanaugh examines the lives of Canada's native population. W5 visits the Indian reserve at Fort Alexander, Manitoba and speaks to Sam [Mann] and Chief David Couchene about their living conditions. John [Parahan] talks with Omer Peters, Chair of the Indian Advisory Council of Ontario, President of the Indian Eskimo Association of Canada Martin O'Connell, and Walter Currie about issues of concern to natives.

Feb 25, 1968 - Hosted by Ken Cavanaugh. Susan Dexter and John McGaw present a five-day chronology of the defeat of the Liberal Party's income tax bill. Those who comment include: Prime Minister Lester Pearson; Robert Winters; John Diefenbaker; Robert Stanfield; and Stanley Knowles. Events such as dog sled racing, moose calling, and portaging at the Trappers Festival in The Pas, Manitoba are shown and participants comment. A psychiatrist comments on what people are saying when they wear Bonnie and Clyde clothing, the latest fashion fad. W5 visits Owen Sound, Ontario, the last dry town in Ontario, as the residents gear up for a vote on whether to allow the sale of alcohol in places other then Liquor Control Board of Ontario (L.C.B.O.) outlets. Charles Templeton interviews Prime Minister Lester Pearson about the events in Parliament in the last week and the upcoming Liberal leadership convention.

Mar 31, 1968 - Preview of the Federal Liberal Party leadership convention, featuring interviews of and about the leadership candidates, J.J. Greene, Robert Winters, Mitchell Sharp, John Turner, Eric Kierans, Paul Hellyer, Paul Martin, Pierre Elliott Trudeau, and Allan MacEachen. Next is an excerpt of Lyndon Johnson's resignation speech.

May 12, 1968 - Hosted by Ken Cavanaugh. W5 investigates the death of Polish Prime Minister in exile Wladyslaw Sikorski on July 4, 1943 in an air plane crash off the coast of Gibraltar. Jack McGaw interviews historian David Irving who provides historical background and puts forward the theory that the plane was sabotaged. The plane's pilot Edward [Prchal] then debates Irving about the events surrounding the crash. The process of delegate selection for the Liberal Party leadership convention is examined in the riding of St. Paul's-Toronto. Delegate hopefuls [Carol] Blyth, [Freda] Pivnick, and Betty Mustard are interviewed. Finance Minister Mitchell Sharp is interviewed by Gordon Sinclair and managing editor of the "Toronto Star" Martin Goodman about Canadian income tax reforms and the international economic situation.

May 19, 1968 - Hosted by Ken Cavanaugh. Jack McGaw examines the groundswell of interest in politics by visiting the Liberal Party nomination meeting in Davenport that was attended by four thousand people. W5 looks at the case of Dancer's Image, the horse that won the Kentucky Derby and then was stripped of the crown for having illegal drugs in its system. Comments are made by Peter Fuller, the horse's owner, and Lou Cavaleras, the horse's trainer. The Hawkins family of Toronto discuss living in a haunted house. In honour of Mother's Day W5 visits a family where the father stays home and the mother goes to work. The withholding of treatment from the terminally ill is debated by Dr. [Jan Steiner], Associate Dean of the School of Medicine at the University of Toronto, and Dr. John [Stobble-Pritchard], neurologist at Toronto's Hospital for Sick Children. Kelly Crichton visits a Toronto party held by architect Sheldon Rosen where guests were invited to demolish the house.

Sep 17, 1968 - Hosted by Ken Cavanaugh. Allan Spregitt interviews Minister Arthur Ford of the Disciples of Christ and Episcopalian Bishop James Pike about contacting the dead. Ford conducts a seance and puts Pike in touch with dead relatives. Merle Shain interviews the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi about transcendental meditation and his relationship with the Beatles. Henry Champ interviews Quebec Minister of Cultural Affairs Jean-Noel Tremblay about enforcing the use of the French language an about separatism.

Sep 22, 1968 - Hosted by Ken Cavanaugh. W5 comments on the concept of obscenity by juxtaposing images of people harming others against images of naked women. Pierre Elliott Trudeau and John Diefenbaker comment on the idea of a "just society" in light of patronage appointments the Liberals have been making. Cavanaugh examines the famine in Biafra. Warner Troyer interviews the Minister of External Affairs Mitchell Sharp about Canada's role in the situation. In West Germany, nine employees of a chemical company are on trial for marketing the drug thalidomide without testing it. The father of a thalidomide victim comments. Sylvia, a Canadian thalidomide victim who was born without legs, is shown going about her daily life. [Gloria Ann Lackman], a 23-year-old inmate at the Kingston Penitentiary for Women, discusses attending summer school at Queen's University. Dr. Pat Brown and [Kay Dumfy] of Catholics in Dialogue discuss the results of a survey on how Catholics feel about the birth control pill with Jack McGaw. W5 shows the reaction of people-on-the-street to a white woman kissing a black man. In the final item, Canadians are asked whom they would vote for given the choice of Richard Nixon, Hubert Humphrey, or George Wallace.

Sep 29, 1968 - Hosted by Ken Cavanaugh with commentary by Dalton Camp and Jack McGaw. Warner Troyer talks to astronomer Sir Bernard Lovell, head of the Jodrell Bank Observatory, about the space race between the United States and Russia. Members of Parliament [Ralph] Stewart and Lorne Nystrom discuss a parliamentary committee to raise money for famine stricken Biafra. W5 investigates the Americanization of Canadian universities. Stephen Dewar speaks to a university book store manager about Canadian textbooks. Kelly Crichton interviews American James Flannery, Director of English Theatre at the University of Ottawa, about his experience in the Canadian university system. Dalton Camp speaks with four academics about the hiring of Americans to teach in Canada. Camp speaks with New Democratic Party house leader David Lewis, Liberal Party house leader Donald MacDonald, and leader of the Progressive Conservative Party Robert Stanfield about proposed changes to the rules of debate in the House of Commons. W5 looks at the increasing permissiveness of society. Director Otto Preminger discusses the increase in explicit sex in motion pictures. Robert Drivas and Sally Kirkland, actors in the play "Sweet Eros", discuss appearing on stage nude. In Toronto, W5 visits a bar where girls have their bodies painted. Canadian actress Kate Reid comments on the recent spate of nudity in plays.

Oct 6, 1968 - Hosted by Ken Cavanaugh. The first report examines the use of drugs in Oakville, Ontario after two students were hospitalized for using LSD. The chief of police and students comment. Andrew Brewin, New Democratic Party Member of Parliament, and David MacDonald, Progressive Conservative Member of Parliament, discuss their recent trip to famine stricken Biafra. Father John [Corrigan] discusses losing his Washington, D.C. parish for not supporting the Roman Catholic Church's ban on the use of contraception. Member of Parliament Paul Hellyer is seen visiting a community in Toronto as part of his housing task force. Oshawa cab driver [Clarence Thibodeau] discusses living in a provincial park after he and his family were evicted. People-on-the-street give their opinions on the use of bugging devices as does Justice Minister John Turner. Montreal lawyer [Brahm Campbell] discusses the case of [Rusty Nolan] who was arrested in Canada for a crime he had already served time for in the United States.

Oct 13, 1968 - Hosted by Ken Cavanaugh. W5 asks people what they are thankful for on this Thanksgiving weekend. Fashion model Twiggy comments on her size as does a doctor. Members of the United Farm Workers are seen protesting against low wages in the vineyards of California. Those who comment include workers, a priest who supports the workers, a minister who does not support the workers, and Robert Kennedy at the Senate hearings on the issue. Warner Troyer interviews René Lévesque at the Montreal headquarters of the Mouvement Souveraineté Association Québec (MSA). Lévesque discusses his leadership of the MSA, its upcoming convention, Quebec politics, a sovereignty association with Canada, party policies, and relations with France. Guest commentator Laurier LaPierre discusses Lévsque's remarks. W5 visits a group of Indians who have left their reserve to live in a valley in the Alberta Rockies without houses or electricity. A series of winter scenes forecast what the weather will be like in coming months. The final report is on George Wallace, candidate for President of the United States. Wallace speaks at a rally about ridding the United States of communists.

Oct 20, 1968 - "Biafra : An Indictment of the World" Hosted by Ken Cavanaugh. Cavanaugh presents an overview of the Biafran struggle for independence from Nigeria. Colonel Ojukwu, the Biafran Head of State, and General Yakubu Noowon, the Nigerian Head of State, comment. A 40 minute Dutch documentary by Louis Van Gasteren on the situation in Biafra is then presented. Scenes of refugees, troops training and deserted towns are interspersed with interviews of: Dr Eke, Minister of Information, Biafra; Colonel Ockokwime, Assistant Chief of Staff, Biafran Army; Sir Louis Mbanefo, Chief Justice, Biafra; Rolf Steiner, Commander in Chief, Biafra; Taffy Williams, mercenary; Biafran Minister of Foreign Affairs Mbu; a medical doctor; Bishop Whelan of Owerri, Biafra; and Nnagor, a lawyer in Owerri, Biafra. Van Gasteren is then interviewed in the studio about his feelings on Biafra after making his film.

Oct 27, 1968 - Hosted by Ken Cavanaugh with commentary provided by Jack McGaw. The struggle by Dr. Norman [Strats] and various students for a representational form of governance at the University of New Brunswick is examined. Warner Troyer interviews comedian and civil rights activist Dick Gregory about his campaign for President of the United States of America. Eldridge Cleaver is seen giving a speech at a political rally in New York City. W5 reports on Joseph Charles Van Horne receiving the Progressive Conservative Party nomination in Restigouche County, New Brunswick. Leader of the New Brunswick Progressive Conservative Party Richard Hatfield comments. Danny Kaye is seen at a UNICEF rally in Mississauga, Ontario and later discusses why he works for UNICEF. President of the Alberta Indian Association comments on the reorganization of the Department of Indian and Northern Affairs. The final report looks at a "gay ball". An anonymous homosexual discusses his lifestyle, attending the ball, and Pierre Trudeau's legislation on homosexuals.

Nov 17, 1968 - Hosted by Ken Cavanaugh. Laurier LaPierre talks to student leaders who want the government to offer larger student loans. Carmen Bailey is a journalism student at Ryerson who finances her education by stripping. Bailey is seen at school and work and discusses why she strips. Warner Troyer interviews Dalton Camp about Canada's role in NATO. The next report examines a movement in Northern Ontario to separate and form Canada's eleventh province. [Shawn Burke] explains how he helped double agent [George Blake] escape from a British prison.

Nov 24, 1968 - Hosted by Ken Cavanaugh. Dalton Camp explains his resignation as President of the National Progressive Conservative Party. 14-year-old John [McLeod] discusses conducting glue-sniffing experiments on rats. W5 investigates the industrial diseases that affect men working in compressed air. Doctors comment and then representatives from labour and the Ontario government debate increasing safety regulations for workers. Eldridge Cleaver discusses the Black Panthers. Warner Troyer and Camp discuss the Black Panthers' ideology.

Dec 1, 1968 - Hosted by Ken Cavanaugh. Dalton Camp phones a Toronto number and gets a recorded message from the National Socialist Party promoting "white power". A Bell Telephone representative states there is nothing Bell can do because message content is governed by freedom of speech legislation. Camp encourages viewers to jam the phone lines to force action by Bell. W5 visits bathrooms in New York City with Robert Reisner who teaches a university course in graffiti. Warner Troyer interviews Harry Ashmore author of "Mission to Hanoi" about White House attempts to scuttle the peace process in Vietnam. Dalton Camp moderates a debate on whether children should start school at the age of three by: Barry Lower, Chairman of the Metropolitan Toronto School Board; psychiatrist Dr. Daniel Cappon; and Robert Davis, co-founder of the Everdale Place Free School. Stephen Dewar then asks parents and teachers when children should start school. Comments on Canada's role in NATO are made by: Eric Kierans, Postmaster General; Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau; NATO Secretary General Manlio Brosio; and Minister of Finance Mitchell Sharp. Kelly Crichton reports on the Quebec provincial by-election in the riding of Rougemont between Liberal candidate Henri Boisvere and Union Nationale candidate Jean-Guy Cardinal. Commenting on the election race are: Liberal MLA Claire Kirkland Casgrain; Mario Beaulieu, Director General of the Union Nationale Party; Guy Leduc, Liberal MLA; and voters of the riding.

Dec 8, 1968 - Hosted by Ken Cavanaugh with comments from Dalton Camp and Jack McGaw. [Bonnie Krept] reports from Chicago on the Reverend Jesse Jackson who has called for a fifteen-city boycott of white businesses as part of Operation Breadbasket. Jackson is seen preaching in church and speaking at a rally. Jessica Markland interviews a member of the Canadian Medical Association about the CMA's new definition of death. Markland undergoes an EEG to illustrate what normal brain function looks like as opposed to brain death. Dalton Camp interviews Harry Strom, the newly elected Social Credit leader. Laurier LaPierre interviews Lord Louis Mountbatten about his childhood, his relatives, World War I, his education, World War II, India's independence and the abdication of King Edward VIII. Warner Troyer talks to astronomer Sir Bernard Lovell, head of the Jodrell Bank observatory, about the space race between the United States and Russia. Kelly Crichton reports from Caledon Township in Ontario on the drowning deaths of three children in an unfenced pool. Heinz Avigdor interviews Mrs. Williamson, founder of the Springdale News. Williamson is seen at work in Springdale, Newfoundland.

Dec 15, 1968 - Hosted by Ken Cavanaugh with commentary by Dalton Camp and Jack McGaw. Warner Troyer talks to astronomer Sir Bernard Lovell, head of the Jodrell Bank Observatory, about the space race between the United States and Russia. Members of Parliament [Ralph] Stewart and Lorne Nystrom discuss a parliamentary committee to raise money for famine stricken Biafra. W5 investigates the Americanization of Canadian universities. Stephen Dewar speaks to a university book store manager about Canadian textbooks. Kelly Crichton interviews American James Flannery, Director of English Theatre at the University of Ottawa, about his experience in the Canadian university system. Dalton Camp speaks with four academics about the hiring of Americans to teach in Canada. Camp speaks with New Democratic Party house leader David Lewis, Liberal Party house leader Donald MacDonald, and leader of the Progressive Conservative Party Robert Stanfield about proposed changes to the rules of debate in the House of Commons. W5 looks at the increasing permissiveness of society. Director Otto Preminger discusses the increase in explicit sex in motion pictures. Robert Drivas and Sally Kirkland, actors in the play "Sweet Eros", discuss appearing on stage nude. In Toronto, W5 visits a bar where girls have their bodies painted. Canadian actress Kate Reid comments on the recent spate of nudity in plays.

Jan 5, 1969 - Hosted by Ken Cavanaugh. Warner Troyer moderates a discussion on Canadian politics in 1968 and 1969. Panel participants include: Irving Layton, poet; James Eayrs, political scientist; Dr. A.R.M. Lower, historian; Steve Langdon, SAC President; Jack Ludwig, English Department, University of Toronto; Mavor Moore, dramatist; Dr. Eugene Forsey; Mordecai Richler, author; and Dorothy Cameron, art gallery owner.

Jan 12, 1969 - Hosted by Ken Cavanaugh, Warner Troyer and Dalton Camp. W5 presents the following series of reports on the Commonwealth Prime Ministers Conference in London, England: Biafrans protesting at the meeting; an examination of Prime Minister Pierre Elliot Trudeau's love life and clothes; the international press commenting on Trudeau's performance at the conference; pub patrons commenting on Trudeau; and Camp analyses the conference's results. Kelly Crichton reports from Regina on student unrest at the University of Saskatchewan. Dr. Theodore [Binder], founder of the Schweitzer Memorial Hospital in Peru, comments on his work. Judy LaMarsh discusses her book "Memoirs of a Bird in a Gilded Cage" with Troyer and Camp.

Jan 19, 1969 - Hosted by Ken Cavanaugh, Jack McGaw and Dalton Camp. McGaw reports on the Commonwealth Conference in London, England. Speakers in Hyde Park give their opinion on unity in the Commonwealth. Cavanaugh shows first period highlights from the Canada versus Russia hockey game being played at Maple Leaf Gardens. [Power Wursthorn] of the "Sunday Telegraph" and [Anthony Sampson] author of "Anatomy of Britain" discuss the effect of unrest in Africa on the Commonwealth. Camp comments on Prime Minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau's relationship with the news media. Cavanaugh shows second period highlights from the hockey game. Joan McLellan interviews Julian Bond, a black member of the Georgia House of Representatives. Ralph McGill, publisher of the "Atlanta Constitution" and members of the press corps comment on Bond's career. W5 visits a commando camp in the Middle East where one of the commandos is accidentally shot and killed by his instructor. McGaw announces that Russia has won the hockey game 4 to 2. Camp talks with former United Church Moderator Dr. Ernest Howse and Rabbi [Abraham Fineberg] who charges that Canadian Christian attitudes are anti-Semetic. Cavanaugh shows third period highlights from the hockey game.

Jan 26, 1969 - Hosted by Ken Cavanaugh with commentary provided by Jack McGaw and Dalton Camp. W5 reports on India donating a statue of King Edward VII to Toronto. Ken Cavanaugh and Professor Ronald Blair discuss the life of Edward VII. Joan McLellan interviews Marshall McLuhan about modern urban society. Dalton Camp interviews Minister of Justice John Turner about amendments to the Criminal Code of Canada regarding abortion, homosexuality, lotteries and gun control. Warner Troyer talks to heart transplant recipient Perrin Johnston and his wife about the ethics of organ transplantation. Kelly Crichton reports on the federal by-election in the riding of Nanaimo-Cowichan-The Islands and speaks to the candidates: Tommy Douglas, leader of the New Democratic Party; the Liberal candidate; and Dr. Magnus Verbrugge of the Progressive Conservative Party. Stephen Lewis, Ontario MLA, discusses the future of the NDP with Dalton Camp. Jack McGaw interviews psychiatrist Dr. G.R. Peberdy about the correlation between personality and moustache type. McGaw asks people in London, England what they think of Peberdy's theories. W5 then adds moustaches to pictures of Canadian politicians. Camp reports on the visit of Jean-Guy Cardinal, leader of the Union Nationale, to France.

Feb 9, 1969 - Ken Cavanaugh and Jack McGaw look at noise pollution in Canada, the effects of noise and what we are doing about it. Dalton Camp comments on the constitutional conference that begins tomorrow.
Feb 16, 1969 - "Biafra : The Will to Survive" Warner Troyer and Stephen Lewis, Member of Provincial Parliament for Ontario, travel to Biafra to examine that republic's struggle for independence from Nigeria. Those who comment on the war and the resulting famine include: A.B. Nathan, relief ship pilot; Reverend Ngwe, World Council of Churches Biafran Relief Organizer; Father Kevin Doheny; Colonel Ojukwu, Biafran Head of State; and Sir Louis Mbanefo, Chief Justice of Biafra.

Feb 23, 1969 - Hosted by Ken Cavanaugh and Jack McGaw. The owner of "Anything Left-Handed" displays the merchandise he sells for left-handed people. Stephen Dewar interviews five journalism students from York University about their attempts to enter Canada as landed immigrants while pretending to be deserters from the United States Army. Tom Gould interviews Minister of Manpower and Immigration Allan MacEachen about the difference between a draft dodger and an army deserter. W5 visits Toronto's Rochdale College, a social experiment where people reject a traditional university education and teach themselves in seminars and creative workshops. Warner Troyer reads viewer mail about last week's report on Biafra. Dalton Camp interviews Lawrence J. Peter about the "Peter principle" that contends that people sooner or later will be promoted above their ability.

Mar 9, 1969 - Hosted by Ken Cavanaugh with commentary by Jack McGaw. W5 looks at the Presidential election of Gustav Heinemann in West Germany. Chancellor Kurt Georg Kiesinger comments on the election and relations between East and West Germany. Adolf Von Thadden, leader of the National Democratic Party, discusses attempts to have his party banned, his chances in the upcoming federal election and whether his party has Nazis as members. In a staged report Jack McGaw interviews a Canadian border guard about Minister of Manpower and Immigration Allan MacEachen's policy on the immigration of draft dodgers and United States army deserters. Dalton Camp interviews economist Barbara Ward about economic development and population control. W5 visits a clinic in London, England where electric current is used to stimulate weight loss. Holly Thomas of Dundas, Ontario discusses being sponsored to loose weight and her plans to donate the money to OXFAM. Grade school students protest the seal hunt outside Canada House in New York City. Joan McLellan reports from Halifax on "The People" a new paper managed by Nick Fillmore. Fillmore, Frank Fillmore, and Haligonians discusses why Halifax needs more then one paper. Harold Shea, managing editor of "The Chronicle Herald", responds to Fillmore's criticism. In response to viewers' comments on Cavanaugh's Nehru suit, Cavanaugh models other fashions. Warner Troyer interviews actress Kate Reid about show business and family life. A preview for next week's story on the flooding of South Indian Lake in Manitoba for a hydro project is shown.

Mar 16, 1969 - Hosted by Ken Cavanaugh, Jack McGaw and Dalton Camp. Cavanaugh reports on United States President Richard Nixon asking Congress to fund an anti-ballistic missile system. Kelly Crichton reports on the proposed flooding of Southern Indian Lake in Manitoba for a hydroelectric project. Joan McLellan interviews Secretary of State Gerard Pelletier about the role of government in supporting culture. McLellan then speaks with Pernell Roberts, Leon Major and Heinar Piller of the Neptune Theatre about the theatre's survival. Camp comments on the Progressive Conservative Party's annual meeting that was held in Ottawa this week. Camp interviews economist Barbara Ward about foreign aid. Jessica Markland reports from Oakville, Ontario about Central Mortgage and Housing condemning homes while there is a housing shortage.

Mar 23, 1969 - Hosted by Ken Cavanaugh, Jack McGaw and Warner Troyer. While introducing the stories, the hosts demonstrate how Murphy's Law applies to television. McGaw speaks to Charlie Farquharson about televison. A day in the life of the W5 staff is presented. McGaw travels to the University of New Brunswick to investigate protests by moderate and radical students over an injunction barring Professor Norman [Strats] from campus. AFTER THE VOTE : A REPORT FROM DOWN UNDER examines the position of women in society in the years since obtaining the vote. Includes comments by feminist T. Grace Atkinson and Professor Ron Lambert on gender typing, socialization and marriage. Swedish economist Gunnar Myrdal comments on television in modern society. Troyer reads some viewer mail on the subject of television. In response to a viewer request to do something about the Senate, Senator Paul Martin comments on its role.

Mar 30, 1969 - Hosted by Ken Cavanaugh, Jack McGaw and Warner Troyer. Dalton Camp investigates the possibility of a maritime union between New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island. Camp then reports on the British invasion of Anguilla. Premier Joseph Smallwood discusses the 20th anniversary of Newfoundland's entrance into Confederation. Kelly Crichton reports on protests that are being held in Montreal in an attempt to force McGill University to become a French institution. W5 visits the Caribou Club in Toronto where expatriate Newfoundlanders dance to the music of Harry Hibbs. Swedish economist Gunnar Myrdal comments on the death of Dwight D. Eisenhower, former President of the United States.

Apr 6, 1969 - Hosted by Ken Cavanaugh, Jack McGaw and Warner Troyer. Stephen Dewar reports from Chicago on the first anniversary of the death of Martin Luther King Junior. Those commenting include: Leonard [Segali] of the Black Peace Stone Rangers; Reverend Jesse Jackson, Executive Director of Operation Breadbasket; Father Hogan; Ma Houston; Reverend John Thurstom of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC); Cirilo McSween, National Treasurer, SCLC; and Reverend Calvin Morris, Associate Director, SCLC. Dalton Camp comments on Prime Minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau's defence policy and Canada's commitments to NATO and NORAD. McGaw visits England to see the London Bridge which has been sold to an American. W5 examines outport resettlement in Newfoundland. McGaw investigates the new community of Arnold's Cove.

Apr 13, 1969 - Hosted by Ken Cavanaugh and Jack McGaw. W5 presents excerpts from the racist American film REVOLUTION UNDERWAY, which the Metropolitan Toronto Police Commission is using as a training film. A montage of by-law signs follow. Joan McClellan reports from Calgary where Prime Minister Trudeau is attending a $50 a plate fundraising dinner and a function put on by the city's poor. Stephen Dewar investigates the role of education costs in driving property taxes up and preventing the construction of low cost housing. Scarborough Mayor A.M. Campbell and President of the New Brunswick Housing Corporation Joe Sherwood comment. More excerpts from REVOLUTION UNDERWAY are played and Dalton Camp interviews Toronto Black Liberation Front member José Garcia, author Jan Carew and Toronto Alderman Hugh Bruce about the film. A previous story on Arnold's Cove, Newfoundland is updated. Professor Peter Franken discusses the possibility of a major earthquake with Warner Troyer. Archival pictures of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake accompany the interview. McGaw comments on the Vatican announcement concerning a new canonization process. A series of pictures of international politicians is then shown while the beatitudes are read.

Apr 20, 1969 - Hosted by Ken Cavanaugh with commentary by Jack McGaw. Prime Minister Trudeau is seen at a rally in Calgary. Heinz Avigdor reports from Philadelphia on the Parkway Program, a high school without facilities and a student directed curriculum. Dalton Camp quotes Alberta's Chief Justice [Milvane] as saying "civil rights demonstrators were bastards with beards". Pictures of Jesus Christ, Abraham Lincoln and Santa Claus follow. Warner Troyer discusses television with a feminist, a Quebec separatist, a student activist and a senior citizens advocate. W5 reports on the exploration and exploitation of Canada's oceans and lakes. Comments are made by: Dr. Joseph MacInnos; Dimitri Rebicoff; and Dr. Jacques Piccard. Students at Oshawa's McLaughlin Collegiate Institute were planning a walkathon for the Ontario Northern Development Fund until a representative from OXFAM persuaded them to join the March For Millions. Camp discusses the situation with representatives from all the involved groups. Joan McLellan presents an interpretive view of John Diefenbaker's proposal that 500 Eskimos be recruited to defend Northern Canada. Shots of soapstone sculptures are accompanied by a folk song.

May 4, 1969 - Hosted by Ken Cavanaugh and Jack McGaw. Cavanaugh reports on the Air Canada strike. McGaw comments on Paul Hellyer being ousted from cabinet. W5 visits Long Harbour, Newfoundland where the fish are being poisoned by phosphorous effluent from a factory. A satirical report is then presented on General Charles De Gaulle taking over the world. Toronto women confront Charles Templeton of "Maclean's Magazine", about a story that stated men were naturally more successful then women. Author Leon Tiger comments on his theory. Kelly Crichton reports from New York on the New Feminist Repertoire and Experimental Ensemble. Warner Troyer interviews Minister of Manpower and Immigration Allan MacEachen about Canada's immigration policy on American army deserters. Cavanaugh tours the cruise ship the Queen Elizabeth II.

May 11, 1969 - Hosted by Ken Cavanaugh and Jack McGaw. Off-track betting is examined and John Mooney of the Ontario Jockey Club and Joseph [Zemuk] of the Parimutuel Messenger Service comment. W5 travels to Sarnia, Ontario to examine the struggle of local Indians to have a representative on the county school board. McGaw then interviews Walter Currie, President of the Indian Eskimo Association, about the dispute. Conservative Dalton Camp, liberal Maxwell Cohen, socialist Stephen Lewis and radical Jim Harding discuss their ideological differences with Warner Troyer. W5 places a chastity belt in a Toronto store window and films those passing by.

May 18, 1969 - Hosted by Ken Cavanaugh. Heinz Avigdor interviews Alexander Davies who says that men shouldn't go to the moon because it is inhabited by souls without bodies. The San Francisco Giants comment on their season opener in Montreal against the Expos on June 1. Stephen Dewar talks to five former employees of the Indian Community Development Branch who have resigned to protest ineffective service. Kelly Crichton interviews choreographer Roland Petite and ballerina Veronica Tennant about a new piece that the National Ballet Company will premier at the opening of the National Arts Centre in Ottawa. Warner Troyer interviews Marshall McLuhan and Harley Parker about their book "Through the Vanishing Point" and advertising and perception.

May 25, 1969 - Hosted by Ken Cavanaugh with commentary by Jack McGaw and Dalton Camp. Former Member of Parliament Jean [Rhéaume] is seen running his one man airline from a phone booth at Toronto International Airport. Warner Troyer interviews separatist Pierre Bourgault about the use of violence in Quebec's struggle for independence. Stephen Dewar interviews Minister of Consumer Affairs S. Ronald Basford about the testing of consumer products. Cavanaugh and Camp comment on Canada's immigration policy concerning American army deserters.

Jun 1, 1969 - Hosted by Ken Cavanaugh with commentary provided by Kelly Crichton, Jack McGaw, Dalton Camp and Marshall McLuhan. A Yogi makes predictions for the coming year. W5 examines the unrest in the Progressive Conservative Party after John Diefenbaker and sixteen caucus members voted against Pierre Trudeau's language bill and against their leader Robert Stanfield. Stanfield comments on the situation in a news scrum and in the W5 studio. Dalton Camp interviews Claude Ryan of "Le Devoir" about Quebec, the constitution and Prime Minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau. Singer Malka Hissel performs a song about Trudeau. Jessica Markland interviews Canadian actor John Collicos about learning to ride a horse for a role. W5 tours the new National Arts Centre in Ottawa and asks people what they think of the building. As part of the last show of the season W5 looks back on the following stories: Eldridge Cleaver commenting on the struggle of the black man; moving outport villages in Newfoundland; Camp Poison Ivy in New York state; the proposed flooding of Southern Indian Lake in Manitoba as part of a hydroelectric scheme; Central Mortgage and Housing condemning houses in Oakville, Ontario; Alberta Indians leaving their reserve to live in the Rockies; and the famine in Biafra. Malka sings a song about the death of Santa Claus. Jack McGaw then interviews Lord Louis Mountbatten about the film series on Mountbatten's life and career that will replace W5 for the summer. Includes clips on World War I and II from the series.

Sep 21, 1969 - Hosted by Jack McGaw and Warner Troyer. Prime Minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau is seen kissing women in a film montage. A report on a youth who has received two months in jail for swearing at Trudeau follows. McGaw comments on Scarborough General Hospital selling cigarettes and matches even though the government has started an anti-smoking campaign. A fictional report is filed by a visitor from Saturn who lands in Sudbury and describes it as desolate. Film clips of Sudbury and an INCO mine follow. McGaw reports on children being accidentally poisoned in their homes by prescription drugs and other household products. Judy LaMarsh and Troyer question Minister of Health John Munro about legislating the use of childproof containers. Ken Lefolii reports on the St. Leonard riots and the arrest of Ligue pour l'Intégration Scolaire (LIS) leader Raymond Lemieux on charges of sedition. Includes reporter Gerard Asselin discussing the FLP's role in terrorism in Quebec. Troyer interviews Frank Sawyer who was just released from Kansas State Penitentiary after serving 37 years for a bank robbery he didn't commit. Sawyer meets for the first time Alvin Karpis, the man who really committed the crime. McGaw reports on the decommissioning of the aircraft carrier Bonaventure.

Sep 28, 1969 - Hosted by Warner Troyer and Jack McGaw. Ralph Nader, consumer advocate, comments on auto pollution. A young couple in love is seen enjoying autumn. W5 reports from the Liberal Party nomination convention where a candidate is being picked for the Toronto Mayoral race. Troyer and Gerard Asselin interview Secretary of State Gerard Pelletier about terrorism in Quebec. McGaw reports on child-resistant pill bottles. Minister of Health and Welfare John Munro comments. Ken Lefolii investigates the pollutants DDT and PCB. Stephen Dewar examines the increase in auto prices. Those commenting include: Minister of Consumer and Corporate Affairs S. Ronald Basford; Karl Scott of Ford Canada; Senator Gaylord Nelson, Chair of the Senate Sub-Committee on Monopoly; and Ralph Nader.

Oct 5, 1969 - Hosted by Jack McGaw. Leader of the New Democratic Party Tommy Douglas comments at a news conference on the arrest of his daughter, Shirley Sutherland, on weapons charges. W5 comments on the Aleutian underground nuclear tests. Heinz Avigdor visits Lakecrest Camp for young girls with weight problems. Ken Lefolii reports from Chicago on the trial of eight political protestors for violating the anti-riot act during the Democratic nomination convention in 1968. Those who comment include: David Dellinger, defendant; William Kunstler, defence counsel; Abby Hoffman, defendant; Marc Kadish of the National Lawyers Guild; two anonymous members of the Weathermen, a radical faction of the Students for a Democratic Society; and Fred Hampton, Chairman of the Illinois Chapter of the Black Panthers. Stephen Dewar recaps last week's item on the North American auto industry. Excerpts from interviews with United States Senator Gaylord Nelson and consumer advocate Ralph Nader are replayed. Canada's Consumer and Corporate Affairs Minister Ron Basford gives his views on car prices, efficiency and performance. Prime Minister Lester B. Pearson comments on his report "Partners in Development" which establishes foreign aid goals for wealthy nations.

Oct 19, 1969 - Hosted by Jack McGaw. Children are asked what they think about war. The song "Sing Out Montreal", written for the Montreal Grey Cup, is played over scenes of Canadian Football League games and riots. W5 visits a Red Cross blood donor clinic at a high school to illustrate the prevalence of drug use. Nurses and blood bank director Dr. D.M. Wrobel comment on how much blood has to be discarded because the donors are using drugs. Norm Perry discusses the use of amphetamines with Sandy, a teenager who injects speed, and psycho-pharmacologist Bill Clement. Ken Lefolii reports from Paris, France on the moratorium on the Vietnam peace talks. Warner Troyer visits Canada's first coeducational dormitory, located at Carleton University in Ottawa. W5 examines the case of Jimmy [Autry], a United States Naval deserter who was deported from Halifax under the provisions of the Canadian Defence Forces Act.

Oct 26, 1969 - Hosted by Jack McGaw with comments by Warner Troyer. Governor General Roland Michener talks about the environment in excerpts from the Throne Speech. A Ben Wicks' cartoon about pollution controls coming too late follows. Ellen Simmons reports from Winnipeg on the University of Manitoba's practice of pumping raw sewage into the Red River. Ken Lefolii examines the military dictatorship that is governing Greece. Lefolii interviews former Minister of Industry John Zigdis about the abuses of the current regime. Stephen Dewar speaks with the Martin [Loney], President of the Canadian Union of Students, about the demise of the organization. Kelly Crichton looks at the New Democratic Party's Winnipeg policy convention that is opening in two days. She interviews Mel Watkins about his manifesto that calls for the NDP to become a socialist party. Commenting on the manifesto are Ontario MPP Stephen Lewis and various party members. W5 looks at the duties of the Governor General. McGaw updates the stories of Jimmy [Autry], U.S. Navy deserter, and about the Red Cross receiving blood from teenagers, tainted from their drug use. McGaw previews next week's report on Allan King's film A MARRIED COUPLE. Lefolii files a report from Beirut on hostilities between the Lebanese Army and Syrian commandos.

Nov 2, 1969 - Hosted by Jack McGaw with commentary by Warner Troyer. W5 reports on the development of a biodegradable, non-phosphorous detergent by University of Toronto student Gerry Flynn. Max Keeping reports on the Newfoundland Liberal leadership convention. Dr. C. Baxter discusses using polygraphs to measure the "emotions" of plants. Kelly Crichton reports on the New Democratic Party's Winnipeg policy convention where Mel Watkin's manifesto was debated. Those commenting include: Laurier LaPierre; Mel Watkins; and David Lewis. Ken Lefolii reports on Palestinian refugees who have been in Lebanon since being forced out of Israel in 1948. Shifh El Hourk, head of the Palestinian Liberation Organization in Lebannon, comments. Director Allan King discusses his new film, A MARRIED COUPLE, with a group of couples and the film's stars Billy and Antoinette Edwards. Includes clips of the film.

Nov 9, 1969 - Hosted by Jack McGaw with comments by Warner Troyer. W5 investigates Ontario Hydro's contribution to the acid rain problem. A Ben Wicks cartoon about pollution follows. Stephen Dewar asks Federal Resources Minister John Greene whether the government could ban phosphate detergents. Ken Lefolii goes on patrol with Israeli border guards. "Maxi" fashions are compared to "mini" fashions. Finance Minister Edgar Benson discusses his white paper on tax reform with Troyer and Dewar. Kelly Crichton investigates teaching toddlers with electronic toys designed by Dr. Sheridan Speeth. McGaw then discusses pre-school education with Speeth and Tom Ryan of Carleton University's Psychology Department. Transportation Minister Donald Jamieson comments on federal auto standards. Consumer advocate Ralph Nader discusses the safety of car bumpers and Dewar compares a 1969 bumper to one from a Model T. Troyer and Dalton Camp discuss pollution, people and the military in Canada's North. McGaw previews a report on the generation gap.

Nov 16, 1969 - Hosted by Warner Troyer and Jack McGaw. Troyer reports on Montreal cancelling the Santa Claus parade under a new by-law. Ken Lefolii reports from Washington about the March of Death being held by anti-Vietnam peace protestors. This march is compared to protests by young revolutionaries advocating a civil war and by the Silent Center, who support the government's policy on Vietnam. W5 surveys six family members, spaning three generations, about their religious beliefs. Father Arthur Gibson comments on artificial intelligence and the existence of other intelligent life. W5 takes a group of kids to the Ontario Science Centre. A Toronto group protesting water pollution holds a funeral for the Don River. Troyer discusses viewer mail about the story on Resources Minister John Greene and biodegradable soap. McGaw previews next week's interview of British anthropologist [Ashleigh Montague].

Nov 23, 1969 - Hosted by Jack McGaw and Warner Troyer. Ken Lefolli reports on the Liberal Thinkers Conference being held in Harrison Hot Springs, British Columbia. McGaw presents the cartoon feature WHAT ON EARTH, in which Martians mistake cars to be the real inhabitants of Earth. Joan McLellan visits the offices and a meeting of Toronto based Pollution Probe. Ella Bremner, a landfill site operator, discusses the regulations governing dumps and the different types of waste. A tanker of liquid industrial waste is seen being unloaded. James Thomas, editor of the "Stowville Tribune" discusses the pollution of the town's water from local dumps. Stephen Dewar interviews A.J. Rae, head of Lever Detergents of Canada and representative of the Committee For Water Quality, about the banning of phosphorous detergents. W5 visits a school where children are communicating through art. Those featured in the report include: David Gladstone, Vice-Principal; Gerald Gladstone, sculpture; and Linda Stewart, potter. Troyer then reports on aid flights to Biafra.

Dec 2, 1969 - Hosted by Jack McGaw with commentary by Warner Troyer. McGaw and Troyer update the following stories from previous programs: an inquiry has been called into the death of Black Panther Chapter Leader Fred Hampton; Pollution Probe has successfully lobbied to ban DDT; workers portrayed by the Canadian Chamber of Commerce as undesirable are making toys for needy children. John Lennon and Yoko Ono give their views on peace. Includes a film on them by [Jonas Mikas] set to Lennon's song "Cold Turkey". Heinz Avigdor reports from Public School 87 in New York City where children are being taught math by computers. Ken Lefolii sarcastically illustrates that bureaucrats are always right by reporting on the following stories: cuts to funding of the Company of Young Canadians; the firing of disabled veterans who are now employees of the federal government; George Chuvalo being forced to fight by the Canadian Boxing Association; and the case of economist [Kazimierz Laski] who has been denied permission to emigrate to Canada. Troyer interviews Russell Horsburg, a former United Church minister. Horsberg was charged in 1964 with contributing to the sexual delinquency of juveniles and in 1968 was exonerated. Horsburg discusses trying to get his job back. W5 updates a previous story on biodegradable, non-phosphorous detergent. Student Gerry Flynn of the University of Toronto and Professor Philip Jones comment on the soap. Troyer reports on the bombing of a Can-Air relief to Biafra.

Dec 7, 1969 - Hosted by Jack McGaw with commentary by Warner Troyer. Heinz Avigdor visits [Erinwood Dog Hotel]. Troyer interviews Dale [Schofield], who runs a petroleum waste refinery, and John [Hayman], Director of the Ontario government's Waste Management Board, about industrial waste. Norm Perry reports on the work of Elizabeth Kubler Ross, psychiatrist and death researcher. Perry speaks to Ross and sits in on a session with a terminally ill woman. Ken Lefolii reports from Vienna on the case of economist [Kazimierz Laski] who has been denied permission to emigrate to Canada.

Dec 14, 1969 - Hosted by Jack McGaw and Warner Troyer. A previous story on the banning of phosphate detergents is updated. The President of Lever Detergents A.S. Rae comments. Norm Perry interviews Barbara Seaman, author of "The Doctor's Case Against the Pill" about the risks to users of the birth control pill. Troyer moderates a discussion by medical specialists who comment on Seaman's fears. Farley Mowat discusses his new book "The Boat Who Wouldn't Float". Ken Lefolii investigates the death of Fred Hampton, leader of the Illinois Chapter of the Black Panthers, in a shootout with Chicago police. (Norm Perry's interview of Barbara Seaman was originally conducted for his program PERRY'S PROBE that was broadcast on CFTO.)

Jan 4, 1970 - Begins with a brief review of world problems, such as the famine in Biafra; streeters on hangover cures; and a look at inflation. The government's efforts to fight inflation are examined. Clips of Pierre Elliott Trudeau are included.

Jan 18, 1970 - Hosted by Jack McGaw and Warner Troyer. Previous stories are updated: Russell Horsburg has been reinstated as a United Church minister after being cleared of contributing to the sexual delinquency of a juvenile; and [Nick Ola], a Canadian attending school in the United States, is back home after being arrested for draft dodging. Norm Perry interviews the Director of the Jewish Defence League about the group's aims. Professor [Carlisle], Head of Biology at Trent University, demonstrates how he tests toys for DDT. [Carlisle] and Dr. Ernest [Mastromateo] of the Ontario Environmental Health Division, discuss DDT in toys with Troyer. Heinz Avigdor asks people on the street in Brooklyn whether Canada should accept US army deserters. George Frajlcor reports on the victory of Robert Bourassa at the Quebec Liberal Leadership Convention. Troyer interviews Father Kevin Doheny and Father Michael Doheny about the war and famine in Biafra. Norm Perry discusses Canada's most wanted list with an RCMP Inspector. Criminal [Real Chaquette] is profiled.

Jan 25, 1970 - Hosted by Jack McGaw and Warner Troyer. Ken Lefolii reports from the Mekong River Delta on the South Vietnamese taking over management of the war from the Americans. Nathan Cott, founder of Flying Without Fear, and members of the organization discuss their fears. Jim Autry is a deserter from the American Navy who in October was arrested in Halifax and deported to Boston. His lawyer, Harvey Silverglate, discusses the case with Troyer. Dr. Jeffrey Bishop, Director of the Drug Advisory Bureau, discusses the safety of the birth control pill with Troyer. Norm Perry profiles John [Klauser], a criminal on Canada's most wanted list.

Jan 31, 1970 - "Tsar to Lenin" Jack McGaw narrates a 1936 documentary on the birth of communism in Russia.

Feb 1, 1970 - Hosted by Jack McGaw and Warner Troyer. Stephen Dewar reports on air pollution in Springhill, Nova Scotia. Ken Lefolii goes on gunboat patrol in the Mekong River Delta. Robert Bourassa, leader of the Quebec Liberal Party, comments on René Lévesque. Jeanne Sauvé then interviews Levesque about Bourassa. Norm Perry participates in an experiment on telepathy and dreams at the Carl Meninger Dream Laboratory in New York City. W5 investigates the sale of DDT in Ontario although it has been illegal since January. Barney Altwerger, Canada's third most wanted man, is profiled.

Feb 8, 1970 - Hosted by Jack McGaw and Warner Troyer. Ken Lefolii reports from the Mekong River Delta on the work of the South Vietnamese Engineering Corps. Norm Perry talks with transsexual Harold Hunter. Stephen Dewar investigates the cost of cosmetic damage to automobiles. Jack Humphry of the Insurance Bureau of Canada comments. A Ben Wicks' cartoon on cars follows. Criminal Ronald Bernard is profiled. Kelly Crichton reports on the damage birds do to air planes. W5 visits the Toronto meeting of the Canadian Council for Fair Taxation. Stephen Dewar interviews John Bulloch, the council's Secretary General, about why his organization does not support the Federal Government's White Paper on Tax Reform.

Feb 22, 1970 - Hosted by Jack McGaw. Dr. Philip Jones and Gerry Flynn, developers of a phosphate free detergent, test their product at a laundromat. Heinz Avigdor interviews members of the Pussycats, a group of New York women who don't agree with the feminist movement. Hugh Winsor gets the feminists' view on the Pussycats from: Jackie Brown, New Democratic Party organizer; Marg Daly, "Toronto Star" reporter; and Dorothy Curzon, chartered accountant. W5 visits Banff, Alberta where residents are upset over the federal government increasing rents in the park. Senator Gordon Cameron debates Minister of National Parks Jean Chrétien on the issue. McGaw interviews Dennis McDermott, Canadian Director of the United Auto Workers Union, about labour's role in fighting inflation. Stephen Dewar reports on mercury poisoning. Ken Lefolii moderates a discussion on the need for environmental legislation.

May 31, 1970 - Hosted by Jack McGaw. Minister of Finance Edgar Benson holds a news conference on the state of the Canadian dollar. Stephen Dewar interviews Dr. E.P. Neufeld, economist at the University of Toronto, about Benson's statements. Kelly Crichton reports on the state of emergency in Trinidad and Tobago with comments by Dr. Best, economist, and Darryl Dean, a West Indian in Toronto. McGaw presents CZECHOSLOVAKIA 1968, an Oscar winning documentary short on the history of Czechoslovakia from 1918 to 1968. Dr. Margaret Mead, anthropologist, William Davis, editor of "Punch", and Guerin Ohlin, Swedish economist, discuss how and why we grow, with Stephen Dewar.

Jun 28, 1970 - Hosted by Jack McGaw. Bruce Philips moderates an interview session with Prime Minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau. From Halifax, Kingsley Brown, university extension specialist, questions Trudeau about regional development. Evelyn Dumas of the "Montreal Star" discusses the political problems of Quebec. From Toronto, author Farley Mowat asks about northern development and journalist June Callwood asks about abortion and the legislation of private morality. From Winnipeg, graduate student Harold Chorney asks about regional economic disparity and foreign ownership. From Calgary, journalist Pat Carney asks about Canada's economic situation.

Oct 24, 1970 - "The Foreign Fishing Invasion" Documentary on foreign fishing operations in Canadian coastal waters and on the effect of over-fishing on the fishing industry. Jack McGaw introduces the program and reviews the history of foreign fishing along Canadian coasts as the Newfoundland Student Militia Battalion manoeuvres on the Fort St. John parade ground. Sequences on Polish and Russian ships moored to wharves in St. John's harbour. Old fishermen work with hand lines and comment, voice over, on dwindling fish populations. Jack Davis, Fisheries Minister, appears several times throughout the film to talk about the problems caused by foreign fishing fleets. Shots of the Newfoundland Falcon, the biggest fishing vessel in the Canadian fleet. The camera focuses on fish unloading operations in St. John's and in Lunenberg and on fish processing and packaging. Long sequences on Russian fishing operations on the west coast. Aerials of large fishing vessels. A Canadian fishing captain explains how they operate. Other fishermen voice their anger at the presence of foreigners. The Canadian Fisheries Protection ship Canu, sails about and communicates with headquarters on the activities of the Russian ships. Shots of the Canadian draggers at work. Numerous views of a large Russian factory ship, of large fishing vessels, from various angles and distances. The sound track speaks of Canadian plans to extend the limit of territorial waters to the edge of the continental shelf. Jack Davis comments. Shots of a Russian liner, its railings lined with curious passengers, hover near fishing vessels. Conference between Russian and Canadian representatives in Ottawa disucssing West Coast fisheries. Sequence on salmon fishing boats unloading, salmon processing and canning plants at work. Newfoundland outport with Davis talking about the plight of the residents.

Dec 19, 1970 - Hosted by Jack McGaw. THE AUDITOR GENERAL. Stephen Dewar reports on attempts by the federal government to decrease the ability of the Auditor General to criticise government policy. C.M. Drury, President of the Treasury Board, and Alf Hales, Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee, comment on the role of the Auditor General. POLITICS IN GRANITE. Albert Speer, who was the second most important man in the Third Reich, comments on Adolph Hitler's architectural designs. A ONE SIDED MINORITY REPORT. Ken Lefolii reports on the suspension of civil liberties under the War Measures Act. Those commenting include: David MacDonald, Progressive Conservative Member of Parliament; Robert Bouchard, Quebec union official; Claude Lemelin, Quebec journalist; Pierre Berton, Ontario journalist; Frank Armbruster, American military analyst; and Roger Fisher, Harvard Law School.

Feb 13, 1972 - Vietnam Insight News Special

Feb 25, 1973 - GIVE US THIS DAY OUR DAILY BREAD — This special CTV study goes beyond the limitations of earlier nutritional testing, including the over-processed and junk foods available today.

Apr 8, 1973 - (Inquiry) "To Your Health"

Jun 17, 1973 - (Inquiry) "Energy Crisis"

Aug 19, 1973 - (Inquiry) "To Your Health." This program investigates the medical and social consequences of alcohol abuse.

Sep 16, 1973 - (Inquiry) "Give Us This Day Our Daily Bread." A report on food, food value, nutrition, and eating. The program produced by Jack McGaw, dispels the belief that children know instinctively what is good for them to eat.

Nov 4, 1973 - (Inquiry) "Hear No Evil, See no Evil." A look at invasion of privacy: industrial espionage, eavesdropping and political snooping.

Dec 23, 1973 - (Inquiry) "Year Ender"

Apr 21, 1974 - (Inquiry) "Keep Out of Reach of Adults"

Oct 27, 1974 - (Inquiry) Margaret Trudeau Special.

Nov 16, 1974 - (Inquiry) "The Big Put On"

Jan 5, 1975 - (Inquiry) Credit Card Spending

May 17, 1975 - "Violence on TV"

Sep 21, 1975 - Documentary on industrial health hazards: case study of asbestosis in Baie Verte, Newfoundland and silicosis in St. Lawrence, Newfoundland. Host, Carole Taylor

Jun 6, 1976 - (Inquiry) "New Slick Old Lace"

Aug 15, 1976 - (Inquiry) "Bang Bang Dead"

Dec 12, 1976 - (Inquiry) In light of the recent victory of the Parti québécois in Québec, Jim Reed and Bob Reguly present an inquiry report on a French subversive campaign in Québec which has been stage-managed since the early 60's by two agents of the government of France during the administration of General Charles de Gaulle, namely Philippe Rossillon and Xavier Deniau. In a second part, the program presents the first major public opinion survey of English Canada since the Québec election, and examines the implications of a PQ government in Québec with regards to the future of Confederation. Includes interviews with two constitutional experts, Frank Scott and Jacques-Yvan Morin; Kim [Abbot] of the New Federalist Movement; John Robarts, former Premier of Ontario; and Judge Robert Cliche.

Dec 17, 1976 - Sick Kids Hospital

Dec 21, 1976 - Children's Hospital - The real-life drama that occurs every day in Toronto's Hospital for Sick Children.

Dec 26, 1976 - "A Conversation with the Prime Minister" CTV's Ottawa Bureau Chief, Bruce Phillips, talks with the Prime Minister of Canada, Pierre Elliott Trudeau, about the rise of separatism in Quebec since the victory of the Parti québécois and the problems facing Confederation.

Jan 16, 1977 - Scheduled segments include a profile of actress Marisa Berenson ("Barry Lyndon"); and an interview with author Arthur Hailey ("The Moneychangers"). Also: how peat moss is used to remove excess oil and mercury from water. Jack McGaw is the host of the series. (60 min.)

Feb 22, 1977 - Gail Scott examines recent California legislation that gives terminally ill patients the right to stop any extraordinary efforts being made to keep them alive. Isabel Bassett takes former Newfoundland Premier Joey Small wood to lunch. Ruth Fremes searches for good wines at moderate prices.

Apr 3, 1977 - Scheduled: An interview with Ontario Ombudsman Arthur Maloney; and a report on the rapid growth of bicycling. Host: Jack McGaw. (60 min.)

Sep 25, 1977 - (CTV Reports Debut) Peter Trueman is the host of this magazine program to be seen twice a week. On Sunday it deals with issues in Canada and abroad, and in a half hour on Thursday it examines items of national interest. The first hour, from Sydney, N.S., looks at the effects of unemployment on society and national unity. (60 min.)

Oct 2, 1977 - (CTV Reports) From the White House, an interview with Zbigniew Brzezinski, President Carter's Assistant for National Security. A former Canadian, he talks about MPs, hockey and relations with the U.S. Also: an interview with Israeli Prime Minister Menahem Begin on his country's confrontations with the White House. (60 min.)

Oct 6, 1977 - (CTV Reports) Throughout the season, the series will attempt to gauge the mood of Canadians by talking to three families: a Quebec farm household, an immigrant Pakistani family living in Toronto and an upper-middle-class family from Vancouver.

Oct 16, 1977 - (CTV Reports) A report on recent issues affecting Canadian unity, including the role of the Armed Forces in Quebec and the dispute over a French-only school in rural Essex County, Ontario. Also: Dr. Camille Laurin, Quebec's minister of education, discusses the implications of Bill 101; and Bruce Phillips profiles the Governor General. Hosts: Peter Trueman, Andre Payette. Reporter: Michael Maclear. (60 min.)

Oct 20, 1977 - (CTV Reports) TV coverage of proceedings in the House of Commons began this week. This program examines the extent of that coverage on home screens and what viewers may expect to see.

Oct 30, 1977 - (CTV Reports) The plight of Canadian tourism is examined. Canadians aren't traveling in this country, and neither is anyone else, according to reporter Peter True-man. He points out that from Toronto a one-way charter trip to London costs $164 while the cheapest oneway to Vancouver is $191. The program looks at the charter business and its regulation in Canada, and goes to Banff, Alta,, to ask why its tourist business is off. (60 min.)

Dec 11, 1977 - (CTV Reports) If we are what we eat, we could all be in trouble, according to this report. There are chemical additives in many canned foods, of course, but even fresh foods now come to market bearing the residues of pesticides and weed killers. Who's at fault? The program blames farmers who spray excessively and the federal government for not informing the public of the potential dangers and for promoting pesticide use. (60 min.)

Jan 26, 1978 - (CTV Reports) Is terrorism shaking the foundations of our democracy? CTV Reports asks this question and reviews the preventative measures taken to curb this modern-day phenomenon. Michael Maclear is host.

Mar 18, 1978 - Hosted by Henry Champ, Helen Hutchinson and Jim Reed. Helen Hutchinson presents THE FONDA SYNDROME, on the life of Jane Fonda. Subjects include: Jane's family life; her husband Tom Hayden; her fight against the Vietnam war, and the Nixon government; the plot of her movie The China Syndrome (1979); her future film ideas; methods of reaching people; and other peoples' opinion of her. Henry Champ presents THE GOOD STIFF FIST, involving the violent nature of football (soccer) fans in Europe. Subjects include: the Millwall Lions, London, and the violent nature of the fans; the idea of drinking and fighting as a natural event at a soccer game; underlying political, religious, and economic reasons for the fighting; methods of inciting riots; police and security needed at the games; and the presence of the National Front Fascist organization passing out material at the games. Jim Reed presents THE ODDS ON 20/20, about myopia (nearsightedness). Subjects include: the correction of myopia using a process known as Ortho-K, which uses hard contact lenses to reshape the cornea; possible dangers of the procedure; lack of funds for the University of Waterloo's Optometry Department to research the process; and questions of who should be conducting this type of experiments. The segment WHO ARE THEY NOW examines the issues surrounding the sex-change operation of George William Jorgensen, Jr. to Christine Jorgensen.

Apr 6, 1978 - (CTV Reports) A report on the Mexican government's large-scale destruction of poppy fields in an effort to curb heroin trafficking. Michael Maclear is host.

May 24, 1978 - A abbreviated version of the weekly public affairs series W5 hosted by Henry Champ, Helen Hutchinson and Jim Reed. Helen Hutchinson introduces Jim Reed and Henry Champ as co-hosts of W5. Champ and Reed then outline the types of stories that W5 will be covering in the upcoming season.

Oct 1, 1978 - Hosted by Henry Champ, Helen Hutchinson and Jim Reed. Henry Champ presents MARGARET'S ROCKY ROAD. This interview is filmed on the set of OASIS, a B-rated movie Margaret Trudeau stars in. Subjects include: Margaret Trudeau's search for herself; her aspirations to become an actress; the current state of her marriage; romances with other men; her popularity in Europe as opposed to in Canada; the plot of the story OASIS; and her difficulty in speaking French for her role. Helen Hutchinson presents PAY NOW, SMILE LATER, about the cost of dental care. Subjects include: the experience of dental care from the perspective of the patient; the rapid rise in the cost of dental care; dental nurses as an inexpensive alternative to expensive dental work in Saskatchewan and their impact on the dental profession; and poorly maintained teeth as a low- income phenomenon. Jim Reed presents THE PEOPLE VS. ROVER, involving the growing popularity of the dog as a pet in North America. Subjects include: the rise in popularity of the Doberman Pinscher as a pet; the idea of the dog as a protector for its owner; statistics about dog bites in North America; interviews of dog bite victims; scenes of dog euthanasia at the city of Toronto's pound; and the potential effects of dog faeces and the 'stoop and scoop' laws created. The segment WHO ARE THEY NOW examines ex-sprinters John Landy from Australia and Roger Bannister from Britain.

Oct 5, 1978 - "The Pawns of Power" Program dealing with the move of federal civil servants to Hull and its consequences on Ottawa's economy, Hull site, French and English relations, federal and provincial relations. With interviews of Judd Buchanan, minister of Public Works, Veronica Seal, civil servant, Jean Pigott, member of Parliament, Andy Stewart from the Public Service Alliance, and Lorry Greenberg, former Mayor of Ottawa. Host/reporter, Jim Reed

Oct 8, 1978 - Hosted by Henry Champ, Helen Hutchinson and Jim Reed. Jim Reed presents THE BOMB IN OUR BACKYARD, about the dangers of natural gas. Subjects include: the shipping of liquid natural gas (LNG) and its benefits; places in which LNG is stored in Canada; the inability of fire departments to control large leaks of LNG; examples of disasters at Staten Island, New York, and Cleveland, Ohio; Lorneville, New Brunswick's welcoming the storage of LNG because of the resulting economic benefits; and American congressional reports which conclude LNG should not be stored near highly-populated areas. Helen Hutchinson presents CAMP OFF, involving a camp designed for overweight kids from ages 8-18 which encourages them to lose weight. Subjects include: overweight kids viewed as handicapped; the tendency for overweight children to learn bad eating habits from their parents; and the average weight loss of the campers. Henry Champ presents MYSTERY ON THE MOORS, about the Jeremy Thorpe Affair in Devon, England. Subjects include: Norman Valentine Scott's allegations of attempted murder by Jeremy Thorpe; Thorpe's charges of conspiracy to commit murder; romantic involvement between Scott and Thorpe; Thorpe's popularity in British politics; and allegations from attempted murderer Andrew Newton regarding Thorpe and David Holmes' conspiring to kill Scott. The segment WHO ARE THEY NOW focuses on the life and times of Betty Hutton.

Oct 15, 1978 - Hosted by Henry Champ, Helen Hutchinson and Jim Reed. Henry Champ presents DEATH LIST NO. 1 ARRIGO LEVI, about protection measures taken by Arrigo Levi, Chief Editor of Lastompa, Torine, Italy, against the Red Brigade Marxist Terrorist group. Subjects include: security measures taken by Arrigo Levi; incidents of killing and knee-capping by the Red Brigade of other Italian newspaper icons; and Eagle 12, an anti-terrorist group designed to combat the Red Brigades. Jim Reed presents THE PAWNS OF POWER, about the move of selected government offices from Ottawa to Hull. Subjects include: legislation denoting Hull as part of the National Capital Region; questions of the practicality of the move; poor communication to civil servants regarding
the move; the lack of a master plan for the move; the logic of moving employees across the river to a province that is intent on separation; and increased French/English tension due to the move. Helen Hutchinson presents INVASION OF THE SWAMP CREATURES, involving the removal of the Florida alligator from the endangered species list. The segment WHO ARE THEY NOW features Herb Morrison, the broadcaster who was on the scene of the Hindenburg disaster of 6 May 1937.

Oct 22, 1978 - Hosted by Henry Champ, Helen Hutchinson and Jim Reed. Jim Reed presents CASTLES THAT CRUMBLE, about problems in the construction of new homes in Canada. Subjects include: Peter Lorimer, new home owner whose house is literally falling apart; the people responsible for the poor construction; the lack of legal avenues for home owners once the home warranty has expired; examples of condominiums with poor construction; issues of protection for home consumers; and the education of new home buyers. Henry Champ presents THE COUNTRY GIRL, a profile of Canadian country singer Carol Baker. Subjects include: the popularity of Canada's country music; the success and experiences of Carol Baker; the possibilities of international success; how she creates songs; and footage from the country music awards ceremony in Regina, Saskatchewan. Helen Hutchinson presents DYING TO BE THIN, involving the disease anorexia nervosa. Subjects include: anorexia patients and their struggles; steps to anorexic recovery; percentages of those who recover, those who die and those who struggle with it for life; girls affected by anorexia; and the responsibility of families and society as a whole for the popularity of anorexia. The segment WHO ARE THEY NOW examines the life and times of Diana Dors.

Oct 29, 1979 - Hosted by Henry Champ, Helen Hutchinson and Jim Reed. Henry Champ presents A HOUSE DIVIDED. Subjects include: suspicions that the World Council of Churches (WCC) has financial backing from left-wing guerrillas and Marxist governments; the murder of Salvation Army missionaries by guerrilla terrorists; interview with Archbishop Edward Scott, head of the Anglican Church and his alleged financial link to guerrilla terrorists including, Robert [McGalbrey]; the WCC's dominance by third world developing countries; and suspicion that the WCC adheres to Marxist ideologies of the WCC. Jim Reed then presents THE MUSIC MANIPULATORS. Subjects include: music by mass production; the Canada Jam production; Canada's concert business; the success of Canadian band Triumph; the dominance of the United States in the music industry; quality issues of records produced in Canada; and music retail industry economics. Helen Hutchinson presents EVERYTHING TO SNEEZE AT. Subjects include: the importance of early detection of allergies in children; ways to avoid allergic reactions; a lack of emphasis related to allergies in medical training; a medical description of an allergy; and the growing occurrence of allergies in children. The segment WHO ARE THEY NOW examines the survivors of a mining accident in Nova Scotia.

Nov 12, 1978 - Hosted by Henry Champ, Helen Hutchinson and Jim Reed. Henry Champ presents YOURS FOR LIFE, about a scandal between the British-owned Standard Life Assurance of Canada and the Canadian-owned Manufacturers Life. Subjects include: Standard Life informing Finance Minister Jean Chrétien of plans to shut down operations in Canada, blaming Québec; allegations of Standard Life taking 200 million dollars out of the Canadian branch upon sale to Manufacturers Life; interview with the General Manager of British Standard Life, David Donald; and the sale as one of the largest corporate acquisitions in Canada. Jim Reed presents THE WINNIPEG WARBLER, involving Winnipeg Lawyer, Harvey [Pollock] and his other aspirations to make whistling a more recognized form of music. Subjects include: his fortune as a lawyer and his fame as a whistler; his upcoming album entitled THE WHISTLER; and his experience whistling with the Winnipeg Symphony. Helen Hutchinson presents WHO SHALL EASE THE PAIN, about the medicinal uses of hardcore narcotics. Subjects include: the possible use of cocaine and heroin for ease of pain in cancer patients; interview with a cancer patient; the use of marijuana to ease the nausea of chemotherapy, and the effects of glaucoma; heroin as an addictive narcotic, and the social stigma attached to the use of the drug. The segment WHO ARE THEY NOW profiles Paul Henderson, a player on the Canadian hockey team who scored the series-winning goal versus the Soviet Union on 28 September 1972. His lacklustre performance as a professional hockey player and newfound Christianity are discussed.

Nov 26, 1978 - Hosted by Henry Champ, Helen Hutchinson and Jim Reed. Jim Reed presents DOG DAY II, about the true story behind the creation of the Warner Brothers film DOG DAY AFTERNOON staring Al Pacino. Subjects include: the release of John Wojtowitcz from jail after six years; the events of and reason for the bank robbery on 22 August 1972; the effect of Hollywood on the true story; and the popularity of Wojtowitcz and his story. Helen Hutchinson presents EYE IN THE SKY, about a site in Zaire, Africa which is launching spy satellites for other countries. Subjects include: Zaire's release of authority over 100 square kilometres of land to the Orbital Launch and Rocket Company (OTRAG); the military background of OTRAG representatives; Otrag's colonial control over the air space; and the unrestricted use of the land and air space. Henry Champ presents THE EMPEROR'S NEW CLOTHES, about the career of clothing designer Pierre Cardin. Subjects include: Cardin's popularity, views of beauty, background, early beginnings in fashion, diversity of his clothing styles, and futuristic furniture designs; the size of his empire; and the prices of his clothing. The segment WHO ARE THEY NOW examines Nelson Rockefeller's art collection, and his encouraging the state to put more money into artistic development.

Dec 3, 1978 - Hosted by Henry Champ, Helen Hutchinson and Jim Reed. Jim Reed presents SEX AND THE DRINKING DOLLAR, about the growing sex trade due to new liquor licenses. Subjects include: interviews of club and restaurant owners who have switched to using topless servers and are turning a large profit; the 'loosening up' of the liquor license board; allegations that the liquor laws in Ontario are promoting prostitution; types of women who work at the establishments; and the presence of pimps at the locations. Helen Hutchinson presents THE GIFT TO GROW, involving the increased need for organ donations, particularly of pituitary gland for children with growth problems. Subjects include: the shortage of the necessary growth hormone in Canada; children who have and haven't been given the hormone and how it has effected their lives; the frustration on the part of families over the low supply of the gland; and a bill tabled in the legislature by Ontario Solicitor-General Roy McMurtry requiring the removal of the pituitary gland during autopsies. Henry Champ presents A MATTER OF DEGREE, which covers North America's surplus of aspiring medical students. Subjects include: North American students attending St. George University, Grenada; the high cost of both offshore and domestic medical degrees; and the need for a minimum acceptable degree of schooling for medicine. The segment WHO ARE THEY NOW features Ralph Nader, consumer activist and author of UNSAFE AT ANY SPEED.

Dec 17, 1978 - Hosted by Henry Champ, Helen Hutchinson and Jim Reed. Henry Champ presents ANYTHING HE SAYS, about a Toronto-based cult named People Searching Inside (PSI). Subjects include: hypnotism and mind-bending of the group; the teachings of PSI leader Joe [DePalm]; interviews of former PSI members; sexual relationships within the cult; allegations of [DePalm's] temper, aggression and paranoia; footage of cult proceedings; and methods of breaking the newcomers' individuality. Helen Hutchinson presents THE BITCHING TIME IS OVER, focussing on 27-year-old Canadian millionaire Ron Miller. Subjects include: the effects of the oil boom in Alberta; details of Miller's occupation; Miller's own struggle against bone cancer; and his work and leisure activities. Jim Reed presents FOUR MINUTES TO LIVE, about emergency-response healthcare. Subjects include: the need for paramedics in Ontario; Vancouver, Calgary, and Medicine Hat as the only places in Canada with advanced pre-paramedical training and personnel; and patients who have been saved by CPR. The segment WHO ARE THEY NOW profiles former light-heavyweight boxing champion Archie Moore.

Jan 7, 1979 - Hosted by Henry Champ, Helen Hutchinson and Jim Reed. Jim Reed presents LITTLE GIRLS, about Hugh Hefner, the president of Playboy Magazine, and his daughter Christy, the heir to the magazine. Subjects include: the early days of the magazine; Playboy's attempt to entertain mind and body; Christy's aspirations to establish a magazine for women; the recent twenty-fifth anniversary of Playboy; and Hugh's idea of obscenity. Helen Hutchinson presents THE LONG ROAD BACK, about Francis Fox, involving former Solicitor-General Francis Fox's return to politics after having to resign. Subjects include: the nature of his confession and subsequent resignation; Fox's year off from politics; his new wife; and his decision to enter politics again. Henry Champ presents HOLLYWOOD OR BUST, about the mass emigration of French Canadians from Quebec to the state of Florida. Subjects include: French Canadians' displeasure with the political system in Quebec; the mass real estate boom of hotels in Florida due to French Canadians; opinions of residents of Florida; French/English tension; and the impact of the influx of French Canadians on retirement areas in Florida. The segment WHO ARE THEY NOW examines the life of "The Great Imposter" Fred Demara.

Jan 21, 1979 - Henry Champ, Jim Reed and Helen Hutchinson report on the new China, doctors who prescribe pills without requiring appointments, and the generally overlooked world of Canadian folk music.

Jan 28, 1979 - The high cost of fruit during winter months, the future of Hong Kong, and Donny and Marie Osmond are the topics of reports by Jim Reed, Henry Champ and Helen Hutchinson.

Feb 4, 1979 - Veteran actor David Niven and Roloff Beny, a recent visitor to Iran, are interviewed.

Feb 18, 1979 - Hosted by Henry Champ, Helen Hutchinson and Jim Reed. Jim Reed presents THE INTERDISCO AFFAIR, involving the federal government's Export Development Corporation (EDC) and Intercontinental Distillers. Subjects include: a deal between Pierre Latraverse and the EDC in which the EDC was to give Latraverse 2.8 million dollars for the construction of a distillery in St. Lucia, and why the EDC backed out of the plan mid-way through; the refusal by EDC representatives to comment when questioned regarding the Interdisco Affair; and interviews of various Canadian contractors who built parts for the plant but did not get reimbursed when the deal when sour. Henry Champ presents WEBSTER, a profile of Jack Webster, well-known British Columbia and radio talk show host. Subjects include: how he got started in radio; his heritage; his family; why he decided to take on morning television; topics of his show; people's admiration of him and his leisure activities.

Mar 11, 1979 - Originally scheduled was an exclusive interview with Margaret Trudeau, but the Ontario Supreme Court ordered CTV not to show it due to an injunction won by Ms Trudeau and the publishers of her book. Instead, scheduled topics were: legitimate and illegitimate tow-truck operations; Canadian developers building skyscrapers and subdivisions in the U.S. Helen Hutchinson, Jim Reed and Henry Champ are the reporters. (60 min.)

Mar 25, 1979 - The segment WHO ARE THEY NOW, examines Larry Adler, mouth-organist who had his career cut short due to being blacklisted during the cold war as a communist. A weekly public affairs series hosted by Henry Champ, Helen Hutchinson and Jim Reed. Jim Reed presents THE PHOSGENE FACTOR, about the mysterious outbreak of Legionnaire's disease, which killed 29 people and hospitalized another 150 following a July 21-26, 1976 meeting at the Bellevue-Stratford Hotel in Philadelphia. Subjects include: Dr. Norman Runsdorf, retired Brooklyn surgeon, who explains the outbreak as a chemical irritant caused by the breakdown of Freon in the air conditioner system; Dr. David Fraser of the Center for Disease Control in Atlanta, who states that the outbreak was brought on by a bacterial infection; and allegations that the disease control centre was forced to make a hasty decision that may be incorrect. Helen Hutchinson presents HEIRESS OF THE NIGHT, involving countess Helena De Silaghi who claims to be the last surviving relative to Vlad Tepes or Vlad the Impaler (Dracula). Subjects include: the origins of ingesting human blood; how she is related to Vlad; the myth of Dracula; and her out-of-body experiences and the resulting influence on her art pieces. Henry Champ presents A TOUCH OF CLASS, involving Ruskin College , Oxford, England as a residential adult school. Subjects include: Ruskin College as a provider of higher education for the working class; the privilege of achieving a higher education; the changes to the life of one student as a result of his graduation from Ruskin; and his employment status after graduation. The segment WHO ARE THEY NOW, examines Larry Adler, mouth-organist who had his career cut short due to being blacklisted during the cold war as a communist.

Apr 1, 1979 - Hosted by Henry Champ, Helen Hutchinson and Jim Reed. Henry Champ presents URSULA WHAT HAVE YOU DONE, about Ursula Najder who was refused a job at the Department of External Affairs. Subjects include: occurrences where some Canadians are denied security clearance because of their cultural heritage and Najder's denial of employment due to directive 11-3. Jim Reed presents ON MINE OWN, the story of one woman's determination to achieve despite her birth defects due to thalidomide. Subjects include: the guilt experienced by the parent of a baby affected by thalidomide; and a day in the life of thalidomide victim Elaine Dale of Grimsby, England. Helen Hutchinson presents A LITTLE LEARNING, about the benefits of pre-school to children. Subjects include: a pre-school in Nackawic, New Brunswick built by the town mill owner; pre-school as a method of enabling the mind to adapt to quicker learning; convincing parents of the usefulness of pre-schooling to children; and the importance of active participation of parents at the pre-school level. The segment WHO ARE THEY NOW focuses on Hoagy Carmichael, one of America's major composers of popular songs.

Apr 8, 1979 - This Sunday W5's Henry Champ will have a special report on the nuclear crises in Harrisburg, Penn. He will go behind the news stories to give viewers a comprehensive look at the disaster on the three mile island and he will tell Canadians how this nuclear accident may affect this country's nuclear program and Canada's unique reactors The Candus. Helen Hutchinson tells how "finger-math" has graduated from humble beginnings to become a business concern that is taking a lot of North American educators by storm; and Jim Reed visits writer, Matt Cohen.

Apr 22, 1979 - Scheduled topics include the fighting between Rhodesia's security forces and guerrillas. Helen Hutchinson, Jim Reed and Henry Champ. (60 min.)

Oct 7, 1979 - Henry Champ tells how Ottawa and CMHC have poured billions of dollars down the drain in subsidized housing programs. Helen Hutchinson finds how former star jockey Ron Turcotte is rebuilding his life after a fall that left him paralyzed and Jim Reed gives Canadians a very different look at the Middle East they don t understand.

Dec 2, 1979 - Scheduled: Reports on the level of preparedness of Canada's Armed Forces, and on a controversial federal project in Rivers, Man., to provide on the-job training for Indians. Also: how some Canadians are using computers to trace their Scottish ancestry. Helen Hutchinson, Jim Reed and Henry Champ are the hosts. (60 min.)

Dec 16, 1979 - Scheduled: Reports on the pornographic film and magazine business that exploits children, and how Nicaragua is recovering from its recent civil war. Also: a look at a mail-order bride business in Washington State. Helen Hutchinson, Jim Reed and Henry Champ are the hosts of the program. (60 min.)

Dec 23, 1979 - Jim Reed looks at the search for a cure for Multiple Sclerosis, Helen Hutchinson has a profile of Cardinal Carter, and Henry Champ reports on how Canadians are invading American television. Featured is a rare look at a Soviet exile community in Siberia.

Jan 13, 1980 - Scheduled: A discussion of whether the death penalty should be brought back to Canada; and a look at the economic considerations of running a small business and its effects on the Canadian economy Also: an interview with Robert Sangster, who breeds and owns Thoroughbred race horses in England and Ireland. Helen Hutchinson, Jim Reed and Henry Champ are the series hosts. (60 min.)

Jan 20, 1980 - Helen Hutchinson reports on open heart surgery, Henry Champ tells how Canadians are invading American television by taking over cable operations in many cities. Jim Reed describes the miserable lives of Bolivia's tin miners Also a look at the new breed of pool hall champions.

Feb 3, 1980 - Reporter Jim Reed explores the newest form of treatment for the mentally ill, it's therapy for the whole family. Helen Hutchinson looks at a Canadian device for saving gasoline and cutting pollution, it's finally on the market after 14 years of tests. Henry Champ has exclusive film of Afgan Rebels and a profile of the man who went behind the front lines to get it.

Feb 10, 1980 - Jim Reed finds sticky dealings under the suds of Canada's beer business; Henry Champ tells of the tragedy and the toll behind the current wave of arson. Helen Hutchinson profiles the three women at the top of their professions in the toughest town in the world.

Apr 27, 1980 - Scheduled segments include a report 11:35 on medical scientists who are leaving Canada in search of larger research grants; and a visit with fans of "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" at their New York convention. Helen Hutchinson, Jim Reed. (Repeat; 60 min.)

Oct 12, 1980 - This weekly newsmagazine series opens its 14th season with two medical stories: reports on the spread of herpes simplex disease in Canada, and a follow-up on the men involved in the 1958 cleanup operation at the Chalk River. Ont, nuclear reactor. Also: an examination of gasohol's potential as an energy source, and a look at the Famous People Players theatre group. (60 min.)

Dec 7, 1980 - Scheduled: A report on the fighting between Algerians and Moroccans in the western Sahara; and a profile of John Neville, the artistic director of the Neptune Theatre in Halifax. Hosts: Helen Hutchinson. Jim Reed. (60 min.)

Apr 19, 1981 - Henry Champ profiles Chapman Pincher, who spends most of his time exposing British spy scandals. Known in England as the "scourge of Whitehall," Pincher's latest revelations suggest that Sir Roger Hollis, former head of MI5, was really a KGB spy.

May 3, 1981 - Warren, R. Michael - Interview. Interview with Michael Warren, newly appointed President of the Canada Post Corporation.

Sep 20, 1981 - The 15th-season opener. Scheduled segments include a look at the growing problem of missing persons in North America, including interviews with Beth Cutcheon ("Still Missing"), and Julie and Stan Patz. parents of a missing boy. (60 min.)

Sep 27, 1981 - Scheduled: A look at the plight of some of Canada's disabled war veterans, including interviews with Cliff Chadderton of the War Amputees Association and Allan Solomon of the Canadian Pension Commission. Also: a study of Polish refugees who are jamming camps in Austria. (60 min.)

Nov 29, 1981 - Scheduled: A visit to West Berlin, now faced with great economic and social problems; and a look at the dangers confronting Canadian diplomats overseas, focusing on the embassy in Beirut. Also: profiles of Ted Harrison, successful Yukon artist and Jeanne Sauve, Speaker of the House of Commons. (60 min.)

Dec 20, 1981 - Henry Champ reports on experts' predictions that Canada will be facing a water crisis similar to the energy crisis in as little as ten years and Jim Reed visits the only school for Santas in North America.

Dec 26, 1982 - A retrospective of previous programs, including footage from the first show in 1966. Also: interviews with Joey Smallwood and Father David Bauer-Helen Hutchinson, Jim Reed, Henry Champ and Dennis McIntosh. (60 min.)

Mar 6, 1983 - This week, W-5 examines the difficult task Ghana faces in absorbing close to a million of its citizens expelled from neighbouring Nigeria; looks at the problem of stress in the police force; probes the questionable tactics of mortgage lending institutions; and profiles Terry McLaughlin, skipper of the Canada 1, who will be going after the prestigious America Cup sailing trophy.

Mar 20, 1983 - Tonight's program travels to Costa Rica to answer the question — Is it Central America's powder keg?, talks to the men who rode the rails about how today's hard times compare with the 30's; and looks at police stress.

Apr 24, 1983 - A special edition, "China Today," features CTV News Peking Bureau Chief Robert Hurst with an examination of such aspects as sex education and the People's Liberation Army. (Part 2)

Jan 1, 1984 - Newsmagazine with Helen Hutchinson, Jim Reed, Dennis McIntosh and Bill Cunningham. Tonight: A sobering look at the new face of terrorism, help for children of divorced parents; a look at a millionaire who wants to live like a hillbilly.

Sep 29, 1985 - "The Nuclear Fudge" Television documentary on Canadian uranium sales to the United States. The program exposes Canada's implication in the American nuclear arms build-up in spite of its proviso that the uranium be used solely for non-military purposes. Includes comments from Dr. Gordon Edwards, Canadian Coalition for Nuclear Responsibility; author William Arkin; Ed Broadbent, Leader of the New Democratic Party; Joe Clark, Minister of External Affairs and Warren Donnelly, of the U.S. Library of Congress.

Nov 10, 1985 - Helen Hutchinson looks at a new program to teach street kids to beat the street; Bill Cunningham looks at the mysterious world of fraudulent art; and Jim Reed profiles veteran politician George Hees.

Apr 27, 1986 - Scheduled: Reports on the American group Fundamentalists Anonymous; South African draft dodgers; and Quebec impressionist Andre Gagnon. Jim Reed, Helen Hutchinson, Dennis Mcintosh. (Repeat)

Nov 30, 1986 - (Special 30-minute edition) Celebrating its 20th season, it's North America's longest-running television magazine.

Dec 14, 1986 - W5 Celebrating its 20th season, it's North America's longest-running television magazine. With Helen Hutchinson, Jim Reed, Bill Cunningham, Dennis Mcintosh, and Harvey Kirck.

Nov 8, 1987 - This includes a report by Genevieve Westcott entitled A CASE OF INFLUENCE, about the circumstances of the release of convicted murderer Maisie Clark, age 62, from the Kingston Prison for Women. Clark was was convicted of second-
degree murder in 1981 after stabbing to death the new wife of her ex-husband. She was sentenced to life in prison, but was released five years before she was eligible for parole, under the seldom-used Royal Prerogative of Mercy, an ancient and little-known right of the Crown to override the judiciary in exceptional circumstances. Her release was brought about by a media campaign led by newspaper columnist June Callwood and supported by other high profile people including cabinet minister Flora MacDonald. Among the interviewees are members of the victim's family.

Nov 15, 1987 - Bill Cunningham reports on the case of Amy, a young native girl who spent 13 years in a white foster home. Last January she ended up in Children's Hospital in Winnipeg. She said that she had been sexually molested by a number of men and was threatening to kill herself. When she went back to her birthplace, the remote Lac Brochet reserve in northern Manitoba she no longer spoke the language of her natural parents and received no counselling to help her cope with the culture shock. Finally, a doctor helped her get away. Jim Reed reports on Dr. John Sarno of the Rusk Institute of New York University who says that back pain is caused by muscle spasms caused by stress. The medical establishment does not agree with Sarno. Reed interviews Dr. Sarno, a few of his patients and Dr. Hamilton Hall, a Canadian back specialist. Genevieve Westcott reports on the sport of practical pistol shooting, where participants run through a course, shooting guns at targets from behind walls, inside tunnels and from cars.

Nov 22, 1987 - Jim Reed follows a family from El Salvador up the underground railway across the United States, from Los Angeles, to St. Louis, Chicago, Detroit and then to Canada. He interviews people from religious groups who help the family along their way. Changes to Canada's refugee laws may make it more difficult for Central American refugees to settle in Canada. Genevieve Westcott looks at the plight of the Sekani Tribe of British Columbia. They live without electricity, indoor plumbing, adequate schooling or medical care, in Ingenika Point in the Rocky Mountain Trench of northern British Columbia. The tribe have survived without no help from the outside for almost 20 years, ever since their reserve lands were flooded by B.C. Hydro to make way for the W.A.C. Bennett Dam. Because they are legally squatters on provincial Crown land, they cannot receive funding from the federal government. Westcott speaks to Sekani Chief Gordon Pierre, Tribal Council Chief Ed John, a lawyer who has been fighting for reserve status for the tribe and many of the elders who remember when the flood came. She also interviews provincial and federal officials. Bill Cunningham examines a claim that the Wright brothers were not the first to fly a plane. Major Bill O"Dwyer, a retired American Air Force officer, says that the first flight was made in 1901 by a man named Gustav Whitehead. Cunningham interviews a man who claims to have witnessed the Whitehead flight and representatives of the Smithsonian Institution.

Nov 29, 1987 - Bill Cunningham reports on the right of the terminally ill to end their lives. Genevieve Westcott profiles New York's Spy magazine. She interviews Canadian Graydon Carter, editor and founder of the humour magazine. Jim Reed reports on efforts by police to identify the body of a woman found on 30 August 1987 in a wooded area near Barrie, Ontario. He follows a three-month investigation by police in Barrie. A police artist reconstructed the victim's head and W5 shows the reconstruction.

Dec 6, 1987 - Genevieve Westcott tells the story of Christopher Carter, age two, who has struggled to have a facial deformity removed at Toronto's Hospital for Sick Children. He was born with a massive lymphangioma, a birth defect affecting the lymphatic system. A large tumour on his neck and face was affecting his breathing, facial bone structure, his ear canals and his left eye. Residents of his home town of Princeton, British Columbia, helped the family raise the money to travel to Toronto for an operation. The program covers some of the risky 10-hour operation and his recovery. Bill Cunningham reports on home improvement salesmen in Saskatchewan who prey on the elderly. Jim Reed profiles William Novak, one of the world's most successful ghostwriters. He has written books with people ranging from Lee Iaccoca to Tip O'Neill.

Dec 20, 1987 - Jim Reed reports on the dangers posed by power lines to people who live near them. Bill Cunningham updates the story of the tall ship Marquess which sank in the Bermuda Triangle with all her crew. Her sister ship has finally left Halifax after resolving legal problems. Genevieve Westcott profiles skier Lisa Savijarvi, who is making a comeback after shattering her knee last year.

Dec 27, 1987 - "A Conversation With Prime Minister Brian Mulroney" Prime Minister Brian Mulroney is interviewed by CTV Ottawa Bureau Chief Pamela Wallin. They discuss issues such as free trade and the Meech Lake Accord, and the Prime Minister outlines plans for the coming year.

Jan 3, 1988 - This edition of W5 focuses on an anti-pornography campaign in Kelowna, British Columbia; a centre for homeless women in Toronto; and the growing censure of smoking in the workplace. The segment entitled "VIDEO VICE" includes footage of the leader of an anti-pornography group called the National Citizens for Human Dignity speaking to born-again Christians in B.C.; Justice Minister Ray Hnatyshyn addressing the issue in the House of Commons; the Alberta Coalition of Women showing pornography available in a B.C. video store; and Maureen Forrester, Chairperson of the Canada Council, warning that censorship is the real issue. "418", the number of a women's drop-in centre in Toronto, features centre director [Joy Reed] assisting women who come to the centre, many of whom are prostitutes. "QUITTING TIME" includes footage of smokers driven to smoke at loading docks and garages; interviews with Garfield Mahood, President of the Non-Smokers' Rights Association, and others concerned about the issue; as well as the staff of CTV who face an impending anti-smoking policy.

Jan 17, 1988 - In a segment entitled HOUSE OF HORRORS, Genevieve Westcott investigates the Cedar Glen Home for the Mentally Disabled, a private boarding home charged with physically abusing mentally handicapped adults. The home, run by Jean-Maurice and Mary Thibault in Uptergrove, Ontario, was well-known to police, local authorities and the Ontario Ministry of Health but it was allowed to operate for more than three years after reports of cruelty and abuse surfaced. In another segment, Jim Reed reports on a scientific technique hailed as a breakthrough in solving crimes. Bill Cunningham profiles the South African editor who was instrumental in bringing "Cry Freedom" to the screen.

Jan 31, 1988 - Bill Cunningham reports on the boom in illicit drugs in Lebanon. Jim Reed examines the controversy over aversion therapy.

Feb 7, 1988 - Genevieve Westcott reports on the controversy over worms and other parasites in fish. Some people blame the rising seal population off the East Coast and the government's decision not to have a seal cull. The parasites are not dangerous in properly cooked and properly frozen fish. She interviews industry representatives and scientists about the problem. Jim Reed presents a profile of Sister Breige McKenna, a Poor Clare nun from Northern Ireland now living in Tampa, Florida. She has become a highly-sought-after spiritual director to noteworthy people such as President Jose Sarney of Brazil. Sister Breige says that she experienced a miraculous healing in 1968 while suffering from rheumatoid arthritis. Reports claim that she has cured people of terminal cancer and other debilitating diseases. Reed visits her on the island of St. Vincent where she is ministering to local clergy and holding healing services for the public. He interviews priests who have been counselled by her. Bill Cunningham reports on Leah Goldstein, age 18, world bantamweight kick boxing champion. She lives in Vancouver and has been training since the age of 13.

Feb 14, 1988 - Report by Genevieve Westcott on the growing tendency of incest victims to seek redress in the courts. Jim Reed examines the work of Irish nun Sister Briege McKenna. Bill Cunningham profiles the South African editor who is portrayed in the movie CRY FREEDOM. (joined in progress due to Olympic coverage)

Feb 21, 1988 - Genevieve Westcott looks at the problems with half-way houses in the wake of a brutal murder in Toronto. Jim Reed reports on disabled skiers.

Mar 13, 1988 - Bill Cunningham investigates the case of Thomas Vile, an American wanted in connection with a murder in Philadelphia. Arrested in Toronto, he is claiming refugee status in Canada in order to avoid deportation back to the United States where he faces the death penalty. Genevieve Westcott reports on the growing tendency of incest victims to seek redress in the courts. She interviews Shelley Sessions of Corsicana, Texas, age 20, who took her wealthy father to court and won $20 million in damages. She also interviews Karen Marciano of Guelph, Ontario, who feels that the emotional and psychological damage caused by incest should be recognized by the law. A jury awarded her $50,000 but the judge overturned the decision because of a legal technicality. Jim Reed profiles the work of modern dance and ballet choreographer Robert Desrosiers. He interviews Desrosiers and visits him at his dance workshop for children, and his rehearsal with his troupe. Ballerina Karen Kain speaks about Desrosiers.

Mar 20, 1988 - Jim Reed reports on the controversial multi-million dollar hydroponic greenhouse complex in Newfoundland. The project is a joint venture between the Newfoundland government and the Sprung group of companies headed by Calgary businessman Philip Sprung. Occupying eight acres of land in Mount Pearl, a suburb of St. John's, it is the most expensive agricultural project ever undertaken by the provincial government. Premier Brian Peckford says that the project will create jobs for Newfoundlanders and will produce vegetables for the home and export markets, but many Newfoundlanders believe that it will turn out to be a bad deal because construction is behind schedule and it has cost more than $20 million so far. Reed investigates a similar project in Calgary that failed and investigates the attempts by the Newfoundland government to make the current project work in St. John's. Genevieve Westcott reports the battle between developers and residents in Niagara-on-the-Lake, a popular tourist destination. Some residents say that too much development is forcing up rents, forcing out local shops and ruining the town's character. Jim Marino, the town's mayor, and environmentalist Margherita Howe comment. Bill Cunningham reports on the TRIUMF facility at the University of British Columbia and its use in cancer treatment. Dr. George Goodman of the Cancer Control Agency has been using the equipment for more than five years. The equipment shoots nuclear particles into brain tumours and blows them apart cell by cell. The matter which has been blown apart exits through the bloodstream. Cunningham talks to doctors and patients about the treatment.

Mar 27, 1988 - Genevieve Westcott examines whether scientists are chasing the wrong virus in the fight against AIDS. Since 1984, most scientists and clinicians researching AIDS have accepted that the cause of the disease is the retrovirus HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus). Research has centred on this assumption and it has become a self-supporting big business. Some people question this view and face the hostility of their peers and the repression of their research. Peter Duesberg, Professor of Microbiology at the University of California, is one opponent of the HIV theory. He doubts that any virus can remain inactive for five years or more, as HIV is supposed to do, and then erupt. He also notes that many diagnosed AIDS cases have no trace of HIV infection and that the majority of cases diagnosed HIV-positive are not developing AIDS. Westcott interviews Dr. Mark Wainberg, director of the Lady Davis Institute of Research in Montreal, one of Canada's pre-eminent AIDS laboratories. Wainberg disagrees with Duesberg's views. Jim Reed looks at the new breed of Quebec businessmen, as exemplified by developer Daniel Fournier. This new breed has been described as aggressive, dynamic and willing to take risks. Fournier, age 33, fluently bilingual and a graduate of Princeton and Oxford, has just bought The Windsor Hotel and the JAS Ogilvy department store, two Montreal landmarks. Fournier and his partners in Equidev run a real estate empire valued in the hundreds of millions of dollars. He is in the midst of trying to buy the Ritz Carlton Hotel, another historic Montreal landmark. Bill Cunningham profiles Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Rob Ducey. Ducey, a Canadian, is 22 years old and has been with the Blue Jays farm team since 1984. Cunningham interviews coach Jimmy Williams, general manager Pat Gillich and Rob Ducey about his chances of playing baseball in the major leagues. He visits Ducey and the team at spring training in Dunedin, Florida.

Apr 10, 1988 - Genevieve Westcott examines the circumstances in the release of a convicted murderer from Kingston Penitentiary. Jim Reed profiles Garth Drabinsky and the success of Cineplex Odeon Corporation. Bill Cunningham presents the controversial case of Malcolm Ross, a junior high school teacher who denies the Jewish holocaust.

Apr 17, 1988 - Jim Reed follows a family escaping from El Salvador through an "underground railroad" across the United States to Canada. Bill Cunningham travels with Sara Brady, wife of White House Press Secretary James Brady, as she campaigns against handguns in the U.S. Jim Brady was wounded in the 1981 assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan and still undergoes daily therapy for his injuries. Cunningham also reports on what life is like for the Brady family. Genevieve Westcott reports on the changing laws and mores affecting smokers and smoking, including anti-smoking laws in Toronto and Vancouver, the ban on smoking in all federal buildings in March 1988 and the reactions of smokers and non-smokers.

May 1, 1988 - Ken Pachal, a born-again Christian in Kelowna, British Columbia who is fighting against pornography, is meeting with opposition from civil libertarians. Bill Cunningham reports. A retired Canadian banker, Jack Palframan, may be the victim of a gold digger who worked as the widowed man's nurse and housekeeper and then married him. His children became alarmed when he showed signs of mental incompetence. Genevieve Westcott interviews Palframan, his children and the second wife, Penny Moran. Westcott also interviews Richard Machovec, whose father Arthur married Moran and then lost his life savings to Moran, who left Arthur living on Social Security. Disabled skiers talk to Jim Reed about why they like skiing. They belong to the Ontario organization Adult Disabled Downhill Skiers. The closing item is about English novelist and ex-politician Jeffrey Archer.

Sep 18, 1988 - Season Debut.

Sep 25, 1988 - Reports on unscrupulous mail-order companies; and a claim of discrimination by the Blood Indian tribe of Southern Alberta against the area's health professionals. Also: a profile of Chinese actress Joan Chen ("The Last Emperor")- Jim Reed, Bill Cunningham and Genevieve Westcott are the hosts.

Oct 23, 1988 - Bill Cunningham interviews Dawood Lebbe, a Tamil who organized the smuggling of Tamil refugees to Canada. In 1986, 150 Tamil refugees from the civil war in Sri Lanka arrived in lifeboats off Newfoundland, having been smuggled by freighter from West Germany. In May 1988, another 260 Tamils bound for Canada were discovered by police in a West German hotel. Lebbe was behind the two incidents. He has been accused of profiteering from smuggling Tamil refugees. He claims to be the only person willing to help them and that he was cheated by German sea captains who were also involved in the smuggling. W5 also interviews Tamils caught by police in May 1988, German officials investigating the refugee smuggling and the German cabinet minister responsible for refugees. The segment was produced by Don McQueen. Genevieve Westcott reports on plans by Alcan Ltd. to divert more water from the Nechako River in British Columbia for industrial use. The British Columbia government gave Alcan a water licence to divert water from the river 38 years ago. Alcan built Kitimat and Kemano, providing thousands of jobs at its aluminum smelter and other installations. Alcan wants to divert more water for hydro-electric power, but a group of people are fighting against this because of the harm it could do to the river. Westcott interviews Bert Irvine, age 70, a guide, outfitter and trapper who has lived on the river for more than 30 years, Pat Moss of the River's Defence Coalition, a group that is suing the Department of Fisheries and Oceans for granting Alcan permission to divert certain volumes of water, Vanderhoof dentist Dr. Paul Collard who wants to protect the recreational value of the river, and Arnie Thomlinson, President of the Suzuki Foundation. Jim Reed reports on a summer camp, Camp Oochigeas, near Orillia, Ontario. The camp helps young people cope with cancer. It is staffed by medical personnel and volunteers.

Nov 6, 1988 - Jim Reed interviews Patricia Daniels of Montreal and her husband Serge about being forced to take an AIDS test as part of an application for a secretarial job. The AIDS test was ordered by Dr. Marcel Ethier, on behalf of her prospective employer. The test for exposure to AIDS came back positive but three weeks later Patricia found out it had been a mistake. Reed also interviews Dr. Ethier and Dr. Marcel Brazeau, the director of the lab, medical ethicist Dr. Margaret Somerville and Dr. Alistair Clayton of the Federal Centre for AIDS in Ottawa. Bill Cunningham reports on the disruption caused by low-level NATO flights over Happy Valley and Goose Bay, Labrador. He interviews West German officials who want to do more testing in Labrador because the skies are crowded over West Germany. Cunningham reports on the confrontations in Labrador with Canadian officials. Genevieve Westcott reports on the sport of dwarf-tossing. Despite strong public protests, events continue to take place at locations such as a bar in Clearwater, Florida where the owner of The Snuggery has been holding a weekly dwarf-tossing contest for patrons. David "Midge" Wilson, age 27, a carnival performer, dons protective gear and a specially-designed harness so that competitors can get a good grip on him. Some patrons enjoy the show while others are revolted by what they consider a demeaning and barbaric side-show. Westcott interviews outraged members of the Little People of America and visits the Clearwater bar to speak to "Midge" Wilson, his wife Jill, other competitors and patrons.

Nov 20, 1988 - Genevieve Westcott investigates claims that a newborn baby had been switched for another baby in a Florida hospital. A small 5-bed hospital in Wauchula, Florida has become the focus of media attention because of a $100 million lawsuit filed by Regina and Ernest Twigg, a couple who claimed that the hospital and its employees fraudulently switched babies and baby bracelets. In 1978 their daughter Arlena was born and declared healthy, but four days later doctors apparently discovered a life-threatening heart defect. Arlena suffered many serious health problems but it was not until routine tests for heart surgery that it was revealed that she could not be their child. She had Type B blood while her parents had Type O. Further genetic testing at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Maryland apparently confirmed this. She died several days after surgery. The Twiggs initially felt that the hospital had made a mistake, but with evidence including changed birth records they now believe that someone had intentionally swtiched their baby for someone else's. Westcott interviews people from both sides of this controversy. Bill Cunningham interviews poet George Faludy, who recently returned to his native Hungary for the first time since fleeing during the 1956 revolution. The poet has lived in Toronto since 1967. He was a veteran of the U.S. army in World War Two and imprisoned when he returned to Hungary after the war. Faludy discusses Hungary's prospects under Glasnost. David Harel is the producer of this segment. Jim Reed profiles Canadian jockey Sandy Hawley who has recovered from cancer. (Preliminary program listings identifed the final segment of the show as a Jim Reed profile of Barbara Anne Eddy of Toronto, who has had spectacular success at winning at game shows and competes in a JEOPARDY contest in Los Angeles, but subsequent listings replace this with the Hawley profile.)

Dec 4, 1988 - Jim Reed reports on the crisis in medicare in Canada. He investigates whether Canadians are expecting too much. There are many cases in which the system cannot deliver the care people want or need. Among the interviewees are Betty Shaw, who has a long wait for a cataract operation, and Magdalene Klotz, who needs a hip replacement. The problem most medical institutions face is the lack of staff and funding. Reed discusses the issue with hospital administrators. Genevieve Westcott reports on the case of Norm Stoeck, an x-ray technican who bought a home computer at an auction in Ontario in 1987 for $900. It turned out to have a UNIX operating system worth between $35,000 or $4 billion depending on various sources interviewed. The computer had been the property of Ventura Tech, a company that went bankrupt. Since then, AT&T, which owns the rights to the software, and others have been trying to get the computer back. The computer is locked in a vault at National Trust while the case is being settled. Bill Cunningham visits Kalaupapa, on the Hawaiian Island of Molokai to take a look at one of the world's few surviving leper colonies. The colony was founded in the late 19th century when leprosy was feared as a contagious disease leading to social ostracism. With modern leprosy treatment, no new patients have been sent to the colony in years, but those who settled there remain. The colony is now a national park and something of a tourist attraction.

Dec 11, 1988 - Bill Cunningham reports on the longest and most costly lawsuit in Canadian history. Jim Reed interviews Elizabeth Cline, a Saskatchewan mother of three who has been fighting for the right to teach her children at home. He also interviews Wayne King, a school official who refuses to approve Cline's program of home instruction and has twice ordered truancy charges against her. Genevieve Westcott reports on "brain building", a California fad using technology to exercise the brain.

Dec 18, 1988 - Bill Cunningham looks at controversial military exercises in Hawaii. Every two years Canadian warships head for Hawaii to shell the near-deserted island of Kaho'olawe. Canada's particpation in military exercises with the United States have been going on for more than a decade despite pleas by local historians and residents to halt them. Cunningham interviews Canadian and U.S. military officials as well as local residents. Jim Reed talks to a mother of three who is fighting for the right to teach her children at home. Genevieve Westcott reports on the fight by a 16-year-old boy, Trevor Ferrell, a native of Philadelphia, to help the homeless. (media release dated 6 December 1988 list different report for item 2: the lack of health care coverage in Ontario for drugs required by cystic fibrosis sufferers.)

Jan 8, 1989 - Genevieve Westcott reports on the death in 1987 of Joanna Dupuis while she was an inmate of the Calgary Remand Centre. Jim Reed reports on Habitat for Humanity, an organization which aims to provide affordable housing for the world's working poor. Founded by millionaire Millard Fuller, the organization provides interest-free mortgages and uses volunteer labour and donations to build homes. Habitat for Humanity now has a branch in Owen Sound, Ontario. Reed visits Georgia where he interviews former U.S. President Jimmy Carter, who is an active supporter of the organization, and who with Reed worked on a house under construction. Bill Cunningham profiles Canadian singer Bruce Cockburn about his music and his support for political and environmental causes.

Jan 22, 1989 - Jim Reed reports on Operation Rescue, a pro-life group that has moved into Canada from its base in the United States. The organization holds demonstrations at abortion clinics and tries to stop women from having abortions. Training methods for the organization's members include videotapes on how to deal with the news media and the police. Jim Reed interviews people who support the right to abortion and others who are against abortion. Bill Cunningham reports on controversy in Quebec over the provincial government's language legislation. Cunningham profiles Steven Nowell, a bookstore owner in Westmount, who leads an anglophone group fighting for English-language rights. Genevieve Westcott gives a profile of Toronto-born singer and guitar player Jeff Healey. Healey has been blind since the age of one, when he lost his eyesight to cancer.

Feb 5, 1989 - Bill Cunningham visits the chemical weapons storage and testing facility at Suffield, a military base in Alberta. Suffield has been used by Canada, the United States and Britain for field tests of chemical weapons and the development of antidotes since 1941. Cunningham speaks with officials there as well as with soldiers exposed to nerve gas during experiments in the 1960s. Genevieve Westcott reports on Claire Mehta, a married mother of two young boys and a lawyer for the Department of Indian and Northern Affairs in Ottawa. Mehta was born with Krugelberg Welander Syndrome, a rare muscle degenerative disease and has defied the odds. Jim Reed reports on the controversy surrounding the will of George Edward Fritz, who died in 1971. The will specified that his sizeable farmhouse in Baie d'Urfe, near Montreal be turned into a residence for handicapped children, but it never happened.

Feb 12, 1989 - Bill Cunningham and British freelance journalist and filmmaker Chris Wenner report on the plundering of artifacts in Central America. Cunningham travelled to Guatemala for interviews and filming with Wenner, who had spent four months in the jungles of Guatemala and El Salvador videotaping the people who illegally collect artifacts from the graves and temples of the ancient Mayan civilization. Collectors in the United States and Canada buy the stolen artifacts. Although the practice is outlawed, huge profits attract diggers from the impoverished local population, often with the collusion of authorities. Wenner filmed much of the documentary segment using lightweight Video 8 cameras, capturing the digging and looting on tape. Looters told Wenner that American archaeologists take the best artifacts back to America, so they feel there is nothing wrong with taking artifacts that were left there by their own ancestors. Archaeologists such as Dr. David Pendergast of the Royal Ontario Museum do not agree and speak out against the looting, concerned that it is only a matter of time before all traces of the Mayan civilization are lost. Jim Reed reports on experiments with animal and human genes. He interviews Dr. Thomas Wagner of Ohio University in Athens, Ohio, who is an advocate of the benefits of biotechnology. Also interviewed is Dr. Vernon Pursell of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, who believes that technology will eliminate world hunger, and Dr. Robert Church, a biologist at the University of Calgary. Also reported are the views of opponents of genetic engineering, including the humane society movement and Jeremy Rifkin. Genevieve Westcott reports on the popularity of the sport of polo in places such as wealthy West Palm Beach, Florida, and more ordinary places such as a riding club in Woodbridge, Ontario.

Feb 19, 1989 - Genevieve Westcott reports on the problem of Canadians who buy land in Costa Rica, only to be faced with precaristas or squatters. Recently, violence has broken out between land owners and squatters in a remote part of southern Costa Rica. Westcott interviews some Canadians who have had confrontations with squatters and some of the jailed squatters. Dr. Tsvi Nussbaum, a New York physician and survivor of the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp, believes that he is the boy in the famous photograph of the child in the Warsaw Ghetto. Jim Reed interviews Nussbaum, his relatives in Toronto, historian Michael Marrus and archivist Mark Web in New York City. Some Jewish groups have accepted Nussbaum's claim but some historians refuse to consider it at all. Bill Cunningham reports on student Jeffrey de Fourestier and his fight to get Xue Yu, a Chinese woman, out of China and the bureaucratic roadblocks he encountered in trying to get her to be allowed to join him in Canada.

Mar 5, 1989 - Jim Reed profiles Leilani Muir, a woman who was diagnosed as a moron when she was a teenager and sterilized without her knowledge. She later married, supports herself and lives in her own home. Her case highlights the issue of the right to give consent for non-therapeutic medical procedures for adults who cannot make their own decisions. A landmark decision by the Supreme Court in 1986 restricted the power of guardians and courts in such matters. Now Alberta, Ontario and Quebec are looking at legislation which would in some cases allow "substitute consent" for procedures such as organ and other tissue donations, sterilization and medical experiments. Reed interviews disabled people, their advocates and caregivers about the dangers of such legislation. Genevieve Westcott reports on the drug problem in Canada's major cities, especially Toronto. She looks at how police tactics are working and accompanies undercover detectives on a sweep. Toronto police recently decided to concentrate on street dealers as a means of combatting the problem. Bill Cunningham profiles Canadian doctor Chris Giannou, who spent several months as a surgeon in Palestinian refugee camps in Beirut. He was the surgeon at the Chatila camp during the six-month seige by the Shi'ite Aamal militia in 1986.

Apr 16, 1989 - Bill Cunningham investigates claims by an Alberta Indian tribe of discriminatory health care. Jim Reed looks at a summer camp in Ontario for children with cancer. Genevieve Westcott examines the environmental impact of a hydro-electric project in British Columbia. (Originally scheduled for 23 April 1989)

Jun 4, 1989 - Program about environmental issues as follows: Genevieve Westcott investigates the extension of Red Squirrel Road, a logging route located south of Lady Evelyn Smoothwater Provincial Park in Northern Ontario that has become the focal point of a heated environmental battle between townspeople and conservationists. There has been a six-month blockade of the road by the Bear Island Indian Band and the receivership of a local mill due in part to the uncertainty over the road. People in Temagami are upset because of the decline in economic activity and claim those in southern Ontario seek to impose a vision of a beautiful northern playground. Environmentalists claim timber would have run out within a matter of years. Public attention has focussed on pollution of the environment in recent months. While the problems are universal in the industrial world, specific examples abound in Canada. In Halifax, there is next to no sewage treatment for the city, and raw sewage is pumped right into the ocean and harbour. For years the city collected a special tax to build a treatment plant, but the money was used to build more sewage pipes in the city, thereby attracting industry. In 1987, the federal government announced plans to build a plant, but it will be at least five years before it is operational. Bill Cunningham examines the problem, documents the flow of sewage, and interviews city and environmental groups about the project. Jim Reed examines health hazards posed by electro-magnetic fields emitted from hydro power lines, satellite dishes and most electrical appliances. International scientists have suggested there is a link between these fields and cancer, and residents of the Bridlewood community near Ottawa have been fighting Ontario Hydro's plan to install twin higher voltage lines through the residential area. The Ontario government ruled in Ontario Hydro's favour and the community plans to challenge the decision in court. In the U.S., the Houston Power and Light Company was ordered by a court to reroute a power line away from a school and pay the school board $25 million as compensation for having the lines run through school property. Reed also talks with a family suffering from ill health since power lines were installed through their farm in New York state.

Sep 24, 1989 - Bill Cunningham investigates a brutal political murder in the Philippines and whether Canada is harbouring a killer. The murder of the politician may have been arranged by a man claiming refugee status in Canada. Cunningham investigates the possibility that fugitives from the corrupt Marcos regime are exploiting Canada's refugee backlog. He reports on why Canada accepted one man who was about to be deported from the United States. He interviews top Philippine officials, among them Foreign Minister Raul Manglapus. The story takes him and segment producer Malcolm Fox to Manila and to the remote province of Antique. Jim Reed reports on a drawn-out court battle over a public beach in Ontario. A local building contractor, Archie Gibbs, claims that a beach at Grand Bend legally belongs to him and he is suing the village of Grand Bend for nearly $4 million in compensation. A recent trial took 76 days, involved 100 witnesses and presented 400 exhibits. The village is taking his claim more seriously now. Reed interviews Gibbs, village officials and residents. He also traces the history of how huge parcels of land managed to wind up in private hands in early 19th century Ontario, land which includes the beaches people believe belong to them. Genevieve Westcott interviews cowboy poets in Arizona. Each year, cowboys from all over the United States meet in the mountain town of Prescott for the Arizona Poets Gathering. Mike Duffy presents the first in a series of weekly commentaries on national affairs.

Oct 22, 1989 - Genevieve Westcott reports on the health risk posed by cosmetic breast implants. A controversial breast implant sold in Canada since 1984 has been described as safe in a government-approved study but some leading experts say it is unsafe. She interviews scientists who say that the implant has not received adequate testing for long-term health effects. One of the scientists, Pierre Blais, was recently fired by Health and Welfare Canada after he stated that the implants should not be used. More than 12,000 of the implants have been sold in Canada during the past five years, most to increase bust size rather than for breast reconstruction following a mastectomy. Bill Cunningham profiles Canadian-born Hollywood glamour photographer Douglas Kirkland. Kirkland has photographed celebrities such as Marilyn Monroe, Elizabeth Taylor, Cher, Kathleen Turner, Jack Nicholson and Orson Welles. He has a solo exhibition at the Canadian Centre for Advanced Film Studies in Toronto and a book of his work has just been published. Jim Reed reports on the difficulties faced by children with learning disabilities in the education system. He details the case of a Manitoba couple who had to move to Ontario so that their son could receive the special help he needs. The services offered to children with learning disabilities vary from province to province. Some parents have gone to court over the issue.

Nov 5, 1989 - Jim Reed reports on the Intifada, the Palestinian uprising in Gaza, through the eyes of Canadian doctors and aid workers. He investigates charges that Israel is hampering medical care for the Palestinian population, in retaliation for the uprising. He interviews doctors, aid workers and Israeli officials about the allegations. Genevieve Westcott reports on the problem of food allergies and the danger posed by improper food labelling in restaurants. At least one person dies each month in Canada from eating food to which they are allergic. Pressure is mounting to require restaurants and fast food outlets to label the food they sell. Westcott looks at the case of Christian Taylor, age 17, a teenager from Burlington, Ontario, who died after he ate an apple turnover at a fast food restaurant. Following his death, his mother started a campaign to have restaurants label food ingredients. Westcott also speaks to several people with allergies who have had close calls after eating foods that are dangerous for them. Bill Cunningham interviews an Ontario woman who was hired as a killer by the mob. Her name is Fayle Fontaine, but she is living in hiding under an assumed name. Police say she is in great danger. She was hired to kill a drug dealer but changed her mind and went to the law instead. She helped to put away some dangerous criminals. She decided to tell her story on television, hoping that if the public became aware of her story, the mobsters might find it too difficult to harm her. Cunningham interviews her about her activities in the Niagara region of southern Ontario.

Nov 12, 1989 - Bill Cunningham reports on the investigation of the murder in 1983 of Sharin' Morningstar Keenan, age 9, of Toronto. Police came up with a suspect, Melvyn Howe, an ex-convict resident of the rooming house where her body was found, but Howe has not been found. Genevieve Westcott reports on the struggle for compensation from the Ontario government by the residents of McClure Crescent. In 1973, the street in a Toronto suburb was developed by the Ontario Housing Corporation to help young families buy their own homes, but in 1980 two journalism students discovered that the sub-division had once been a radioactive dump. Jim Reed reports on the creation of special housing for World War Two veterans who did not adjust to civilian life and became alcoholics on skid row. Now that they are aging they need help. Veterans groups and the government have constructed special housing for destitute veterans in Vancouver and now more such housing is about to open in Winnipeg.

Nov 19, 1989 - Jim Reed reports on the U.S. ban on asbestos and how this is affecting Canada. Genevieve Westcott reports on a sexual discrimination case involving a woman firefighter in Saskatchewan. Bill Cunningham looks at the problem of alcohol on university campuses. Mike Duffy comments on the week's events in Ottawa.

Jan 7, 1990 - Bill Cunningham reports on the controversy over plans by a non-profit group, the Seaway Non-Profit Group, to by a piece of city-owned property in Thunder Bay to build an apartment house for recovering alcoholics and drug addicts. City council voted against the proposal. Opponents fear that the apartment could cause property values to decline. Sylvia Sweeney looks at the difficulty of collecting child support from husbands who have left their wives. Many provinces have tightened up regulations but in many provinces it is still difficult for divorced and separated women to collect the payments. The debtors are predominantly men. Among the interviewees is Ontario Attorney General Ian Scott. Jim Reed interviews Father Patrick Ryan in Dublin. The British government alleges that he is an arms supplier to the Irish Republican Army. The government is trying to extradite him. Reed looks at the controversy over whether Ryan is just a nationalist fundraiser or a terrorist.

Jan 14, 1990 - Jim Reed reports on the problems faced by AIDS patients in the prison population. Many inmates are forced into solitary confinement. Bill Cunningham reports on the case of Elizabeth Stuart of Digby, Nova Scotia, who is fighting to have her daughter Tamara, age three, leave Iraq and come to Canada. Tamara lives with her Iraqi father. Sylvia Sweeney reports on whether Beluga whales should be given to aquariums or left free to swim in the oceans. Vancouver is building a bigger pool for its Belugas and Montreal is constructing a biodome where it plans to display whales. Aquarium officials say that the whales are not threatened and that research into their habits might help save future generations, but environmentalists disagree.

Jan 21, 1990 - Sylvia Sweeney investigates allegations of ties between organized crime and gambling on Indian reserves. She travels to Las Vegas as part of the investigation. The St. Regis Akwesasne reserve has been thrown into violent turmoil by illegal casino gambling and outside investment. Sweeney talks to one of the most controversial investors, Emmett Munley of Las Vegas. She follows the trail along which slot machines move illegally from Arizona into New York State and elsewhere. She also talks to Sheriff John F. Duffy of San Diego County, who says there are links between organized crime and some people who run Indian gambling. Jim Reed reports on accidental deaths at railway crossings. He discovers that driver negligence and inattentiveness are the main culprits. He interviews a train engineer, accident victims and transportation experts. Bill Cunningham tours with Rolling Thunder, a group of handicapped actors who use comedy sketches to explore public perceptions of the disabled and the attitudes of the physically challenged towards themselves.

Jan 28, 1990 - Bill Cunningham narrates a report from Romania about dictator Nicolae Ceausescu's effort to escape capture and execution.

Feb 4, 1990 - Bill Cunningham looks at the issue of the legal concept of "not guilty by reason of insanity". For years this concept has been accepted, allowing authorities to confine a defendant under a system of warrants. The concept is about to be challenged in the Supreme Court of Canada. At the same time, the government is looking to make some changes in the legislation becuase of criticism from the legal profession. Critics say that the warrant system denies mentally ill offenders the basic rights of other offenders who ended up in the prison system. Interviewees include Marlys Edwardh, a Toronto criminal lawyer who is scheduled to challenge the legislation in the Supreme Court of Canada. Sylvia Sweeney interviews sculptor Maryon Kantaroff, a prominent Canadian feminist of the 1960s, about the slow progress of the women's movement and the murder of women engineering students at the University of Montreal. Jim Reed interviews John Robbins, heir to his family's Baskin-Robbins ice cream business. Robbins opted out of the family business to live on a remote island in British Columbia on $600 a year. He has since returned to the United States and wrote a book about his vegetarian beliefs entitled "Diet for New America". Jim Reed returns to British Columbia with Robbins and speaks to him about his beliefs.

Feb 11, 1990 - Bill Cunningham reports on a conspiracy to smuggle exotic birds; Jim Reed takes a look at South Africa's harsh and sweeping capital punishment laws; Sylvia Sweeney updates a Chinese-Canadian love story.

Mar 4, 1990 - Jim Reed reports on a reunion in Regina in the summer of 1989 of Canadian women who played in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League in the 1940s. The program also includes reports by Sylvia Sweeney and Bill Cunningham.

Mar 11, 1990 - A reunion of Canadian participants in the 1940s All-American Girls Professional Baseball League.

Mar 25, 1990 - Sylvia Sweeney reports on the exploitation of female domestics who emigrate to Canada.

Apr 29, 1990 - Executive producer Peter Rehak visits Czechoslovakia; the flight of Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceaucescu; Cuba and democracy.

Jan 13, 1991 - This program speculates on what the Gulf War might be like. W5 takes a look at the high-intensity battlefield and swirling front-style of war likely to occur. Strategic studies professor Anthony Cordsman of Georgetown University and Colonel Brian MacDonald, former head of the Canadian Institute of Strategic Studies, comment on the horrific possibilities, with footage of the kinds of weapons that are deployed and will be employed.

Jan 20, 1991 - W5 takes a look at the home front in the Gulf War, interviewing Arab Canadians who are uneasy about the whole thing. Included is a report on possible terrorist targets across Canada, a segment on the emotional pressures the war is putting on school children and a pilot's eye look at modern dogfights.

Feb 17, 1991 - Just three years ago, Cambridge, Ontario was the Canadian boom town. Property values were among the highest in the country and there was almost zero unemployment thanks to the then-new Toyota plant. The car maker is still there but the rest of the industrial infrastructure has crumbled and Cambridge is in trouble. Reporter Sylvia Sweeney takes a look at the town as a harbinger of things to come if and when the current hard times end. Eric Malling interviews a Calgary firefighter who is set to go to Kuwait when the Iraqis leave, to put out the well fires there.

Jun 30, 1991 - Host Eric Malling examines the work of the Spicer Commission.

Dec 23, 1993 - Scheduled: The drive to make children's books politically correct; profile of cartoonist John Callahan; people who do crazy things with their pets

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