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Fonds/collection: CANADIAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION, TELEVISION: VIDEOTAPE RECYCLING
General accesss conditions for collection
Consultation: open

Reproduction:

with permission of CBC

Remarks:

1. Copied from 68 x 2" videotapes borrowed from CBC and returned to CBC. [1-1]
Restrictions on individual titles within this Collection may differ from the General Access Conditions
 
Accession number: 1985-0397
Item number (ISN): 6450
Media: Video
Title: The Fifth Estate
Production date: 1977-02-20
Release date: 1977-03-01

Production company:

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Country of production:

cn
Production credit: director, Peter McLean; producer, Ron Haggart; Robin Taylor; executive producer, Glenn Sarty
Description: NEWS MAGAZINE
English

Television public affairs program hosted by Adrienne Clarkson, Eric Malling and Peter Reilly. 1. THE HUMAN FLY. Profile of Canadian stuntman, the "Human Fly". Footage of the Fly fastened to the top of a DC-8 jet travelling 280 m.p.n. & comments by David Levine, promotor of Human Fly Spectaculars Ltd. Report concludes with scenes of his near fatal performance at the Dallas Air Show. 2. IDI. Profile of Idi Amin, President of Uganda, focusing on his tyrannical rule. In an interview Amin discusses his dreams which told him he would be President & his plans to bring peace to Uganda. Footage of: Amin addressing crowds commemorating his coup d'etat; the mission church where government troops murdered the Archbishop of Uganda; & photographs of cabinet ministers & government officials purged by Amin. 3. Adrienne Clarkson reads letters from viewers on previously televised items. 4. CASTLE IN THE AIR. Report on the Olympic Village, the $90 million complex built to house the athletes during the 1976 Olympic Games in Montreal. Footage of the now-deserted Village includes shots of five miles of snow-clogged exterior corridors; parking area; and professionally decorated luxury suites. Commenting on the construction costs & future use of the Olympic Village are: Claude Rouleau, President of the Olympic Installations Board; Roger Rouseau, Commissioner-General of the Canadian Olympic Games Organization; Denis Lahaie, administrator of the Village; and Jean Pierre Roy, engineering consultant. 5. BACK IN BUSINESS. Interview with Dr. Henry Morgentaler on the reopening of his abortion clinic in Montreal. Dr. Morgentaler, who recently served a jail sentence for performing illegal abortions, discusses: freedom of choice re abortions; his experiences in Montreal's Bordeaux Jail; his confinement in German concentration camps during World War II; the physical and mental strains of being a public figure; and his plans to establish abortion clinics across Canada. <60mn : 74-1118>
Catalogue number: Q-00612
Original number: 61-2-2124-6024
Subject headings: ABORTION SERVICES CANADA MONTREAL OLYMPICS POLITICS & GOVERNMENT STUNT MEN & WOMEN UGANDA
OLYMPIC GAMES <21ST : 1976 : MONTRÉAL, QUEBEC> OLYMPIC VILLAGE
AMIN, IDI CLARKSON, ADRIENNE HUMAN FLY MALLING, ERIC MORGENTALER, HENRY REILLY, PETER

Consultation copy:

V1 8510-0029
V1 9309-0042

Physical description
Source: DSINTRNL - 6450

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