The Sunday Edition from CBC Radio (Highlights)

The Sunday Edition from CBC Radio (Highlights)


CBC Radio's The Sunday Edition is a lively three-hour program of conversation, documentaries and music. Michael Enright, an accomplished journalist and broadcaster, is the host and tackles everything from politics to pop culture, in Canada and around the world.


Pets aren't people; Who are the Trump voters? Canadian meets stem cell donor who saved her life; Monet's Water Lilies  

Michael's essay (38 sec); Arlie Hochschild on Trump supporters (4:59); Ken Wiwa obituary (33:51); Doc: Manjusha Meets Her Match (39:35); Ross King on Monet (1:06:10)

Timid CEOs; Endless war in Syria; Steve Earle  

Michael's essay (38 sec); Syria panel (5:01); Piano mail (41:26); Steve Earle (46:12)

News from the Red Desert; Dead Mom Talking; Man's Search for Meaning  

Kevin Patterson on Afghanistan - 00:29 Dead Mom Talking - 18:29 Viktor Frankl: The Meaningful Man - 33:20

Email madness; Ralph Nader; Farewell to the upright piano; Gopnik on being a parent  

Michael's essay (28 sec); Ralph Nader (4:30); Doc: End Notes (33:18); Alison Gopnik on parenting (52:52); Peres obit (1:18:18)

The police and the mentally ill; Running out of sand; Helping hoarders; Hosanna then and now; Inside butter tarts; Cheezies update  

Michael's essay (0:39); Sand (5:19); Mail - Cancer wait times (21:27); Doc - Hoarding (25:39); Hosanna (41:13); Doc - Butter Tarts (1:06:27); Cheezies update (1:23:34)

The obsession with Clinton's health; The failed "war on terror"; Wait times for medical results; Young lawyer  

Michael's essay (39 sec); Paul Rogers on the war on terror (4:47), Waiting Room documentary (33:38); Young lawyer (57:20)

American tragedy vs. The Tragically Hip - Michael's essay; What to read when the world's gone mad; Utopia for realists; Home on the ranch - radio doc  

American tragedy vs. The Tragically Hip-Michael's essay; What to read when the world's gone mad; Utopia for realists; Home on the ranch-radio doc

Canada's hidden racism; Intergenerational choir; Patty Hearst and the SLA; Students rate universities  

Anti-Indigenous racism (38 sec); Intergenerational choir (32:46); Jeffrey Toobin on Patty Hearst (54:34); University panel (1:19:54)

Hisham Matar; Judge Lynn Smith; Co-housing; Spotlight investigation  

Hisham Matar (40 sec); Judge Lynn Smith (30:50); Co-housing doc (44:54); Walter Robinson (1:17:11)

Dave Eggers; Leaving Halifax; Books for prisoners; Crown Can strike  

Dave Eggers (39 sec); Halifax (36:46); Books for prisoners (43:35); Crown Can strike (1:02:00)

Sex-testing and sports; Bassoon man; Heart surgeon; 39  

Sex-testing (0:40); Bassoon man (23:40); Cusimano (33:23); 39 (51:12)

Canada's history of racially segregated hospitals; Frog march firings  

Racially segregated health care (40 sec); Frog march firings doc (19:17)

The Sunday Edition visits the Democratic National Convention  

Michael's essay (38 sec); Joan Walsh (6:56); Black Caucus (28:16); Philadelphia tour (31:16); Kathleen Hall Jamieson on media coverage (41:26); Thomas Frank on class politics (1:01:19)

The Sunday Edition visits the Republican National Convention  

00:40 - Michael Enright at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland 12:28 - Cleveland barber Kew Williams on Donald Trump's hair 16:10 - Dr. Rhonda Williams - tour of grittier side of Cleveland 33:03 - Pastor Jawanza Colvin, Olivet Institutional

Nice and Turkey; Whale song; Beaver Hall, Texas campus carry; RNC promo  

Nice and Turkey (39 sec); Whale (32:17); Beaver Hall (38:48); Campus carry (1:05:40); RNC promo (1:18:14)

Black in America; Gay dads make history; Stop the noise!  

Black in America (0:39); Walking While Black (24:26); Mail - Steve Martin and Lawren Harris (33:42); Gay dads (44:01); Noise (1:19:09)

Getting it wrong; Steve Martin, art curator; In praise of the donkey; The biological clock; Canadian diplomacy  

Essay (37 secs); Steve Martin (5:39); Donkeys (30:40); Biological clock (42:27); Grey Divorce (1:06:10); Copeland (1:08:06)

We're looking for your stories about "grey divorce"  

Producer Ashley Walters is working on a radio documentary about "grey divorce," and would like to connect with men and women who would be willing to share their stories. The specs? Over 60, and at least 30 years of marriage.

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