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.


Fascism; France's right vs. hard right; Restoring the world's oldest library; Massive landfill becomes park  

Michael's essay (39 sec); Frane (6:26); Mail: Pedestrians (20:54); Libraries (25:46); Doc: Fresh Kills (46:34)

Pedestrian deaths; Garrison Keillor; mail on Kellie Leitch; Chinese writer doc; future of libraries; Christiane Amanpour  

00:00:39 Pedestrian deaths; 00:06:06 Garrison Keillor; 00:34:53 mail on Kellie Leitch; 00:41:20 Chinese writer doc; 00:56:34 future of libraries; 01:16:32 Christiane Amanpour

Invu with Kellie Leitch; Mail on U.S. election; Essay on the joys of not divesting; Ira Basen documentary on foreign students  

00:00:39 Kellie Leitch invu; 21:04 Mail on U.S. election; 32:45 Essay on joys of not divesting; 39:40 Ira Basen documentary on foreign students

President-elect Trump - The truth; Class; Letters; Media and Foreign Policy  

Michael's essay (38 sec); Thomas Frank (6:04); Dear president-elect 1 (43:25); Andrew Postman on how TV created Trump (49:02); Dear president-elect 2, 3 & 4 (1:10:09); Paul Rogers on foreign policy (1:22:01); Dear president-elect 5 (1:38:15)

Myth of an independent FBI; Campaign fever; Chrystia Freeland on CETA; Sir Simon Rattle  

Michael's essay (38 sec); pre-election panel (4:24); Chrystia Freeland (40:07); Sir Simon Rattle (1:01:21)

Torture of solitary confinement; Edward Burtynsky; your letters on stemcell transplant; doc on tent cities; Poet Anne Carson  

0:00 Torture of solitary confinement; 4:33 Photographer Edward Burtynsky; 45:14 Letters on stemcell transplant; 53:17 Doc on tent cities; 1:19:55 Poet Anne Carson

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)

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