Item T3301:0001 - 0002 - Between ourselves : The great west road : [parts 1 & 2]

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Between ourselves : The great west road : [parts 1 & 2]

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T3301:0001 - 0002

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  • 1977 (Creation)

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2 audio reels (01:52:00) : 19 cm/sec, mono ; 27 cm

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Between ourselves

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SUMMARY: "Between Ourselves" was a weekly series of hour-long radio programs that presented Canada to Canadians. It featured aspects of Canadian life in docudramas, plays, music, and interviews, originating fr;om different regions of Canada. The series ran from 1966 to 1979. "The Great West Road", which comprises two episodes, presents the story of two journeys from the Fraser River to the Pacific Ocean: th;e first by Alexander Mackenzie in 1793, and the second by a party of scientists following Mackenzies's route in 1975. Dr. Roy Carlson, Dr. Rudi Haering, and Dr. Earl Nelson describe their own adventu;res en route, while Mackenzie's story is told in excerpts from his journal.;

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Imbert Orchard, 1974-1975


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A digital copy is available. Please contact staff for further information.

  • [b]: Half-track preservation master, ca. 1978, on 2 audio reels
  • [c]: Full-track preservation masters, ca. 1978, on 4 audio reels
  • [e]: 2 preservation compact discs made from original audio reel, 2000-10-23

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  • Copying Restriction: Clients requesting research/private copies must fill out CBC form.
  • Use Restriction: Not for broadcast or commercial use without written permission of the CBC.
  • Copyright Status: Copyright Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.

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Accession number(s): T3301

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Previously described as AAAB3613

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producing company: CBU (Radio station : Vancouver, B.C.), supervising producer: Don Mowatt, producer: Imbert Orchard, speaker: Roy Lincoln Carlson, speaker: R. R. (Rudolf Roland) Haering, speaker: D. Erle Nelson, interviewer: Imbert Orchard, reader: Robert Clothier, narrator: Imbert Orchard, broadcaster: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

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