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Kelebay, Yarema Gregory – Canadian Social Studies, 1994
Discusses the impact of a Canadian Broadcasting Corporation documentary, "The Valour and the Horror." Asserts that, although the presentation caused controversy in English-speaking Canada, it received little interest in Quebec. (CFR)
Descriptors: Armed Forces, Bias, Broadcast Industry, Documentaries
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Kirman, Joseph M. – Canadian Social Studies, 1994
Presents excerpts from the draft Statement of Claim filed by Canadian World War II veterans against the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and others associated with the making of the documentary series, "The Valour and the Horror." Includes an overview and two examples of what the plaintiffs claimed were historical errors. (CFR)
Descriptors: Armed Forces, Bias, Broadcast Industry, Documentaries
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Morton, Desmond – Canadian Social Studies, 1994
Asserts that the most significant issue related to the television documentary, "The Valour and the Horror," was not any suggested bias by the producers but the media elite's determination to control public opinion under the banner of free speech. Maintains that the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation refused to allow criticism by veterans…
Descriptors: Armed Forces, Bias, Broadcast Industry, Documentaries
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Rodney, William – Canadian Social Studies, 1994
Asserts that the writers and producers of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation's documentary, "The Valour and the Horror," failed to assess Canadian Air Force actions in light of Allied war aims. Argues that the documentary series distorted the era and produced a false view of history. Gives specific examples of these claims. (CFR)
Descriptors: Armed Forces, Bias, Broadcast Industry, Documentaries
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Orr, Jeff – Canadian Social Studies, 1994
Proposes ways in which the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation's documentary series, "The Valour and the Horror," can be used to develop students' critical thinking skills. Asserts that the issues of historical accuracy provide excellent opportunities to discuss historiography, the role of the media in society, and human rights during…
Descriptors: Armed Forces, Bias, Broadcast Industry, Civil Liberties