Canadian Military History Gateway
Subject > Politics and Society > Information and Media > Journalism
Resource Type > Sound
In this 1961 radio broadcast, columnist Ron Haggart takes issue with the government's approach to nuclear warfare, and argues for commitment to peace.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
Matthew Halton is remembered as a "great Canadian" as news of his death becomes public.
Ten years after D-day, Matthew Halton returns to the beaches of Normandy. He reminisces about that fateful day of June 6, 1944, and ponders its ultimate meaning.
The horrors of a mental breakdown on the Italian front.
Halton reports on the new spirit and new Queen in England.
War correspondent Matthew Halton describes the jubilant celebrations in Paris when the city is liberated from Germany in August 1944.
A discussion of the logistics and experiences of CBC reporting in the context of the Second World War.
Matthew Halton gives eyewitness reports from the battle for Carpiquet, a German-held town right near the Normandy beaches.
Matthew Halton reports from the Breendonck concentration camp in Belgium. He provides a powerful justification for the war as he describes the rituals of torture and the systematic killings.
A CBC reporter in France gives a vivid account of an airman's day in an RCAF airfield camp as torrential rains cause flooding, wet tents, mud, and dampness everywhere.