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Type: Film and Video
Description: Prime Minister Louis St. Laurent hits the airwaves to solicit volunteers for a Canadian "Special Force" destined for action in Korea.
Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
 
 
Type: Film and Video
Description: A report on the daily lives of Canadian soldiers manning the front lines in the hills of Korea.
Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
 
 
Type: Sound
Description: Report on the Royal 22nd Regiment's practice exercises in this 1957 radio clip.
Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
 
 
Type: Sound
Description: CBC news clips report that Canada sends three destroyers to Korea as fears of a global war escalate.
Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
 
 
Type: Document Film and Video Sound
Description: It is called Canada's "Forgotten War." Over 500 Canadians died in the United Nations' struggle to repel the communist forces that invaded South Korea on June 25, 1950. To the people they helped liberate, the Canadians were heroes. Yet those who made it home returned to an indifferent country and a government that took 40 years to officially acknowledge their sacrifice. These CBC news stories report and comment on these issues.
Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
 
 
Type: Sound
Description: Radio clip recalls Korean War battle in which two battalions of men, Canadian and Australian, halted a massive drive by Communist troops to capture the city of Seoul. Veterans who were there discuss their experiences.
Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
 
 
Type: Document Film and Video Sound
Description: In these activities, students will have the opportunity to identify and explain what makes a hero, to write diary entries in role as a soldier in the Korean War, to write an editorial from the point of view of a Canadian newspaper in the 1950s either supporting or opposing Canada's involvement in the conflict, to prepare a brief to the federal government regarding the need to honour and memorialize Canadian veterans of the Korean War, and to compare Canada's involvement in the War on Terrorism to Canada's involvement in the Korean War.
Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
 
 
Type: Film and Video
Description: Lester Pearson is interviewed following his receiving the Nobel Peace Prize for his role in helping defuse and resolve the Suez Canal Crisis.
Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
 
 
Type: Sound
Description: Eric Nicol satirizes government nuclear civil defence plans in this 1958 radio skit.
Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
 
 
Type: Document
Description: Students reflect on and discuss how the Cold War affected the lives of young people in Canada, both at home and in school.
Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
 
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