CBC Television Network

Album of History

Network: CBC Television Network

Broadcast Run: 1967

Broadcast Medium: Television

Aired Friday evenings June to August 1967.

This short series of 7 programs looked at the history of Canada through archival photographs. Similar in style to Ken Burns’s documentaries, each show had a specific topic from history with narration and period commentary. Subjects included the Northwestern Rebellion of 1885 featuring Louis Riel, the construction of the transcontinental railroad, settlement of the West and the history of British Columbia.

Writer and Commentator: Tommy Tweed

Researcher: Lester Machan

Music Director: Ricky Hyslop

Producer: Lloyd Brydon

Executive Producer: Thom Benson

Written by John Corcelli – May, 2005