CBC Television Network

In The Common Interest

Network: CBC Television Network

Broadcast Run: 1955 to 1956

Broadcast Medium: Television

Aired at various times from February 1955 to June 1956.

This program was a film series hosted by Vincent Tovell, the CBC’s correspondent at the United Nations, and was produced by the CBC in cooperation with the U.N. The fifteen minute reports concerned social conditions in different countries throughout the world. The summer 1955 series included programs on Thailand, Ethiopia, and Indonesia. The 1956 series covered such subjects as efforts to raise the standard of living in areas of Asia, Africa, the Middle East, and Latin America; UNICEF’s services for mothers and children in Asia; the fight against malaria; the values of nuclear energy; and the people who worked for the U.N.
[See Dateline U.N.]

Written by John Corcelli – February, 2005