CBC Television Network

This Half Hour

Network: CBC Television Network

Broadcast Run: 1978

Broadcast Medium: Television

Aired Sunday nights from June 18 to August 20, 1978.

This half hour public affairs program was produced by Les Nirenberg and Larry Zolf, veterans of political punditry in Canada, especially at the CBC.

The host of this show was Hana Gartner, who also hosted Take 30 during the afternoons. This series of ten programs focussed on the people making the news, rather than the stories themselves. Interviews included, Bob White, the new leader of the United Auto Workers in Canada; Manitoba Premier Sterling Lyon; writer Myrna Kostash; and artist Harold Town. Producers for the show included Ain Soodor, Margaret Slaght, Eva Innes, and Dolores MacFarlane.

Written by John Corcelli – September, 2005