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By Richard B. Wright

In a small city in Canada, Clara Callan reluctantly takes depart of her sister, Nora, who's certain for brand new York. It's a time while the starting to be risk of fascism in Europe is a continuing fear, and other people break out from truth via radio and the flicks. in the meantime, the 2 sisters -- enormously varied in character, but inextricably associated by way of a shared earlier -- attempt to locate their locations in the complicated internet of social expectancies for younger ladies within the 1930s.

While Nora embarks on a glamorous occupation as a radio-soap opera big name, Clara, a powerful and independent-minded girl, struggles to watch the conventional obstacles of a small and tight-knit group with out relinquishing her desires of affection, freedom, and event. despite the fact that, issues aren't so simple as they seem -- Nora's letters ultimately show lifestyles within the huge urban is much less unique than it sort of feels, and the tranquil solitude of Clara's lifestyles is shattered by way of a chain of unforeseeable occasions. those twists of destiny require all of Clara's braveness and power, and at last placed the doubtless unbreakable bond among the sisters to the try out.

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Nov. 10,1951, 24. The play was The Landlady,' with Jane Mallett in the leading role. Canadian Television: Beginnings 23 week in March, television programs were shown for two hours a night in Montreal. The programs went by microwave link from studios in the Radio-Canada building to an exhibition of receivers in the Merchandise Mart. The sale of television sets began to accelerate. 52 Of course most of these sets were in Toronto and southern Ontario where American stations could be received. 3 Deciding the One-Station Policy The Royal Commission on National Development in the Arts, Letters and Sciences (the Massey Commission) took two years to investigate the various matters under its purview, listen to views and representations across the country, and write its report.

Nov. 20, 1951, 1206. , Dec. 12, 1951, 1847. ,Dec. 13,1951,1886-7. '65 The government did not commit itself on this in 1951. D. Dunton was reappointed chairman of the CBC board of governors, this time for a ten-year term as provided by a recent amendment to the broadcasting act. The board put forward a plan for the second stage of television development which called for CBC stations in Ottawa, Vancouver, Winnipeg, Quebec City, Windsor, and two others in southwestern Ontario. From their experience in radio the governors thought it almost impossible to maintain adequate coverage for national programs through private stations - that is, by relying on the powers of regulation.

Laurent at first resisted the suggestion. According to Jack Pickersgill, St. 35 In the debate that folio wed, St. Laurent said: It may be that the installation of television is very costly; it may be that its range is not very wide, that it will be difficult to provide it for the outlying districts of Canada. 36 The prime minister's statement indicated that the government might be moving from its earlier position that television should be developed by private interests, and that the CBC'S role should be that of adjudicator between such interests.

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