The Big Picture

The Fifties

The Big Picture

Episode 7: The Big Picture
In the 1950s the government set out to influence Canadians using a new medium called television. The country tuned in, but not without controversy.


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Holly Doan

Holly is an award-winning journalist and Canada’s leading producer of political history documentaries for television. She joined CPAC in 2002 as a contributor to PrimeTime Politics and has produced Our Times, The Fifties, The Premiers, The Prime Ministers and The Rideau Canal. Holly also served as CTV China Bureau Chief, CTV Toronto correspondent, political affairs specialist for CTV in Ottawa and legislature reporter for CBC Alberta.