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Sunday, 9 March 2014

WED - The Radio Edition for March 9, 2014 *Podcast*


Check out the podcast here here !

In studio are James Hope Howard of Slurpees and Murder and Winnipeg Internet Pundits and Caelin Stephanson, a fellow amateur historian and student at St. John's Ravenscourt School, (check out his cool infographics on Winnipeg History here).

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My guest is Cindy Tugwell, Executive Director of Heritage Winnipeg. We'll be talking about a couple of hot button heritage buildings, namely the St. Charles Hotel and the James Avenue High Pressure Pumping Station. We'll also talk about Doors Open Winnipeg which will take place May 31 and June 1, 2014, plus HW's upcoming fundraiser luncheon on April 30.

Events coming up in Manitoba history that I'll be talking about include: the history of O Canada; Duncan Currie Patterson, Winnipeg's first World War I fatality; the death of Dauphin's Billy Barker V.C., the most decorated member of Canada's military. Also, CJOB hits the airwaves; the Radford Wright fire on Main Street kills seven people and Michael Henderson is killed in a shootout with police on Garry Street.

The Playlist:

- It's a Long Way to Tipperary by Little Green Cars (to hear a war era recording as performed by Jack Judge. For the story behind the song, see here and here)

- O Canada (1914 version) sung by Henry Burr (For the back story to O Canada)

- Abide With Me sung by Henry Burr

- Michael Hendersen by Big Dave McLean

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