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The Pamela Wallin Show; 1999-2000 Season Episode Guide

Pamela Wallin Show; 1999-2000 Season Episode Guide

Monday, October 4, 1999
Guest: Pierce Brosnan
Topic: 007 Heaven
Produced by Wendy Bryan
The World is Not Enough for James Bond star Pierce Brosnan, who gives a rare in-studio interview. He rocketed to fame with Remington Steele, followed by hit roles in Mrs. Doubtfire and The Mirror Has Two Faces. His own company, named by his late wife, Cassandra, produced The Thomas Crown Affair. Brosnan, the 005th man to play 007, now stars in Richard Attenborough’s epic, Grey Owl, and shares the painful and the personal path to today’s stardom.

Tuesday, October 5, 1999
Guest: General Wesley Clark
Topic: War & Peace
Produced by Wendy Bryan
As NATO’s Supreme Allied Commander, General Wesley Clark must be both military chief and diplomat. The highly-decorated Vietnam veteran and Rhodes Scholar discusses the emerging humanitarian focus of waging war, the end of the peace dividend, and why he’s leaving his job early. Did the Pentagon push? Wednesday, October 6, 1999 Guest: Burton Cummings Topic: Second Cummings Produced by Sandra MacEachern He’s the king of Canadian rock music–the voice behind such megahits as I’m Scared, Stand Tall and American Woman. Cummings’ beginnings were in Winnipeg with The Guess Who, the most successful Canadian band of all time. This past summer The Guess Who rocked the world–quite literally–with a reunion performance (seen by some 300 million viewers) during the closing ceremonies at the Pan Am Games in their hometown. And Burton says they had so much fun, they might do it again. Thursday, October 7, 1999 Guest: Michele Lee Topic: The Original Love Bug Produced by Beth Harrington On screen and off, she was the girl next door. Lee sang and danced on stage, and spent 14 years as the star of one of television’s best-loved nighttime soaps, Knots Landing, where her own life often paralleled the domestic drama on screen. Today, at 55, Lee has pride of place in the ranks of Hollywood’s powerful as a writer, producer, director and star. Friday, October 8, 1999 Guest: Al Waxman Topic: Waxing on Waxman Produced by Susan Ferrier MacKay On stage or on screen, Al Waxman has often bared his soul and used his roots to give life to his characters. The King of Kensington has added ‘autobiographer’ to his impressive list of credentials as actor, writer, producer, teacher and philanthropist. His book, That’s Who I Am, chronicles his role in crafting Canada’s cultural coming of age. Monday, October 11, 1999 Guest: Ricky Martin Topic: La Vida Loca Produced by Sandra MacEachern He burst into the world’s living rooms during the 1999 Grammy telecast…singing, swivelling and becoming pop music’s golden boy in the process. But this “overnight sensation” has been a long time in the making, first sampling stardom as a member of ’80s boy band Menudo. Now, Ricky Martin is Livin’ La Vida Loca. Tuesday, October 12, 1999 Guest: Lord Richard Attenborough Topic: Heroes & Icons Produced by Wendy Bryan When Lord Richard Attenborough was a boy, he heard Canadian “native” Grey Owl speak. Fifty years later, he brings the legend to the silver screen. The Oscar-winning director, named a life Peer by the Queen for his services to cinema, is the force behind movies on personalities that change the world, including Ghandi, Chaplin and Cry Freedom. Wednesday, October 13, 1999 Guest: Tony Curtis Topic: He Likes it Hot! Produced by Beth Harrington He traded in his sex symbol image for a skirt in Some Like it Hot. He had a love/hate relationship with Marilyn Monroe. He went from the top to the bottom. But he’s a survivor. Tony Curtis, one on one. Thursday, October 14, 1999 Guest: Bruce McCulloch Topic: The Kid is Alright Produced by: Sandra MacEachern He’s been called the enfant terrible of Canada’s sketch comedy darlings, The Kids in the Hall. The darkest and most cynical of the troupe, he portrayed characters ranging from the lascivious, lovelorn Cabbage Head to the singularly single secretary, “Kathie with a K.” But since the Kids “left home” a few years back, he’s been busier than ever, most recently as director of two back-to-back feature films: Dog Park and Superstar. Friday, October 15, 1999 Guest: Joely Fisher Topic: Fisher Stories Produced by Sandra MacEachern If good genes count for anything, Joely Fisher’s success on stage and screen was guaranteed. But the daughter of singer-actor Connie Stevens and crooner Eddie Fisher has paid her dues. With recent roles in Ellen and Inspector Gadget, she’s proven she’s more than just “daughter of.” And now, she’s stepped even further out of the family shadow and onto the stage, with a starring role in Cabaret. Monday, October 18, 1999 Guest: Steven Hudson Topic: Canada’s Loan Ranger Produced by Wendy Bryan Canadian business wunderkind and Newcourt Credit founder Steven Hudson is an incredible rags to riches story. At the tender age of 37 he became the fifth highest paid CEO of a public company in Canada, acquiring competitors to create the world’s largest publicly-traded finance company. His merger plans with CIT have gone ahead, but without Steven Hudson at the helm of the company he founded. Now he finds himself out on the (Bay) street, albeit with plenty of cash in hand. What’s next for the loan ranger? Tuesday, October 19, 1999 Guest: Bryan Ferry Topic: Ferry Tales Produced by Sandra MacEachern He was one of the superstars in a decade that produced more than its fair share of suave and sexy singers. As the lead singer of Roxy Music, Bryan Ferry was a glam rock poster boy. Almost thirty years later, the voice behind such hits as Slave to Love and Love is the Drug can still make us swoon. He’s just released a new CD of crooner classics, As Time Goes By. Wednesday, October 20, 1999 Guest: Susan Faludi Topic: Man Overboard Produced by Wendy Bryan Is masculinity under siege? The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Susan Faludi set off a firestorm with her landmark book, Backlash: The Undeclared War Against American Women. Now she turns her attention to the state of the American male psyche with her latest book, Stiffed: The Betrayal of the American Man. Thursday, October 21, 1999 Guest: Bryan Adams Topic: Made in Canada Produced by Sandra MacEachern Bryan Adams is a global rock star–a musical ambassador who symbolizes Canada for millions around the world, whether he’s belting out arena anthems like Summer of ‘69 or crooning chart-busting ballads like (Everything I Do) I Do It For You. Now, he’s wowing the world with yet another talent–a book of photographs of women who were Made in Canada. (To order Made in Canada, phone 1-888-440-4718 or visit www.bryanadams.com.) Friday, October 22, 1999 Guest: Gale (Zoe) Garnett Topic: Visible Amazement Produced by Beth Harrington She sang in the sunshine, and it was a major hit for sixteen-year-old Gale Garnett. Now the actor, singer and writer has written her first novel, Visible Amazement, about the coming of age of a young teenage girl. Dynamic and free-spirited, Gale (Zoe) Garnett, the new kid on the literary block. Monday, October 25, 1999 Guest: Geri Halliwell Topic: Life After Spice Produced by Sandra MacEachern It’s not every day that a 25-year-old woman quitting her job makes headlines around the world. But that’s just what happened when Ginger Spice, the de facto leader of the Spice Girls, the biggest pop act to come out of Britain since The Beatles, quit her job. Now, with a new image, a new album and a new book, Geri Halliwell looks at life after Spice. Tuesday, October 26, 1999 Guest: Terry Evanshen Topic: Memories – Back to the Future? Produced by Susan Ferrier MacKay Football fans remember Terry Evanshen as an outstanding pass receiver, twice voted “Most Outstanding Canadian” in the CFL. But a devastating car accident in ’88 robbed him of his memory. The football legend shares the story of the long road back to today, how he copes without memory, and about his surprising new career. Wednesday, October 27, 1999 Guest: Allan Fotheringham Topic: And the Foth Shall be Last Produced by Beth Harrington Pundit, raconteur, globetrotter, Allan Fotheringham has spent 25 years on the back page of Maclean’s magazine and a lifetime on the soapbox. But there’s a story of personal triumph as well. Thursday, October 28, 1999
Guest: Roddy Doyle
Topic: Hot Roddy!
Produced by Wendy Bryan

With his novel Paddy Clark Ha Ha Ha, Ireland’s most famous teacher-turned-literary icon, Roddy Doyle, was the first Irish writer ever to win the Booker Prize. The Commitments chronicles the gritty life of the working-class Irish. Now, with his first foray into historical fiction, A Star Called Henry, Roddy Doyle explores the roots of Irish violence, terrorism and the history of the IRA.

Friday, October 29, 1999
Guest: Daphne Sheldrick
Topic: Elephant Lady
Produced by Beth Harrington

What happens to baby African elephants when their mothers are slaughtered for ivory? Daphne Sheldrick runs an elephant nursery for tender loving care in Kenya. A real-life Dr. Dolittle talks about her hefty responsibilities and why she believes elephants are almost human.

Monday, November 1, 1999 Guest: Ben Heppner Topic: Heppner’s Heart Produced by Sandra MacEachern He’s been called the most sought-after tenor in the world, and declared opera’s “great white hope.” But operatic phenomenon Ben Heppner hasn’t let all the accolades go to his head. In fact, this Grammy-winning Canadian says he chose his latest project with Mom in mind. He’s just released an album of old favourites titled My Secret Heart. Tuesday, November 2, 1999 Guest: Scott Paterson Topic: The New Vanguard Produced by Wendy Bryan G. Scott Paterson, President of Yorkton Securities, is one of the new young titans on Bay St. Nicknamed “The Cold Call Cowboy,” he leads the pack in nearly all the investment categories that will become the driving force of the 21st century. He gives his perspective on the knowledge industries, technology, making money and giving back in the new economy. Wednesday, November 3, 1999 Guest: Wally Lamb Topic: In Like a Lamb Produced by Wendy Bryan He was just a small-town high school teacher when he started hearing voices that became the best-selling novels She’s Come Undone and I Know This Much is True. Then Oprah picked them for her book club, and now Wally Lamb is rich and famous, yet he continues to teach–working with prison inmates–and to listen to the voices he says inspire him. Thursday, November 4, 1999 Guest: Frank and Ted Mahovlich Topic: The Home Team Produced by Wendy Bryan NHL great and Hockey Hall of Famer Frank Mahovlich is stick-handling in the political arena these days. Senator Mahovlich reflects on the changing worlds of Canada’s chamber of ‘sober second thought’ and our national sport, hockey. He is joined by son Ted, who shares his dream-come-true: playing alongside #27 on the Greatest Hockey Legends Tour team. Friday, November 5, 1999 Guest: Eugene Levy Topic: American Pie, eh? Produced by Beth Harrington Comic Eugene Levy is not a funny guy. At least that’s what he says. Well, tell that to the producers of the sleeper hit movie, American Pie. From SCTV to sex and the single teenager, Eugene Levy is looking ahead to more success and a move to L.A. Monday, November 8, 1999 Guest: Frank McCourt – Part 1 Topic: Rising from the Ashes Produced by Wendy Bryan Frank McCourt’s literary tsunami, Angela’s Ashes–the heart-wrenching true story of growing up desperately poor in Ireland–took the world by storm. His first book, written after the age of 60, garnered the prestigious Pulitzer Prize, sold millions of copies and spent over 117 weeks on best-seller lists around the globe. Now he’s back with his eagerly-awaited sequel, ‘Tis. Tuesday, November 9, 1999 Guest: Frank McCourt – Part 2 Topic: Rising from the Ashes Produced by Wendy Bryan We continue our conversation with Frank McCourt. Wednesday, November 10, 1999 Guest: Peter Lougheed Topic: Conservative Views Produced by Beth Harrington The elder statesman of Canadian politics, former Alberta Premier Peter Lougheed, shares his views on the shaky state of the nation. Lougheed also discusses his 14 years as premier and why federal government mismanagement has undermined the future of Calgary’s Canadian Airlines. Thursday, November 11, 1999 Guest: Charlie Major Topic: Major Success Produced by Sandra MacEachern Growing up in Aylmer, Quebec, a career in country music was the furthest thing from Charlie Major’s mind. One of eight children, he was a typical Canadian kid who dreamt of being a hockey superstar. But teenage romantic angst led a 14-year-old Major to write his first song–and the rest is music history. Three-time Juno Award-winner Charlie Major on his craft, his career, and refusing to compromise. Friday, November 12, 1999 Guest: Sheila McCarthy Topic: Acting Wisely Produced by Beth Harrington You may not know the name, but the face is unforgettable. Sheila McCarthy once wrote a letter to actor Bruce Willis begging him to hire her for Die Hard II…and he did. Her role in I’ve Heard The Mermaids Singing was a breakthrough. Now she is producing and starring in her own movie with veteran film star Debbie Reynolds. Monday, November 15, 1999 Guest: Michael Smith Topic: Gene-ius Produced by Wendy Bryan Canada’s most distinguished biochemist and winner of the 1993 Nobel Prize for his pioneering work on genetic engineering, Michael Smith, discusses the race to map the human genome, curing disease and making designer babies. The Nobel Laureate helps us explore the brave new world of biotech medicine. Tuesday, November 16, 1999 Guest: Graham Kerr Topic: A Man for All Seasonings Produced by Susan Ferrier MacKay A man of exceptional taste, Graham Kerr was the first ‘foodie’ to appear on television. The former Galloping Gourmet enthuses about his new scaled-down lifestyle, and the joys of sharing delicious, healthy meals with friends. A culinary trip around the world on the QEII inspired his new book, The Gathering Place, and a similarly named TV show. Wednesday, November 17, 1999 Guest: Carl Reiner Topic: King of Comedy Produced by Wendy Bryan At 77, Carl Reiner has been making people laugh since he created and starred in The Dick Van Dyke Show in the early sixties. His 2,000 Year Old Man sketches with Mel Brooks are the stuff of comedy legend. Now the Emmy Award-winning actor/director takes to the page to pen is new book, How Paul Robeson Saved My Life and other Mostly Happy Stories. Thursday, November 18, 1999 Guest: Stanley Prusiner Topic: Brain Drain Produced by Wendy Bryan Nobel laureate and maverick U.S. scientist Dr. Stanley Prusiner changed the way medicine looked at disease when he discovered a “brand new agent” that created things like “mad cow disease.” He was shunned by his peers as a man who had overreached the limits of scientific sensibility. But his bold ideas persevered. And now Dr. Prusiner’s discovery is changing the way we look at the brain. Friday, November 19, 1999 Guest: Albert Schultz Topic: Heart and Soulpepper Produced by Sandra MacEachern Albert Schultz, one of the most versatile entertainers, got his start at 12 playing Sherlock Holmes in a school play. He’s gone on to star on Street Legal, Side Effects, and now as a romantic lead in his new comedy, Jake & Jill. But Albert’s heart has always belonged to the stage, and he’s fulfilled that ‘lust for live’ as artistic director, producer and performer in his own troupe–Soulpepper Theatre Company. Monday, November 22, 1999 Guest: Eric Idle Topic: Monty Python Idol Produced by Susan Ferrier MacKay Nudge, nudge. Wink, wink. One of the six original members of Monty Python has plenty to say about comedy. Idle, currently appearing in the TV series Suddenly Susan, is on the road with his latest novel, The Road To Mars, a ‘post-modem’ sci-fi thriller spoof. Tuesday, November 23, 1999 Guest: Julia Child Topic: The Grande Dame of Dining Produced by Wendy Bryan At 87 years of age, Julia Child is still going strong. In her latest book, Julia and Jacques Cooking at Home, the companion volume to the public television series, they go back to basics and share the accumulated wisdom of a lifetime spent honing their cooking skills. Wednesday, November 24, 1999 Guest: Beverley McLachlin Topic: She Rules! Produced by Susan Ferrier MacKay Newly-appointed Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin will set the future course of Canada’s legal system. The Charter of Rights and Freedoms gives the Supreme Court of Canada the ultimate power to rule on even the most controversial legal and political matters; so, 56-year-old McLachlin will be at the helm to shape the course of the most significant laws in the land. Thursday, November 25, 1999 Guest: Paul Gross Topic: The Full Mountie Produced by Sandra MacEachern Everybody’s favourite man in red serge, Constable Benton Fraser, rode off into the sunset when Due South ended its on-again, off-again run recently. But the man behind the badge, Paul Gross, hasn’t shed his Mountie mantle just yet. This three-time Gemini Award-winner has taken on another police persona–but this time, he’s the one behind bars. We’ve got our man: writer, actor, producer Paul Gross. Friday, November 26, 1999 Guest: Barbara Coloroso Topic: Making Sense of Chaos Produced by Wendy Bryan Former Franciscan nun, best-selling author and one of North America’s foremost child advocates, Barbara Coloroso offers her latest book, Parenting in Times of Chaos and Loss. From the horrors of shootings in her home town of Littleton, Colorado, to kids killing kids in Taber, Alberta, she examines where we’ve gone wrong and helps parents navigate family waters in these turbulent times. Monday, November 29, 1999 Guest: Julie Payette Topic: The Joy of Julie Produced by Beth Harrington She’s a computer engineer, a triathlete, a scuba diver, a skier–she sings arias and plays the piano. But Julie Payette dreamed of becoming an astronaut, and is now the brightest star in NASA’s galaxy…Canadian Julie Payette. Tuesday, November 30, 1999 Guest: Lester Thurow Topic: A Thurow Analysis Produced by Wendy Bryan How will individuals, businesses and societies generate new wealth when what worked in the 20th century, won’t work in the 21st? MIT economist Lester Thurow, author of such definitive works as The Zero-Sum Society and The Future of Capitalism outlines how to succeed in the new economy. Thurow helps us make sense of the complex forces shaping today’s global society. Wednesday, December 1, 1999 Guests: Rick Mercer & Mary Walsh Topic: 22 Minutes with Mercer and Walsh Produced by Sandra MacEachern He’s the one known for his rants and she’s the one that rails and rages. These multiple-Gemini winners are in their seventh season together on This Hour Has 22 Minutes. Mary Walsh and Rick Mercer on making the movers and shakers squirm–and the rest of us laugh. Thursday, December 2, 1999 Guest: Rick George Topic: In Good Company Produced by Susan Ferrier MacKay From all-American boy to Canadian CEO of the Year, Rick George took Suncor Energy Inc. and turned it lock, stock and barrels of oil into a darling of Bay Street. Shares in Suncor have risen by 600%. He’s the oilsands golden boy, and he’ll tell us how he did it. Friday, December 3, 1999 Guest: Michael Hackenberger & Friends Topic: “Beast” Friends Produced by Sandra MacEachern Back by popular demand… The Bowmanville Zoo’s Michael Hackenberger makes his annual pilgrimage to the program with a posse of his pals in tow: Maggie Mae, the crab-eating macaque; Majeur, the baby zebra; and Polly the pig–to name just a few. Move over, Dolittle! Pamela talks to the animals! Monday, December 6, 1999 Guest: Dr. Luc Montagnier Topic: Epidemic Academic Produced by Wendy Bryan France’s Dr. Luc Montagnier was catapulted to worldwide fame when he discovered the AIDS virus in 1983. Now, Montagnier is concerned that humanity could face an onslaught of killer diseases on a scale even larger than the current AIDS epidemic. He discusses causes, cures and the human condition. Tuesday, December 7, 1999 Guest: Paul Sorvino Topic: Tough Guy Gentle Man Produced by Susan Ferrier MacKay His heavyweight image playing cops and Mafia types belies the inner man: a poet, painter and opera singer. Proud papa of Oscar-winning daughter Mira, Paul Sorvino talks about fatherhood, his battle with asthma, and an award-winning stage career. Wednesday, December 8, 1999 Guest: Amanda Marshall Topic: A Visit With “The Voice” Produced by Sandra MacEachern The flying hair…the flailing hands… Amanda Marshall is as well known for her dramatic stage presence as she is for her searing, soaring vocals. And now “The Voice”–whose debut album went eight-times platinum in Canada–has found her songwriting muse. Armed with a notebook of “on the road” life experiences, she co-wrote her new CD, Tuesday’s Child. Amanda Marshall, in her own words…and music. Thursday, December 9, 1999 Guest: Nicholas Shakespeare Topic: Words Worth Reading Produced by Susan Ferrier MacKay As a 13th cousin of the bard, award-winning author Nicholas Shakespeare comes by his gift for storytelling honestly. His latest work is Chatwin, an engaging biography of Bruce Chatwin, British travel writer, raconteur, active gay and devoted husband who died of AIDS. Friday, December 10, 1999 Guest: Rick Roberts Topic: Playing Doctor Produced by Sandra MacEachern Canadian actor Rick Roberts started out with dreams of being a doctor. But a stint in pre-med changed all that…at least until he was cast as a humanitarian hunk in the short-lived but highly-acclaimed series, L.A. Doctors. Now, “officially unemployed,” the former Traders star says he’s enjoying just hanging out in L.A. with his family. “Nice guy” actor Rick Roberts on fame, family and the fickle nature of television. Monday, December 13, 1999 Guest: Sir Edmund Hilary Topic: On Top of the World Produced by Susan Ferrier MacKay A true hero of the 20th century, Sir Edmund Hilary stakes his claim on history, dispelling the suggestion that he might not have been the first man atop Mount Everest. Now in his eighties, the philanthropic Sir Edmund Hilary reflects on a life of adventure that includes trips to both North and South Poles, and the top of the world. Tuesday, December 14, 1999 Guest: Dr. Roger Gosden Topic: Popular Misconceptions Produced by Beth Harrington Britain’s Dr. Roger Gosden, one of the world’s leaders in reproductive biotechnology, explores the science and the ethics of removal and storage of human ovaries and why he moved to biotech-friendly Canada to continue his research. Wednesday, December 15, 1999 Guest: John Irving Topic: The Movie World According To… Produced by Susan Ferrier MacKay This literary lion spent 13 years wrestling his ninth novel, The Cider House Rules, onto the big screen. His struggle is documented in My Movie Business, A Memoir, a non-fiction account of his trials and tribulations of translating literature to screenplay. Thursday, December 16, 1999 Guest: William Gibson Topic: Cyberspace Produced by Wendy Bryan It was he who coined the term “cyberspace” back in 1981. He says he invented cyberspace because he needed something to replace the aliens-and-spacecraft part of science fiction. His latest novel, All Tomorrow’s Parties, is a haunting look at a 21st century ravaged by information overload. Friday, December 17, 1999 Guest: Dr. Fraser Mustard Topic: Doctor’s Orders Produced by Wendy Bryan Dr. Fraser Mustard, Founder of the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, is the leading force behind the neuroscience of child development in this country. His research shows that most of the “wiring” in the human brain is in place by the age of six. He has seized on education in the first few years of life as a magic bullet for Canada’s social and economic woes. He discusses the extraordinary scientific leaps in understanding how the brain develops, how we learn and when we learn best. Monday, December 20, 1999 Guest: Isaac Stern Topic: A Fiddler’s Tale Produced by Wendy Bryan Isaac Stern is one of the greatest musicians of the century, and one of the most-recorded musical artists of our time. He has devoted himself to the advancement of the arts, leading the successful effort to save New York’s Carnegie Hall and becoming the first recipient to be awarded the Albert Schweitzer prize for “life, devoted to music and humanism.” The musician, the man and the magic of Isaac Stern. Tuesday, December 21, 1999 Guest: Patricia Rozema Topic: Winning in a Mansfield Produced by Beth Harrington Rozema began her career as a television journalist/producer. She quit journalism because “a lot of injustices in journalism are the journalists.” In 1987, at the age of 29, she won the Cannes Festival’s Prix de la Jeunesse for I’ve Heard the Mermaids Singing. After successes such as When Night is Falling and White Room, controversial Canadian director Patricia Rozema goes mainstream with her adaptation of Jane Austen’s novel, Mansfield Park. Wednesday, December 22, 1999 Guest: Dr. David Johnston Topic: The Wild Wild Web Produced by Beth Harrington Dr. David Johnston, President of Waterloo University, believes that the World Wide Web has a frontier justice system. He wants to establish more controls on the Internet. Cyberlaw: To regulate or not to regulate? Thursday, December 23, 1999 Guests: Michael Hackenberger & Friends Topic: The Animals’ Gifts Produced by Sandra MacEachern In the spirit of the season, something very special. Join Pamela for a trip to The Bowmanville Zoo for the Christmas story as told by animals (because–and not everyone knows this–Christmas is the day when animals can talk). So whether you’re young–or just young at heart–you’re in for a rare treat. Among those you’ll meet are Ron, a baby Bengal tiger; Bongo, the lion; Priscilla the goat; and Master of Ceremonies, Mickey, the Jack Russell terrier, as they present The Animals’ Gifts. Friday, December 24, 1999 Guest: Marion Woodman Topic: Jung at Heart! Produced by Wendy Bryan One of Canada’s most famous Jungian analysts joins us on the program. Marion Woodman is an alumnus of the famous C.G. Jung Institute in Switzerland and a leading force in the popularizing of Carl Jung’s theories on the unconscious and the interpretation of dreams in North America. Monday, December 27, 1999 Guest: Dr. Philip Currie Topic: Boning Up Produced by Susan Ferrier MacKay Who says toys in cereal boxes are a waste of time for kids? A plastic dinosaur in six-year-old Philip Currie’s Corn Flakes box ignited his lifelong love affair with cretaceous creatures. Currie, now a world leader in the field of paleontology, shows and tells Pamela about the missing link between dinosaurs and birds. Tuesday, December 28, 1999 Guest: Judge Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond Topic: Judging Style Produced by Beth Harrington Time magazine lists her as one of the leaders of the new millennium. Saskatchewan’s first native judge and a Harvard graduate, Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond has a vision of aboriginal justice that is stirring things up in the West. Wednesday, December 29, 1999 Guest: David Suzuki Topic: Environmental Guru Produced by Beth Harrington After years of pushing science into the living rooms of Canadians, Dr. David Suzuki is not only a household name, but a sexy TV star. How did that happen? Well, being green is chic, recycling is fashionable, and posing nearly nude seems to be de rigueur even for a 63-year-old science guru. Dr. David Suzuki, thirty years of living with the contradictions of an environmentalist cause celebre. Thursday, December 30, 1999 Guest: Wide Mouth Mason Topic: Open Wide Produced by Sandra MacEachern These three Saskatchewan boys have made the world sit up and take notice with their label-defying music and social conscience. But for Wide Mouth Mason–who count The Rolling Stones among their fans–the “star trip” doesn’t involve private jets and limos. Instead, they’re crossing the country in a giant blue condom-themed bus as part of their “Play It Safe” tour, promoting safe sex (and their new album, Where I Started). Friday, December 31, 1999 PAMELA WALLIN AND PAMELA WALLIN & COMPANY PRE-EMPTED ON BOTH NETWORKS FOR MILLENNIUM SPECIAL. Monday, January 3, 2000 Guest: Michele Lee Topic: The Original Love Bug Produced by Beth Harrington On screen and off, she was the girl next door. Lee sang and danced on stage, and spent 14 years as the star of one of television’s best-loved nighttime soaps, Knot’s Landing, where her own life often paralleled the domestic drama on screen. Today, at 55, Lee has pride of place in the ranks of Hollywood’s powerful as a writer, producer, director and star. Tuesday, January 4, 2000 Guest: Elizabeth Blackburn Topic: Cancer Answers Produced by Wendy Bryan World-renowned scientist Dr. Elizabeth Blackburn is recognized for her work in understanding how cancer cells spread–work described as one of the most important discoveries in the field of molecular genetics. Her research may also unlock the secret to prolonging life. Blackburn discusses the race for a cancer cure, and the aging process and immortality in humans. Wednesday, January 5, 2000 Guest: Steven Hudson Topic: Canada’s Loan Ranger Produced by Wendy Bryan Canadian business wunderkind and Newcourt Credit founder Steven Hudson is an incredible rags to riches story. At the tender age of 37, he became the fifth-highest-paid CEO of a public company in Canada, acquiring competitors to create the world’s largest publicly-traded finance company. His merger plans with CIT have gone ahead, but without Steven Hudson at the helm of the company he founded. Now he finds himself out on the (Bay) street, albeit with plenty of cash in hand. What’s next for the loan ranger? Thursday, January 6, 2000 Guest: Beverley McLachlin Topic: She Rules! Produced by Susan Ferrier MacKay Newly-appointed Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin will set the future course of Canada’s legal system. The Charter of Rights and Freedoms gives the Supreme Court of Canada the ultimate power to rule on even the most controversial legal and political matters; so, 56-year-old McLachlin will be at the helm to shape the course of the most significant laws in the land. Monday, January 10, 2000 Guest: Al Waxman Topic: Waxing on Waxman Produced by Susan Ferrier MacKay On stage or on screen, Al Waxman has often bared his soul and used his roots to give life to his characters. The King of Kensington has added autobiographer to his impressive list of credentials as actor, writer, producer, teacher, philanthropist. His book, That’s Who I Am, chronicles his role in crafting Canada’s cultural coming of age. Tuesday, January 11, 2000 Guest: Dr. Luc Montagnier Topic: Epidemic Academic Produced by Wendy Bryan France’s Dr. Luc Montagnier was catapulted to worldwide fame when he discovered the AIDS virus in 1983. Now, Montagnier is concerned that humanity could face an onslaught of killer diseases on a scale even larger than the current AIDS epidemic. He discusses causes, cures and the human condition. Wednesday, January 12, 2000 Guest: Sheila McCarthy Topic: Acting Wisely Produced by Beth Harrington You may not know the name, but the face is unforgettable. Sheila McCarthy once wrote a letter to actor Bruce Willis begging him to hire her for Die Hard II…and he did. Her role in I’ve Heard The Mermaids Singing was a breakthrough. Now she is producing and starring in her own movie with veteran film star Debbie Reynolds. Thursday, January 13, 2000 Guest: Eugene Levy Topic: American Pie, eh? Produced by Beth Harrington Comic Eugene Levy is not a funny guy. At least that’s what he says. Well, tell that to the producers of the sleeper hit movie, American Pie. From SCTV to sex and the single teenager, Eugene Levy is looking ahead to more success and a move to L.A. Monday, January 17, 2000 Guest: Dr. Fraser Mustard Topic: Doctor’s Orders Produced by Wendy Bryan Dr. Fraser Mustard, Founder of the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, is the leading force behind the neuroscience of child development in this country. His research shows that most of the “wiring” in the human brain is in place by the age of six. He has seized on education in the first few years of life as a magic bullet for Canada’s social and economic woes. He discusses the extraordinary scientific leaps in understanding how the brain develops, how we learn and when we learn best. Tuesday, January 18, 2000 Guest: Barbara Coloroso Topic: Making Sense of Chaos Produced by Wendy Bryan Former Franciscan nun, best-selling author and one of North America’s foremost child advocates, Barbara Coloroso offers her latest book, Parenting in Times of Chaos and Loss. From the horrors of shootings in her home town of Littleton, Colorado, to kids killing kids in Taber, Alberta, she examines where we’ve gone wrong and helps parents navigate family waters in these turbulent times. Wednesday, January 19, 2000 Guest: Albert Schultz Topic: Heart and Soulpepper Produced by Sandra MacEachern Albert Schultz, one of the most versatile entertainers, got his start at 12 playing Sherlock Holmes in a school play. He’s gone on to star on Street Legal, Side Effects, and now as a romantic lead in his new comedy, Jake & Jill. But Albert’s heart has always belonged to the stage, and he’s fulfilled that ‘lust for live’ as artistic director, producer and performer in his own troupe–Soulpepper Theatre Company. Thursday, January 20, 2000 Guest: Daphne Sheldrick Topic: Elephant Lady Produced by Beth Harrington What happens to baby African elephants when their mothers are slaughtered for ivory? Daphne Sheldrick runs an elephant nursery for tender loving care in Kenya. A real-life Dr. Dolittle talks about her hefty responsibilities and why she believes elephants are almost human. Friday, January 21, 2000 Guest: Steven Hudson Topic: Canada’s Loan Ranger Produced by Wendy Bryan Canadian business wunderkind and Newcourt Credit founder Steven Hudson is an incredible rags to riches story. At the tender age of 37, he became the fifth-highest-paid CEO of a public company in Canada, acquiring competitors to create the world’s largest publicly-traded finance company. His merger plans with CIT have gone ahead, but without Steven Hudson at the helm of the company he founded. Now he finds himself out on the (Bay) street, albeit with plenty of cash in hand. What’s next for the loan ranger? Monday, January 24, 2000 Guest: Al Waxman Topic: Waxing on Waxman Produced by Susan Ferrier MacKay On stage or on screen, Al Waxman has often bared his soul and used his roots to give life to his characters. The King of Kensington has added autobiographer to his impressive list of credentials as actor, writer, producer, teacher, philanthropist. His book, That’s Who I Am, chronicles his role in crafting Canada’s cultural coming of age. Tuesday, January 25, 2000 Guest: Marion Woodman Topic: Jung at Heart! Produced by Wendy Bryan One of Canada’s most famous Jungian analysts joins us on the program. Marion Woodman is an alumnus of the famous C.G. Jung Institute in Switzerland and a leading force in the popularizing of Carl Jung’s theories on the unconscious and the interpretation of dreams in North America. Wednesday, January 26, 2000 Guest: Bryan Ferry Topic: Ferry Tales Produced by Sandra MacEachern He was one of the superstars in a decade that produced more than its fair share of suave and sexy singers. As the lead singer of Roxy Music, Bryan Ferry was a glam rock poster boy. Almost thirty years later, the voice behind such hits as Slave to Love and Love is the Drug can still make us swoon. He’s just released a new CD of crooner classics, As Time Goes By. Thursday, January 27, 200 Guest: Michael Hackenberger & Friends Topic: “Beast” Friends Produced by Sandra MacEachern Back by popular demand…The Bowmanville Zoo’s Michael Hackenberger makes his annual pilgrimage to the program with a posse of his pals in tow: Maggie Mae, the crab-eating macaque; Majeur, the baby zebra; and Polly the pig–to name just a few. Move over, Dolittle! Pamela talks to the animals! Friday, January 28, 2000 Guest: Susan Faludi Topic: Man Overboard Produced by Wendy Bryan Is masculinity under siege? The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Susan Faludi set off a firestorm with her landmark book, Backlash: The Undeclared War Against American Women. Now she turns her attention to the state of the American male psyche with her latest book, Stiffed: The Betrayal of the American Man. Monday, January 31, 2000 Guest: Bryan Adams Topic: Made in Canada Produced by Sandra MacEachern Bryan Adams is a global rock star–a musical ambassador who symbolizes Canada for millions around the world, whether he’s belting out arena anthems like Summer of ‘69 or crooning chart-busting ballads like (Everything I Do) I Do It For You. Now, he’s wowing the world with yet another talent–a book of photographs of women who were Made in Canada. (To order Made in Canada, phone 1-888-440-4718 or visit www.bryanadams.com.) Tuesday, February 1, 2000 Guest: Gale (Zoe) Garnett Topic: Visible Amazement Produced by Beth Harrington She sang in the sunshine, and it was a major hit for sixteen-year-old Gale Garnett. Now the actor, singer and writer has written her first novel, Visible Amazement, about the coming of age of a young teenage girl. Dynamic and free-spirited, Gale (Zoe) Garnett, the new kid on the literary block. Wednesday, February 2, 2000 Guest: Geri Halliwell Topic: Life After Spice Produced by Sandra MacEachern It’s not every day that a 25-year-old woman quitting her job makes headlines around the world. But that’s just what happened when Ginger Spice, the de facto leader of the Spice Girls, the biggest pop act to come out of Britain since The Beatles, quit her job. Now, with a new image, a new album and a new book, Geri Halliwell looks at life after Spice. Thursday, February 3, 2000 Guest: Terry Evanshen Topic: Memories–Back to the Future? Produced by Susan Ferrier MacKay Football fans remember Terry Evanshen as an outstanding pass receiver, twice voted “Most Outstanding Canadian” in the CFL. But a devastating car accident in ’88 robbed him of his memory. The football legend shares the story of the long road back to today, how he copes without memory, and about his surprising new career. Friday, February 4, 2000 Guest: Allan Fotheringham Topic: And the Foth Shall be Last Produced by Beth Harrington Pundit, raconteur, globetrotter, Allan Fotheringham has spent 25 years on the back page of Maclean’s magazine and a lifetime on the soapbox. But there’s a story of personal triumph as well. Monday, February 7, 2000 Guest: Roddy Doyle Topic: Hot Roddy! Produced by Wendy Bryan With his novel Paddy Clark Ha Ha Ha, Ireland’s most famous teacher-turned-literary icon, Roddy Doyle, was the first Irish writer ever to win the Booker Prize. The Commitments chronicles the gritty life of the working-class Irish. Now, with his first foray into historical fiction, A Star Called Henry, Roddy Doyle explores the roots of Irish violence, terrorism and the history of the IRA. Tuesday, February 8, 2000 Guest: Ben Heppner Topic: Heppner’s Heart Produced by Sandra MacEachern He’s been called the most sought-after tenor in the world, and declared opera’s “great white hope.” But operatic phenomenon Ben Heppner hasn’t let all the accolades go to his head. In fact, this Grammy-winning Canadian says he chose his latest project with Mom in mind. He’s just released an album of old favourites titled My Secret Heart. Wednesday, February 9, 2000 Guest: Scott Paterson Topic: The New Vanguard Produced by Wendy Bryan G. Scott Paterson, President of Yorkton Securities, is one of the new young titans on Bay St. Nicknamed “The Cold Call Cowboy,” he leads the pack in nearly all the investment categories that will become the driving force of the 21st century. He gives his perspective on the knowledge industries, technology, making money and giving back in the new economy. Thursday, February 10, 2000 Guest: Wally Lamb Topic: In Like a Lamb Produced by Wendy Bryan He was just a small-town high school teacher when he started hearing voices that became the best-selling novels She’s Come Undone and I Know This Much is True. Then Oprah picked them for her book club, and now Wally Lamb is rich and famous, yet he continues to teach–working with prison inmates–and to listen to the voices he says inspire him. Friday, February 11, 2000 Guest: Frank and Ted Mahovlich Topic: The Home Team Produced by Wendy Bryan NHL great and Hockey Hall of Famer Frank Mahovlich is stick-handling in the political arena these days. Senator Mahovlich reflects on the changing worlds of Canada’s chamber of ‘sober second thought’ and our national sport, hockey. He is joined by son Ted, who shares his dream-come-true: playing alongside #27 on the Greatest Hockey Legends Tour team. Monday, February 14, 2000 Guest: Ricky Martin Topic: La Vida Loca Produced by Sandra MacEachern He burst into the world’s living rooms during the 1999 Grammy telecast…singing, swivelling and becoming pop music’s golden boy in the process. But this “overnight sensation” has been a long time in the making, first sampling stardom as a member of ’80s boy band Menudo. Now, Ricky Martin is Livin’ La Vida Loca. Tuesday, February 15, 2000 Guest: Eugene Levy Topic: American Pie, eh? Produced by Beth Harrington Comic Eugene Levy is not a funny guy. At least that’s what he says. Well, tell that to the producers of the sleeper hit movie, American Pie. From SCTV to sex and the single teenager, Eugene Levy is looking ahead to more success and a move to L.A. Wednesday, February 16, 2000 Guest: Frank McCourt – Part 1 Topic: Rising from the Ashes Produced by Wendy Bryan Frank McCourt’s literary tsunami, Angela’s Ashes–the heart-wrenching true story of growing up desperately poor in Ireland–took the world by storm. His first book, written after the age of 60, garnered the prestigious Pulitzer Prize, sold millions of copies and spent over 117 weeks on best-seller lists around the globe. Now he’s back with his eagerly-awaited sequel, ‘Tis. Thursday, February 17, 2000 Guest: Frank McCourt – Part 2 Topic: Rising from the Ashes Produced by Wendy Bryan We continue our conversation with Frank McCourt. Friday, February 18, 2000 Guest: Peter Lougheed Topic: Conservative Views Produced by Beth Harrington The elder statesman of Canadian politics, former Alberta Premier Peter Lougheed, shares his views on the shaky state of the nation. Lougheed also discusses his 14 years as premier and why federal government mismanagement has undermined the future of Calgary’s Canadian Airlines. Monday, February 21, 2000 Guest: Charlie Major Topic: Major Success Produced by Sandra MacEachern Growing up in Aylmer, Quebec, a career in country music was the furthest thing from Charlie Major’s mind. One of eight children, he was a typical Canadian kid who dreamt of being a hockey superstar. But teenage romantic angst led a 14-year-old Major to write his first song–and the rest is music history. Three-time Juno Award-winner Charlie Major on his craft, his career, and refusing to compromise. Tuesday, February 22, 2000 Guest: Sheila McCarthy Topic: Acting Wisely Produced by Beth Harrington You may not know the name, but the face is unforgettable. Sheila McCarthy once wrote a letter to actor Bruce Willis begging him to hire her for Die Hard II…and he did. Her role in I’ve Heard The Mermaids Singing was a breakthrough. Now she is producing and starring in her own movie with veteran film star Debbie Reynolds. Wednesday, February 23, 2000 Guest: Michael Smith Topic: Gene-ius Produced by Wendy Bryan Canada’s most distinguished biochemist and winner of the 1993 Nobel Prize for his pioneering work on genetic engineering, Michael Smith, discusses the race to map the human genome, curing disease and making designer babies. The Nobel Laureate helps us explore the brave new world of biotech medicine. Thursday, February 24, 2000 Guest: Graham Kerr Topic: A Man for All Seasonings Produced by Susan Ferrier MacKay A man of exceptional taste, Graham Kerr was the first ‘foodie’ to appear on television. The former Galloping Gourmet enthuses about his new scaled-down lifestyle, and the joys of sharing delicious, healthy meals with friends. A culinary trip around the world on the QEII inspired his new book, The Gathering Place, and a similarly named TV show. Friday, February 25, 2000 Guest: Carl Reiner Topic: King of Comedy Produced by Wendy Bryan At 77, Carl Reiner has been making people laugh since he created and starred in The Dick Van Dyke Show in the early sixties. His 2,000 Year Old Man sketches with Mel Brooks are the stuff of comedy legend. Now the Emmy Award-winning actor/director takes to the page to pen is new book, How Paul Robeson Saved My Life and other Mostly Happy Stories. Monday, February 28, 2000 Guest: Stanley Prusiner Topic: Brain Drain Produced by Wendy Bryan Nobel laureate and maverick U.S. scientist Dr. Stanley Prusiner changed the way medicine looked at disease when he discovered a “brand new agent” that created things like “mad cow disease.” He was shunned by his peers as a man who had overreached the limits of scientific sensibility. But his bold ideas persevered. And now Dr. Prusiner’s discovery is changing the way we look at the brain. Tuesday, February 29, 2000 Guest: Eric Idle Topic: Monty Python Idol Produced by Susan Ferrier MacKay Nudge, nudge. Wink, wink. One of the six original members of Monty Python has plenty to say about comedy. Idle, currently appearing in the TV series Suddenly Susan, is on the road with his latest novel, The Road To Mars, a ‘post-modem’ sci-fi thriller spoof. Wednesday, March 1, 2000 Guest: Julia Child Topic: The Grande Dame of Dining Produced by Wendy Bryan At 87 years of age, Julia Child is still going strong. In her latest book, Julia and Jacques Cooking at Home, the companion volume to the public television series, they go back to basics and share the accumulated wisdom of a lifetime spent honing their cooking skills. Thursday, March 2, 2000 Guest: Beverley McLachlin Topic: She Rules! Produced by Susan Ferrier MacKay Newly-appointed Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin will set the future course of Canada’s legal system. The Charter of Rights and Freedoms gives the Supreme Court of Canada the ultimate power to rule on even the most controversial legal and political matters; so, 56-year-old McLachlin will be at the helm to shape the course of the most significant laws in the land. Friday, March 3, 2000 Guest: Paul Gross Topic: The Full Mountie Produced by Sandra MacEachern Everybody’s favourite man in red serge, Constable Benton Fraser, rode off into the sunset when Due South ended its on-again, off-again run recently. But the man behind the badge, Paul Gross, hasn’t shed his Mountie mantle just yet. This three-time Gemini Award-winner has taken on another police persona–but this time, he’s the one behind bars. We’ve got our man: writer, actor, producer Paul Gross. Monday, March 6, 2000 Guest: Julie Payette Topic: The Joy of Julie Produced by Beth Harrington She’s a computer engineer, a triathlete, a scuba diver, a skier–she sings arias and plays the piano. But Julie Payette dreamed of becoming an astronaut, and is now the brightest star in NASA’s galaxy…Canadian Julie Payette. Tuesday, March 7, 2000 Guest: Lester Thurow Topic: A Thurow Analysis Produced by Wendy Bryan How will individuals, businesses and societies generate new wealth when what worked in the 20th century, won’t work in the 21st? MIT economist Lester Thurow, author of such definitive works as The Zero-Sum Society and The Future of Capitalism outlines how to succeed in the new economy. Thurow helps us make sense of the complex forces shaping today’s global society. Wednesday, March 8, 2000 Guests: Rick Mercer & Mary Walsh Topic: 22 Minutes with Mercer and Walsh Produced by Sandra MacEachern He’s the one known for his rants and she’s the one that rails and rages. These multiple-Gemini winners are in their seventh season together on This Hour Has 22 Minutes. Mary Walsh and Rick Mercer on making the movers and shakers squirm–and the rest of us laugh. Thursday, March 9, 2000 Guest: Rick George Topic: In Good Company Produced by Susan Ferrier MacKay From all-American boy to Canadian CEO of the Year, Rick George took Suncor Energy Inc. and turned it lock, stock and barrels of oil into a darling of Bay Street. Shares in Suncor have risen by 600%. He’s the oilsands golden boy, and he’ll tell us how he did it. Friday, March 10, 2000 Guest: Dr. Luc Montagnier Topic: Epidemic Academic Produced by Wendy Bryan France’s Dr. Luc Montagnier was catapulted to worldwide fame when he discovered the AIDS virus in 1983. Now, Montagnier is concerned that humanity could face an onslaught of killer diseases on a scale even larger than the current AIDS epidemic. He discusses causes, cures and the human condition. Monday, March 13, 2000 Guest: Paul Sorvino Topic: Tough Guy Gentle Man Produced by Susan Ferrier MacKay His heavyweight image playing cops and Mafia types belies the inner man: a poet, painter and opera singer. Proud papa of Oscar-winning daughter Mira, Paul Sorvino talks about fatherhood, his battle with asthma, and an award-winning stage career. Tuesday, March 14, 2000 Guest: Amanda Marshall Topic: A Visit With “The Voice” Produced by Sandra MacEachern The flying hair…the flailing hands… Amanda Marshall is as well known for her dramatic stage presence as she is for her searing, soaring vocals. And now “The Voice”–whose debut album went eight-times platinum in Canada–has found her songwriting muse. Armed with a notebook of “on the road” life experiences, she co-wrote her new CD, Tuesday’s Child. Amanda Marshall, in her own words…and music. Wednesday, March 15, 2000 Guest: Nicholas Shakespeare Topic: Words Worth Reading Produced by Susan Ferrier MacKay As a 13th cousin of the bard, award-winning author Nicholas Shakespeare comes by his gift for storytelling honestly. His latest work is Chatwin, an engaging biography of Bruce Chatwin, British travel writer, raconteur, active gay and devoted husband who died of AIDS. Thursday, March 16, 2000 Guest: Rick Roberts Topic: Playing Doctor Produced by Sandra MacEachern Canadian actor Rick Roberts started out with dreams of being a doctor. But a stint in pre-med changed all that…at least until he was cast as a humanitarian hunk in the short-lived but highly-acclaimed series, L.A. Doctors. Now, “officially unemployed,” the former Traders star says he’s enjoying just hanging out in L.A. with his family. “Nice guy” actor Rick Roberts on fame, family and the fickle nature of television. Friday, March 17, 2000 Guest: Sir Edmund Hilary Topic: On Top of the World Produced by Susan Ferrier MacKay A true hero of the 20th century, Sir Edmund Hilary stakes his claim on history, dispelling the suggestion that he might not have been the first man atop Mount Everest. Now in his eighties, the philanthropic Sir Edmund Hilary reflects on a life of adventure that includes trips to both North and South Poles, and the top of the world. Monday, March 20, 2000 Guest: Dr. Roger Gosden Topic: Popular Misconceptions Produced by Beth Harrington Britain’s Dr. Roger Gosden, one of the world’s leaders in reproductive biotechnology, explores the science and the ethics of removal and storage of human ovaries and why he moved to biotech-friendly Canada to continue his research. Tuesday, March 21, 2000 Guest: John Irving Topic: The Movie World According To· Produced by Susan Ferrier MacKay This literary lion spent 13 years wrestling his ninth novel, The Cider House Rules, onto the big screen. His struggle is documented in My Movie Business, A Memoir, a non-fiction account of his trials and tribulations of translating literature to screenplay. Wednesday, March 22, 2000 Guest: William Gibson Topic: Cyberspace Produced by Wendy Bryan It was he who coined the term “cyberspace” back in 1981. He says he invented cyberspace because he needed something to replace the aliens-and-spacecraft part of science fiction. His latest novel, All Tomorrow’s Parties, is a haunting look at a 21st century ravaged by information overload. Thursday, March 23, 2000 Guest: Isaac Stern Topic: A Fiddler’s Tale Produced by Wendy Bryan Isaac Stern is one of the greatest musicians of the century, and one of the most-recorded musical artists of our time. He has devoted himself to the advancement of the arts, leading the successful effort to save New York’s Carnegie Hall and becoming the first recipient to be awarded the Albert Schweitzer prize for “life, devoted to music and humanism.” The musician, the man and the magic of Isaac Stern. Friday, March 24, 2000 Guest: Patricia Rozema Topic: Winning in a Mansfield Produced by Beth Harrington Rozema began her career as a television journalist/producer. She quit journalism because “a lot of injustices in journalism are the journalists.” In 1987, at the age of 29, she won the Cannes Festival’s Prix de la Jeunesse for I’ve Heard the Mermaids Singing. After successes such as When Night is Falling and White Room, controversial Canadian director Patricia Rozema goes mainstream with her adaptation of Jane Austen’s novel, Mansfield Park. Monday, March 27, 2000 Guest: Cy Leonard Topic: Ventriloquism for Dummies Produced by Susan Ferrier MacKay A frequent guest on the Uncle Bobby Show back in the 70’s, ventriloquist Cy Leonard has had a wooden alter-ego on his arm for almost as long as he can remember. Cy and his pals join Pamela to vent about the good old days and the art of throwing voices. Tuesday, March 28, 2000 Guest: Elizabeth Blackburn Topic: Cancer Answers Produced by Wendy Bryan World-renowned scientist Dr. Elizabeth Blackburn is recognized for her work in understanding how cancer cells spread–work described as one of the most important discoveries in the field of molecular genetics. Her research may also unlock the secret to prolonging life. Blackburn discusses the race for a cancer cure, and the aging process and immortality in humans. Wednesday, March 29, 2000 Guest: Dr. Philip Currie Topic: Boning Up Produced by Susan Ferrier MacKay Who says toys in cereal boxes are a waste of time for kids? A plastic dinosaur in six-year-old Philip Currie’s Corn Flakes box ignited his lifelong love affair with cretaceous creatures. Currie, now a world leader in the field of paleontology, shows and tells Pamela about the missing link between dinosaurs and birds. Thursday, March 30, 2000 Guest: Judge Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond Topic: Judging Style Produced by Beth Harrington Time magazine lists her as one of the leaders of the new millennium. Saskatchewan’s first native judge and a Harvard graduate, Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond has a vision of aboriginal justice that is stirring things up in the West. Friday, March 31, 2000 Guest: David Suzuki Topic: Environmental Guru Produced by Beth Harrington After years of pushing science into the living rooms of Canadians, Dr. David Suzuki is not only a household name, but a sexy TV star. How did that happen? Well, being green is chic, recycling is fashionable, and posing nearly nude seems to be de rigueur even for a 63-year-old science guru. Dr. David Suzuki, thirty years of living with the contradictions of an environmentalist cause celebre. Monday, April 3, 2000 Guest: Wide Mouth Mason Topic: Open Wide Produced by Sandra MacEachern These three Saskatchewan boys have made the world sit up and take notice with their label-defying music and social conscience. But for Wide Mouth Mason–who count The Rolling Stones among their fans–the “star trip” doesn’t involve private jets and limos. Instead, they’re crossing the country in a giant blue condom-themed bus as part of their “Play It Safe” tour, promoting safe sex (and their new album, Where I Started). Tuesday, April 4, 2000 Guest: Dr. David Johnston Topic: The Wild Wild Web Produced by Beth Harrington Dr. David Johnston, President of Waterloo University, believes that the World Wide Web has a frontier justice system. He wants to establish more controls on the Internet. Cyberlaw: To regulate or not to regulate? Wednesday, April 5, 2000 Guest: Pierce Brosnan Topic: 007 Heaven Produced by Wendy Bryan The World is Not Enough for James Bond star Pierce Brosnan, who gives a rare in-studio interview. He rocketed to fame with Remington Steele, followed by hit roles in Mrs. Doubtfire and The Mirror Has Two Faces. His own company, named by his late wife, Cassandra, produced The Thomas Crown Affair. Brosnan, the 005th man to play 007, now stars in Richard Attenborough’s epic, Grey Owl, and shares the painful and the personal path to today’s stardom. Thursday, April 6, 2000 Guest: General Wesley Clark Topic: War & Peace Produced by Wendy Bryan As NATO’s Supreme Allied Commander, General Wesley Clark must be both military chief and diplomat. The highly-decorated Vietnam veteran and Rhodes Scholar discusses the emerging humanitarian focus of waging war, the end of the peace dividend, and why he’s leaving his job early. Did the Pentagon push? Friday, April 7, 2000 Guest: Burton Cummings Topic: Second Cummings Produced by Sandra MacEachern He’s the king of Canadian rock music–the voice behind such megahits as I’m Scared, Stand Tall and American Woman. Cummings’ beginnings were in Winnipeg with The Guess Who, the most successful Canadian band of all time. This past summer The Guess Who rocked the world–quite literally–with a reunion performance (seen by some 300 million viewers) during the closing ceremonies at the Pan Am Games in their hometown. And Burton says they had so much fun, they might do it again. Monday, April 10, 2000 Guest: Michele Lee Topic: The Original Love Bug Produced by Beth Harrington On screen and off, she was the girl next door. Lee sang and danced on stage, and spent 14 years as the star of one of television’s best-loved nighttime soaps, Knot’s Landing, where her own life often paralleled the domestic drama on screen. Today, at 55, Lee has pride of place in the ranks of Hollywood’s powerful as a writer, producer, director and star. Tuesday, April 11, 2000 Guest: Lord Richard Attenborough Topic: Heroes & Icons Produced by Wendy Bryan When Lord Richard Attenborough was a boy, he heard Canadian “native” Grey Owl speak. Fifty years later, he brings the legend to the silver screen. The Oscar-winning director, named a life Peer by the Queen for his services to cinema, is the force behind movies on personalities that change the world, including Ghandi, Chaplin and Cry Freedom. Wednesday, April 12, 2000 Guest: Tony Curtis Topic: He Likes it Hot! Produced by Beth Harrington He traded in his sex symbol image for a skirt in Some Like it Hot. He had a love/hate relationship with Marilyn Monroe. He went from the top to the bottom. But he’s a survivor. Tony Curtis, one on one. Thursday, April 13, 2000 Guest: Bruce McCulloch Topic: The Kid is Alright Produced by Sandra MacEachern He’s been called the enfant terrible of Canada’s sketch comedy darlings, The Kids in the Hall. The darkest and most cynical of the troupe, he portrayed characters ranging from the lascivious, lovelorn Cabbage Head to the singularly single secretary, “Kathie with a K.” But since the Kids “left home” a few years back, he’s been busier than ever, most recently as director of two back-to-back feature films: Dog Park and Superstar. Friday, April 14, 2000 Guest: Joely Fisher Topic: Fisher Stories Produced by Sandra MacEachern If good genes count for anything, Joely Fisher’s success on stage and screen was guaranteed. But the daughter of singer-actor Connie Stevens and crooner Eddie Fisher has paid her dues. With recent roles in Ellen and Inspector Gadget, she’s proven she’s more than just “daughter of.” And now, she’s stepped even further out of the family shadow and onto the stage, with a starring role in Cabaret. Monday, April 17, 2000 Guest: Steven Hudson Topic: Canada’s Loan Ranger Produced by Wendy Bryan Canadian business wunderkind and Newcourt Credit founder Steven Hudson is an incredible rags to riches story. At the tender age of 37, he became the fifth-highest-paid CEO of a public company in Canada, acquiring competitors to create the world’s largest publicly-traded finance company. His merger plans with CIT have gone ahead, but without Steven Hudson at the helm of the company he founded. Now he finds himself out on the (Bay) street, albeit with plenty of cash in hand. What’s next for the loan ranger? Tuesday, April 18, 2000 Guest: Bryan Ferry Topic: Ferry Tales Produced by Sandra MacEachern He was one of the superstars in a decade that produced more than its fair share of suave and sexy singers. As the lead singer of Roxy Music, Bryan Ferry was a glam rock poster boy. Almost thirty years later, the voice behind such hits as Slave to Love and Love is the Drug can still make us swoon. He’s just released a new CD of crooner classics, As Time Goes By. Wednesday, April 19, 2000 Guest: Susan Faludi Topic: Man Overboard Produced by Wendy Bryan Is masculinity under siege? The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Susan Faludi set off a firestorm with her landmark book, Backlash: The Undeclared War Against American Women. Now she turns her attention to the state of the American male psyche with her latest book, Stiffed: The Betrayal of the American Man. Thursday, April 20, 2000 Guest: Bryan Adams Topic: Made in Canada Produced by Sandra MacEachern Bryan Adams is a global rock star–a musical ambassador who symbolizes Canada for millions around the world, whether he’s belting out arena anthems like Summer of ’69 or crooning chart-busting ballads like (Everything I Do) I Do It For You. Now, he’s wowing the world with yet another talent–a book of photographs of women who were Made in Canada. (To order Made in Canada, phone 1-888-440-4718 or visit www.bryanadams.com.) Friday, April 21, 2000 Guest: Gale (Zoe) Garnett Topic: Visible Amazement Produced by Beth Harrington She sang in the sunshine, and it was a major hit for sixteen-year-old Gale Garnett. Now the actor, singer and writer has written her first novel, Visible Amazement, about the coming of age of a young teenage girl. Dynamic and free-spirited, Gale (Zoe) Garnett, the new kid on the literary block. Monday, April 24, 2000 Guest: Geri Halliwell Topic: Life After Spice Produced by Sandra MacEachern It’s not every day that a 25-year-old woman quitting her job makes headlines around the world. But that’s just what happened when Ginger Spice, the de facto leader of the Spice Girls, the biggest pop act to come out of Britain since The Beatles, quit her job. Now, with a new image, a new album and a new book, Geri Halliwell looks at life after Spice. Tuesday, April 25, 2000 Guest: Terry Evanshen Topic: Memories–Back to the Future? Produced by Susan Ferrier MacKay Football fans remember Terry Evanshen as an outstanding pass receiver, twice voted “Most Outstanding Canadian” in the CFL. But a devastating car accident in ’88 robbed him of his memory. The football legend shares the story of the long road back to today, how he copes without memory, and about his surprising new career. Wednesday, April 26, 2000 Guest: Allan Fotheringham Topic: And the Foth Shall be Last Produced by Beth Harrington Pundit, raconteur, globetrotter, Allan Fotheringham has spent 25 years on the back page of Maclean’s magazine and a lifetime on the soapbox. But there’s a story of personal triumph as well. Thursday, April 27, 2000 Guest: Roddy Doyle Topic: Hot Roddy! Produced by Wendy Bryan With his novel Paddy Clark Ha Ha Ha, Ireland’s most famous teacher-turned-literary icon, Roddy Doyle, was the first Irish writer ever to win the Booker Prize. The Commitments chronicles the gritty life of the working-class Irish. Now, with his first foray into historical fiction, A Star Called Henry, Roddy Doyle explores the roots of Irish violence, terrorism and the history of the IRA. Friday, April 28, 2000 Guest: Daphne Sheldrick Topic: Elephant Lady Produced by Beth Harrington What happens to baby African elephants when their mothers are slaughtered for ivory? Daphne Sheldrick runs an elephant nursery for tender loving care in Kenya. A real-life Dr. Dolittle talks about her hefty responsibilities and why she believes elephants are almost human.