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Steve Paikin, Dan Dunsky, and Daniel Kitts discuss Paikin's 2005 conversation with Mikhail Gorbachev.
 Man with glasses from the article ‘Gwyneth Paltrow never ceases to disappoint’: Grading celebrities on their pandemic knowledge
TVO.org speaks with University of Alberta professor Timothy Caulfield about how celebrities have helped — and hurt — the public’s understanding of COVID-19.
Man sitting at table, holding papers and speaking.  from the article Looking back on Mikhail Gorbachev’s appearance on TVO
Steve Paikin and others discuss what it was like to meet the former Soviet leader in 2005 — and how his legacy holds up today.
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Author Margaret Atwood discusses her book, "Payback: Debt and the Shadow Side of Wealth."

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