Few writers would have the self-confidence to re-imagine the classic "Don Quixote," often referred to as the first modern novel. But there are few writers like Salman Rushdie. His newest novel, "Quichotte," takes readers on an equally epic journey, exploring the dilemmas of a world that has lost its grip on the truth.
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- November 13, 2019 - 27:18Television critic Emily Nussbaum talks to Steve Paikin about the genre's new "golden age."
- November 12, 2019 - 20:44Steve Paikin talks to Elizabeth May about her career in politics and why she believes now is the time to resign.
- November 12, 2019 - 33:39Ontario mayors discuss changes to regional boundaries.
- November 11, 2019 - 26:52She talks to Steve Paikin about her career, the topic of her book, "Girls Need Not Apply: Field Notes from the Forces."
- November 11, 2019 - 27:42The Agenda to discuss his book, "Agents of Influence: A British Campaign, a Canadian Spy, and the Secret Plot to Bring American into World War II."
- November 8, 2019 - 25:15The Agenda reviews top stories from this week.
- November 8, 2019 - 4:46What are the barriers and challenges women face in Ontario's trucking industry and how can more women be encouraged into the field.
- November 8, 2019 - 24:06The Agenda discusses the military contribution of northern Ontario to the Second World War
- November 7, 2019 - 14:29The Agenda discusses the tense relationship between the Ontario government and teachers' unions.
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What's on This Week
MonNov 11Canada's WWII Spymaster; Women in the MilitaryThe Agenda welcomes British author and historian William Hemming to discuss how a Manitoba-born spy led a secret British campaign to get the U.S. into the Second World War - the subject of his book "Agents of Influence." Then, Kelly Thompson, a former captain in the Canadian Armed Forces talks about the rampant sexism and abuse she experienced during her career.
TueNov 12Elizabeth MaySteve Paikin chats with the long-time leader of the federal Green Party about her decision to call it quits and what change and renewal will mean for the party going forward.
WedNov 13TV Criticism as Art; Rushdie Updates Don QuixotePulitzer Prize-winner for her work as The New Yorker's television critic, Emily Nussbaum talks to Steve Paikin about her book, "I Like to Watch." Then, acclaimed author Salman Rushdie talks to Nam Kiwanuka about his post-modern reimagination of Cervantes' "Don Quixote" with his book, "Quichotte."
ThuNov 14Science and Race; The Trouble with TarionThe Agenda welcomes British science journalist Angela Saini to discuss the history and ideology of race science. Then, Ontarios auditor general is here on her tough new report about Tarion, the agency that provides warranties for new homes in the province, which the NDP says should be scrapped.
FriNov 15Michael Ignatieff; Ontario Hubs; The Agenda's WeekThe Agenda welcomes the former leader of the federal Liberals to discuss his recent work, populist unrest in Europe, and last month's Canadian election. Then, Ontario Hubs journalists discuss stories they're following. And, The Agenda reviews its week of programming.