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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 17, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta FACE G Five TV specials on the untamed wilds of Canada Exploring Canada's untamed land with John and Janet Fos- ter, a husband-and wife team of wilderness and photo- graphers, five specials will be on CBC-TV this winter under the title To The Wild Country. Produced by KEG Productions Ltd. for CBC-TV. the specials also feature Lome Greene as on-camera narrator. The first program, Kluane. filrmd last July and August in the Yukon, will be telecast on CBC-TV Sunday, Nov. 19, at 9 p.m. (in Directed by John Foster, who A.M.A. WORLD TRAVEL REPORTER bv TERRY WITTKOPF QUESTION: Can I a'so buy airline tickets from a travel service? ANSWER: OF course! The price is the same, and our service is immediate and thorough. Have you a t'ftve) p'oblem of your own? Come in phone or write us. We wilt be glad to help you whhovt charge or obligation of any kind. A.M.A. WORLD TRAVEL 608 Ave. 5. Alt inquiries welcome Phone 328-11 SI or 328-7921 is on loan to KEG Productions from CBC-TV's features deparl- ment for the series, the initial special in the five-program ser- ies accompanies John and his wife Janet to Canada's first national park in the Yukon (Kluane National some square miles of "the most spectacular scenery on earth." The series will exploit not only the incredible beauty of the Ca- nadian wilderness, but will study its abundant wildlife and ecology. Kluane takes viewers with John and Janet Foster to the "roof of Canada" for in Klu- ane National Park there is the country's highest mountain, Mount Logan feet, sec- ond highest in "North along with another famous peak, Mount Kennedy. By canoe, on foot, by helicopter and small aircraft, John and Janet move from the gentle lowlands up to the edge of "oxygen country" (the altitude at which flyers would begin to turn on the oxy- gen in their The park is situated in Canada's far northwest, between the Alaska and B.C. borders. The Fosters encounter grizz- lies, moose, moutain caribou, dall sheep, mountain goats, bald eagles and many species of small birds. They walk the an- cient ice of deeply crevased glaciers, and Janet (dangling on a rope) learns the art of escap- ing from a crevasse, while Monty Alford, the Yukon's greatest mountain climber, looks on. The Fosters also meet a party of climbers and scientists from the United States, and they wit- ness an unusual symbolic wed- ding. John explains, "Two of the climbers, a couple engaged to be married, decide to have a symbolic ceremony against the background of Mount Logan and other peaks, at feet. They wrote their own vows, in keep- ing with the wilderness setting, and the bride wore a silk man- tle made of a parachute. It was a strange and touching cere- mony. The couple were to be married in reality when they got back to the "United States." Located in LETH3RIDGE at 1221 2nd Ave. South Phone 327-3777 We have a comp'ele supply of oil your "Animal Health Products" including TERRAfclYCiNE CRUMBLES Now specially priced..........5O-1b. bag NEW CO-OP ELECTRIC STOCK WATERERS With 4 Models fo choose from PRICED FROM to g.20 JOHN AND JANET FOSTER Attitude change towards Empire and its defence Program eight in the CTV Television Network's Sunday evening documentary series "The British Empire" examines the period between 1902, the year of the Coronation of Ed- ward VII, and the end of the First World War. Titled "The Challenge" and telecasting Sunday, November 19 at p.m., the program also deals with the philosophy and problems related to the de- fence of the Empire during this period and examines the politi- cal, social and educational con- ditions in Britain following the Boer War with the changing at- titudes of the British themselves towards the Empire. Before the turn of the cen- tury, the British had become easy going, even complacent Kitchener had succeeded at Om- durman, at Farroda in 1899 war with France seemed near, but the French backed down and Thursday, November 23 O Truth or Consequences Q Another World (D NCAA Football UJ Genera] Hospital 50 Movie: Cockeyed Cowboys of Calico County EJ Secret Storm Nancy Millar to Live O Mike Douglas O Hollywood Squares B Ed Allen Show CD Somerset IB Anotner World O Take SO O Edge of Night O) What's the Good Word Galloping Gourmet 0 Family Affair O Family Court Q joker's Wild fO Split Second O Anything You Can Do C7) Drop In (0 S'ar Trek f} News [O Bewitched 0 Let's Make a Deal 0 News Q) Password fO fD O OD CD O (0 JB (Q Paul Lynde Movie: Kcna Coast Nevvs Adam 12 News Tmh or Consequences Sanford and Son Kresk.n NCAA Flip Wilson George Little People Super Flick: Valley of the Dolls Carol Burnett Ironside O Movie: Storm in Summer O Dean Martin (Til News (5) News 10 George Kirby Q Tonlgnt Show Q] Movie: Sol Madrid ft Maude {0 Here Come the 70s ft News (Q) News (7J CJOC News IB News O Tenth Deeare E Merv Griffin Show O Movie: Voyage to to Prehistoric Planet recognized the Upper Nile as a sphere of influence exclusively Sritish, the short passage to India via the Suez Canal was secure and Britain's Far East- ern allies, the Japanese, had jiflicted a tremendous defeat upon the Russians. RISE OF GERMANY However, British educational and industrial development lag- ged seriously behind the new state of Imperial Germany. The German challenge (the chal- lenge of the program's title) led to radical reforms in the Royal Navy and the Army. On August 3, 1914, German forces violated Belgium's neut- rality and the following day Britain, on behalf of the Em- pire, declared war on the Ger- man aggressors. The old Imperial dream had come true as the Empire acted as a single collective power,