Bernie Lucht is the executive producer of Ideas and Tapestry. He also commissions and organizes the annual CBC Massey Lectures series. He has supervised several major CBC network specials, including The Gorbachev Revolution by Gwynne Dyer (1990) and From Naked Ape to Superspecies by David Suzuki (1998). Under his leadership, Ideas has won many awards and received national and international recognition for the quality of its work. Lucht is a senior fellow at Massey College in the University of Toronto. In 1998, he was awarded The John Drainie Award for Distinguished Contribution to Broadcasting by the Alliance of Canadian Cinema Television and Radio Artists. His most recent book is entitled: Ideas: Brilliant Speakers Speak Their Minds.

Festivals: 2006 (Year-Round)

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