Bob Carty Desert Eyes

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Desert Eyes ... 20  original tracks with diverse musical threads - folk, anthems, laments, protests and children songs. Music that inspires justice, kindles reflection, and invites all to sing.


Bob Carty is an Ottawa-based documentary radio producer for The Sunday Edition and The Current on CBC Radio One. 

Prior to entering journalism Bob spent a decade working on human rights and international development in Latin America.

In 1981 he joined CBC Radio as a producer (later foreign editor and senior producer) for Sunday Morning. In the late 1980s, Bob and his family spent five years in Central America. His wife, Frances Arbour, worked with internally displaced people in Guatemala and Guatemalan refugees in Mexico while Bob covered military conflicts, human rights, development and ecological issues throughout Latin America for the CBC, The Globe & Mail and National Public Radio. Returning to Canada in 1993, Bob resumed work for the CBC on feature documentaries.

Bob’s work has won numerous awards including a Peabody and a Gabriel, several New York International Radio Festival Awards, and multiple investigative journalism prizes.

You can hear some of his documentaries here.

Bob is active in freedom of expression issues as a member of Canadian Journalists for Free Expression (CJFE), and as a founder of the International Freedom of Expression eXchange (IFEX).
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The Desert Eyes SONGBOOK ... 68 pages of arrangements for piano, guitar and other instruments. Order HERE.

A review of Desert Eyes by author, activist and former Catholic New Times editor Ted Schmidt.  What others are saying.

Youtube videos and photos.

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