Friday, November 19, 2010 | Categories: Episodes |
All they can do is wait. After an explosion at a New Zealand coal mine, dozens of workers are trapped underground -- and the local mayor describes his town's ordeal.
Frankenstein-ian monsters. How British doctors performed post-mortem medical tests on dozens of dead British nuclear workers, without anyone's consent.
In Montreal, nothing was certain but debt and taxis. Police break up a shakedown scheme involving one hotel's doormen, and the city's cab-drivers.
A disturbing twist in a disturbing case. In South Africa, the case of an alleged gang-rape gets more controversial -- when the apparent victim is herself charged.
A fridge too far. The chilling tale of a man who hitch-hiked around Ireland for a month -- accompanied only by a heavy kitchen appliance.
And...comedy is easy -- understanding financial collapse is hard. So Ireland hosts the "Kilkenomics" festival -- which combines economics, comedy, and probably beer.
As It Happens, the Friday edition. Radio that finds bankruptcy is the soul of wit.[an error occurred while processing this directive]