Tuesday, May 10, 2011 | Categories: Episodes |
Après ça, le déluge. A Manitoba farmer waits to see whether officials will breach a nearby dike -- flooding his land to save homes elsewhere.
A public battle for privacy. The former head of Formula One racing, Max Mosley, reaches a roadblock in his quest to change Britain's privacy laws.
Caught in the act. The spirited back-and-forth between the U.S. and Pakistan regarding the killing of Osama bin Laden may be little more than a scripted drama.
The price of gas is another gas. American scientists find an alarmingly high occurrence of methane in drinking water in homes near natural-gas wells.
Don't judge a book by its coverage. A New York bookstore offers something for everyone -- provided everyone wants to read the exact same book.
And...the response is hos-tile and vola-tile -- but fu-tile. I'm talking about Scrabble tiles -- and a British Scrabble dictionary's addition of three thousand controversial new words.
As It Happens, the Tuesday edition. Radio that offers the best of times -- and the words of times.