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Thursday, September 15, 2011

Tonight:

Uncharted territories. We have the Palestinian Authority on its plans to take its case for statehood to the United Nations.

Greenpeace de resistance. Forty years since its inception, one of the original members of the activist organization remembers the early days.

End of the line. When Ford shuts down its assembly plant in St. Thomas, Ontario, more than twelve-hundred people lose their jobs.

Enduring joblessness. In the U.S., the problem isn't just unemployment -- it's a distressing rise in long-term unemployment.

Recognition he didn't seek. An Ethiopian journalist flees his country after his name is mentioned in an unredacted Wikileaks cable.

And...the Mainer attraction. By using two fingers to pluck the banjo strings, the late Wade Mainer redefined the instrument -- and planted the seeds of bluegrass.

As It Happens, the Thursday edition. Radio that knows how to pick 'em.

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