Just a few of the highlights from the latest show. For a more detailed rundown, click on "Read More" at the bottom of this entry. Or consult the box marked "Latest Audio" at the right-hand side of the webpage.
END OF WAR IN IRAQ - BLOGGER AND SOLDIER. It's the end of the line. A Baghdad Blogger reflects on what "the end" means for Iraqis. And a marine who served four tours in Iraq looks back on the war and explains why he thinks the U.S. is giving up.
GAELIC COLLEGE BAGPIPING FIGHT. It's all in the bag. A proposed change in the bagpiping curriculum at Nova's Scotia's Gaelic College of Celtic Arts and Crafts has got pipers in twist, from coast to coast.
TALKBACK+EMAIL: GOOSE MYSTERY. Something's foul with the geese. As It Happens listeners submit their theories on what is making the geese at River Lea disappear.
OBIT: GEORGE WHITMAN. A little less company at Shakespeare and Company. George Whitman, the founder of the legendary Paris bookstore has died. Carol speaks to his daughter, Sylvia Whitman, and to his friend, Lawrence Ferlinghetti.
JONESTOWN SURVIVOR. Teri Buford O'Shea escaped Jonestown just weeks before the cult's leader, Jim Jones, commanded over nine-hundred people to kill themselves. Carol speaks to her about her new book of poems and photographs about her time with the cult.
TALKBACK+EMAIL: CANADA'S NATIONAL BIRD. As It Happens listeners continue to flock to their emails with their votes for Canada's National Bird.