The Monday Edition: Syria Red Cross, Elephant Pointing Study, Labrador Model T -- and more


TONIGHT: A measure of relief. A day after their abduction by armed kidnappers in northeast Syria, a group of Red Cross aid workers is released.

Inescapable tragedy. At a crowded holding centre on Malta, a BBC interview about Syrian migrants is interrupted by a poignant reminder of the war back home.

The ghosts in the machine. For nearly ninety years, it's been rusting on the shores of Voisey's Bay, Labrador -- but an archaeologist hopes he can bring a Model-T Ford snowmobile sputtering back to life.

Loved labours, lost. John DeMont's new book, 'A Good Day's Work', chronicles his encounters with holders of traditional jobs that may soon be headed for the ash heap of history.

Welcome remarks from the Peanuts gallery. Charlie Brown, Snoopy, and the gang have been a staple of Canadian Thanksgiving for generations -- so on this holiday Monday, we'll revisit some of our favourite Peanuts-themed interviews.

And...they're well equipped to "tusk, tusk", but new research suggests elephants might also shake a finger if they could -- because they recognize and respond to human pointing.

As It Happens, the Monday edition. Radio that's never afraid to point out the elephant in the room. 

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