As It Happens: Friday Edition

Friday, April 28, 2017
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Part One

Arkansas execution: victim relative
When the daughter of the latest Arkansas inmate to be executed could not afford to see her father one last time, Kayla Greenwood made it happen even though that inmate killed her father. 

Venezuela protests
As the death toll from anti-government protests in Venezuela continues to climb, Carol speaks with Maria Corina Machado — one of the country's most prominent opposition figures.

Fast bowler 
A New York man strikes a chord by recording a strike — and then eleven more — bowling a perfect game in less than a minute-and-a-half. 

Part Two

Doctor quits Irish hospital
When the society of nuns who once ran the controversial Magdalene Laundries take ownership of Dublin's maternity hospital, one doctor resigns from the hospital board in an act of defiance.

Moon rock widow 
Joann Davis tried to sell a paperweight with a speck of moon rock that was given to her husband by NASA. But the space agency had other plans. 

Part Three

Feature interview: "My Brother, My Enemy" documentary director
During the Iran-Iraq war, they were on opposite sides. Now, they're friends — and they owe their new relationship to a chance meeting in Vancouver. Their story is told in a new documentary called "My Enemy, My Brother." Carol speaks with the filmmaker, Ann Shin.

As it Happens was produced this week by:

Jeanne Armstrong
Imogen Birchard
Laura Carlin
Karen Chen
Katie Geleff
Sheena Goodyear
Chris Harbord
Samantha Lui 
Kevin Robertson
Pedro Sanchez
Earvin Solitario
Kate Swoger 

and Julian Uzielli 

Our technicians this week were Reynold Gonsalves and Jennifer Rowley

The show director is Kevin Ball. Chris Howden is our writer. 

John Perry is the Senior Producer. And the Executive Producer of As It Happens is Robin Smythe.

We'd also like to thank some other people who helped put the show together this week: 

Mary-Catherine MacIntosh in Halifax
Susan McKenzie and Elias Abboud in Montreal
Kristin Nelson and Paul Bisson in Ottawa
Keith Hart in Toronto
Suzanne Dufresne in Winnipeg
Michael O'Halloran in Calgary
Gareth Hampshire in Edmonton
and Anne Penman in Vancouver.

As It Happens will be back again on Monday. Good night, and good weekend.