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As it Happened: The Archive Edition — The Fightin' Words Episode, Part II

When hockey commentator and coach Don Cherry gets cornered on his team's failing fortunes, he comes out swinging — but his "best-defence-is-a-good-offence" tactics end up sounding like sour Grapes.

As it Happened: The Archive Edition - The Fightin' Words Episode, Part I

After Lynette 'Squeaky' Fromme tried to gun down the US President, her roommate and fellow Manson Family member shot down "As it Happens" host Barbara Frum's questions — before threatening to kill the interview altogether.

As it Happened: The Archive Edition - The Four Weddings and a Funeral Episode

Darren Black Bear of Oklahoma faced a lot of resistance when he decided to tie the knot back in 2013. Not from friends and family, but from his state. But Mr. Black Bear found a way to marry the love of his life, Jason Pickel, all the same — with a little help from his tribe.

As it Happened: The Archive Edition - The Great Outdoors Episode

Our fearless host, Carol Off, is at home pushing for truth and certainty on air — but she's admittedly a fish out of water when it comes to pushing trapped cetaceans off a beach.
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As it Happened: The Archive Edition - The Marathon Episode

Terry Fox was heartbroken when he had to cut short his cross-Canada Marathon of Hope. But of course, the end of the road was only the beginning.

As it Happened: The Archive Edition - The Road Trip Episode

Before it was a big-screen comedy smash, The Cannonball Run was an actual illicit cross-country car rally, complete with Ferraris and a souped-up ambulance — and Jim Hunt was the first Canadian to enter.

As it Happened: The Archive Edition - The Flight Time Episode

Captain Bob Pearson pulled off the impossible, when he safely glided a Boeing 767 onto an abandoned airstrip that was serving as a track for drag racing — after running out of fuel at 12,000 metres.
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As it Happened: The Archive Edition - The Aliens Episode

What on Earth happened to Travis Walton when he went missing for five days back in 1975? According to him, he left it — in a flying saucer.

As it Happened: The Archive Edition - The Neighbours Episode

After militants stormed the U.S. Embassy in Tehran and took dozens of Americans hostage, Canada stepped in to help its neighbour — in a risky and covert operation to sneak some of the captives out of the country.

As it Happened: The Archive Edition - The Home Episode

For most Canadians today, July 1st is practically synonymous with Canada Day. But before 1982, it was called Dominion Day. And if one prime minister had had his way, it would have remained forever thus.

As it Happened: The Archive Edition - The Finnish Episode

It seems like a good place to end. As it Happened: The Archive Edition wraps up its 2016 season with The Finnish Episode. We’ll speak with the organizer of Finland’s World Swamp Soccer Championships, and we'll hear a performance by the Finnish Men’s Shouting Choir.

As it Happened: The Archive Edition - The Privy Episode

On The Privy Episode of As it Happened: The Archive Edition, we’ll hear about late poet Al Purdy’s newly refurbished privy and we’ll speak with the woman who rescued Margaret Thatcher’s former loo from a dumpster.

As it Happened: The Archive Edition - The Birds + Bees Episode

On the The Birds and Bees Episode of As it Happened:The Archive Edition, we'll hear from NYPD Officer Anthony Planakis. For more than 35 years he was in charge of handling New York City's problems with roving gangs of ... bees. If there was a swarm anywhere in the city, "Tony Bees" was on it.

As it Happened: The Archive Edition - The Discoveries Episode

This week's episode includes the story of an Associated Press photographer in Washington, D.C. When she headed out to take pictures of homeless people in the cold, she had no idea her work would wind up reuniting a family from upstate New York.

As it Happened: The Archive Edition - The Rights Episode

They were the first couple in the world to enter into a legal same-sex partnership. Former As it Happens host Michael Enright speaks with Eigil Axgil, the day after Axgil said “I do” to his partner of 40 years in Copenhagen.