As It Happens

As It Happens: Friday Edition

Friday, Sept. 28, 2018

Full Episode Transcript

Part One

Kavanaugh supporter
The GOP has agreed to an FBI investigation of Brett Kavanaugh, but our guest needs no further confirmation he should be confirmed. 

Tesla lawsuit
Supporters think Elon Musk can do no wrong — but the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission believes he's done serious wrong, and shouldn't be in charge of his, or any, company. 

Van Gogh researcher
An expert on Vincent Van Gogh claims to be the first to really dive into the ways the Dutch artist's "Starry Night" was inspired by the Japanese artist Hokusai's famous print, "The Great Wave". 

Part Two

Russian colonel
According to the story, they're just innocent fitness instructors — but our guest's investigation shows one of the men accused of poisoning Sergei Skripal and his daughter is, in fact, a Russian colonel in military intelligence. 

Healing lodge chief
A notorious child murderer is moved from a prison to a healing lodge in Saskatchewan — and the Chief of the land where that lodge sits says his people should have been consulted. 

Part Three

Feature interview: investigative journalist John Carreyrou on the fall of Theranos (encore broadcast)
Elizabeth Holmes said she had invented technology that would revolutionize blood tests — and people invested billions in her company, Theranos. And Ms. Holmes insisted the technology worked, or would work, even when it became obvious that it didn't and wouldn't. In the Wall Street Journal, investigative journalist John Carreyrou broke the news that the company was broken — and now, it's just broke. An encore presentation of Carol's interview with Mr. Carreyrou, about his book on the fall of Theranos, Bad Blood