As It Happens

As It Happens : Friday Full Episode

Friday, June 29, 2018

Part One

Maryland Newspaper Shooting
Maryland's Capital Gazette went to press today, after a gunman killed five members of its staff yesterday — and tonight, columnist Terence Smith remembers his murdered colleagues. 

Toronto Subway Rescue
The light in the middle of the tunnel. When he heard a man calling for help after falling on subway tracks in Toronto, Kyle Busquine jumped to prevent a conclusion. 

Straight Dope Retires
It's bad for us — but it's bliss for ignorance. After 45 years, the column The Straight Dope has answered its last of thousands of weird questions — but the man behind it makes time for a few normal ones from us. 

Part Two

U.S. Nail Manufacturer
If one U.S. nail manufacturer doesn't get an exemption from the president's tariffs, our guest says it could be done for — so he's really hoping to drive his point home. 

Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Effects 
Eight years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, scientists uncover an ugly truth: it's having long-lasting effects on even the smallest organisms in the Gulf of Mexico. 


As It Happens was produced this week by:

Imogen Birchard
Alison Broverman
Sarah Claydon
Sarah Cooper
Chris Harbord
Katie Geleff
Sarah Jackson
Samantha Lui
Kevin Robertson
Kate Swoger

and Donya Ziaee

Our technician is Reynold Gonsalves. The show director is John McGill. Chris Howden is our writer.

John Perry is our senior producer. And the Executive Producer of As It Happens is Robin Smythe.

We'd also like to thank some other people who helped us out this week: 

Mary-Catherine McIntosh in Halifax
Susan McKenzie in Montreal
Kristin Nelson in Ottawa
Keith Hart and Patrick Mooney at Radio Archives in Toronto
Eunice Kim and Luke Williams — also in Toronto
Suzanne Dufresne in Winnipeg
Michael O'Halloran in Calgary
Anne Penman in Vancouver
Peter Sheldon in Yellowknife
and Lucy Burke in Iqaluit.

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

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