As It Happens

As It Happens: Monday Edition

June 15, 2020
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Part One

Supreme Court Ruling
Equal before the law. the U-S Supreme Court has rules that workers cannot be fired for being gay or transgender. One of the people who fought for that protection didn't live to see it happen. Her lawyer tells us what it would have meant to her.

Montreal Bar Complaints
In Quebec you can go to restaurants and get a haircut, but many bars have been left out of the big reopening. We hear from a Montreal bar owner who's ready to mix it up with the province.

Marianas Trench Astronaut
She was the first US woman to walk in space, and now she has become the first woman to reach the deepest known part of the ocean called Challenger Deep. We speak with Kathy Sullivan about how the two environments compare. 

Part Two

Minnesota Posthumous Pardon
A hundred years ago in Minnesota, a black man was imprisoned over a conviction without proof. The state's Attorney General tells us why the case has become Minnesota's first-ever posthumous pardon.

Dr Moose
Building a better moose trap: after perfecting the disguise that made him look like a moose, our guest passed as one of them while they went about their business. And while they got busy.

Part Three

Vicki Wood obit
A long -- but fast -- life -- Vicki Wood broke records and gender barriers on the race track and,as the grandson of the late trailblazer tells us, she wasn't afraid to race against the men.

Bear 399
One of the world's oldest and most famous grizzly bears has made it through another winter, and she's not alone. We'll hear from the photographer who spotted her and took her picture.