As It Happens

As It Happens: Monday Edition

July 13, 2020

Full Episode Transcript

Part One

Minneapolis Police PTSD
A lawyer representing dozens of Minneapolis police officers says at least 150 are suffering from PTSD after the recent protests there. He tells us many are getting ready to leave the force altogether.

Halifax Explosion Photo
A Reddit user shares a photo, believing it to be an unpublished image taken seconds after the Halifax Explosion. We reach one of the historians helping to figure out if it really is.

Robot Dolphins
A dolphin is not a fish. And these days, it may not even be a dolphin. We talk to a former Walt Disney VP whose latest project is to convince aquariums in China to replace real-life dolphins … with robots.

Part Two

Musitano Killing
Pat Musitano was gunned down in broad daylight outside a Burlington strip mall on Friday. An organized-crime reporter tells us the mob boss's death could spell the end of the Musitano family's power. 

Seaweed Threat
It moves across the ocean floor like tumbleweed, wreaking havoc where it goes. Researchers describe a destructive seaweed in Hawaii, that biologist Heather Spalding says has the "potential to overgrow" entire coral reefs.