As It Happens

As It Happens: Monday Edition

April 5, 2021

Full Episode Transcript

Part One

Chauvin Trial: Police Chief
The chief of the Minneapolis Police takes the stand at the murder trial of Derek Chauvin and our guest says his testimony is likely to have a strong impact on the jury.

Jordan Prince Arrested 
Battle royale. Reports out of Jordan say the Royal family has buried the hatchet -- but after a weekend involving arrests and coup rumours, a journalist in Amman says there are still a lot of unanswered questions.

Songs by Dead Musicians 
A new project uses AI to create new songs in the styles of Nirvana, The Doors, Amy Winehouse, and Jimi Hendrix to show how irreplaceable the late artists really are.

Part Two

India Religious Pilgrimage
Going down with the worship. Health experts in India are pleading with government officials to cancel a Hindu festival that normally attracts millions, but this year could infect many more.

Lego Thieves
New kids on the blocks. French police are on the trail of an elusive gang of international Lego looters who have set their sights on the increasingly valuable sets.

Part Three

Alex Morton Feature
Alexandra Morton meant to dedicate her life to studying whales, but when she saw the impact fish farms were having on B-C's wild salmon, she jumped feet first into a fight that would consume her life and work for decades.