As It Happens

As It Happens: The Monday Edition

Jan. 11, 2020

Full Episode Transcript

Part One

D.C. options lawmaker
We reach one of the Democrats pushing to force Donald Trump out of office before his scheduled departure next week — who tells us the President must be held accountable for last week's violence.

ID'ing rioters
An 18-year-old tells us about the decision to post a video of her mother, identifying her as one of the Trump supporters at the violent protests in Washington.

Michael Apted obit
Remembering filmmaker Michael Apted, who took the long view — and revisited the cast of his celebrated "Up" documentaries every seven years, for decades. 

Part Two

Proud Boys: Jagmeet Singh
Members of the Proud Boys added to their record of violence, racism, and misogyny by participating in the storming of the U.S. Capitol — and NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh says it's time for Canada to officially deem them a terror group. 

Twins not identical
Researchers in Iceland say long-standing assumptions about identical twins are flawed — and that small genetic variations between twins could have big implications for research. 

Part Three

LA District Attorney reforms
L-A County's newest District Attorney says the justice system needs fixing, which is why he announced sweeping changes to everything from bail to seeking the death penalty on his very first day on the job.

TikTok 3D pill bottle 
After a budding inventor saw a TikTok user with Parkinson's Disease complain about how hard it is to get pills out of a bottle, he set solving problem.