As It Happens

As It Happens: The Monday Edition

June 27, 2022

Episode Transcript

Part One

Roe v Wade 
In Wisconsin, the Supreme Court's overturning of Roe V. Wade leaves abortion providers unsure where they stand legally -- and deeply concerned about the future. 

Ageless Amphibians and Reptiles
A newt lease on life. Most animals tend to get weaker with each passing year -- but a new study of reptiles and amphibians suggests some cold-blooded creatures aren't affected by aging at all. 

World's Ugliest Dog
A chihuahua mix has been named the World's Ugliest Dog, partly because he cannot keep his tongue in his mouth -- but his owner, at least, takes a tongue-in-cheek approach. 

Part Two

Kyiv Missile Strikes
Struck, and stricken. A cruel wake-up call for residents of Kyiv, who returned to the city believing the fighting had moved on -- only for Russian missiles to hit an apartment complex. 

UK Pop Art Find
Canvassing the neighbourhood. After the death of a London artist, his work was consigned to the dumpster -- until a nosy neighbour rescued it. He'll tell us why it deserved to be saved from the trash heap, and from obscurity.