As It Happens

As It Happens: The Thursday Edition

Aug. 22, 2019

Full Episode Transcript

Part One

Your Ward News
A Toronto man used his widely-distributed free newspaper to deny the Holocaust and promote misogyny and today, despite his protestations, James Sears was sentenced to a year in jail.

Autism Study
A Montreal doctor warns that a diagnosis of autism could be all but meaningless within ten years because right now, it's being over-diagnosed.

Bullit Mustang Auction
Steve McQueen drove it during the greatest, bumpiest chase in film history and tonight our guest tells us why he's putting the Mustang from the movie "Bullitt" up for auction. 

Part Two

Kentucky Mine Protest
They lost their jobs, and they're still owed money by their bankrupt employer so for weeks, Kentucky coal miners have been holding up a train as payback for the lack of back pay. 

Michelle Liu
We'll speak to the sister of 12-year-old golf prodigy Michelle Liu who's playing at an amazingly high level, but not yet in high school.