As It Happens

As It Happens: The Tuesday Edition

Aug. 30, 2022

Episode Transcript

Part One

Gorbachev: Mulroney
Mikhail Gorbachev has died. We'll speak with Former Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney...who worked with the Soviet leader during a pivotal moment in 20th Century history.

Baghdad Violence
Dread ahead. An Iraqi political analyst tells us the fighting in Baghdad yesterday has brought with it a fear of what's to come, despite today's respite from the violence.

Emotional Support Alligator
Jaws of life. A Pennsylvannia man explains how he's come to rely on a very unusual alligator to get him through tough times.

Part Two

Freeland: Calgary Mayor
Enough is enough. After Chrystia Freeland is harassed in Alberta, the mayor of Calgary is speaking out about the threats she's faced -- and urging changes to protect women in public life before it escalates any further.

Nebraska Student Paper
Hot-button issue. After half a century, a high-school newspaper in Nebraska is no more, and student journalists say their articles on LGBTQ rights sparked the school's decision.