As It Happens

As It Happens: Thursday Edition

Thursday, August 20th 2015

Part One

Greek snap election
Seven months after he was elected -- and less than a week after securing a controversial bailout -- Alexis Tsipras resigns as the Prime Minister of Greece, triggering a snap election. 

Calais migrants
Britain and France sign an agreement to crack down on migrants travelling from Calais to England -- but one British woman argues more should be done to provide aid to the refugees. 

Polaroid project 
A Canadian student has assembled a collection thousands of old Polaroid pictures -- and now, he needs your help to discover who they belonged to. 

Part Two

Connecticut death penalty
A Connecticut Supreme Court decision takes the men who killed Reverend Richard Hawke's daughter and grand-daughters off Death Row -- we'll speak with the Reverend tonight. 

Poland treasure train
In Poland, two men say they've found a legendary train loaded with gold, jewels, and art looted by the Nazis -- but our guest says their story is kind of lacklustre.