As It Happens

As It Happens: Thursday Edition

Sept. 27, 2018
Listen to the full episode1:16:15

Part One

Kavanaugh hearing
Christine Blasey Ford tells U.S. senators that Brett Kavanaugh laughed while he allegedly assaulted her; our guest, who stood by Anita Hill in 1991, feels a disturbing sense of déjà vu.

Nunavut homeless
To protest a lack of affordable housing in the territory, a family of four without a home sets up a tent outside the legislature in Nunavut, and camps in sub-zero temperatures. 

Part Two

Heart treatment case
An Alberta woman believes that, if the hospital nearest to her home had been equipped with life-saving cardiac technology, her husband would be alive today. 

Ektachrome back
Photography fanatics are extremely excited at the long-awaited revival of Kodak's Ektachrome's slide film. Popular Science technology editor Stan Horaczekvividly describes why. 

Part Three

Excommunicated Mormon
Sam Young was a lifelong member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Then he spoke out about the so-called "worthiness interviews" — private meetings between bishops and children as young as 11. Now, he's been excommunicated. 

Grizzly hunt
In a major win for U.S. environmental groups — and bears — a Montana judge rules grizzlies should be returned to the endangered species list. 

Cape Breton letters
Gerard Dunn was turning 92, and his daughter wanted to do something special — so she asked people to send him some mail. Turns out that was the gift that keeps on giving, because people keep on sending.