As It Happens

As It Happens: Thursday Edition

March 5, 2020

Full Episode Transcript

Part One

Afghanistan: International Criminal Court Probe
For years, U.S. officials have been largely untouchable by the International Criminal Court. But a ruling today allows the court's top prosecutor to invetigate alleged war crimes committed by Americans in Afghanistan. 

Warren drops out
Elizabeth Warren has dropped out of the Democratic Primary. One of her supporters says it's a dark day for people who want to see real change in who's running for office. 

Pelican intern
A pelican in Florida swallowed a cell phone, but fortunately for the bird, Emma McCarthy was there to lend a hand -- literally. 

Part Two

Coronavirus: Jim Bakker
Televangelist Jim Bakker is under fire for marketing what he says is a treatment for Covid-19. Dr. Peter Lurie of the Center for Science in the Public Interest says the so-called Silver Solution is one serious delusion. 

Iran family in Edmonton
The family of a University of Alberta student killed when Iran downed a commercial jet last month will seek refugee status Edmonton. Our guest says their loved one's death was just the beginning of their nightmare. 

Part Three

Russia/China missiles
Canada's top general says the country's military defences are behind the curve. And that next-generation missiles from Russia pose an immediate threat to all generations of Canadians. 

Stan Douglas
Photographer Stan Douglas has been reluctant to say much about his exhibit at next year's Venice Biennale. But he gave us a rare glimpse into his plans for the art world's biggest event. 


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