As It Happens

As It Happens: Tuesday Edition

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Full Episode Transcript

Part One

Israel-Gaza doctor
At yesterday's protests in Gaza, a London, Ontario doctor was shot in the legs — and not long afterwards, his friend and fellow medic became one of the sixty people killed. 

Israel-Gaza MP
Amid criticism of the Israeli response, our guest — a deputy minister in Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's office — places the blame squarely on Hamas. 

Meghan Markle's dad: media
After getting a rough ride from the British press, Meghan Markle's father Thomas may not even attend the royal wedding — and one columnist believes her colleagues are full of haughty air. 

Part Two

Priest abuse letter
In a deathbed confession, a Quebec priest convicted of abusing dozens of girls and young women accuses both police and the Church of turning a deaf ear to his victims. 

New Brunswick basketball
Historians have come to believe the basketball court in St. Stephen, New Brunswick is the oldest one that still exists — and they want it recognized as such.

Part Three

Amber alert
Yesterday, an amber alert set smartphones shrieking in Ontario. And after the child was found safe, our guest tweeted her derision about the process. Tech expert Molly Sauter tells us what's wrong with the new alerts. 

Kansas police custody sex
When she realized it was legal in Kansas for police officers with guns and badges to have sex with the civilians they detained, a state lawmaker set out to change that — and succeeded.

Sultan Saldin
Every year, scientists, doctors and historians gather to solve historical medical mysteries. This year, they've set their sights on the 12th-century Sultan Saladin.