As It Happens

As It Happens: Tuesday Edition

March 26, 2019
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Transcript

Part One

Jussie Smollett charges dropped
Shock, relief, and anger, as prosecutors drop charges against actor Jussie Smollett — who was accused of lying about suffering a racist, homophobic attack in Chicago.

Ethics Committee: NDP
If the justice committee won't hear from Jody Wilson-Raybould, the Conservatives say the ethics one should — but today, the Liberals on the committee shut that down.

Seagull screeching championship
A Belgian bar hosts the first-ever European Gull Screeching Championship — and our guest will talk the talk about the people who were there to squawk the squawk. 

Part Two

Nazi links family
On a whim, a reporter decides to look into the history of one of the richest families in Germany — and finds a fortune build on slave labour, and links to the Nazis. 

Belgian peeing statue
Officials in Brussels are shocked to find their famous "peeing boy" statue is wasting clean water — and set about relieving themselves about the way he relieves himself. 

Part Three:

Long-term care report
A report focusing on the personal experiences of workers in Ontario long-term care homes paints a disturbing picture of violence and abuse. 

Encore: AIH50 producer panel
An 'director's-cut' encore presentation of our panel of "As It Happens" producers — who share their stories of booking the guests of honour, and sometimes dishonour.