As It Happens

As It Happens: Tuesday Edition

June 9, 2020

Full Episode Transcript

Part One

Minnesota Police Reforms
Democrats in the United States are proposing a reform package to overhaul policing in America. One Congresswoman tells us why she believes the kind of change that was unfathomable a few weeks ago is now within reach. And Minneapolis city councillor explains why she thinks the city's police department doesn't need reform …  it needs to be completely dismantled

Rube Goldberg Winner 
A Toronto family creates an extraordinarily complicated machine -- and cleans up at the Rube Goldberg Bar of Soap video challenge -- taking home the Grand Prize.

Part Two

Camden Police
Yesterday we told you about police reform in Camden, New Jersey. Today we reach a man who says things may be better but better doesn't mean good.

Whistling baby
Our guests from the archives tonight were masters of whistling -- including a 10-month-old baby who issued a constant tweetstorm and an Edmonton couple who made beautiful mouth music together.

Part Three

Roman City Mapping
He used a quad bike to map an ancient Roman city. We speak with a Belgian archaeologist about his ground-penetrating radar survey of the entire town of Falerii Novi. 

Radio Dramas
With many productions on hold for the foreseeable future, a growing number of theatres are turning to audio storytelling. And one playwright tells us sound offers things the stage can't.