As It Happens

As It Happens: Tuesday Edition

June 30, 2020


Part One

San Quentin Covid
As the number of COVID-19 cases passes 1,000 at San Quentin State Prison, a California lawmaker tells us this was a "completely preventable tragedy." 

Remembering Carl Reiner
He was a giant of comedy and a giant of a human, says family friend -- and fellow writer and comedian. Says Carl Gottlieb, "He didn't have the mean gene."

Cronk Again
A Calgary researcher unearths a 19th century ad campaign for a mysterious beverage called CRONK... attracting so much attention a local brewery decides to mix up a batch.

Part Two

Elijah McClain Investigation 
In the wake of George Floyd's death, we're learning the names of more and more Black victims of deadly police interactions. Elijah McClain is one. His family's lawyer says a year after the young man died, it's more important than ever to scrutinize what happened.

Reconciliation Librarian
After recording thousands of stories from residential school survivors for the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, Ry Moran is moving to the University of Victoria to help promote reconciliation at the school and decolonize its archives.