As It Happens

As It Happens: Tuesday Edition

Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Full Episode Transcript

Part One

Elijah McClain Report 
Elijah McClain's father says a scathing new report confirms that police must be held accountable for the death of the young Black man -- who never should have been stopped in the first place.

Uighur Genocide Motion
A Liberal MP says he voted yes on the Conservative motion to call China's treatment of Uighurs a "genocide" to encourage his Prime Minister to push Beijing to do the right thing.

Mars Rover Mic Developer
The first-ever sound sent back from Mars is kind of a windy buzz -- but it's music to our guest's ears, because the LA rock musician helped design the microphone that captured it.

Part Two

Rwandan Critic Killed 
Razed voices. After another critic of the Rwandan government is cut down, one of the opposition leader's friends tells us he has no doubt about who's behind the killing.

The Scream 
Munch-y business. Someone scrawled a grumpy critique on one version of Edvard Munch's "The Scream" -- and it turns out it was the artist himself who was feeling down on the mouth.

Part Three

Glockenspiel Complaints 
For him, the bell takes its toll. While most of downtown Regina is rejoicing over a beloved glockenspiel making a comeback in a park, one neighbour isn't convinced by the spiel.

Kenya Locusts Startup
When life gives you lemons, you make lemonade. But when life gives you locusts … the path forward is less clear. Until our guest found a fresh perspective on the Bug Picture.