As It Happens

As It Happens: Wednesday Edition

Wednesday, December 30th 2015

Part One

Bill Cosby charged
More than 50 women have accused Bill Cosby of sexual assaults, over four decades. Today, for the first time, Pennsylvania authorities laid a charge against him -- and tonight, one of his alleged victims responds.

Allen Sapp obit
You can read the autobiography of the late Saskatchewan Cree artist Allen Sapp in his paintings -- which depict the high points, hardships, and history of his life on the Red Pheasant Reserve.   

Yellowknife raven talker 
 Merlyn Williams of Yellowknife tells us about his regular conversations with a frequent flier named Raymond, who happens to be a raven. 

Part Two

Encore feature interview with Scottish author Andrew O'Hagan
The novel is called "The Illuminations". Our encore presentation of Carol's conversation with author Andrew O'Hagan, about war, family, fact, and fiction. 

Part Three

As it Happened, The Archive Edition: Extremes
In the "Extremes" episode of As It Happened: a trip into the archives in which we'll also revisit the stories of the world's oldest goldfish, the world's biggest chicken egg, and the world's most traumatized chicken. Those last two are the same story.