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As it Happened: The Archive Edition - Memorable 50th Anniversaries

As we look ahead to our 50th anniversary celebrations in November, As it Happens turns back to revisit some other 50th anniversaries we've covered over the course of the show's history.

As it Happened: The Archive Edition - The Fake News Episode

In terms of common usage, "fake news" may be a relatively new term — propelled in large part by the current U.S. president. But it's hardly a new idea, as the stories featured in this episode illustrate.

As it Happened: The Archive Edition - The Next Generation Episode

The individuals featured in this episode may be young, but they're not kidding around. Meet a dogged nine year-old journalist, an eight year-old mooing champion, a tweenage taxidermist and more.

As it Happened: The Archive Edition - The Extraordinary Encounters Episode

The interviews in this episode are remarkable not only because of the circumstances covered, but because of the extraordinary individuals at the centre of them.

As it Happened: The Archive Edition - The 'How To' Episode

This episode serves as a do-it-yourself guide to things you may never see yourself doing — with a few that should never be tried at home.

As it Happened: The Archive Edition - The Forgiven Episode

Forgiveness can be extremely difficult in itself. And once expressed, it is often met with resistance — even condemnation of the person who has chosen to forgive.

As it Happened: The Archive Edition - The Against All Odds Episode

Incredible tales of survival, inconceivable chances of birth, and a two-in-a-row one-in-a-million shot — this episode explores what happens when fortune and fervour resolve to overcome seemingly insurmountable odds.

As it Happened: The Archive Edition - The Crime & Punishment Episode

From one man's fight to kill Canada's death penalty to a spellbound victim of the 'Black Magic Bandit', the stories on this episode run the gamut of crime and punishment — from petty offences to hefty sentences.

As it Happened: The Archive Edition - The New Beginnings Episode

The individuals in this episode have each faced experiences that few of us will ever have to face in our lifetimes.

As it Happened: The Archive Edition - The Shakespeare Episode

A Trump-themed 'Julius Caesar' production sparks furor; a South African performance of 'Othello' features a black actor for the first time; the star of 'Deep Throat' explains how he transitioned from doing Shakespeare to doing porn, and more...

As it Happened: The Archive Edition — The Fightin' Words Episode, Part II

When hockey commentator and coach Don Cherry gets cornered on his team's failing fortunes, he comes out swinging — but his "best-defence-is-a-good-offence" tactics end up sounding like sour Grapes.

As it Happened: The Archive Edition - The Fightin' Words Episode, Part I

After Lynette 'Squeaky' Fromme tried to gun down the US President, her roommate and fellow Manson Family member shot down "As it Happens" host Barbara Frum's questions — before threatening to kill the interview altogether.

As it Happened: The Archive Edition - The Four Weddings and a Funeral Episode

Darren Black Bear of Oklahoma faced a lot of resistance when he decided to tie the knot back in 2013. Not from friends and family, but from his state. But Mr. Black Bear found a way to marry the love of his life, Jason Pickel, all the same — with a little help from his tribe.

As it Happened: The Archive Edition - The Great Outdoors Episode

Our fearless host, Carol Off, is at home pushing for truth and certainty on air — but she's admittedly a fish out of water when it comes to pushing trapped cetaceans off a beach.

As it Happened: The Archive Edition - The Marathon Episode

Terry Fox was heartbroken when he had to cut short his cross-Canada Marathon of Hope. But of course, the end of the road was only the beginning.