The Current

The Current for April 19, 2019

Today on The Current: What do we know about the contents of Robert Mueller’s report?; plus, reading is fundamental — even more so than you might think.
Piya Chattopadhyay is The Current's guest host today. (CBC)
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Today on The Current

  • After much anticipation, U.S. special counsel Robert Mueller's report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election has finally been made public — except for the redacted parts, that is. But what we do know about the report's contents is plenty to talk about. A panel of experts talk us through it.
  • Reading to children out loud isn't just a source of warm feelings and lovely memories; research shows it can also help developing brains. Journalist Meghan Cox Gurdon, the children's book critic for the Wall Street Journal, tells us about the miraculous power of story time.