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As It Happens
Weekdays at 8 p.m. on IPR News
Listening to "As It Happens" is like taking a trip around the world five nights a week. For more than 35 years, using the simplest of tools - the telephone - this current affairs program has explored the heart of a story, whether it's happening in the streets of Belgrade, the dockyards of Vancouver, the boardrooms of Bay Street, or the kitchens of Paris.
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 11:00pmThursday, August 21, 2014 - Foley: Ransoms, Seal Tuberculosis Study, Buddy MacMaster Obituary, Tape: Lac Megantic, Hiroshima Mudslide, From Our Archives: Charles Ferguson Obituary, Dateline: Viagra Liquor, Town For SaleA business in peril. Former hostage David Rhode warns that James Foley won't be the last to die if the U.S. and its allies don't learn to deal with terrorists demanding ransoms.
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 11:00pmWednesday, August 20, 2014 - Foley Death, Ebola Liberia, Talking Turtles, Vets Report, Tina Fontaine, Sheep Race, Chris Christie, Dateline: VW BugJames Foley fought to share Syria's suffering with the world. Now his friends and family struggle with their own grief. A friend and colleague remembers the young American journalist.
Monday, August 18, 2014 11:00pmTuesday, August 19, 2014 - Ferguson: Seattle Chief, Red River: Tina Fontaine and Faron Hall, Found Python, Pan-European Picnic, Don Pardo, T.O. Undocumented, Iranian Artist Update, Tim Vine Stand-Up, Fred Ross ObitBlurred blue line. In nineteen ninety-nine Norm Stamper was the police chief who tear-gassed trade protesters in Seattle. Now he urges authorities in Ferguson, Missouri to learn from his mistakes.
Sunday, August 17, 2014 11:00pmMonday, August 18, 2014 - Ferguson Journalist, Ebola Clinic Looted, B.C. Bear Release, Willie Nelson Braids, NEB Charter Challenge, Dateline: Richard III, Grassy Narrows, Casey Kasem Lawyer, Albino Squirrel, HitchbotMultiple shots, no sign of struggle. After the autopssy into Michael Brown's death is made public, more questions about excessive force by police in Ferguson, push a community towards the edge.
Thursday, August 14, 2014 11:00pmFriday, August 15, 2014: Iraq: Arraf, Confiscated Bike, Tape: Thunder Bay Vigil, White Album Art, Canada Post: Doctor, Community Gardens Destroyed, Pakistan Protests, Tape: Disqualified AthleteDisparate times call for desperate measures. Nouri al-Maliki steps down and a new Iraqi Prime Minister prepares to step up -- facing the job of uniting a deeply divided country.