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The As It Happens Files: Radio That May Contain Nuts

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In the tradition of Peter Gzowski’s The Morningside Papers comes a book that celebrates the great stories and personalities behind As It Happens.

For eight years, Mary Lou Finlay had the pleasure of being the co-host of one of CBC Radio’s most enduring institutions. On any given day she and Barbara Budd interviewed people on subjects varying from the Air India investigation
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Paperback, 288 pages
Published October 27th 2009 by Vintage Canada (first published October 28th 2008)
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Stacy
Feb 03, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I used to miss the show when we lived in the US and still enjoy it. She has written it up very well and the core of its humour and seriousness is captured. I love that she ends with description of UBUNTU - the essence of being human.
Jerry Haigh
Jan 05, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
As a long-time addict of Canada's best current affairs radio program i was delighted to have the chance to read thse remarkabel vignettes. One can surely hope that more stories like this will come along soon.
Penka
Feb 15, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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If you like the show you will love this book! It offers background information that I found fascinating.
Lyn Zuberbuhler
As much as I like "As It Happens", this book did not engage me. The written word, taken from scripts, was not as interesting as hearing the stories on the air.
Sherrida McKnight
I've listened to As It Happens for most of my adult life. I enjoyed this behind-the-scenes look at the program.
Edward B.
Mar 14, 2016 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Good, quick little read if you like the CBC radio show; otherwise there's probably not much point.
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