The As It Happens Files: Radio That May Contain Nuts
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 to a man who invented a suit that would withstand an attack from a grizzly bear to a cheese-rolling contest in Cheshire. The As It Happens Files gives us the great stories – the hilarious eccentrics, the audience favourites, the poignant moments – that make up, for many Canadians some of the fondest, most vivid memories of the last decade.
From the Hardcover edition.
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Review: The As It Happens Files: Radio That May Contain NutsUser Review - Jerry Haigh - Goodreads
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. Read full review
Review: The As It Happens Files: Radio That May Contain NutsUser Review - Penka - Goodreads
If you like the show you will love this book! It offers background information that I found fascinating. Read full review
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