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AS IT HAPPENS
DATE: 3/3/99
Series Title: AS IT HAPPENS
Episode Title: March 03, 1999
BROADCAST INFORMATION
. Program City: TORONTO
Broadcast Date: 3/3/99
Start Time: 17:30:01
End Time: 18:59:22

Radio1/Radio2/Both: Radio
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AS IT HAPPENS WEDNESDAY MARCH 3, 1999 MACINNES-RAE & BUDD


LIVE MCCLUNG DEBATE (TV)
Duration: 00:09:48

Should the Alta Justice John McClung be removed from the bench for issuing a public rebuke of Supreme Court Justice Claire l'Heureux-Dube after she criticized his ruling in a sexual assault case? Marilou McPhedran is preparing a letter to the Cdn Judicial Council, arguing that Justice McClung should lose his job. She's a lawyer and the Chair of METRAC, the Metro Action Comm'tee on Violence Against Women & Children. Alan Gold is a criminal lawyer who believes Justice McClung should remain on the bench. They're both in Toronto.


LIVE TB - WEBSTER (NS)
Duration: 00:03:18

Gruff, bombastic, and fondly remembered by his legion of fans. When ancouver broadcaster Jack Webster died yesterday, Canada lost a broadcasting pioneer. On last night's show, Vicki Gabereau paid tribute to her friend, and hero. That prompted these calls to Talkback.


LIVE CLINTON LEGAL FUND (TR)
Duration: 00:07:24

Bill and Hilary Clinton owe their lawyers about nine-million dollars. In the past year or so, the Clintons have been sending out hundreds of thousands of solicitations to American citizens asking for help. So far, 66-thousand people have forked over more than 4-million dollars. Charles Lewis isn't pleased. Mr. Lewis is the author of "The Buying of Congress". He's also Executive Director of the Center for Public Integrity, in Washington.


LIVE TB - BATS (NS)
Duration: 00:01:42

In England, a group called the Movement Against Bats wants to rid churches and belfries of the winged creatures. Here's Talkbalk. NEWS


LIVE UGANDA REBELS (JH)
Duration: 00:06:52

A Rwandan rebel grp was responsible for this week's massacre of tourists in Uganda. But there are a number of other guerilla groups fighting in the area. Dr. Michael Twaddle is a Uganda specialist at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies. We reached him in London.


LIVE WIDOW BENEFITS (TR)
Duration: 00:05:54

Until l985, widows of workers killed on the job collected a survivor pension ONLY as long as they remained single. After 1985, the province allowed widows to keep their survivor pensions, regardless of marital status. To compensate for the earlier policy, the gov't offered a lump-sum payment to women who had already lost their benefits. Many women didn't take it. Now, they're ready to take their case to court. Eunice Kirk is the widow who spearheaded this campaign. We reached her in Vancouver.


LIVE CAPE CANAVERAL (BC)
Duration: 00:06:06

In Brevard County, Fla, all systems are go for the launch of the new telephone area code. Brevard County is home to the Kennedy Space Center. And the region is getting a "vanity" area code. 3-2-1. Robert Osband lobbied hard for the change. We reached him in Cape Canaveral, Fla. HOUR


LIVE SOMALI JAILED (BC)
Duration: 00:06:06

Six months ago, Hussen Mohammed rode his bike along a rural dirt road in southern Manitoba. By mistake, he crossed into the U.S. Mohammed was born in Somalia, but has lived in Cda for 20 yrs. The U.S. authorities put him in jail, but they don't want to keep him. Cda doesn't want him, because he has a criminal record. His lawyer is worried that Mohammed could spend the rest of his life in detention. Maria Baldini works with the Immigrant Law Center, in St Paul, Minnesota.


LIVE EXPOS DEMISE (NS)
Duration: 00:06:43

There's little hope for Montreal Expos fans. Club president, Claude Brochu struck an agreement with the team's other shareholders last fall. It gave them five months to refinance the team, secure government support for a new stadium, and buy him out. The deadline is Sat. Today Claude Brochu said there's not much chance of a deal. Bob Babinski follows the Expos' fortunes on and off the field. He's a sportscaster for CBC TV in Montreal.


LIVE TOAD ROAD (TR)
Duration: 00:04:40

It's a community sol'n to a problem along Beanford Lane in Oxton, near Nottingham. Seems that every year around this time, the country road becomes a lover's lane, for the common toad. Unfortunately, the toads are no match for the cars that still use the roadway. Margaret Cooper is a resident there.


LIVE OBIT - SPRINGIELD FTR/MUSIC (BF)
Duration: 00:06:08

Last night Dusty Springfield died from breast cancer at the age of 59. She was considered one of Britain's greatest white-soul singers... Her first big hit was "I Only Want to be With You", which made her a pop star. Here's how Ian Panell of BBC radio paid tribute to Dusty Springfield this morning. 3:16




WISHIN' AND HOPIN'
Duration: 00:02:52
Work Name: WISHIN' AND HOPIN'
Recording Format (Medium): CD
Recording Title (CD or Album): BRITISH INVASION; HISTORY OF BRITISH ROCK, V
Spine: R2 70324
Disk: 1
Side: 0
Cut Number: 4
CBC Production?: No
Medium: VOCAL
Duration of entire cut: 00:02:52
Release Year: 1991
Year Composed: 1963
Label Name: RHINO

     COMPILER, BRONSON, HAROLD
     VOCALS, SPRINGFIELD, DUSTY
     COMPOSER, BACHARACH, BURT
     LYRICIST, DAVID, HAL
  SUBJECT: POPULAR

  SUBJECT: ROCK





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