world this weekend - sun apr 15 2012 April 15, 2012

from The World this Weekend· ·

On the show, a journalist in Kabul brings us an eye-witness account of the Taliban urban assault this afternoon. And in France -- Francois Hollande is looking to unseat President Nicolas Sarkozy. Hollande is admired for his deft wit and Sarkozy known for his punishing prowess in debate. Their upcoming debates are considered must-see TV in France. And -- In 1982, with Canada's Constitution repatriated, a Toronto student sloshed the original document with red paint. Tonight we have memories from all those involved -- the vandal, the archivist who restrained him and called for help, the restoration team which furiously …



On the show, a journalist in Kabul brings us an eye-witness account of the Taliban urban assault this afternoon. And in France -- Francois Hollande is looking to unseat President Nicolas Sarkozy. Hollande is admired for his deft wit and Sarkozy known for his punishing prowess in debate. Their upcoming debates are considered must-see TV in France. And -- In 1982, with Canada's Constitution repatriated, a Toronto student sloshed the original document with red paint. Tonight we have memories from all those involved -- the vandal, the archivist who restrained him and called for help, the restoration team which furiously tried to remove the stain – and speculation on whether the stain itself, thirty years later, is now a part of history worth conserving.