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On Point

Weekdays, 10am-noon
  • Hosted by Tom Ashbrook

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On Point unites distinct and provocative voices with passionate discussion as it confronts the stories that are at the center of what is important in the world today. Leaving no perspective unchallenged, On Point digs past the surface and into the core of a subject, exposing each of its real world implications.

Each hour of the broadcast opens with a news brief analyzing the day's biggest stories, followed by an in-depth conversation decoding a single topic with newsmakers, thinkers, and callers, and closes with compelling personal reactions to news and important issues, including radio diaries, excerpts from speeches, or special series segments.

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The House Intelligence Committee, the FBI chief, and what we’ve learned about Russia, Trump and the homefront.

What makes a great boss. One Silicon Valley boss says she did it all wrong. She’s found a better way.

With guest host Jane Clayson.

Washington spends millions on agriculture research. But most of that spending doesn’t go toward fruits, vegetables, what we actually eat. We’ll peel back why. Plus: new safety concerns about Monsanto’s weed killer.

With guest host Jane Clayson.

President Trump takes aim at federal auto-emission regulations. We’ll look at what’s on the line for the US auto industry, cars and climate change.

Police interactions caught on camera. The NPR podcast “Embedded” digs into what three different videos reveal about policing in America.

With guest host Jane Clayson.

What to expect with President Trump’s new executive order on immigration and will it stand up in court? We’re on it.

With guest host Jane Clayson.

House Republicans unveiled their plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. But the devil’s in the details. We’ll dig in.

With guest host Jane Clayson.

A radical proposal from Hawaii: Let doctors prescribe housing to cure homelessness. We’ll hear the case from Honolulu.

Attorney General Jeff Sessions under fire over Russia contacts.  President Trump before Congress. SpaceX and moon travel. Our weekly news round table goes behind the headlines.

Economist Tyler Cowen says Americans have become risk-averse, and it’s going to cost us. He’s calling out American complacency.

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