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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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American teens are suffering record anxiety. We’ll look at why. And what helps?

Former astronaut Scott Kelly joins us to talk his out-of-this-world year in space, and where we might be headed next – think Mars.

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History’s most creative genius — Leonardo da Vinci. Walter Isaacson explores the life of the great Renaissance genius of art and science.

On Point Live hits Boston. Van Jones, Celeste Ng and Josh Ritter joined us Friday night at the city’s historic Faneuil Hall.

Freedom, respect and “taking a knee” in the NFL. The VP walks out. Trump threatens. What’s right here?

Smartphones and our brains. New research says the little computer in our hand is changing our minds.

More and more women are coming out with stories of harassment and assault from movie mogul Harvey Weinstein. We look at the Weinstein scandal, and sexual harassment in the workplace.

Steve Bannon unloads to The American Prospect’s Robert Kuttner, again—this time on his grand design to blow up the Republican Party and more. Kuttner joins us.

The EPA scraps the Clean Power Plan intended to curb global warming. We’ll hear the facts and fury.

When big investment money moves into mass home ownership. How private equity funds are changing the real estate market and rentals.

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