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Go behind the headlines: From the economy and healthcare to politics and the environment – and so much more – On Point talks with newsmakers and real people about the issues that matter most. On Point is produced by WBUR for NPR.

Go behind the headlines: From the economy and healthcare to politics and the environment – and so much more – On Point talks with newsmakers and real people about the issues that matter most. On Point is produced by WBUR for NPR.
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Go behind the headlines: From the economy and healthcare to politics and the environment – and so much more – On Point talks with newsmakers and real people about the issues that matter most. On Point is produced by WBUR for NPR.

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Episodes

Reopening The Case Of Emmett Till

7/17/2018
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Something in Timothy Tyson's 2017 book "The Blood of Emmett Till" led the Justice Department to reopen its probe into the 1955 lynching.

Duration:00:47:49

Election Interference Takes Center Stage At Trump-Putin Press Conference

7/17/2018
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In a Monday press conference, Trump did not attempt to push back on Russian President Vladimir Putin's assertion that Russia did not interfere with the 2016 election.

Duration:00:47:53

Iowa's Poor Water Quality Goes South

7/16/2018
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Iowa's water pollution problem is getting worse and the impact is felt all the way to the Gulf of Mexico.

Duration:00:48:24

High Stakes In Helsinki As Trump And Putin Meet

7/16/2018
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The eyes of the world are on Helsinki for the Trump-Putin summit. We're watching, too.

Duration:00:48:34

Week In The News: Kavanaugh Nominated, Fiery FBI Agent Hearing, Tension At NATO

7/13/2018
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A Supreme Court nominee. Trump at NATO. Daring rescue of the Thai soccer team. The roundtable dives in.

Duration:00:46:51

Can Gentrification Be A Good Thing?

7/13/2018
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Gentrification, is a dirty word for many people, but there are some upsides when better-off newcomers arrive. Is there a way to make it work for everyone?

Duration:00:47:31

The Promise And Mystery Of The Grand Canyon

7/12/2018
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Rafting the Grand Canyon is a wondrous adventure, but the first time, 150 years ago, no one knew what the canyon was like.

Duration:00:47:13

The Latest Challenges Facing Obamacare

7/12/2018
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The Trump administration takes another swipe at Obamacare. At stake are billions in payments to insurers with sicker customers.

Duration:00:46:43

'All The Single Ladies' Living Alone

7/11/2018
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Women living alone. The numbers are up and so is their happiness. We'll unpack reasons why and why they're liking it

Duration:00:47:03

What To Expect From The NATO Summit

7/11/2018
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Uneasy allies on the edge await President Trump at the NATO summit in Brussels. We'll look at the high stakes.

Duration:00:46:49

How Russia Undermined American Democracy

7/10/2018
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The depth of Russian interference in U.S. elections is deeper and darker than you know. A top reporter who has covered it all, reveals the chilling facts.

Duration:00:47:07

President Trump Nominates Brett Kavanaugh To Supreme Court

7/10/2018
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A nominee for the seat of swing voter Anthony Kennedy. We'll unpack President Trump's pick for the next Supreme Court Justice.

Duration:00:46:49

Are We There Yet? A History Of The Family Road Trip

7/9/2018
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We hit the gas pedal on classic moments of the family road trip. We'll talk with the author of the new book "Don't Make Me Pull Over!"

Duration:00:47:35

What We're Watching In The Week Ahead

7/9/2018
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Top reporters open their notebooks share what they're watching for in the week ahead.

Duration:00:46:43

Advice Columns: An American Love Affair

7/6/2018
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America has a love affair with advice columns. We'll tour the rich history and racy questions from a new generation.

Duration:00:48:28

Week In The News: Pruitt Resigns, Tariffs In Effect, SCOTUS Front-Runners, North Korea Visit

7/6/2018
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Supreme Court job interviews. Parent deportation forms controversy. Leftist wins Mexico's presidency in a landslide. The roundtable takes it all on board.

Duration:00:48:21

The Modern, Mixed-Up Music Of Jazz Pianist Robert Glasper

7/5/2018
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Jazz pianist Robert Glasper remixes Miles Davis with modern hip-hop, soul and R&B. He joins us.

Duration:00:49:13

Can You Balance Screen Time And Family Time?

7/5/2018
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Family time versus screen time. Anya Kamenetz, NPR's digital reporter and mother of two, says they really can co-exist.

Duration:00:48:38

Get Back In The Kitchen With Sam Sifton And Melissa Clark

7/4/2018
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Get Back In The Kitchen With Sam Sifton And Melissa Clark

Duration:00:49:13

The Fallows Take Us On A Journey Through America

7/4/2018
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A 100-thousand mile journey across America in a single prop plane. Writers James and Deborah Fallows found a country busy remaking itself. They join us.

Duration:00:48:22