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On Point is public radio's live morning news program - covering each day's important news developments and conducting conversations with newsmakers and thinkers from all around the world.

On Point is public radio's live morning news program - covering each day's important news developments and conducting conversations with newsmakers and thinkers from all around the world.
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Boston, MA

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NPR

WBUR

Description:

On Point is public radio's live morning news program - covering each day's important news developments and conducting conversations with newsmakers and thinkers from all around the world.

Language:

English

Contact:

On Point Radio 890 Commonwealth Avenue, 3rd Floor Boston, MA 02215 1 800 423 8255


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Episodes

'Why Bob Dylan Matters'

11/22/2017
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Why Bob Dylan matters. We're joined by Richard F. Thomas, a "Dylanologist" and Harvard professor, to make the case.

Duration: 00:48:34


Eldercare: How To Talk About Taking Care Of Aging Loved Ones

11/22/2017
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As families gather for Thanksgiving, we look at difficult conversations many will have about eldercare. How to do it right, and with love.

Duration: 00:46:16


'Who Can You Trust?' Faith In Institutions Is Low As Tech Changes Everything

11/21/2017
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The great trust shift. Public trust in institutions at an all-time low. But are we really living in an age of distrust? We'll explore.

Duration: 00:47:28


Clinton's Sex Scandals Face Fresh Scrutiny In Post-Weinstein Era

11/21/2017
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Twenty years after Bill Clinton's sex scandal, is it time to rethink how that played out, and its lessons for now?

Duration: 00:46:45


NYT Food Writers Share Tips On Thanksgiving Dinner

11/20/2017
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Sam Sifton and Melissa Clark of the New York Times talk how to do Thanksgiving dinner now.

Duration: 00:46:54


Trump Jr., Kushner At Center Of Latest Russia Probe Revelations

11/20/2017
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We'll have the latest on the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election.

Duration: 00:47:18


'Museum Of The Bible' Puts Spotlight On Stolen Antiquities

11/17/2017
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The Hobby Lobby family's "Museum of the Bible" opens in Washington with fanfare and controversy over stolen antiquities. We'll dive in.

Duration: 00:47:25


Week In The News: Moore And Franken, Sessions On Russia, GOP Tax Bill

11/17/2017
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More women accuse Roy Moore. The tax bill goes after Obamacare. Jeff Sessions' hazy memory. Our weekly news round table goes behind the headlines.

Duration: 00:47:21


Author A.J. Jacobs Talks Genealogy And The World's Family Tree

11/16/2017
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We're talking to author A.J. Jacobs about the family tree — his new take on genealogy, DNA and the ties that bind us.

Duration: 00:47:38


Trump's Flurry Of Judge Appointments Will Reshape Judiciary

11/16/2017
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President Trump is remaking the federal bench. Naming judges in record numbers. Some called unqualified. We'll dive in.

Duration: 00:47:07


Saudi Purge, Lebanon Power Struggle Add To Middle East Turmoil

11/15/2017
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Purge and palace intrigue in Saudi Arabia. The mysterious resignation of Lebanon's Prime Minister. We'll try to pull back the curtain on what's really going on.

Duration: 00:47:23


Digital Pill Will Keep Tabs On Patients

11/15/2017
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Digital pills that report from inside your body on what you've taken and when. They're approved. Where does this go?

Duration: 00:47:09


Should Gun Makers Face Lawsuits After Mass Shootings?

11/14/2017
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On the heels of the Las Vegas and Texas massacres, Newtown families want gun makers held liable. They're in court again. Could this be the way?

Duration: 00:47:23


As World Moves On Climate Change, U.S. Pushes Fossil Fuels

11/14/2017
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The United States now stands alone, the world's only country not in the Paris agreement.

Duration: 00:47:43


Are We At A Sexual Abuse And Harassment Tipping Point?

11/13/2017
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The floodgates have opened on calling out sexual abuse and harassment. Are we at a tipping point? What's on the other side?

Duration: 00:47:00


Trade With China In The Age Of 'America First'

11/13/2017
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President Trump pitches his "America First" trade policy in Asia. We'll look at what's really going on with US-China trade and beyond.

Duration: 00:47:27


On Point Listens From Iowa: The Way Ahead For America

11/10/2017
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Tom is in Ames, Iowa, last stop on the show's year-long national listening tour, talking with Iowans about the country's way ahead.

Duration: 00:47:33


Week In The News: Dems Win, Trump In Asia, Texas Shooting

11/10/2017
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Democratic victories in Virginia and elsewhere. President Trump's trip to Asia. Allegations against a Senate candidate. And the latest developments on the shooting at a church in Texas.

Duration: 00:47:38


Fraternity Pledge's Death At FSU Prompts Crackdown

11/9/2017
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Florida State comes down hard after a fraternity death. We'll look at the ongoing problems with Greek life.

Duration: 00:46:48


The Link Between Domestic Violence And Mass Shootings

11/9/2017
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Domestic violence and mass shootings. We'll look at the link, in Sutherland Springs, Texas and beyond.

Duration: 00:46:14

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