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Location:

Boston, MA

Networks:

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


Episodes

The Colin Kaepernick Effect

9/22/2017
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Colin Kaepernick, the quarterback who took a knee during the national anthem, remains shunned by football. We'll toss around why.

Duration: 00:47:21


Week In The News: Trump's U.N. Speech, Russia Investigation

9/22/2017
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Trump and America First at the U.N. Russia investigation nears turning point. Earthquake and hurricanes. Our weekly news round table goes behind the headlines.

Duration: 00:46:34


A Neuroscientist Tells Us What Your Dog Is Really Thinking

9/21/2017
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What it's like to be a dog. We talk with animal neuroscientist Gregory Berns.

Duration: 00:47:20


Unpacking Graham-Cassidy: The Latest GOP Health Care Bill

9/21/2017
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Graham-Cassidy, the GOP's health care Hail Mary to repeal Obamacare. We'll dive into the bill and look at the high stakes — for the politicians and for you.

Duration: 00:46:37


Does Our Constitution Hold Up Today?

9/20/2017
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Was our Constitution made for this much economic inequality? One big thinker says no.

Duration: 00:46:33


From Amazon To Foxconn: Major Companies Making Moves

9/20/2017
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Cities across the country court Amazon for its new headquarters. Wisconsin signs a $3 billion deal to snag Foxconn. We look at the competition for marquis employers.

Duration: 00:46:47


Taking Stock Of The American Family Farm

9/19/2017
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US farmers up against it from shifting trade policies to a changing climate. We'll look at the state of the US frontier now.

Duration: 00:47:26


Facebook's Effect On Politics — And Our Lives

9/19/2017
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Facebook under new pressure and scrutiny from many sides as it ends up in the middle of national, international politics.

Duration: 00:46:35


Depopulated And Destroyed: The Caribbean's Irma Losses

9/18/2017
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The Caribbean after Irma. We'll look at devastated islands and the way forward.

Duration: 00:47:02


Japan's Tough Choices As North Korean Missiles Fly

9/18/2017
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With North Korean missiles zooming overhead, how does Japan prepare, defend and respond? Japan's tough challenges, military and diplomatic.

Duration: 00:47:35


Throwback TV And More Coming This Fall

9/15/2017
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We'll look at the new fall TV season — it's pretty stacked.

Duration: 00:46:56


Week In The News: Irma Destruction, DACA Uncertainty, Clinton Campaign Memoir

9/15/2017
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The trail of Irma. Trump and tax reform. Equifax outrage. Hillary opens the book on her failed campaign. Our weekly news round table goes behind the headlines.

Duration: 00:46:43


Saying Goodbye To Cassini On Saturn

9/14/2017
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The Cassini spacecraft and all it's taught us about Saturn and its many moons before it burns up.

Duration: 00:47:58


Democrats Unveil Single Payer Plan

9/14/2017
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Democrats are now lining up for and against single payer health care. Big push. Big battle. We're on it.

Duration: 00:46:59


A Major Mapping Of Cincinnati's Opioid Crisis

9/13/2017
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The Cincinnati Enquirer sent dozens of reporters into the field for seven days to report on the heroin crisis. They returned with an alarming snapshot of a national epidemic.

Duration: 00:46:35


Will Apple's iPhone X Alter The Face Of Smartphone Tech?

9/13/2017
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The new iPhone's out and it unlocks not with a fingerprint, but with your face. We'll take a look.

Duration: 00:46:43


After Irma, Extending Help To Hurricane Victims

9/12/2017
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Damage, rebuilding and charitable giving after Irma. We'll add up the dollars.

Duration: 00:46:49


Equifax Hack: Assessing The Data Breach

9/12/2017
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Millions of Americans' most sensitive personal information is now out there for sale to thieves and governments. What do we do to fix this?

Duration: 00:46:44


DeVos Moves To Rewrite Campus Sexual Assault Rules

9/11/2017
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Secretary of Education Betsy Devos thinks students accused of campus sexual assault aren't getting a fair shake. And she's going to change that.

Duration: 00:46:30


Hurricane Irma's Wrath

9/11/2017
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Hurricane Irma. How we're dealing and what we're learning from an Atlantic monster.

Duration: 00:46:38

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