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The Point

WGBH

The Point is 'CAI-'NAN's new local call-in show for Cape Cod & the Islands. Join Mindy Todd for a lively and informative discussions on critical issues that our community faces. For Mindy, the program will be an opportunity to moderate timely and intelligent discussions on important issues for the Cape & Islands. A resident of Falmouth, Mindy brings to the program knowledge of and love for the region.

The Point is 'CAI-'NAN's new local call-in show for Cape Cod & the Islands. Join Mindy Todd for a lively and informative discussions on critical issues that our community faces. For Mindy, the program will be an opportunity to moderate timely and intelligent discussions on important issues for the Cape & Islands. A resident of Falmouth, Mindy brings to the program knowledge of and love for the region.
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Location:

Woods Hole, MA

Networks:

WGBH

Description:

The Point is 'CAI-'NAN's new local call-in show for Cape Cod & the Islands. Join Mindy Todd for a lively and informative discussions on critical issues that our community faces. For Mindy, the program will be an opportunity to moderate timely and intelligent discussions on important issues for the Cape & Islands. A resident of Falmouth, Mindy brings to the program knowledge of and love for the region.

Language:

English

Contact:

866-999-4626


Episodes

Songs of the Season

12/25/2012
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Robert Wyatt, Highfield Hall music director, talks to Mindy about songs of the season.

Duration: 00:27:58


Science of Paradigms

12/24/2012
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All about the science of paradigms, and the philosophy of American physicist and historian Thomas Kuhn.

Duration: 00:27:57


News Roundup - December 21, 2012

12/21/2012
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A look at the weeks top news.

Duration: 00:27:59


Philanthropy

12/20/2012
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Rose Resnick, Vice President of Development Solutions of New England, Mike Brogiolio Executive Director of The Cape Cod Foundation and Lynn Mason-Small from the Rogers and Gray Foundation talk about philanthropy.

Duration: 00:27:59


Newtown Shootings

12/19/2012
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The tragedy in Newtown CT last week in which 20 children and 6 adults were gunned down in an elementary school has sparked national debate about gun control, increased security measures and how American culture might have influenced these events. Another aspect of this discussion is the prevalence of mental illness in the perpetrators of mass murders. Psychologist Michael Abruzzese and Psychiatrist Marc Whaley talk about mass murder, how to speak to children about these events and whether...

Duration: 00:27:59


Songwriting Workshops and Recovery

12/18/2012
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Musician and songwriter Kathy Moser talks about the similarities in the processes of songwriting and recovery, and how sobriety and creativity go hand in hand.

Duration: 00:27:58


Fisheries

12/17/2012
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John Bullard, Regional Administrator for the National Marine Fisheries Service, shares what he learned on a recent listening tour of New England and talks about bridging the gap between fishermen and regulators.

Duration: 00:27:59


Bird News Dec 2012

12/13/2012
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Ornithologist Vernon Laux brings us up to date on the latest bird news.

Duration: 00:27:59


Karan Kondazian

12/12/2012
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Actress and author Karan Kondazian talks about her novel The Whip, based on the life of Charley Parkhurst, a 19th century stage coach driver who lived his life as a woman.

Duration: 00:27:58


The Role of Community Colleges

12/11/2012
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The mission of Massachusetts Community Colleges is to serve the needs of their individual regions. This means providing the appropriate coursework, training and skills students require now, while looking ahead to be prepared for how community needs will evolve in the future. Dr. John Sbraga President of Bristol Community College and Dr. John Cox, President of Cape Cod Community College talk about what our community colleges offer, some innovative public-private partnerships theyve created...

Duration: 00:27:59


Encyclopedia of Life

12/10/2012
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Nathan Wilson talks about citizen science, mushrooms, and the Encyclopedia of Life

Duration: 00:27:59


News Roundup - December 7, 2012

12/7/2012
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A look at some of the weeks top news.

Duration: 00:27:59


Baby Eggs

12/5/2012
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Author Victoria Hopewell talks about her book Grade A Baby Eggs.

Duration: 00:25:22


Holiday Food 12/12

12/4/2012
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Elspeth Hay, Local Food Report host, and Dave Masch, author of Cooking the Catch, talk about traditional holiday foods and share some of their holiday dinner disasters.

Duration: 00:27:59


Non-Flammable clothing

12/3/2012
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Living Lab: A study of flame-retardant chemicals by the Silent Spring Institute.

Duration: 00:27:58


News Roundup - November 30, 2012

11/30/2012
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A look at some of the weeks top news.

Duration: 00:27:58


Peter Brace

11/28/2012
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Nantucket resident and author Peter Brace talks about his book Nantucket: A Natural History.

Duration: 00:27:58


Holiday Books 2012

11/27/2012
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Jill Erickson, Reference Librarian at Falmouth Public Library and Melanie Lauwers, Books Editor at the Cape Cod Times discuss holiday books.

Duration: 00:28:04


Michael Aaron Rockland

11/26/2012
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In the 1960s Michael Rockland served as assistant cultural attach in Madrid. He talks about his memoir An American Diplomat in Franco Spain, which includes stories about accompanying Martin Luther King Jr. and Ted Kennedy during their visits to Madrid and what happened when the US accidentally dropped 4 hydrogen bombs on coastal Spain.

Duration: 00:28:01


Deep sea volcanos and their importance to life on Earth

11/25/2012
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Three quarters of all volcanic activity on Earth happens on the sea floor. That has ramifications for everything from evolution to climate change. But the science of undersea volcanoes is relatively young.

Duration: 00:28:02

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