On Point

Mondays through Thursdays at 11 am

hybrid of a talk program and a news-magazine, "On Point" puts each day's news into context and provides a lively forum for discussion and debate. Topics chosen for the program are often taken from the biggest news stories of the day while others have a direct connection to issues that are at the core of what is urgent and important in the world at the moment. Interwoven are programs containing interviews with personalities, politicians, musicians, writers, and journalists.

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Health Care Bill Advances

18 hours ago

Vice President Mike Pence breaks a tie in the Senate vote to proceed with debate on a health care bill. So now what?

Migrants Die In A Tractor-Trailer

Jul 25, 2017

The human smuggling tragedy in the Walmart parking lot. We’ll look at illegal border crossing now. And the latest on the wall.

Cleaning Up The Carbon In Our Skies

Jul 24, 2017

When a cleaner footprint is no longer enough on climate change. Scientists now say we need negative CO2 emissions. Cleaning carbon from our skies.

Sen. Al Franken On Washington Today

Jul 21, 2017

Minnesota Senator Al Franken joins us. The one time comedian shares his view of Washington now.

Black Motherhood In The Spotlight

Jul 20, 2017

Beyoncé’s out front with new twins. A pregnant Serena Williams is nude on the cover of Vanity Fair. We’ll look at American images of black motherhood.

The Cost Of Steel Tariffs

Jul 20, 2017

The Trump administration is talking tough tariffs on imported steel. Will that make America great again?

Is The Health Care Overhaul Over?

Jul 18, 2017

With guest host Anthony Brooks.

With the collapse of the current GOP effort to repeal and replace Obamacare, what’s next?

With guest host Anthony Brooks.

The Yellowstone Grizzly has been taken off the threatened species list. Many conservationists say that’s a big mistake.

The Trump Administration And Human Rights

Jul 17, 2017

With the death of China’s Nobel Prize-winning dissident Liu Xiaobo, we look at human rights under the Trump administration.

Take Two On The Senate Health Care Bill

Jul 17, 2017

The Senate GOP’s revised health care bill. We’ll unpack what’s in it, and where it goes from here.

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