On Point


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 Feb 23, 2019
Better with Tom. I've listened to on point for over a decade, and I gave it a chance for over a year after he was forced out, its just not as good of a show anymore. the shows lost its soul.

 Oct 4, 2018
reliably good reporting without a lot of filler

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 Jul 9, 2018


Go behind the headlines: From the economy and health care to politics and the environment – and so much more – On Point hosts Meghna Chakrabarti and David Folkenflik speak with newsmakers and real people about the issues that matter most. On Point is produced by WBUR for NPR.

Episode Date
SCOTUS Upholds Double Jeopardy Rule: What It Means For Manafort
The Supreme Court upholds the rule that allows states and the federal government to prosecute for the same crime. That could blunt President Trump's pardon powers. Josh Gerstein, Ian Farrell and David Savage join Meghna Chakrabarti.
Jun 19, 2019
These States Are Turning To Rent Control: How It Affects Affordable Housing
Remember rent control? Across the country, there are new efforts to bring it back. Why now? Shemia Fagan, Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh and Christopher Palmer join Meghna Chakrabarti.
Jun 19, 2019
First Look: President Trump's Campaign For Reelection In 2020
President Trump launches his reelection bid at a rally in Orlando. We look at his campaign strategy to get four more years in the White House. Kim Alfano, Whit Ayres and Steve Schale join Meghna Chakrabarti.
Jun 18, 2019
Taking In The Wonders Of The World — With Instagram, Of Course
Is the obsession with Instagram ruining experiences in the great outdoors for us — and everyone around us? Annette McGivney, Ashley D'Antonio and Kate Sollitt join Meghna Chakrabarti.
Jun 18, 2019
The White House Blames Iran For Tanker Attacks. Where Are Relations Headed?
Fears the Trump administration and Iran are on a collision course after the Mideast tanker attacks. The latest news and analysis. The latest news and analysis. David Larter, Trita Parsi and Reuel Marc Gerecht join Meghna Chakrabarti.
Jun 17, 2019
The Birds And The Bees — And Porn — In The Internet Age
Hardcore, violent porn is just a click away on even young children’s phones and tablets. One group is trying to change that. Gail Dines, Heidi Olson and Bryant Paul join Meghna Chakrabarti.
Jun 17, 2019
Week In The News: Iowa, Conway, Sanders, Trump And Foreign Help
Biden and Trump trade barbs in Iowa. Federal watchdog seeks Kellyane Conway's firing. Sarah Sanders to leave the White House. Trump says he'd taken foreign campaign help. John Harwood, Brianne Pfannenstiel and Jack Beatty join Kimberly Atkins.
Jun 14, 2019
How Hollywood Treats True Crime: Netflix Takes On Ted Bundy
"Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile" is the new Netflix movie about charismatic serial killer Ted Bundy. Kimberly Atkins speaks with director Joe Berlinger.
Jun 14, 2019
Botswana Elephant Hunting; Arizona Migrant Aid Trial
Botswana lifts the ban on elephant hunting. We look at the international backlash and the politics. Pauline Bax, Ndulamo Anthony Morima and Richard Ruggiero join Meghna Chakrabarti. Plus, a mistrial in Arizona for a man charged with aiding migrants. Rafael Carranza and Mark Kokanovich join.
Jun 13, 2019
Rapper Common Calls For Open Hearts, Open Minds In 'Let Love Have The Last Word'
"Let Love Have the Last Word" is a daily commitment for the rapper Common. It’s also the title of his new memoir. He joins Meghna Chakrabarti.
Jun 13, 2019