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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.
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Deadly natural gas explosions in Massachusetts drew attention to the nation's aging pipeline infrastructure. Gregory Korte, Kiera Blessing and Cynthia Quarterman join Meghna Chakrabarti.
We’ll marvel one last time at Marvel Comics' real-life superhero, Stan Lee. Abraham Riesman and John Romita Sr. join Meghna Chakrabarti.
As investigations into the cause of the Camp Fire continue, one Northern California listener who had to evacuate says the emergency response from the region's utility company and first responders was not adequate.
The military and President Trump. What those who have served have to say about the commander in chief. Leo Shane III, Suzanne Rancourt, Dan Caldwell and Lisa Smith join Meghna Chakrabarti.
Tips for a successful Thanksgiving feast. Meghna Chakrabarti talks turkey and all the trimmings with New York Times food editor Sam Sifton.
Reporter Ryan Lillis, Deputy Chief Scott McLean, and professors J. Keith Gilless and Glen MacDonald join Meghna Chakrabarti to discuss the manmade causes behind California's endless wildfires.
Frederick Douglass was a radical patriot and an abolitionist who was formerly enslaved. Meghna Chakrabarti talks to David Blight about his new biography on the lesser known corners of Douglass's life.
A big week ahead in the news. Michael Crowley, Molly Ball and Sahil Kapur open their notebooks for Meghna Chakrabarti and share what they’re watching for in the week ahead.
Two decades since “MMMBop,” '90s pop sensation Hanson is still going strong, with orchestral versions of their greatest hits. The Hanson brothers Isaac, Taylor and Zac join Meghna Charkabarti.
The midterm elections hand the Senate to Republicans, the House to Democrats and a headache to the President. Jeff Sessions is out. And the mass shooting in California. Craig Gilbert, Shawna Thomas and Jack Beatty join David Folkenflik.
Erie, Huron, Michigan, Ontario and Superior. David Folkenflik explores the allure of the Great Lakes – and the perils facing them – with Dan Egan.
President Trump called a question from one reporter "racist" and revoked another journalist's press credentials on Wednesday. Margaret Talev, a past president of the White House Correspondents Association, weighs in.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions was forced to resign Wednesday, sparking questions about the future of the Russia investigation. Margaret Talev, Paula Reid, Rep. Joaquin Castro and Marc Lotter join Meghna Chakrabarti to discuss.
The 100th anniversary of the end of World War I. Reflections from the homefront and Europe. Jack Beatty, Lora Vogt and Margaret MacMillan join Meghna Chakrabarti.
There were 277 female candidates up for Congress and governor, and over 110 of them won.
The wins, losses and messages that voters sent to Washington in the midterm elections. Kimberly Atkins and Nathan Gonzales check in with Meghna Chakrabarti.
A record number of women ran for office. Meghna Chakrabarti looks at how they did and how they might lead with Rebecca Traister,
On Point will be broadcasting from Madison, Wisconsin on Friday. We're dedicating one hour of the show to the Great Lakes. And we want your stories, photos, memories and more.
The University of Maryland reverses course and fires the football coach in the wake of a player’s death. We’ll look at big-time sports and the costs of too big to fail. David Steele, Jonathan Allen and Gilbert Gaul join Meghna Chakrabarti.
Real-life “Golden Girls.” Senior citizens getting roommates to ease financial pressures and fight loneliness. It’s a growing trend. Wendi Burkhardt, Anne Glass and Rodney Harrell join Meghna Chakrabarti.