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A 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.
How Billionaires Are Remaking The World
Billionaires. We'll look at the super super rich, and their global shaping of our world.
The Future Of Liberal Zionism
After a summer of deadly clashes between Gaza and Israel, we talk to Jews on the left and right about the future of liberal Zionism. Some say it's over.
An Insider's View Of The Bob Dylan Story
A new take on the life and music of Bob Dylan, from way inside the Dylan story. "Another Side of Bob Dylan."
Kids, Discipline, And The Adrian Peterson Debate
The NFL's Adrian Peterson and the emotional debate underway about how far is too far to go when it comes to disciplining children.
'Rich Hill' And Growing Up Poor in Rural America
"Rich Hill," a new documentary on growing up poor, now, in rural America. The dreams and the desperation.
Redshirting: Holding Kids Back For An Edge
More parents are "red-shirting" their children in kindergarten--holding them back for a year, hoping they'll have an edge. Does it work? We look.
The Grand Canyon: Threatened By Development?
Uproar over development plans for the Grand Canyon. We go to the Navajo Nation and the Canyon floor to see what's at stake.
Building A Middle East Coalition To Tackle ISIS
President Obama says he will build a coalition of partners in the Middle East to combat ISIS. We'll do a reality check on who's really stepping up for what.
Domestic Violence And #WhyIStayed
#WhyIStayed. We're looking at women in and out of relationships of domestic violence.
Week In The News: Obama's ISIS Plan, Ray Rice, Congress Back
The President's ISIS strategy. The Ray Rice video. Congress is back. Apple's new watch. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.
President Obama Lays Out His ISIS Strategy
The President lays out his strategy to take on ISIS. Will it work? We'll look at the key factors in America's new military commitment.
Martine Rothblatt: The Tranhumanist, Transgender CEO
Martine Rothblatt is the highest paid female executive in America. Founder of Sirius Radio. She was once a man. Now she's pushing digital mind clones for us all.
A Veteran Reporter on American Power and the Modern World
Longtime foreign correspondent H.D.S. Greenway opens his notebooks on American power abroad--and how it's changed.
Chinese Tech Giant Alibaba's Big IPO
It may be the biggest Wall Street IPO in American history, and it's not even an American company. We'll look at China's tech giant Alibaba going public in the U.S.A.
Debating Scottish Independence
Scotland is about to vote on breaking away from the UK. Britain. We'll look at the breakaway movement, in Scotland and beyond.
The World's Response To The Ebola Epidemic
An urgent plea for more help to slow the epidemic of Ebola in West Africa. We look at the exploding challenge.
Psst! Your Data's Showing
We'll talk to the co-founder of dating site OkCupid about human nature, love and the future of big data.
Back To Benghazi
Investigative reporter Mitch Zuckoff goes deep on Benghazi. What really happened. What it could mean.
Tierney Sutton's Jazz Vocals And Baha'i Faith
Jazz singer Tierney Sutton on the improvising life in music and her Baha'i faith.
Week In The News: ISIS, NATO And High-Profile Hacking
Another beheading. Obama and NATO. Nude pics hacked from the cloud. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.