Welcoming On Point's New Hosts, Meghna Chakrabarti And David Folkenflik
Meghna Chakrabarti and David Folkenflik start as the new hosts of On Point, the weekday news and talk program distributed on close to 300 NPR stations nationwide.
Week In The News: Aretha Franklin Dies, John Brennan, Omarosa's Tapes, Catholic Priest Abuse
Ex-CIA Director’s security clearance revoked. Omarosa Manigault-Newman releases tapes. Catholic priest abuse cover-up. Midterm election firsts. Aretha Franklin dies. The news roundtable dives in.
D'oh! Discussing All Things Springfield With 'Simpsons' Writer Mike Reiss
Three decades of "The Simpsons." We turn our eye on Springfield with a top writer who has been in the mix since day one.
Remembering Aretha Franklin
On Friday's Week In The News roundtable, we dedicated some of the hour to honoring the "Queen of Soul," Aretha Franklin, who passed away Thursday at the age of 76.
Highlights From On Point's Summer 2018 Shows
As On Point hosts Meghna Chakrabarti and David Folkenflik prepare to take over, we decided to survey our shows from the summer so far and pull out some our favorites.
Go behind the headlines: From the economy and healthcare to politics and the environment – and so much more – On Point talks with newsmakers and real people about the issues that matter most. On Point is produced by WBUR for NPR.
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What It Means To Be 'Middle-Aged'
So you’re middle-aged now, but does that mean you’re really a grown-up? Maybe not.
Advice Columns: An American Love Affair
America has a love affair with advice columns. We’ll tour the rich history and racy questions from a new generation.
Striking Out: What's Gone Wrong For Baseball?
Baseball’s All-Stars batter up, but America’s pastime is striking out in some big ways. We’ll cover the bases.
Iowa's Poor Water Quality Goes South
Iowa’s water pollution problem is getting worse and the impact is felt all the way to the Gulf of Mexico.
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