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On Point

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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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47:12 | Jun 1st

Last week, a white woman called the police on a black birdwatcher in Central Park and police killed a black man in Minneapolis. We talk about how the two events are tied together by a history of racis...Show More

46:53 | Jun 1st

We discuss the nationwide protests over the killing of George Floyd, and how the media is covering, framing, and often becoming part of the story. Michele Norris and David Folkenflik join Meghna Chakr...Show More
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48:52 | Jul 3rd, 2018

ABC News anchor Elizabeth Vargas joins us for a frank conversation about her battle with alcoholism.

47:03 | Jul 10th

Libertarian extremists known as the boogaloo bois are now linked with at least two murders. We look at the origins of the movement. Cassie Miller, Kathleen Belew and Justin Hansford join Anthony Brook...Show More

47:31 | Jul 10th

The weekly news roundup is here. We discuss the COVID-19 surge, the presidential push to reopen schools, the limit to student visas and more. Betsy Woodruff Swan, Jack Beatty, Verónica Zaragovia and K...Show More
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