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A live, two-hour morning news-analysis program.



Copyright: Copyright Trustees of Boston University
 



President Trump And A Worried Europe

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 13:03:25 -0500

America in Europe. The president's envoys try to reassure Europe and NATO that we're all still on the same team, but Europe wonders.


Media Files:
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Week In The News: Flynn Fired, Puzder Backs Out, Oroville Dam

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 13:19:24 -0500

Michael Flynn fired. Calls to investigate Trump's Russia ties. Netanyahu at the White House. California dam crisis. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.


Media Files:
https://play.podtrac.com/npr-510053/npr.mc.tritondigital.com/ONPOINT_PODCAST/media/anon.npr-podcasts/podcast/510053/515826828/npr_515826828.mp3?orgId=1&d=2783&p=510053&story=515826828&t=podcast&e=515826828&ft=pod&f=510053




Mo Willems Talks To Children – And Us

Thu, 16 Feb 2017 14:09:25 -0500

Mo Willems, acclaimed children's author and illustrator, joins us to talk Knuffle Bunny, Nanette's baguette and finding empathy in today's world.


Media Files:
https://play.podtrac.com/npr-510053/npr.mc.tritondigital.com/ONPOINT_PODCAST/media/anon.npr-podcasts/podcast/510053/515634982/npr_515634982.mp3?orgId=1&d=2794&p=510053&story=515634982&t=podcast&e=515634982&ft=pod&f=510053




Tax Reform And Your Shopping Cart

Thu, 16 Feb 2017 13:25:22 -0500

Tax reform — American retailers, importers, are warning of big price hikes. American exporters are celebrating. Plus: Warren Buffet dumps 90% of his shares in Wal-Mart.


Media Files:
https://play.podtrac.com/npr-510053/npr.mc.tritondigital.com/ONPOINT_PODCAST/media/anon.npr-podcasts/podcast/510053/515622173/npr_515622173.mp3?orgId=1&d=2787&p=510053&story=515622173&t=podcast&e=515622173&ft=pod&f=510053













Israel-U.S. Relations At A Reset

Tue, 14 Feb 2017 13:01:27 -0500

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is coming to visit President Trump. Plus: the latest on the resignation of the President's National Security Adviser, Michael Flynn.


Media Files:
https://play.podtrac.com/npr-510053/npr.mc.tritondigital.com/ONPOINT_PODCAST/media/anon.npr-podcasts/podcast/510053/515226689/npr_515226689.mp3?orgId=1&d=2795&p=510053&story=515226689&t=podcast&e=515226689&ft=pod&f=510053




New Moves On American Wind Power

Mon, 13 Feb 2017 13:17:25 -0500

Big new offshore wind farms are opening up, with a lot of muscle. We'll look at wind, oil and the future of energy in America.


Media Files:
https://play.podtrac.com/npr-510053/npr.mc.tritondigital.com/ONPOINT_PODCAST/media/anon.npr-podcasts/podcast/510053/515033050/npr_515033050.mp3?orgId=1&d=2758&p=510053&story=515033050&t=podcast&e=515033050&ft=pod&f=510053










Week In The News: Sessions And DeVos, Warren Silenced, Patriots Stunner

Fri, 10 Feb 2017 13:50:28 -0500

Jeff Sessions, Betsy DeVos confirmed. Elizabeth Warren silenced. Trump's travel ban and the 9th Circuit Court. Our weekly news round table goes behind the headlines.


Media Files:
https://play.podtrac.com/npr-510053/npr.mc.tritondigital.com/ONPOINT_PODCAST/media/anon.npr-podcasts/podcast/510053/514559757/npr_514559757.mp3?orgId=1&d=2833&p=510053&story=514559757&t=podcast&e=514559757&ft=pod&f=510053







Former U.S. Ambassador To Russia Talks Trump And Putin

Thu, 09 Feb 2017 12:54:01 -0500

Former U.S. Ambassador to Moscow, Michael McFaul, warns Americans not to let their leaders go down the path of Vladimir Putin. He joins us.


Media Files:
https://play.podtrac.com/npr-510053/npr.mc.tritondigital.com/ONPOINT_PODCAST/media/anon.npr-podcasts/podcast/510053/514347518/npr_514347518.mp3?orgId=1&d=2821&p=510053&story=514347518&t=podcast&e=514347518&ft=pod&f=510053













President Trump Takes On Dodd-Frank

Tue, 07 Feb 2017 12:53:31 -0500

Banks never liked Dodd-Frank –the regulations that came after the Crash of '08. The President says he's going to do a big number on it. Can he protect his voters and Wall Street? Main Street?


Media Files:
https://play.podtrac.com/npr-510053/npr.mc.tritondigital.com/ONPOINT_PODCAST/media/anon.npr-podcasts/podcast/510053/513935600/npr_513935600.mp3?orgId=1&d=2854&p=510053&story=513935600&t=podcast&e=513935600&ft=pod&f=510053




American Allies In A Time Of Trump

Mon, 06 Feb 2017 13:31:34 -0500

The U.S. and its allies when Donald Trump promises to put America first. Provocative diplomacy and the new administration.


Media Files:
https://play.podtrac.com/npr-510053/npr.mc.tritondigital.com/ONPOINT_PODCAST/media/anon.npr-podcasts/podcast/510053/513757458/npr_513757458.mp3?orgId=1&d=2854&p=510053&story=513757458&t=podcast&e=513757458&ft=pod&f=510053







How Aging Athletes Continue To Win Big

Fri, 03 Feb 2017 13:33:26 -0500

Tom Brady at 39 in his seventh Super Bowl. Roger Federer and Serena Williams win the Australian Open at 35. Age-defying athletes, and what they can teach us.


Media Files:
https://play.podtrac.com/npr-510053/npr.mc.tritondigital.com/ONPOINT_PODCAST/media/anon.npr-podcasts/podcast/510053/513298293/npr_513298293.mp3?orgId=1&d=2820&p=510053&story=513298293&t=podcast&e=513298293&ft=pod&f=510053




Week In the News: Trump's SCOTUS Pick, Immigration Impact, Cabinet Battles

Fri, 03 Feb 2017 13:09:26 -0500

Uproar over Trump's immigration ban. A Supreme Court pick. A Trump blowup with Australia. New fighting in Ukraine. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.


Media Files:
https://play.podtrac.com/npr-510053/npr.mc.tritondigital.com/ONPOINT_PODCAST/media/anon.npr-podcasts/podcast/510053/513288424/npr_513288424.mp3?orgId=1&d=2773&p=510053&story=513288424&t=podcast&e=513288424&ft=pod&f=510053













President Trump's SCOTUS Pick

Wed, 01 Feb 2017 12:49:27 -0500

In our 100-Day Spotlight on the Trump Administration: The President announces his pick for the Supreme Court. We'll look at the nominee and confirmation battle ahead.


Media Files:
https://play.podtrac.com/npr-510053/npr.mc.tritondigital.com/ONPOINT_PODCAST/media/anon.npr-podcasts/podcast/510053/512890297/npr_512890297.mp3?orgId=1&d=2804&p=510053&story=512890297&t=podcast&e=512890297&ft=pod&f=510053







Guarding Against Authoritarianism

Tue, 31 Jan 2017 12:51:23 -0500

In our 100-Day Spotlight on the Trump Administration: in a time of fast, dramatic action, how do we assure that we don't lose democratic oversight?


Media Files:
https://play.podtrac.com/npr-510053/npr.mc.tritondigital.com/ONPOINT_PODCAST/media/anon.npr-podcasts/podcast/510053/512680912/npr_512680912.mp3?orgId=1&d=2760&p=510053&story=512680912&t=podcast&e=512680912&ft=pod&f=510053

























Deregulating The American Economy

Wed, 25 Jan 2017 13:26:23 -0500

In our 100 Day Spotlight: President Trump says he'll cut regulation by 75 percent, maybe more. What would deregulation mean for the economy, for workers, for the environment?


Media Files:
https://play.podtrac.com/npr-510053/npr.mc.tritondigital.com/ONPOINT_PODCAST/media/anon.npr-podcasts/podcast/510053/511640229/npr_511640229.mp3?orgId=1&d=2845&p=510053&story=511640229&t=podcast&e=511640229&ft=pod&f=510053







President Trump And The Press

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 13:13:26 -0500

In our 100 Day Spotlight: President Trump and the press. He says it's war. Journalists say they're just out for truth. For facts. We dive in.


Media Files:
https://play.podtrac.com/npr-510053/npr.mc.tritondigital.com/ONPOINT_PODCAST/media/anon.npr-podcasts/podcast/510053/511455563/npr_511455563.mp3?orgId=1&d=2802&p=510053&story=511455563&t=podcast&e=511455563&ft=pod&f=510053




What The Women's March On Washington Means For Civic Protest

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 13:39:25 -0500

Thousands of women march on Washington and all around the country. We'll hear their message and look at civic activism in the age of Trump.


Media Files:
https://play.podtrac.com/npr-510053/npr.mc.tritondigital.com/ONPOINT_PODCAST/media/anon.npr-podcasts/podcast/510053/511256809/npr_511256809.mp3?orgId=1&d=2831&p=510053&story=511256809&t=podcast&e=511256809&ft=pod&f=510053




On Point's 100 Day Spotlight Kickoff

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 13:03:30 -0500

We kick off On Point's 100 Day Spotlight on the opening moves of the new Trump presidency. Every step, every angle, as it unfolds.


Media Files:
https://play.podtrac.com/npr-510053/npr.mc.tritondigital.com/ONPOINT_PODCAST/media/anon.npr-podcasts/podcast/510053/511247893/npr_511247893.mp3?orgId=1&d=2837&p=510053&story=511247893&t=podcast&e=511247893&ft=pod&f=510053




The Inauguration Of President Donald Trump

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 19:31:25 -0500

A special, live, evening wrap-up of Inauguration Day. The transfer of power. The swearing in. The speech and reaction from around the country.


Media Files:
https://play.podtrac.com/npr-510053/npr.mc.tritondigital.com/ONPOINT_PODCAST/media/anon.npr-podcasts/podcast/510053/510880417/npr_510880417.mp3?orgId=1&d=2850&p=510053&story=510880417&t=podcast&e=510880417&ft=pod&f=510053




'Spinster' – And Loving It

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 13:57:37 -0500

With over 50% of American women unmarried— we'll look at the push to reclaim the word "spinster" – to be single and proud of it.


Media Files:
https://play.podtrac.com/npr-510053/npr.mc.tritondigital.com/ONPOINT_PODCAST/media/anon.npr-podcasts/podcast/510053/510819305/npr_510819305.mp3?orgId=1&d=2786&p=510053&story=510819305&t=podcast&e=510819305&ft=pod&f=510053




Week In The News: The Trump Inauguration

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 13:37:28 -0500

A busy week in the news as we count down to the Inauguration. We'll have live reports from Washington and perspective from across the country. Our weekly news roundtable takes on Inauguration Day.


Media Files:
https://play.podtrac.com/npr-510053/npr.mc.tritondigital.com/ONPOINT_PODCAST/media/anon.npr-podcasts/podcast/510053/510819289/npr_510819289.mp3?orgId=1&d=2853&p=510053&story=510819289&t=podcast&e=510819289&ft=pod&f=510053







Roger Cohen On Trump's Russia Challenge

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 13:15:27 -0500

New York Times columnist Roger Cohen on president-elect Trump and Russia. A stark warning on Putin's plans for Europe, NATO, and us.


Media Files:
https://play.podtrac.com/npr-510053/npr.mc.tritondigital.com/ONPOINT_PODCAST/media/anon.npr-podcasts/podcast/510053/510616058/npr_510616058.mp3?orgId=1&d=2855&p=510053&story=510616058&t=podcast&e=510616058&ft=pod&f=510053