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On Point’s host, Tom Ashbrook, is an award-winning journalist brought to public radio by the attacks of September 11, 2001, when he was enlisted by NPR and WBUR-Boston for special coverage, after a distinguished career in newspaper reporting and editing.
Tom’s career in journalism spans twenty years as a foreign correspondent, newspaper editor, and author. He spent ten years in Asia — based in India, Hong Kong, and Japan — starting at the South China Morning Post, then as a correspondent for The Boston Globe. He began his reporting career covering the refugee exodus from Vietnam and the post-Mao opening of China, and has covered turmoil and shifting cultural and economic trends in... Read More...
From On Point
- Grading The AHCA As The House Sets Up A Vote
As the House votes on the American Health Care Act we’ll dig deep into what’s in the bill, what’s not. Who would win. Who would lose.
- Middle-Aged Men Need More Friends
Men and friendship. By middle age, many have too little of it. And it’s a threat to men’s health.
- Reliving The Poetry Of Derek Walcott
Reliving The Poetry Of Derek Walcott
- Neil Gorsuch Nears The Supreme Court
Neil Gorsuch Nears The Supreme Court
- After A Heated Hearing, What We Know About Russian Intervention
The House Intelligence Committee, the FBI chief, and what’s we’ve learned about Russia, Trump, and the home front.
- Bassem Youssef Is Still Laughing
The Jon Stewart of Egypt, Bassem Youssef, joins us to talk about Islam, America, and the world.
- Follow The Money: Banking Questions For The Trump Administration
Foreign banks and the Trump administration. From Cyprus to Germany to Russia, we’ll follow the money trail.
- How To Be A Better Boss
What makes a great boss. One Silicon Valley boss says she did it all wrong. She’s found a better way.
- Week In The News: CBO Score, Trump Budget, March Madness
The CBO scores Trumpcare. No evidence of wiretapping. Attorneys general fired. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.
- #OnPointListens: Hello, Tampa
We are in Tampa, Florida on our national listening tour, asking Tampa citizens how they see this new administration—and America’s future—unfolding.