FEED - On Point With Tom Ashbrook

Subscribe to FEED - On Point With Tom Ashbrook feed FEED - On Point With Tom Ashbrook
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.
Updated: 44 min 29 sec ago

How Russia Undermined American Democracy

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 12:00am
The depth of Russian interference in U.S. elections is deeper and darker than you know. A top reporter who has covered it all, reveals the chilling facts.
Categories: Syndicated

What We're Watching In The Week Ahead

Mon, 07/09/2018 - 12:01am
Top reporters open their notebooks share what they’re watching for in the week ahead.
Categories: Syndicated

Are We There Yet? A History Of The Family Road Trip

Mon, 07/09/2018 - 12:00am
We hit the gas pedal on classic moments of the family road trip. We’ll talk with the author of the new book “Don’t Make Me Pull Over!”
Categories: Syndicated

Week In The News: Pruitt Resigns, Tariffs In Effect, SCOTUS Front-Runners, North Korea Visit

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 12:01am
Supreme Court job interviews. Parent deportation forms controversy. Leftist wins Mexico’s presidency in a landslide. The roundtable takes it all on board.
Categories: Syndicated

Advice Columns: An American Love Affair

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 12:00am
America has a love affair with advice columns. We’ll tour the rich history and racy questions from a new generation.
Categories: Syndicated

Can You Balance Screen Time And Family Time?

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 12:01am
Family time versus screen time. Anya Kamenetz, NPR’s digital reporter and mother of two, says they really can co-exist.
Categories: Syndicated

The Modern, Mixed-Up Music Of Jazz Pianist Robert Glasper

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 12:00am
Jazz pianist Robert Glasper remixes Miles Davis with modern hip-hop, soul and R&B. He joins us.
Categories: Syndicated

The Fallows Take Us On A Journey Through America

Wed, 07/04/2018 - 12:01am
A 100-thousand mile journey across America in a single prop plane. Writers James and Deborah Fallows found a country busy remaking itself. They join us.
Categories: Syndicated

Get Back In The Kitchen With Sam Sifton And Melissa Clark

Wed, 07/04/2018 - 12:00am
Get Back In The Kitchen With Sam Sifton And Melissa Clark
Categories: Syndicated

Elizabeth Vargas On Fighting Through Alcoholism

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 12:01am
ABC News anchor Elizabeth Vargas joins us for a frank conversation about her battle with alcoholism.
Categories: Syndicated

Neil deGrasse Tyson Brings Astrophysics Down To Earth

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 12:00am
Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson has cosmic questions about space and time. He’ll bring it all down to earth for us.
Categories: Syndicated

Surge In Foster Children Amid Opioid Crisis

Mon, 07/02/2018 - 12:01am
What happens when opioids ravage the lives of mothers and fathers? A surge in foster children. Opioids and the crisis in foster care.
Categories: Syndicated

Why Birds Matter In 2018

Mon, 07/02/2018 - 12:00am
Novelist and birding enthusiast Jonathan Franzen joins us to talk about the beauty, wonder and threats facing the world’s birds.
Categories: Syndicated

After Tragedy, Capital Gazette Remembers Colleagues, Carries On Mission

Fri, 06/29/2018 - 10:57am
A community newsroom carries on after five of their own are murdered.
Categories: Syndicated

Week In The News: Trump And Putin To Meet, Upset In N.Y., Filling Kennedy's Seat

Fri, 06/29/2018 - 12:01am
Trump to Putin: See you in Helsinki. Supreme Court shakeup. Sarah Sanders and civility. Harley Davidson and tariffs. Family reunification deadline. The roundtable takes it all onboard.
Categories: Syndicated

Best Summer Books: 2018

Fri, 06/29/2018 - 12:00am
From "The Great Believers" to "Calypso" and more, we’ve got your hot summer reads.
Categories: Syndicated

Supreme Court Term Roundup: Kennedy Retiring, Gerrymandering, Travel Ban And More

Thu, 06/28/2018 - 12:01am
Justice Kennedy retires. We'll look at that and the important cases as we wrap up a big Supreme Court term with top reporters who covered it all.
Categories: Syndicated

Reconciling Faith And Identity In Vicky Beeching's 'Undivided'

Thu, 06/28/2018 - 12:00am
Christian recording artist Vicky Beeching was a poster girl for the evangelical movement. But then she came out as gay. She tells her story.
Categories: Syndicated

Surveying The Country With Our Citizen Roundtable

Wed, 06/27/2018 - 12:01am
So, how’s the country doing, really? We’ll check in with a roundtable of voters from around the country.
Categories: Syndicated

Two Green Thumbs Up: Digging Into Your Gardening Questions

Wed, 06/27/2018 - 12:00am
The best green thumbs on the planet answer all your gardening questions from the soil on up.
Categories: Syndicated