On Point Go behind the headlines: From the economy and health care to politics and the environment – and so much more – On Point hosts Meghna Chakrabarti and David Folkenflik speak with newsmakers and real people about the issues that matter most. On Point is produced by WBUR for NPR.
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Go behind the headlines: From the economy and health care to politics and the environment – and so much more – On Point hosts Meghna Chakrabarti and David Folkenflik speak with newsmakers and real people about the issues that matter most. On Point is produced by WBUR for NPR.

Most Recent Episodes

When You Dream Of California, Does Water Come To Mind? It Should

The quest to find and move water has always been essential to the California dream. We talk with Mark Arax, author of "The Dreamt Land." He joins Meghna Chakrabarti.

Will An SAT 'Adversity Score' Actually Address College Admission Disadvantages?

The College Board will add what it calls an "Environmental Context Dashboard" for everyone taking the SAT. Are you on board with the plan? David Coleman, Thomas Chatterton Williams, Sheryll Cashin and Mark Dunn join Meghna Chakrabarti.

Will An SAT 'Adversity Score' Actually Address College Admission Disadvantages?

U.S. Unemployment Is At A 50-Year Low. But Not Everybody's A Winner

U.S. unemployment is at the lowest level in nearly 50 years. We look at who wins and who loses in a strong labor market. Scott Horsley, Andre Perry and Alexia Kulwiec join Meghna Chakrabarti.

Harvard Students Felt Unsafe Under Weinstein Lawyer's Watch. Now He's Lost His Dean Post

A Harvard law professor who was part of Harvey Weinstein's defense team is out as an undergraduate faculty dean after student protests. We look at #MeToo justice and campus culture. Stephanie Ebbert, Randall Kennedy and Remedy Ryan join Meghna Chakrabarti.

Harvard Students Felt Unsafe Under Weinstein Lawyer's Watch. Now He's Lost His Dean Post

A Conversation With CBS Co-Anchor Gayle King; 'Game Of Thrones' Finale

"CBS This Morning" co-anchor Gayle King opens up about her explosive R. Kelly interview, #MeToo, TV news and more. She joins David Folkenflik. Also, we look ahead to the last episode of "Game of Thrones." James Poniewozik joins.

Week In The News: Trump Immigration Plan, Abortion Bills, Iran, China And More

The White House's new immigration plan. Alabama's abortion bill. Don Jr. to testify. U.S.-Iran tensions rise. Clashes over tariffs with China. Jennifer Epstein, Susan Glasser and Jack Beatty join David Folkenflik.

Week In The News: Trump Immigration Plan, Abortion Bills, Iran, China And More

Making Long-Distance Relationships Last In An Era Of FaceTime And Smartphones

In love and living apart. Long-distance relationships are getting a helping hand from technology to keep the flame burning bright. Joe Pinsker, Laura Stafford and LaDawn Black join Meghna Chakrabarti.

Making Long-Distance Relationships Last In An Era Of FaceTime And Smartphones

San Francisco Bans Facial Recognition Tech Over Surveillance, Bias Concerns

San Francisco bans facial recognition surveillance technology. We look at the tech-savvy city's message for the rest of the country. Clare Garvie, Chris Adzima and Trisha Thadani join Meghna Chakrabarti.

San Francisco Bans Facial Recognition Tech Over Surveillance, Bias Concerns

Mike Pence Cautions Christian College Graduates They'll Be 'Ridiculed' For Faith

Mike Pence tells Liberty University graduates to prepare to be "shunned" and "ridiculed" for being Christian. Is he right? Robert Jeffress, Nikki Toyama-Szeto and the the Rev. Jim Wallis join Meghna Chakrabarti.

Mike Pence Cautions Christian College Graduates They'll Be 'Ridiculed' For Faith

U.S.-Iran Tensions Soar With Saudi Oil Tankers Attack, White House Warnings

The saber-rattling out of the White House on Iran is getting a lot louder. Saudi oil ships mysteriously attacked. What's actually going on? Nancy Youssef, Stephen Walt and Reuel Marc Gerecht join Meghna Chakrabarti.

U.S.-Iran Tensions Soar With Saudi Oil Tankers Attack, White House Warnings

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