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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.More from On Point »

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What's On The Menu For Thanksgiving Dinner? Getting Ready For Your Feast

Tips for a successful Thanksgiving feast. Meghna Chakrabarti talks turkey and all the trimmings with New York Times food editor Sam Sifton.

What's On The Menu For Thanksgiving Dinner? Getting Ready For Your Feast

Veterans On President Trump: Military Members Discuss The Commander In Chief

The military and President Trump. What those who have served have to say about the commander in chief. Leo Shane III, Suzanne Rancourt, Dan Caldwell and Lisa Smith join Meghna Chakrabarti.

Veterans On President Trump: Military Members Discuss The Commander In Chief

'Frederick Douglass: Prophet Of Freedom' Reveals Unknown Parts Of Abolitionist's Life

Frederick Douglass was a radical patriot and an abolitionist who was formerly enslaved. Meghna Chakrabarti talks to David Blight about his new biography on the lesser-known corners of Douglass' life.

'Frederick Douglass: Prophet Of Freedom' Reveals Unknown Parts Of Abolitionist's Life

The Manmade Causes Of California's Endless Fire Season

Reporter Ryan Lillis, Deputy Chief Scott McLean, and professors J. Keith Gilless and Glen MacDonald join Meghna Chakrabarti to discuss the manmade causes behind California's endless wildfires.

'90s Pop Sensation Hanson Is Still Going Strong After More Than 25 Years

Two decades since "MMMBop," '90s pop sensation Hanson is still going strong, with orchestral versions of their greatest hits. The Hanson brothers Isaac, Taylor and Zac join Meghna Charkabarti.

'90s Pop Sensation Hanson Is Still Going Strong After More Than 25 Years

Week Ahead: California Wildfires, Election Recounts, Trump And The Attorney General

A big week ahead in the news. Michael Crowley, Molly Ball and Sahil Kapur open their notebooks for Meghna Chakrabarti and share what they're watching for in the week ahead.

Week Ahead: California Wildfires, Election Recounts, Trump And The Attorney General

'The Death And Life Of The Great Lakes': Precious Resources In Peril

Erie, Huron, Michigan, Ontario and Superior. David Folkenflik explores the allure of the Great Lakes – and the perils facing them – with Dan Egan.

Week In The News: Sessions Out, Election Results In, California Shooting And More

The midterm elections hand the Senate to Republicans, the House to Democrats and a headache to the President. Jeff Sessions is out. And the mass shooting in California. Craig Gilbert, Shawna Thomas and Jack Beatty join David Folkenflik.

Week In The News: Sessions Out, Election Results In, California Shooting And More

Looking Back On The 100th Anniversary Of The WWI Armistice

The 100th anniversary of the end of World War I. Reflections from the homefront and Europe. Jack Beatty, Lora Vogt and Margaret MacMillan join Meghna Chakrabarti.

With Attorney General Jeff Sessions Out, What Happens Next In The Justice Department?

Attorney General Jeff Sessions was forced to resign Wednesday, sparking questions about the future of the Russia investigation. Margaret Talev, Paula Reid, Rep. Joaquin Castro and Marc Lotter join Meghna Chakrabarti to discuss.

With Attorney General Jeff Sessions Out, What Happens Next In The Justice Department?

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