On PointAuthor: WBUR & NPR
14 Nov 2018

On Point

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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.

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    '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.

  • Posted on 13 Nov 2018

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    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.

  • Posted on 13 Nov 2018

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    '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.

  • Posted on 12 Nov 2018

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    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.

  • Posted on 12 Nov 2018

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    '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.

  • Posted on 09 Nov 2018

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