On Point offers a lively conversation on everything from breaking news to ancient poetry. It creates a different kind of conversation about the country and world we live in. Maybe it's the kind of national conversation you've always wanted: fast, fun, serious, surprising. Open to everyone. And above all, unflinchingly honest.
Friday, March 7, 2014 12:23pmIt's sugar season in the maple forests of the U.S. and Canada. We'll look at the secrets of the maple syrup industry, and how it's dealing with climate change.
Friday, March 7, 2014 11:13amCrisis over Russia and Ukraine. Another delay for Obamacare. Big changes to the SAT. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.
Thursday, March 6, 2014 11:53amNepotism in America. From the political elite to the boardroom suite, we'll look at the rise of family ties. Plus, we'll look at the new shape of the SAT exam, and what it will mean for young college applicants.
Thursday, March 6, 2014 10:43amMore scrutiny of plastics. Evidence of potential danger now, even in the kinds that were supposed to be safe. We'll get the latest.
Wednesday, March 5, 2014 12:41pmTony Trischka, the man who made the banjo bigger, jazzier and more worldly brings his banjo to our studio.