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.
Thursday, April 24, 2014 12:03pmA Sherpa boycott on Everest after a deadly avalanche. We'll look at climbing, culture, life, death and money at the top of the world.
Thursday, April 24, 2014 10:53amCalifornia as Exhibit A for what happens when a state bans affirmative action in college admissions. We'll look at race, college and California.
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 11:33amThe booming business of life coaches. Everybody seems to have one these days. Therapists are feeling the pinch. We look at the life coach craze.
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 10:23amThe Supreme Court looks at Aereo, the little startup that could cut your cable cord and up-end TV as we've known it. We look at the battle. Plus: a state ban on affirmative action in college admissions is upheld. We'll examine the implications.
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 11:23amAs a new Tyrannosaurus Rex arrives at the Smithsonian, we'll look at its home - pre-historic Montana - and the age when dinosaurs ruled the Earth.