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To The Point
To The Point is a fast-paced, news based one-hour daily national program that focuses on the hot-button issues of the day, co-produced by KCRW and Public Radio International.
Friday, October 31, 2014 1:00pm
The Red Cross -- America?s primary disaster relief agency -- is on the defensive after reports that it?s more concerned about public relations than public assistance. Is it hiding the truth or is it the victim of sensational journalism? Is it prepared for future disasters, which could be bigger and harder to handle than those of the past?
Thursday, October 30, 2014 12:00pm
Sunlight is free, and solar-power will soon be cheaper than oil, coal or natural gas ? even in the United States. We hear what that could mean for current energy industries, public utilities, government regulators and the homeowners of America.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 12:00pm
Amid reports of mass casualties in West Africa from Ebola, the death of a patient in Dallas caused widespread alarm in the US. Since then, all seven other infected patients in this country have recovered. But the President and several state governors disagree about what that should mean for healthcare workers back from Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia.
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 12:00pm
There?s so much ?outside? money in this year?s mid-term elections that, in some races, the candidates don?t really control their own campaigns any more. We hear about unlimited contributions, corporate spending and secret money.
Monday, October 27, 2014 12:00pm
When two nurses in a Dallas hospital contracted Ebola, it was a wakeup call for an ongoing problem. One out of every 25 patients admitted to hospitals in the United States every year picks up a deadly homegrown infection ? because of the failure to follow standard procedures.