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On Point is broadcast for two hours daily across the country on NPR. The show’s lively conversation covers everything from breaking news to ancient poetry, and features writers, politicians, journalists, artists, scientists and ordinary citizens from around the world.

Broadcast live from 10 a.m. to noon ET, with listener call-in, from WBUR in Boston, the show airs on more than 210 NPR stations coast to coast. 

Jack Beatty, On Point’s news analyst, appears each Friday on our Week in the News roundtable and on other shows throughout the week.

On Point’s senior producer is Karen Shiffman. Our team of producers includes Julie DiopPien HuangStefano KotsonisAlex Kingsbury, and Sam Gale Rosen.  On Point’s director is Eileen Imada and our technical director is James Ross.

With David Folkenflik

The media’s coverage of the Kavanaugh nomination and the allegations against him.

Guests

Jane Mayer, chief Washington correspondent for The New Yorker. Her piece published on Sunday (co-written by Ronan Farrow) detailed claims of sexual assault from a second woman against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. (@JaneMayerNYer)

With David Folkenflik

Kavanaugh and Ford under oath. President Trump at the U.N. Our roundtable is all over the news.

Guests

Kimberly Atkins, chief Washington reporter and columnist for the Boston Herald. (@KimberlyEAtkins)

Breaking Down The Kavanaugh Hearings

Sep 28, 2018

With Meghna Chakrabarti

A special live broadcast with analysis following the testimonies of Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford.

Guests

David Savage, Supreme Court correspondent for the Los Angeles Times. (@DavidGSavage)

This program originally broadcast on August 21, 2018 with Meghna Chakrabarti.

Hours and hours of screen time. How much are digital distractions changing the way kids think, and even read?

With Meghna Chakrabarti

A true crime story 70 million years in the making. We’ll go inside the perilous and riveting world of fossil hunters.

With Meghna Chakrabarti

Teens and the Kavanaugh hearings. What do they think about how Washington is handling this moment? What lessons are they learning? We’ll ask teenagers from around the country.

With Meghna Chakrabarti

So why is Reihan Salam, executive editor of National Review and the son of immigrants calling for tighter restrictions on immigration? We’ll ask him.

With Meghna Chakrabarti

Top Chinese technologist Kai-Fu Lee talks about China, the U.S., the race for dominance in artificial intelligence and how we can survive the AI revolution.

With David Folkenflik

We’ll talk with actor Tom Hanks on his career, his book and his love affair with the typewriter.

With David Folkenflik

Kavanaugh and his accuser. Florence’s path of destruction. North Korea talks. We’ll unpack it all with CBS News’ chief White House correspondent Major Garrett in a special edition of the Week in the News.

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