On Point

Weekdays at 9:00 p.m.
Tom Ashbrook

On Point- Hear provocative voices and passionate discussion as Tom Ashbrook confronts the stories that are at the center of what is important in the world today. Leaving no perspective unchallenged, On Point digs past the surface and into the core of a subject, exposing each of its real world implications.

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Podcasts

  • Thursday, April 24, 2014 3:03pm
    A 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 1:53pm
    California 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 2:33pm
    The 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 1:23pm
    The 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 2:23pm
    As 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.