Hosted by Warren Olney, 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.
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The Obama Administration is accused of abusing press freedom by seizing AP phone records. Can new technology protect the press and their sources from government intrusion? …
Angelina Jolie's revelation of her preventative mastectomy is raising fears as well as some reassurance. Even those who applaud her courage worry about over-reaction.
Washington's focused this week on potential scandals involving the FBI's investigation of the AP and the IRS targeting of conservative groups applying for tax exemptions. …
One of the worst tragedies in garment-industry history is having consequences around the world. What are clothing companies doing? What can you do?
Overturned sexual assault convictions and the head of Sexual Prevention for the Air Force’s groping a woman. Is it time for change in the Uniform Code of Military …
Would the new guest worker program improve working conditions for foreigners and domestic employees?
The Boston Marathon bombings have renewed calls for Muslim Americans to be on the alert for potential extremists, as well as warnings against religious discrimination. We …
Eighteen states and Washington, DC have legalized medical marijuana and 52% of Americans approve of its recreational use. But federal law says it's as illegal as heroin.
The White House is holding the line on Syria, despite Israel's military strikes and lingering questions about Syria's use of chemical weapons against citizens.
Israeli airstrikes have hit military targets near Damascus, allegedly to prevent weapons from being shipped to Hezbollah in Lebanon. Why now? Will Obama intervene?
What would “energy independence and never running out of fossil fuel mean for the global economy and the will to slow climate change by developing alternative energy?
In Mexico City today, Presidents Barack Obama and Enrique Peña Nieto want to talk about trade and a booming economy, but the murderous drug wars are still raging. Will …
Unemployment and slow growth in Europe are bringing an end to the "austerity" era of spending cuts and increased taxes. Was austerity a dangerous idea in the first place? …
The deadly collapse of a garment factory has increased political unrest in Bangladesh, and brand-name western clothing makers are accused of shirking responsibility.
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Considered the dean of Southern California broadcast journalists, Warren tackles the issues Southern Californians care about. Expanding that concept, To the Point deals with issues of national concern and is on air in most major metropolitan markets across the country. On any day, you'll hear a fast-paced, news-based talk show featuring multiple perspectives on a single major issue, with Making News and Reporters Notebook features, as well.
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