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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A new edition of Psychiatry’s DSM-5 has doctors and scholars exchanging scathing attacks, with potential consequences for patients, insurance companies and courts of …
With the war in Afghanistan ending and al Qaeda weakened, we hear President Obama thoughts on national security, his ideas on drones and closing Guantanamo prison.
The Director of FEMA and the Secretary of Homeland Security are in Moore, Oklahoma after Monday's deadly tornado. We hear about rescue, recovery, rebuilding and …
Is the President's scandal-plagued second-term agenda in trouble? Is the GOP going too far? In the midst of partisan gridlock are the news media looking for drama?
Soaring stock markets and a boom in housing construction are good news but, with high unemployment and declining home ownership, is the wealth failing to trickle down?
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.
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Israeli airstrikes have hit military targets near Damascus, allegedly to prevent weapons from being shipped to Hezbollah in Lebanon. Why now? Will Obama intervene?
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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