FROM Michael Oneal
Tribune Company Weighs Latest Offer Recent reports say the Tribune Company of Chicago was about to arrange an internal overhaul, rather than selling the Los Angeles Times , Channel 5 and other properties. Then, along came real estate maverick Sam Zell , who just sold his office development company for $39 billion, the biggest leveraged buyout in history. Michael Oneal reports for the Chicago Tribune , a sister publication of the LA Times.
Trump's new look at civil rights and global warming President Trump is reportedly ready to pull the US out of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change. We look at the possible consequences. On the second half of the program, we hear about cuts in Obama-Era civil rights programs called for by the Trump Administration's first budget plan.
The Trump agenda: where's the beef? President Trump says big things are happening. After celebrating a House bill on health care, he doesn’t yet have Senate agreement. With James Comey’s public testimony scheduled tomorrow, the President today tweeted his selection of a new FBI Director. Is the Chief Executive all style and no substance? Later, terror attacks in Iran and conflicting claims about who’s behind them.
Janesville and the American Dream Janesville, Wisconsin is the hometown of Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan. But he couldn’t prevent the closing of the General Motors factory after 100 years. On this Memorial Day rebroadcast of To the Point, we hear what’s happened to what once was a model of American middle-class unity.