FROM Eamonn McCabe
A Photographer's Tribute, as Kodak Files for Bankruptcy Eastman Kodak , synonymous with "good photography" for more than 100 years, has filed for bankruptcy. Its brightest hope is sale of the patents that helped to create an art form. Remember film? In the 1980's, Eastman Kodak employed 62,000 people in Rochester New York, 130,000 worldwide. Last year there were 7000 in Rochester and 17,000 worldwide. But the loss of jobs is the only casualty of the filing for Chapter 11. Eamonn McCabe is Picture Editor for the Guardian newspaper and a photographer himself.
Terrorism and tweets, hate speech and murder Just days before an election, Britain is coping with a rash of deadly terrorism, and Prime Minister Theresa May is on the defensive. And again today, President Trump has tweeted criticism of the Mayor of London. Later, a double murder in Portland, Oregon has revealed the ugly past of a supposedly “progressive” city. One immediate question: is “hate speech” protected by the First Amendment?
Trump's 'America First' goes missing abroad In the Middle East, President Trump is changing some policies of the Obama Administration—and reversing his own campaign attacks on Islam as a religion that "hates us." We hear about his visit to Saudi Arabia and what's at stake for the rest of his foreign excursion.
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.