FROM Melody Gutierrez
Governor Brown Looks Forward…and Backward Jerry Brown today combined this year's state-of-the-state speech with his fourth inaugural address as Governor of California. He remembered that it was 56 years to the day since he saw his father, Pat Brown, sworn in to the same office. Brown himself has been Secretary of State and Attorney General. He served two terms as Governor in the 1970's. Since he won his unprecedented third term four years ago, he said there's been much progress -- but that many problems facing the state are the same as when his father held office.
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.
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.
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.
Will the Senate write a healthcare bill in secret? While Democrats and Republicans argue White House relations with Russia, another question is being decided behind closed doors: who gets help buying health insurance and who doesn't? We hear how the pros and cons are being shrouded in secrecy.