To the Point on RADIO IQ

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Warren Olney

To The Point is a fast-paced, news-based program that focuses on the hot-button national issues of the day. Hosted by award-winning journalist Warren Olney, the hour-long show presents informative and thought-provoking discussion of major news stories -- front-page issues that attract a savvy and serious news audience.

Produced live, To The Point presents informative and thought-provoking discussion in three discrete segments: "Making News," generated by the day's breaking news headlines;"Defining the Story," a highly researched, in-depth discussion of a single subject from the front pages; and "Reporter's Notebook," a news or human interest feature. In each segment, a dynamic mix of guests cover issues ranging from politics and international affairs to technology, the arts, and the environment.

The result is an absorbing hour of smart, relevant radio!

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Program Headlines

  • Wednesday, January 28, 2015 4:00pm

    In his State of the Union message, the President bragged about record economic growth and said, "middle class economics works." But average American incomes haven't gone up significantly since 1973 ? and Republican politicians have noticed. Will they try to steal the issue from Democrats in the presidential campaign?

  • Tuesday, January 27, 2015 4:00pm

    ISIS may be a looming danger in the Middle East, but US intelligence officials say the greater threat to US security is al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula ? located in Yemen.  Now that the government there has collapsed, are the President's drone strikes keeping American safer or increasing the risk?

  • Monday, January 26, 2015 5:00pm

    Negotiations over Iran?s nuclear program involve seven nations, with domestic politics in Iran and the US inevitably driving the agenda.  Now Israel has been added to the equation ? in the middle of an election campaign.  What are the prospects for reaching agreement?

  • Friday, January 23, 2015 8:00pm

    Fifteen years after measles was declared eradicated in the United States, more than 70 people have come down with the disease ? an outbreak that started at Disneyland. It's not enough cases to be a real epidemic. But public health officials are warning that too many people are refusing the vaccination that once eliminated a highly contagious, potentially deadly, disease.

  • Thursday, January 22, 2015 4:00pm

    Republican dominance on Capitol Hill has been welcomed by the right-to-life movement. But today, a dispute between moderates and conservatives led House leaders to pull a bill restricting late-term abortions. What's the message about majority party leadership ? on the anniversary of Roe v. Wade?