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To The Point on RADIO IQ & RADIO IQ w/BBC News
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!
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 3:00pm
Savvy prognosticators agree: the Republicans are favored to take back the US Senate in next month?s elections. But the GOP is divided?both between and within the houses of Congress?which creates uncertainty over what?s next. Can the Republicans seize the moment to gain the approval of a skeptical public?
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 3:00pm
Your personal data?s all over the Internet, and it?s up for sale?not just to marketers, but to financial institutions and possible employers. If the information is wrong, there?s not much you can do to correct it, because it?s secret and there?s almost no regulation.
Monday, October 20, 2014 4:00pm
After three years of smooth sailing on Wall Street, investors were almost complacent, but then the New York Stock Exchange began to jump up and down. On October 8th, the Dow Jones Industrial Average had its best day of the year. Last week, it suffered its worst loss. Is worldwide economic recovery being put on hold?
Friday, October 17, 2014 4:00pm
The British parliament has voted to recognize a Palestinian state. In Europe and elsewhere, there?s outrage over Israel?s latest settlement in the West Bank. Are the Palestinians taking ?diplomatic warfare? too far?
Thursday, October 16, 2014 3:00pm
Combat veterans are coming home to a nation exhausted by 13 years of war, and plans call for reducing the size of the Army. Will arming and training the soldiers of other countries make the world safer or backfire as it has in Iraq? Will extended reliance on private contractors make military action immune to accountability in a democracy?