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!
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?
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 3:00pm
Speaking last night to a Congress controlled by Republicans, President Obama sounded to some as if the Democrats won last November?s elections. He proposed legislation and issued veto threats. Can he dominate the agenda for the next two years?
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 5:00pm
Prisoners at Guantánamo Bay have been held for years without any charges; half the remaining inmates have been cleared for release; military prosecutors have resigned in frustration. But, after six years in office, America's Commander in Chief has not been able to shut it down.
Monday, January 19, 2015 4:00pm
The mass of conflicting evidence released by prosecutors fed heated arguments about how and why Officer Darren Wilson killed Michael Brown last August in Ferguson, Missouri. That has sparked a broader debate about equal access to justice for black Americans. On this Martin Luther King Day, we are re-broadcasting a discussion that first aired on November 26.