To the Point

Airs Monday - Thursday at 8 pm
  • Hosted by Warren Olney

To the Point is a unique program that gathers people from the opposite sides of the aisle — and from all over the world — in a civilized and intelligent conversation. Warren Olney hosts the fast-paced national and international news and issues program.

Distributed by PRI, Produced by KCRW

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  • Thursday, October 19, 2017 1:00pm

    Wildfire is all too familiar in the Golden State, but last week's record-setting blazes in Northern California left behind something new — more property damage over a wider area with more human casualties than ever before. We hear about likely causes, the struggle to clean up and the possibility of prevention.

  • Wednesday, October 18, 2017 1:00pm

    Uncertainty about the fate of Obamacare grows by the day, with key factors including bipartisanship in the Senate, opposition deeper than ever in Congress -- and a president who veers from one side to the other. We talk with Maryland's attorney general and others about what's at stake from the state house to the doctor's office. 

  • Tuesday, October 17, 2017 1:00pm

    National Football League team owners are meeting today to craft a unified message about political protest. Men and women athletes in other sports are protesting too. We hear how one man's refusal to stand for the flag has demonstrated the inseparable relationship between sports and politics. 

  • Monday, October 16, 2017 5:00pm

    Masha Gessen was born in Russia but emigrated with her parents to the United States. She returned in the early 1990s when political change was afoot. And since then, she’s become a leading observer - and critic - of Russian president Vladamir Putin. She fled Russia again in 2013. In this special podcast, Warren Olney talks with Gessen about her new book, The Future Is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia.

  • Monday, October 16, 2017 1:00pm

    Most people in Puerto Rico are still without electricity, and some are drinking from a well contaminated by a superfund site. President Trump's accused of a "shocking lack of compassion" compared to speedy assistance after hurricanes hit Texas and Florida.