On Point

NEPR NEWS NETWORK: Weekdays 10 – 11 a.m. and 8-10 p.m. (repeats first hour)
  • Hosted by Meghna Chakrabarti, David Folkenflik

NPR’s On Point covers everything from breaking news to ancient poetry, with newsmakers, thinkers, journalists, artists, scientists and ordinary citizens from around the world. Produced at WBUR in Boston.

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With Meghna Chakrabarti

President Trump rallies for his Wall in El Paso, Texas. We’ll hear the nuanced view a city inextricably linked to the southern border.

Guests

Julián Aguilar, immigration and border security reporter for the Texas Tribune. (@nachoaguilar)

With Meghna Chakrabarti

Pete Buttigieg, the 37-year-old Democratic mayor of South Bend, Indiana, on why he’s building a presidential run on what he calls “intergenerational justice.”

With David Folkenflik

Plessy v. Ferguson, the historic Supreme Court decision that endorsed “separate but equal” —which is to say racial segregation. A fresh look at how it came to be and how it echoes today.

With David Folkenflik

The State of the Union? Divided. Virginia politics? Upended. Trump inauguration records? Subpoenaed. Green New Deal? Unveiled. The roundtable unpacks the week that was.

Guests

Yamiche Alcindor, PBS NewsHour White House correspondent. (@Yamiche)

With Meghna Chakrabarti

The State of the Union. President Trump’s telling, his push and the Democrats’ reply.

“We must choose greatness or gridlock,” President Trump said before the joint session of Congress Tuesday night. “Tonight, I ask you to choose greatness.”

Guests

Shawna Thomas, Washington bureau chief for Vice News. (@Shawna)

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