On Point on NPR Berlin

Monday-Friday 7:00PM-8:00PM
  • Hosted by Tom Ashbrook

On Point is one of the fastest growing talk shows on NPR — two hours broadcast daily across the country, hosted by award-winning journalist Tom Ashbrook. The show's lively conversation covers everything from breaking news to ancient poetry, with newsmakers, thinkers, journalists, artists, scientists and ordinary citizens from around the world.

Pulling Out Of Car Ownership

Jun 23, 2017

Is car ownership going the way of the horse and buggy? We’ll look at how ride sharing and driverless cars are turning the way we move.

Curtain’s up on the Republican Senate health care bill. The GOP scores in Georgia. Dashcam video of the Philando Castile shooting. Otto Warmbier dies. Our weekly news round table goes behind the headlines.

Can Startups Share Their Big City Success?

Jun 22, 2017

The unaffordable urban paradise. Richard Florida says that startups are now tearing cities apart.

Impacts And Infrastructure In Extreme Heat

Jun 22, 2017

Commuter planes that can’t fly. Door handles too hot to touch. The heat dome crushing the southwestern U.S. This week puts other heatwaves to shame. We’ll look at dealing with heat in abnormal new normal.

Hoarding The American Dream

Jun 21, 2017

The top 20 percent of this country, not just the top one percenters, is leaving everyone else behind. We’ll talk with the author of “Dream Hoarders.”

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