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Tom, On Point, Profiled

Get the back scene story on how On Point comes together, and the host at the heart of it all in this new magazine profile…

The February issue of Boston Magazine profiles Tom and On Point. See what you think.

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  • http://twitter.com/hildegunnr hildegunnr

    I love On Point and the variety of topics. From heart warming topics on cooking traditions to political hot potatoes. Here is a hot potato that needs some attention:

  • Lawrence

    One of the best radio talks shows in the country. Substantive, informational, varied and just plain interesting.

    If more people would listen to shows like this, imagine how intelligent and well-informed we would be. We, as a country could vote for our leaders and politicians based on informed decisions.

  • http://www.facebook.com/toby.hoffman Toby Hoffman

    Idiot’s name censoring calls?

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=527401753 Paul Levinson

    In re: Tom’s question about assault weapons, the current caller (@10:34 a.m.) is on target. We have a gutless, bought and insured Congress that has no intention of doing anything dramatic to improve life in America. The number of times I’ve heard that the NRA is a “Red Herring” is rising sharply, yet NO ONE in Gov’t is standing up to it and to their unending river of cash flowing into the coffers of those Senators and Congresspeople who care more about their careers than they do about making America a safe place to be. It’s atrocious, abominable and time for someone to find a way around the lack of action from our “leaders.”

Sep 2, 2014
U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., talks with Mark Wilson, event political speaker chairperson, with his wife Elain Chao, former U.S. Secretary of Labor, at the annual Fancy Farm Picnic in Fancy Farm, Ky., Saturday, August 4, 2012. (AP)

Nine weeks counting now to the midterm elections. We’ll look at the key races and the stakes.

Sep 2, 2014
Confederate spymaster Rose O'Neal Greenhow, pictured with her daughter "Little" Rose in Washington, D.C.'s Old Capitol Prison in 1862. (Wikimedia / Creative Commons)

True stories of daring women during the Civil War. Best-selling author Karen Abbott shares their exploits in a new book: “Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy.”

Sep 1, 2014
Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker Jarvis Jones (95) recovers a fumble by Carolina Panthers quarterback Derek Anderson (3) in the second quarter of the NFL preseason football game on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014 in Pittsburgh. (AP)

One outspoken fan’s reluctant manifesto against football, and the big push to reform the game.

Sep 1, 2014
This Friday, Aug. 22, 2014 photo shows a mural in in the Pullman neighborhood of Chicago dedicated to the history of the Pullman railcar company and the significance for its place in revolutionizing the railroad industry and its contributions to the African-American labor movement. (AP)

On Labor Day, we’ll check in on the American labor force, with labor activist Van Jones, and more.

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