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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.”

Jul 22, 2014
Smoke rises after an Israeli shelling at the Shijaiyah neighborhood in Gaza City, Monday, July 21, 2014. The top Hamas leader in the Gaza Strip signaled Monday that the Islamic militant group will not agree to an unconditional cease-fire with Israel, while Israel's defense minister pledged to keep fighting "as long as necessary," raising new doubt about the highest-level mediation mission in two weeks. (AP)

The escalated Gaza offensive. We’ll get the views from both sides and the latest developments.

Jul 22, 2014
Lt. Col. James Howard Williams, aka "Elephant Bill," is the hero of Vicki Constantine Croke's new book, "Elephant Company." (Courtesy Random House)

We’ll travel to the jungles of Burma for the remarkable true story of Billy Williams—aka “the elephant whisperer”—and his World War II heroism.

Jul 21, 2014
In this May 15, 2014, file photo, Senate Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington, during a committee hearing to examine the state of Veterans Affairs health care. (AP)

Will he run for president? We’ll ask Vermont’s Independent U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders.

Jul 21, 2014
Toys and flowers are placed on the charred fuselage at the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 near the village of Hrabove, eastern Ukraine, Sunday, July 20, 2014. (AP)

The United States and Russia after the downed plane. We’ll unpack the politics and latest news. Plus: the latest from Gaza.

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