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Tuesday, March 24, 2009 | 10:00 AM

We’ll look at Michelle Obama in the White House, and the message — from garden to glamour to soup line — of the new first lady.

 
Monday, March 16, 2009 | 11:00 AM
Bodies, by Susie Orbach

Susie Orbach wrote “Fat Is a Feminist Issue.” We listen to what she’s saying now on bodies and beauty.

 
Tuesday, March 10, 2009 | 10:00 AM

Relationship violence and the Chris Brown-Rihanna story. We ask what it takes to break the cycle of abuse.

 
Thursday, February 12, 2009 | 11:00 AM

Love her or hate her, Barbie is 50. We’ll look at the plastic princess, and the story of the woman who created the world’s most famous doll.

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Tuesday, November 11, 2008 | 10:00 AM

On Veterans’ Day, we look at American women at war in Iraq and Afghanistan, and what a new generation of women in uniform has seen at the battlefront.

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Monday, October 20, 2008 | 11:00 AM
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Naughty or nice, from racy Gossip Girl to upright Beacon Street Girls — the high-drama, high-stakes battle of books and TV over America’s teenage girls.

 
Monday, September 8, 2008 | 10:00 AM

Ms. Clinton, Ms. Obama, Ms. Palin. They’ve riveted, and divided, the nation — and sparked fresh debates about gender and sexism. We’ll hear women’s views on the women of ’08.

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Tuesday, May 27, 2008 | 10:00 AM
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Joanna Connors was 30 and married when she was raped by a stranger. She went on to raise a family and build a career as a reporter. A quarter-century later, she tells the story.

 
Monday, October 1, 2007 | 11:00 AM

In overall earning power, American women still lag behind American men. But among the young and urban, in some of the country’s hottest cities — New York, Chicago, Boston, Minneapolis — young women are actually outstripping young men in take-home pay; some by a wide margin. It’s those young women who have the cash, the […]

 
Monday, March 6, 2006 | 11:00 AM
Julia Roberts playing Elizabeth Gilbert in the movie "Eat, Pray, Love"

The new movie starring Julia Roberts is out. Listen to an original interview with author Elizabeth Gilbert. We talk with her about soul seeking, resetting her compass, and her book “Eat, Pray, Love.”

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Nov 27, 2014
On Point host Tom Ashbrook raises a toast with a glass of fresh apple cider in the On Point studios. (Jesse Costa / WBUR)

All about hard cider. It’s all over these days. And sweet, fresh apple cider, too. We’ll look at the history and comeback.

Nov 27, 2014
Bob Dylan and Victor Maymudes at "The Castle" in LA before the 1965 world tour. Lisa Law/The Archive Agency)

A new take on the life and music of Bob Dylan, from way inside the Dylan story. “Another Side of Bob Dylan.”

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Nov 26, 2014
A 1597 map of Lesbos / Mytilene, Greece by Giacomo Franco. (Flickr / Creative Commons)

How Aristotle invented science. The great ancient Greek, and life on Earth.

 
Nov 26, 2014
Getting together with your family and loved ones at Thanksgiving and the holidays doesn't have to lead to  arguments and fights. (Meg Hunt / Flickr)

The Thanksgiving get-together and all the family drama trimmings. Sage advice from advice columnists.

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Last-Minute Thanksgiving Luxury
Tuesday, Nov 25, 2014

Our three Thanksgiving chefs offer up their best bets for delicious, last-minute holiday helpers, including a crunchy celery salad and maple glazed carrots.

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Calling All Interns, Calling All Interns
Monday, Nov 24, 2014

Have you ever thought about interning with On Point Radio? Good news: your time is now!

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The Explicast, Episode Six: What Does A White House Press Correspondent Do?
Friday, Nov 21, 2014

We turn to White House Press Correspondents all the time for news, but we’ve never really wondered how they gather their information. Fortunately, our guest host Jessica Yellin had time to sit down with The Explicast to explain.

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