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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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Thursday, August 4, 2005 | 11:00 AM
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On Point put together some of the greatest studio performances from its early years of interviews. Hear singer-songwriters Lori McKenna, Cassandra Wilson, Michelle Shocked, Laura Cantrell, and kd lang.

 
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Oct 31, 2014
Nurse Kaci Hickox, right, and her boyfriend, Ted Wilbur are followed by a Maine State Trooper as they ride bikes on a trail near her home in Fort Kent, Maine, Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014.  (AP)

Quarantines and Ebola. An exploding rocket. Apple’s CEO comes out. Hawaiian lava flows. Midterms in the home stretch. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

Oct 31, 2014
Doc Sportello (Joaquin Phoenix) and Sauncho Smilax (Beninico del Toro) share a drink in a scene from the upcoming Paul Thomas Anderson film, "Inherent Vice," an adaptation of the Thomas Pynchon novel of the same name. (Courtesy Warner Bros. Entertainment)

From “Interstellar” to “Into the Woods.” The biggest and best movies of the fall and holiday seasons. What to see, what to skip.

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Oct 30, 2014
Soylent is a new meal-replacement substance meant to offer a complete nutritional alternative to traditional food. (Courtesy Soylent)

Soylent is a grey smoothie the consistency of pancake batter that claims it can replace all your food. On a crowded planet, is this the future of food? Plus: what does the Antares rocket crash mean for private space travel?

 
Oct 30, 2014
Realtor Helen Hertz stands in front of one of her listings in Cleveland Heights, Ohio Friday, Oct. 24, 2014. Hertz, a real estate agent for more than three decades, has seen firsthand what has happened to the market in the wake of the recession and foreclosure crisis. (AP)

Home ownership rates are at a 20-year low. Millennials and more aren’t buying. We’ll look at what American’s think now about owning a home.

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Awards Season 2014: The Movies Worth Your Time
Friday, Oct 31, 2014

What movies should you watch before 2014 comes to a close? Our critics offer their picks for the movies of the season right here.

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A Bit More On The History Of Quarantine
Thursday, Oct 30, 2014

So this whole quarantine thing — why to do it, when to do it, and when to just say no.

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The Explicast, Episode Two: Why Is Election Day On A Tuesday?
Friday, Oct 24, 2014

The Explicast is back for another round. This time, we’re looking at Election Day, and why we all keep voting on a random Tuesday in early November.

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