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WCAI's award-winning public affairs program. Every Monday The Point features Living Lab with Heather Goldstone, examining the stories behind science headlines. Tuesday through Thursday, Mindy Todd hosts a lively and informative discussion on critical issues for Cape Cod, the Islands and the South Coast. Every Friday is the News Roundup, as WCAI Senior Reporter Sean Corcoran speaks with news editors and reporters from around the region.
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This week on The Point
July 28: Charles W. Morgan
Heather Goldstone takes a trip on the Charles W. Morgan the last wooden sailing ship she joined the Ship on it’s cruise to Stellwagen Bank with the researchers and artists taking part in it’s 38th Voyage.
July 29: Bourne and the Cape Cod Canal
Bourne is considered the Gateway to Cape Cod, whether one travels across the Bourne or Sagamore Bridge, and like much of the Cape, Bourne includes a number of distinct villages. We talk with local author Goia Dimock about her book History Images of America, Bourne.
Then we revisit an interview with did with Jay North Conway about his book The Cape Cod Canal, Breaking Through the Bared and Bended Arm
July 30: Books
What do a memoir set in Concord, Massachusetts, 1940 mysteries featuring Maud Silver (elderly spinster private detective,) David Hockney, Virginia Woolf's gardens, and playgrounds all have in common? They all will be featured on The Point potluck book show with guests Jill Erickson, Reference Librarian at Falmouth Public Library and Melanie Lauwers, Books Editor at the Cape Cod Times.
link to the book list http://www.falmouthpubliclibrary.org/?/blog/entries/potluck-on-the-point-with-mindy-todd/
July 31: Young Professionals and Cape Harmony
Anne Van Fleck, Cape Cod Young Professionals Executive Director and Barry Bluestone, Director of the Dukakis Center for Urban and Regional Policy at Northeastern University discuss results of the Shape the Cape survey aimed at raising awareness and developing solutions to reverse the trend of declining population of people 25 to 44 on Cape Cod.
We also visit with the members of the female a cappella group Cape Harmony.
August 1: News Roundup
Area journalists discuss the regions top stories of the week.