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Pardon the interruption

The host of WBUR's 'On Point' isn't afraid to cut off his guests, or to jump into a new career

By Joanna Weiss
Globe Staff / September 28, 2005

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To host a radio talk show is to practice the art of interruption, and when Tom Ashbrook gets ready to interrupt, the process is wholly physical. As he sits alone in a glass-walled booth, presiding over WBUR's ''On Point," his hands get going long before his voice joins in. The right one rises slowly, fingers splayed, before the ring finger ... (Full article: 1717 words)

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