kristen leutz

Saturday, January 24, 201501/24/2015

Western Mass Business Show 1.24.15

In The Western Mass. Business Show

Ira talks with Kristin Leutz from the Community Foundation of Western Mass.

silas kopf

Friday, January 23, 201501/23/2015

Oscar Nominated Documentaries & A Smithsonian Award Artist

In Bill Newman

Cool films with Emmy-Award–winning filmmaker Larry Hott; cool marquetry with 2015 Smithsonian-award-winning artist Silas Kopf.

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Friday, January 23, 201501/23/2015

Is Social Security Secure?

In Bill Newman

MHC prof. Kathy Aidala on the Sci-Tech Café; Rev. Peter Ives, Jacquelyn Smith-Crooks and Rabbi Justin David on “Can Ferguson Happen Here?” Atty Nancy Altman, author of “Social Security Works!”

steve pedagorski

Wednesday, January 21, 201501/21/2015

SOTU, Not All Poor People are Black, & Mussolini

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Photographers Steven Petegorsky, Step by Step, his new exhibit and Max Page on Deafening Silence—Mussolini’s Legacy in Rome. Janet Cheatham Bell, author of “Not All Poor People Are Black and other things we need to think more about.”


Tuesday, January 20, 201501/20/2015

On The Money (1/21/15)

In On the Money

Why would Bill Gross “The Bond King” say, “The good times are over?” How do you start an investment plan?…

ira helfand

Tuesday, January 20, 201501/20/2015

The Doomsday Clock

In Bill Newman

The hands are about to move on the Doomsday Clock– with Dr. Ira Helfand, Co-President, Int’l Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War;
Professor Julian E. Zelizer, on The Fierce Urgency of Now: Lyndon Johnson, Congress, and the Battle for the Great Society.

paulo frerie

Monday, January 19, 201501/19/2015

MLK Day: Social Justice & South Africa

In Bill Newman

The Paulo Freire Charter School for Social Justice—its foudner and its students. UMass history prof. John Higgison on apartheid in South Africa and America.


Saturday, January 17, 201501/17/2015

Western Mass Business Show 1.17.15

In The Western Mass. Business Show

Ira talks with Mark Borsari from Sanderson Macleod

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Friday, January 16, 201501/16/2015

Spooning and Cupping

In Blue Dragon Wellness

peter wagner

Friday, January 16, 201501/16/2015

Tsarnaev Jury Selection & Calling Long Distance from Prison

In Bill Newman

Peter Wagner, Exec. Dir., the Prison Policy Initiative; then NCIS (Northampton Criminal Investigative Service) with attorney Harry Miles on jury selection in the Tsarnaev trial.

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