Stan Rosenberg

Friday, November 6, 201511/06/2015

Stan Rosenberg & Alien Life

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11/3: State Senate President Stan Rosenberg on legislation on the verge of passage; then, Hampshire College professor and astronomer Salman Hameed on alien life.


Thursday, November 5, 201511/05/2015

Who Crafts Hillary Clinton’s Policy?

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alex oconnell

Wednesday, November 4, 201511/04/2015

Election 2015 Recap

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Tuesday, November 3, 201511/03/2015

On The Money (11/4/15)

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How the new Congressional Budget wipes out a valuable Social Security strategy. You need 45 thousand dollars a year in…

larry hott

Monday, November 2, 201511/02/2015

Cool Films With Larry Hott

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11/2: Emmy award-winning filmmaker Larry Hott on one of his most memorable PBS Films, “Imagining Robert: My Brother, Madness, and Survival;” then, a special edition of “Black in the Valley” with special guests Paul Wiley and Roger Wallace.

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Saturday, October 31, 201510/31/2015

Western Mass Business Show 10.31.15

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Ira talks with Jess Lauren from Olive Natural Beauty.


Friday, October 30, 201510/30/2015

Are We Moving Any Closer to Ending Racism?

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10/30: Kali Nicole Gross, Professor of African and African Diaspora Studies at UT-Austin, on racism in our schools and politics; Eva Fierst, curator at UMass. Amherst Museum of Contemporary Art, on the amazing Chuck Close exhibit; Professor Jonathan Fineberg, author of “Modern Art at the Border of Mind and Brain.”


Thursday, October 29, 201510/29/2015

An Iraqi Cellist for Peace

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10/29: Peacemaker Karim Wasfi, conductor and cellist of the Iraq National Symphony Orchestra — the cellist of Baghdad; Represent Us CEO Josh Silver on the presidential primaries (the numbers may shock you); and Rev. Peter Ives, Rabbi Justin David, and UMass. professor Ron Story on Jonathan Edwards and Pope Francis


Wednesday, October 28, 201510/28/2015

The Future of High-Stakes Testing

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10/28: Massachusetts Teachers Ass’n President Barbara Madeloni; then Natalia Munoz and Jeff Naplolitano on Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders.


Tuesday, October 27, 201510/27/2015

On The Money (10/28/15)

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Are there any changes to your 401k for 2016? The pension question: Lump sum or monthly check? How do you…

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