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Tuesday, April 7, 201504/07/2015

Art, poetry, and Strange Fruit

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Guest host Rich Michelson interviews Robert Meeropol, the younger son of Julius & Ethel Rosenberg and Founder of the Rosenberg Fund for Children.


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In Bill Newman

Author and conservation expert Tom Butler, editor of the extraordinary new book, being referred to as “Over.” The full title is “Overdevelopment. Overpopulation, Overshoot.”

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Monday, April 6, 201504/06/2015

Historic Mill River Walks 4.6.2015

In Bill Newman

With guest host Josh Silver.  Black in the Valley, Sojourner Truth, Connecticut River. http://media.whmp.com/NEWMAN_APRIL_6_2015.mp3Podcast (bill-newman): Play in new window |…


Saturday, April 4, 201504/04/2015

The Western Mass Business Show 4.4.15

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Part 2 of Ira’s conversation with Rick & Ross Giombetti of Giombetti Assoc. http://media.whmp.com/4415_FULL_SHOW.mp3Podcast (channel-taking-care-of-business): Play in new window | Download

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Thursday, April 2, 201504/02/2015

Ken Burns on The Emperor Of All Maladies

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Filmmaker Ken Burns on “Cancer: the Emperor of All Maladies” and his upcoming event at The Emily Dickinson Museum; then, The Rev (Peter Ives) and the Rabbi (Justin David) on Passover and Easter.

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Wednesday, April 1, 201504/01/2015

FDR’s Vision & Shays’ Rebellion

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Scott J. Myers-Lipton, author of “Ending Extreme Inequality”; then author Daniel Bullen and National Historic Site historian Richard Colton on Daniel Shays — their upcoming event at Forbes Library.


Tuesday, March 31, 201503/31/2015

On The Money (4/1/15)

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Starting to save again after the financial set back of 2008 What can we learn from wealthy people? Thinking long…

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Tuesday, March 31, 201503/31/2015

The Future of Downtown Northampton: A WHMP Community Forum

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WHMP hosts discuss the future of downtown Northampton post-BID with panelists Northampton Mayor David Narkewicz, City Council President Bill Dwight,…

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Monday, March 30, 201503/30/2015

Tim Blagg Retires From The Paper, Comes On The Radio

In Bill Newman

After 28 years as editor of the Greenfield Recorder, Tim Blagg joins us on retirement Day 1; UMass. Professor David Kotz on the rich getting richer and everyone else in America getting poorer—his new book is “The Rise and Fall of Neo-Liberal Capitalism”; Roselle Kline Chartock on ”prep schools in our midst, author of “The Windsor Mountain School, A Beloved Berkshire Institution.”


Saturday, March 28, 201503/28/2015

The Western Mass Business Show 3.28.15

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Ira talks with the father/son duo of Rick & Ross Giombetti of Giombetti Assoc. http://media.whmp.com/FULL_SHOW_32815.mp3Podcast (channel-taking-care-of-business): Play in new window…

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