Podcasts: Bill Newman

Bill Newman

The Bill Newman Show. Weekdays at 9AM (and again at 6PM). Join Bill & Monte Belmonte as they talk with newsmakers, authors, artists,
poets, and ‘fish wrap’ about the day’s headlines.

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Who Stole The American Dream and Can We Get It Back?

Hedrick Smith, Pulitzer Price-winning, best selling author, former NYT reporter and bureau chief, Emmy-award winning producer/correspondent,
on Restoring Our Democracy and Who Stole the American Dream?” (His talk tomorrow evening at Amherst College is open to the public. Please pre-register.) Then our own Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Larry Hott on The Maltese Falcon (Sunday at the Academy of Music) and “Sci-Tech Band-Pride of Springfield.”

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Double V & Double Use

Doran (“Duke”) Goldman,baseball expert, with us on the anniversry of Jackie Robinson breaking the color barrier and the recent publicaiton of his piece on the Double V (VV) campaign. Also, Reuse coming to Northampton with Committee member Max Everett and Northampton Recycling coordiantor Susan Waite.

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Auditors & Aliens

State Auditor Suzanne Bump; Katrina Spade—composting you—a big article on her in the NYT today; Professor and astronomer Salman Hameed on new developments in the world of SETI—the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence.

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Taylor II Dance and Fighting Corruption

Amanda Stevenson, Paul Taylor dancer; Tzipora Lederman from W. Mass. Represent Us; Lisa Fontes, author of “Invisible Chains: Overcoming Coercive Control in Your Intimate Relationship.”

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Baseball and quilting. And sexism?

Mount Holyoke College President Lynn Pasquerella on ethics, the medical profession, and baseball; nationally renown sports expert, commentator, and author…

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Eat ice cream, lose weight. Ok!

Abel James, host of the “Fat Burning Man Show”, on his “Wild Diet.”  Attorney Harry Miles on the Tsarnaev verdict.…

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Urban Death, Improv, and Care for Vets

Hidden Wounds of War with professor Bob Meagher, author of “ Killing from the Inside Out”; therapist and trauma expert Mark Nickerson, co-author of “The Wounds Within”; and Edward Tick, author of “Warriors Return.” Then, improv artists extraordinaire, TJ Jagodowski & Pam Victor (of the Ha Has) on “Improvisation at the Speed of Life: The TJ and Dave Book.” Katrina Spade on turning yourself into compost (when the time comes).

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Art, poetry, and Strange Fruit

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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Over

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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Making headlines this week

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A look back at some of this week's biggest headlines and the stories you may have missed.

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20 years later: The Oklahoma City bombing

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Sunday marks two decades since the deadliest act of domestic terrorism in American history.

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Senator says it’s time to change the face of money

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A campaign to put a female face on the $20 bill is gaining momentum.

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Plastic Bag Ban Passes First Vote in Northampton

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The city of Northampton is close to becoming the first Pioneer Valley community to ban the use of single-layer plastic bags.

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Northampton Looks at Limiting Political Donations

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Northampton city councilors have opened debate on an ordinance which would reduce the amount of money municipal candidates could accept from individual donors.