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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Autism Explored

9.1 Steve Silberman on “Neuro Tribes”, the history and presence of autism.  Plus astronomer and professor Salman Hameed on the…

Represent Us!

8.31 Political Gold with Josh Silver. Black in the Valley with Rev- Dr. Jacquelyn Smith-Crooks and Professor Carlie Tartakov.

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What did the Redcoats think of the Revolution?

8/28: Pulitzer-award finalist, Nick Bunker, author of “An Empire on the Edge,” the Brits view of the American Revolution. Then, political activist Paki Wieland.

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Paul Mark & Handsome

8.27.15 2nd Berkshire Representative, Paul Mark, joins guest host Buz Eisenberg. As well as our regular The Reverend & The Rabbi segment with Peter Ives and Justin David.

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The Seth Show

8/26: Seth Lepore previews “The Seth Show.” Natalia Munoz—Vaya con Munoz!

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UMASS Football: too risky a gamble?

8/25: Gilbert Gaul, author of “Billion-Dollar Ball: A Journey Through the Big-Money Culture of College Football.” Plus archguitarist and HVGO founder and maestro Peter Blanchette.

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The Road Less Traveled

8.24.15 On the 100th anniversary of its publication, New York Times Poetry Editor David Orr on Frost’s “The Road Not Taken: Finding America in the Poem Everyone Loves and Almost Everyone Gets Wrong.”
Then, Joel K. Bourne, Jr –longtime reporter for National Geographic– on his new book “The End of Plenty: the Race to Feed a Crowded World.”

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Barry Moser: Artist/Recovering Racist

8.21.15 Jeff Napolitano guest hosts with Celia Miller on her transcontinental bike journey to raise money for the Palestian House of Friendship. And Barry Moser on his new book about growing up mired in the Deep South’s racism and it’s effects on his relationship with his brother.

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Rep. Ben Swan, 2 Reverends & A Rabbi

8.20 Buz Eisenberg guest hosts and speaks with Rep. Ben Swan about the former and current civil rights movements. Plus the Rev. & The Rabbi.

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Gunman kills one student, wounds two others at Sacramento college

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One student was killed and two others injured after a fistfight at a Sacramento community college escalated into a shooting.

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10 FOR TODAY: Friday, Sept. 4

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday.

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US employers add 173K jobs in August; rate falls to 5.1 pct.

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The U.S. unemployment rate fell to a seven-year low in August as employers added a modest 173,000 jobs, a key piece of evidence for the Federal Reserve.

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The skies will be crowded this Labor Day

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The group has forecast that summer travel will reach an all-time high on the wings of a strong U.S. economy.

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Days numbered for barcodes as shoppers demand more data

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Growing demand for more information about the products we buy could mean the end of the simple barcode - the blocks of black and white stripes that adorn most objects for sale and are scanned five billion times a day.