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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The School of The Americas, Ferguson and Fiddles

Activist Paki Wieland returns from the School of the Americas protest; Katherine First and Kitchen Party rock the house; Jonathan Wright, designer, builder and poet (his new collection After the Rain) eulogizes Mark Strand; we discuss Ferguson on a moving Black in the Valley.

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Thanksgiving, Indie Saturday & Barbara Madeloni

11.26.14 Rev. Peter Ives and Rabbi Justin David on Thanksgiving; MTA President Barbara Madeloni and Professor Max Page on the good news and bad for education in Massachusetts; INDIES FIRST!! with The Broadside’s Nancy Felton & The Odyssey’s Joan Grenier & Hannah Moushabeck

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Ferguson, Walmart & Downton Abbey

Noelle Hanrahan, founder of Prison Radio, Lois Ahrens, Exec Dir., Real Cost of Prisons Project , & Jeff Napolitano Western Mass AFSC Director on Ferguson– plus commentary by Mumia Abu Jamal; Rebecca Eaton on Masterpeice Theatre, Downton Abbey, Upstairs Downstairs and other great television for which she is deservedly credited; then Walmart fires a local worker because she asked for fairness.

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Infection, Election & The Gardening Section

CDH’s CEO Joanne Marqusee and Infection Prevention Manager Linda Riley on Ebola; Josh Silver of Represent Us on buying elections; and Grow Food Northampton CEOs — Lilly Lombard & Clem Clay — and Jen Smith of Crimson & Clover Farm.

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Putin, The Sci Tech Band and ‘Wicked’ (Oh, my!)

Gregory Maguire, author or Wicked and Egg & Spoon; Emmy-award winning filmmaker Larry Hott on Sci-Tech; Moscow-based journalist Anna Arutunyan on Vladimir Putin.

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Wonder Woman Razes Prison!

The Bill Newman Show 11.19.14

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Drones & The Daily Show’s John Hodgman

The Bill Newman Show 11.18.14

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The Mayor of London on Winston Churchill

The Bill Newman Show 11.14.14

Recent Headlines

in Local

Berkshire Gas Promotes KM Pipeline, Critiques Opponents

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Berkshire Gas spokesman Christopher Farrell is coming out swinging for the Kinder Morgan Tennessee Gas Pipeline.

in Local

Northampton Parking Study To Be Presented

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Northampton Mayor David Narkewicz will present the results of a downtown parking study Monday night

in National, Sports

Boston bomber’s lawyer urges ‘unrelenting punishment’ over death

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Convicted bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's lawyers are urging jurors to reject the death penalty, saying "no punishment could ever be equal to the terrible effects of these crimes."

in National, World

PHOTOS: Nepal earthquake

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Rescue and relief efforts are underway after a devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal on Saturday.

in Local

Florence Fire Caused By Smoking

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A fire that destroyed a Florence home was caused by the careless disposal of smoking materials.