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.
We celebrate and debate Christmas and Hannukah with Reverends Peter Ives and Andrea Avayzian and Rabbis Justin David and Riqi Kosovske.
Professor Max Page on protests at the UMass trustees meeting; Todd Ford, Executive Director of Hampshire Regional Council of Governments, on soaring electric rates—and how your city or town can cut them for you.
Arcadia Players and the conductor preview Handel’s Messiah; Attorney Matt Cregor, author of Not Measuring Up: The State of School Discipline in Massachusetts.
Al Jazeera- America reporter Libby Casey on the torture report; SANTA CLAUS is coming to town—We know ‘cause he WAS IN OUR STUDIO with Blizen (you couldn’t make this up).
FREEDOM!!! GCC professor and GTMO detainee lawyer Buz Eisenberg on his client just released from Guantanamo and on the torture report; Heidi Stemple –on counting owls—it’s not for the birds (sort of, it is).
Black Lives Matter! Protest and prayer, music and ministrants with Joanne Sunshower; NCIS with attorney Harry Miles; author John Sheirer on the wisdom of Libby; Green Burials—whoever thought burials could be so much fun? on the Reverend and the Rabbi.
GTMO detainee lawyer Buz Eisenberg –his last GTMO client is safely out! VALLEY GIVES with Michael Kusek; and The Literacy Project stars on our show.
Prof. Phil Zuckerman on Living the Secular Life; Katie Eisman, Dir. Of MassPLAN, with news on the franking pipeline; Mac Everett, FREE TOYS—reuse and recycle this weekend!
Community Foundation Pres. Katie Zobel and Dr. Marty Wolf, Northampton Ed. Foundation, on Valley Gives; Penny Burke, Exec Dir., Northampton Center for the Arts– anyone want to Bid?; Political Gold with Josh Silver.
Smith Professor Ginetta Candelario on police killing unarmed black and Hispanic men; Smith professor Paul Voss on: the drones are coming; drones are coming; they really are.