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.
11/2: Emmy award-winning filmmaker Larry Hott on one of his most memorable PBS Films, “Imagining Robert: My Brother, Madness, and Survival;” then, a special edition of “Black in the Valley” with special guests Paul Wiley and Roger Wallace.
10/30: Kali Nicole Gross, Professor of African and African Diaspora Studies at UT-Austin, on racism in our schools and politics; Eva Fierst, curator at UMass. Amherst Museum of Contemporary Art, on the amazing Chuck Close exhibit; Professor Jonathan Fineberg, author of “Modern Art at the Border of Mind and Brain.”
10/29: Peacemaker Karim Wasfi, conductor and cellist of the Iraq National Symphony Orchestra — the cellist of Baghdad; Represent Us CEO Josh Silver on the presidential primaries (the numbers may shock you); and Rev. Peter Ives, Rabbi Justin David, and UMass. professor Ron Story on Jonathan Edwards and Pope Francis
10/28: Massachusetts Teachers Ass’n President Barbara Madeloni; then Natalia Munoz and Jeff Naplolitano on Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders.
10/27: Sonia Purnell, author of “Clementine: The Life of Mrs. Winston Churchill;” candidates for at-large Northampton School Committee seats, Nat Read and Blue Duval.
10/26: Greenfield Mayor and candidate for re-election Bill Martin; Amherst College’s Roosevelt Institute students; MHC Professor Kathy Aidala on the Sci-Tech Café.
10/22: Paul Ehrlich, author of “The Population Bomb” and some 40 other books whose newest co-authored work is “The Annihilation of Nature.”
10/21: Patty Morey Walker, candidate for mayor of Greenfield; Kinky Friedman, music legend and one-time candidate for Governor of Texas. Then, “Vaya con Munoz.”
10/20: Two poignant memoirs: Barry Moser on “We Were Brothers” and Sonia Manzano (Maria on Sesame Street) on “Love and Chaos in the South Bronx.” Then, Sarah Vowell on “Lafayette in the Somewhat United States” (history as you’ve never quite heard it before).
10/19: Horrors and hope in Tibet: The Tibet Film Fest—“Tibet in Song” and “Bringing Tibet Home” a preview with Verena Smith and Thondup Tsering; then, “The Science of Sleep” with UMass professor of Psychology and Brain Science, Rebecca Spencer; ten years post Katrina we return to New Orleans with N.O. community activist, Dr. Rev. Dwight Webster.