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 Bill Newman Show 10.1.14

Amherst College Professor Ilan Stavans on his psychedelic experience. UMass prof Max Page on his meeting with the UMass President.…

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The Bill Newman Show 9.30.14

Eric Bosco, the UMass journalism major, who broke the story on UMass’s use of student police informants. Dr. Susan Lowery…

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The Bill Newman Show 9.29.14

Hampshire College professor Robert Meagher on moral injury and just war. Historian Tom Foster on the sex lives of our…

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The Bill Newman Show 9.26.14

Labor and employment law professor Harris Freeman on his recent Congressional testimony.

Life and death forum

The Bill Newman Show 9.25.14

Happy 103 b’day, Aunt Ruth! Immigration Judge Paul Grussendorf on our deportation factories. Rev. Peter Ives on a planned death.

francis crowe

The Bill Newman Show 9.24.14

Indomitable 95 y.o. political activist Frances Crowe with Roots to Resistance founder Denise Beaudet; Mass Teachers Ass’n President Barbara Madeloni;…

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The Bill Newman Show 9.23.14

Ebola epidemic strikes family who befriended Valley students –please help. Also, Attorneys Luke Ryan & David Hoose on their big…

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The Bill Newman Show 9.22.14

Chrysler Szarlan, author of The Hawley Book of he Dead; M.P. Barker, author of Mending Horses; Political Gold with Josh…

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The Bill Newman Show 9.19.14

HAPPY 40TH  BIRTHDAY, BROADSIDE BOOKSHOP with Cathi Hanauer,  Rev. Andrea Ayvazian, Bill Clements,  Roxie Mack, Nancy Felton, Barry Werth, Suzanne…

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The Bill Newman Show 9.18.14

Lesléa Newman – Here Is the World; Clive Thompson- Smarter than You Think: How Technology Is Changing Our Minds for…

Recent Headlines

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Amanda Knox murder conviction overturned

FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2014, file photo, Amanda Knox prepares to leave the set following a television interview in New York. Knox is engaged to Colin Sutherland, a musician who recently moved to Seattle from New York, a person close to the Knox family confirmed for The Associated Press. Knox’s murder conviction in the 2007 stabbing of her roommate has been reinstated by an Italian court, but the former college exchange student maintains her innocence and vows she won’t willingly go back to Italy. Both Knox and Sutherland are 27. No wedding date had been set.

Italy's highest court has overturned the murder conviction against Amanda Knox, bringing to a definitive end the high-profile case.

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Time for Iran to make tough decisions in nuclear talks

In this March 26, 2015, photo, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, center, leaves a meeting with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and other U.S. officials at a hotel in Lausanne, Switzerland. U.S. and Iranian diplomats gather at a Baroque palace in Europe, a historic nuclear agreement within reach. Over Iraq’s deserts, their militaries fight a common foe. Leaders in Washington and Tehran, capitals once a million miles from each other in ideological terms, wrestle for the first time in decades with the notion of a rapprochement.

Six world powers and Iran move closer to a deal, but there are still major disagreements.

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Making headlines this week

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

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Celebrities protest new Indiana law

George Takei poses for a portrait at Quaker Good Energy Lodge with GenArt and the Collective , during the Sundance Film Festival, on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014 in Park City, Utah.

Celebrities call for an Indiana boycott after the passing of a controversial law that could lead to discrimination against gay couples.

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Senate’s Harry Reid will not seek re-election

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid of Nev. adjusts his glasses as he speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 24, 2015, following a policy luncheon. Reid is wearing special glasses as part of his recovery from injuries suffered in an exercise accident in January.

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid says that it would be "inappropriate" for him to seek re-election.