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.


Young@Heart & Old Souls

Live in the studio– The Young@Heart Chorus—a very moving preview of their upcoming show. Arts correspondent Betsy Stone with Steven Daiber of Red Trillium Press, just back from Cuba.


WTF ADHD & The Dr. of Poetry

Shahid Buttar, Exec. Dir. Of the Bill of Rights Defense Committee on rolling back the Patriot Act now! Marilyn Wedge, author of “A Disease Called Childhood: Why ADHD Became An American Epidemic;” Dr. Rafael Campo, Harvard Med School prof, poet and teacher of poetry on NPR (Northampton Poetry Radio) with Rich Michelson.

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The Beatles, Ginger Baker & Barbera Madeloni?

“Cool Films with (Emmy-Award-winning filmmaker) Larry Hott”: Massachusetts Teachers Ass’n President Barbara Madeloni with prof. Max Page.

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Frank on Frank


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Should the University of Oklahoma Students Have Been Expelled?

Mount Holyoke College politics prof Chris Pyle on racist speech on college campuses and Congressional speech sent to Iran; Best-selling author Garth Stein, coming to the Odyssey Bookshop, on his new novel “A Sudden Light;” archguitar maestro Peter Blanchette on his upcoming celebration of Bach.


Pipelines and Poetry

Katie Eisman, Executive Director of MassPLAN, the Pipeline Awareness Network, on more fracking work at the FERC; Poet Laureate Rich Michelson; filmmaker Helen Cohen on (coming to the Amherst cinema—one show only) “States of Grace.”

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From Ferguson

Ferguson, Missouri community organizer Azima Holt on “Black in the Valley”; Pulitzer Prize winning historian and author Garry Wills on his new book “The Future of the Catholic Church with Pope Francis.”

Recent Headlines

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Fire Damages Cottage Street Businesses in Easthampton


Chief David Mottor says fire broke out around 11:30 last night at the Platinum Pony bar and nightclub. He estimates damage at up to 90-thousand dollars.

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White House Official Talks Addiction In Franklin County

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Sponsored by the Opioid Task Force of Franklin County and the North Quabbin region, White House Drug Control Policy Office Deputy Director Mary Lou Learly was at Greenfield Community College to brief local officials on the administration's efforts to address prescription drug and heroin addiction.

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Man Passing Counterfeit Bills in Whately

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A phony one-hundred dollar bill was passed at the Whately Circle K store, the department reported on its Facebook page.

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Amtrak Vermonter Derails in VT

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An Amtrak train bound for Western Massachusetts derailed in central Vermont Monday morning.

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Bernie Sanders Rallies Springfield

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Over 6 thousand piled into Springfield's Mass Mutual Center to hear Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders Saturday afternoon.