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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What’s The Latest on Medical Pot?

Josh Silver guest hosts and talks with Ezra Parzybok about what’s gone wrong with medical pot in Mass.

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Anonymous Tips, Charter Schools & Holiday Cheer

12.24.14 Criminal defense attorney Richard Rubin on the Text-A-Tip Program; Henry Wheaton from Show Circus Studio.

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Ebola & Improv

12.23.14 Dr. Susan Lowery and Marina Goldman on Ebola—epidemic or abated? Laura Patrick, improv artist and founder of the Ha…

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Decrying The Murder of Police & Standing Up For Walmart Employees

Josh Silver, CEO of Represent Us, on our bought congress; Peter Wagner, Director of the Prison Policy Initiative on the fleecing of the families of the incarcerated; two local Walmart workers fired for exercising their supposedly guaranteed labor law rights (Walmart has its own laws).

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The Smartest Person We Know

The smartest person we know—doctor of philosophy, nationally renown medical ethicist, and the President of Mount Holyoke College—Lynn Pasquerella.

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The Politics Behind Hannukah & Christmas

We celebrate and debate Christmas and Hannukah with Reverends Peter Ives and Andrea Avayzian and Rabbis Justin David and Riqi Kosovske.

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Max Page Tackles Umass Football

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.

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Getting a Handle on Handel

Arcadia Players and the conductor preview Handel’s Messiah; Attorney Matt Cregor, author of Not Measuring Up: The State of School Discipline in Massachusetts.

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Al Jazeera & Santa Claus

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).

Buz Eisenberg on torture & Heidi Stemple on Counting Owls

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).

Recent Headlines

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Six powers and Iran to continue nuclear talks past deadline

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It is the fourth time the parties have extended the terms of the interim deal, which was struck in November 2013 and provided Iran with limited sanctions relief in exchange for a halt to the production of uranium enriched to a purity level of 20 percent.

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Cosby’s drugs-sex admission could help women’s suit

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Lawyers for women suing Bill Cosby for defamation say his admission that he obtained quaaludes to give young women he pursued for sex could bolster their claims

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DA Says Rogue Chemist May Have Jeopardized “Thousands” Of Cases

Photo of Sonja Farak courtesy of the Daily Hampshire Gazette

As many as 2,000 criminal cases may be impacted by a former state chemist’s decision to tamper with drug samples

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Alleged Springfield Drug Traffickers Busted In The Berkshires

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Three Springfield men have been arrested in connection with what police say is a major Berkshire County drug trafficking operation

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Southampton Public Safety Debt Exclusion Set For Thursday

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Southampton voters head the polls later this week to once again vote on a new public safety complex