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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Torture, Guantanamo & Valley Gives!

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.

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A Secular Christmas & The Latest On The Pipeline

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!

valley gives2014

A Valley Give Preview & The Scoop On the Center For The Arts

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.

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Die in At Smith & Drones In Your Backyard

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.

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Eric Garner & Cool Films with Larry Hott

Cool films with Emmy-award winning filmmaker Larry Hott; Mickey and Penina Glazer on Itzik and Mickey: Stories from Brooklyn and Beyond.

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Fredrik Logevall, Pulitzer Prize Winner on Vietman

Pulitzer Prize –winning historian & author of Embers of War, Fredrik Logevall on Vietnam; Safe Passage’s Marianne Winters on the hot chocolate run; Natalie Higgins,
Exec. Dir. of PHENOM (The Public Higher Education Network of Massachusetts).

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How to be a better manager and managing a bigger Universe

Ron Friedman on The Best Place to Work; professor and astronomer Salman Hameed on “The Theory of Everything.”

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The School of The Americas, Ferguson and Fiddles

Activist Paki Wieland returns from the School of the Americas protest; Katherine First and Kitchen Party rock the house; Jonathan Wright, designer, builder and poet (his new collection After the Rain) eulogizes Mark Strand; we discuss Ferguson on a moving Black in the Valley.

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Thanksgiving, Indie Saturday & Barbara Madeloni

11.26.14 Rev. Peter Ives and Rabbi Justin David on Thanksgiving; MTA President Barbara Madeloni and Professor Max Page on the good news and bad for education in Massachusetts; INDIES FIRST!! with The Broadside’s Nancy Felton & The Odyssey’s Joan Grenier & Hannah Moushabeck

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Ferguson, Walmart & Downton Abbey

Noelle Hanrahan, founder of Prison Radio, Lois Ahrens, Exec Dir., Real Cost of Prisons Project , & Jeff Napolitano Western Mass AFSC Director on Ferguson– plus commentary by Mumia Abu Jamal; Rebecca Eaton on Masterpeice Theatre, Downton Abbey, Upstairs Downstairs and other great television for which she is deservedly credited; then Walmart fires a local worker because she asked for fairness.

Recent Headlines

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: NASCAR driver walks away from incredible wreck

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Austin Dillon walked away from a dramatic wreck at the finish line of the Daytona International Speedway and it was all caught on camera.

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Boston bomber wants a new trial

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Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is pictured in an undated FBI handout photo

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who has been sentenced to death, filed a motion in federal court on Monday seeking a new trial.

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South Carolina Senate expected to vote to remove Confederate flag

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South Carolina is poised to remove the Confederate battle flag from the state house, where it has flown for five decades despite being viewed by many as a symbol of slavery.

in Local

Greenfield School Committee Member Dies

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Jeff Cominitz passed away last Thursday. He had been treated at the Baystate oncology unit.

in Local

South Hadey Funeral Home Owner Facing New Charges

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The former owner of a South Hadley funeral home accused of improperly storing dead bodies faces additional embezzlement charges