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 5.7.14

Betsy Leondar-Wright on her book Missing Class (as in overlooking it); Florence Ladd on The Spirit of Josephine; Peter Blanchette…

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The Bill Newman Show 5.6.14

Candidate for Attorney General, Maura Healy & Salman Hameed’s Ridiculously Large and Largely Ridiculous Universe.

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The Bill Newman Show 5.5.14

Black in the Valley with Carlie Tartakov, Ingrid Askew, Ann-Marie Caulker; & Dr.Sue Lowery; for Mothers’ Day—the Good Mother Myth…

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The Bill Newman Show 5.2.14

Josh Ruebner, author of Shattered Hopes: Obama’s failure to Broker Israeli-Palestinian Peace.

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The Bill Newman Show 5.1.14

Robert Pinsky, former U.S. Poet Laureate coming to the Care Center & Ann Teschner, Executive Director of the Care Center.

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The Bill Newman Show 4.30.14

Suzanne Strempek Shea on This Is Paradise; Bruce Dancis, author of Resister: a Story of Protest and Prison during the…

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The Bill Newman Show 4.29.14

In memoriam:Tim Carpenter. Jim Hightower on Democrats, armadillos, health care, Bernie Sanders, & the upcoming Progressive Democrats of America confab in Northampton. And poet…

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The Bill Newman Show 4.28.14

Nick Mottern on “Know Drones.” Lois Ahrens, Exec Director, Real Cost of Prisons Project, on Massachusetts’ proposed bail jail.

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The Bill Newman Show 4.25.14

Tess Poe, Ryan O’Donnell, Bob Reckman, & Wayne Feiden preview “Pleasant Futures” in Northampton; author Michael Sims on The Adventures of Henry Thoreau

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The Bill Newman Show 4.23.14

Donelle Wright, from Jobs Not Jails with w. Mass. AFSC’s Jeff Napolitano; The Odyssey bookshop’s Joan Grenier and Emily Crowe on…

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Jobless claims signal firmer labor market

Job seekers adjust their paperwork as they wait in line to attend a job fair in New York February 28, 2013.

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, suggesting the labor market continued to strengthen.

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Accused Boston bomber appears in court

In this courtroom sketch, Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is depicted sitting in federal court in Boston Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, for a final hearing before his trial begins in January. Tsarnaev is charged with the April 2013 attack that killed three people and injured more than 260. He could face the death penalty if convicted.

The Boston Marathon bombing suspect told a judge that he was satisfied with his lawyers' preparations for the January start of his trial over the deadly 2013 attack.

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Some see gas as replacement for Vermont Yankee

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Leaders in Vernon are hoping a gas-fired power plant will be built to replace Vermont Yankee

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UMass Chancellor Leaving

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UMass President Robert Caret is leaving to become chancellor at the University of Maryland

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Narkewicz To Seek Five Liquor Licenses

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The mayor of Northampton wants to ask the state legislature for five more liquor licenses