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.

josh silver

Historic Mill River Walks 4.6.2015

With guest host Josh Silver.  Black in the Valley, Sojourner Truth, Connecticut River.

Ken Burns

Ken Burns on The Emperor Of All Maladies

Filmmaker Ken Burns on “Cancer: the Emperor of All Maladies” and his upcoming event at The Emily Dickinson Museum; then, The Rev (Peter Ives) and the Rabbi (Justin David) on Passover and Easter.

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FDR’s Vision & Shays’ Rebellion

Scott J. Myers-Lipton, author of “Ending Extreme Inequality”; then author Daniel Bullen and National Historic Site historian Richard Colton on Daniel Shays — their upcoming event at Forbes Library.

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Tim Blagg Retires From The Paper, Comes On The Radio

After 28 years as editor of the Greenfield Recorder, Tim Blagg joins us on retirement Day 1; UMass. Professor David Kotz on the rich getting richer and everyone else in America getting poorer—his new book is “The Rise and Fall of Neo-Liberal Capitalism”; Roselle Kline Chartock on ”prep schools in our midst, author of “The Windsor Mountain School, A Beloved Berkshire Institution.”


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


Recent Headlines

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WATCH: How holiday shopping can help charities


In the frenzy of holiday shopping, consumers are doing more than getting great deals, they’re also using coupons to help raise money for a number of worthy causes.

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Thanksgiving getaway: Cheap gas, high security


Millions of Americans embarked on their annual Thanksgiving travels on Wednesday, with security at airports, New York City's parade festivities and other venues expected to be heightened amid jitters after the Paris attacks.

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2015 to be the hottest year in history


This year will be the hottest on record and 2016 could be hotter due to the El Niño weather pattern, the World Meteorological Organization said.

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Many House Republicans want refugee restrictions in spending bill


Nearly one-third of the Republicans in the House of Representatives signed a letter calling on party leaders to ensure that a must-pass spending bill block any use of federal funding to resettle refugees from Syria and nearby countries.

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Just call him a V.I.T.


The VIP birds have arrived at the White House to get the annual presidential pardon.