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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Autism Explored

9.1 Steve Silberman on “Neuro Tribes”, the history and presence of autism.  Plus astronomer and professor Salman Hameed on the…

Represent Us!

8.31 Political Gold with Josh Silver. Black in the Valley with Rev- Dr. Jacquelyn Smith-Crooks and Professor Carlie Tartakov. http://media.whmp.com/NEWMAN_AUG_31_2015.mp3Podcast…

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Missives From Mumia

9/2: Noelle Hanrahan, founder and producer of Prison Radio; Dr. Dana Suskind, author of “Thirty Million Words: Building a Child’s Brain;” and Vaya con Munoz !

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What did the Redcoats think of the Revolution?

8/28: Pulitzer-award finalist, Nick Bunker, author of “An Empire on the Edge,” the Brits view of the American Revolution. Then, political activist Paki Wieland.

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Paul Mark & Handsome

8.27.15 2nd Berkshire Representative, Paul Mark, joins guest host Buz Eisenberg. As well as our regular The Reverend & The Rabbi segment with Peter Ives and Justin David.

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The Seth Show

8/26: Seth Lepore previews “The Seth Show.” Natalia Munoz—Vaya con Munoz!

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UMASS Football: too risky a gamble?

8/25: Gilbert Gaul, author of “Billion-Dollar Ball: A Journey Through the Big-Money Culture of College Football.” Plus archguitarist and HVGO founder and maestro Peter Blanchette.

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The Road Less Traveled

8.24.15 On the 100th anniversary of its publication, New York Times Poetry Editor David Orr on Frost’s “The Road Not Taken: Finding America in the Poem Everyone Loves and Almost Everyone Gets Wrong.”
Then, Joel K. Bourne, Jr –longtime reporter for National Geographic– on his new book “The End of Plenty: the Race to Feed a Crowded World.”

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Barry Moser: Artist/Recovering Racist

8.21.15 Jeff Napolitano guest hosts with Celia Miller on her transcontinental bike journey to raise money for the Palestian House of Friendship. And Barry Moser on his new book about growing up mired in the Deep South’s racism and it’s effects on his relationship with his brother.

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Rep. Ben Swan, 2 Reverends & A Rabbi

8.20 Buz Eisenberg guest hosts and speaks with Rep. Ben Swan about the former and current civil rights movements. Plus the Rev. & The Rabbi.

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Making headlines this week

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A look back at some of the biggest newsmakers this week and the headlines you may have missed.

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Teen pregnancies hit historic low

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The annual survey shows the continuation of a downward trend that began in 2006 and continued through 2014, the latest year of complete data, when nearly 250,000 babies were born to girls and women aged 15 to 19.

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U.S. high court approves rule change to expand FBI hacking power

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The Supreme Court on Thursday approved a rule change that would let U.S. judges issue search warrants for access to computers located in any jurisdiction despite opposition from civil liberties groups who say it will greatly expand the FBI's hacking authority.

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Biden visits Iraq in show of support amid multiple crises

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U.S. Vice President Joe Biden met Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and other top officials in unannounced visits to Baghdad and Erbil on Thursday to show support for a government battling Islamic State amid political and economic crises.

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No wall, but more high-tech gear, fencing sought by U.S. border agents

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The modest scope of the requirements, details of which were contained in internal emails seen by Reuters and described by Border Patrol officials in interviews, contrasts sharply with calls by Republican presidential candidates for more drastic measures to secure the border.