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 My Line?

8.19.15 Buz Eisenberg guest hosts and plays ‘What’s My Line?’ with Pam Victor, Tom Mahnken and Monte. Plus Vaya Con Munoz with Natali and Holyoke Council candidate, Nelson Roman.

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When Will Guantanamo Close?

8.18.15 Guest host Buz Eisenberg talks with Wells Dixon from the Center for Constitutional Rights on when, if ever, Gitmo will close; and Nina Kleinberg on the Hollywood Blacklist and the film ‘Salt of The Earth’

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Putting Probation on Probation

8.17.15 Jeff Napolitano guest host with Donald Perry on Probation reform, plus clips of Medea Benjamin from Code Pink & Dr. Vijay Prashad on the current state of activism.

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Bernie & Black Lives

8.14 Jeff Napolitano from AFSC guests hosts with Leo Malley from the Progresseive Democrats of America on Bernie Sanders and #BeersforBernie, plus Vanessa Lynch from Black Lives Matter 413 with different thoughts on Bernie (FB: BLM413 blacklivesmatter413@gmail.com), and Karen Higgins from National Nurses United on their endorsement of Bernie.

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The History of Ashfield Volume 3

8.13 Guest host Buz Eisenberg talks with his neighbor, Donald Robinson, about the tremendous new volume in the history of one of our most loveable Western Mass towns. Plus the Reverend & The Rabbi on religious beliefs versus responsibility under the law.

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Prison Justice & Food Justice

8.12 Buz Eisenberg guests hosts with Bernadette Rabuy from Prison Policy Initiatve plus another edition of Vaya Con Munoz about food justice issues in Springfield.

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David Jones Rocks!

8.11.15 Not that David Jones and not that kinda rocks, but the Amherst College professor does study geology and the Earth’s first mass extinction (fun)! Plus Katy Eiseman with the latest on the proposed Kinder Morgan pipeline,

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El Salvador’s Las 17

8.10 The Bill Newman Jeff Napolitano Show looks at an undereported story about 17 imprisoned El Salvadoran Women. Plus commemorating the 70th anniversary of the nuclear bombing of Japan and their new nuclear disaster.

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Presidents Day on the Newman Show!

8.6.15  State Senate President Stan Rosenberg and Massachusetts Teachers Ass’n President Barbara Madeloni. Then we forecast with 22 News StormTeam…

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Remembering Nagasaki, & Vaya con Munoz

8.5.15  Susan Southard, author of “Nagasaki – Life After Nuclear War”; Jeff Napolitano, Exec. Director of the American Friends Service…

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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.