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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Decrying The Murder of Police & Standing Up For Walmart Employees

Josh Silver, CEO of Represent Us, on our bought congress; Peter Wagner, Director of the Prison Policy Initiative on the fleecing of the families of the incarcerated; two local Walmart workers fired for exercising their supposedly guaranteed labor law rights (Walmart has its own laws).

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The Smartest Person We Know

The smartest person we know—doctor of philosophy, nationally renown medical ethicist, and the President of Mount Holyoke College—Lynn Pasquerella.

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The Politics Behind Hannukah & Christmas

We celebrate and debate Christmas and Hannukah with Reverends Peter Ives and Andrea Avayzian and Rabbis Justin David and Riqi Kosovske.

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Max Page Tackles Umass Football

Professor Max Page on protests at the UMass trustees meeting; Todd Ford, Executive Director of Hampshire Regional Council of Governments, on soaring electric rates—and how your city or town can cut them for you.

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Getting a Handle on Handel

Arcadia Players and the conductor preview Handel’s Messiah; Attorney Matt Cregor, author of Not Measuring Up: The State of School Discipline in Massachusetts.

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Al Jazeera & Santa Claus

Al Jazeera- America reporter Libby Casey on the torture report; SANTA CLAUS is coming to town—We know ‘cause he WAS IN OUR STUDIO with Blizen (you couldn’t make this up).

Buz Eisenberg on torture & Heidi Stemple on Counting Owls

FREEDOM!!! GCC professor and GTMO detainee lawyer Buz Eisenberg on his client just released from Guantanamo and on the torture report; Heidi Stemple –on counting owls—it’s not for the birds (sort of, it is).

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Spy Planes & Green Gravesites

Black Lives Matter! Protest and prayer, music and ministrants with Joanne Sunshower; NCIS with attorney Harry Miles; author John Sheirer on the wisdom of Libby; Green Burials—whoever thought burials could be so much fun? on the Reverend and the Rabbi.

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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!

Recent Headlines

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No Verdict Tuesday in UMass Gang Rape Trial

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The jury deciding the fate of rape suspect Adam Liccardi resumes deliberations Wednesday morning

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FERC Still Accepting Pipeline Comments

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FERC says since this is a pre-filing, the deadline for comments on the pipeline environmental impact statement is flexible

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UMass and Amherst Form Collaboration

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Amherst Town Manager John Musante and UMass Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy announce creation of the University--Town of Amherst Collaborative

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Goshen State Forest Closing For Dam Repairs

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The DAR State Forest in Goshen will close for the season Monday, while repairs are made to the dam on Highland Lake

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Triple-A Predicts More People Will Travel This Labor Day

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Lower gas prices and an improving economy could translate into the busiest Labor Day weekend travel in seven years