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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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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Pirates and Improv

8/4: Ahoy mateys, it’s Treasure Island according to  Long John Silver, Billy Bones, Black Dog, Blind Pew, & Jim Hawkins,…

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Space, Jazz, and Breastfeeding

8.3.15 Cheryl Latuner, author of “Baby At My Breast: Reflections of a Nursing Mother”; Hampshire College professor/astronomer Salman Hameed on…

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Will Pot Be Legal in MA in 2017?

7.29 We take one toke over the line with Terry Franklin, board member of Bay State Repeal. And a new edition of ‘Vaya Con Munoz’ with Natalia Munoz.

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Happy Birthday, Medicare!

7.28.15 Best-selling New York Times author Dr. Dale Archer, whose new book is “The ADHD Advantage: What You Thought Was a Diagnosis May Be Your Greatest Strength.” Then, Happy 50th Birthday, Medicare and Medicaid –time to celebrate– and anticipate Medicare for all—we can hope–
with Jackie Wolf (Co-chair of Mass Care: The Massachusetts Campaign for Single Payer Health Care), Diana Stein (professor emeritus, Mount Holyoke College) Gerald Friedman (Chair of the UMass. Economics Dept., and national expert on single payer), and Ruth Smith (social worker with expertise in disability benefits and services)

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The Light At The End of The Tunnel

7.27.15: Why are New Yorkers so depressed? Because the light at the end of the tunnel is New Jersey. Old joke. We apologize to New Jersey natives. We speak with Mount Holyoke College President and medical ethicist Lynn Pasquerella about end-of-life care and Atul Gawande’s book “Being Mortal.” We first interview Professor Eve Spangler—her new book is “Understanding Israel/ Palestine: Race, Nation and Human Rights in the Conflict.”

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Olympic Title Fight

7.24.15 Andrew Zimbalist, Smith College professor, renown sports economist, and author of “Circus Maximus: The Economic Gamble Behnd Hosting the Olympics and the World Cup” on Boston 2024. Inside/Out: what to do inside and out in the valley this weekend with arts correspondent Betsy Stone.

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From Refugee Camp To The Projects

7.23.15 Ko Festival star Sokeo Ros & the festival’s artistic director Sabrina Hamilton; then Molly Bricker of Greenfield –she recently donated part of her liver to a five year old girl she had never met.

Recent Headlines

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Obama takes Supreme Court fight to Republican senators’ home turf

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President Barack Obama on Monday took the political battle over his pick for a vacancy on the U.S. Supreme Court to the home states of seven Republican senators up for re-election in November.

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Supreme Court rejects challenge to Seattle minimum wage law

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The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected a challenge by business groups to Seattle's law raising its minimum wage to $15 an hour, a move echoed by other locales, in a case focusing on how the ordinance affected local franchises like McDonald's.

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Trump hopes to land decisive blow in Indiana showdown with Cruz

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New York billionaire Donald Trump hopes that Indiana's nominating contest on Tuesday will make him unstoppable in what originally had seemed to many a quixotic quest for the Republican presidential nomination.

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10 FOR TODAY: Tuesday, May 3

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Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: The cicadas are coming …

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Billions of cicadas will soon emerge after spending 17 years underground and they have a lot of catching up to do.