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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The Bill Newman Show

6.17.15  Your State U, The Grass Whisperer, and Attorney Harry Miles on alcohol blood and breath testing.

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Bill Newman Show 6-16-2015

JFK Mural; a fond goodbye to Debra Tautznik and Sean Dunphy; Amherst Film School – Singin’ in the Rain with…

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The Bill Newman Show

6.15.15 With guest host Jeff Napolitano.

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The Earth Was A Snowball TWICE

6.12.15 Josh Silver and Monte talk pipeline, big money in politics and paleontology.

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Bhi Bhiman Bill Dwight and The Red Sea

6.11.15 Josh Silver guests hosts and fish wraps with Northampton Council President Bill Dwight and Monte and talks with Bhi Bhiman, coming to the Horse on Saturday. Plus The Rev. & The Rabbi on Red Sea moments.

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Not Just Tough Guys Anymore

6.10.15 John Engel (Director of the Fatherhood Journey), Marianne Winters (Director of Safe Passage) & James Arana (Men’s Resources International) preview the upcoming Healthy Men and Boys Summit; the return of the benches!! Jonathan Goldman (Northampton Youth Commission) and students who painted the benches in downtown Northampton share the stories of their creations; Northampton’s Bob Bissell, author of “The Stock Market: You Can Do It”; and Your State U with Max Page- on the swansong of UMass President Robert Caret—rising tuition?

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Still Singing For Freedom

6.9.15 That fracking pipeline through our community–if you have a complaint, your time in this week! – with MassPlan (Pipe Line Awareness Network) Executive Director Katie Eisman; Bill Perlman previews the Freedom Singers reunion—this weekend; Peter Blanchette, HVGO founder and maestro on forming a middle and high school kids guitar orchestra.

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The Latest On Nepal

6.8.15 The Valley supports Tibetan relief with Anasuya Well and Tashi Sherpa—at the Academy of Music this Thursday! Then, the (re)birth of a literary and arts journal from the Western Mass. Hill Towns– Stone Walls Review II — with editorial board members Wil Hastings and Evan Johnson—a preview of the coming celebration and launch at the extraordinary North Hall, built circa 1795.

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Palestine (Part 2)

6.5.15 Mohammed Salwaha, founder and Director of the Palestinian House of Friendship on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict; Pulitzer Prize-winning author & historian of the early republic, Joe Ellis, on his new NYT bestseller, “The Quartet: Orchestrating the Second American Revolution, 1783-1789;” Mount Holyoke College professor Kathy Aidala on the upcoming Sci-tech Café; Arts Correspondent Betsy Stone on the Arise art auction and artists for social justice.

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Palestine & Waterloo

6.4.15 Best-selling author Bernard Cornwell on his new book “Waterloo: the History of Four Days, Three Armies, and Three Battles.”
A preview of the art auction in support of Arise for Social Justice with its Executive Director Michaelann Bewsee and Advisory Board member Jane Mildred; then, Rev. Peter Ives, Rabbi Justin David with Palestinian House of Friendship Executive Director Mohammed Sawalha.

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Postal carriers getting a panic button

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It used to be that mail carriers had to just contend with dogs and weather but a rise in other work-related dangers has pushed the postal service to adopt new technology.

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Back at work: Congress facing busy agenda, funding deadline

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Lawmakers return to Washington on Tuesday with a long to-do list.

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U.S. and Iran: the unbearable awkwardness of defending your enemy

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It's always awkward to defend your enemies. But that's the position U.S. President Barack Obama's administration has found itself in with Iran as it pushes for an historic accord that would end a 12-year nuclear standoff.

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10 FOR TODAY: Monday, July 6

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

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U.S. triumph caps truly global Women’s World Cup

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The United States returned to the pinnacle of women's soccer with a 5-2 crushing of Japan in Sunday's Women's World Cup final at the end of a riveting tournament that pushed the sport into new territory.