The Bill Newman Show. Weekdays at 9AM (and again at 6PM). Join Bill & Monte Belmonte as they talk with newsmakers, authors, artists,
poets, and âfish wrapâ about the dayâs headlines.
5/8: Professor (and former teacher) Joel Westheimer on the future of our public schools. His new book: âWhat Kind of Citizen?â ICONS! with UMass prof. Scott Auerbach and graduating (today!) senior (OMG-amazingly talented and accomplished) Hannah French; Jim Levy on tomorrowâs SOS plant sale.
5/7: For Mothersâ (yes, plural!!) Day — Ann Imig âListen to Your Mother; UMass Professor Emeritus and Armenian-American Arlene Avakian, who just returned from Turkey, on the anniversary of the Armenian genocide; Attorney Drew Caputo from Earth Justice on impending drilling in the Artic.
5/6: Cool Films with Northampton-based, Emmy award-winning filmmaker Larry Hott; a new President for UMass âour lead topic on Your State U. with PHENON (Public Higher Education Network of Massachusetts) founder, Professor Max Page.
Holyoke Mayor Alex Morse on the state takeover of his cityâs schools; astronomer/professor Salman Hameed on aliens taking over our planet; Stephanie Carlson & Meryl Cohn on the âPlay by Playâ festival, coming to the A.P.E. Gallery in Northampton.
State Representative Steve Kulik; Rose Bookbinder, Coordinator, Pioneer Valley Workers Center with the filmmakers of âThe Hand That Feedsâ Rachel Lears & Robin Blotnick; plus a very special edition of Black in the Valley.
Mount Holyoke College President Lynn Pasquerella; then, OLOC (Old Lesbians Organizing for Change) presents Terry Baum as Lorena Hickok, Hick: the story of the love affair between Lorena Hickok and Eleanor Roosevelt.
City Councilor Ryan OâDonnell on election finance reform in Northampton; Marisa Scheinfeld on âEchoes from the Borscht Beltââthe exhibit now being presented at the Yiddish Book Center.
NHS Thespians, Connor Paradis, Jackson Samuels, Alex Koester, & Emma Henderson on âThis Is Our Youth.â NPR (Northampton Poetry Radio) Rich Michelson with Doug Anderson and Preston Browning.
Convicting the innocent? NCIS (Northampton Criminal Investigative Service) with Attorney Harry Miles on unreliable breathalyzers âtheir use now suspended– in western Massachusetts and fraudulent science used (and taught to local law enforcement) by the FBI for decades. Also, population expert David Paxson on 5 billion too many people on earth