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.


Female Boxing’s Champion

1.27- Bill speaks with Gail Grandchamp, former amateur and pro boxer turned trainer and motivational speaker, paving the way for women in boxing. Vaya con Muñoz with Natalia Muñoz and Waleska Lugo-DeJesús speak on the Healing Racism Institute of the Pioneer Valley.

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Are You Ready For Some Football (Debt)?

1.26- Public Higher Education Network of Massachusetts (PHENOM) founder and UMass Professor Max Page speaks with Dr. Steven Conn, the W.E. Smith Professor of History at Miami University in Ohio on football stadiums. Plus, Noelle Hanrahan on President Obama’s ban of solitary confinement for imprisoned juveniles.

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Does the ACLU Represent.Us?

1.25- Bill speaks with ACLU Massachusetts Legal Director, Matt Segal and Director of Northampton and D.C. based Represent.Us Josh Silver.

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Bring Us Your Tired, Your Poor…

1.22- Author Roberto Gonzalez on his new book on immigration, “Lives in Limbo.” Mount Holyoke Physics Professor and founder of the Sci-Tech Cafe Kathy Aidala. A Boogie for Bernie and Art in the Valley this weekend.


Can Architecture Be Inclusive?

UMass professors Max Page and Joseph Krupcynski; NYT best-selling author Jacqueline Sheehan on her new book “The Center of the World;”
The Reverend and the Rabbi with Rev. Peter Ives and Greenfield ‘s new rabbi, Andrea Cohen-Kiener.

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Women On The Vanguard

1.20- Cool Films with Larry Hott on the Academy Award nominees; Vaya Con Muñoz with Natalia Muñoz and Women Of The Vanguard.


Is There Really A Rising Tide Against Immigrants In This Country?

1/19: Susan Eaton, UMass grad., former newspaper reporter in the Valley, now a professor at Brandeis and author of “Integration Nation, Immigrants, Refugees and America at its Best;” then The Comedy Quiz Show with the Ha Has Laura Patrick & Pam Victor quizmaster Jasper Lieber.


Smith Sudan Scholar & Black in the Valley

1.18.16- Bill Newman speaks with Smith College Professor and Sudan scholar Eric Reeves; Black in the Valley with Rev. Doctor Jacquelyn Smith-Crooks and Doctor Carlie Tartakov honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day and five years of their weekly segment on the Bill Newman Show.


Mt Tom Academy & Newsweek

1.15- Barbara Chaney, Matt Rigney, and students from the Mount Tom Academy—individualized and cooperative learning in high school; Nina Burleigh, National Politics Correspondent from Newsweek on the rebirth of the magazine and her recent exploration of the melting ice sheets of Antarctica. Also, arts in the Valley this weekend.

Recent Headlines

4 hours ago in Election 2016, National

Fiorina drops out of the presidential race

Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina waits to be introduced at a campaign event at Maple Avenue Elementary School Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, in Goffstown, N.H. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

The former technology executive announced on Twitter that she is suspending her campaign.

6 hours ago in Election 2016, National

Christie expected to end 2016 White House bid

Republican presidential candidate, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie embraces his son Patrick during a primary night rally in Nashua, N.H., Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016. At left is Christie's older son Andrew and wife Mary Pat at right. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Christie had banked his presidential prospects on a strong finish in New Hampshire, but finished behind most Republican rivals.

6 hours ago in National

Yellen: Fed not likely to reverse course on rates despite risks

U.S. Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen testifies at the House Financial Services Committee in Washington February 10, 2016. REUTERS/Gary Cameron

Chances are slim the Federal Reserve would need to reverse the rate tightening cycle it began in December.

7 hours ago in Local

Paul Mark Considering Berkshire Senate Seat

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Mark had initially ruled out a run, but now admits he is "thinking about" since 4th Berkshire District Rep. William "Smitty" Pignatelli has taken himself out of the running.

7 hours ago in Lifestyle, National

Twitter to change homepage to customize tweet displays to individuals

A 3D printed Twitter logo is seen in front of displayed stock graph in this illustration picture made in Zenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina, February 3, 2016. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic

The change to the timeline - as the homepage is known - is also designed to appeal to advertisers.