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.
7/17: Dr. Stephen Soldz on how Psychologists collaborated with the CIA and Defense Department on the War on Terrorâs Torture Program, and the resulting professional ethics issues; Jason Stephany of the Service Employees International Union on the impending strike by Mental Health Workers of the taxpayerâs funded Clinical & Support Options; Inside/Out with Artist Betsy Stone and New Century Theaterâs Sam Rush.
7.16.15 Robert Meeropol on yesterdayâs revelations confirming that the U.S. government executed two innocent peopleâhis parents, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg; Professor Jordan Ellenberg on âHow Not to Be Wrong: The Power of Mathematical Thinkingâ; and Dr. David Casarett, author of âStoned: A Doctorâs case for Medical Marijuana.â
7.15.15 Nadia Manzoor presents âBurq Off! at the Ko Festival — with the festivalâs artistic director, Sabrina Hamilton (listen to this amazing actor and writer — you are going to want to see this show); Massachusetts Teachers Assân President Barbara Madeloni with professor Mass Page on tuition, funding and high-stakes testing; Mandy Smith, author of âCabin Fever: the Sizzling Secrets of a Virgin Airlines Flight Attendant.â
7.14.15 Hampshire College professor and astronomer Salman Hameed takes us on a tour of Pluto; the good, the bad, and the ugly news on Kinder Morganâs fracking pipeline — with Katie Eisman, President of the Pipeline Awareness Network of the Northeast and the Director of MassPLAN, the Massachusetts Pipeline Awareness Network.
7.13.15 Previews, Previews!! The new cafĂ© opening at the Treehouse Community in Easthampton and this yearâs (literally back by popular demand) Yidstock at the Yiddosh Book Center in Amherst.
7.10.15 Rasil Basu, founder of the NGO Ekatra, and Amherst College Professor Amrita Basu on their film âHarvest of Grief.â âIntelligent Disobedienceâ with author Ira Chaleff.
7.6.15 The entire cast of New Century Theatre Kids, with director Cate Damon, joins us in the studio to tell us about their production, Junie B. Jones, The Musical. Attorney Luke Ryan on 10,000 criminal convictions in Massachusetts apparently tainted by a drug-abusing state chemistâAGAIN! On Black in the Valley special guest, Rev. Jeannine Smalls from AME Church in South Carolina, who has attended all nine funerals of those gunned down at the Emanuel AME church, talks about forgiveness and the communityâs attempts to recover.