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.
11.10.15 The Reverend Peter Ives asked the question ‘What Is Your Life?’ in his new book of the same title. Best-selling author, Archer Mayor, on his new Joe Gunther novel ‘The Company She Kept’. And guitarist, John Sheldon, on his musical journey to the center of the earth.
11.9.15 John Geiser, author of ‘Chemicals Without Harm: Policies for a Sustainable World’, and Mary Witt of The O-Tones on her new duets CD. Plus, The Nation’s John Nichols on Donald Trump’s chances of winning the GOP nomination.
11/3: State Senate President Stan Rosenberg on legislation on the verge of passage; then, Hampshire College professor and astronomer Salman Hameed on alien life.
11/2: Emmy award-winning filmmaker Larry Hott on one of his most memorable PBS Films, “Imagining Robert: My Brother, Madness, and Survival;” then, a special edition of “Black in the Valley” with special guests Paul Wiley and Roger Wallace.
10/30: Kali Nicole Gross, Professor of African and African Diaspora Studies at UT-Austin, on racism in our schools and politics; Eva Fierst, curator at UMass. Amherst Museum of Contemporary Art, on the amazing Chuck Close exhibit; Professor Jonathan Fineberg, author of “Modern Art at the Border of Mind and Brain.”
10/29: Peacemaker Karim Wasfi, conductor and cellist of the Iraq National Symphony Orchestra — the cellist of Baghdad; Represent Us CEO Josh Silver on the presidential primaries (the numbers may shock you); and Rev. Peter Ives, Rabbi Justin David, and UMass. professor Ron Story on Jonathan Edwards and Pope Francis
10/28: Massachusetts Teachers Ass’n President Barbara Madeloni; then Natalia Munoz and Jeff Naplolitano on Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders.