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.
Emmy-award-winning filmmaker Kate Geis on “Creative Domain” about iconic choreographer Paul Taylor along with Bill’s interview of Paul Taylor.
Cool films with Emmy-Award–winning filmmaker Larry Hott; cool marquetry with 2015 Smithsonian-award-winning artist Silas Kopf.
MHC prof. Kathy Aidala on the Sci-Tech Café; Rev. Peter Ives, Jacquelyn Smith-Crooks and Rabbi Justin David on “Can Ferguson Happen Here?” Atty Nancy Altman, author of “Social Security Works!”
Photographers Steven Petegorsky, Step by Step, his new exhibit and Max Page on Deafening Silence—Mussolini’s Legacy in Rome. Janet Cheatham Bell, author of “Not All Poor People Are Black and other things we need to think more about.”
The hands are about to move on the Doomsday Clock– with Dr. Ira Helfand, Co-President, Int’l Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War;
Professor Julian E. Zelizer, on The Fierce Urgency of Now: Lyndon Johnson, Congress, and the Battle for the Great Society.
The Paulo Freire Charter School for Social Justice—its foudner and its students. UMass history prof. John Higgison on apartheid in South Africa and America.
Peter Wagner, Exec. Dir., the Prison Policy Initiative; then NCIS (Northampton Criminal Investigative Service) with attorney Harry Miles on jury selection in the Tsarnaev trial.
Can Ferguson Happen Here? with UMass prof Whitney Battle-Baptiste , Dr. Peter Titelman, Rev. Peter Ives & Rabbi Justin David; Smith prof. Paul Voss on drones in Northampton; Amherst Live! with founder Oliver Broudy and MHC prof. Kathy Aidala; .
Internationally renowned journalist Andy Worthington on closing GTMO; then UMass Islamic Art scholar Walter Denny. We ask both guests about Paris and Charlie Hebdo.
Seth Schoen, Electronic Frontier Foundation’s technology, expert on privacy; Pipelines!! Katie Eisman, Mass PLAN Director on that fracking pipeline; Northampton protests the Keystone XL with Dave Roitman, Karen Ribeiro and Tim Holcomb.