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.


Die in At Smith & Drones In Your Backyard

Smith Professor Ginetta Candelario on police killing unarmed black and Hispanic men; Smith professor Paul Voss on: the drones are coming; drones are coming; they really are.

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Eric Garner & Cool Films with Larry Hott

Cool films with Emmy-award winning filmmaker Larry Hott; Mickey and Penina Glazer on Itzik and Mickey: Stories from Brooklyn and Beyond.

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Fredrik Logevall, Pulitzer Prize Winner on Vietman

Pulitzer Prize –winning historian & author of Embers of War, Fredrik Logevall on Vietnam; Safe Passage’s Marianne Winters on the hot chocolate run; Natalie Higgins,
Exec. Dir. of PHENOM (The Public Higher Education Network of Massachusetts).


How to be a better manager and managing a bigger Universe

Ron Friedman on The Best Place to Work; professor and astronomer Salman Hameed on “The Theory of Everything.”


The School of The Americas, Ferguson and Fiddles

Activist Paki Wieland returns from the School of the Americas protest; Katherine First and Kitchen Party rock the house; Jonathan Wright, designer, builder and poet (his new collection After the Rain) eulogizes Mark Strand; we discuss Ferguson on a moving Black in the Valley.


Thanksgiving, Indie Saturday & Barbara Madeloni

11.26.14 Rev. Peter Ives and Rabbi Justin David on Thanksgiving; MTA President Barbara Madeloni and Professor Max Page on the good news and bad for education in Massachusetts; INDIES FIRST!! with The Broadside’s Nancy Felton & The Odyssey’s Joan Grenier & Hannah Moushabeck

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Ferguson, Walmart & Downton Abbey

Noelle Hanrahan, founder of Prison Radio, Lois Ahrens, Exec Dir., Real Cost of Prisons Project , & Jeff Napolitano Western Mass AFSC Director on Ferguson– plus commentary by Mumia Abu Jamal; Rebecca Eaton on Masterpeice Theatre, Downton Abbey, Upstairs Downstairs and other great television for which she is deservedly credited; then Walmart fires a local worker because she asked for fairness.

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Infection, Election & The Gardening Section

CDH’s CEO Joanne Marqusee and Infection Prevention Manager Linda Riley on Ebola; Josh Silver of Represent Us on buying elections; and Grow Food Northampton CEOs — Lilly Lombard & Clem Clay — and Jen Smith of Crimson & Clover Farm.

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Putin, The Sci Tech Band and ‘Wicked’ (Oh, my!)

Gregory Maguire, author or Wicked and Egg & Spoon; Emmy-award winning filmmaker Larry Hott on Sci-Tech; Moscow-based journalist Anna Arutunyan on Vladimir Putin.

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Wonder Woman Razes Prison!

The Bill Newman Show 11.19.14

Recent Headlines

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WATCH: How holiday shopping can help charities


In the frenzy of holiday shopping, consumers are doing more than getting great deals, they’re also using coupons to help raise money for a number of worthy causes.

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Thanksgiving getaway: Cheap gas, high security


Millions of Americans embarked on their annual Thanksgiving travels on Wednesday, with security at airports, New York City's parade festivities and other venues expected to be heightened amid jitters after the Paris attacks.

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2015 to be the hottest year in history


This year will be the hottest on record and 2016 could be hotter due to the El Niño weather pattern, the World Meteorological Organization said.

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Many House Republicans want refugee restrictions in spending bill


Nearly one-third of the Republicans in the House of Representatives signed a letter calling on party leaders to ensure that a must-pass spending bill block any use of federal funding to resettle refugees from Syria and nearby countries.

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Just call him a V.I.T.


The VIP birds have arrived at the White House to get the annual presidential pardon.