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.

fire pond

Fire Pond & Pipeline Update

5.12.15 http://media.whmp.com/NEWMAN_MAY_12_2015.mp3Podcast (bill-newman): Play in new window | Download

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Let’s Be (Barney) Frank

Congressman Barney Frank. He is coming to the Valley (Mount Holyoke College) tomorrow evening. His new book is “Frank: a Life in Politics from the Great Society to Same-Sex Marriage.” Then, Hampshire professor and astronomer Salman Hameed on TMT.

umass grad

Beyond The Bubble Test

5/8: Professor (and former teacher) Joel Westheimer on the future of our public schools. His new book: “What Kind of Citizen?” ICONS! with UMass prof. Scott Auerbach and graduating (today!) senior (OMG-amazingly talented and accomplished) Hannah French; Jim Levy on tomorrow’s SOS plant sale.

arlene

Armenia, The Artic & Our Mothers

5/7: For Mothers’ (yes, plural!!) Day — Ann Imig –Listen to Your Mother; UMass Professor Emeritus and Armenian-American Arlene Avakian, who just returned from Turkey, on the anniversary of the Armenian genocide; Attorney Drew Caputo from Earth Justice on impending drilling in the Artic.

larry hott

Cool Films with Larry Hott

5/6: Cool Films with Northampton-based, Emmy award-winning filmmaker Larry Hott; a new President for UMass –our lead topic on Your State U. with PHENON (Public Higher Education Network of Massachusetts) founder, Professor Max Page.

alex morse

The Mayor & Martians

Holyoke Mayor Alex Morse on the state takeover of his city’s schools; astronomer/professor Salman Hameed on aliens taking over our planet; Stephanie Carlson & Meryl Cohn on the “Play by Play” festival, coming to the A.P.E. Gallery in Northampton.

steve kulik

How A Bond Becomes $$$

State Representative Steve Kulik; Rose Bookbinder, Coordinator, Pioneer Valley Workers Center with the filmmakers of “The Hand That Feeds” Rachel Lears & Robin Blotnick; plus a very special edition of Black in the Valley.

oloc

Was Eleanor Roosevelt a Lesbian?

Mount Holyoke College President Lynn Pasquerella; then, OLOC (Old Lesbians Organizing for Change) presents Terry Baum as Lorena Hickok, Hick: the story of the love affair between Lorena Hickok and Eleanor Roosevelt.

garrett

Holly Near, A Bicycle Built for 2Billion and A Trans Baptism

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Northampton City Councilor Ryan O'Donnell

Northampton Parking & The Borscht Belt

City Councilor Ryan O’Donnell on election finance reform in Northampton; Marisa Scheinfeld on “Echoes from the Borscht Belt”—the exhibit now being presented at the Yiddish Book Center.

Recent Headlines

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Trump looks to unify Republicans; Kasich reported dropping out

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Billionaire Donald Trump assumed the mantle of presumptive Republican presidential nominee on Wednesday with a message on unity that also suggested he was not going to work too hard to placate some party establishment figures angered by his outsider candidacy.

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Takata recalls millions more air bag inflators

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Automakers will recall up to 40 million more air bag inflators installed by Takata Corp by 2019, expanding the largest automotive recall in American history.

16 hours ago in National

School safety: Drops in bullying, violent crime on campus

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The latest government snapshot of school crime paints a picture of safer schools, with declines in violent crime, bullying and harassment because of sexual orientation.

16 hours ago in National, World

U.S. gathers allies on next steps in Islamic State fight

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The United States gathered defense ministers from 11 other countries for talks on Wednesday about ways to strengthen the campaign against Islamic State, a day after a U.S. Navy SEAL was killed in Iraq during an attack by the militant group.

17 hours ago in National

10 FOR TODAY: Wednesday, May 4

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Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.