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.

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The U.S. Has No Class?

A show filled with moving stories from superb authors: Jennifer Ladd on “Class Lives: Stories from Across Our Economic Divide”; Dr. Susan Ball, author of “Voices in the Band” (on treating AIDS); & Smith College’s Gail Thomas on “Waving Back.”

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Genocide, The Death of The Planet and Peter from Peter, Paul & Mary!

: Genocide: Hampshire College’s Marian Masrobian MacCurdy on her new book, “Sacred Justice: The Voices and Legacy of the Armenian Operation Nemesis”; Peter Yarrow of Peter, Paul & Mary on politics, music, & his upcoming concert in Northampton; & an Earth Day observance with population expert Dave Paxson.

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Fight The Cancer In Your Genes!

Dr. Mitchell Gaynor on his new book “The Gene Therapy Plan” (Your genes do not preordain your health destiny); The Conflicting Legacies of the Vietnam War—A Teach-In with UMass prof. Chris Appy (His superb new book is “American Reckoning”); Wayne Smith (Vietnam War army medic) & Susan Leary, Director, Veterans Education Project); Poets Rich Michelson and Deborah Gorlin (she is coming to the Broadside).

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Night & The Lower Frequencies

Katy Eisman, Director of MassPLAN (Pipeline Awareness Network) on that frackin’ pipeline; Priscilla Hellweg and Josh Perlstein of Enchanted Circle Theatre on Elie Wiesel’s “Night”, adapted for the stage.

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Poltical Angst & Poetry

NPR with Rich Michelson & Paul Mariani; The Reverend (Peter Ives) and the Rabbi (Justin David) and the Rabbi (Jacob Fine).

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Who Stole The American Dream and Can We Get It Back?

Hedrick Smith, Pulitzer Price-winning, best selling author, former NYT reporter and bureau chief, Emmy-award winning producer/correspondent,
on Restoring Our Democracy and Who Stole the American Dream?” (His talk tomorrow evening at Amherst College is open to the public. Please pre-register.) Then our own Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Larry Hott on The Maltese Falcon (Sunday at the Academy of Music) and “Sci-Tech Band-Pride of Springfield.”

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Double V & Double Use

Doran (“Duke”) Goldman,baseball expert, with us on the anniversry of Jackie Robinson breaking the color barrier and the recent publicaiton of his piece on the Double V (VV) campaign. Also, Reuse coming to Northampton with Committee member Max Everett and Northampton Recycling coordiantor Susan Waite.

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Auditors & Aliens

State Auditor Suzanne Bump; Katrina Spade—composting you—a big article on her in the NYT today; Professor and astronomer Salman Hameed on new developments in the world of SETI—the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence.

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Taylor II Dance and Fighting Corruption

Amanda Stevenson, Paul Taylor dancer; Tzipora Lederman from W. Mass. Represent Us; Lisa Fontes, author of “Invisible Chains: Overcoming Coercive Control in Your Intimate Relationship.”

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Baseball and quilting. And sexism?

Mount Holyoke College President Lynn Pasquerella on ethics, the medical profession, and baseball; nationally renown sports expert, commentator, and author…

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Making headlines this week

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A look back at some of the biggest newsmakers this week and the headlines you may have missed.

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Teen pregnancies hit historic low

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The annual survey shows the continuation of a downward trend that began in 2006 and continued through 2014, the latest year of complete data, when nearly 250,000 babies were born to girls and women aged 15 to 19.

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U.S. high court approves rule change to expand FBI hacking power

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The Supreme Court on Thursday approved a rule change that would let U.S. judges issue search warrants for access to computers located in any jurisdiction despite opposition from civil liberties groups who say it will greatly expand the FBI's hacking authority.

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Biden visits Iraq in show of support amid multiple crises

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U.S. Vice President Joe Biden met Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and other top officials in unannounced visits to Baghdad and Erbil on Thursday to show support for a government battling Islamic State amid political and economic crises.

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No wall, but more high-tech gear, fencing sought by U.S. border agents

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The modest scope of the requirements, details of which were contained in internal emails seen by Reuters and described by Border Patrol officials in interviews, contrasts sharply with calls by Republican presidential candidates for more drastic measures to secure the border.