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 Bill Newman Show 3.5.14

Christian McEwen & Trenda Lofton on Legal Tender: Women and The Secret Life of Money; Susan Triolo & Priscilla Lynch…

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The Bill Newman Show 3.4.14

Professor Salman Hameed’s Ridiculously Large and Largely Ridiculous Universe, replete with  galaxy-gobbling black holes and  new (to us) earth-like planets.

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The Bill Newman Show 3.3.14

Noelle Hanrahan, founder of Prison Radio, with commentaries by Mumia abu-Jamal, author of Live From Death Row and All Things…

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The Bill Newman 2.28.14

Arun Kundnani: The Muslims Are Coming: Islamaphobia, Extremism, and the Domestic War on Terror. Serious Play’s Nicole Young and Kaliis…

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The Bill Newman Show 2.27.14

John Rosengren on …. Marichal and Roseboro…Baseball’s Ugliest Brawl…A Story Of Forgiveness and Redemption; The hats of the Cat In The…

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The Bill Newman Show 2.25.14

Juliette Kayyen, candidate for Democratic nomination for governor; Rob Okun on Voice Male: The Untold Story of the ProFeminist Men’s…

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The Bill Newman Show 2.24.14

State Auditor Suzanne Bump on Hampshire Superior Court; Josh Silver, founder of Free Press, on the end of the internet as we’ve…

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The Bill Newman Show 2.21.14

Jo Comerford, Exec. Dir. of Nobel-prize-nominated National Priorities Project; Steve Grossman, candidate fro Democratic nomination for governor.

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The Bill Newman Show 2.20.14

ACLU of Mass attorney Jesse Rossman on her win for cell- phone privacy; Steve Sanderson & Mike Flood on The Really Big…

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The Bill Newman Show 2.19.14

Sarah Barr, President of The Amherst Survival Center; then artist extraordinare Barry Moser and Poet Laureate of Northampton, Rich Michelson.

Recent Headlines

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Amanda Knox murder conviction overturned

FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2014, file photo, Amanda Knox prepares to leave the set following a television interview in New York. Knox is engaged to Colin Sutherland, a musician who recently moved to Seattle from New York, a person close to the Knox family confirmed for The Associated Press. Knox’s murder conviction in the 2007 stabbing of her roommate has been reinstated by an Italian court, but the former college exchange student maintains her innocence and vows she won’t willingly go back to Italy. Both Knox and Sutherland are 27. No wedding date had been set.

Italy's highest court has overturned the murder conviction against Amanda Knox, bringing to a definitive end the high-profile case.

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Time for Iran to make tough decisions in nuclear talks

In this March 26, 2015, photo, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, center, leaves a meeting with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and other U.S. officials at a hotel in Lausanne, Switzerland. U.S. and Iranian diplomats gather at a Baroque palace in Europe, a historic nuclear agreement within reach. Over Iraq’s deserts, their militaries fight a common foe. Leaders in Washington and Tehran, capitals once a million miles from each other in ideological terms, wrestle for the first time in decades with the notion of a rapprochement.

Six world powers and Iran move closer to a deal, but there are still major disagreements.

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Making headlines this week

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A look at some of the week's biggest headlines and the stories you may have missed.

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Celebrities protest new Indiana law

George Takei poses for a portrait at Quaker Good Energy Lodge with GenArt and the Collective , during the Sundance Film Festival, on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014 in Park City, Utah.

Celebrities call for an Indiana boycott after the passing of a controversial law that could lead to discrimination against gay couples.

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Senate’s Harry Reid will not seek re-election

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid of Nev. adjusts his glasses as he speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 24, 2015, following a policy luncheon. Reid is wearing special glasses as part of his recovery from injuries suffered in an exercise accident in January.

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid says that it would be "inappropriate" for him to seek re-election.