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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Urban Death, Improv, and Care for Vets

Hidden Wounds of War with professor Bob Meagher, author of “ Killing from the Inside Out”; therapist and trauma expert Mark Nickerson, co-author of “The Wounds Within”; and Edward Tick, author of “Warriors Return.” Then, improv artists extraordinaire, TJ Jagodowski & Pam Victor (of the Ha Has) on “Improvisation at the Speed of Life: The TJ and Dave Book.” Katrina Spade on turning yourself into compost (when the time comes).

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Art, poetry, and Strange Fruit

Guest host Rich Michelson interviews Robert Meeropol, the younger son of Julius & Ethel Rosenberg and Founder of the Rosenberg Fund for Children.

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Over

Author and conservation expert Tom Butler, editor of the extraordinary new book, being referred to as “Over.” The full title is “Overdevelopment. Overpopulation, Overshoot.”

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Historic Mill River Walks 4.6.2015

With guest host Josh Silver.  Black in the Valley, Sojourner Truth, Connecticut River. http://media.whmp.com/NEWMAN_APRIL_6_2015.mp3Podcast (bill-newman): Play in new window |…

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Ken Burns on The Emperor Of All Maladies

Filmmaker Ken Burns on “Cancer: the Emperor of All Maladies” and his upcoming event at The Emily Dickinson Museum; then, The Rev (Peter Ives) and the Rabbi (Justin David) on Passover and Easter.

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FDR’s Vision & Shays’ Rebellion

Scott J. Myers-Lipton, author of “Ending Extreme Inequality”; then author Daniel Bullen and National Historic Site historian Richard Colton on Daniel Shays — their upcoming event at Forbes Library.

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Tim Blagg Retires From The Paper, Comes On The Radio

After 28 years as editor of the Greenfield Recorder, Tim Blagg joins us on retirement Day 1; UMass. Professor David Kotz on the rich getting richer and everyone else in America getting poorer—his new book is “The Rise and Fall of Neo-Liberal Capitalism”; Roselle Kline Chartock on ”prep schools in our midst, author of “The Windsor Mountain School, A Beloved Berkshire Institution.”

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Young@Heart & Old Souls

Live in the studio– The Young@Heart Chorus—a very moving preview of their upcoming show. Arts correspondent Betsy Stone with Steven Daiber of Red Trillium Press, just back from Cuba.

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WTF ADHD & The Dr. of Poetry

Shahid Buttar, Exec. Dir. Of the Bill of Rights Defense Committee on rolling back the Patriot Act now! Marilyn Wedge, author of “A Disease Called Childhood: Why ADHD Became An American Epidemic;” Dr. Rafael Campo, Harvard Med School prof, poet and teacher of poetry on NPR (Northampton Poetry Radio) with Rich Michelson.

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The Beatles, Ginger Baker & Barbera Madeloni?

“Cool Films with (Emmy-Award-winning filmmaker) Larry Hott”: Massachusetts Teachers Ass’n President Barbara Madeloni with prof. Max Page.

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‘Flags in’ for Memorial Day weekend

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The tradition marks the beginning of Memorial Day weekend activities around the nation.

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UMass Becomes First Major Public University to Divest from Direct Fossil Fuel Holdings

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UMass yesterday became the first major university to divest fossil fuel proceeds from its endowment.

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Timber Rattlesnake Sanctuary on Hold

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The idea has been widely opposed by residents who live near the Quabbin and use it for recreation.

8 hours ago in Local

Easthampton Considers Plastic Bag Ban

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The idea is expected to be the focus of several more public meetings before it is brought to the full council for a vote.

8 hours ago in Local

Amherst Voters Nix Zoning Change

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Town meeting members voted to send the measure back to the planning board for further study.