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.


The Bill Newman Show 10.7.14

Marlon James, author of A Brief History of Seven Killings; Professor & astronomer Salman Hameed on India going to Mars;…

jim ayers

The Bill Newman Show 10.6.14

Hampshire County United Way Exec. Director Jim Ayers; then, Roger Wallace, for whom the Exellence in Teaching Award is named–…


The Bill Newman Show 10.3.14

Tony DiTerlizzi on Luke Skywalker and all things Star Wars; Aleks Kajstura, Legal Director of the Prison Policy Initiative.

brian delaney

The Bill Newman Show 10.2.14

Easthampton H.S.senior Brian Delaney on concert for a cause; Mary Witt & Peter Irvine (rockin’ art), The rev, the rabbi…


The Bill Newman Show 10.1.14

Amherst College Professor Ilan Stavans on his psychedelic experience. UMass prof Max Page on his meeting with the UMass President.…

eric bosco

The Bill Newman Show 9.30.14

Eric Bosco, the UMass journalism major, who broke the story on UMass’s use of student police informants. Dr. Susan Lowery…


The Bill Newman Show 9.29.14

Hampshire College professor Robert Meagher on moral injury and just war. Historian Tom Foster on the sex lives of our…


The Bill Newman Show 9.26.14

Labor and employment law professor Harris Freeman on his recent Congressional testimony.

Life and death forum

The Bill Newman Show 9.25.14

Happy 103 b’day, Aunt Ruth! Immigration Judge Paul Grussendorf on our deportation factories. Rev. Peter Ives on a planned death.

francis crowe

The Bill Newman Show 9.24.14

Indomitable 95 y.o. political activist Frances Crowe with Roots to Resistance founder Denise Beaudet; Mass Teachers Ass’n President Barbara Madeloni;…

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