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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Young@Heart, Sierra Leone & How To Grow a Diamond

What a weekend!! We preview Sunday’s intergnerational mashup of the the Young@Heart Chorus, the Sci-tech Band (pride of Springfield), and the the Young People’s Choir of NYC; and Saturday evening’s Sierra Leone All-Stars, joined by other all-star local dancers and drummers, including PVPA’s WOFA and Tony Vacca and friends. Then, diamonds are a girl’s (and a guy’s) best friend? MHC prof. Kathy Aidala previews the upcoming Sci-tech café on diamonds (spoiler alert: you probably are about to own some.)

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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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A look at some of the big stories that made headlines this week and the headlines you may have missed.

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WATCH: The history of Memorial Day

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This All-American holiday took a long and winding road to become an annual tradition.