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 8.3.14

Josh Weil, author of The Great Glass Sea; Larry Hott and Nina Kleinberg on “Casablanca;” Black in the Valley with Freedom-Rider Jean Denton-Thompson.


The Bill Newman Show 8.1.14

Paki Wieland on drones in our midst; Bliss Requa-Trautz and Gia Bernini on immigrant children coming to western Massachusetts.

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The Bill Newman Show 7.31.14

Clare Higgins, former Northampton mayor and Executive Director of Community Action; Chris Tomlinson, author of Tomlinson Hill, a history in black and white.

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The Bill Newman Show 7.30.14

Professor Guy McPherson on our climate change debacle; Alice Eve Cohen on “What I Thought I Knew” with Ko Festival’s Sabrina Hamilton.

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The Bill Newman Show 7.29.14

Republican Secretary of State candidate David D’Arcangelo woos us; author Rita Bleiman wows us; then Paintbox Theater pirates whip us into shape.

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The Bill Newman Show 7.28.14

Political Gold with Josh Silver; New Century Theatre (Listen up!!—NCT Kids!) starring actor, director, & teacher Cate Damon.

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The Bill Newman Show 7.25.14

Cool Films with Larry Hott, the Emmy-award winning and twice–nominated for an Academy Award Northampton film-maker.  


The Bill Newman Show 7.24.14

NCT’s Sam Rush on Clybourne Park; the BID’s Natasha Yakovlev; & Independent Eye stars Conrad Bishop & Elizabeth Fuller with…

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The Bill Newman Show 7.23.14

Newly-elected Massachusetts Teachers Ass’n President Barbara Madeloni;  then Your State U. (and western Europe’s politics) with Professor Max Page.


The Bill Newman Show 7.22.14

Tony Lechner introduces ROCK VOICES; then archhguitarist & HVGO maestro Peter Blanchette also rocks the house!  

Recent Headlines

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Volkswagen CEO faces tough questions in congressional hearing


Volkswagen's cheating on emissions with the use of software in diesel cars was not a corporate decision, but something that "individuals did," its U.S. chief executive says.

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McCarthy drops out of race for House speaker, election postponed


McCarthy had been the favorite to be selected as the official party choice to replace John Boehner.

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Senate approves defense bill despite veto threat


The U.S. Senate overwhelmingly approved legislation on Wednesday that would allow the military to avoid mandatory spending cuts, setting up a likely veto from President Barack Obama, who is pushing for a broader budget deal.

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Media savvy Islamic State grave concern for U.S. at home


A recruiting push by Islamic State militants via thousands of social media postings remains one of the biggest threats facing the United States, military official say.

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10 FOR TODAY: Thursday, Oct. 8


Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.