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.

leo kotke

Two Grammy Winners, One Show

Iconic guitarist Leo Kottke; Grammy award nominee, UMass prof., Eric Berlin; Steve Levine, author of “The Powerhouse”– the story of inventing the battery that could save the world.

jane yolen and heidi stemple

The Sandwich Generation & Books For Your Kids

Iconic guitarist Leo Kottke; Grammy award nominee, UMass prof., Eric Berlin; Steve Levine, author of “The Powerhouse”– the story of inventing the battery that could save the world.

patty morey walker

The Next Mayor of Greenfield?

Patty Morey Walker, candidate for Mayor of Greenfield; A union for public defenders? with attorney Cory Mescon and SEIU 888 organizer Karen “Rudy” Renauld.

christian appy

How To Be A Husband & On The Legacy of Vietnam

UMass prof. Christian Appy, author of “American Reckoning: The Vietnam War and Our National Identity;” Tim Dowling, Guardian columnist and author of (the really funny) “How to Be a Husband; Sam Rush and Cate Damon, the stars of New Century Theatre’s newest production.

jenn deringer and maddy blanchette

The Lumberyard Housing Project

Jeff Napolitano guests hosts and talks about the affordable housing project proposed for Pleasant Street, Northampton

josh silver

Shay’s Rebellion, Ice Cream & Architecture

2.4.15 http://media.whmp.com/NEWMAN_FEBRUARY_4_2015.mp3Podcast (bill-newman): Play in new window | Download

salman and daryl

Black Holes & Net Neutrality

Daryl Haggard & Salman Hameed on Black Holes & distant planets. And Julia Graber from Free Press on Net Neutrality

martin jones

Patriots Win! And The National Fight For Marriage Equality

Scott Coen on The Pats Super Bowl win, Marc Solomon on Marriage Equality and Martin Jones on the 13th Ammendment.

zimbalist

Should The Olympics Come to Boston?

Smith College Professor Andrew Zimbalist, with his new book ‘Circus Maximus’ lays out the economics of what bringing the Olympics to Boston would mean for the coffers of The Commonwealth.

francis crowe

Our Hero: Francis Crowe

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Making headlines this week

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A look back at some of the biggest newsmakers this week and the headlines you may have missed.

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Teen pregnancies hit historic low

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The annual survey shows the continuation of a downward trend that began in 2006 and continued through 2014, the latest year of complete data, when nearly 250,000 babies were born to girls and women aged 15 to 19.

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U.S. high court approves rule change to expand FBI hacking power

A lock icon, signifying an encrypted Internet connection, is seen on an Internet Explorer browser in a photo illustration in Paris in this April 15, 2014 file photo.

The Supreme Court on Thursday approved a rule change that would let U.S. judges issue search warrants for access to computers located in any jurisdiction despite opposition from civil liberties groups who say it will greatly expand the FBI's hacking authority.

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Biden visits Iraq in show of support amid multiple crises

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U.S. Vice President Joe Biden met Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and other top officials in unannounced visits to Baghdad and Erbil on Thursday to show support for a government battling Islamic State amid political and economic crises.

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No wall, but more high-tech gear, fencing sought by U.S. border agents

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The modest scope of the requirements, details of which were contained in internal emails seen by Reuters and described by Border Patrol officials in interviews, contrasts sharply with calls by Republican presidential candidates for more drastic measures to secure the border.