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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Baseball and quilting. And sexism?

Mount Holyoke College President Lynn Pasquerella on ethics, the medical profession, and baseball; nationally renown sports expert, commentator, and author…

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Eat ice cream, lose weight. Ok!

Abel James, host of the “Fat Burning Man Show”, on his “Wild Diet.”  Attorney Harry Miles on the Tsarnaev verdict.…

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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.

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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.

Recent Headlines

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Making headlines this week

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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.

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To the beach! Roads expected to be packed for Memorial Day

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With lower gas prices and an improved job market, AAA expects more than 37 million Americans to travel this weekend, the most since 2005.

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Northampton Bans Plastic Bags

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The city of Northampton now has an ordinance banning the use of single-layer plastic bags

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Northampton Man Tried To Poison Daughter

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A Northampton man has been arraigned in district court for allegedly trying to poison his seriously ill daughter