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 Dookhan Dilema

Criminal defense attorneys Carl Williams (from the ACLU of Massachusetts) and Luke Ryan on yesterday’s Supreme Judicial Court’s decision on the drug lab disaster—40,000 cases probably need to be reversed ! Jenny Ladd on “Class Lives: Stories from Across Our Economic Divide”; and the incomparable musician Mary Witt.

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Deconstructing The Tsarnaev Penalty Phase

Attorneys David Hoose and Harry Miles on the death penalty verdict in Tsarnaev’s case; Lou Ureneck, author of “The Great Fire: One American’s Mission to Rescue the Victims of the 20th Century’s First Genocide.”

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Let’s Be (Barney) Frank

Congressman Barney Frank. He is coming to the Valley (Mount Holyoke College) tomorrow evening. His new book is “Frank: a Life in Politics from the Great Society to Same-Sex Marriage.” Then, Hampshire professor and astronomer Salman Hameed on TMT.

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Beyond The Bubble Test

5/8: Professor (and former teacher) Joel Westheimer on the future of our public schools. His new book: “What Kind of Citizen?” ICONS! with UMass prof. Scott Auerbach and graduating (today!) senior (OMG-amazingly talented and accomplished) Hannah French; Jim Levy on tomorrow’s SOS plant sale.

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Armenia, The Artic & Our Mothers

5/7: For Mothers’ (yes, plural!!) Day — Ann Imig –Listen to Your Mother; UMass Professor Emeritus and Armenian-American Arlene Avakian, who just returned from Turkey, on the anniversary of the Armenian genocide; Attorney Drew Caputo from Earth Justice on impending drilling in the Artic.

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Cool Films with Larry Hott

5/6: Cool Films with Northampton-based, Emmy award-winning filmmaker Larry Hott; a new President for UMass –our lead topic on Your State U. with PHENON (Public Higher Education Network of Massachusetts) founder, Professor Max Page.

Recent Headlines

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Postal carriers getting a panic button

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It used to be that mail carriers had to just contend with dogs and weather but a rise in other work-related dangers has pushed the postal service to adopt new technology.

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Back at work: Congress facing busy agenda, funding deadline

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Lawmakers return to Washington on Tuesday with a long to-do list.

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U.S. and Iran: the unbearable awkwardness of defending your enemy

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It's always awkward to defend your enemies. But that's the position U.S. President Barack Obama's administration has found itself in with Iran as it pushes for an historic accord that would end a 12-year nuclear standoff.

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10 FOR TODAY: Monday, July 6

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

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U.S. triumph caps truly global Women’s World Cup

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The United States returned to the pinnacle of women's soccer with a 5-2 crushing of Japan in Sunday's Women's World Cup final at the end of a riveting tournament that pushed the sport into new territory.