The Bill Newman Show. Weekdays at 9AM (and again at 6PM). Join Bill & Monte Belmonte as they talk with newsmakers, authors, artists,
poets, and ‚Äėfish wrap‚Äô about the day‚Äôs headlines.
Criminal defense attorneys Carl Williams (from the ACLU of Massachusetts) and Luke Ryan on yesterday‚Äôs Supreme Judicial Court‚Äôs decision on the drug lab disaster‚ÄĒ40,000 cases probably need to be reversed ! Jenny Ladd on ‚ÄúClass Lives: Stories from Across Our Economic Divide‚ÄĚ; and the incomparable musician Mary Witt.
Attorneys David Hoose and Harry Miles on the death penalty verdict in Tsarnaev‚Äôs case; Lou Ureneck, author of ‚ÄúThe Great Fire: One American‚Äôs Mission to Rescue the Victims of the 20th Century‚Äôs First Genocide.‚ÄĚ
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.
5/8: Professor (and former teacher) Joel Westheimer on the future of our public schools. His new book: ‚ÄúWhat Kind of Citizen?‚ÄĚ ICONS! with UMass prof. Scott Auerbach and graduating (today!) senior (OMG-amazingly talented and accomplished) Hannah French; Jim Levy on tomorrow‚Äôs SOS plant sale.
5/7: For Mothers‚Äô (yes, plural!!) Day — Ann Imig ‚ÄďListen 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.
5/6: Cool Films with Northampton-based, Emmy award-winning filmmaker Larry Hott; a new President for UMass ‚Äďour lead topic on Your State U. with PHENON (Public Higher Education Network of Massachusetts) founder, Professor Max Page.