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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Madison’s Epic Poem

2.26.15 Burt Neuborne, long-time ACLU Legal Director, author of “Madison’s Music: On Reading the First Amendment,” Rev. Peter Ives, Rabbis…

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The Oldest Living World Series Champion: Monte Irvin

Hall of famer Monte Irvin on his 96th birthday; Jason Kelly—investment guru; Kaliis Smith from Serious Play! On “for colored girls who have considered suicide when the rainbow is enuf.”

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Enchanted Theater and Florence’s Abolitionist History

2.24.15 Bruce Laurie, author of “Rebels in Paradise: Sketches of Northampton Abolitionists”; Priscilla Hellwig of the award-winning Enchanted Circle Theater;…

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DuBois & Drones

Professors Bill Strickland, Robert Paynter, & David Glassberg & WGBY’s Marie Waechter on W.E.B. DuBois; Smith College’s Paul Voss & John Caris on the drones that are coming; renown Poet Claudia Rankine with Rich Michelson on NPR (Northampton Poetry Radio).

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Dafur & Dark Matter

Smith prof and internationally renown expert Eric Reeves on the ongoing-genocide in Sudan and Darfur; MHC prof. Kathy Aidala on dark matter in the sci-tech café; Brenda Jones—the opening of her show at the Augusta Savage Gallery.

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Pot or Not? The New Bill in the MA Legislature

Atty Richard Evans and Terry Franklin on marijuana in our legislature; Steve Sanderson on the Really Big Gong Show. Plus The Rev and the Rebbe.

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Umass and Iran

Massachusetts Teacher Ass’n President Barbara Madeloni and UMass prof. Max Page; then Dr. Henry Rosenberg on childhood inoculations.

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The Mayor Of Northampton

Northampton Mayor David Narkewicz on money, snow, booze, business, BIDs, & schools. The eponymous Deanna F. Cook author of a totally cool new cookbook for kids. More at DeannaFCook.com

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Is Historic Northampton history?

Historic Northampton’s Executive Director Nancy Rexford; Divest, Smith!! with student leader Anna George; a special edition of Black in the Valley.

The Poetry Of Vietnam

The extraordinary poet Fred Marchant; The PBS Fan Fare and Valentine’s Day Breakfast with Heidi Stemple, Angela DiTerlizzi, & WGBY’s Marie Waechter; Green Burials with Carol Coan, Leigh Youngblood, Rev. Peter Ives, & Rabbi Justin David.

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Devastating Nepal quake topples towers, kills over 1,000

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A powerful earthquake struck Nepal and sent tremors through northern India on Saturday.

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Making headlines this week

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A look at some of this week's biggest stories and the headlines you may have missed.

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Harley recalls nearly 46,000 motorcycles

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The problem was found through customer complaints.

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Amherst Solar Project May Still Have Life

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The company chosen to build a solar farm at the capped landfill in Amherst says it's still interested in the project.

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Leeds VA Staffers Disciplined After Assault

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Three staff members at the VA hospital in Leeds are being disciplined after failing to report an assault perpetrated by one of their co-workers.