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.
11.23.15- The Give to Women and Girls #G2WG campaign stops in and talks about #GivingTuesday supporting five Western Mass organizations: YWCA, Girls Inc., MotherWoman, Girl Scouts of Central and WMass, and the Women’s Fund of WMass. Monte checks in throughout the hour, updating listeners of the sixth annual Monte’s March as he raises money for the Food Bank of Western Mass!
11.20.15 Charles & Kalif Neville are they the New England Neville Brothers or not? Plus Amos Kamil on secrecy and sex scandals at the Horace Mann School. And “And The Neighbors” on their CD release show.
11/19: Lorin Stein, editor of the Paris Review; Ben Grosscup singing songs of resistance (a preview of Saturday’s performance); The Rev. & the Rabbi and the Haymarket—celebrating the Fight for $15, and the Haymarket’s 25th (upcoming this weekend, -politics and partying) anniversary bash.
11.18.15 Peter Seidel, author of “There Is Still Time” (to save the planet. But just barely.); Mass State Auditor Suzanne Bump on charter schools and opioids; and Natalia Munoz, chair of the Northampton Human Rights Commission on meeting with the new Northampton police chief.
11.17.15 Col. Ann Wright (ret.) and diplomat on the Paris attacks and terrorism. We can save the earth (literally) with author Courtney White. And musical activist Ben Grosscup.
11.16.15 A special edition of Black in The Valley with Carol Ross from Amherst Together on a James Baldwin film event and author Hal Niedzviecki on the death of the future.
11/13: Mount Holyoke College President Lynn Pasquerella on women’s leadership; Rev Peter Ives on “Before It Is Too Late.”
11/12: Massachusetts Teachers Ass’n President Barbara Madeloni on MCAS, PARCC, & other high stakes testing; then, students and the Dean of Students from the Paulo Freire Social Justice Charter School.
11.10.15 The Reverend Peter Ives asked the question ‘What Is Your Life?’ in his new book of the same title. Best-selling author, Archer Mayor, on his new Joe Gunther novel ‘The Company She Kept’. And guitarist, John Sheldon, on his musical journey to the center of the earth.
11.9.15 John Geiser, author of ‘Chemicals Without Harm: Policies for a Sustainable World’, and Mary Witt of The O-Tones on her new duets CD. Plus, The Nation’s John Nichols on Donald Trump’s chances of winning the GOP nomination.