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 Bill Newman Show 6.5.14

The Prez (of the Northampton City Council, that is) Bill Dwight; & Sam Rush, the genius behind New Century Theatre.

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The Bill Newman Show 6.3.14

First we showcase the NEF Showcase; then we visit astronomy prof. Salman Hameed’s Ridiculously Large & Largely Ridiculous Universe.

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The Bill Newman Show 6.2.14

A very special Black in the Valley segment; then, false confessions on NCIS (Northampton Criminal Investigative Service).

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The Bill Newman Show 5.30.14

Sculptor James Kitchen on massive things unlikely to stand up; & author Rebecca Coffey on Anna & Sigmund Freud (And…

Stan Rosenberg

The Bill Newman Show 5.29.14

State senator (and presumptive state senate president, we say) Stan Rosenberg on topics ranging from Manny Ramirez to the Department…

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The Bill Newman Show 5.28

Award-winning filmmaker Abby Ginzberg on the struggle for freedom and equality in South Africa. Her new film is being shown…

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The Bill Newman Show 5.27.14

Re-envisioning Foster Care with  Hon Lillian Miranda, Chris Langelier, & Kerry Homestead from the Treehouse Foundation & Barry Chaffkin, CEO…

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The Bill Newman Show 5.23.14

Don Perry –inside and outside the razor wire (an inspiring and chilling interview). Then Scott Coen cheers up Red Sox…

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The Bill Newman Show 5.22.14

No More Guantanamo’s Executive Director Nancy Talanian; plus, the Rev. and the Rabbi.

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The Bill Newman Show 5.21.14

Mount Holyoke College President Lynn Pasquerella; W. Mass AFSC Director Jeff Napolitano and Paki Wieland on drones in our valley.

Recent Headlines

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Watchdog finds Pentagon broke law in Bergdahl transfer

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This undated image provided by the U.S. Army shows Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. U.S. officials say the only American soldier held prisoner in Afghanistan has been freed and is in U.S. custody. The officials say Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's (boh BURG'-dahl) release was part of a negotiation that includes the release of five Afghan detainees held in the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

The Defense Department violated U.S. law by failing to alert Congress before releasing five Taliban members in exchange for a captured U.S. soldier.

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Pentagon: Islamic State threat ‘beyond anything we’ve seen’

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The sophistication, wealth and military might of Islamic State militants represent a major threat to the U.S., military leaders say.

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Violence-weary Missouri town sees second night of calm

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Ferguson, Missouri saw a second night of relative calm after the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teen nearly two weeks ago.

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U.S. Rep. Ryan sees no gov’t. shutdown this year

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U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan expects his Republican Party to avoid government shutdown this year.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Best Ice Bucket Challenge fail. Period.

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WATCH: A girl attempts the Ice Bucket Challenge immediately after having her wisdom teeth removed. It backfires miserably.