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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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.

umass grad

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.

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The Mayor & Martians

Holyoke Mayor Alex Morse on the state takeover of his city’s schools; astronomer/professor Salman Hameed on aliens taking over our planet; Stephanie Carlson & Meryl Cohn on the “Play by Play” festival, coming to the A.P.E. Gallery in Northampton.

steve kulik

How A Bond Becomes $$$

State Representative Steve Kulik; Rose Bookbinder, Coordinator, Pioneer Valley Workers Center with the filmmakers of “The Hand That Feeds” Rachel Lears & Robin Blotnick; plus a very special edition of Black in the Valley.

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Was Eleanor Roosevelt a Lesbian?

Mount Holyoke College President Lynn Pasquerella; then, OLOC (Old Lesbians Organizing for Change) presents Terry Baum as Lorena Hickok, Hick: the story of the love affair between Lorena Hickok and Eleanor Roosevelt.

Recent Headlines

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Boston Out In Olympic Bid 2024

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By Eddie Pells The Associated Press Boston’s bid to host the 2024 Olympics is over. A person familiar with the…

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U.S. Olympic Committee ends effort to bring 2024 Games to Boston

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Boston backed out of its effort to host the 2024 Olympics, hours after the mayor said he would not "commit" to a deal if it meant taxpayers would foot the bill for hosting such a large-scale event.

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Safety regulators fine Chrysler record $105 million

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The automaker's agreement with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration contains an unprecedented buyback option covering hundreds of thousands of vehicles.

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Springfield Gunnery Sergeant Laid To Rest Monday

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Residents are being encouraged to line up along Sumner Avenue at noon, which is when the motorcade is expected to leave Holy Cross Church for the cemetery

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Massachusetts Lawmakers To Hold Health Bill Hearings

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The bills include a proposal for more restrictions on tanning booths and legislation that would create a commission to study the health impacts from wind turbines