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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James Baldwin & Trees On Mars

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.

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Women In Leadership

11/13: Mount Holyoke College President Lynn Pasquerella on women’s leadership; Rev Peter Ives on “Before It Is Too Late.”

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PARCC or MCAS or…?

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.

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What Is Your Life?

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.

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Good-For-You Chemicals?

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.

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Stan Rosenberg & Alien Life

11/3: State Senate President Stan Rosenberg on legislation on the verge of passage; then, Hampshire College professor and astronomer Salman Hameed on alien life.

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Cool Films With Larry Hott

11/2: Emmy award-winning filmmaker Larry Hott on one of his most memorable PBS Films, “Imagining Robert: My Brother, Madness, and Survival;” then, a special edition of “Black in the Valley” with special guests Paul Wiley and Roger Wallace.

Recent Headlines

1 day ago in National

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Scalia dead at 79

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Scalia, appointed to the top U.S. court in 1986 by President Ronald Reagan, was known for his strident conservative views and theatrical flair in the courtroom.

2 days ago in National

Making headlines this week

A couple is seen through an American flag as they walk to a polling place for the New Hampshire primary, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, in Nashua, N.H. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

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

2 days ago in Entertainment, National

Roses and roaches: Cold-hearted Valentine’s Day ideas

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With the coldest air in more than a decade forecast to grip the United States this Valentine's Day weekend, the holiday dedicated to love is flashing its frigid side.

2 days ago in Local

SJC Rules For Greenfield Big-Box Appeal

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According to the state Supreme Judicial Court, the opponent’s appeal of a building permit for the French King Highway store can now move forward.

2 days ago in Local

Four Arrests Result of Springfield Drug Raid

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More than a pound of heroin, a large quantity of crack cocaine and four loaded handguns were confiscated in the raid at 38 Denton Circle.