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.

newman Randy-Nancy

Art, poetry, and Strange Fruit

Guest host Rich Michelson interviews Robert Meeropol, the younger son of Julius & Ethel Rosenberg and Founder of the Rosenberg Fund for Children.

billnewman

Over

Author and conservation expert Tom Butler, editor of the extraordinary new book, being referred to as “Over.” The full title is “Overdevelopment. Overpopulation, Overshoot.”

josh silver

Historic Mill River Walks 4.6.2015

With guest host Josh Silver.  Black in the Valley, Sojourner Truth, Connecticut River.

Ken Burns

Ken Burns on The Emperor Of All Maladies

Filmmaker Ken Burns on “Cancer: the Emperor of All Maladies” and his upcoming event at The Emily Dickinson Museum; then, The Rev (Peter Ives) and the Rabbi (Justin David) on Passover and Easter.

shays rebellion

FDR’s Vision & Shays’ Rebellion

Scott J. Myers-Lipton, author of “Ending Extreme Inequality”; then author Daniel Bullen and National Historic Site historian Richard Colton on Daniel Shays — their upcoming event at Forbes Library.

tim blagg

Tim Blagg Retires From The Paper, Comes On The Radio

After 28 years as editor of the Greenfield Recorder, Tim Blagg joins us on retirement Day 1; UMass. Professor David Kotz on the rich getting richer and everyone else in America getting poorer—his new book is “The Rise and Fall of Neo-Liberal Capitalism”; Roselle Kline Chartock on ”prep schools in our midst, author of “The Windsor Mountain School, A Beloved Berkshire Institution.”

youngatheartjail

Young@Heart & Old Souls

Live in the studio– The Young@Heart Chorus—a very moving preview of their upcoming show. Arts correspondent Betsy Stone with Steven Daiber of Red Trillium Press, just back from Cuba.

raphael

WTF ADHD & The Dr. of Poetry

Shahid Buttar, Exec. Dir. Of the Bill of Rights Defense Committee on rolling back the Patriot Act now! Marilyn Wedge, author of “A Disease Called Childhood: Why ADHD Became An American Epidemic;” Dr. Rafael Campo, Harvard Med School prof, poet and teacher of poetry on NPR (Northampton Poetry Radio) with Rich Michelson.

larry hott

The Beatles, Ginger Baker & Barbera Madeloni?

“Cool Films with (Emmy-Award-winning filmmaker) Larry Hott”: Massachusetts Teachers Ass’n President Barbara Madeloni with prof. Max Page.

Recent Headlines

in National

Making headlines this week

summertime

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

in National

Soldier arrested for carrying assault rifle in NC mall

fayetteville

A Fort Bragg soldier has been charged with creating a panic at a mall after appearing with an assault rifle.

in Entertainment, National

Celebrate safely with these fireworks tips

Since Independence Day falls during the work week, members of St. Richard Catholic Church celebrated the holiday on Sunday, June 30, 2013, with a picnic-style outing complete with fireworks that could be seen throughout the northeast Jackson, Miss. neighborhood. The long streamers were recorded in a 13-second time exposure. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Don't be one of the thousands of Americans injured by fireworks on July Fourth. Stay safe and have a happy holiday!

in National, Viral Videos

WATCH: The origin of fireworks

17-overlay

The history behind the July Fourth firecrackers that mark our Independence Day celebrations.

in National

Fireworks fill the skies with more than bursts of color

fireworksepapollution

A new study says the staple of America's Independence Day celebrations spew pollution.