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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Clementine Churchill & The Candidates for Hamp School Committee

10/27: Sonia Purnell, author of “Clementine: The Life of Mrs. Winston Churchill;” candidates for at-large Northampton School Committee seats, Nat Read and Blue Duval.

Does Greenfield Want More Mayor Martin?

10/26: Greenfield Mayor and candidate for re-election Bill Martin; Amherst College’s Roosevelt Institute students; MHC Professor Kathy Aidala on the Sci-Tech Café.

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How Soon Will Humans Be Extinct?

10/22: Paul Ehrlich, author of “The Population Bomb” and some 40 other books whose newest co-authored work is “The Annihilation of Nature.”

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Patty Morey Walker & Kinky Friedman

10/21: Patty Morey Walker, candidate for mayor of Greenfield; Kinky Friedman, music legend and one-time candidate for Governor of Texas. Then, “Vaya con Munoz.”

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Maria from Sesame Street, Barry Moser AND Sarah Vowell!?

10/20: Two poignant memoirs: Barry Moser on “We Were Brothers” and Sonia Manzano (Maria on Sesame Street) on “Love and Chaos in the South Bronx.” Then, Sarah Vowell on “Lafayette in the Somewhat United States” (history as you’ve never quite heard it before).

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Two For Tibet

10/19: Horrors and hope in Tibet: The Tibet Film Fest—“Tibet in Song” and “Bringing Tibet Home” a preview with Verena Smith and Thondup Tsering; then, “The Science of Sleep” with UMass professor of Psychology and Brain Science, Rebecca Spencer; ten years post Katrina we return to New Orleans with N.O. community activist, Dr. Rev. Dwight Webster.

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Muldoon, Michelson & Moser

10/16: NPR (Northampton Poetry Radio) with Rich Michelson & Pulitzer prize-winner Paul Muldoon; Barry Moser on both the “NPR” segment and on “Inside/Out” with Betsy Stone; and Oonagh Doherty, author of “Durante la Tregua:/During the Truce.”

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Cathedral In The Night

10/15: We are blessed with very special edition of the “Reverend and the Rabbi” celebrating Cathedral in the Night (see photo);
,hear about School Local Northampton with nationally known political commentator Bill Scher; and preview the Cat Café’ at the Tree House Community starring Evelyn Harris.

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Lakota, Latinos & Drones

11/14: Emmy Award-winning documentary filmmaker Larry Hott on his new film, “Rising Voices,” premiering at the Academy of Music this Sunday; Lt.-Col. T. Mark McCurley (USAF-ret) on ”Hunter Killer: Inside America’s Unmanned Air War;” then “Vaya con Munoz” — Natalia Munoz with Professor Manuel Frau Ramos, publisher of El Sol Latino.

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Pipeline Update

10/13: Katy Eisman, Director of MassPLAN (PipeLine Awareness Network) and President of PLAN-New England, describes the fight at the FERC. Then, Hampshire College professors Salman Hameed (astronomy) and Jason Tor (microbiology) explain how best to fill up our water bottles on Mars.

Recent Headlines

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Trump, Sanders ride U.S. anti-establishment tide to New Hampshire win

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Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders coasted to victory on a wave of voter anger in the New Hampshire presidential nominating contest, thrashing traditional U.S. politicians in a display of anti-establishment power.

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More Americans quitting jobs as labor market strengthens

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U.S. job openings surged in December and the number of Americans voluntarily quitting work hit a nine-year high, pointing to labor market strength despite a slowdown in economic growth.

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U.S. intelligence chief warns of ‘homegrown’ security threat

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Attacks by "homegrown" terrorists are among the most imminent security threats facing the United States in 2016, along with dangers posed overseas by Islamic State and cyber security concerns, the top U.S. intelligence official says.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Will Ferrell wants to be the new animal expert on ‘The Late Show’

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Stephen Colbert's "The Late Show" doesn’t have an animal expert yet, so why shouldn’t it be Will Ferrell?

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Man Arrested For Selling Westfield Teen Fatal Heroin Dose

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Police say Seth Lombard-Hawthorne sold Lillian Anderson the "American Gangster" heroin that ended up killing her this past weekend