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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Al Jazeera & Santa Claus

Al Jazeera- America reporter Libby Casey on the torture report; SANTA CLAUS is coming to town—We know ‘cause he WAS IN OUR STUDIO with Blizen (you couldn’t make this up).

Buz Eisenberg on torture & Heidi Stemple on Counting Owls

FREEDOM!!! GCC professor and GTMO detainee lawyer Buz Eisenberg on his client just released from Guantanamo and on the torture report; Heidi Stemple –on counting owls—it’s not for the birds (sort of, it is).

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Spy Planes & Green Gravesites

Black Lives Matter! Protest and prayer, music and ministrants with Joanne Sunshower; NCIS with attorney Harry Miles; author John Sheirer on the wisdom of Libby; Green Burials—whoever thought burials could be so much fun? on the Reverend and the Rabbi.

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Torture, Guantanamo & Valley Gives!

GTMO detainee lawyer Buz Eisenberg –his last GTMO client is safely out! VALLEY GIVES with Michael Kusek; and The Literacy Project stars on our show.

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A Secular Christmas & The Latest On The Pipeline

Prof. Phil Zuckerman on Living the Secular Life; Katie Eisman, Dir. Of MassPLAN, with news on the franking pipeline; Mac Everett, FREE TOYS—reuse and recycle this weekend!

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A Valley Give Preview & The Scoop On the Center For The Arts

Community Foundation Pres. Katie Zobel and Dr. Marty Wolf, Northampton Ed. Foundation, on Valley Gives; Penny Burke, Exec Dir., Northampton Center for the Arts– anyone want to Bid?; Political Gold with Josh Silver.

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Die in At Smith & Drones In Your Backyard

Smith Professor Ginetta Candelario on police killing unarmed black and Hispanic men; Smith professor Paul Voss on: the drones are coming; drones are coming; they really are.

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Eric Garner & Cool Films with Larry Hott

Cool films with Emmy-award winning filmmaker Larry Hott; Mickey and Penina Glazer on Itzik and Mickey: Stories from Brooklyn and Beyond.

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Fredrik Logevall, Pulitzer Prize Winner on Vietman

Pulitzer Prize –winning historian & author of Embers of War, Fredrik Logevall on Vietnam; Safe Passage’s Marianne Winters on the hot chocolate run; Natalie Higgins,
Exec. Dir. of PHENOM (The Public Higher Education Network of Massachusetts).

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How to be a better manager and managing a bigger Universe

Ron Friedman on The Best Place to Work; professor and astronomer Salman Hameed on “The Theory of Everything.”

Recent Headlines

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Amanda Knox murder conviction overturned

FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2014, file photo, Amanda Knox prepares to leave the set following a television interview in New York. Knox is engaged to Colin Sutherland, a musician who recently moved to Seattle from New York, a person close to the Knox family confirmed for The Associated Press. Knox’s murder conviction in the 2007 stabbing of her roommate has been reinstated by an Italian court, but the former college exchange student maintains her innocence and vows she won’t willingly go back to Italy. Both Knox and Sutherland are 27. No wedding date had been set.

Italy's highest court has overturned the murder conviction against Amanda Knox, bringing to a definitive end the high-profile case.

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Time for Iran to make tough decisions in nuclear talks

In this March 26, 2015, photo, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, center, leaves a meeting with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and other U.S. officials at a hotel in Lausanne, Switzerland. U.S. and Iranian diplomats gather at a Baroque palace in Europe, a historic nuclear agreement within reach. Over Iraq’s deserts, their militaries fight a common foe. Leaders in Washington and Tehran, capitals once a million miles from each other in ideological terms, wrestle for the first time in decades with the notion of a rapprochement.

Six world powers and Iran move closer to a deal, but there are still major disagreements.

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Making headlines this week

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

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Celebrities protest new Indiana law

George Takei poses for a portrait at Quaker Good Energy Lodge with GenArt and the Collective , during the Sundance Film Festival, on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014 in Park City, Utah.

Celebrities call for an Indiana boycott after the passing of a controversial law that could lead to discrimination against gay couples.

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Senate’s Harry Reid will not seek re-election

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid of Nev. adjusts his glasses as he speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 24, 2015, following a policy luncheon. Reid is wearing special glasses as part of his recovery from injuries suffered in an exercise accident in January.

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid says that it would be "inappropriate" for him to seek re-election.