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.
1.18.16- Bill Newman speaks with Smith College Professor and Sudan scholar Eric Reeves; Black in the Valley with Rev. Doctor Jacquelyn Smith-Crooks and Doctor Carlie Tartakov honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day and five years of their weekly segment on the Bill Newman Show.
1.15- Barbara Chaney, Matt Rigney, and students from the Mount Tom Academy—individualized and cooperative learning in high school; Nina Burleigh, National Politics Correspondent from Newsweek on the rebirth of the magazine and her recent exploration of the melting ice sheets of Antarctica. Also, arts in the Valley this weekend.
R. Douglas Fields, author of “Why We Snap: Understanding the Rage Circuit in Your Brain;” Massachusetts State Senate President Stan Rosenberg on marijuana policy, charter schools, criminal justice reform; and that fracking pipeline; then Sigrid Schmalzer, UMass history prof and Director of STPEC (Social Thought and Political Economy) program on “Merchants of Doubt” (the climate change deniers fraud)-the film at Forbes this weekend; Reverend Peter Ives, W.Mass. AFSC Director Jeff Napolitano and Dr. Peter Titelman on MLK Day observances, lessons and celebrations and Black Lives Matter.
Bill speaks with PHENOM (Public Higher Education Network of Massachusetts)founder and former MSP (Massachusetts Society of Professors) President Max Page, singer-songwriters and political activists Peter Blood and Annie Patterson –don’t miss their show this weekend!, and Vaya Con Muñoz with Natalia Muñoz: Dr. Marty Nathan and Milta Franco talk about the Cliniquita program.
Sprawlbuster Al Norman and lawyer Tom Lesser on last week’s state Supreme Judicial Court hearing on efforts to bring a Wal-Mart to Greenfield’s French King Highway.
Guantanamo Bay detainee attorney Buz Eisenberg speaks on the fifteenth anniversary of the controversial Cuban prison; ACLU of Massachusetts Executive Director Carol Rose; Represent US CEO Josh Silver on the latest presidential polls.
Massachusetts Teachers Association President Barbara Madeloni and PHENOM –Public Higher Education Network of Massachusetts founder Max Page.
Bill speaks with Dr. Scott Barry Kaufman on his new book “18 Things Highly Creative People Do Differently.” The weekly…
1/6: New Hampshire governor Maggie Hassan on the opioid crisis in the Northeast, the future of the Affordable Care Act and her candidacy for the United States Senate; Claude Knobler, author of “More Love (Less Panic)”—on parenthood lessons learned from adopting his son from Ethiopia; and Mike Lofgren, author of “The Deep State: The Fall of the Constitution and the Rise of a Shadow Government.”