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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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.”

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Historic Mill River Walks 4.6.2015

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

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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.

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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.

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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.”

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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.

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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.

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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

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Congress heading on vacation, putting off messy decisions

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Congressional lawmakers are heading for recess and leaving behind a pile of unfinished business.

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Pentagon chief gives nod to arm more troops in U.S. after shooting

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U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter signaled on Thursday that he would allow more troops to be armed at facilities inside the United States.

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Plane debris on remote island points to breakthrough in MH370 mystery

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Plane debris washed up on the French island of Reunion in the Indian Ocean is almost certainly part of a Boeing 777, a Malaysian official and aviation experts said, potentially the biggest breakthrough in the search for missing Flight MH370.

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Killing of Cecil the lion triggers probe by U.S. agency

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The killing of Cecil the Lion in Zimbabwe by American dentist and trophy hunter Walter Palmer is being investigated by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to see if it was part of a conspiracy to violate U.S. laws against illegal wildlife trading.

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Rare blue moon to light night sky on Friday

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It will be all eyes to the sky as a rare moon makes its appearance.