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.


Female Boxing’s Champion

1.27- Bill speaks with Gail Grandchamp, former amateur and pro boxer turned trainer and motivational speaker, paving the way for women in boxing. Vaya con Muñoz with Natalia Muñoz and Waleska Lugo-DeJesús speak on the Healing Racism Institute of the Pioneer Valley.

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Are You Ready For Some Football (Debt)?

1.26- Public Higher Education Network of Massachusetts (PHENOM) founder and UMass Professor Max Page speaks with Dr. Steven Conn, the W.E. Smith Professor of History at Miami University in Ohio on football stadiums. Plus, Noelle Hanrahan on President Obama’s ban of solitary confinement for imprisoned juveniles.

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Does the ACLU Represent.Us?

1.25- Bill speaks with ACLU Massachusetts Legal Director, Matt Segal and Director of Northampton and D.C. based Represent.Us Josh Silver.

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Bring Us Your Tired, Your Poor…

1.22- Author Roberto Gonzalez on his new book on immigration, “Lives in Limbo.” Mount Holyoke Physics Professor and founder of the Sci-Tech Cafe Kathy Aidala. A Boogie for Bernie and Art in the Valley this weekend.


Can Architecture Be Inclusive?

UMass professors Max Page and Joseph Krupcynski; NYT best-selling author Jacqueline Sheehan on her new book “The Center of the World;”
The Reverend and the Rabbi with Rev. Peter Ives and Greenfield ‘s new rabbi, Andrea Cohen-Kiener.

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Women On The Vanguard

1.20- Cool Films with Larry Hott on the Academy Award nominees; Vaya Con Muñoz with Natalia Muñoz and Women Of The Vanguard.


Is There Really A Rising Tide Against Immigrants In This Country?

1/19: Susan Eaton, UMass grad., former newspaper reporter in the Valley, now a professor at Brandeis and author of “Integration Nation, Immigrants, Refugees and America at its Best;” then The Comedy Quiz Show with the Ha Has Laura Patrick & Pam Victor quizmaster Jasper Lieber.


Smith Sudan Scholar & Black in the Valley

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.


Mt Tom Academy & Newsweek

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.

Recent Headlines

15 mins ago in National

U.S. security union wants more screeners to ease airport delays


The union for transportation security officers urged Congress to pay for 6,000 more full-time workers who conduct screenings to alleviate long lines at U.S. airports, a problem that caused a shakeup in the U.S. Transportation Security Administration's management.

41 mins ago in National

Violence erupts outside Trump rally in New Mexico


Hundreds of protesters tried to storm the convention center in New Mexico's biggest city, knocking down barricades and throwing objects at a door and then hurling rocks and bottles at mounted police in riot gear, the Albuquerque Police Department said on Twitter on Tuesday and video posted online showed.

44 mins ago in National

10 FOR TODAY: Wednesday, May 25


Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: ‘Chewbacca Mom’ and ‘Star Wars’ director J.J. Abrams take a drive


Just three happy Chewbaccas having fun in a car together.

24 hours ago in National

Democrats, seeking unity, give Sanders say in party platform


The Democratic Party said on Monday it would give U.S. presidential contender Bernie Sanders a prominent say in writing its platform this year, a gesture that could ease tensions between Sanders' camp and party leaders, whom Sanders has accused of favoring rival Hillary Clinton.