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The John Batchelor Show

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The John Batchelor Show, using all of John's sources, his vast knowledge of history, his unique take on current events, and his fascinating take on world affairs has allowed him to build a legion of fans.

The John Batchelor Show, using all of John's sources, his vast knowledge of history, his unique take on current events, and his fascinating take on world affairs has allowed him to build a legion of fans.

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New York, NY

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Westwood One

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The John Batchelor Show, using all of John's sources, his vast knowledge of history, his unique take on current events, and his fascinating take on world affairs has allowed him to build a legion of fans.

Language:

English


Episodes

From Orbit, Nellis AFB at Red Flag time. Tyler Rogoway @thewarzone

2/15/2020
Photo: F-15E Strike Eagle fighter jets assigned to the 335th Fighter Squadron, Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina, prepare for takeoff during Red Flag 18-1, Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, Jan. 30, 2018. Red Flag gives mission commanders the opportunity to lead in a contested, degraded and operationally limited environment with multi-domain assets. (U.S Air Force photo by Lawrence Crespo) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter:...

Duration:00:08:00

Not quite retiring the First Cold War. Tyler Rogoway @thewarzone.

2/15/2020
Photo: USAF B-1B 85-084 Date22 September 2002, 18:11 SourceUSAF B-1B 85-084 AuthorBob Adams from Amanzimtoti, South Africa Camera location25° 48′ 50.86″ S, 28° 13′ 10.04″ E View this and other nearby images on: OpenStreetMap - Google Earth Licensing This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 Generic license. You are free: to share – to copy, distribute and transmit the work to remix – to adapt the work Under the following conditions: attribution – You must...

Duration:00:13:55

End of the Solar Minimal Minimum. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

2/15/2020
Photo: Corona sketched by José Joaquín de Ferrer (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jos%C3%A9_Joaqu%C3%ADn_de_Ferrer) during the solar eclipse of June 16, 1806 (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Solar_eclipse_of_June_16,_1806) in Kinderhook, New York (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kinderhook_(town),_New_York) . From public domain book - Googlebook, Total eclipses of the sun By Mabel Loomis Todd...

Duration:00:07:41

Long March 5 and Covid-19 quarantine PRC. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

2/15/2020
Photo: CZ Chinese rockets Sourcehttp://www.gpo.gov/congress/house/hr105851-html/images/4ph200.jpe Author This file is lacking author information. Permission (Reusing this file) This work is in the public domain http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Long March 5 and Covid-19 quarantine PRC. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com...

Duration:00:03:35

NASA Budget Busting for the Moon Landing, 2024. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

2/15/2020
Photo: The view through the window of the Lunar Module (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apollo_Lunar_Module) Orion shortly after Apollo 16 (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apollo_16) 's landing. NASA/John Young (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Young_(astronaut)) - Honeysuckle Creek Tracking Station (http://www.honeysucklecreek.net/msfn_missions/Apollo_16_mission/hl_apollo16.html) (full resolution (http://www.honeysucklecreek.net/images/images_Apollo_16/AS16-113-18296_part.jpg) ) NASA photo...

Duration:00:16:40

Normandy '44: 1 of 8: D-Day and the Epic 77-Day Battle for France Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. James Holland (Author), John Sackville (Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher)

2/15/2020
Photo: Caption: Normandy Invasion, June 1944. American troops “dug in” near beach of Normandy, France. Photograph released November 7, 1944. U.S. Navy photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives. (2016/03/15). http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Normandy '44: 1 of 8: D-Day and the Epic 77-Day Battle for France Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. James Holland...

Duration:00:12:01

Normandy '44: 2 of 8: D-Day and the Epic 77-Day Battle for France Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. James Holland (Author), John Sackville (Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher)

2/15/2020
Photo: English: The British Army in Normandy 1944 A wrecked German SdKfz 250 half-track in the village of Christot, 17 June 1944. Date1944 Source http://media.iwm.org.uk/iwm/mediaLib//48/media-48835/large.jpg This is photograph B 5653 from the collections of the Imperial War Museums. AuthorMidgley (Sgt), No 5 Army Film & Photographic Unit Permission (Reusing this file)This image was created and released by the Imperial War Museum on the IWM Non Commercial Licence. Photographs taken, or...

Duration:00:08:26

Normandy '44: 3 of 8: D-Day and the Epic 77-Day Battle for France Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. James Holland (Author), John Sackville (Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher)

2/15/2020
Photo: English: The British Army in Normandy 1944 Troops of 1 Kings Own Scottish Borderers (KOSB), 9th Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, firing a captured Hotchkiss machine gun during street fighting in Caen, 10 July 1944. Date1944 Source http://media.iwm.org.uk/iwm/mediaLib//39/media-39106/large.jpg This is photograph B 6918 from the collections of the Imperial War Museums. AuthorNo 5 Army Film & Photographic Unit Permission (Reusing this file)This image was created and released by the...

Duration:00:12:59

Normandy '44: 4 of 8: D-Day and the Epic 77-Day Battle for France Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. James Holland (Author), John Sackville (Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher)

2/15/2020
Photo: English: The British Army in Normandy 1944 An abandoned German SdKfz 250/9 half-track in Le Bourg, 30 July 1944. Date1944 Source http://media.iwm.org.uk/iwm/mediaLib//49/media-49085/large.jpg This is photograph B 8252 from the collections of the Imperial War Museums. AuthorNo 5 Army Film & Photographic Unit, Palmer (Sgt) Permission (Reusing this file)This image was created and released by the Imperial War Museum on the IWM Non Commercial Licence. Photographs taken, or artworks...

Duration:00:09:20

Normandy '44: 5 of 8: D-Day and the Epic 77-Day Battle for France Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. James Holland (Author), John Sackville (Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher)

2/15/2020
Photo: English: The British Army in Normandy 1944 Men of 10th Highland Light Infantry, 15th (Scottish) Division, move forward during Operation 'Epsom', 26 June 1944. Date | Taken on 26 June 1944 Source | http://media.iwm.org.uk/iwm/mediaLib//48/media-48901/large.jpg | This is photograph B 5986 (https://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/205205936) from the collections of the Imperial War Museums (https://www.iwm.org.uk/) . | Author | Laing (Sgt), No 5 Army Film & Photographic Unit...

Duration:00:10:14

Normandy '44: 6 of 8: D-Day and the Epic 77-Day Battle for France Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. James Holland (Author), John Sackville (Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher)

2/15/2020
Photo: P-47 Thunderbolts of the 368th Fighter Group, Cardonville Airfield (A-3) France, Summer 1944. United States Army Air Forces - "History and Units of the United States Air Forces In Europe", CD-ROM compiled by GHJ Scharringa, European Aviation Histoical Society, 2004. Image source listed as United States Air Force Historical Research Agency P-47 Thunderbolts of the 368th Fighter Group, Cardonville Airfield (A-3) France, Summer 1944 Permission details USGOV-PDView more...

Duration:00:10:39

Normandy '44: 7 of 8: D-Day and the Epic 77-Day Battle for France Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. James Holland (Author), John Sackville (Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher)

2/15/2020
Photo: DescriptionEnglish: The British Army in Normandy 1944 Achilles 17-pdr tank destroyers passing through Cahagnes during the advance towards Aunay-sur-Odon, 2 August 1944. Date | 1944 Source | http://media.iwm.org.uk/iwm/mediaLib//49/media-49162/large.jpg | This is photograph B 8507 (https://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/205206197) from the collections of the Imperial War Museums (https://www.iwm.org.uk/) . | Author | Gee (Sgt), No 5 Army Film & Photographic Unit Permission...

Duration:00:11:21

Normandy '44: 8 of 8: D-Day and the Epic 77-Day Battle for France Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. James Holland (Author), John Sackville (Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher)

2/15/2020
Photo:English: The British Army in Normandy 1944 Priest infantry carriers move up to the front, 9 August 1944. Date | Taken on 9 August 1944 Source | http://media.iwm.org.uk/iwm/mediaLib//49/media-49197/large.jpg | This is photograph B 8908 (https://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/205206232) from the collections of the Imperial War Museums (https://www.iwm.org.uk/) . | Author | No 5 Army Film & Photographic Unit, Wilkes (Sgt) Permission (Reusing this file...

Duration:00:10:28

Spillover: 1 of 4: Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. David Quammen (Author), Jonathan Yen (Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher)

2/14/2020
Photo: Soldiers from Fort Riley (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fort_Riley) , Kansas (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kansas) , ill with Spanish flu at a hospital ward at Camp Funston (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Camp_Funston) Otis Historical Archives, National Museum of Health and Medicine (https://www.flickr.com/people/99129398@N00) - Emergency hospital during influenza epidemic (NCP 1603), National Museum of Health and Medicine. (https://www.flickr.com/photos/medicalmuseum/3300169510/)...

Duration:00:11:37

Spillover: 2 of 4: Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. David Quammen (Author), Jonathan Yen (Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher)

2/14/2020
Photo: American Expeditionary Force (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Expeditionary_Force) victims of the Spanish flu at U.S. Army Camp Hospital no. 45 in Aix-les-Bains (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aix-les-Bains) , France, in 1918 Uncredited U.S. Army photographer - U.S. Army Medical Corps photo via National Museum of Health & Medicine website at [U.S. Army Camp Hospital No. 45, Aix-Les-Bains, France, Influenza Ward No. 1.], Reeve 14682 U.S. Army Camp Hospital No. 45, Aix-Les-Bains,...

Duration:00:10:25

Spillover: 3 of 4: Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. David Quammen (Author), Jonathan Yen (Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher)

2/14/2020
Photo: American Red Cross (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Red_Cross) nurses tend to flu patients in temporary wards set up inside Oakland (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oakland,_California) Municipal Auditorium, 1918. Edward A. "Doc" Rogers, 1873-1960 - Photo by Edward A. "Doc" Rogers. From the Joseph R. Knowland collection at the Oakland History Room, Oakland Public Library. Digital copy via [1] (http://content.cdlib.org/ark:/13030/kt3q2nc9rt/?&query=&brand=oac) 1918 flu epidemic:...

Duration:00:14:05

Spillover: 4 of 4: Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. David Quammen (Author), Jonathan Yen (Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher)

2/14/2020
Photo: An electron micrograph showing recreated 1918 influenza virions Photo Credit: Cynthia Goldsmith Content Providers(s): CDC/ Dr. Terrence Tumpey/ Cynthia Goldsmith - This media comes from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Centers_for_Disease_Control_and_Prevention) 's Public Health Image Library (https://phil.cdc.gov/phil/home.asp) (PHIL), with identification number #8243 (https://phil.cdc.gov/phil/details.asp?pid=8243) . Note: Not all PHIL...

Duration:00:09:45

(2 of 2) Rent Control Laws Are Unconstitutional @RichardAEpstein

2/14/2020
Image: Christopher Wren (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christopher_Wren) 's plan for redevelopment after the Great Fire of London (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Fire_of_London) in 1666 was never put into effect because people were unwilling to give up their pre-fire property boundaries, even despite the quick settlement procedure under the Fire of London Disputes Act 1666 (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fire_of_London_Disputes_Act_1666) . Richard Epstein, Chicago Law, NYU Law, Hoover;...

Duration:00:08:47

(1 of 2) Rent Control Laws Are Unconstitutional @RichardAEpstein

2/14/2020
Image: The history of rent control in England and Wales is a part of English land law (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/English_land_law) concerning the development of rent regulation in England and Wales (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rent_regulation_in_England_and_Wales) . Controlling the prices that landlords could make their tenants pay formed the main element of rent regulation (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rent_regulation) , and was in place from 1915 until its abolition (excluding some...

Duration:00:15:01

Civil war starts nonviolently; several steps later, you’re shooting. Michael Vlahos: @JHUWorldCrisis

2/14/2020
Image: Assassination of King D. Carlos I of Portugal and the Prince Royal D. Luís Filipe, Duke of Braganza Michael E Vlahos, Johns Hopkins, in re: Lawfare as a legal regicide. Impeachment has been tried several times in the US and always failed. “Cancel culture” is a form of violence. A constant, daily undercurrent of political violence. It’s not just killing the king, it’s killing the spirit of the entire system. Bernie Sanders, favoring large taxes; were he president, that’d [probably]...

Duration:00:08:40