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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

4/4 All in the Family: The Realignment of American Democracy Since the 1960s, by Robert O. Self (@RobertSelfNotes)

2/24/2020
Image: Levitating the Pentagon by prayer and will: Members of the military police keep back protesters during their sit-in at the Pentagon. (U.S. Military/NARA/Wikimedia Commons) All in the Family: The Realignment of American Democracy Since the 1960s, by Robert O. Self (https://www.amazon.com/Robert-O-Self/e/B001KEA5O6/ref=dp_byline_cont_book_1) . Paperback – September 17, 2013 In the 1960s, Lyndon Johnson's Great Society and War on Poverty promised an array of federal programs to assist...

Duration:00:08:42

3/4 All in the Family: The Realignment of American Democracy Since the 1960s, by Robert O. Self (@RobertSelfNotes)

2/24/2020
Image: Phyllis Schlafly with Ronald Reagan in 1987 All in the Family: The Realignment of American Democracy since the 1960s, by Robert O. Self (https://www.amazon.com/Robert-O-Self/e/B001KEA5O6/ref=dp_byline_cont_book_1) . Paperback – September 17, 2013 In the 1960s, Lyndon Johnson's Great Society and War on Poverty promised an array of federal programs to assist working-class families. In the 1980s, Ronald Reagan declared the GOP the party of "family values" and promised to keep government...

Duration:00:14:34

2/4 All in the Family: The Realignment of American Democracy since the 1960s, by Robert O. Self (@RobertSelfNotes)

2/24/2020
Image: Shirley Chisholm (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shirley_Chisholm) , future member of the U.S. House of Representatives (D-NY), announcing her candidacy. All in the Family: The Realignment of American Democracy Since the 1960s, by Robert O. Self (https://www.amazon.com/Robert-O-Self/e/B001KEA5O6/ref=dp_byline_cont_book_1) . Paperback – September 17, 2013 In the 1960s, Lyndon Johnson's Great Society and War on Poverty promised an array of federal programs to assist working-class...

Duration:00:10:22

1/4 All in the Family: The Realignment of American Democracy Since the 1960s, by Robert O. Self

2/24/2020
IImage: President Johnson signs the Voting Rights Act of 1965 All in the Family: The Realignment of American Democracy Since the 1960s, by Robert O. Self (https://www.amazon.com/Robert-O-Self/e/B001KEA5O6/ref=dp_byline_cont_book_1) . Paperback – September 17, 2013 In the 1960s, Lyndon Johnson's Great Society and War on Poverty promised an array of federal programs to assist working-class families. In the 1980s, Ronald Reagan declared the GOP the party of "family values" and promised to keep...

Duration:00:10:43

4/4 The New Deal: A Modern History, by Michael Hiltzik @hiltzikm.

2/23/2020
Image: Works Progress Administration (WPA) poster promoting the LaGuardia Airport project (1937) The New Deal: A Modern History, by Michael Hiltzik (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_audible_1?ie=UTF8&search-alias=audible&field-keywords=Michael+Hiltzik) . Traber Burns (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_audible_2?ie=UTF8&search-alias=audible&field-keywords=Traber+Burns) (Narrator), Blackstone Audio, Inc....

Duration:00:10:03

3/4 The New Deal: A Modern History, by Michael Hiltzik @hiltzikm.

2/23/2020
Image: Of 1933, Walter Lippmann (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Walter_Lippmann) famously noted: “At the end of February we were a congeries of disorderly panic-stricken mobs and factions. In the hundred days from March to June we became again an organized nation confident of our power to provide for our own security and to control our own destiny.” Here: Rexford G Tugwell (“Rex”), a major figure in the New Deal. The New Deal: A Modern History, by Michael Hiltzik...

Duration:00:13:18

2/4 The New Deal: A Modern History, by Michael Hiltzik @hiltzikm.

2/23/2020
Image: Harry Hopkins talks with President Franklin Delano Roosevelt (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Franklin_Delano_Roosevelt) at Saki (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saky) before setting out to Yalta (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yalta) . The New Deal: A Modern History, by Michael Hiltzik (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_audible_1?ie=UTF8&search-alias=audible&field-keywords=Michael+Hiltzik) . Traber Burns...

Duration:00:09:40

1/4 The New Deal: A Modern History, by Michael Hiltzik @hiltzikm.

2/23/2020
Image: Eleanor and Franklin Roosevelt with their first two children, 1908 The New Deal: A Modern History, by Michael Hiltzik (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_audible_1?ie=UTF8&search-alias=audible&field-keywords=Michael+Hiltzik) . Traber Burns (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_audible_2?ie=UTF8&search-alias=audible&field-keywords=Traber+Burns) (Narrator), Blackstone Audio, Inc....

Duration:00:10:54

The War Below: 1 of 4: The Story of Three Submarines That Battled Japan Audible Audiobook – Unabridged James Scott (Author), Donald Corren (Narrator), Blackstone Audio, Inc. (Publisher)

2/23/2020
Photo: Japanese freighter Nittsu Maru sinks after being torpedoed by USS Wahoo (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Wahoo_(SS-238)) on 21 March 1943. View author information (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Wahoo-periscope-view.jpg) Public Domain (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Wahoo-periscope-view.jpg) File:Wahoo-periscope-view.jpg Uploaded: 2007-10-14 23:22:35 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The War Below: 1 of 4: The...

Duration:00:13:22

The War Below: 2 of 4: The Story of Three Submarines That Battled Japan Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. James Scott (Author), Donald Corren (Narrator), Blackstone Audio, Inc. (Publisher)

2/23/2020
Photo: Torpedoed Japanese destroyer Yamakaze (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_destroyer_Yamakaze_(1936)) photographed through the periscope of American submarine USS Nautilus (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Nautilus_(SS-168)) on 25 June 1942. U.S. Navy - This media is available in the holdings of the National Archives and Records Administration (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/National_Archives_and_Records_Administration) , cataloged under the National Archives Identifier (NAID)...

Duration:00:07:59

The War Below: 3 of 4: The Story of Three Submarines That Battled Japan Audible Audiobook – Unabridged James Scott (Author), Donald Corren (Narrator), Blackstone Audio, Inc. (Publisher)

2/23/2020
Photo: Photograph of Makin Island taken from USS Nautilus during the raid on the island in August 1942. View author information (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Wahoo-periscope-view.jpg) Public Domain (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:MakinRaidPeriscope.jpg) File:MakinRaidPeriscope.jpg Uploaded: 2007-04-03 01:23:14 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The War Below: 3 of 4: The Story of Three Submarines That Battled...

Duration:00:14:35

The War Below: 4 of 4: The Story of Three Submarines That Battled Japan Audible Audiobook – Unabridged James Scott (Author), Donald Corren (Narrator), Blackstone Audio, Inc. (Publisher)

2/23/2020
Photo: USS Bowfin (SS-287) is a fleet attack submarine that fought in the Pacific during WWII, and helped to make famous the term, “Silent Service.” Bowfin was launched on 7 December 1942, exactly one year to the day after the attack on Pearl Harbor. She was nicknamed the Pearl Harbor Avenger, so it is fitting that she is permanently homeported at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Date11 November 2013, 10:09 SourceUSS Bowfin Submarine. AuthorBernard Spragg. NZ from Christchurch, New Zealand Camera...

Duration:00:09:22

Treasures of the low-carbon future: 2 of 2: & What is to be done? Saleem Ali, Blue and Gold Distinguished Professor of Energy and the Environment, University of Delaware, Dept. of Geography & Joseph R. Biden Jr. School of Public Policy and Administration

2/22/2020
Photo: Henry M. Sarvant (1860–1940) Title English: Mining operation showing miner and equipment, Yukon Territory, 1900 Description English: Caption with image: Stafford-Williams- Clark Shaft, 1900 PH Coll 35.557 Klondike Gold Rush Subjects (LCTGM): Gold miners--Yukon; Gold mining--Yukon; Gold mining equipment--Yukon Subjects (LCSH): Gold mines and mining--Yukon Depicted placeYukonDate1900 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow...

Duration:00:09:30

Treasures of the low-carbon future: 1 of 2: & What is to be done? Saleem Ali, Blue and Gold Distinguished Professor of Energy and the Environment, University of Delaware, Dept. of Geography & Joseph R. Biden Jr. School of Public Policy and Administration

2/22/2020
Photo: Placer gold-mining, Korea, c1900; /355. The passing of Korea (book) Date27 July 2010, 13:59 (UTC) Source The_passing_of_Korea.djvu Author The_passing_of_Korea.djvu: Homer Hulbert. Original uploader was Ryuch at en.wikisource derivative work: — billinghurst sDrewth Permission (Reusing this file) This work is in the public domain http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Treasures of the low-carbon future: 1 of 2: & What is to be...

Duration:00:10:49

Atlantic: 2 of 2: Great Sea Battles, Heroic Discoveries, Titanic Storms,and a Vast Ocean of a Million Stories Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Simon Winchester (Author, Narrator), HarperAudio (Publisher)

2/22/2020
Photo: The Fra Mauro map (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fra_Mauro_map) , "considered the greatest memorial of medieval cartography" according to Roberto Almagià[26] (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_navigation#cite_note-26) is a map made between 1457 and 1459 by the Venetian (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Venice) monk Fra Mauro (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fra_Mauro) . It is a circular planisphere (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Planisphere) drawn on parchment...

Duration:00:09:33

Atlantic: 1 of 2: Great Sea Battles, Heroic Discoveries, Titanic Storms,and a Vast Ocean of a Million Stories Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Simon Winchester (Author, Narrator), HarperAudio (Publisher)

2/22/2020
Photo: Map of the world produced in 1689 by Gerard van Schagen (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gerard_van_Schagen) . en:Gerard van Schagen (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gerard_van_Schagen) - This image is made up of six separate images downloaded from Helmink.com (http://www.helmink.com/Antique_Map_van_Schagen_World/Scans/van%20Schagen%20World/index.html) and stitched together. World map - Produced in Amsterdam First edition : 1689. Original size : 48.3 x 56.0 cm. Produced using copper...

Duration:00:13:07

4/4 Rothstein, by David Pietrusza @DPietrusza

2/22/2020
Image: Contemporary photo of the Park Central Hotel (Seventh Avenue and 55 St), where, on November 4, 1928, Rothstein was shot and mortally wounded during a business meeting. Rothstein, by David Pietrusza. Grover Gardner (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_audible_2?ie=UTF8&search-alias=audible&field-keywords=Grover+Gardner) (Narrator), Blackstone Audio, Inc. (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_audible_3?ie=UTF8&search-alias=audible&field-keywords=Blackstone+Audio%2C+Inc.)...

Duration:00:09:48

3/4 Rothstein, by David Pietrusza @DPietrusza

2/22/2020
Image: Rothstein became the first to illegally import Scotch whiskey in his own fleet of trans-Atlantic freighters. Legend here: "Who does not love wine, wife and song, will be a fool for his lifelong!" Rothstein, by David Pietrusza. Grover Gardner (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_audible_2?ie=UTF8&search-alias=audible&field-keywords=Grover+Gardner) (Narrator), Blackstone Audio, Inc....

Duration:00:12:36

2/4 Rothstein, by David Pietrusza @DPietrusza

2/22/2020
Image: Rothstein owned a racehorse named Sporting Blood, which won the 1921 Travers Stakes (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Travers_Stakes) under suspicious circumstances. Here: the main Saratoga race track in 1907. Rothstein, by David Pietrusza. Grover Gardner (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_audible_2?ie=UTF8&search-alias=audible&field-keywords=Grover+Gardner) (Narrator), Blackstone Audio, Inc....

Duration:00:09:41

1/4 Rothstein, by David Pietrusza @DPietrusza

2/22/2020
Image: Arnold Rothstein (January 17, 1882 – November 5, 1928), New York businessman and gambler who became a famous kingpin of the Jewish mafia Rothstein, by David Pietrusza. Grover Gardner (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_audible_2?ie=UTF8&search-alias=audible&field-keywords=Grover+Gardner) (Narrator), Blackstone Audio, Inc. (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_audible_3?ie=UTF8&search-alias=audible&field-keywords=Blackstone+Audio%2C+Inc.) (Publisher). Paperback – September...

Duration:00:10:40