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The John Batchelor Show

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The John Batchelor Show is a breaking-news program that focusses on global politics, economics, war-fighting, hard sciences, space exploration, literature and whimsy. Four hours a night, seven days a week; most rigorous news analysis in the New World; followed daily in 192 countries.

The John Batchelor Show is a breaking-news program that focusses on global politics, economics, war-fighting, hard sciences, space exploration, literature and whimsy. Four hours a night, seven days a week; most rigorous news analysis in the New World; followed daily in 192 countries.

Location:

New York, NY

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Westwood One

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The John Batchelor Show is a breaking-news program that focusses on global politics, economics, war-fighting, hard sciences, space exploration, literature and whimsy. Four hours a night, seven days a week; most rigorous news analysis in the New World; followed daily in 192 countries.

Language:

English


Episodes

108: Canada rejects Huawei's aim to escape extradition to the US. Charles Burton, @GordonGChang

5/28/2020
Photo: English: Steamship Victorian at Victoria, BC, sometime in the 1890s. Date | circa 1890 s Source | British Columbia Archives digital collections, image G-01137 (http://www.bcarchives.gov.bc.ca/sn-1E9C1F0/cgi-bin/text2html/.visual/img_txt/dir_139/g_01137.txt) Author | Richard Maynard (1832-1907) Permission (Reusing this file (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:Reusing_content_outside_Wikimedia) ) | Author died more than 70 years ago. public domain...

Duration:00:10:28

108: Why Delhi thinks Beijing masses troops at the Himalayan border. @CleoPaska @FDD @GordonGChang

5/28/2020
Photo: Title: Review of reviews and world's work (https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookidreviewofreviewsw33newy) Year: 1890 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookyear1890) (1890s (https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookdecade1890) ) Authors: Subjects: Publisher: New York Review of Reviews Corp (https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookpublisherNew_York_Review_of_Reviews_Corp)...

Duration:00:11:24

103: Commercial manned space, delayed till the weekend. David Livingston, SpaceShow.com

5/27/2020
Photo: Title: From the Earth to the Moon direct in ninety-seven hours and twenty minutes, and a trip round it (https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookidfromearthtomoond00vern) Year: 1874 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookyear1874) (1870s (https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookdecade1870) ) Authors: Verne, Jules, 1828-1905...

Duration:00:09:12

107: The FDA panicked and "the CDC failed miserably," but we’re pulling through @henryimiller

5/27/2020
Image: Public domain photo. Henry Miller, Pacific Research Institute, in re: Antibodies start to be produced about a week after infection. Problems with the serologic test: FDA seems to have panicked into allowing it on the market without testing. PCR test for viral material (with swab); then test for antibodies in the blood. Then it turned out that CDC and some state were combining results and reporting them together, which makes no sense; meaningless results. A large CDC error was telling...

Duration:00:09:38

106: Dutch study: people mostly infected by those their own age. @henryimiller

5/27/2020
Image: An 1881 Australian rules football (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Australian_rules_football) match between Melbourne (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Melbourne_Football_Club) and Geelong (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geelong_Football_Club) . Both clubs were founded in 1859 and currently compete in the Australian Football League (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Australian_Football_League) (AFL), making them the world's oldest football clubs that are now professional. Henry Miller, Pacific...

Duration:00:12:01

103: State of the City, the State, the Union: Reopening New York City, sooner rather than later. John Catsimatidis @JCats2013 @CatsRoundtable

5/27/2020
Photo: The New York Public Library main building during late stage construction in 1908, the lion statues not yet installed at the entrance Detroit Publishing Company - Library of Congress[1] (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/det.4a28067) The New York Public Library, glass negative from 1908 depicting horse carriages and trolleys. Late stage construction: trademark lions not yet installed. Public Domain (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:New_York_Public_Library_1908c.jpg) File:New York...

Duration:00:10:28

105: PRC threatens Taiwan with warship exercises. Mark Kau. @GordonGChang

5/27/2020
Photo: 中文: 描繪打狗(今高雄)一帶原住民與西方人士相遇情景之版畫 Date | 1880s Source | http://www.twmemory.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/twmemory3581.jpg Author | Edmund Hornby Grimani public doman http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow PRC threatens Taiwan with warship exercises. Mark Kau. @GordonGChang Mark Kao, former president of the Formosan Association for Public Affairs, on what Taiwan should do in President Tsai Ing-wen's second term and on these:...

Duration:00:10:21

105: Mass arrests in Hong Kong & What is to be done?. @Michael_Yon @GordonGChang

5/27/2020
Photo: Queen's Road Central in the late C19. Hongkong Bank building on the left, Beaconsfield Arcade (crescent) on the opposite side of the road Date | 1890 Source | Source: Hong Kong Library MMIS (http://hkclweb.hkpl.gov.hk/hkclr2/internet/eng/html/frm-bas_srch.html) public domain http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Mass arrests in Hong Kong & What is to be done?. @Michael_Yon @GordonGChang...

Duration:00:11:23

104: Brave Mike Kelly (16-PA) fought the virus and now helps others fight. @SalenaZito

5/27/2020
Image: George Joseph "Mike" Kelly Jr. is an American politician in the Republican Party who's been a U.S. Representative since 2011 and is currently serving as representative for Pennsylvania's 16th congressional district Salena Zito, In the Middle of Somewhere column, and CNN and New York Post; in re: Sixteenth District, from Erie in the NW of Pennsylvania to northern Pittsburgh. Representative Mike Kelly was stricken with the virus; was recommended to take hydroxychloroquine with Zpac....

Duration:00:07:24

103: “Made in America” is the Trump campaign goal for America @SalenaZito

5/27/2020
Image: Zhōngguó zhìzào (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pinyin) (Made in China) Original label —oddly, in traditional characters, not the Maoist CCP simplified versions.. Salena Zito, In the Middle of Somewhere column in the Washington Examiner, and CNN and New York Post; in re: Cars have parts made in five different countries. The Schuylkill River. Lots of North Philly is housing for workers. Then, Pittsburgh. No more manufacturing. Plenty of talented artists to make medical instruments,...

Duration:00:12:28

99: Ethiopia vs Egypt over the Nile River and its uses. Gregory Copley

5/27/2020
Image: An overview rendition of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (Fair use) Gregory Copley, Defense and Foreign Affairs; in re: Ethiopia and South Africa. The Great Ethiopian Renaissance Dam. Egypt vs Ethiopia and Sudan over Nile River; US leaning toward Cairo.

Duration:00:11:06

100: South Africa disintegrates, #inthetimeofthevirus, to the Zulus and everyone else. Gregory Copley

5/27/2020
Image: The Congella Power Station completed in 1928 was one of the first power plants built and owned by Eskom. Gregory Copley, Defense and Foreign Affairs; in re: The South Africa Act 1909 (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/South_Africa_Act_1909) amalgamated the four previously separate British colonies: Cape Colony (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cape_Colony) , Colony of Natal (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colony_of_Natal) , Transvaal Colony (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Transvaal_Colony) ,...

Duration:00:09:16

101: Why the FBI did not need to unmask Flynn. @ThadMcCotter @AndrewCMcCarthy

5/27/2020
Image: Masks—Ashanti trophy head; circa 1870; pure gold; Wallace Collection (London). This artwork represents an enemy chief killed in battle. Weighing 1.5 kg (3.3 lb), it was attached to the Asante king's state sword Andrew C McCarthy, Ball of Collusion, and Thaddeus McCotter, American Greatness, in re: Why the FBI did not need to unmask Flynn.

Duration:00:06:35

102: Judge Sullivan vs the DOJ @ThadMcCotter @AndrewCMcCarthy

5/27/2020
Image: The Sullivan crater on Mercury. As MESSENGER sped by Mercury on January 14, 2008; the scene is near Mercury's terminator (the line between the sunlit day side and dark night side of the planet), where shadows are long and height differences accentuated, revealing rising crater walls that tower over the floors below. The large crater situated on the right side in the bottom half of the image is Sullivan crater, a structure about 135 kilometers (84 miles) in diameter also seen during...

Duration:00:06:32

98: The Obama Administration political spying program to advance the Iran Deal and how it became Russiagate. @LeeSmithDC @TheTablet

5/27/2020
Photo: Tehran Grand Hotel Date | 1900s Source | http://cafeclassic3.ir/archive/index.php/thread-84.html Author | Unknown author http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Obama Administration political spying program to advance the Iran Deal and how it became Russiagate. @LeeSmithDC @TheTablet https://www.tabletmag.com/sections/news/articles/russiagate-obama-iran

Duration:00:10:38

98: Why did Obama fire Flynn in August, 2014? @LeeSmithDC @TheTablet

5/27/2020
Photo: public domain circa 1900 Source | BBCPersian.com http://www.bbc.com/persian/iran-features-46090065 Imperial War Museums - PERSIA IN THE FIRST WORLD WAR, Catalogue number: Q72729 https://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/205317560 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Why did Obama fire Flynn in August, 2014? @LeeSmithDC @TheTablet https://www.tabletmag.com/sections/news/articles/russiagate-obama-iran

Duration:00:09:16

97: SpaceX preps Jor-el costumes for ISS. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

5/27/2020
Photo: English: Illustration facing page 54 of H. G. Wells' The First Men in the Moon, 1st hardcover edition, published by George Newnes in 1901.Caption: "I sat across the edge of the manhole and looked down into the black interior" Date | 1901 Source | Internet Archive identifier: firstmeninmoon00welluoft (https://archive.org/details/firstmeninmoon00welluoft) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow SpaceX preps Jor-el costumes for...

Duration:00:14:28

97: Caves of Mars. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

5/27/2020
Photo: Curiosity (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Curiosity_(rover)) 's view of Martian soil and boulders after crossing the "Dingo Gap" sand dune (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sand_dune) (February 9, 2014; image transformed to Earth-like atmospheric view, original image (https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/spaceimages/details.php?id=PIA17944) ). NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS - http://photojournal.jpl.nasa.gov/jpeg/PIA17944.jpg PIA17944: Curiosity's Color View of Martian Dune After Crossing...

Duration:00:07:04

96: Biden paints himself into a place where he’s the only candidate for Joe Biden @LizPeek

5/26/2020
Image: This illustration of a ward from OSHA (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Occupational_Safety_and_Health_Administration) demonstrates several aspects of isolation: engineering controls (dedicated air ductwork), warning signs and labels (controlled entry), et al. Elizabeth Peek, TheHill and Fox News; in re: For vice-presdential candidate, Val Deming of Florida; or Kamela Harris; or Stacey Abrams, whom I consider to be toxic; hat is, many have found her to be truly offensive. Klobuchar is...

Duration:00:06:34

95: Markets look over the valley of the lockdown to recovery in the 3d and 4th quarters. @LizPeek

5/26/2020
Image: One vision: "The valley of the shadow of death" Crimean War photograph. Dirt road in ravine scattered with cannonballs. 27.6 × 34.9 cm (10 7/8 × 13 3/4 in.), salted paper print. Victoria and Albert Museum, London. Elizabeth Peek, TheHill and Fox News; in re: The buoyant mood of the markets. Anticipating what? Deaths. Governors’ demanding to stay closed. Europe nervous. All fifty states are coming back to life; and a lot of data showing depressed hospitality and travel but good number...

Duration:00:13:10