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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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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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English


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1/4 The Last Viking: The Life of Roald Amundsen, by Stephen R. Bown.

10/22/2019
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Image: Roald Amundsen in fur. Public domain. . The Last Viking: The Life of Roald Amundsen, by Stephen R. Bown (https://www.amazon.com/Stephen-R-Bown/e/B001HCV3UQ/ref=dp_byline_cont_all_1) . Stephen Hoye (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_all_2?ie=UTF8&search-alias=&field-keywords=Stephen+Hoye) (Narrator), Audible Studios (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_all_3?ie=UTF8&search-alias=&field-keywords=Audible+Studios) (Publisher). Audible Audiobook – Unabridged...

Duration:00:11:22

2/4 The Last Viking: The Life of Roald Amundsen, by Stephen R. Bown.

10/22/2019
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Image: RV Belgica (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RV_Belgica_(1884)) frozen in the ice, 1898. Die Belgica bei der Antarktisexpedition 1897-1899; Frederick Cook (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/en:Frederick_Cook) - http://www.tierradelfuego.org.ar/belgica/barco.htm. Public domain. . The Last Viking: The Life of Roald Amundsen, by Stephen R. Bown (https://www.amazon.com/Stephen-R-Bown/e/B001HCV3UQ/ref=dp_byline_cont_all_1) . Stephen Hoye...

Duration:00:08:23

3/4 The Last Viking: The Life of Roald Amundsen, by Stephen R. Bown.

10/22/2019
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Image: Norwegian flag at the South Pole. Olav Bjaaland (1873–1961) - Project Gutenberg Literary Archive Foundation: De Aarde en haar Volken, Jaargang 1913 (http://www.gutenberg.org/) . Public domain. . The Last Viking: The Life of Roald Amundsen, by Stephen R. Bown (https://www.amazon.com/Stephen-R-Bown/e/B001HCV3UQ/ref=dp_byline_cont_all_1) . Stephen Hoye (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_all_2?ie=UTF8&search-alias=&field-keywords=Stephen+Hoye) (Narrator), Audible Studios...

Duration:00:12:54

4/4 The Last Viking: The Life of Roald Amundsen, by Stephen R. Bown.

10/22/2019
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Image: Antarctica Station South Pole Amundsen-Scott. Permissions*: see below. . The Last Viking: The Life of Roald Amundsen, by Stephen R. Bown (https://www.amazon.com/Stephen-R-Bown/e/B001HCV3UQ/ref=dp_byline_cont_all_1) . Stephen Hoye (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_all_2?ie=UTF8&search-alias=&field-keywords=Stephen+Hoye) (Narrator), Audible Studios (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_all_3?ie=UTF8&search-alias=&field-keywords=Audible+Studios) (Publisher). Audible...

Duration:00:09:03

1/4 Inferno: The World at War, 1939-1945, by Max Hastings. Ralph Cosham (Narrator), Blackstone Audio, Inc. (Publisher). Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B006K66Q42/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_hsch_vapi_taft_p1_i1

10/22/2019
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Image: The Bengal famine of 1943, partially engineered by Winston Churchill: Dead and dying children on a Calcutta street published in the Statesman 22 August 1943. Public domain. . Inferno: The World at War, 1939-1945, by Max Hastings (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_all_1?ie=UTF8&search-alias=&field-keywords=Max+Hastings) . Ralph Cosham (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_all_2?ie=UTF8&search-alias=&field-keywords=Ralph+Cosham) (Narrator), Blackstone Audio, Inc....

Duration:00:10:34

2/4 Inferno: The World at War, 1939-1945, by Max Hastings. Ralph Cosham (Narrator), Blackstone Audio, Inc. (Publisher). Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B006K66Q42/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_hsch_vapi_taft_p1_i1

10/22/2019
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Image: Finland -- offensives of the four Soviet armies from 30 November to 22 December 1939 displayed in red. Public domain. . Inferno: The World at War, 1939-1945, by Max Hastings (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_all_1?ie=UTF8&search-alias=&field-keywords=Max+Hastings) . Ralph Cosham (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_all_2?ie=UTF8&search-alias=&field-keywords=Ralph+Cosham) (Narrator), Blackstone Audio, Inc....

Duration:00:09:18

3/4 Inferno: The World at War, 1939-1945, by Max Hastings. Ralph Cosham (Narrator), Blackstone Audio, Inc. (Publisher). Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B006K66Q42/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_hsch_vapi_taft_p1_i1

10/22/2019
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Image: USS Louisville (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Louisville_(CA-28)) is struck by a Mitsubishi Ki-51 (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mitsubishi_Ki-51) kamikaze at the Battle of Lingayen Gulf (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Lingayen_Gulf) , 6 January 1945. Public domain. . Inferno: The World at War, 1939-1945, by Max Hastings (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_all_1?ie=UTF8&search-alias=&field-keywords=Max+Hastings) . Ralph Cosham...

Duration:00:12:54

4/4 Inferno: The World at War, 1939-1945, by Max Hastings. Ralph Cosham (Narrator), Blackstone Audio, Inc. (Publisher). Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B006K66Q42/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_hsch_vapi_taft_p1_i1

10/22/2019
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Image: The diary of Tanya Savicheva, a girl of 11, her notes about starvation and deaths of her sister, then grandmother, then brother, then uncle, then another uncle, then mother. The last three notes say "Savichevs died," "Everyone died" and "Only Tanya is left." She died of progressive dystrophy shortly after the siege. Her diary was used by the prosecution at the Nuremberg trials. Public domain. . Inferno: The World at War, 1939-1945, by Max Hastings...

Duration:00:08:59

Tough Without a Gun: 2 of 2: The Life and Extraordinary Afterlife of Humphrey Bogart (Thorndike Press Large Print Biography Series) Hardcover – Large Print, May 25, 2011

10/22/2019
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Photo: Humphrey Bogart in American noir film The Maltese Falcon (1941). See also film still (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/en:Film_still) . No copyright notice. Date | 1941 Source | Source (https://www.ebay.com/itm/HUMPHREY-BOGART-great-iconic-8x10-still-THE-MALTESE-FALCON-c709/312709759515?hash=item48cef4421b:g:qkUAAOSwVcFdNrfG) Author | Warner Bros. Permission (Reusing this file (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:Reusing_content_outside_Wikimedia) ) | The photo has no copyright...

Duration:00:08:37

Tough Without a Gun: 1 of 2: The Life and Extraordinary Afterlife of Humphrey Bogart (Thorndike Press Large Print Biography Series) Hardcover – Large Print, May 25, 2011

10/22/2019
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Photo: Humphrey_Bogart_and_Sydney_Greenstreet_in_Casablanca_crop.jpg (https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/8/89/Humphrey_Bogart_and_Sydney_Greenstreet_in_Casablanca_crop.jpg) ‏(570 × 442 بكسل حجم الفايل: 102 كيلوبايت، نوع MIME: image/jpeg) الملف دا من ويكيميديا كومنز و ممكن تستعمله المشاريع التانيه. الوصف بتاعه صفحة وصف الملف (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Humphrey_Bogart_and_Sydney_Greenstreet_in_Casablanca_crop.jpg) هناك معروض تحت.. وصف | This screenshot shows Sydney...

Duration:00:11:11

1/4 Safe Is Not an Option, by Rand E. Simberg

10/21/2019
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Image: Astronaut Dale A. Gardner (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dale_Gardner) , having just completed the major portion of his second extravehicular activity (EVA) period in three days, holds up a "For Sale" sign referring to the two satellites, Palapa B-2 and Westar 6 that they retrieved from orbit after their Payload Assist Modules (PAM) failed to fire. Astronaut Joseph P. Allen, IV, who also participated in the two EVAs, is reflected in Gardner's helmet visor. A portion of each of two...

Duration:00:10:27

2/4 Safe Is Not an Option, by Rand E. Simberg

10/21/2019
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Image: An artist's conception of a human Mars base, with a cutaway revealing an interior horticultural area. NASA Ames Research Center. Public domain. . Safe Is Not an Option,by Rand E. Simberg (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_book_1?ie=UTF8&field-author=Rand+E.+Simberg&text=Rand+E.+Simberg&sort=relevancerank&search-alias=books) (Author), William Simon...

Duration:00:09:41

3/4 Safe Is Not an Option, by Rand E. Simberg

10/21/2019
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Image: This high-resolution image of the Hubble Ultra Deep Field (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hubble_Ultra_Deep_Field) includes galaxies of various ages, sizes, shapes, and colors. The smallest, reddest galaxies are some of the most distant galaxies to have been imaged by an optical telescope. NASA and the European Space Agency. Public domain. . Safe Is Not an Option, by Rand E. Simberg...

Duration:00:11:31

4/4 Safe Is Not an Option, by Rand E. Simberg

10/21/2019
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Image: Dust is one concern for Mars missions. NASA. Public domain. . Safe Is Not an Option,by Rand E. Simberg (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_book_1?ie=UTF8&field-author=Rand+E.+Simberg&text=Rand+E.+Simberg&sort=relevancerank&search-alias=books) (Author), William Simon (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_book_2?ie=UTF8&field-author=William+Simon&text=William+Simon&sort=relevancerank&search-alias=books) (Editor), Ed Lu...

Duration:00:10:29

1/4 Zumwalt: The Life and Times of Admiral Elmo Russell "Bud" Zumwalt, Jr., by Larry Berman.

10/21/2019
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Image: Admiral Elmo R. Zumwalt, Jr (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elmo_R._Zumwalt,_Jr.) , Public domain. . Zumwalt: The Life and Times of Admiral Elmo Russell "Bud" Zumwalt, Jr., by Larry Berman (https://www.amazon.com/Larry-Berman/e/B001HCU1GS/ref=dp_byline_cont_book_1) (Author). Hardcover – October 9, 2012. https://www.amazon.com/Zumwalt-Life-Times-Admiral-Russell/dp/0061691305/ref=sr_1_3?keywords=zumwalt&qid=1571622810&s=audible&sr=8-3 Zumwalt is a compelling portrait of the controversial...

Duration:00:11:43

2/4 Zumwalt: The Life and Times of Admiral Elmo Russell "Bud" Zumwalt, Jr., by Larry Berman (Author).

10/21/2019
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Image: The Zumwalt-class guided-missile destroyer DDG 1000 (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Zumwalt_(DDG-1000)) is floated out of dry dock at the General Dynamics Bath Iron Works shipyard. The ship, the first of three Zumwalt-class destroyers, will provide independent forward presence and deterrence, support special operations forces and operate as part of joint and combined expeditionary forces. The lead ship and class are named in honor of former Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Elmo R....

Duration:00:08:10

3/4 Zumwalt: The Life and Times of Admiral Elmo Russell "Bud" Zumwalt, Jr., by Larry Berman.

10/21/2019
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Image: A Japanese river gunboat (here, Toba). After the cessation of hostilities in August 1945, until December 8 of that year, he commanded (as prize crew officer) HIMJS Ataka, a 1200-ton Japanese river gunboat with two hundred officers and men. In that capacity he took the first ship flying the United States flag since the outbreak of World War II up the Whangpoo River to Shanghai. There, they helped to restore order and assisted in disarming the Japanese. . Zumwalt: The Life and Times of...

Duration:00:12:00

4/4 Zumwalt: The Life and Times of Admiral Elmo Russell "Bud" Zumwalt, Jr., by Larry Berman.

10/21/2019
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Image: Badge of the USS Zumwalt. Public domain. . Zumwalt: The Life and Times of Admiral Elmo Russell "Bud" Zumwalt, Jr., by Larry Berman (https://www.amazon.com/Larry-Berman/e/B001HCU1GS/ref=dp_byline_cont_book_1) (Author). Hardcover – October 9, 2012. https://www.amazon.com/Zumwalt-Life-Times-Admiral-Russell/dp/0061691305/ref=sr_1_3?keywords=zumwalt&qid=1571622810&s=audible&sr=8-3 Zumwalt is a compelling portrait of the controversial military man who is widely regarded as the founder of...

Duration:00:09:47

Once Upon a Time the Maritime Silk Road: 2 of 2: @AndrewLawler @ScienceMagazine

10/21/2019
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Photo: Illustration from William Strang's Sinbad the sailor and Ali Baba and the forty thieves William Strang (1859-1921) - Sinbad the sailor and Ali Baba and the forty thieves, Lawrence & Bullen, London, 1896 Arabian Nights illustration Public Domain (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:William-Strang-Sindbad-AliBaba-titlepage.JPG) File:William-Strang-Sindbad-AliBaba-titlepage.JPG Created: 2012-10-22 12:27:50 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules...

Duration:00:10:29

Once Upon a Time the Maritime Silk Road: 1 of 2: @AndrewLawler @ScienceMagazine

10/21/2019
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Photo: Sindbad's fifth voyage Gustave Doré (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/en:Gustave_Dor%C3%A9) - [1] (http://www.magasinpittoresque.be/La-gravure/gravures/Galland/Gustave-Dore-05.htm) An episode from the 5th voyage of Sinbad the Sailor in the "One Thousand and One Nights". Illustration from "Les Mille et une nuits", par Galland - Paris, 1865. Permission details PD because of ageView more (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sinbad_the_Sailor#) Public Domain...

Duration:00:11:42