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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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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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1/12 Wilson, by A. Scott Berg. Scott Berg traces the rise of Woodrow Wilson, his decline, and 'the greatest conspiracy that had ever engulfed the White House.'

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Image: Woodrow Wilson, c. mid-1870s. Public domain. Paris Peace Conference League of Nations Treaty of Versailles Treaty of Saint-Germain-en-Laye Treaty of Neuilly-sur-Seine Treaty of Trianon Treaty of Sèvres . Wilson, by A. Scott Berg. Scott Berg traces the rise of Woodrow Wilson, his decline and 'the greatest conspiracy that had ever engulfed the White House.' Until he was 55, he had never run for public office. Indeed, he was merely the silver-tongued head of a small university campus in...

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2/12 Wilson, by A. Scott Berg. Scott Berg traces the rise of Woodrow Wilson, his decline, and 'the greatest conspiracy that had ever engulfed the White House.'

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Image: Wilson giving his first State of the Union address, the first such address since 1801. Public domain. . Wilson, by A. Scott Berg. Scott Berg traces the rise of Woodrow Wilson, his decline and 'the greatest conspiracy that had ever engulfed the White House.' Until he was 55, he had never run for public office. Indeed, he was merely the silver-tongued head of a small university campus in a quiet New Jersey town. Two years later, in November 1912, after less than two years' (658 days')...

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3/12 Wilson, by A. Scott Berg. Scott Berg traces the rise of Woodrow Wilson, his decline, and 'the greatest conspiracy that had ever engulfed the White House.'

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Image: In a 1913 cartoon, Wilson primes the economic pump with tariff, currency and antitrust laws. Public domain. . Wilson, by A. Scott Berg. Scott Berg traces the rise of Woodrow Wilson, his decline and 'the greatest conspiracy that had ever engulfed the White House.' Until he was 55, he had never run for public office. Indeed, he was merely the silver-tongued head of a small university campus in a quiet New Jersey town. Two years later, in November 1912, after less than two years' (658...

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4/12 Wilson, by A. Scott Berg. Scott Berg traces the rise of Woodrow Wilson, his decline, and 'the greatest conspiracy that had ever engulfed the White House.'

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Image: In the 17th century, mirrors were among the most expensive items to possess at the time; here, the Versailles Hall of Mirrors, where Wilson met with the British Prime Minister, David Lloyd George; the French Prime Minister, Georges Clemenceau, and the Italian Prime Minister, Vittorio Emanuele Orlando. These are gilded, sculptured guéridons that had been commissioned to replace part of the silver furniture melted in 1689 to finance the War of the League of Augsburg. . Wilson, by A....

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5/12 Wilson, by A. Scott Berg. Scott Berg traces the rise of Woodrow Wilson, his decline, and 'the greatest conspiracy that had ever engulfed the White House.'

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Image: Quotation from Woodrow Wilson's History of the American People as reproduced in the film The Birth of a Nation (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Birth_of_a_Nation) . Public domain. . Wilson, by A. Scott Berg. Scott Berg traces the rise of Woodrow Wilson, his decline and 'the greatest conspiracy that had ever engulfed the White House.' Until he was 55, he had never run for public office. Indeed, he was merely the silver-tongued head of a small university campus in a quiet New Jersey...

Duration:00:12:48

6/12 Wilson, by A. Scott Berg. Scott Berg traces the rise of Woodrow Wilson, his decline, and 'the greatest conspiracy that had ever engulfed the White House.'

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Image: Wilson and "Jingo," the American War Dog. The editorial cartoon ridicules jingoes baying for war. Public domain. . Wilson, by A. Scott Berg. Scott Berg traces the rise of Woodrow Wilson, his decline and 'the greatest conspiracy that had ever engulfed the White House.' Until he was 55, he had never run for public office. Indeed, he was merely the silver-tongued head of a small university campus in a quiet New Jersey town. Two years later, in November 1912, after less than two years'...

Duration:00:07:51

7/12 Wilson, by A. Scott Berg. Scott Berg traces the rise of Woodrow Wilson, his decline, and 'the greatest conspiracy that had ever engulfed the White House.'

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Image: "THE WOMAN CITIZEN" GOVERNOR WOODROW WILSON, DEMOCRATIC NOMINEE FOR PRESIDENT, AND HIS FAMILY. By courtesy of the Newark Star. Copyright, 1910, by the Newark Advertiser Publishing Company. Public domain. . Wilson, by A. Scott Berg. Scott Berg traces the rise of Woodrow Wilson, his decline and 'the greatest conspiracy that had ever engulfed the White House.' Until he was 55, he had never run for public office. Indeed, he was merely the silver-tongued head of a small university campus...

Duration:00:13:32

8/12 Wilson, by A. Scott Berg. Scott Berg traces the rise of Woodrow Wilson, his decline, and 'the greatest conspiracy that had ever engulfed the White House.'

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Image: Women workers in ordnance shops, Pennsylvania, 1918. Public domain. . Wilson, by A. Scott Berg. Scott Berg traces the rise of Woodrow Wilson, his decline and 'the greatest conspiracy that had ever engulfed the White House.' Until he was 55, he had never run for public office. Indeed, he was merely the silver-tongued head of a small university campus in a quiet New Jersey town. Two years later, in November 1912, after less than two years' (658 days') public service, he was elected to...

Duration:00:08:49

9/12 Wilson, by A. Scott Berg. Scott Berg traces the rise of Woodrow Wilson, his decline, and 'the greatest conspiracy that had ever engulfed the White House.'

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Image: British memorandum on Palestine ahead of the Peace Conference, 1919. Public domain. . Wilson, by A. Scott Berg. Scott Berg traces the rise of Woodrow Wilson, his decline and 'the greatest conspiracy that had ever engulfed the White House.' Until he was 55, he had never run for public office. Indeed, he was merely the silver-tongued head of a small university campus in a quiet New Jersey town. Two years later, in November 1912, after less than two years' (658 days') public service, he...

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10/12 Wilson, by A. Scott Berg. Scott Berg traces the rise of Woodrow Wilson, his decline, and 'the greatest conspiracy that had ever engulfed the White House.'

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Image: The League of Nations mandates (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/League_of_Nations_mandate) . Public domain. . Wilson, by A. Scott Berg. Scott Berg traces the rise of Woodrow Wilson, his decline and 'the greatest conspiracy that had ever engulfed the White House.' Until he was 55, he had never run for public office. Indeed, he was merely the silver-tongued head of a small university campus in a quiet New Jersey town. Two years later, in November 1912, after less than two years' (658...

Duration:00:09:48

11/12 Wilson, by A. Scott Berg. Scott Berg traces the rise of Woodrow Wilson, his decline, and 'the greatest conspiracy that had ever engulfed the White House.'

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Image: Johannes Bell (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johannes_Bell) of Germany is portrayed signing the peace treaties on 28 June 1919 in The Signing of Peace in the Hall of Mirrors (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Signing_of_Peace_in_the_Hall_of_Mirrors) by Sir William Orpen (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sir_William_Orpen) . Imperial War Museum, London. Public domain. A view of the interior of the Hall of Mirrors at Versailles, with the heads of state sitting and standing before a long...

Duration:00:16:10

12/12 Wilson, by A. Scott Berg. Scott Berg traces the rise of Woodrow Wilson, his decline, and 'the greatest conspiracy that had ever engulfed the White House.'

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Image: U.S. President Woodrow Wilson's 1919 Pierce Arrow "Series 15," which resides in his hometown of Staunton, Virginia. Public domain. . Wilson, by A. Scott Berg. Scott Berg traces the rise of Woodrow Wilson, his decline and 'the greatest conspiracy that had ever engulfed the White House.' Until he was 55, he had never run for public office. Indeed, he was merely the silver-tongued head of a small university campus in a quiet New Jersey town. Two years later, in November 1912, after less...

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Ghost on the Throne: 1 of 2: The Death of Alexander the Great and the Bloody Fight for His Empire Kindle Edition. by James Romm (Author)

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Photo: Description | Deutsch: s.o. Date | 1900 Source | https://www.flickr.com/photos/alexandria_eg/2158739367/in/photostream/ Author | Unknown Permission (Reusing this file (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:Reusing_content_outside_Wikimedia) ) | public domain http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Ghost on the Throne: 1 of 2: The Death of Alexander the Great and the Bloody Fight for His Empire Kindle Edition. by James...

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Ghost on the Throne: 2 of 2: The Death of Alexander the Great and the Bloody Fight for His Empire Kindle Edition. by James Romm (Author)

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Photo: English: Title: Egyptian views; Alexandria (Iskanderiye). The harbor of AlexandriaAbstract/medium: G. Eric and Edith Matson Photograph CollectionPhysical description: 1 negative : Date | 1900 Source | Library of CongressCatalog: https://www.loc.gov/pictures/collection/matpc/item/mpc2010000616/PPOriginal url: https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/matpc.15117 Author | Matson Collection Permission (Reusing this file (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:Reusing_content_outside_Wikimedia) ) |...

Duration:00:11:07

Sen Warren confused about Medicare for all; with Richard Epstein

11/13/2019
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Image: Mandrake (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mandrake) (written 'ΜΑΝΔΡΑΓΟΡΑ' in Greek capitals). Naples Dioscurides (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Naples_Dioscurides) , 7th century. Public domain. . Richard Epstein, Chicago Law, New York Law, Hoover Institution, lays bare the realities of Medicare fraud. The classical liberal and the libertarian. Taxation, commerce, and liberty & property: a huge transformation [in the 1930s]. Sen Warren has put forth a Medicare for all proposal: first,...

Duration:00:13:53

“The power to tax is the power to destroy.”—Dan’l Webster; with Richard Epstein.

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Image: Pieter Brueghel the Younger (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pieter_Brueghel_the_Younger) , The tax collector's office, 1640. Public domain. . Richard Epstein, Chicago Law, New York Law, Hoover Institution, animatedly explains taxes. Elizabeth Warren’s proposal takes on the richest people in the Solar System, the billionaires: a 6% wealth tax on everyone whose resources exceed a million dollars. “The power to tax is the power to destroy.” She thinks you can double revenue by doubling...

Duration:00:06:05

A new Little Ice Age; ancient asteroids visit; the US meets its marks—with Robert Zimmerman

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Image: The Frozen Thames, 1677, by Abraham Hondius (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/en:Abraham_Hondius) . Public domain. . Robert Zimmerman, BehindtheBlack,com, shines a light on the mysterious asteroids Ryugu and Benu, both rubble piles, carboneaceous chondrites, thought to come from the very beginnings of our Solar System. The many categories don't yet make much sense to us. Benu has “had frequent outbursts.” May hit Earth in the last quarter of the 21st Century. Osiris Rex is the probe to...

Duration:00:14:06

Brilliant Starlink. NASA chutes sort of work; overall costs: how much ya got? Robert Zimmerman

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Image: Starlink constellation, phase 1, first orbital shell: approximately 1,600 satellites at 550 km altitude. Fair use. . Robert Zimmerman, BehindtheBlack,com, on the Boeing Starliner. On the cold war between governmental and private space. NASA needs crew capsules to take astronauts to ISS; Boeing and SpaceX are both getting close to manned missions. Boeing completed its parachute test: simulated what would happen if the rocket below was having a problem; it worked — except: of the three...

Duration:00:08:04

1/4 The Plot Against the President: The True Story of How Congressman Devin Nunes Uncovered the Biggest Political Scandal in U.S. History, by Lee Smith @DevinNunes Kindle Edition

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Image: Seal of the Central Intelligence Agency of the United States Government. Public domain. . The Plot Against the President: The True Story of How Congressman Devin Nunes Uncovered the Biggest Political Scandal in U.S. History, by Lee Smith (https://www.amazon.com/Lee-Smith/e/B0024JCXVE/ref=dp_byline_cont_ebooks_1) Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07MFKR1KN/ref=chrt_bk_sd_nf_1_ci_lp The superb investigative journalist Lee Smith uses his unprecedented access to Congressman Devin...

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2/4 The Plot Against the President: The True Story of How Congressman Devin Nunes Uncovered the Biggest Political Scandal in U.S. History, by Lee Smith @DevinNunes Kindle Edition

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Image: The badge of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Federal_Bureau_of_Investigation) . Public domain. . The Plot Against the President: The True Story of How Congressman Devin Nunes Uncovered the Biggest Political Scandal in U.S. History, by Lee Smith (https://www.amazon.com/Lee-Smith/e/B0024JCXVE/ref=dp_byline_cont_ebooks_1) Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07MFKR1KN/ref=chrt_bk_sd_nf_1_ci_lp The superb investigative journalist Lee Smith uses his...

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