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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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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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Existential election in vulnerable Dominica. Gregory Copley, Defense and Foreign Affairs

11/20/2019
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Photo: Authors: Aspinall, Algernon E. [from old catalog] (https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookauthorAspinall__Algernon_E___from_old_catalog_) Subjects: Publisher: Chicago, New York, Rand, McNally & company (https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookpublisherChicago__New_York__Rand__McNally___company) Contributing Library: The Library of Congress...

Duration:00:09:42

The Spy Who Changed History: 1 of 4: The Untold Story of How the Soviet Union Won the Race for America's Top Secrets Hardcover by Svetlana Lokhova @RealSLokhova

11/19/2019
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Photo: Curtiss-Wright Travel Air CW-12Q (G-AAOK) at the Great Vintage Flying Weekend rally at Cotswold Airport, Kemble, Gloucestershire, England. Adrian Pingstone (Arpingstone (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Arpingstone) ) - Own work Public Domain (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Curtiss_travel_air_cw-12q_g-aaok_arp.jpg) File:Curtiss travel air cw-12q g-aaok arp.jpg Created: 30 April 2009 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter:...

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The Spy Who Changed History: 2 of 4: The Untold Story of How the Soviet Union Won the Race for America's Top Secrets Hardcover by Svetlana Lokhova @RealSLokhova

11/19/2019
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Photo: Curtiss-Wright Travel Air CW-12Q (G-AAOK) at the Great Vintage Flying Weekend rally at Cotswold Airport, Kemble, Gloucestershire, England. Adrian Pingstone (Arpingstone (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Arpingstone) ) - Own work Public Domain (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Curtiss_travel_air_cw-12q_g-aaok_arp.jpg) File:Curtiss travel air cw-12q g-aaok arp.jpg Created: 30 April 2009 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter:...

Duration:00:08:46

The Spy Who Changed History: 3 of 4: The Untold Story of How the Soviet Union Won the Race for America's Top Secrets Hardcover by Svetlana Lokhova @RealSLokhova

11/19/2019
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Photo: Boeing-built B-17Fs, with the clear-view two-piece Plexiglas bombardier's nose. Unknown or not provided - U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/U.S._National_Archives_and_Records_Administration) Public Domain (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:An_Army_sentry_guards_new_B-17_F_(Flying_Fortress)_bombers_at_the_airfield_of_Boeing%27s_Seattle_plant._The_ship_will..._-_NARA_-_196372.jpg) File:An Army sentry guards new B-17 F (Flying...

Duration:00:13:55

The Spy Who Changed History: 4 of 4: The Untold Story of How the Soviet Union Won the Race for America's Top Secrets Hardcover by Svetlana Lokhova @RealSLokhova

11/19/2019
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Photo: Tu4 View author information (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Tu4.jpg) Public Domain (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Tu4.jpg) File:Tu4.jpg Uploaded: 2019-11-10 16:38:35 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Spy Who Changed History: 4 of 4: The Untold Story of How the Soviet Union Won the Race for America's Top Secrets Hardcover by Svetlana Lokhova...

Duration:00:08:04

The markets storm past the search for the Recession. @LizPeek @FoxNews

11/19/2019
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Photo: [Three men at stock quotations kiosk in stock exchange 1908] http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The markets storm past the search for the Recession. @LizPeek @FoxNews https://nypost.com/2019/11/18/the-yield-curve-is-no-longer-signaling-a-recession/

Duration:00:12:32

Last Hurrah for Kamala Harris till 2024. @HoovooverInst

11/19/2019
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Photo:A depiction of Sutter's Fort, as it had appeared in the 1840s. Clipping from: Gleason's Pictorial Drawing Room Companion. Printed (on verso): F. Gleason, publisher and proprietor, Boston, Mass - http://content.cdlib.org/ark:/13030/tf7779p481/?layout=metadata&brand=calisphere Buildings of Sutter's Fort (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sutter%27s_Fort) behind high walls; train of pack mules, horses, and people crossing small bridge over river in foreground. Original caption: View of...

Duration:00:11:09

Swamp Self-Murder & What is to be done? Shake the Money Tree (Martin and Twyla Boundary Book 2) Kindle Edition by Jim McTague (Author)

11/19/2019
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Photo: The partially completed monument, photographed by Mathew Brady (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mathew_Brady) ; circa 1860 Mathew Brady (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/en:Mathew_Brady) - Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division. Brady-Handy Photograph Collection. http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cwpbh.03248. CALL NUMBER: LC-BH823- 2 A

Duration:00:11:17

The Wolf and the Watchman: 1 of 4: A Father a Son and the CIA Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Scott C. Johnson (Author), Jay Snyder (Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher)

11/19/2019
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Photo: General William J. Donovan (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_J._Donovan) reviews Operational Group members in Bethesda, Maryland (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bethesda,_Maryland) prior to their departure for China in 1945. U.S. Office of Strategic Services - Downloaded from http://www.ossog.org/pics_pages/donovan_01.html. General William J. Donovan (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_J._Donovan) reviews the Operational Groups (OGs) at Area F, the Congressional Country Club in...

Duration:00:12:06

The Wolf and the Watchman: 2 of 4: A Father a Son and the CIA Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Scott C. Johnson (Author), Jay Snyder (Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher)

11/19/2019
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Photo: OSS missions and bases in East Asia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/East_Asia) CIA - https://www.cia.gov/library/center-for-the-study-of-intelligence/csi-publications/books-and-monographs/oss/pg_36.jpg/image.jpg at https://www.cia.gov/library/center-for-the-study-of-intelligence/csi-publications/books-and-monographs/oss/art09.htm Office of Strategic Services (OSS), Missions and Bases in East Asia during WWII Permission details This image is a work of a Central Intelligence Agency...

Duration:00:09:32

The Wolf and the Watchman: 3 of 4: A Father a Son and the CIA Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Scott C. Johnson (Author), Jay Snyder (Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher)

11/19/2019
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Photo: OSS 1st Lieutenant George Musulin (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Musulin) behind enemy lines in German-occupied Serbia, as a Chetnik (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chetniks) , during his first mission in November 1943. His second mission was Operation Halyard (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Halyard) . Office of Strategic Services - https://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/oss/pg_2a.jpg George Musulin in 1943. Permission details License: Information presented on this Web...

Duration:00:14:28

The Wolf and the Watchman: 4 of 4: A Father a Son and the CIA Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Scott C. Johnson (Author), Jay Snyder (Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher)

11/19/2019
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Photo: Major league baseball (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Major_league_baseball) player Moe Berg (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moe_Berg) of the Boston Red Sox (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boston_Red_Sox) was an OSS agent Goudey - http://www.vintagecardprices.com/card-profile/44498/1933-Goudey-Moe-Berg-158-Baseball-Card-Value-Prices.htm 1933 Goudey baseball card of Morris "Moe" Berg of the Washington Senators #158. PD-not-renewed Permission details This work is in the public domain...

Duration:00:08:52

1/2 Feathers: The Evolution of a Natural Miracle, by Thor Hanson

11/18/2019
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Image: Feather variations. Public domain. Plumes. Illustré par Adolphe Millot (https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?title=Adolphe_Millot&action=edit&redlink=1) dans Larousse pour tous [1907-1910]. Aigle, Hibou, Goura, Argus, Paon, Autruche, Canard, Dindon, Pintade, Aigrette, Faisan etc. . Feathers: The Evolution of a Natural Miracle, by Thor Hanson (https://www.amazon.com/Thor-Hanson/e/B001IXPR2O/ref=dp_byline_cont_all_1) (Author), with Andy Ingalls...

Duration:00:11:47

2/2 Feathers: The Evolution of a Natural Miracle, by Thor Hanson

11/18/2019
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Image: Mexican featherwork (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mexican_featherwork) painting of Isidore the Laborer (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isidore_the_Laborer) made from duck, hummingbird and canary feathers. This style of painting, popular during the Novohispanic (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Spain) era, integrates featherwork of pre-Hispanic origin with Christian iconography. 18th century, Museo Soumaya (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Museo_Soumaya) . Public domain. . Feathers: The...

Duration:00:09:42

1/2 A Universe from Nothing: Why There Is Something Rather Than Nothing, by Lawrence M. Krauss

11/18/2019
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Image/Cosmology: Scenographia Systematis Copernicani, engraving . A Universe from Nothing: Why There Is Something Rather Than Nothing, by Lawrence M. Krauss (Author, Narrator), Simon Vance (Narrator), Inc. Blackstone Audio (Publisher). Audible Audiobook – Unabridged https://www.amazon.com/Universe-Nothing-There-Something-Rather-dp-B006VPAX3W/dp/B006VPAX3W/ref=mtaudiodownload?_encoding=UTF8&me=&qid=1550113245...

Duration:00:10:16

2/2 A Universe from Nothing: Why There Is Something Rather Than Nothing, by Lawrence M. Krauss

11/18/2019
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Image/Cosmogony: written on this Sumerian tablet are parts of the creation epic Eridu Genesis. (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sumerian_creation_myth) Public domain. . A Universe from Nothing: Why There Is Something Rather Than Nothing, by Lawrence M. Krauss (Author, Narrator), Simon Vance (Narrator), Inc. Blackstone Audio (Publisher). Audible Audiobook – Unabridged...

Duration:00:09:15

1 /2 The Master Switch: The Rise and Fall of Information Empires, by Tim Wu

11/18/2019
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Image: Dropbox traffic infrastructure: Edge network. Dropbox has more than half a billion registered users who together utilize over an exabyte of data (https://blogs.dropbox.com/tech/2016/05/inside-the-magic-pocket/) and petabytes of corresponding metadata. To support all of that, Dropbox has built an extensive network of points of presence (PoPs) around the world, called Edge. Fair use. .. .. .. The Master Switch: The Rise and Fall of Information Empires, by Tim Wu...

Duration:00:09:53

2 /2 The Master Switch: The Rise and Fall of Information Empires, by Tim Wu

11/18/2019
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Image: Thirty-five Years of the Internet, 1969–2004. Stamp of Azerbaijan, 2004. Public domain. .. The Master Switch: The Rise and Fall of Information Empires, by Tim Wu (https://www.amazon.com/Tim-Wu/e/B003A51ISA/ref=dp_byline_cont_all_1) (Author), with Marc Vietor (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_all_2?ie=UTF8&search-alias=&field-keywords=Marc+Vietor) (Narrator), Audible Studios (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_all_3?ie=UTF8&search-alias=&field-keywords=Audible+Studios)...

Duration:00:10:45

Endgame: Bobby Fischer’s Remarkable Rise and Fall—from America’s Brightest Prodigy to the Edge of Madness, by Frank Brady

11/18/2019
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Image: William Lombardy and Bobby Fischer analyzing, with Jack Collins looking on; published in Chess Life, January 1968. Public domain. .. Endgame: Bobby Fischer’s Remarkable Rise and Fall—from America’s Brightest Prodigy to the Edge of Madness, by Frank Brady (https://www.amazon.com/Frank-Brady/e/B001H6WLL2/ref=dp_byline_cont_all_1) (Author), with Ray Porter (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_all_2?ie=UTF8&search-alias=&field-keywords=Ray+Porter) (Narrator), Blackstone Audio, Inc....

Duration:00:18:48

The Lost World of the Old Ones: 1 of 4: Discoveries in the Ancient Southwest 1st Edition. by David Roberts (Author)

11/18/2019
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Photo: View of the Cliff Palace at Mesa Verde (now a national park), Colorado, ca.1900 Photograph of a view of the Cliff Palace at Mesa Verde (now a national park), Colorado, ca.1900. A complex of primitive square houses, made of stones (or adobe), is situated in a large overhanging cave-like recess in the canyon wall. Many of the houses have square windows and several of the houses have holes punctured through their walls. Within the recess and on the canyon walls are carved openings or...

Duration:00:10:36