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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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Proto-Brexit: King John: 8 of 8: Treachery and Tyranny in Medieval England: The Road to Magna Carta Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Marc Morris (Author), Ralph Lister (Narrator), Tantor Audio (Publisher)

11/17/2019
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Photo: Jurist (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jurist) Edward Coke (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edward_Coke) made extensive political use of Magna Carta. attributed to Thomas Athow, after Unknown artist, after Cornelius Johnson - http://i51.photobucket.com/albums/f360/larig2/Edward_cokecopy.jpg Sir Edward Coke (1552-1634), 12 3/4 in. x 9 in. (324 mm x 229 mm), More information (http://www.npg.org.uk/collections/search/portrait.php?LinkID=mp68603&page=3&rNo=21&role=sit) Permission details...

Duration:00:08:53

Proto-Brexit: King John: 6 of 8: Treachery and Tyranny in Medieval England: The Road to Magna Carta Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Marc Morris (Author), Ralph Lister (Narrator), Tantor Audio (Publisher)

11/17/2019
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Photo: 1297 version of the Great Charter, on display in the National Archives Building (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Archives_Building) in Washington, D.C. (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Washington,_D.C.) Uploaded by J.delanoy (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:J.delanoy) . - http://www.rarebookreview.com/wp-content/uploads/2007/09/07-magna-carta_for-email.jpg. The 1297 version of Magna Carta (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Magna_Carta) , one of four originals of the document....

Duration:00:09:10

Proto-Brexit: King John: 5 of 8: Treachery and Tyranny in Medieval England: The Road to Magna Carta Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Marc Morris (Author), Ralph Lister (Narrator), Tantor Audio (Publisher)

11/17/2019
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Photo: The 1225 version of Magna Carta issued by Henry III (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_III_of_England) , held in the National Archives (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_National_Archives_(United_Kingdom)) Originally uploaded by Oldie (https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?title=User:Oldie&action=edit&redlink=1) . - Retrieved from [1] (https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/archive/e/ee/20080317012813!Magna_Carta_%28British_Library_Cotton_MS_Augustus_II.106%29.jpg) . The...

Duration:00:10:22

Proto-Brexit: King John: 7 of 8: Treachery and Tyranny in Medieval England: The Road to Magna Carta Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Marc Morris (Author), Ralph Lister (Narrator), Tantor Audio (Publisher)

11/17/2019
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Photo: Magna carta cum statutis angliae (Great Charter with English Statutes), early 14th-century Unknown. - [3] (https://www.loc.gov/exhibits/world/images/s68p1.jpg) ; uploaded by John Vandenberg (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:John_Vandenberg) on 21 August 2007. The Magna Carta (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Magna_Carta) from Magna Charta cum Statutis Angliae (Great Charter with English Statutes), a miniature manuscript book of English statutes on vellum with capitals in red and...

Duration:00:13:31

Proto-Brexit: King John: 4 of 8: Treachery and Tyranny in Medieval England: The Road to Magna Carta Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Marc Morris (Author), Ralph Lister (Narrator), Tantor Audio (Publisher)

11/17/2019
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Photo: The Charter of the Forest, 1217, held by the British Library 13th century original is anonymous; photograph by British Library - http://www.bl.uk/collection-items/the-forest-charter-of-1225 Additional Charter 24712. Released under British Library copyright statement "Public Domain Mark 1.0" at https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/mark/1.0/, see http://www.bl.uk/collection-items/the-forest-charter-of-1225 for more details. Public Domain...

Duration:00:08:43

Proto-Brexit: King John: 3 of 8: Treachery and Tyranny in Medieval England: The Road to Magna Carta Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Marc Morris (Author), Ralph Lister (Narrator), Tantor Audio (Publisher)

11/17/2019
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Photo: The Articles of the Barons, 1215, held by the British Library (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/British_Library) 13th original, anonymous; photograph by British Library - http://www.bl.uk/collection-items/the-articles-of-the-barons Additional MS 4838 + seal Released under British Library copyright statement "Public Domain Mark 1.0" at https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/mark/1.0/, see http://www.bl.uk/collection-items/the-articles-of-the-barons for more details. Public Domain...

Duration:00:13:09

Proto-Brexit: King John: 2 of 8: Treachery and Tyranny in Medieval England: The Road to Magna Carta Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Marc Morris (Author), Ralph Lister (Narrator), Tantor Audio (Publisher)

11/17/2019
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Photo: A contemporaneous mural of Pope Innocent III (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pope_Innocent_III) Unknown - Fresco at the cloister Sacro Speco Pope Innocent III (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Pope_Innocent_III) wearing a Y-shaped pallium (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Pallium) . Permission details Public domainView more (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Magna_Carta#) Public Domain (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Innozenz3.jpg) view terms File:Innozenz3.jpg...

Duration:00:09:12

Proto-Brexit: King John: 1 of 8: Treachery and Tyranny in Medieval England: The Road to Magna Carta Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Marc Morris (Author), Ralph Lister (Narrator), Tantor Audio (Publisher)

11/17/2019
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Photo: The Magna Carta (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Magna_Carta) (originally known as the Charter of Liberties) of 1215, written in iron gall ink on parchment in medieval Latin, using standard abbreviations of the period, authenticated with the Great Seal of King John (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/John_of_England) . The original wax seal was lost over the centuries.[1] (http://www.bl.uk/treasures/magnacarta/basics/basics.html) This document is held at the British Library and is...

Duration:00:10:44

1/4 Brave Genius: A Scientist, a Philosopher, and Their Daring Adventures from the French Resistance to the Nobel Prize, by Sean B. Carroll

11/17/2019
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Image: The book, itself. . Brave Genius: A Scientist, a Philosopher, and Their Daring Adventures from the French Resistance to the Nobel Prize, by Sean B. Carroll The never-before-told account of the intersection of some of the most insightful minds of the Twentieth Century, and a fascinating look at how war, resistance, and friendship can catalyze genius. In the spring of 1940, the aspiring but unknown writer Albert Camus and budding scientist Jacques Monod were quietly pursuing ordinary,...

Duration:00:10:38

2/4 Brave Genius: A Scientist, a Philosopher, and Their Daring Adventures from the French Resistance to the Nobel Prize, by Sean B. Carroll

11/17/2019
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Image: Jacques Monod, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1965. Domaine public. Jacques Lucien Monod (February 9, 1910 – May 31, 1976) was a French biochemist (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Biochemistry) who won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nobel_Prize_in_Physiology_or_Medicine) in 1965, sharing it with François Jacob (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fran%C3%A7ois_Jacob) and André Lwoff (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andr%C3%A9_Lwoff) "for their...

Duration:00:09:23

3/4 Brave Genius: A Scientist, a Philosopher, and Their Daring Adventures from the French Resistance to the Nobel Prize, by Sean B. Carroll

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Image: Camus crowning Stockholm's Lucia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St_Lucy%27s_Day#In_the_Nordic_countries) on 13 December 1957, three days after accepting the Nobel Prize in Literature (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nobel_Prize_in_Literature) . Public domain. . Brave Genius: A Scientist, a Philosopher, and Their Daring Adventures from the French Resistance to the Nobel Prize, by Sean B. Carroll . The never-before-told account of the intersection of some of the most insightful minds of...

Duration:00:12:02

4/4 Brave Genius: A Scientist, a Philosopher, and Their Daring Adventures from the French Resistance to the Nobel Prize, by Sean B. Carroll

11/17/2019
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Image: The French flag with the Cross of Lorraine (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cross_of_Lorraine) , emblem of the Free French (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Free_France) . . Brave Genius: A Scientist, a Philosopher, and Their Daring Adventures from the French Resistance to the Nobel Prize, by Sean B. Carroll .. The never-before-told account of the intersection of some of the most insightful minds of the Twentieth Century, and a fascinating look at how war, resistance, and friendship can...

Duration:00:09:50

1/4 No Better Time: The Brief, Remarkable Life of Danny Lewin, the Genius Who Transformed the Internet, by Molly Knight Raskin

11/16/2019
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Image: Daniel Mark Lewin (Hebrew: דניאל "דני" מארק לוין‎; May 14, 1970 – September 11, 2001), sometimes spelled Levin, was an American–Israeli mathematician and entrepreneur who co-founded the internet company Akamai Technologies. A passenger onboard American Airlines Flight 11, he is thought to have been stabbed by one of the hijackers of that flight, and was the first person murdered during the course of the attacks. Photo copyright Akamai Technologies. Fair use. . No Better Time: The...

Duration:00:12:00

2/4 No Better Time: The Brief, Remarkable Life of Danny Lewin, the Genius Who Transformed the Internet, by Molly Knight Raskin

11/16/2019
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Image: The book, itself. . No Better Time: The Brief, Remarkable Life of Danny Lewin, the Genius Who Transformed the Internet;by Molly Knight Raskin No Better Time tells of a young, driven mathematical genius who wrote a set of algorithms that would create a faster, better Internet. It's the story of a beautiful friendship between a loud, irreverent student and his soft-spoken MIT professor, of a husband and father who spent years struggling to make ends meet only to become a billionaire...

Duration:00:07:45

3/4 No Better Time: The Brief, Remarkable Life of Danny Lewin, the Genius Who Transformed the Internet, by Molly Knight Raskin

11/16/2019
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Image: Common network topologies. Public domain. . No Better Time: The Brief, Remarkable Life of Danny Lewin, the Genius Who Transformed the Internet;by Molly Knight Raskin No Better Time tells of a young, driven mathematical genius who wrote a set of algorithms that would create a faster, better Internet. It's the story of a beautiful friendship between a loud, irreverent student and his soft-spoken MIT professor, of a husband and father who spent years struggling to make ends meet only to...

Duration:00:14:46

4/4 No Better Time: The Brief, Remarkable Life of Danny Lewin, the Genius Who Transformed the Internet, by Molly Knight Raskin

11/16/2019
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Image: Jules Naudet (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jules_and_Gedeon_Naudet) filmed the impact of Flight 11 as it crashed into the North Tower of the World Trade Center (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_Trade_Center_(1973-2001)) . Fair use. . No Better Time: The Brief, Remarkable Life of Danny Lewin, the Genius Who Transformed the Internet;by Molly Knight Raskin No Better Time tells of a young, driven mathematical genius who wrote a set of algorithms that would create a faster, better...

Duration:00:07:46

On the Road to Tashkent / Soaring Uzbek exports as local business takes control. Prakash Kejriwal

11/16/2019
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Image: Balls of cotton ready for harvest. Public domain. . Prakash Kejriwal, director, Indorama Corporation Pte Ltd, Singapore; is an enthusiast about blossoming Uzbek improvements. Uzbekistan’s premier-quality cotton acknowledges the global market and prospers. Under the USSR, cotton used to be shipped away; now, 90% of Uzbekistan’s production is utilized domestically for manufacturing finished products.

Duration:00:13:43

On the Road to Tashkent / Uzbeks have been brilliant merchants for millennia; now liberated to succeed again. Prakash Kejriwal

11/16/2019
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Image: A lithograph (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lithography) of two Uzbek Khans (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Khan_(title)) from Afghanistan (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Afghanistan) in 1841. Public domain. . Prakash Kejriwal, director, Indorama Corporation Pte Ltd, Singapore; reminds us that Uzbek culture is entirely familiar with and competent in commerce. It was deprived of the opportunity to practice commerce for decades, but now is developing swiftly and well. It has an excellent...

Duration:00:07:55

On the Road to Tashkent / New Uzbek president does a 180 to reform, replace, stabilize. David Nicholls

11/16/2019
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Image: An earlier (much earlier) conference in Uzbekistan: Saadi Shirazi is welcomed by a youth from Kashgar (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kashgar) during a forum in Bukhara (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bukhara) . Public domain. Double page illustration in late Timurid manuscript of Sa'di's story of "Sa'di and the Youth of Kashgar" in his Gulistan ch 5, story 17 . David Nicholls, CFA; Senior Analyst at East Capital, Russian Federation; based in Moscow, HQ in Stockholm, introduces his firm...

Duration:00:10:49

On the Road to Tashkent / Jailed malfeasants & fresh air in Uzbek courts and capital markets. Ruslanbek K Davletov,

11/16/2019
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Image: Uzbek men from Khiva (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Khiva) , ca. 1861–1880. Public domain. . Ruslanbek K Davletov, Minister of Justice, Republic of Uzbekistan, explains that the Ministry of Justice is at the center of any reform in Uzbekistan these days because reforms are based in the law. We want to open up the market, which is important for the economy. Need the rule of law, a good and stable legal framework, and protections for investors. Need to make the market efficient and...

Duration:00:09:18