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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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U.S.S. Utah (BB-31) at Pearl Harbor. Ken W. Sayers.

12/8/2019
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(Photo: Utah being painted as her 1941 overhaul nears completion. USN - Official U.S. Navy photo NH-71234 (http://www.history.navy.mil/our-collections/photography/us-navy-ships/battleships/utah-bb-31/NH-71234.html) from the U.S. Navy Naval History and Heritage Command (http://www.history.navy.mil/) The U.S. Navy training ship USS Utah (AG-16) at the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, Bremerton, Washington (USA), 18 August 1941. She has been rearmed and partially repainted into Measure 1 camouflage....

Duration:00:10:55

1/2 Nomonhan, 1939: The Red Army's Victory that Shaped World War II, by Stuart D. Goldman

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Image: Nomonhan, by Stuart D Goldman Nomonhan, 1939: The Red Army's Victory that Shaped World War II, by Stuart D. Goldman (https://www.amazon.com/Stuart-D-Goldman/e/B006IM7TLW/ref=dp_byline_cont_all_1) ; with John FitzGibbon (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_all_2?ie=UTF8&search-alias=&field-keywords=John+FitzGibbon) as 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 –...

Duration:00:11:51

2/2 Nomonhan, 1939: The Red Army's Victory that Shaped World War II, by Stuart D. Goldman

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Image: May 11, 1939, a small Mongolian cavalry unit was driven out as it searched for grazing lands for its horses. Enraged, it returned days later to reclaim the territory. Nomonhan, 1939: The Red Army's Victory that Shaped World War II, by Stuart D. Goldman (https://www.amazon.com/Stuart-D-Goldman/e/B006IM7TLW/ref=dp_byline_cont_all_1) ; with John FitzGibbon (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_all_2?ie=UTF8&search-alias=&field-keywords=John+FitzGibbon) as narrator. Audible Studios...

Duration:00:10:02

1/4 Countdown to Pearl Harbor: The Twelve Days to the Attack, by Steve Twomey

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Image: Colored lithograph (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lithograph) of Washington Navy Yard, circa 1862. Countdown to Pearl Harbor: The Twelve Days to the Attack, by Steve Twomey (https://www.amazon.com/Steve-Twomey/e/B01M9JM75R/ref=dp_byline_cont_all_1) ; with Holter Graham (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_all_2?ie=UTF8&search-alias=&field-keywords=Holter+Graham) as narrator. Simon & Schuster Audio...

Duration:00:11:16

2/4 Countdown to Pearl Harbor: The Twelve Days to the Attack, by Steve Twomey

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Image: In Vladivostok, the Cruiser Varyag in Golden Horn Bay. In late July 1937, the Asiatic Fleet's commander-in-chief, Admiral Harry E. Yarnell, took his flagship, the heavy cruiser Augusta (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Augusta_(CA-31)) , to the Soviet Union's main naval base in the Pacific, Vladivostok, along with four of the fleet's destroyers. The visit, urged by the Soviet government, was an attempt to display solidarity between the Soviet Union and the United States in the face...

Duration:00:08:50

3/4 Countdown to Pearl Harbor: The Twelve Days to the Attack, by Steve Twomey

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Image: Photograph taken from a Japanese plane during the torpedo attack on ships moored on both sides of Ford Island shortly after the beginning of the Pearl Harbor attack. View looks about east, with the supply depot, submarine base and fuel tank farm in the right center distance. A torpedo has just hit USS West Virginia on the far side of Ford Island (center). Other battleships moored nearby are (from left): Nevada, Arizona, Tennessee (inboard of West Virginia), Oklahoma (torpedoed and...

Duration:00:14:27

4/4 Countdown to Pearl Harbor: The Twelve Days to the Attack, by Steve Twomey

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Image: USS Bremerton (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Bremerton_(SSN-698)) , USS Louisville (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Louisville_(SSN-724)) and USS Cheyenne (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Cheyenne_(SSN-773)) at the submarine base, in April 2018 Countdown to Pearl Harbor: The Twelve Days to the Attack, by Steve Twomey (https://www.amazon.com/Steve-Twomey/e/B01M9JM75R/ref=dp_byline_cont_all_1) ; with Holter Graham...

Duration:00:07:26

1/4 Japan 1941: Countdown to Infamy, by Eri Hotta |

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Image: Emperor Hirohito. Public domain Japan 1941: Countdown to Infamy, by Eri Hotta (https://www.amazon.com/Eri-Hotta/e/B001KD4YNA/ref=dp_byline_cont_all_1) ; with Laural Merlington (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_all_2?ie=UTF8&search-alias=&field-keywords=Laural+Merlington) as narrator. Tantor Audio (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_all_3?ie=UTF8&search-alias=&field-keywords=Tantor+Audio) is publisher....

Duration:00:12:49

2/4 Japan 1941: Countdown to Infamy, by Eri Hotta |

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Image: Hideki Tojo. This image is a work of a U.S. Army soldier or employee, taken or made as part of that person's official duties. As a work of the U.S. federal government, the image is in the public domain. Japan 1941: Countdown to Infamy, by Eri Hotta (https://www.amazon.com/Eri-Hotta/e/B001KD4YNA/ref=dp_byline_cont_all_1) ; with Laural Merlington (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_all_2?ie=UTF8&search-alias=&field-keywords=Laural+Merlington) as narrator. Tantor Audio...

Duration:00:07:15

3/4 Japan 1941: Countdown to Infamy, by Eri Hotta |

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Image: Japanese soldiers creeping in front of wrecked Soviet tanks, Nomonhan (Battle of Khalkhin Gol). Public domain. Japan 1941: Countdown to Infamy, by Eri Hotta (https://www.amazon.com/Eri-Hotta/e/B001KD4YNA/ref=dp_byline_cont_all_1) ; with Laural Merlington (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_all_2?ie=UTF8&search-alias=&field-keywords=Laural+Merlington) as narrator. Tantor Audio (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_all_3?ie=UTF8&search-alias=&field-keywords=Tantor+Audio) is...

Duration:00:15:20

4/4 Japan 1941: Countdown to Infamy, by Eri Hotta |

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Image: View of Edo (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edo) , from a 17th-century screen painting. Japan 1941: Countdown to Infamy, by Eri Hotta (https://www.amazon.com/Eri-Hotta/e/B001KD4YNA/ref=dp_byline_cont_all_1) ; with Laural Merlington (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_all_2?ie=UTF8&search-alias=&field-keywords=Laural+Merlington) as narrator. Tantor Audio (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_all_3?ie=UTF8&search-alias=&field-keywords=Tantor+Audio) is publisher....

Duration:00:06:43

Sydney and Violet: 1 of 4: Their Life with T.S. Eliot, Proust, Joyce and the Excruciatingly Irascible Wyndham Lewis Hardcover – Deckle Edge, September 3, 2013 by Stephen Klaidman (Author)

12/7/2019
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Photo: Wyndham Lewis (1882–1957) Title A Canadian Gun-pit Object typepaintingDate1918Mediumoil on canvasDimensionsHeight: 363.2 cm (11.9 ft); Width: 304.8 cm (10 ft) Collection National Gallery of Canada Accession number 8356 Object history1921: transferred to National Art Gallery from Canadian War Memorials collection Exhibition historyCanada War Memorials Exhibition, Burlington House, London, January 1919–February 1919References described at URL:...

Duration:00:10:37

Sydney and Violet: 2 of 4: Their Life with T.S. Eliot, Proust, Joyce and the Excruciatingly Irascible Wyndham Lewis Hardcover – Deckle Edge, September 3, 2013 by Stephen Klaidman (Author)

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Photo: English: Drawing of Aldous Huxley. Date1929 SourceAldous Huxley: A Man of Two Minds by William Leon Smyser. The Sphere Newspaper. October 12, 1929. AuthorDrawing by Eric Pape (1870-1938). This work is in the public domain in its country of origin and other countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 70 years or fewer. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Sydney and Violet: 2 of 4: Their Life with...

Duration:00:09:27

Sydney and Violet: 3 of 4: Their Life with T.S. Eliot, Proust, Joyce and the Excruciatingly Irascible Wyndham Lewis Hardcover – Deckle Edge, September 3, 2013 by Stephen Klaidman (Author)

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Photo: Fiat is an Italian make, but this postcard was mailed by their agent in Paris in 1905. Advertising postcard. Fecha 20 de noviembre de 2011, 15:22 Fuente 1905 Fiat 24-32 HP Tonneau Autor Alden Jewell Licencia Este archivo está disponible bajo la licencia Creative Commons Atribución 2.0 Genérica. Eres libre: de compartir – de copiar, distribuir y transmitir el trabajo de remezclar – de adaptar el trabajo Bajo las siguientes condiciones: atribución – Debes otorgar el crédito...

Duration:00:13:20

Sydney and Violet: 4 of 4: Their Life with T.S. Eliot, Proust, Joyce and the Excruciatingly Irascible Wyndham Lewis Hardcover – Deckle Edge, September 3, 2013 by Stephen Klaidman (Author)

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Photo: Français : La Musique à la Mi-Carême à Paris 1905. Date1905 SourceCarte-postale d'époque AuthorC. L. C. Permission (Reusing this file)Domaine public This work is in the public domain in its country of origin and other countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 70 years or fewer. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Sydney and Violet: 4 of 4: Their Life with T.S. Eliot, Proust, Joyce and the...

Duration:00:08:28

The Known Unknowns of the ice giants Uranus and Neptune: 1 of 2: Uranus sideways. Ken Croswell @SkyandTelescope

12/7/2019
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Photo: Uranus: NASA Voyager 2 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Known Unknowns of the ice giants Uranus and Neptune: 1 of 2: Uranus sideways. Ken Croswell @SkyandTelescope

Duration:00:14:31

The Known Unknowns of the ice giants Uranus and Neptune: 2 of 2: Neptune's Rogue Moon Triton. Ken Croswell @SkyandTelescope

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Photo: Neptune NASA Voyager 2 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Known Unknowns of the ice giants Uranus and Neptune: 2 of 2: Neptune's Rogue Moon Triton. Ken Croswell @SkyandTelescope

Duration:00:07:21

New American Civil War: 1 of 2: Congress spies on Congress. Michael Vlahos @JHUWorldCongress

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Photo: Inauguration of President Lincoln. U.S. Capitol dome under construction in background. Print on salted paper. Date | 4 March 1861 Source | Library of Congress CALL NUMBER: LOT 12251, v. 2

Duration:00:12:39

New American Civil War: 2 of 2: Congress spies on Congress. Michael Vlahos @JHUWorldCongress

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Photo: Unknown Title | Inauguration of Mr. Lincoln, March 4, 1861 Description | English: Photograph shows participants and crowd at the first inauguration of President Abraham Lincoln, at the U.S. Capitol, Washington, D.C. Lincoln is standing under the wood canopy, at the front, midway between the left and center posts. His face is in shadow but the white shirt front is visible. (Source: Ostendorf, p. 87) "A distant photograph from a special platform by an unknown photographer, in front of...

Duration:00:07:10

Pacific Watch: 10,000 drug related deaths in the Bay Areas while homeless encampments thrive. Jeff Bliss.

12/7/2019
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Photo: The Golden Gate and Mount Tamalpais in 1900 — from Telegraph Hill in San Francisco, California. Date1900 Source This image is available from the United States Library of Congress's Prints and Photographs division under the digital ID ppmsca.18302. This tag does not indicate the copyright status of the attached work. A normal copyright tag is still required. See Commons:Licensing for more information. ________________________________ العربية | беларуская (тарашкевіца)‎ | čeština |...

Duration:00:10:18