The John Batchelor Show-logo

The John Batchelor Show

Westwood One

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.
More Information

Location:

New York, NY

Networks:

Westwood One

Description:

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.

Language:

English


Episodes

“A suspended moment, maintaining obsequies as a fig leaf.” Michael Vlahos @JHUWorldCrisis

1/17/2020
More
Image: Funerary dance ritual. A blacksmith carries the dressed body. Kapsiki people, North Cameroon. W.E.A. van Beek (https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Q42792653) - African Studies Centre Leiden (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/en:Afrika-Studiecentrum_Leiden) / The copyright holder of this file, Wouter van Beek, allows anyone to use it for any purpose, provided that the copyright holder is properly attributed. Redistribution, derivative work, commercial use, and all other use is permitted....

Duration:00:12:51

Undermined Constitution; US headed to a long internecine conflict. Michael Vlahos @JHUWorldCrisis

1/17/2020
More
Image: Internecine conflicts — the Hundred Years' War (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hundred_Years%27_War) arose when the English king claimed the French throne. Michael A Vlahos, Johns Hopkins, in re: In the late 1860s,Thaddeus Stevens, head of the ”radical Republicans”; at the apex of his career, he led the impeachment. Democrats wanted to [get rid of him] and overturn the Republican Party. [“After gains in the 1866 election the radicals took control of Reconstruction away from Johnson....

Duration:00:09:08

The fifty year-old must-do-nothing National Environmental Protection Act & How to fix it. @RichardAEostein @HooverInst

1/17/2020
More
Photo: View of White River from Maine Club, Hollister, Missouri (MSA) Collection Name: Mary Alice Hansen Postcard Collection Click here to see entire Collection (http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/mdh_splash/default.asp?coll=hansen) Publisher: Unknown Description: Aerial view of a bend in the White River near Hollister, Missouri. Coverage: United States – Missouri - Taney - Hollister Date: ca. 1910 Rights: Copyright is in the public domain. Credit: Courtesy of Missouri State Archives...

Duration:00:16:04

The fifty year-old must-do-nothing National Environmental Protection Act: 2 of 2: & How to fix it. @RichardAEostein @HooverInst

1/17/2020
More
Photo: English: Southwest along the Little Missouri River Bridge, which carries County Road 139 over the Little Missouri River near Prescott in Clark County, Arkansas, United States. Built in 1910, this camelback Pratt through truss bridge is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. DateJuly 1988 SourceLibrary of Congress, Prints and Photograph Division HAER: ARK,10-OLRO.V,1-7 AuthorJeff Holder Permission (Reusing this file) This image or media file contains material based on a...

Duration:00:07:49

“Some snort to remember, some drink to forget.” Jeff Bliss, Pacific Watch.

1/17/2020
More
Image: A homeless man living in a sewer, c. 1900. Jeff Bliss, Pacific Watch, in re: A parody of the Eagles’s famous song from decades ago, “Hotel California”: this time, a parade of the homeless camped out in California, with no pedestrians, cars going by, trash all around; people wearing blankets and smoking. A line in the revised song: “Some snort to remember, some drink to forget.” All driven by substance abuse; the pols have been treating the symptoms, not the causes of the diseases....

Duration:00:09:49

Huge, majestic wild animal migrations in Greater Yellowstone. Brian Yablonski, @BrianYablonski @PERCtweets

1/17/2020
More
Image: Rocky Mountain bull elk. Public domain. Brian Yablonski, Executive director, PERC, in re: The 22-million-acre Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem: elk, pronghorn, mule deer, all use the largest temperate ecosystem to migrate back and forth. GPS and new tracking devices have given us a much better sense of where the elk herds start and go to during a year. “Surfing the green wave.” Migrations cover the eleven Western states in the Lower 48. Mule Deer 255, a female, migrated 250 mi from...

Duration:00:12:00

The strange conduct of Nancy Pelosi and the smearing of Bill Barr. @DevinNunes

1/17/2020
More
Photo: The Auto-da-fé procession of the Inquisition at Goa.[58] An annual event to publicly humiliate and punish the heretics, it shows the Chief Inquisitor, Dominican friars, Portuguese soldiers and religious criminals condemned to be burnt in a procession. https://wellcomeimages.org/indexplus/obf_images/aa/c3/679a9bd23deaba27454c09fe0f1a.jpg Gallery: https://wellcomeimages.org/indexplus/image/V0041645.html Wellcome Collection gallery (2018-04-05):...

Duration:00:10:20

Predator Iran and Al Qaeda on @DevinNunes Itunes Podcast.

1/17/2020
More
Photo: Title: A ride to India across Persia and Baluchistan (https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookidridetoindiaacros00dewirich) Year: 1891 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookyear1891) (1890s (https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookdecade1890) ) Authors: De Windt, Harry, 1856-1933 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookauthorDe_Windt__Harry__1856_1933) Subjects: India -- Description...

Duration:00:10:20

The Kurds abide despite Turkey, Iran, Syria, US. @Jonathan_Spyer, Jerusalem Center for Strategy and Security. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres

1/17/2020
More
Photo: Public Domain (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Kashgari_map.jpg) File:Kashgari map.jpg Created: 11th century date QS:P,+1050-00-00T00:00:00Z/7 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Kurds abide despite Turkey, Iran, Syria, US. @Jonathan_Spyer, Jerusalem Center for Strategy and Security. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres Jonathan Spyer is a Middle East analyst, author and journalist specializing in the Levant and...

Duration:00:09:49

#TheScalaReport: The undiscovered country of Artificial Intelligence and how it prospers you. Scala.com #ScalaAPS @STRATACACHE

1/17/2020
More
Photo: Screenshot of Leslie Nielsen from the trailer for the film Forbidden Planet. Data7 de dezembro de 2011, 23:25 (UTC) Origem ForbiddenPlanet3.jpg ForbiddenPlanet3.jpg: Trailer screenshot Licencing information :https://web.archive.org/web/20080321033709/http://www.sabucat.com/?pg=copyright derivative work: Marcok (talk) Esta é uma imagem retocada, o que significa que a versão original foi alterada digitalmente. Modificações: changed levels, brightness. O original pode ser visto aqui:...

Duration:00:12:36

After Soleimani, what of the IRGC predators? Eran Lerman, Tel Aviv University. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres

1/17/2020
More
Photo: Public Domain (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:William_Blake_-_Nebuchadnezzar_(Tate_Britain).jpg) File:William Blake - Nebuchadnezzar (Tate Britain).jpg Created: 1795/c.1805 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow After Soleimani, what of the IRGC predators? Eran Lerman, Tel Aviv University. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres Dr. Lerman was deputy director for foreign policy and international affairs at the National...

Duration:00:12:43

Code Name Caesar: 2 of 2: The Secret Hunt for U-Boat 864 During World War II Paperback – July 2, 2013 by Jerome Preisler (Author), Kenneth Sewell (Author)

1/17/2020
More
Photo: h: U-625 sinking after bomb raid from RCAF-Schwadron 422/U with Short S. 25 Sunderland flying boat Date10 March 1944 Sourcehttps://archive.org/index.php AuthorRCAF soldier Permission (Reusing this file) This Canadian work is in the public domain in Canada because its copyright has expired due to one of the following: http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow https://www.amazon.com/Code-Name-Caesar-Secret-U-Boat/dp/0425253627...

Duration:00:09:35

Code Name Caesar: 1 of 2: The Secret Hunt for U-Boat 864 During World War II Paperback – July 2, 2013 by Jerome Preisler (Author), Kenneth Sewell (Author)

1/17/2020
More
Photo: Public Domain (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Willy_St%C3%B6wer_-_Sinking_of_the_Linda_Blanche_out_of_Liverpool.jpg) view terms File:Willy Stöwer - Sinking of the Linda Blanche out of Liverpool.jpg Created: 31 December 1914 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow https://www.amazon.com/Code-Name-Caesar-Secret-U-Boat/dp/0425253627 Code Name Caesar: 1 of 2: The Secret Hunt for U-Boat 864 During World War II Paperback –...

Duration:00:12:50

#TheScalaReport: Welcome to apartment farming with digital tools and a digitized concierge service for online shoppers. Manolo Almagro. Managing Partner at Q Division Scala.com #ScalaAPS @STRATACACHE

1/17/2020
More
Photo: Group of Pima Indian farmers building a dam for irrigation, ca.1900 Photograph of group of about ten Pima Indian farmers building a dam for irrigation, ca.1900. Most of them are bent over shovels as they dig near the standing water in the field. Others, at right, work with axes to remove twigs and branches from small logs to be used in the dam. Call number: CHS-3609 Photographer: Pierce, C.C. (Charles C.), 1861-1946 Filename: CHS-3609 Coverage date: circa 1900 Part of collection:...

Duration:00:10:11

Erdogan and the Neo-Ottomanists dream and plot. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres

1/17/2020
More
Photo: Public Domain (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Ottoman_Sultan_Selim_III_(1789).jpg) File:Ottoman Sultan Selim III (1789).jpg Created: 2011-05-13 22:57 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Erdogan and the Neo-Ottomanists dream and plot. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres https://www.bloomberg.com/opinion/articles/2020-01-16/libya-explains-why-turkey-has-no-friends

Duration:00:08:04

Iran sinks and sinks beneath sanctions. @rich_goldberg @FDD

1/17/2020
More
Photo: View author information (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Map_of_Armenia_and_Albania_(1760).jpg) Public Domain (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Map_of_Armenia_and_Albania_(1760).jpg) File:Map of Armenia and Albania (1760).jpg Uploaded: 2008-10-22 16:03:17 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Iran sinks and sinks beneath sanctions. @rich_goldberg @FDD Richard Goldberg is a senior advisor at FDD. From...

Duration:00:14:13

Soleimani's exit changes the landscape in the Gulf. Simon Henderson @WashInstitute

1/17/2020
More
Photo: Public Domain (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Plan_der_Stadt_Sansibar_-_Map_of_Zanzibar_-_Oscar_Baumann.jpg) File:Plan der Stadt Sansibar - Map of Zanzibar - Oscar Baumann.jpg Created: 31 December 1891 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Soleimani's exit changes the landscape in the Gulf. Simon Henderson @WashInstitute Simon Henderson is the Baker fellow and director of the Bernstein Program on Gulf and Energy...

Duration:00:11:16

Real Interest rates decrease for 700 years; secular stagnation from the start. @EconCharlesRead, @EconomistRadio @TheEconomist

1/16/2020
More
Image: Richard II (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_II_of_England) meets the rebels calling for economic and political reform during the Peasants' Revolt (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peasants%27_Revolt) of 1381 Jean Froissart (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/en:Jean_Froissart) - Bibliothèque nationale de France Charles Read, The Economist, in re: Secular stagnation — which goes back at least to the Fourteenth Century: rates have been falling since then, the birth of capitalism. The...

Duration:00:11:47

Mike Bloomberg is a completely different direction. @WJMcGurn @WSJOpinion

1/16/2020
More
Photo: http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Mike Bloomberg is a completely different direction. @WJMcGurn @WSJOpinion https://www.wsj.com/articles/let-bloomberg-be-bloomberg-11578354950?emailToken=4f488d77e760d16d81924b9759c1d331joMwk5tFMgYaCDdnxHUZdd+jPklX7LGdjZLBsUn0XrJ2adkyxCqRhEeTb6kz+4dPo+1rDjdDTjPDXG2ppHxIqQ%3D%3D&reflink=article_copyURL_share

Duration:00:10:09

Pelosi denounces Attorney General Barr; and what is to be done? @AndrewCMcCarthy @ThadMcCotter

1/16/2020
More
Image: Barr meets with the Justice Department leadership. Public domain. Andrew C McCarthy, Ball of Collusion, and Thaddeus McCarthy, WJR, in re: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Friday that Attorney General William Barr has “ gone rogue” in his handling of a whistleblower complaint

Duration:00:14:22