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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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English


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Nearby-Centauri: another exoplanet? Robert Zimmerman, BehindtheBlack.com

1/18/2020
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Image: Proxima Centauri b is a super Earth exoplanet that orbits a M-type star. Its mass is 1.27 Earths, it takes 11.2 days to complete one orbit of its star, and is 0.0485 AU from its star. Its discovery was announced in 2016. Picture: NASA. A second exoplanet orbiting Proxima Centauri? (https://behindtheblack.com/behind-the-black/points-of-information/a-second-exoplanet-orbiting-proxima-centauri/) January 16, 2020 at 9:32 am...

Duration:00:12:10

Israel launches one, but not yet two, spacecraft within lunar orbit. Robert Zimmerman, BehindtheBlack.com

1/18/2020
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Image: A full scale model of Beresheet moon probe, presented at Habima Square (Tel aviv). Photo taken on the day of its launch. Permissions*: see below. SpaceIL gets $1 million grant for building Beresheet-2 (https://behindtheblack.com/behind-the-black/points-of-information/spaceil-gets-1-million-grant-for-building-beresheet-2/) January 15, 2020 at 4:36 pm (https://behindtheblack.com/behind-the-black/points-of-information/spaceil-gets-1-million-grant-for-building-beresheet-2/) Robert...

Duration:00:09:56

1/2 1781: The Decisive Year of the Revolutionary War, by Robert Tonsetic.

1/18/2020
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Image: Nathanael Greene (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Nathanael_Greene) (May 27, 1742 – June 19, 1786) 1781: The Decisive Year of the Revolutionary War, by Robert Tonsetic (https://www.amazon.com/Robert-Tonsetic/e/B001JOW3JM/ref=dp_byline_cont_all_1) . Noah Michael Levine (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_all_2?ie=UTF8&search-alias=audible&field-keywords=Noah+Michael+Levine) (Narrator), Audible Studios...

Duration:00:14:24

2/2 1781: The Decisive Year of the Revolutionary War, by Robert Tonsetic.

1/18/2020
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Image: The United States delegation at the Treaty of Paris included John Jay (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Jay) , John Adams (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Adams) , Benjamin Franklin (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benjamin_Franklin) , Henry Laurens (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Laurens) , and William Temple Franklin (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Temple_Franklin) . Here they are depicted by Benjamin West (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benjamin_West) in his 1783...

Duration:00:09:30

1 /4 The Shadow King: The Bizarre Afterlife of King Tut's Mummy, by Jo Marchant

1/18/2020
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Image: Tutankhamen and his queen, Ankhesenamun (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ankhesenamun) The Shadow King: The Bizarre Afterlife of King Tut's Mummy,by Jo Marchant (https://www.amazon.com/Jo-Marchant/e/B00B9DBJ3E/ref=dp_byline_cont_book_1) / Hardcover – June 4, 2013 https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0306821338/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_bibl_vppi_i1 More than 3,000 years ago, King Tutankhamun’s desiccated body was lovingly wrapped and sent into the future as an immortal god. After resting...

Duration:00:11:29

2/4 The Shadow King: The Bizarre Afterlife of King Tut's Mummy, by Jo Marchant

1/18/2020
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Image: George Herbert, 5th Earl of Carnarvon (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Herbert,_5th_Earl_of_Carnarvon) The Shadow King: The Bizarre Afterlife of King Tut's Mummy,by Jo Marchant (https://www.amazon.com/Jo-Marchant/e/B00B9DBJ3E/ref=dp_byline_cont_book_1) / Hardcover – June 4, 2013 https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0306821338/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_bibl_vppi_i1 More than 3,000 years ago, King Tutankhamun’s desiccated body was lovingly wrapped and sent into the future as an immortal god....

Duration:00:08:24

3 /4 The Shadow King: The Bizarre Afterlife of King Tut's Mummy, by Jo Marchant

1/18/2020
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Image: The statue of Anubis (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anubis_Shrine) figure which guarded the entrance to Tutankhamun's treasury room. Jon Bodsworth -http://www.egyptarchive.co.uk/html/cairo_museum_50.html The Shadow King: The Bizarre Afterlife of King Tut's Mummy,by Jo Marchant (https://www.amazon.com/Jo-Marchant/e/B00B9DBJ3E/ref=dp_byline_cont_book_1) / Hardcover – June 4, 2013 https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0306821338/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_bibl_vppi_i1 More than 3,000 years ago, King...

Duration:00:14:13

4/4 The Shadow King: The Bizarre Afterlife of King Tut's Mummy, by Jo Marchant

1/18/2020
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Image: Mask on Tutankhamun's innermost coffin. Permissions* see below. The Shadow King: The Bizarre Afterlife of King Tut's Mummy,by Jo Marchant (https://www.amazon.com/Jo-Marchant/e/B00B9DBJ3E/ref=dp_byline_cont_book_1) / Hardcover – June 4, 2013 https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0306821338/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_bibl_vppi_i1 More than 3,000 years ago, King Tutankhamun’s desiccated body was lovingly wrapped and sent into the future as an immortal god. After resting undisturbed for more than...

Duration:00:07:22

PRC copycats Area 51 and the neighborhood. @thewarZone @thedrive Tyler Rgoway

1/18/2020
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Photo: Area 51 Groom Lake: Picture from 1968, more runways added by 1998 Source: FAS (http://www.fas.org/irp/overhead/groom.htm) which identifies the image as "USGS Aerial imagery". "USGS" = US Geological Survey. | This image is in the public domain (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/public_domain) i http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow PRC copycats Area 51 and the neighborhood. @thewarZone @thedrive Tyler Rgoway...

Duration:00:09:13

The IRGC Aerospace Command launched two SAM-15s out of fear of a non-existent US airstrike. @thewarzone Tyler Rogoway

1/18/2020
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Photo: English: 9A330 of the Tor-M1 air defence system. Date2010 Sourcehttp://www.vitalykuzmin.net/?q=node/313 AuthorVitaly V. Kuzmin Permission (Reusing this file)http://www.vitalykuzmin.net/?q=node/353 This file comes from http://vitalykuzmin.net and is copyrighted. Note: All photos on http://vitalykuzmin.net, unless otherwise noted, were licenced under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International licence until 30 August 2017....

Duration:00:13:38

Excerpt: @DevinNunes analyzes CNN and Adam Schiff star witness for the prosecution, Lev Parnas.

1/18/2020
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Photo: English: Man reading declaration standing before a desk in a courtroom Date8 June 1922 SourceThe Twelve who are to die : the trial of the socialists-revolutionists in Moscow AuthorKarl Kautsky Licensing This work is in the public domain http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Excerpt: @DevinNunes analyzes CNN and Adam Schiff star witness for the prosecution, Lev Parnas.

Duration:00:02:08

Gorbachev's war crime, January 20, 1990, and the rise of Azerbaijan. Fred Starr Central Asia and Caucasus Institute . @afpcq

1/18/2020
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Photo: Public Domain (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Invasion_of_Soviet_Army_in_Baku_2.jpg) File:Invasion of Soviet Army in Baku 2.jpg Created: 31 December 2011 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Gorbachev's war crime, January 20, 1990, and the rise of Azerbaijan. Fred Starr Central Asia and Caucasus Institute . @afpc https://www.azernews.az/nation/160621.html

Duration:00:09:46

Americans go where the jobs are just like my farm boy grandfather. @JohnTamny @RealClearMarkets

1/18/2020
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Photo: Western New York and Pennsylvania Railroad station in Rochester, circa 1900 Datecirca 1900 SourceRundel Library AuthorUnknown This media file is in the public domain http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Americans go where the jobs are just like my farmboy grandfather, John Caswell Batchelor. @JohnTamny @RealClearMarkets...

Duration:00:10:11

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

1/17/2020
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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

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

1/17/2020
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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. #NewAmericanCivilWar: Undermined Constitution; US headed to a long internecine conflict. Michael Vlahos @JHUWorldCrisis 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...

Duration:00:09:08

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

1/17/2020
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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. @RichardAEpstein @HooverInst

1/17/2020
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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
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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
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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
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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