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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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Treasures of the low-carbon future: 2 of 2: & What is to be done? Saleem Ali, Blue and Gold Distinguished Professor of Energy and the Environment, University of Delaware, Dept. of Geography & Joseph R. Biden Jr. School of Public Policy and Administration

2/22/2020
Photo: Henry M. Sarvant (1860–1940) Title English: Mining operation showing miner and equipment, Yukon Territory, 1900 Description English: Caption with image: Stafford-Williams- Clark Shaft, 1900 PH Coll 35.557 Klondike Gold Rush Subjects (LCTGM): Gold miners--Yukon; Gold mining--Yukon; Gold mining equipment--Yukon Subjects (LCSH): Gold mines and mining--Yukon Depicted placeYukonDate1900 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow...

Duration:00:09:30

Treasures of the low-carbon future: 1 of 2: & What is to be done? Saleem Ali, Blue and Gold Distinguished Professor of Energy and the Environment, University of Delaware, Dept. of Geography & Joseph R. Biden Jr. School of Public Policy and Administration

2/22/2020
Photo: Placer gold-mining, Korea, c1900; /355. The passing of Korea (book) Date27 July 2010, 13:59 (UTC) Source The_passing_of_Korea.djvu Author The_passing_of_Korea.djvu: Homer Hulbert. Original uploader was Ryuch at en.wikisource derivative work: — billinghurst sDrewth Permission (Reusing this file) This work is in the public domain http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Treasures of the low-carbon future: 1 of 2: & What is to be...

Duration:00:10:49

Atlantic: 2 of 2: Great Sea Battles, Heroic Discoveries, Titanic Storms,and a Vast Ocean of a Million Stories Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Simon Winchester (Author, Narrator), HarperAudio (Publisher)

2/22/2020
Photo: The Fra Mauro map (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fra_Mauro_map) , "considered the greatest memorial of medieval cartography" according to Roberto Almagià[26] (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_navigation#cite_note-26) is a map made between 1457 and 1459 by the Venetian (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Venice) monk Fra Mauro (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fra_Mauro) . It is a circular planisphere (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Planisphere) drawn on parchment...

Duration:00:09:33

Atlantic: 1 of 2: Great Sea Battles, Heroic Discoveries, Titanic Storms,and a Vast Ocean of a Million Stories Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Simon Winchester (Author, Narrator), HarperAudio (Publisher)

2/22/2020
Photo: Map of the world produced in 1689 by Gerard van Schagen (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gerard_van_Schagen) . en:Gerard van Schagen (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gerard_van_Schagen) - This image is made up of six separate images downloaded from Helmink.com (http://www.helmink.com/Antique_Map_van_Schagen_World/Scans/van%20Schagen%20World/index.html) and stitched together. World map - Produced in Amsterdam First edition : 1689. Original size : 48.3 x 56.0 cm. Produced using copper...

Duration:00:13:07

4/4 Rothstein, by David Pietrusza @DPietrusza

2/22/2020
Image: Contemporary photo of the Park Central Hotel (Seventh Avenue and 55 St), where, on November 4, 1928, Rothstein was shot and mortally wounded during a business meeting. Rothstein, by David Pietrusza. Grover Gardner (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_audible_2?ie=UTF8&search-alias=audible&field-keywords=Grover+Gardner) (Narrator), Blackstone Audio, Inc. (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_audible_3?ie=UTF8&search-alias=audible&field-keywords=Blackstone+Audio%2C+Inc.)...

Duration:00:09:48

3/4 Rothstein, by David Pietrusza @DPietrusza

2/22/2020
Image: Rothstein became the first to illegally import Scotch whiskey in his own fleet of trans-Atlantic freighters. Legend here: "Who does not love wine, wife and song, will be a fool for his lifelong!" Rothstein, by David Pietrusza. Grover Gardner (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_audible_2?ie=UTF8&search-alias=audible&field-keywords=Grover+Gardner) (Narrator), Blackstone Audio, Inc....

Duration:00:12:36

2/4 Rothstein, by David Pietrusza @DPietrusza

2/22/2020
Image: Rothstein owned a racehorse named Sporting Blood, which won the 1921 Travers Stakes (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Travers_Stakes) under suspicious circumstances. Here: the main Saratoga race track in 1907. Rothstein, by David Pietrusza. Grover Gardner (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_audible_2?ie=UTF8&search-alias=audible&field-keywords=Grover+Gardner) (Narrator), Blackstone Audio, Inc....

Duration:00:09:41

1/4 Rothstein, by David Pietrusza @DPietrusza

2/22/2020
Image: Arnold Rothstein (January 17, 1882 – November 5, 1928), New York businessman and gambler who became a famous kingpin of the Jewish mafia Rothstein, by David Pietrusza. Grover Gardner (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_audible_2?ie=UTF8&search-alias=audible&field-keywords=Grover+Gardner) (Narrator), Blackstone Audio, Inc. (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_audible_3?ie=UTF8&search-alias=audible&field-keywords=Blackstone+Audio%2C+Inc.) (Publisher). Paperback – September...

Duration:00:10:40

Water on Jupiter; Robert Zimmerman

2/22/2020
Image: Artist's impression of a class II (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sudarsky_extrasolar_planet_classification) planet with water vapor clouds, as seen from a hypothetical large moon with surface liquid water Robert Zimmerman, BehindtheBlack.com, in re: Water on Jupiter . Permissions: Description | English: Extrasolar planet Upsilon Andromedae d lies in the habitable zone and if it has moons large enough, they may be able to support liquid water, as the image shows. On the horizon of this...

Duration:00:05:20

China gambles on the Long March 5 ; Robert Zimmerman

2/22/2020
Image: Long March 3B (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Long_March_3B) launch Robert Zimmerman, BehindtheBlack.com, in re: China gambles on the Long March 5

Duration:00:17:56

LA is a homeless mental ward; a massive healthcare crisis;

2/22/2020
Image: LA, San Julian Street south of 5th Street. Permissions*: see below. Jeff Bliss, Pacific Watch, in re: LA is a homeless mental ward; a massive healthcare crisis . *Permissions: Description | Skid Row, Los Angeles Date | 3 September 2006 (original upload date) Source | Transferred from en.wikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/) to Commons. Author | Jorobeq (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Jorobeq) at English Wikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/) Licensing / ‪Jorobeq...

Duration:00:10:46

Barr is the integrity of the Republic; @DanHenninger

2/22/2020
Image: Barr is sworn in as Attorney General by Chief Justice (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chief_Justice_of_the_United_States) John Roberts (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Roberts) in 2019. Dan Henninger, WSJ Wonder Land column & editorial board, in re: Barr is the integrity of the Republic

Duration:00:10:40

A Copernican castle on Venus or Saturn—perhaps @Rand_Simberg @Simberg_Space & Dr. David Livingston @SpaceShow

2/22/2020
Image: Pink skies and mysterious liquid for a moat. (Here: Bodiam Castle in East Sussex, England, is surrounded by a water-filled moat.) Hotel Mars, episode n. Rand Simberg, aerospace engineer and author of Safe Is Not an Option: Overcoming the Futile Obsession with ‘Getting Everyone Back Alive’ That Is Killing Our Expansion into Space...

Duration:00:08:09

Real estate market in outer space? @Rand_Simberg @Simberg_Space & Dr. David Livingston @SpaceShow

2/21/2020
Image: Location, location, location. Part of the Hubble Ultra-Deep Field (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hubble_Ultra-Deep_Field) image showing a typical section of space containing galaxies interspersed by deep vacuum. Given the finite speed of light (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Speed_of_light) , this view covers the past 13 billion years of the history (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chronology_of_the_universe) of outer space. Hotel Mars, episode n. Rand Simberg & David Livingston, in re:...

Duration:00:15:34

“Venezuela Puts the Crypt in Cryptocurrency” Mary O’Grady @MaryAnastasiaOG

2/21/2020
Image: A Venezuelan palafito (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Palafito) like the ones seen by Amerigo Vespucci (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amerigo_Vespucci) . Stilt houses are houses raised on piles over the surface of the soil or a body of water. They’re built primarily as protection against flooding, and also keep out vermin. The shady space under the house can be used for work or storage. (Venezuela means “little Venice.) Mary Anastasia O’Grady, WSJ, Americas column, in re: Venezuela,...

Duration:00:08:11

Busting up Puerto Rico’s political racket with good governance; with Mary O’Grady @MaryAnastasiaOG

2/21/2020
Image: Map of the departments (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Department_(country_subdivision)) of Puerto Rico during Spanish provincial times (1886). Mary Anastasia O’Grady, WSJ, Americas column, in re: Puerto Rico

Duration:00:14:16

Rescuing the Electoral College from the Demos: 2 of 2: @RichardAEpstein @HooverInst

2/21/2020
Photo: The Plague of Athens (c. 1652–1654) by Michiel Sweerts Michiel Sweerts - Image: http://collections.lacma.org/sites/default/files/remote_images/piction/ma-31770455-O3.jpg Gallery: http://collections.lacma.org/node/183358 archive copy Holland Paintings Gift of The Ahmanson Foundation (AC1997.10.1) European Painting Currently on public view: Ahmanson Building, floor 3 The painting is believed to be referring to the plague of Athens or have elements from it (i.e. as per Plague in an...

Duration:00:09:25

Rescuing the Electoral College from the Demos. @RichardAEpstein @HooverInst

2/21/2020
Photo: Phidias Showing the Frieze of the Parthenon to Pericles, Aspasia, Alcibiades and Friends, by Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lawrence_Alma-Tadema) , 1868, Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Birmingham_Museum_%26_Art_Gallery) Lawrence Alma-Tadema (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/en:Lawrence_Alma-Tadema) - Unknown Permission details This is a faithful photographic reproduction of a two-dimensional, public domain...

Duration:00:14:23

#NewAmericanCivilWar: 2 of 2: Regicide murders sleep. Michael Vlahos @JHUWorldCrisis

2/21/2020
Photo: Charles (in the dock with his back to the viewer) facing the High Court of Justice, 1649[262] Uncredited engraver - "The Phelps Family of America and their English Ancestors" by Judge Oliver Seymour Phelps and Andrew T. Servin (Eagle Publishing Company of Pittsfield, Massachusetts) 1899. Volume 1. Between pages 54 and 55. [1] Engraving from "Nalson's Record of the Trial of Charles I" in the British Museum. Plate 2 from A True copy of the journal of the High Court of Justice for the...

Duration:00:07:10

#NewAmericanCivilWar: 1 of 2: Regicide murders sleep. Michael Vlahos @JHUWorldCrisis

2/21/2020
Engraving: Lady Macbeth, Macbeth and the Murder of Duncan (Shakespeare, Macbeth, Act II, Scene II)1825–40; by Charles Rolls (https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search#!?q=Charles Rolls&perPage=20&sortBy=Relevance&offset=0&pageSize=0) (see below) #NewAmericanCivilWar: 1 of 2: Regicide murders sleep. Michael Vlahos @JHUWorldCrisis .. Photo: Photo: Henry Corbould (1787–1844) William Shakespeare (–1616) Creator:Charles Rolls Title Lady Macbeth, Macbeth and the Murder of Duncan...

Duration:00:14:07