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The John Batchelor Show

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The John Batchelor Show is a breaking-news program that focusses on global politics, economics, war-fighting, hard sciences, space exploration, literature and whimsy. Four hours a night, seven days a week; most rigorous news analysis in the New World; followed daily in 192 countries.

The John Batchelor Show is a breaking-news program that focusses on global politics, economics, war-fighting, hard sciences, space exploration, literature and whimsy. Four hours a night, seven days a week; most rigorous news analysis in the New World; followed daily in 192 countries.

Location:

New York, NY

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Westwood One

Description:

The John Batchelor Show is a breaking-news program that focusses on global politics, economics, war-fighting, hard sciences, space exploration, literature and whimsy. Four hours a night, seven days a week; most rigorous news analysis in the New World; followed daily in 192 countries.

Language:

English


Episodes

"Indiana" Hoenlein and the Almost Lost Haggadah of Lombardy at Passover. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres@ThadMcCotter @theamgreatness

4/6/2020
Photo: Detail of a bird-headed Jewish man placing matzo in an oven Scribe: Menahem Details of artist on Google Art Project (http://www.googleartproject.com/artist/menahem/3791617/) - BgHiieuz1IC0Bw at Google Cultural Institute (https://www.google.com/culturalinstitute/asset-viewer/BgHiieuz1IC0Bw) maximum zoom level Public Domain (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Red_figure_Scribe-_Menahem_-_The_Birds%27_Head_Haggadah_-_Google_Art_Project_(cropped).jpg) File:Red figure Scribe- Menahem...

Duration:00:08:48

#in-the-time-of-the-virus in Israel, Gaza, West Bank, Iran. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres@ThadMcCotter @theamgreatness

4/6/2020
Photo: Solomon temple as of before 1910 in Jerusalem, Israel (10/34) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow #In-the-time-of-the-virus in Israel, Gaza, West Bank, Iran. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres@ThadMcCotter @theamgreatness

Duration:00:13:55

Virtual conventions to nominate socially distant candidates? @DavidMDrucker @JohnFund

4/6/2020
Photo: English: 5th Avenue, New York CityРусский: Пятая авеню Нью-Йорка, впереди слева особняк Вандербильта(?) и за ним собор святого Патрика. Фотография сделана со второго этажа автобуса. Date | 1913 Source | Scan from Congress Library Author | Unknown author http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Virtual conventions to nominate socially distant candidates? @DavidMDrucker @JohnFund

Duration:00:12:04

When can the Trump Administration reopen for business & What is to be done?@DavidMDrucker @JohnFund

4/6/2020
Photo: Public Domain: English: Easter Parade on Fifth Avenue, New York 1900 Date | 28 January 2014, 02:43:14 Source | http://www.old-picture.com/american-history-1900-1930s/Avenue-Fifth-Yorks-New.htm Author | Unknown author http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow When can the Trump Administration reopen for business & What is to be done?@DavidMDrucker @JohnFund

Duration:00:09:15

Why is Bill Gates building factories for a vaccine that does not yet exist? @HenryIMiller @PacificResearch

4/6/2020
Photo: Contemporary engraving of Naples (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Naples) during the Naples Plague (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Naples_Plague) in 1656 Domenico Gargiulo (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/en:Domenico_Gargiulo) - [1] (http://www.guidecampania.com/dellaragione/articolo94/07%20Gargiulo-Piazza%20Mercatello%20durante%20la%20peste%20del%201656%20(Napoli,%20Museo%20di%20S.Martino).jpg) Italian: Largo Mercatello a Napoli durante la peste del 1656. Public Domain...

Duration:00:10:31

Did Captain Brett Crozier risk national security by telling foes the Theodore Roosevelt is out of action? @JedBabbin.

4/6/2020
Photo: Contemporary engraving of Marseille (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marseille) during the Great Plague (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Plague_of_Marseille) in 1720 Michel Serre (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/en:Michel_Serre) - Transferred from fr.wikipedia (https://fr.wikipedia.org/) to Commons. Scène de la peste (https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peste_de_Marseille_(1720)) de 1720 (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:1720s_paintings_in_France) à la Tourette...

Duration:00:10:59

Sweden stays open and manages better than shutdown nations.#in-the-time-of-the-virus Joel Hay @USCSchPharmacy

4/6/2020
Photo: The Great Plague of London (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Plague_of_London) , in 1665, killed up to 100,000 people. unknwn - http://theloveforhistory.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/plague_380x529_712060a.jpg The Great Plague of London in 1665. The last major outbreak of the bubonic plague in England. Public Domain (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Great_plague_of_london-1665.jpg) File:Great plague of london-1665.jpg Created: 5 December 2011...

Duration:00:10:48

Looking for a successful exit from the shutdown #in-the-time-of-the-virus. @SWAtlas David and Joan Traitel Senior Fellow @HooverInst

4/6/2020
Photo: Citizens of Tournai (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tournai) bury plague victims Pierart dou Tielt (fl. 1340-1360) - http://balat.kikirpa.be/photo.php?path=X004175&objnr=20049662 Miniature by Pierart dou Tielt illustrating the Tractatus quartus bu Gilles li Muisit (Tournai, c. 1353). The people of Tournai bury victims of the Black Death. ms. 13076 - 13077 fol. 24v. Public Domain (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Doutielt3.jpg) File:Doutielt3.jpg Created: circa 1353 date...

Duration:00:11:24

#Colloquy: The PRC Ambassador writes a love letter to New York in an attempt to escape responsibility #in-the-time-of-the-virus. Extended Podcast with @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast and the Professor.

4/6/2020
Photo: Pieter Bruegel (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pieter_Brueghel_the_Elder) 's The Triumph of Death (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Triumph_of_Death) reflects the social upheaval and terror that followed plague, which devastated medieval Europe. Pieter Bruegel the Elder (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/en:Pieter_Bruegel_the_Elder) - Museo del Prado (http://www.museodelprado.es/en/the-collection/online-gallery/on-line-gallery/obra/the-triumph-of-death/) Obra moral que muestra el triunfo...

Duration:00:31:13

The Lost Bank: 4 of 4: The Story of Washington Mutual - The Biggest Bank Failure in American History Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Kirsten Grind (Author), Traber Burns (Narrator), Blackstone Audio, Inc. (Publisher)

4/6/2020
Photo: Run on German American Bank (LOC) Taken circa 1910 No known copyright restrictions (https://www.flickr.com/commons/usage/) Bain News Service,, publisher. Run on German American Bank 1914 August 3 (date created or published later by Bain) 1 negative : glass ; 5 x 7 in. or smaller. Notes: Title and date from data provided by the Bain News Service on the negative. Photograph shows people lined up outside an entrance to the German Savings Bank, 147 Fourth Avenue, New York City, during the...

Duration:00:10:23

The Lost Bank: 3 of 4: The Story of Washington Mutual - The Biggest Bank Failure in American History Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Kirsten Grind (Author), Traber Burns (Narrator), Blackstone Audio, Inc. (Publisher)

4/6/2020
Photo: Crowd at New York's American Union Bank during a bank run early in the Great Depression. The Bank opened in 1917 and went out of business on June 30, 1931. From: http://www.ssa.gov/history/bank.html | This work is in the public domain (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/en:Public_domain) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Lost Bank: 3 of 4: The Story of Washington Mutual - The Biggest Bank Failure in American History...

Duration:00:12:47

The Lost Bank: 2 of 4: The Story of Washington Mutual - The Biggest Bank Failure in American History Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Kirsten Grind (Author), Traber Burns (Narrator), Blackstone Audio, Inc. (Publisher)

4/6/2020
Photo: Run on the Seamen's Savings' Bank during the Panic of 1857 (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Panic_of_1857) . On October 13, 1857, after the Ohio Life & Trust Co. declared bankruptcy, panic struck the New York Stock Exchange and hundreds of other banks and individual investors were ruined. This wood engraving, , shows a crowd gesturing and shoving. A ragpicker picks up now-worthless stock certificates, and a pickpocket operates unnoticed.Wood engraving, 4.75 × 9.5 in. Date...

Duration:00:09:44

The Lost Bank: 1 of 4: The Story of Washington Mutual - The Biggest Bank Failure in American History Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Kirsten Grind (Author), Traber Burns (Narrator), Blackstone Audio, Inc. (Publisher)

4/6/2020
Photo: Run on Berlin Bank when war declared (LOC) Taken circa 1910 No known copyright restrictions (https://www.flickr.com/commons/usage/) Bain News Service,, publisher. Run on Berlin Bank when war declared [1914 Aug.] 1 negative : glass ; 5 x 7 in. or smaller. Notes: Title from data provided by the Bain News Service on the negative. Photograph shows crowd of people at door of a bank in Berlin, Germany at the beginning of World War I. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2011) Forms part of:...

Duration:00:12:09

A Thousand Hills to Heaven: 2 of 2: Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Josh Ruxin (Author), Will Collyer (Narrator), Hachette Audio (Publisher)

4/5/2020
Photo: Image from page 265 of "The birds of South Africa" (1900) No known copyright restrictions (https://www.flickr.com/commons/usage/) Title: The birds of South Africa Identifier: birdsofsouthafri03star Year: 1900 (https://www.flickr.com/search/?tags=bookyear1900) (1900s (https://www.flickr.com/search/?tags=bookdecade1900) ) Authors: Stark, Arthur Cowell, d. 1899 (https://www.flickr.com/search/?tags=bookauthorStark_Arthur_Cowell_d_1899) ; Sclater, William Lutley, 1863-1944...

Duration:00:10:30

A Thousand Hills to Heaven: 1 of 2: Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Josh Ruxin (Author), Will Collyer (Narrator), Hachette Audio (Publisher)

4/5/2020
Photo:English: Scan of German East Africa (https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?title=German_East_Africa&action=edit&redlink=1) 5p stamp of 1900, made by User:Stan Shebs (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Stan_Shebs) Date | 1900 Source | Scan by Stan Shebs (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Stan_Shebs) This work was first published in Tanzania (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tanzania) and is now in the public domain (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/public_domain)...

Duration:00:10:29

Project Azorian: 4 of 4: The CIA and the Raising of the K-129 Audible Audiobook– Unabridged. James Lurie (Narrator), Norman Polmar (Author), Michael White (Author), & 1 more

4/5/2020
Photo: English: Title: Howard Hughes speaking before the Press Club. Washington, D.C., July 21. Howard Hughes, speaking at the National Press Club today, before hundreds of government officials and representatives of foreign governments. Hughes today envisioned a future in aviation when giant flying boats, almost as large as modern ocean liners, will fly the Atlantic under conditions in which the element of luck will play no part, speaking at the luncheon in his honor, he described in detail...

Duration:00:09:46

Project Azorian: 3 of 4: The CIA and the Raising of the K-129 Audible Audiobook– Unabridged. James Lurie (Narrator), Norman Polmar (Author), Michael White (Author), & 1 more

4/5/2020
Photo: English: July 19, 1948 edition (Volume 52, Issue 3) of TIME Magazine cover depicting American entrepeneur Howard Hughes (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Howard_hughes) . Date | 2 January 2018, 11:06:09 Source | Time-Life images hosted by Google (http://images.google.com/hosted/life/0356436b8b537e09.html) ; Time magazine archive (http://content.time.com/time/magazine/0,9263,7601480719,00.html) — watermarks and age yellowing removed with Photoshop by uploader. Author | Time Inc.,...

Duration:00:10:20

Project Azorian: 2 of 4: The CIA and the Raising of the K-129 Audible Audiobook– Unabridged. James Lurie (Narrator), Norman Polmar (Author), Michael White (Author), & 1 more

4/5/2020
Photo: Howard Hughes Around the World Flight Lockheed Catalog #: (https://www.flickr.com/photos/tags/%3A) 10_0015713 Title: Howard Hughes Around the World Flight Lockheed Date: 1938 Additional Information: Howard Hughes Around the World Flight Lockheed Tags: Howard Hughes Around the World Flight Lockheed , Howard Hughes Around the World Flight Lockheed , 1938 Repository: San Diego Air and Space Museum Archive (http://www.sandiegoairandspace.org/library/stillimages.html)...

Duration:00:06:13

Project Azorian: 1 of 4: The CIA and the Raising of the K-129 Audible Audiobook– Unabridged. James Lurie (Narrator), Norman Polmar (Author), Michael White (Author), & 1 more

4/5/2020
Photo: Photo of Howard Hughes in 1938. Date | 15 July 1938 Source | eBay (http://www.ebay.com/itm/1938-Original-Photo-HOWARD-HUGHES-The-Famed-AVIATOR-Portrait-/281532425322?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item418ca3e46a) front (http://hyeeauctions.com/A19/TRANSPORTATION/1/119.jpg) back (http://hyeeauctions.com/A19/TRANSPORTATION/1/119a.jpg) Author | Acme Newspictures Permission (Reusing this file (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:Reusing_content_outside_Wikimedia) ) | Pre-1978 no mar...

Duration:00:15:24

Strange Rebels: 4 of 4: 1979 and the Birth of the 21st Century Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Christian Caryl (Author), Patrick Lawlor (Narrator), Blackstone Audio, Inc. (Publisher)

4/5/2020
Photo: mage from page 592 of "Austria-Hungary : with excursions to Cetinje, Belgrade, and Bucharest : handbook for travellers" (1911) Identifier: austriahungarywi00baed Title: Austria-Hungary : with excursions to Cetinje, Belgrade, and Bucharest : handbook for travellers (https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookidaustriahungarywi00baed) Year: 1911 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookyear1911) (1910s...

Duration:00:12:02