The John Batchelor Show-logo

The John Batchelor Show

Westwood One

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

Networks:

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

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

Strange Rebels: 3 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: Title: Arabia: the cradle of Islam : studies in the geography, people and politics of the peninsula, with an account of Islam and mission work (https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookidarabiacradleofis00zwem) Year: 1900 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookyear1900) (1900s (https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookdecade1900) ) Authors: Zwemer, Samuel Marinus, 1867-1952...

Duration:00:10:55

Strange Rebels: 2 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: English: Busy traffic on London Bridge, around 1900 Date | circa 1900 Source | Book:Im Fluge durch die Welt, Berlin, undated (around 1900) Author | John L.Stoddard (died 1931), Scan by Robert Schediwy This work is in the public domain (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/public_domain) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Strange Rebels: 2 of 4: 1979 and the Birth of the 21st Century Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Christian...

Duration:00:11:04

Strange Rebels: 1 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: Four men pulling a cart full of wooden boxes, Shanghai, Shanghai Shi, China, ca.1900-1919 "Shanghai. Note the young boy in front. In modern-day China there is, of course, far more use of machines; but failing them, man-power is still resorted to." Four men are pulling a heavy load of wooden boxes on a cart.; Captions for this set of lantern slides from the papers of Oliver and Jennie Logan, American Presbyterian missionaries in Hunan, were provided by their daughter Elsa. Subject...

Duration:00:09:23

Seize Freedom!: 2 of 2: American Truths and Renewal in a Chaotic Age (Culture of Enterprise) Hardcover – February 8, 2011. by Thaddeus G. McCotter (Author)

4/5/2020
Photo: Philip II of Macedon (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Macedon) : victory medal (nikétérion) struck in Tarsus (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tarsus_(city)) , c. 2nd century BC (Cabinet des Médailles (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cabinet_des_M%C3%A9dailles) , Paris). Unknown artist - Jastrow (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Jastrow) (2006) Niketerion (victory medallion) bearing the effigy of king Philip II of Macedon, 3nd century AD, probably minted during the reign of Emperor...

Duration:00:08:11

Seize Freedom!: 1 of 2: American Truths and Renewal in a Chaotic Age (Culture of Enterprise) Hardcover – February 8, 2011. by Thaddeus G. McCotter (Author)

4/5/2020
Photo: Demosthenes Practising Oratory by Jean-Jules-Antoine Lecomte du Nouy (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jean-Jules-Antoine_Lecomte_du_Nouy) (1842–1923). Demosthenes used to study in an underground room he constructed himself. He also used to talk with pebbles in his mouth and recited verses while running.[19] (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Demosthenes#cite_note-19) To strengthen his voice, he spoke on the seashore over the roar of the waves. Jean-Jules-Antoine Lecomte du Nouÿ...

Duration:00:12:18

Scorpions: 2 of 2: The Battles and Triumphs of FDR's Great Supreme Court Justices Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Noah Feldman (Author), Cotter Smith (Narrator), Hachette Audio (Publisher)

4/5/2020
Photo: Title: The Supreme Court in United States history (https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookidsupremecourtinun03warr) Year: 1922 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookyear1922) (1920s (https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookdecade1920) ) Authors: Warren, Charles, 1868-1954 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookauthorWarren__Charles__1868_1954) Subjects: United States. Supreme...

Duration:00:09:07

Scorpions: 1 of 2: The Battles and Triumphs of FDR's Great Supreme Court Justices Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Noah Feldman (Author), Cotter Smith (Narrator), Hachette Audio (Publisher)

4/5/2020
Photo: Law Library in Old Supreme Court in Capitol From 1860-1935 the Supreme Court met in what is now referred to as the Old Senate Chamber, during this period the Old Supreme Court served as law library until 1951. Full details: http://www.aoc.gov/cc/capitol/oscc.cfm ----- This official Architect of the Capitol photograph is being made available for educational, scholarly, news or personal purposes (not advertising or any other commercial use). When any of these images is used the...

Duration:00:14:05

The Founders at Home: 4 of 4: The Building of America, 1735-1817 Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Myron Magnet (Author, Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher)

4/4/2020
Photo: Arnold's Oath of Allegiance (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oath_of_Allegiance) , May 30, 1778 U.S Colonial government, Benedict Arnold - http://www.ourarchives.wikispaces.net/Archivist+of+the+United+States+David+Ferriero%27s+Favorite+Records Benedict Arnold's Oath of Allegiance, 05/30/1778 Permission details N/A; not subject to copyrightView more (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benedict_Arnold#) Public Domain...

Duration:00:08:47

The Founders at Home: 3 of 4: The Building of America, 1735-1817 Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Myron Magnet (Author, Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher)

4/4/2020
Photo: Washington's army as it marches toward Valley Forge (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Valley_Forge) William B. T. Trego (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/en:William_B._T._Trego) - http://www.nationalserviceact.org/9.html , copied from en.wikipedia Painting depicting George Washington (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/George_Washington) leading the Continental Army (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Continental_Army) to Valley Forge (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Valley_Forge) in 1777....

Duration:00:15:00