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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

97: SpaceX preps Jor-el costumes for ISS. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

5/27/2020
Photo: English: Illustration facing page 54 of H. G. Wells' The First Men in the Moon, 1st hardcover edition, published by George Newnes in 1901.Caption: "I sat across the edge of the manhole and looked down into the black interior" Date | 1901 Source | Internet Archive identifier: firstmeninmoon00welluoft (https://archive.org/details/firstmeninmoon00welluoft) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow SpaceX preps Jor-el costumes for...

Duration:00:14:28

97: Caves of Mars. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

5/27/2020
Photo: Curiosity (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Curiosity_(rover)) 's view of Martian soil and boulders after crossing the "Dingo Gap" sand dune (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sand_dune) (February 9, 2014; image transformed to Earth-like atmospheric view, original image (https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/spaceimages/details.php?id=PIA17944) ). NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS - http://photojournal.jpl.nasa.gov/jpeg/PIA17944.jpg PIA17944: Curiosity's Color View of Martian Dune After Crossing...

Duration:00:07:04

96: Biden paints himself into a place where he’s the only candidate for Joe Biden @LizPeek

5/26/2020
Image: This illustration of a ward from OSHA (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Occupational_Safety_and_Health_Administration) demonstrates several aspects of isolation: engineering controls (dedicated air ductwork), warning signs and labels (controlled entry), et al. Elizabeth Peek, TheHill and Fox News; in re: For vice-presdential candidate, Val Deming of Florida; or Kamela Harris; or Stacey Abrams, whom I consider to be toxic; hat is, many have found her to be truly offensive. Klobuchar is...

Duration:00:06:34

95: Markets look over the valley of the lockdown to recovery in the 3d and 4th quarters. @LizPeek

5/26/2020
Image: One vision: "The valley of the shadow of death" Crimean War photograph. Dirt road in ravine scattered with cannonballs. 27.6 × 34.9 cm (10 7/8 × 13 3/4 in.), salted paper print. Victoria and Albert Museum, London. Elizabeth Peek, TheHill and Fox News; in re: The buoyant mood of the markets. Anticipating what? Deaths. Governors’ demanding to stay closed. Europe nervous. All fifty states are coming back to life; and a lot of data showing depressed hospitality and travel but good number...

Duration:00:13:10

94: California's Newsom aims to harvest votes in the tens of millions. @HooverWhalen

5/26/2020
Photo:public domain English: Arrival of train in El Verano, California. Date | 1890 Source | http://cdm15763.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/singleitem/collection/p15763coll2/id/2527/rec/5 Author | Unknown author http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow California's Newsom aims to harvest votes in the tens of millions. @HooverWhalen...

Duration:00:11:07

94: The tragedy of the brutalized Nagorno-Karabakh presented in the form of an American citizen's disregard of an Israeli ambassador to Azerbaijan: South Caucasus grief. @ProfBShaffer @IrinaTsukerman @FDD @WashInstitute

5/26/2020
Photo: public domain English: Underage workers, country kids paving Pokrovka Street, Moscow - early 20th century.Русский: Мальчишки - дорожные рабочие, улица Покровка, Москва, фото 1900х гг. На дальнем плане - храм Успения на Покровке. Date | 1900s Source | "Вuilders of Russia. Moscow at the turn of century" ("Строители России. Москва в начале века", M, 2001 ISBN 5920700017 (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Special:BookSources/5920700017) Author | Unknown author...

Duration:00:11:09

92: #NewWorld: Failed Venezuela conquered by Iran's five oil tankers and Oil Minister El Aissami. @jmhumire @MariaFdaCabal @SecureFreeSoc

5/26/2020
Photo: public domain Ferdinand Konrad Bellermann (14 March 1814, Erfurt (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Erfurt) – 11 August 1889, Berlin (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Berlin) ) was a German (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Germany) painter and naturalist (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Naturalist) , who specialized in scenes of Venezuela (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Venezuela) .[1] (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ferdinand_Bellermann#cite_note-Hern%C3%A1ndez_1998-1)...

Duration:00:09:11

92: #NewWorld: For Latin America, it is poverty or the virus - and mostly both. @jmhumire @MariaFdaCabal @SecureFreeSoc

5/26/2020
Photo: public domain Irrigation near Zacatecas, Mexico c. 1900. Local number: SIA2012-4605Summary: SIA Acc. 11-093, Box 1, Folder Mary Agnes Chase Photograph Album 1898-1903; Photograph taken by Mary Agnes Chase or A. S. Hitchcock, documenting field work.Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives (http://siarchives.si.edu/) View more collections from the Smithsonian Institution. (http://collections.si.edu/) Date | 15 March 2012, 09:20 Source | Irrigation plant near Zacatecas [Mexico]....

Duration:00:12:32

93: Five anonymous guys in DC have poured billions into China’s military—using your retirement funds @frankgaffney @securefreedom

5/26/2020
Image: Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board logo .. .. .. SPECIAL NOTICE The Board will be meeting at 10:00 A.M. on Wednesday, May 27, 2020. Members of the public who are interested can listen to the meeting by calling 1-877-446-3914 and using passcode 5962888. Issues caused by national higher-than-normal usage of phone lines may limit the number of people able to participate on the call. .. .. .. Frank Gaffney, SecureFreedom.org, in re: The Chinese Communist Party’s aggression. The...

Duration:00:10:25

92: Taliban wins Qatar negotiations 5 to 1. Al Qaeda smiles again. @thomasjoscelyn @billroggio

5/26/2020
Image: Taliban border guard in 2001 Tom Joscelyn, Senior Fellow, Foundation for Defense of Democracies; & Senior Editor for FDD's Long War Journal; and Bill Roggio, Long War Journal and FDD; in re: Taliban declared a unilateral ceasefire for Eid al Fitr. Taliban also has asserted: “The only acceptable outcome is the reestablishment of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan” (i.e., Taliban-controlled). US agreed to leave within 14 months from 29 February 2020. Taliban agrees to release 1,000...

Duration:00:09:53

91: All the Great Prizes: 1of4: The Life of John Hay, from Lincoln to Roosevelt Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. John Taliaferro (Author), Joe Barrett (Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher)

5/26/2020
Photo: public domain Lot 9756-6: Naval Gun Factory, Washington Navy Yard, Washington, D.C., 1890-1910 Photographed by William H. Jackson, Detroit Publishing Company. (2016/02/25). Date | 25 February 2016, 10:47 Source | Lot 9756-6 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/127906254@N06/25247127636/) Author | National Museum of the U.S. Navy (https://www.flickr.com/people/127906254@N06) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow All the Great...

Duration:00:12:22

91: All the Great Prizes: 2of4: The Life of John Hay, from Lincoln to Roosevelt Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. John Taliaferro (Author), Joe Barrett (Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher)

5/26/2020
Photo: public domain English: Pa. Avenue from U.S. Treasury, Washington, D.C. Stereograph showing horses and carriages; streetcars on Pennsylvania Avenue; U.S. Capitol in background, ca. 1880. Date | ca. 1880 Source | Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USADate Created/Published: Washington, D.C. : J. F. Jarvis' Stereographic Views, 135 Penna. Avenue, [ca. 1880]Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-stereo-1s06116 (digital file from original)...

Duration:00:07:54

91: All the Great Prizes: 3of4: The Life of John Hay, from Lincoln to Roosevelt Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. John Taliaferro (Author), Joe Barrett (Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher)

5/26/2020
Photo public domain English: Title: Street car, Washington, D.C. Abstract/medium: 1 photographic print. Date | 1890 Source | Library of CongressCatalog: http://lccn.loc.gov/2001706113Image download: http://cdn.loc.gov/service/pnp/cph/3a10000/3a18000/3a18100/3a18113v.jpgOriginal url: https://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/2001706113/ Author | National Photo Company Collection Permission (Reusing this file (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:Reusing_content_outside_Wikimedia) ) | No known...

Duration:00:15:34

91: All the Great Prizes: 4of4: The Life of John Hay, from Lincoln to Roosevelt Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. John Taliaferro (Author), Joe Barrett (Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher)

5/26/2020
Photo: public domain 1890 [Construction of the Jefferson Building, Library of Congress, with the Capitol in the background, Washington, D.C.] http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow All the Great Prizes: 4of4: The Life of John Hay, from Lincoln to Roosevelt Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. John Taliaferro (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_audible_1?ie=UTF8&search-alias=audible&field-keywords=John+Taliaferro) (Author), Joe...

Duration:00:07:07

90: 8/8 Hundred Days: The Campaign that Ended World War I, by Nick Lloyd

5/25/2020
Image: The Stanford residence in Palo Alto, 1888 Hundred Days: The Campaign that Ended World War I, by Nick Lloyd (https://www.amazon.com/Nick-Lloyd/e/B0034NRE4K/ref=dp_byline_cont_book_1) Hardcover – January 28, 2014 https://www.amazon.com/Hundred-Days-Campaign-Ended-World/dp/0465074928 In the late summer of 1918, after four long years of senseless, stagnant fighting, the Western Front erupted. The bitter four-month struggle that ensued-‑known as the Hundred Days Campaign—saw some of the...

Duration:00:08:10

89: 7/8 Hundred Days: The Campaign that Ended World War I, by Nick Lloyd

5/25/2020
Image: "Weapons for Liberty – U.S.A. Bonds" calls on Boy Scouts to serve just like soldiers do; poster by J. C. Leyendecker, 1918 Hundred Days: The Campaign that Ended World War I, by Nick Lloyd (https://www.amazon.com/Nick-Lloyd/e/B0034NRE4K/ref=dp_byline_cont_book_1) Hardcover – January 28, 2014 https://www.amazon.com/Hundred-Days-Campaign-Ended-World/dp/0465074928 In the late summer of 1918, after four long years of senseless, stagnant fighting, the Western Front erupted. The bitter...

Duration:00:13:39

88: 6/8 Hundred Days: The Campaign that Ended World War I, by Nick Lloyd

5/25/2020
Image: Liberty bond (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liberty_bond) poster Hundred Days: The Campaign that Ended World War I, by Nick Lloyd (https://www.amazon.com/Nick-Lloyd/e/B0034NRE4K/ref=dp_byline_cont_book_1) Hardcover – January 28, 2014 https://www.amazon.com/Hundred-Days-Campaign-Ended-World/dp/0465074928 In the late summer of 1918, after four long years of senseless, stagnant fighting, the Western Front erupted. The bitter four-month struggle that ensued-‑known as the Hundred Days...

Duration:00:07:56

87: 5/8 Hundred Days: The Campaign that Ended World War I, by Nick Lloyd

5/25/2020
Image: A lineup of Albatros D.IIIs of Jasta 11 in early 1917 – the second aircraft in this lineup belonged to Manfred von Richthofen (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manfred_von_Richthofen) . Hundred Days: The Campaign that Ended World War I, by Nick Lloyd (https://www.amazon.com/Nick-Lloyd/e/B0034NRE4K/ref=dp_byline_cont_book_1) Hardcover – January 28, 2014 https://www.amazon.com/Hundred-Days-Campaign-Ended-World/dp/0465074928 In the late summer of 1918, after four long years of senseless,...

Duration:00:12:04

86: 4/8 Hundred Days: The Campaign that Ended World War I, by Nick Lloyd

5/25/2020
Image: Anti-German sentiment spiked after the sinking of the Lusitania (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sinking_of_the_RMS_Lusitania) . This recruiting poster depicts a drowning mother and child. Hundred Days: The Campaign that Ended World War I, by Nick Lloyd (https://www.amazon.com/Nick-Lloyd/e/B0034NRE4K/ref=dp_byline_cont_book_1) Hardcover – January 28, 2014 https://www.amazon.com/Hundred-Days-Campaign-Ended-World/dp/0465074928 In the late summer of 1918, after four long years of...

Duration:00:08:06

85: 3/8 Hundred Days: The Campaign that Ended World War I, by Nick Lloyd

5/25/2020
Image: World War I poster featuring the dog breeds representing their respective native countries (friends and foes). The Henry Heininger Co. Pub. NY. Wallace Robinson - 1915. “I am Neutral. BUT Not afraid of any of them.”(USA speech) Dog breeds and countries: English Bulldog (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/English_Bulldog) , England (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/England) ; German Dachshund (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dachshund) , Germany (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Germany) ; American...

Duration:00:14:46