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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

When Apple reopens, America reopens close behind. @GeneMarks @Guardian

3/28/2020
Photo: Public Domain (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:New_York_City%27s_Sixth_Avenue_elevated_railway_and_the_crowded_street_below,_ca._1940_-_NARA_-_535709.jpg) File:New York City's Sixth Avenue elevated railway and the crowded street below, ca. 1940 - NARA - 535709.jpg Created: circa 1940 date QS:P571,+1940-00-00T00:00:00Z/9,P1480,Q5727902 Location: 38° 0′ 0″ N, 98° 0′ 0″ W...

Duration:00:09:36

8/8 Ministers at War: Winston Churchill and His War Cabinet, by Jonathan Schneer.

3/28/2020
Image: Much later, Churchill painted Daybreak at Cassis. Ministers at War: Winston Churchill and His War Cabinet, by Jonathan Schneer (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_audible_1?ie=UTF8&search-alias=audible&field-keywords=Jonathan+Schneer) . Matthew Brenher (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_audible_2?ie=UTF8&search-alias=audible&field-keywords=Matthew+Brenher) (Narrator), Blackstone Audio, Inc....

Duration:00:11:24

7/8 Ministers at War: Winston Churchill and His War Cabinet, by Jonathan Schneer.

3/28/2020
Image: The Cabinet War Rooms office-bedroom of Brendan Bracken (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brendan_Bracken) , Churchill's Minister of Information (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ministry_of_Information_(United_Kingdom)) . Ministers at War: Winston Churchill and His War Cabinet, by Jonathan Schneer (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_audible_1?ie=UTF8&search-alias=audible&field-keywords=Jonathan+Schneer) . Matthew Brenher...

Duration:00:12:04

6/8 Ministers at War: Winston Churchill and His War Cabinet, by Jonathan Schneer.

3/28/2020
Image: The Map Room in the Churchill Museum and Cabinet War Rooms (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Churchill_Museum_and_Cabinet_War_Rooms) Ministers at War: Winston Churchill and His War Cabinet, by Jonathan Schneer (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_audible_1?ie=UTF8&search-alias=audible&field-keywords=Jonathan+Schneer) . Matthew Brenher (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_audible_2?ie=UTF8&search-alias=audible&field-keywords=Matthew+Brenher) (Narrator), Blackstone Audio, Inc....

Duration:00:11:05

5/8 Ministers at War: Winston Churchill and His War Cabinet, by Jonathan Schneer

3/28/2020
Image: Diana Spencer-Churchill, Winston Churchill’s eldest daughter, with her then-husband, Duncan Sandys in 1935. Ministers at War: Winston Churchill and His War Cabinet, by Jonathan Schneer (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_audible_1?ie=UTF8&search-alias=audible&field-keywords=Jonathan+Schneer) . Matthew Brenher (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_audible_2?ie=UTF8&search-alias=audible&field-keywords=Matthew+Brenher) (Narrator), Blackstone Audio, Inc....

Duration:00:10:29

4/8 Ministers at War: Winston Churchill and His War Cabinet, by Jonathan Schneer

3/28/2020
Image: 1929 portrait of Neville Chamberlain the appeaser by William Orpen. Ministers at War: Winston Churchill and His War Cabinet, by Jonathan Schneer (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_audible_1?ie=UTF8&search-alias=audible&field-keywords=Jonathan+Schneer) . Matthew Brenher (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_audible_2?ie=UTF8&search-alias=audible&field-keywords=Matthew+Brenher) (Narrator), Blackstone Audio, Inc....

Duration:00:08:14

3/8 Ministers at War: Winston Churchill and His War Cabinet, by Jonathan Schneer.

3/28/2020
Image: Photo of all 6 first editions of Churchill’s History of World War II, in six volumes. Ministers at War: Winston Churchill and His War Cabinet, by Jonathan Schneer (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_audible_1?ie=UTF8&search-alias=audible&field-keywords=Jonathan+Schneer) . Matthew Brenher (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_audible_2?ie=UTF8&search-alias=audible&field-keywords=Matthew+Brenher) (Narrator), Blackstone Audio, Inc....

Duration:00:14:41

2/8 Ministers at War: Winston Churchill and His War Cabinet, by Jonathan Schneer.

3/28/2020
Image: Winston Churchill Ministers at War: Winston Churchill and His War Cabinet, by Jonathan Schneer (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_audible_1?ie=UTF8&search-alias=audible&field-keywords=Jonathan+Schneer) . Matthew Brenher (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_audible_2?ie=UTF8&search-alias=audible&field-keywords=Matthew+Brenher) (Narrator), Blackstone Audio, Inc....

Duration:00:09:39

1/ 8 Ministers at War: Winston Churchill and His War Cabinet, by Jonathan Schneer.

3/28/2020
Image: Edward Frederick Lindley Wood, 1st Earl of Halifax; 1944. Halifax ceded the position of prime minister to Churchill rather than perhaps be seen to have failed in the war. Ministers at War: Winston Churchill and His War Cabinet, by Jonathan Schneer (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_audible_1?ie=UTF8&search-alias=audible&field-keywords=Jonathan+Schneer) . Matthew Brenher...

Duration:00:11:53

The strange ancient hot spring of Mars. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

3/28/2020
Photo: Elliptical features (arrows) in Vernal crater (HiRISE image PSP_010420_1855_RED). North is up. https://www.hou.usra.edu/meetings/lpsc2020/pdf/1563.pdf http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The strange ancient hot spring of Mars. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com https://behindtheblack.com/behind-the-black/points-of-information/inactive-hot-springs-on-mars/

Duration:00:09:18

The virus also pauses space engineering. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

3/28/2020
Photo: Dr. Robert H. Goddard loading a 1918 version of the Bazooka of World War II. From 1930 to 1941, Dr. Goddard made substantial progress in the development of progressively larger rockets, which attained altitudes of 2400 meters, and refined his equipment for guidance and control, his techniques of welding, and his insulation, pumps, and other associated equipment. In many respects, Dr. Goddard laid the essential foundations of practical rocket technology Public domain...

Duration:00:14:01

#PacificWatch: California closes the beaches and the mountains. Jeff Bliss.

3/28/2020
Photo: Unknown author or not provided Record creator | Department of the Navy. Eleventh Naval District. San Pedro Naval Operating Base. (1917 - 1947) Title | Naval Ammunition and Net Depot, Seal Beach, California. [Aerial view of jetty and coastline.]Français : Vué aérienne du dépôt de munitions navales, Seal Beach, Californie. [vue aérienne de la jetée et du littoral] This media is available in the holdings of the National Archives and Records Administration...

Duration:00:09:50

Approaching the moment for POTUS to make the call to win the war by going back to work. @DanHenninger @WSJOpinion

3/28/2020
Photo: President Roosevelt examines a globe presented to him by the U.S. Army. December 25, 1942. Date | Taken on 25 December 1942 Source | 74-20(502) (https://www.flickr.com/photos/fdrlibrary/5933725960/) Author | FDR Presidential Library & Museum (https://www.flickr.com/people/54078784@N08) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Approaching the moment for POTUS to make the call to win the war by going back to work. @DanHenninger...

Duration:00:10:04

#SmallBusinessAmerica: Hurry to the SBA and your banker for prompt action. @GeneMarks @Guardian

3/28/2020
Photo: Image from page 23 of "MNB : ninety odd years of banking 1825-1916" (1900) Identifier: mnbninetyoddyear00newb Title: MNB : ninety odd years of banking 1825-1916 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookidmnbninetyoddyear00newb) Year: 1900 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookyear1900) (1900s (https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookdecade1900) ) Authors: Subjects: Merchants National Bank (New Bedford,...

Duration:00:13:09

Neville Shute's and Stanley Kramer's "On the Beach" in the time of the virus: 2 of 2: Michael Vlahos @JHUWorldCrisis

3/28/2020
Photo: The "Baker" explosion, part of Operation Crossroads (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Crossroads) , a nuclear weapon test (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nuclear_testing) by the United States (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States) military (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_armed_forces) at Bikini Atoll (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bikini_Atoll) , Micronesia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Micronesia) , on 25 July 1946. The wider, exterior cloud is actually...

Duration:00:08:03

Neville Shute's and Stanley Kramer's "On the Beach" in the time of the virus: 1 of 2: Michael Vlahos @JHUWorldCrisis

3/28/2020
Photo: First Edition 1st ediiton cover Source Fair use (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:OnTheBeach.jpg) File:OnTheBeach.jpg Uploaded: 2017-09-28 06:13:03 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Neville Shute's and Stanley Kramer's "On the Beach" in the time of the virus: 1 of 2: Michael Vlahos @JHUWorldCrisis https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/On_the_Beach_(novel) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/On_the_Beach_(1959_film)

Duration:00:12:50

Colorado healthcare prepares for the virus. Dr. Davd Schneider, author, "The Invention of Surgery: A History of Modern Medicine: From the Renaissance to the Implant Revolution."

3/27/2020
Photo:September 4, 1915. Rocky Mountain National Park Dedication Ceremony. (From Left to Right) Enos Mills, F.O. Stanley, Ed Taylor, Mrs. John D. Sherman, and Governor George Carlson. NPS Photo http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Colorado healthcare prepares for the virus. Dr. Davd Schneider, author, "The Invention of Surgery: A History of Modern Medicine: From the Renaissance to the Implant Revolution." Audible Audiobook –...

Duration:00:11:42

POTUS listens to Wall Street wisemen recommend deliberative caution in reopening American commerce. @CGasparino

3/27/2020
Photo: No Known Restrictions: JP Morgan Building by Underhill, ca. 1914 (LOC) Believed to be in Public Domain From Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Collections (http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/catalog.html) . More on copyright: What does "no known restrictions" mean? (http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/195_copr.html#noknown) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow POTUS listens to Wall Street wisemen recommend deliberative caution...

Duration:00:12:01

Looking for American patience, respect for authority and community spirit in the time of the virus. David Davenport @HooverInst

3/27/2020
Photo: Worcester, ca.1905 View author information (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Bird%27s-eye_View_of_Worcester,_MA.jpg) Public Domain (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Bird%27s-eye_View_of_Worcester,_MA.jpg) File:Bird's-eye View of Worcester, MA.jpg Uploaded: 2009-12-12 09:39:26 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Looking for American patience, respect for authority and community spirit in the time of the...

Duration:00:11:46

#TheScalaReport: The virus and American small franchisees: What is to be done? Chris Riegel, CEO Scala.com #ScalaAPS @STRATACACHE

3/27/2020
Photo: English: Crew outside kitchen and mess hall cars, Northern Coast Timber Company, ca. 1911 Description | English: Caption on image: 448 PH Coll 516.2355 Northern Coast Timber Company was in business ca. 1907 to ca. 1915, with logging operations at Kangley and then at Maple Valley. Kangley is a community on a small tributary of the Green River, eleven miles northeast of Issaquah in southwest King County. It was named by the Northern Pacific Railway for John Kangley, general manager of...

Duration:00:11:33