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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.

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New York, NY

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Westwood One

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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.

Language:

English


Episodes

158: 4/8 Our Lives, Our Fortunes and Our Sacred Honor: The Forging of American Independence, 1774-1776, by Richard R. Beeman.

7/8/2020
Image: Continental Congress seal: Drawing of a seal used by Thomas Mifflin as the President of the Continental Congress in 1783-4, which is a derivative of the Great Seal of the United States (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Seal_of_the_United_States) . It is possible the seal was used by all presidents of the Congress, but the seal apparently did not pass over to the federal government in 1789. The drawing was made in about 1885; it is not known if the artist (David McNeely Stauffer)...

Duration:00:07:51

158: 3/8 Our Lives, Our Fortunes and Our Sacred Honor: The Forging of American Independence, 1774-1776, by Richard R. Beeman.

7/8/2020
Image: Portrait of Thomas Jefferson while in London in 1786 by Mather Brown (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mather_Brown) Our Lives, Our Fortunes and Our Sacred Honor: The Forging of American Independence, 1774-1776, by Richard R. Beeman. 1st Edition In 1768, the Philadelphia physician Benjamin Rush stood before the empty throne of King George III, overcome with emotion as he gazed at the symbol of America’s connection with England. Eight years later, he became one of the fifty-six men to...

Duration:00:13:34

158: 2/8 Our Lives, Our Fortunes and Our Sacred Honor: The Forging of American Independence, 1774-1776, by Richard R. Beeman.

7/8/2020
2/8 Samuel Adams: A stern, middle-aged man with gray hair wearing a dark red suit. In this c. 1772 portrait by John Singleton Copley (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Singleton_Copley) , Adams points at the Massachusetts Charter (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Explanatory_charter) , which he viewed as a constitution that protected the peoples' rights. Image: Our Lives, Our Fortunes and Our Sacred Honor: The Forging of American Independence, 1774-1776, by Richard R. Beeman. 1st Edition In...

Duration:00:08:32

157: 1/8 Our Lives, Our Fortunes and Our Sacred Honor: The Forging of American Independence, 1774-1776, by Richard R. Beeman

7/8/2020
Image: The Death of General Mercer at the Battle of Princeton, January 3, 1777 by John Trumbull, Dr. Benjamin Rush and General George Washington enter from the background, with Captain William Leslie, shown on the right, mortally wounded Our Lives, Our Fortunes and Our Sacred Honor: The Forging of American Independence, 1774-1776, by Richard R. Beeman. 1st Edition In 1768, the Philadelphia physician Benjamin Rush stood before the empty throne of King George III, overcome with emotion as he...

Duration:00:11:50

156: Genoa reopens carefully. Lorenzo Fiori, Ansaldo Foundtation.

7/8/2020
Image: [Piazza Acquaverde (Green Water Plaza), Genoa, Italy] (LOC) [Piazza Acquaverde (Green Water Plaza), Genoa, Italy] [between ca. 1890 and ca. 1900]. 1 photomechanical print : photochrom, color. Notes: Title from the Detroit Publishing Co., Catalogue J--foreign section, Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Publishing Company, 1905. Print no. "8545". Forms part of: Views of architecture and other sites in Italy in the Photochrom print collection. Subjects: Italy--Genoa. Format: Photochrom...

Duration:00:12:09

156: No longer secure for Americans to travel to Hong Kong. Christian Whiton, Center for National Interest.

7/8/2020
Image:1899年英國在大埔舉行接管新界儀式 Description: New Territory Hong Kong. Location: Hong Kong Our Catalogue Reference: Part of CO 1069/446. This image is part of the Colonial Office photographic collection held at The National Archives. Feel free to share it within the spirit of the Commons. Please use the comments section below the pictures to share any information you have about the people, places or events shown. We have attempted to provide place information for the images automatically but our...

Duration:00:09:54

155: The plan to discard the Electoral College. @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCotter @theamgreatness

7/8/2020
Image: https://nationalmap.gov/small_scale/printable/elections.html Author | United States Geological Survey (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/en:United_States_Geological_Survey) The plan to discard the Electoral College. @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCotter @theamgreatness

Duration:00:08:55

155: Defunding the Police and the rule of law. @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCotter @theamgreatness

7/8/2020
Image: George Catlin (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/George_Catlin) Title | Five Points (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Five_Points,_Manhattan) Date | 1827 Medium | oil (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oil_paint) Defunding the Police and the rule of law. @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCotter @theamgreatness https://www.nationalreview.com/2020/07/washington-vs-violent-crime/

Duration:00:10:54

153: #NewWorld: The IRGC colonizes Caracas & What is to be done? Joseph Humire @jmhumire @securefreesoc; Senator Maria Fernanda Cabal @MariaFdaCabal #NewWorld

7/8/2020
Image:Español: Parque Los Caobos en Caracas - Venezuela hacia 1940 Date | 1940 Source | Postal sobre el Parque Los Caobos en Caracas Venezuela producida por el National Tourist of Venezuela en 1940 Author | National Tourist of Venezuela #NewWorld: The IRGC colonizes Caracas & What is to be done? Joseph Humire @jmhumire @securefreesoc; Senator Maria Fernanda Cabal @MariaFdaCabal #NewWorld https://www.wsj.com/articles/iranian-military-owned-conglomerate-sets-up-shop-in-venezuela-11593972015

Duration:00:10:07

153: #NewWorld: Coronavirus corruption cases spread across Latin America. Joseph Humire @jmhumire @securefreesoc; Senator Maria Fernanda Cabal @MariaFdaCabal #NewWorld

7/8/2020
Image: Guayaquil's waterfront around 1920. Unknown author - Scanned from original stero card in User:Infrogmation (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Infrogmation) 's own collection; previously uploaded to https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:GuyaquilWaterfront1920.jpg Guyaquil Waterfront, c. 1920, from Stereopticon card Permission details Published in USA early 20th century with no notice of copyright; public domain.View more (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guayaquil#) Public Domain...

Duration:00:11:53

153: Why would anyone behead Christopher Columbus in Waterbury, Connecticut? @LizPeek

7/8/2020
Image: Christopher Columbus at the gates of the monastery of Santa María de la Rábida (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/La_R%C3%A1bida_Friary) with his son Diego, by Benet Mercadé (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benet_Mercad%C3%A9) Benet Mercadé (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/en:Benet_Mercad%C3%A9) - [2] (https://content3.cdnprado.net/imagenes/Documentos/imgsem/a6/a6a4/a6a4ffa1-399a-4ba8-87b0-da673cb25de8/e5db9d7a-2c44-4227-a565-75b107a6f2e9.jpg) Christopher Columbus at the gates of the...

Duration:00:06:33

153: The Springtime governors lose authority as the Summertime trucking economy gains supremacy. @LizPeek @TheHill

7/8/2020
Image:Standard Oil/Crown Gasoline General Motors truck Model K 52, replaced by Model T40 - 1925.Digital ID: 480988Source: Photographs of General Motors and Chrysler car and truck models, 1902 - 1938. / General Motors Truck Company, Pontiac, Michigan, 1936, photographs - specifications (more info (http://digitalgallery.nypl.org/nypldigital/explore/?col_id=241) )Repository: The New York Public Library. Science, Industry and Business Library. General Collection Division.See more information...

Duration:00:13:01

154: London grows accustomed to life with the virus. Joseph Sternberg: @josephsternberg, @WSJOpinion

7/7/2020
Image: Richard Blome (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Blome) 's map of London (1673). The development of the West End had recently begun to accelerate. Joseph Sternberg, WSJ, in re: London grows accustomed to life with the virus.

Duration:00:09:00

154: Hong Kong falls. Joseph Sternberg: @josephsternberg, @WSJOpinion

7/7/2020
Image: Joseph Sternberg, WSJ, in re: Hong Kong falls.

Duration:00:13:33

153: The positives are up and the death rate is down. @henryimiller

7/7/2020
Image: Morbity and Mortality report: cover page of MMWR of July 3, 1981. Considered to be the first major public info regarding (what later became known as) AIDS Henry Miller, Pacific Research Center, in re: https://time.com/5863564/hospitals-capacity-coronavirus-surge/

Duration:00:06:06

153: Accelerating Operation Warp Speed; and what is to be done? @henryimiller

7/7/2020
Image: Jonas Salk (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jonas_Salk) at the University of Pittsburgh (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/University_of_Pittsburgh) where he developed the first polio vaccine (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polio_Vaccine) . Henry Miller, Pacific Research Center, in re: https://www.wsj.com/articles/u-s-commits-2-billion-for-covid-19-vaccine-drug-supplies-11594132175?st=3piwx83kovu0zpf&reflink=article_email_share

Duration:00:13:42

152: Vicksburg: 8of8: Grant's Campaign That Broke the Confederacy Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Donald L. Miller (Author), Rick Adamson (Narrator), Simon & Schuster Audio (Publisher)

7/6/2020
Image:Maj. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ulysses_S._Grant) , USA The original uploader was The Mystery Man (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:The_Mystery_Man) at English Wikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/) . - This image is available from the United States Library of Congress (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Library_of_Congress) 's Prints and Photographs division (https://www.loc.gov/rr/print/) under the digital ID cwpbh.01058...

Duration:00:09:04

152: Vicksburg: 7of8: Grant's Campaign That Broke the Confederacy Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Donald L. Miller (Author), Rick Adamson (Narrator), Simon & Schuster Audio (Publisher)

7/6/2020
Image: TITLE: Siege of Vicksburg--13, 15, & 17 Corps, Commanded by Gen. U.S. Grant, assisted by the Navy under Admiral Porter--Surrender, July 4, 1863, by Kurz and Allison Kurz and Allison - Source: Library of Congress (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3g01754) Public Domain (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Battle_of_Vicksburg,_Kurz_and_Allison.png) File:Battle of Vicksburg, Kurz and Allison.png Created: circa 1888 date QS:P,+1888-00-00T00:00:00Z/9,P1480,Q5727902 Vicksburg: 7of8:...

Duration:00:13:49

152: Vicksburg: 6of8: Grant's Campaign That Broke the Confederacy Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Donald L. Miller (Author), Rick Adamson (Narrator), Simon & Schuster Audio (Publisher)

7/6/2020
Image: en:Battle of Champion Hill (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Champion_Hill) . Sketched by Mr. Theodore R. Davis. Theodore Russel Davis (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/en:Theodore_R._Davis) - Source Harper's Weekly (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harper%27s_Weekly) , Volume: 1863, Issue: 06/20, Page Range: 0393ad-0393ad Public Domain (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Battle_of_Champion_Hill.png) File:Battle of Champion Hill.png Created: 1 January 1863 Vicksburg: 6of8:...

Duration:00:07:34

152: Vicksburg: 5of8: Grant's Campaign That Broke the Confederacy Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Donald L. Miller (Author), Rick Adamson (Narrator), Simon & Schuster Audio (Publisher)

7/6/2020
Image: Union gunboats bombard Confederate positions during the Battle of Grand Gulf (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Grand_Gulf) . F.H. Schell and Thomas Hogan. A list of artists and engravers can be found on p. 23 of the PDF (http://access.bl.uk/item/pdf/lsidyv38dd1937) . - This file is from the Mechanical Curator collection (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:British_Library/Mechanical_Curator_collection) , a set of over 1 million images scanned from out-of-copyright books...

Duration:00:12:23