Schedules

Sunday 24 November 2013

Photo, above: Chevrolet 1957 JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Hour One Sunday 24 November  2013 / Hour 1, Block A: Assassins of the Turquoise Palace by Roya Hakakian (1 of 2) Sunday 24 November  2013 / Hour 1, Block B: Assassins of the Turquoise Palace by Roya Hakakian (2 of 2) Sunday 24 November  2013 / Hour...

Saturday 23 November 2013

Photos, above:    The uniqueness of the ecosystem is the most interesting ecological aspect of the páramos in Ecuador. An estimated 60% of all flora is endemic to the biome (not to be found anywhere else in the world). Tall tussock grasslands in between which grow spectacular plant formations like...

Friday 22 November 2013

Photo, above:  ATV off track – gamer's image; see Hour 2, Block B, Sarah Maslin Nir, NYT, on For New York City’s Dirt Bikers, There's No Place to Ride  JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Hour One Friday  22 November  2013 / Hour 1, Block A: Ben Protess, NYT, in re: U.S. Investigates Currency Trades by Major Banks...

Thursday 21 November 2013

Photo, above:  Lake Baikal in Winter.  See Hour 4, Block C,  Nicholas Wade, on a 24,000-year-old skull with some mitochondrial DNA found also in today's Native Americans; suggests people with brown hair, brown eyes and freckles.   Baikal is considered sufficiently frozen by locals when the ice is...

Wednesday 20 November 2013

Photo, above:  . . . But this week, after weeks of inquiries by The Times about photos it received, the State Department released a trove of photographs showing buildings and vehicles ablaze during the Sept. 11, 2012, terrorist attack that . . . [more]   Judicial Watch was incredulous over the...

Tuesday 19 November 2013

Photo, above: Gettysburg, Pennsylvania; 
November 19, 1863 
 Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal. 

Now we are engaged in a great civil war, testing whether...

Monday 18 November 2013

Photo, above:  Typhoon survivors in Philippines in the hold of a C-130 cargo plane as they try ot leave Tacloban. The USS George Washington battle group is stationed in Philippines to provide aid to typhoon survivors. The nuclear-powered Nimitz-class aircraft carrier and accompanying ships arrived...

Sunday 17 November 2013

Photo, above: The dusty village where Barack Obama’s father was raised, Kisumu is a sleepy provincial city that sprawls along the eastern shore of Lake Victoria. JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Hour One Sunday 17 November  2013 / Hour 1, Block A: Sid Perkins, Supervolcanoes; the Yellowstone caldera: 500 years...

Saturday 16 November 2013

Photo, above:  globalization: transfers and commingling.   Potatoes and tomatoes are from the New World; when they became important crops elsewhere, local economies and populations shifted dependencies. From 1845 to 1852 in Ireland there occurred the Great Famine, a period of mass starvation,...

Friday 15 November 2013

Photo, above:  China in the world ocean: "Near seas" vs.  "far seas"    See Hour 2, Blocks C & D, Gregory Copley, on Chinese incursions into airspace and territorial waters; China taking over the use of Lamu island. JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Hour One Friday  15 November  2013 / Hour 1, Block A:  ...

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