The John Batchelor Show

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Monday 1 April 2013

  Photo, above:  1958 Chevy Corvette   Debuting in 1953 as the first American two-seater sports car, the Corvette is known to have been one of the ultimate American sports cars. The 1958 Chevrolet Corvette C1 comes with a 16 valves, V8 engine, and is capable of 290 horsepower. It's a rear wheel car...

Sunday 31 March 2013

Photo, above:  Chinese Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) in action along with the Type 071 999 井冈山 Jinggang Shan amphibious warfare ships of the People's Republic of China's People's Liberation Army Navy.  See below: Hour 4, Block C:  People's Liberation Army Navy: Combat System Technology, 1949-...

Saturday 30 March 2013

Photo, above: the sinking of the Titanic JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Hour One Saturday  30 March 2013 / Hour 1, Block A: How to Survive the Titanic: The Sinking of J. Bruce Ismay by Frances Wilson (1 of 4) Saturday 30 March 2013 / Hour 1, Block B:  How to Survive the Titanic: The Sinking of J. Bruce Ismay...

Friday 29 March 2013

Photo, above:  Chipping Norton is a market town in the Cotswold Hills in the West Oxfordshire district of Oxfordshire, England, about 12 miles southwest of Banbury and 18 miles northwest of Oxford. See: Hour 1, Block B:  Amy Chozick, NYT JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Hour One Friday 29 March 2013 / Hour 1,...

Thursday 28 March 2013

  Engraving, above: Roger Williams and the Narragansett Indians. Roger Williams (1603 – 1683) was an English Protestant theologian who was an early proponent of religious freedom and the separation of church and state. In 1636, he began the colony of Providence Plantation, which provided a refuge...

Wednesday 27 March 2013

Photo, above:  Hale-Bopp comet over Joshua Tree; see below: Hour 1, Block C, David Livingston, The Space Show, and Alan Hale, founder of Earthrise Institute and discoverer of Comet Hale-Bopp. JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Co-hosts: Gordon Chang, David Livingston Hour One Wednesday  27 March 2013 / Hour 1,...

Tuesday 26 March 2012

Photo, above:  2014 Bentley Continental Flying Spur. (See below: ​Hour 2, Block B:  LouAnn Hammond, Drivingthenation.com)  Powertrain: The Flying Spur will again offer a twin-turbocharged 6.0-liter W-12 engine with output increasing from 552 hp to 567 for the normal sedan; the hi-po Speed model...

Monday 25 March 2013

Photo, above: Apple Store: Beijing.  See Gordon Chang, Second Hour: Apple under attack by PRC and CCTV. JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Hour One Monday  25 March 2013 / Hour 1, Block A: Bill Roggio, Long War Journal and FDD, and Thomas Joscelyn, managing editor of Long War Journal, in re: Caliphate rising. al...

Sunday 24 March 2013

  Photo, above:  President Hoover escorting his successor, Franklin D. Roosevelt, to the Capitol in 1933. Courtesy of the Library of Congress. The Federal National Mortgage Association, commonly known as Fannie Mae, was founded in 1938 during the Great Depression as part of the New Deal. It is a...

Saturday 23 March 2013

Photo, above: Five members of the People's Will were condemned for assassinating Tsar Alexander II and were executed April 1881.  See Max Boot's "Invisible Armies." JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Hour One Saturday  23 March   2013 / Hour 1, Block A: The Myth of Martyrdom: What Really Drives Suicide Bombers,...

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