Schedules

Sunday 20 July 2014

Photo, above:  Gazans, early 1900s. JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Hour One Sunday 20 July 2014  / Hour 1, Block A: State of Failure: Yasser Arafat, Mahmoud Abbas, and the Unmaking of the Palestinian State by Jonathan Schanzer  (1 of 4) Sunday 20 July 2014  / Hour 1, Block B: State of Failure: Yasser Arafat...

Saturday 19 July 2014

Photo, above: Conan Doyle, 1859-1930. JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Hour One Saturday 19 July 2014    / Hour 1, Block A: Douglas Star, “Killer of Little Shepherd.” Saturday 19 July 2014    / Hour 1, Block B: Douglas Star, “Killer of Little Shepherd.” Saturday 19 July 2014    / Hour 1, Block C: Daniel Levine...

Friday 18 July 2014

Image, above:  1911 depiction of the structure of capitalism, harbinger of the globalization under discussion in Hour 2, Block C, Henry I Miller, M.D., Hoover & Forbes.com, on: the Wealthy Activist Vandana Shiva Is a Poor Advocate for the Poor JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Hour One Friday  18 July 2014...

Thursday 17 July 2014

Photo, above: The Gaza Strip smuggling tunnels are passages that have been dug under the Philadelphi Corridor, a narrow strip of land, 14 km (8.699 miles) in length, situated along the border between Gaza Stripand Egypt. After the Israel-Egypt Peace Treaty of 1979, the town ofRafah, in the southern...

Wednesday 16 July 2014

Photo, above: Main service gantry of the Angara pad in Plesetsk under construction in April 2013. Credit: Russian Ministry of Defense, via Russian Space Web. JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Co-hosts: Gordon Chang, Forbes.com.  Dr. David M. Livingston, The Space Show. Hour One Wednesday  16 July  2014 / Hour 1...

Tuesday 15 July 2014

Photo, above: Itar-Tass headline on Ukraine civil war, July 15, 2014. JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Hour One Monday 14 July 2014  / Hour 1, Block A: Phil Izzo, WSJ Monday  July 2014  / Hour 1, Block B: Gregory Zuckerman, WSJ Monday July 2014  / Hour 1, Block C: Larry Kudlow, CNBC; Carson Bruno, Hoover....

Monday 14 July 2014

Painting, above: Prise de la Bastille by Jean-Pierre Houël  The storming of the Bastille occurred on the morning of 14 July 1789. The medieval fortress and prison known as the Bastille represented royal authority in the center of Paris. The prison contained only seven inmates at the time of its...

Sunday 13 July 2014

Picture, above: The gateway of Shihr.  Ash-Shihr is a coastal town in Hadhramaut, southern Yemen. It was a part of the Qu'aiti Sultanate before the unified Yemen was formed.  Ash Shihr was involved in the export of frankincense in ancient times, to be traded as far as China. The Chinese writer and...

Saturday 12 July 2014

Photo, above: Niels Bohr motorcycling with his wife, Margrethe, in Denmark around 1930.  Niels Henrik David Bohr (7 October 1885 – 18 November 1962) was a Danish physicist who made foundational contributions to understanding atomic structure and quantum theory, for which he received the Nobel Prize...

Friday 11 July 2014

  Photo, above: The Almohad reforms were a series of changes to the existing religious climate in Islamic Spain over the course of seventy years. The preceding Almoravid, while more repressive than some governments in Al-Andalus, was not violently repressive. The religious fundamentalism of the ...

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