Schedules

Sunday 6 July 2014

Photo, above:   Assassination of President Lincoln - The murderer leaping upon the stage, and catching his spur in the flag which hung before the President's box. - From a sketch by our Special Artist, Albert Berghaus.  Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, May 6, 1865     JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Hour...

Saturday 5 July 2014

Photo, above: La Amistad (Spanish for "friendship") was a Nineteenth-Century two-masted schooner built in Spain and owned by a Spaniard living in Cuba. While it was transporting Mende captives originally kidnapped in Sierra Leone from Havana, Cuba, in July 1839, the Africans took control of the...

Friday 4 July 2014

Photo, above: Pennsylvania, Gettysburg Battlefield, Slaughter Pen.  The Battle of Gettysburg was fought July 1–3, 1863, in and around the town of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, between Union and Confederate forces during the American Civil War. The battle involved the largest number of casualties of the...

Thursday 3 July 2014

Graphic, above: A world map released by the "Islamic State" on Twitter shows the jihadist organization's 5-year plan to establish the Caliphate across the entire Middle East including Israel, North Africa, Spain, Greece, Pakistan, Georgia, China and parts of Russia. "The legality of all emirates,...

Wednesday 2 July 2014

Photo, above: Chinese-North Korean border.  See Hour 2, Block B, Bruce Bechtol, professor at Angelo State University, in Texas, and author of North Korea and Regional Security in the Kim Jong-un Era. JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Hour One Wednesday  2 July 2014 / Hour 1, Block A: Scott Harold, associate...

Tuesday 1 July 2014

Photo, above: Pillars of Qohaito, pre-Axumite monolithic columns in Qohaito, Eritrea; nominated for UNESCO World Heritage List. The Kingdom of Aksum, covering much of modern-day Eritrea and northern Ethiopia, rose somewhere around the first or second centuries and adopted Christianity by the time...

Monday 30 June 2014

  Photo, above:  Last to leave Vietnam, April 1975: "US Marines throwing Vietnamese people back  over the embassy wall."  Extraordinary tale here. JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Co-host: Thaddeus McCotter, from WJR, "The Great Voice of the Great Lakes" Hour One Monday  30 June  2014  / Hour 1, Block A:  ...

Sunday 29 June 2014

Photo, above: Young 2-year-old Lian from Gaza, who was diagnosed with a rare genetic disorder, was admitted to Haifa hospital at the age of 7 months because of terminal renal failure.  The corridors and treatment rooms of Rambam Medical Center are the only home Lian Barham has ever known. The 2-...

Saturday 28 June 2014

Photo, above:  JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Hour One Saturday 28 June   2014 / Hour 1, Block A: A Mad Catastrophe: The Outbreak of World War I and the Collapse of the Habsburg Empire by Geoffrey Wawro (1 of 8) Saturday 28 June   2014 / Hour 1, Block B: A Mad Catastrophe: The Outbreak of World War I and...

Friday 27 June 2014

Photo, above: The Syrian-Catholic Archbishop of Mosul, Yohanna Petros Mouche (Ongoing Killings of Christians in Iraq) (Christians in Iraq) . See Hour 2, Block A, Seb Gorka, FDD, Natl Defense University, & Breitbart.com, in re:  ARCHBISHOP'S LAST STAND IN IRAQ     Peu à peu, Noël aussi disparaît...

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