Schedules

Sunday 16 February 2014

Photo, above: Constructing the Empire State Building. JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Hour One Sunday 16 February 2014 / Hour 1, Block A: Bitter Ocean: The Battle of the Atlantic, 1939-1945 by David Fairbank White Sunday 16 February 2014 / Hour 1, Block B:  Sid Perkins, Science magazine, in re: Fossil site...

Saturday 15 February 2014

  Photo, above: The Diplomatic Reception Room in 1952, as Harry Truman shows it to newsman Walter Cronkite.  See 10 Hour: The Hidden White House: Harry Truman and the Reconstruction of America's Most Famous Residence by Robert Klara JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Hour One Saturday 15 February 2014 / Hour 1,...

Friday 14 February 2014

Photo, above: Valentine's Day tractor.    It's florists’s sacred mission to get their blooms into the hands of their customers this Valentine’s Day, come hell or high snow. We heard about two pioneering petal-pushers who tried innovative new ways to get flowers out this week. One plan succeeded,...

Thursday 13 February 2014

Photo, above: The title page of The Guide for the Perplexed by Maimonides.   JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Co-hosts: Mary Kissel, Wall Street Journal editorial board.  Malcolm Hoenlein, Conference of Presidents . Hour One Thursday  13 February 2014 / Hour 1, Block A: Rick Outzen, publisher, Pensacola...

Wednesday 12 February 2014

Photo, above: Located slightly more than four lights-years away, the low-mass red dwarf Proxima Centauri is the nearest star other than our own Sun to Earth. Despite its proximity, it is still too dim to be viewed with the unaided eye. It is probably bound gravitationally to the Alpha Centauri...

Tuesday 11 February 2014

Photo, above: St Andrew's, Kiev. JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Co-host: Larry Kudlow, The Kudlow Report, CNBC; and Cumulus Media radio Hour One Tuesday 11 February  2014 / Hour 1, Block A:  Larry Kudlow, in re:  28 Republicans joined with Democrats to pass a clean budget bill (couldn't get 218 any other way...

Monday 10 February 2014

Photo, above: Narberth, Pa, 13th CD Pennsylavania: see Salena Zito, PTR at 945 PM ET. JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Co-host: Thaddeus McCotter Hour One Monday 10  February 2014  / Hour 1, Block A: Aaron Task, Yahoo Finance & The Daily Ticker, in re: Two months in a row, weak jobs numbers.  The market...

Sunday 9 February 2014

Photo, above: Dark day . . .  smoke billows after a pipeline explosion in Nigeria, adding to the soot endemic in developing countries, causing respiratory illness and global warming.
(Photo: Reuters) Soot is impure carbon particles resulting from the incomplete combustion of hydrocarbons. It is...

Saturday 8 February 2014

Photo, above:  Cross-section of hydrofracking activity JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Hour One Saturday 8 February  2014 / Hour 1, Block A: The Master Switch: The Rise and Fall of Information Empires (Vintage) by Tim Wu (1 of 2) Saturday 8 February  2014 / Hour 1, Block B: The Master Switch: The Rise and...

Friday 7 February 2014

Painting, above:  John Jay Homestead State Historic Site, Katonah, New York, home of John Jay, first Chief Justice of the United States.  See Hour Four, The Founders at Home: The Building of America, 1735-1817 by Myron Magnet JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Hour One Friday 7 February  2014 / Hour 1, Block A:...

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