Schedules

Thursday 22 May 2014

Photo, above: Edmund Burke. See Hour 3, Block D,  Peter Berkowitz, Hoover & Real Clear Politics, in re: A Conservative's Case for Moderation JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Co-hosts: Mary Kissel, Wall Street Journal editorial board. Malcolm Hoenlein, Conference of Presidents. Hour One Thursday  22 May...

Wednesday 21 May 2014

Photo, above: Binh-Ba Island, Cam Ranh Bay, Vietnam. JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Co-hosts: Gordon Chang, Forbes.com. David M. Livingston, The Space Show. Hour One Wednesday  21 May  2014 / Hour 1, Block A: Fraser Howie, co-author of Red Capitalism: The Fragile Financial Foundation of China's Extraordinary...

Tuesday 20 May 2014

Photo, above: "The Mission Control Center of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Russian: Центр управления полётами), also known by its acronym ЦУП ("TsUP") is located in Korolyov, near the RKK Energia plant." JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Co-host: Larry Kudlow, senior CNBC consultant; and Cumulus Media radio...

Monday 19 May 2014

Photo, above: Malcolm X with his daughters, Attallah (right) and Qubilah, in 1963. Today would have been his eighty-ninth birthday.  His tumultuous life, from surviving a murderous Klan attack in Kansas when he was a small child to his conversion to an Islam filled with compassion and generosity...

Sunday 18 May 2014

Photo, above: Roald Amunsdsen en route to the South Pole; see Hour 2, The Last Viking: The Life of Roald Amundsen, by Stephen R. Bown. "The weather had improved more and more, and the sun was in the process of breaking through in dead earnest. My snow goggles bothered me from time to time. Light...

Saturday 17 May 2014

Photo, above:  In honor of Hour 4, Cycles of Time: An Extraordinary New View of the Universe by Roger Penrose, a tessellation pattern by Pail Barchilon. For a brief essay on Penrose's book, see Roger Penrose’s New Idea: The Story and the Verdict  JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Hour One Saturday 17  May  2014...

Friday 16 May 2014

Photo, above:  Jews in the heart of China; Beginning in 960 CE, an unexpected Jewish tradition once flourished in Kaifeng  China is the last place one could imagine a Jewish community, yet once again the Jewish people seem to find themselves deeply immersed in the culture and history of a foreign...

Thursday 15 May 2014

Map, above: Religious groups in Lebanon. Lebanon goes to the polls on June 7 in a legislative election contested by two coalitions whose rivalry has dominated national politics since the 2005 assassination of former Prime Minister Rafik al-Hariri. Independent politicians will also run. The two...

Wednesday 14 May 2014

Photo, above: Geirangerfjord, Norway.  Norway,one of the most magnificently beautiful nations on Earth, historically among the most ethical, now rich from oil, has shamed itself by rudeness to HH the Dalai Lama in a futile effort to kiss the hem of Xi Jinping and the unelected tyrants of Beijing. A...

Tuesday 13 May 2014

Photo, above: Roman ditch at Hadrian's Wall; see Hour 4, The Discovery of Middle Earth: Mapping the Lost World of the Celts by Graham Robb  JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Hour One Tuesday  13 May 2014 / Hour 1, Block A:  Robert Zimmerman, behindtheblack.com, in re: Russia fights back   Much has been made of...

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