Schedules

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...

Monday 12 May 2014

Engraving, above: Jews in old Ukraine. JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Co-host: Thaddeus McCotter, WJR Hour One Monday  12 May 2014  / Hour 1, Block A: Aaron Task, Yahoo Finance and the Daily Ticker,   in re: Dow at 17,000, big-caps flying  high, and all other stocks are slumped.  The rocket ship is in boring...

Sunday 11 May 2014

Photo, above:  "...model 184, 10 Tube Duo-Symphonic, Lafayette Radio & TV Corp; New York; Lafayette 10th Anniversary catalog 1932" JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Hour One Sunday 11 May 2014  / Hour 1, Block A: The New Deal & Modern American Conservatism: A Defining Rivalry by Gordon Lloyd and David...

Saturday 10 May 2014

Photo, above: Friday 13 April 1945 JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Hour One Saturday 10 May 2014 / Hour 1, Block A: FDR's Funeral Train: A Betrayed Widow, a Soviet Spy, and a Presidency in the Balance by Robert Klara (1 of  4) Saturday 10 May 2014 / Hour 1, Block B: FDR's Funeral Train: A Betrayed Widow, a...

Friday 9 May 2014

Photo, above: 1893-7: Herbert Hoover (seated, left) and other members of the Stanford surveying squad, 1893. (unknown copyright) JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Co-host: Mary Kissel, Wall Street Journal editorial board; host of OpinionJournal.com Hour One Friday  10 May 2014 / Hour 1, Block A: Panel of...

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