Schedules

Friday 6 June 2014

Photo, above: Allied preparations in England for D-Day, June 6, 1944. JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Hour One Friday  6 June  2014 / Hour 1, Block A: Michael Vlahos, Naval War College, in re: What Happens When the Sacred War Departs? Friday  6 June  2014 / Hour 1, Block B:  Michael Vlahos, Naval War College...

Thursday 5 June 2014

Photo, above: Pointe du Hoc: a cliff scaled under almost impossible circumstances by some of the bravest young men in American history.  Pointe du Hoc is on the coast of Normandy in the north of France. In 1944 it was part of the biggest sea invasion in history. During the World War 2 planning of...

Wednesday 4 June 2014

Photo, above: The Tank Man, or the Unknown Protester, is the nickname of an anonymous man who stood in front of a column of tanks on June 5, 1989, the morning after the Chinese military had suppressed the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989 by force. The man achieved widespread international...

Tuesday 3 May 2014

Photo, above - evocativesynthesis: This is an abandoned railway station in Abkhazia, former Russian territory. It stays untouched since the collapse of USSR – the railway connection of Abkhazia and Russia stopped and railway station left out of demand so nature could take over the left-overs of...

Monday 2 June 2014

Photo, above: Unaccompanied Immigrant Children   The number of children coming unaccompanied to the United States in recent years has increased to historic numbers, and continues to rise. From an average of 7,000 - 8,000 arriving each year and entering U.S. custody, the number rose to nearly 14,000...

Sunday 1 June 2014

Photo, above: Albert C. Barnes with Renoir’s “Bathers in the Forest” (left). Photograph of 1932 from the Barnes Foundation Archives. Barnes, like Henry Clay Frick, was a ruthless accumulator of wealth, but where Frick amassed prime art specimens, . . . Barnes was gripped by both specific artistic...

Saturday 31 May 2014

Photo, above: Edward Curtis photograph of Apsaroka Horse cavalry.. see Hour 3: Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher: The Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis by Timothy Egan JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Hour One Saturday 31 May 2014 / Hour 1, Block A: American Fun: Four Centuries of Joyous...

Friday 30 May 2014

Graphic, above: Barbados - In 2012, the Barbadian government established a 12-member Reparations Task Force to be responsible for sustaining local, regional and international momentum for reparations. Barbados is reportedly “currently leading the way in calling for reparations from former colonial...

Thursday 29 May 2014

Photo, above: Moscow stock exchange.  Text from 2013: For the first time in Russia's history, physical precious metals would be traded to boost liquidity in the market and attract more participants.  Mikhail Orlenko, director of the commodity market of the Moscow exchange said the exchange is going...

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