Friday 02/15/13 - Batchelor Fourth Hour

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Hour Four

Friday  15 Feb 2013 / Hour 4, Block A:  Fouad Ajami, Hoover Institution, in re: The Pharaoh Fell, but His Poisonous Legacy Lingers, Wall Street Journal

Friday  15 Feb 2013 / Hour 4, Block B:  Brooks Barnes NYT, in re: Thomas Tull producing Jack and the Beanstalk, going for “creative” in Hollywood.     Film Financier Faces a Critical Juncture

Friday  15 Feb 2013 / Hour 4, Block C:  Robert Cutler, Carleton University Institute of European, Russian & Eurasian Studies,  in re:  China buys Canada's oil company Nexen and also Buzzard oil field.     Nexen-Cnooc Tie-Up Gets US Approval.  
‪Nexen Inc. (NXY) said early Tuesday that the Committee on Foreign Investment in the U.S. has approved Cnooc Ltd.'s $15.1 billion.

CNOOC-Nexen deal wins US approval, its last hurdle   Reuters India

Friday  15 Feb 2013 / Hour 4, Block D:   Kate Galbraith, NYT a d Texas Tribune, in re: Big Coal vs Sierra Club in East Texas Sierra Club Takes Aim at Old Coal Plants in East Texas - NYTimes ... Staring across a lake at the oldest coal-fired power plant in Texas, Mayor Roy W. Hill thinks . . .