Schedules

Wednesday 23 April 2014

Photo, above: Stephen Yates, chief executive officer of D.C. International Advisory and former advisor to Vice President Dick Cheney, on Taiwanese TV.  He's running for the Republican nomination for District 30A of the Idaho House of Representatives; see Hour 2, Block C. 朋友: Steve Yates, 漢文名叫葉望輝,...

Tuesday 22 April 2014

Photo, above: Ukraine's police and intelligence service accused Russia of staging a fatal shooting incident on Sunday in which pro-Moscow separatists were killed in the east of the country. "Armed lawbreakers and saboteurs who are terrorising the local population around Slaviansk ... have turned to...

Monday 21 April 2014

Graphic, above: Events Pertaining to the Cuban Missile Crisis 1950s - American-owned businesses controlled all of Cuba's oil production, 90% of its mines, and roughly half of all its railroad, sugar, and cattle industries. Havana had become an attractive tourist destination for Americans and US...

Sunday 20 April 2014

Picture, above: In the Orthodox midnight Easter liturgy, the service continues till midnight, when the church is kept dark and it's held that Jesus arises from death.  A flame from the altar is used to light candles held by parishioners, who pass the light on throughout the church. Then begins a...

Saturday 19 April 2014

Photo, above: A Klebs Incunabula Herbal, 1492.  This book is a translation into Low German and enlargement of the Gart der Gesundheit of 1485, the first illustrated herbal to be printed. (Klebs helped Cushing to obtain the Library’s copy of this 1485 incunabule). The text includes 519 hand-colored...

Friday 18 April 2014

Photo, above: In New York City, Brooklyn Bridge Park is now home to an historic and beautifully restored carousel, a gift of Jane and David Walentas.  Built in 1922 by the Philadelphia Toboggan Company, the carousel was purchased in 1984 and painstakingly restored to its original condition.  The...

Thursday 17 April

Photo, above:  Rohingya children, Rakhine State. See Hour 1, Block C: Steven L Herman, VOA, Southeast Asia Bureau Chief/Correspondent. JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Hour One Thursday  17 April 2014 / Hour 1, Block A: Eli Lake, senior national security correspondent, Newsweek/Daily Beast, in re: "Ask Valodya...

Wednesday 16 April 2014

Photo, above: Donetsk, Ukraine, Pro-Russian rebels flying a Russian flag. JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Co-hosts: Gordon Chang, Forbes.com.  Dr. David M. Livingston, The Space Show. Hour One Wednesday  16 April 2014 / Hour 1, Block A: Harry Kazianis, managing editor for National Interest & non-resident...

Tuesday 15 April 2014

Photo, above: Russian media describing events in Slavyansk, Eastern Ukraine:  Junta MVDU boss Arseny Avakov attempted to “restore order” in the eastern Ukraine by sending troops to the region. This morning, Avakov announced the start of a military operation in Slavyansk, in Donetsk Oblast. ...

Monday 14 April 2014

Photo, above: WASHINGTON — As tensions between the West and Russia simmer, a Russian attack plane engaged in “provocative” acts Saturday towards the destroyer USS Donald Cook in international waters, the Pentagon announced Monday.   JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Co-host: Hour One Monday  14 April   2014  /...

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