Schedules

Sunday 19 October 2014

Photo, above: "Nighttime as our ancestors knew it is under fire." Photograph: Eastern Skies; Sunkhaze Meadows, Benton, Maine.  See Hour 2, Blocks C & D, The End of Night: Searching for Natural Darkness in an Age of Artificial Light, by Paul Bogard JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Hour One Sunday 19 October...

Saturday 18 October 2014

Photo, above: Stained-glass windows commemorating a soldier fallen in World War I, in St. Andrew’s Uniting Church in Brisbane, Australia. See Hour 2, The Great and Holy War: How World War I Became a Religious Crusade, by Philip Jenkins JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Hour One Saturday 18 October  2014 / Hour...

Friday 17 October 2014

Photo, above: 'Banzai Babe Ruth' tracks surprising tour of Japan   In 1944, from their foxholes on Cape Gloucester in the South Pacific, U.S. Marines fighting Japanese forces heard an unusual war cry from their enemies: "To hell with Babe Ruth!" Almost 10 years had passed since 500,000 Japanese had...

Thursday 16 October 2014

Chart, above: The eurozone crisis (often referred to as the euro crisis or the sovereign debt crisis) is an ongoing crisis that has been affecting the countries of the eurozone since early 2009, when a group of 10 central and eastern European banks asked for a bailout. At the time, the European...

Wednesday 15 October 2014

Image, above: The non-profit company MarsOne plans to establish the first human settlement on Mars by 2025. Pictured is an artist's rendering of a series of habitats. Solar panels (in the foreground), would supply the colony's electricity, while a system to extract water from the soil (in the...

Tuesday 14 October 2014

Photo, above: See Hour 3, Block B, John Nicolson, Scottish broadcaster, on ''Flower of Scotland" as Scotland's  national anthem. JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Co-host: Larry Kudlow, CNBC senior advisor; & Cumulus Media radio Hour One Tuesday  14 October  2014 / Hour 1, Block A: Mark Warshawsky, WSJ, in...

Monday 13 October 2014

  Photo, above:  JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Hour One Monday  13 October  2014  / Hour 1, Block A:  Bill Roggio, Long War Journal and FDD, in re: AQIS leader, 'good' Taliban commander killed in 2 US drone strikes in Pakistan's tribal areas  Sheikh Imran Ali Siddiqi, a senior al Qaeda in the Indian...

Saturday 11 October 2014

Photo, above: An 80-foot section of the old, elevated West Side Highway in Manhattan, New York City; looking westward across the Hudson River from just south of Canal Street. The roadway, long in perilous condition, collapsed in 1982 during demolition.  New York City road planning, see Hour 2,...

Friday 10 October 2014

Image, above: Jaish al-Muhajireen wal-Ansar (JMA, Arabic: جيش المهاجرين والأنصار‎ Army of Emigrants and Supporters), formerly known as the Muhajireen Brigade (Katibat al-Muhajireen), is an Islamist jihadist group made up of Chechen and other Russian-speaking foreign fighters, and native Syrians,...

Thursday 9 October 2014

Photo, above: Balochistan conflict, Iran and Pakistan with troops at their borders. See Hour 3, Block D, Arif Rafiq, Middle East Institute. Photo by grace of The Nation of Pakistan (nation.com.pk) with thanks.     JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Co-host: Mary Kissel, Wall Street Journal editorial board &...

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