The John Batchelor Show

Schedules

Monday 23 September 2013

Photo, above: al Shebaab in Somalia JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Hour One Monday  23 September  2013 / Hour 1, Block A:   Thomas Joscelyn, Long War Journal senior editor, and Bill Roggio, Long War Journal and FDD, in re:  (1 of 2) al Shebaab (the youth) swore allegiance to al Q in 2012.   July 2013 UN...

Sunday 22 September 2013

   Photo, above: Yale crew team of 1880, featuring Chung Mun Yew in the center (Manuscripts and Archives, Yale University) See: Hour 1, Blocks C & D -Fortunate Sons: The 120 Chinese Boys Who Came to America, Went to School, and Revolutionized an Ancient Civilization... by Liel Leibovitz and...

Saturday 21 September 2013

Photo, above:  The Nomonhan Incident and the Politics of Friendship on the Russia-Mongolia-China Border The summer of 2009 in Ulaanbaatar was unusually bustling for an otherwise sleepy city at a time when almost half of its one million strong population were out in summer camps drinking koumiss (Mo...

Friday 20 September 2013

Photo, above: Judith Tebutt - Armed men shot dead her husband, David, after bursting into their cottage at the luxury Kiwayu Safari Village, north of Lamu island in Kenya.  Mr Tebbutt, 57, a finance director for publishers Faber & Faber, died from a single gunshot wound to the chest. His wife,...

Thursday 19 September 2013

Photo, above: In San Francisco Bay, the J105 fleet in the Rolex Big Boat Series showed off the iconic visuals that America's Cup planners hoped would seal San Francisco's bid to host America's Cup racing. Photo: C. Rolex / Daniel Forster JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Co-host: Mary Kissel, Wall Street...

Wednesday 18 September 2013

Photo, above: Demonstrators march with banners and flags during a protest against the government's nuclear policy in Taipei on Sunday, May 19, 2013. Thousands of Taiwanese marched through the capital Taipei on Sunday urging the government to halt construction of a nearly completed nuclear power...

Tuesday 17 September 2013.

  Photo, above:  Prince Bandar, head of Saudi intelligence, with Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin, in the Kremlin. See: Hour 3, Blocks A & B,  Stephen F Cohen, NYU & Princeton Russian Studies Prof Emeritus. Soviet Fates & Lost Alternatives, on, "Russia is a country such that no matter what...

Monday 16 September 2013

Photo, above: ancient minaret in Herat.  See: Hour , Block A, Bill Roggio and Thomas Joscelyn. JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Hour One Monday  16 September 2013 / Hour 1, Block A: Bill Roggio, Long War Journal and FDD, and Thomas Joscelyn, Long War Journal senior editor, in re: in Syria, chem. weapons suggest...

Sunday 15 September 2013

      Photo, above: Mark Twain honored by a USSR postage stamp JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Hour One Right, below: For ancient Mesopotamians, their cities were the centers of life. When they looked back to the beginning of time, they did not see a Garden of Eden, but rather an ancient site called Eridu,...

Saturday 14 September 2013

  Photo, above: Ferdinand Richardt, Independence Hall in Philadelphia, circa 1858-1863 (White House, Washington, D.C., America)  JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Hour One Saturday 14 September 2013 / Hour 1, Block A: Roger Williams and the Creation of the American Soul: Church, State, and the Birth of Liberty...

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