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Saturday 24 November 2012

  (Photo of a painting by Robert Griffing, b. 1940 : A Cherokee scout for General Edward Braddock's advance on the French and their Indian allies at Fort Duquesne, 1755, before the French attacks Braddocks' column and show the general, who perished July 13, 1755.  Scenes from SCOTT WEIDENSAUL, THE...

Friday 23 November 2012

  (Photo: Women at the Douglas Aircraft Company plant, Long Beach, California, Oct0ber 1942. by Alfred T. Palmer. LOC.  Scenes from Arthur Herman, “Freedom’s Forge.”) Machinist Douglas Aircraft plant, Long Beach, CA, October 1942 905P: Richard Lucas, “Axis Sally.” Shortwave radio enthusiast Lucas...

Thursday 22 November 2012

(Photo: Paris, 1938, on the Right Bank of the Seine, likely the 8th Arrondisement. Scenes from Alan Furst's thrilling and shadowy "Mission to Paris." at 11 PM ET) Notre Dame in the snows of early 1938, from the Left Bank of the Seine.) 905P: Gina Apostol, author, Gun Dealer’s Daughter, A Novel. 1...

Wednesday 21 November 2012

Picture, above: The Blue Jay is a passerine bird in the family Corvidae, native to North America. It is resident through most of eastern and central United States and southern Canada, although western populations may be migratory. Blue Jay fathers are not, in fact, blue; the feather barbs are...

Tuesday 20 November 2012

Photo, above: Virginia earthquake, 2011: Cracks in Washington Monument A detail photograph of the north side of the Washington Monument on the National Mall August 24, 2011, in Washington, D.C. It was announced that the Washington Monument would be closed "indefinitely" in the wake of the...

Monday 19 November 2012

Photo, above: where Hamas hides its rockets in Zeytoun, Gaza:  JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Monday 905P Eastern Time (605P Pacific Time):   . Eric Trager, Washington Institute, in re: About 500 Egyptian activists have crossed into Gaza to deliver medical supplies and show support for Palestinians, according...

Sunday 18 November 2011

Graphic, above:  The set of all numbers, real and imaginary JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Sunday  905PM Eastern (605P Pacific): The Irrationals: A Story of the Numbers You Can't Count On by Julian Havil; 1 of 4 The insides of this book are as clever and compelling as the subtitle on the cover. Havil, a...

Saturday 17 November 2012

  Photo, above: Dong_Ha, Vietnam: Operation Hastings JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Saturday 905P Eastern Time:   Black April: The Fall of South Vietnam, 1973-75 by George J. Veith; 1 of 4 The defeat of South Vietnam was arguably America’s worst foreign policy disaster of the 20th Century. Yet a complete...

Friday 16 November 2012

  Photo, above: Trucking fleets and the economy.  Peterbilt Motors Company is an American manufacturer of medium- and heavy-duty Class 5 through Class 8 trucks headquartered in Denton, Texas. Founded in 1939 Peterbilt operates manufacturing facilities in Denton, Texas (1980), and Sainte-Thérèse,...

Thursday 15 November 2012

Graphic, above: the reach of Hamas rockets JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Co-host: Malcolm Hoenlein Thursday 905P Eastern Time:  Aaron Klein, WABC radio, in re: from a bunker under Tel Aviv as Hamas rockets rain to the south. Thursday 920P Eastern Time:  Reza Kahlili, author, A Time to Betray, and Larry...

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