The John Batchelor Show

Schedules

Monday 18 March 2013

Photo, above: "The lights were dimmed and the doors were locked. But inside a branch of Laiki Bank, one of Cyprus’s two dominant banks, a few silhouettes glided about Monday, filling cash machines to calm a wave of anxiety that has washed over this tiny island since European leaders took the...

Sunday 17 March 1013

  Photo: To promote the NRA, the government appealed to the nation's sense of patriotism. A blue eagle was designed as the symbol of the NRA, and the government used mass meetings and huge parades to promote the program. In San Francisco, 8,000 schoolchildren formed a giant representation of the...

Saturday 16 March 2013

  Photo: Calvin Coolidge and Native Americans at the White House. JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW   Coolidge by Amity Shlaes   The First Frontier: The Forgotten History of Struggle, Savagery, and Endurance in Early America by Scott Weidensaul Hour One Saturday  16 March 2013 / Hour 1, Block A  Roger Williams...

Friday 15 March 2013

  Photo: Reading, Vermont: See Third Hour: Wall Street $100 Million Man Makes Vermont Downton Abbey  By Max Abelson Andrew J. Hall, the former Citigroup (C) Inc. oil trader whose pay package of about $100 million ensnared him in the fight over compensation at bailed- out banks in 2009, is selling...

Thursday 14 March 2013

Photo, above: One vista of St Patrick's Day in New York City. JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Co-hosts: Mary Kissel, Wall Street Journal editorial board; Edward Hayes, criminal defense attorney; Malcolm Hoenlein, Conference of Presidents   Hour One Thursday  14 March 2013 / Hour 1, Block A: David M Drucker,...

Wednesday 13 March 2013

Photo, above: Mathura, India, birthplace of Lord Krishna. See:  Hour 2, Block C:  . Hari Kumar, NYT,  Massive March for Yamuna River Nears Delhi   JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Co-hosts: Gordon Chang, Forbes.com, and David Livingston, The Space Show Hour One Wednesday  13 March 2013 / Hour 1, Block A: Scott...

Tuesday 12 March 2012

Photo, above: Two Different Aqueous Environments  This set of images compares rocks seen by NASA's Opportunity rover and Curiosity rover at two different parts of Mars. On the left is " Wopmay" rock, in Endurance Crater, Meridiani Planum, as studied by the Opportunity rover. On the right are the...

Monday 11 March 2013

Photo, above: Rival football fans in Egypt have protested over sentences handed down over riots at a match in Port Said in February last year. The court upheld 21 death sentences and handed down prison terms to other defendants over the violence, which claimed 74 lives. Most victims were supporters...

Sunday 10 March 1013

  Photo: San Francisco Opera dusted off its vivid 28-year-old sets for a new, hilarious production of Mozart’s comic opera The Marriage of Figaro led by acclaimed British stage director John Copley JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Hour One Sunday 10 March 2013 / Hour 1, Block A: A First-Rate Madness: Uncovering...

Saturday 9 March 2013

  Photo: Piegan Encampment (Edward S. Curtis, courtesy of Cardozo Fine Art) JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Hour One Saturday  2 March 2013 / Hour 1, Block A  The Inventor and the Tycoon: A Gilded Age Murder and the Birth of Moving Pictures by Edward Ball 1 of 4 Saturday 2 March 2013 / Hour 1, Block B:   The...

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