The John Batchelor Show


Saturday 29 June 2013

Photo, above: The Green Cathedral is in Italy on the slopes of the Arera mountain near the northern city of Bergamo. It was designed by Giuliano Mauri, a natural architect who died in May 2009. It stands 21 metres tall, with five aisles and 42 columns. It's 28.5 metres long and 24 metres wide,...

Friday 28 June 2013

John Batchelor is away this week.  Please see the podcast for author interviews.

Thursday June 27, 2013

(Photo: Sheremetyevo International Airport Russia) John Batchelor is away this week.  Please see the podcasts for author interviews.

Sunday 23 June 2013

Photo, above  In 1910, Captain Robert Falcon Scott and a small crew of men embarked upon the infamous Terra Nova Expedition to the South Pole, only to arrive there on January 17, 1912, and discover that a Norwegian expedition had beaten them to the feat. To add tragedy to letdown, the crew never...

Saturday 22 June 2013

Photo, above:  Khrushchev and Castro JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Hour One Saturday 22  June   / Hour 1, Block A: The Fourteenth Day: JFK and the Aftermath of the Cuban Missile Crisis: The Secret White House Tapes by David G. Coleman  (1 of 4) John F. Kennedy’s handling of the Cuban Missile Crisis has been...

Friday 21 June 2013

Photo, above:  Medieval Irish illumination; see: Hour 3, Block C, Sid Perkins, Science magazine, on Science, snails, and climate. Of Monks, Volcanoes, and Very Cold Weather JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Hour One Friday  21 June  2013 / Hour 1, Block A:  Gordon Chang,, in re: U.S. charges Edward...

Thursday 20 June 2013

  Photo, above: Ethiopia’s Contested Dam Project on the Nile River: in March 2011, when Egypt was consumed by domestic unrest, Ethiopia announced it would soon begin construction on a hydroelectric dam along the Blue Nile River, one of two main tributaries for the Nile. The Grand Ethiopian...