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Friday 22 March 2013

Map, above:   The Eurasian Union is said to be the brainchild of Vladimir Putin in the wake of his third term as the President of Russia. If realised, it would comprise a number of states which were part of the former Soviet Union: Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Tajikistan. According...

Thursday 21 March 2013

Photo, above:  Pres Obama visits Israel; the  first sight he's taken to see on his tour, moments after he sets foot on the tarmac, is an Iron Dome battery. JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Hour One Co-hosts: Mary Kissel, Wall Street Journal editorial board; Edward Hayes, criminal defense attorney par...

Wednesday 20 March 2013

  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: Walter Lohman, Director of Asian Studies Center at the Heritage Foundation, on North Korea and missile defense. Wednesday  13 March 2013 / Hour 1,...

Tuesday 19 March 2012

Photo, above:  In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, a Syrian victim who suffered an alleged chemical attack at Khan al-Assal village according to SANA, receives treatment by doctors, at a hospital in Aleppo, Syria, Tuesday March 19 (photo credit: AP/SANA)  There is no...

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...

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