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Thursday 30 August 2018

Caution — beware plummeting Turkish liras under the mad stewardship of Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.  Photo:  5000 Turkish Lira Reverse.  The currency has been out of luck for years; the old Turkish banknotes reached such stellar proportions as twenty million and more for a modest purchase. After a decade...

Wednesday 29 August 2018

Engraving:  "A View of the Taking of Quebec", 13 September 1759, on the Plains of Abraham – that is, Abraham Martin, who was given some land on the northeast corner.  Here occurred a pivotal battle in the Seven Years' War (referred to as the French and Indian War in the United States). The battle,...

Tuesday 28 August 2018

Photo: logo for the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration under the President of the Russian Federation  JOHN BATCHELOR SHOWCo-host: Larry Kudlow, Director of the National Economic Council under US Pres Donald Trump.  Hour OneTuesday 28 August 2018/ Hour 1,...

Monday 27 August 2018

Photo: Taliban video shows fighters on captured Afghan base in Baghlan (from the video) Taliban fighters loiter on the Allahuddin military base in Baghlan-e Markazi district, which it overran last week. Note how casual the Taliban fighters are, walking around in broad daylight. The Taliban killed...

Friday 24 August 2018

Photo: Tau-Gu, Chief of the Paiutes, Overlooking Virgin River with John Wesley Powell (at age 39), circa 1872  JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW  Hour OneFriday  23 August 2018 / Hour 1, Block A:  Gregory Copley,  International Strategic Studies Association (ISSA); also Editor-in-Chief of Defense & Foreign...

Thursday 23 August 2018

Photo: Samson Carries away the Gates of Gaza—exterior of the Duomo in MilanJOHN BATCHELOR SHOWCo-hosts: Mary Kissel, Wall Street Journal, and Malcolm Hoenlein, Conference of Presidents  Hour OneThursday 23 August 2018 / Hour 1, Block A:  John Fund, NRO, in re:  President speaks not well of Jeff...

Wednesday 22 August 2018

Photo: Les demi-mondaines:  Elles étaient vénales, certes, mais c’était le prix de leur beauté.  JOHN BATCHELOR SHOWCo-host: Gordon Chang, Daily Beast  Hour OneWednesday 22 August 2018/ Hour 1, Block A:  Arthur Waldron, Lauder Professor of International Relations in the Department of History at the...

Tuesday 21 August 2018

Engraving:  A depiction of the 1755 Lisbon earthquake as seen from across the Tagus River  JOHN BATCHELOR SHOWCo-host: Larry Kudlow, Director of the National Economic Council under President Donald Trump.  Hour OneTuesday 21 August 2018/ Hour 1, Block A:.  Elizabeth Peek, Fox News,  in re: The...

Monday 20 August 2018

Photo: Yingpan Man, a nearly perfectly preserved 2,000-year-old Caucasoid mummy, discovered in what now is Western China.     The discovery of Chärchän Man, along with dozens of other perfectly preserved mummies found in Turkestan in western China, has made archaeologists question the old...

Friday 17 August 2018

Photo: In Northwestern Nigeria, the Emir of Sokoto caliphate, Amirul Mumineen Sultan Muhammadu Sa'ad Abubakar IV.  His guest was the president, Gen Muhammadu Buhari.  JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW  Hour OneFriday  17 August 2018 / Hour 1, Block A:  Jerry Hendrix, VP at Telemus Group, a national-security...

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