The John Batchelor Show

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Sunday 2 December 2012

(Photo: Ajax Amsterdam's soccer fans celebrate during the Dutch soccer League match between Ajax and FC Twente at the Arena stadium in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Sunday May 15, 2011. Ajax won the last match of the season against FC Twente, 2-0. (AP Photo/Bas Czerwinski) See Simon Kuper, author, "...

Saturday 1 December 2012

(Photo: August 1944: Troops of the 2nd Armored Division en route to Paris, August 1944. Credit: France’s Ministry of Defense.) JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Saturday 905P Eastern Time:   The Liberator: One World War II Soldier's 500-Day Odyssey from the Beaches of Sicily to the Gates of Dachau by Alex...

Friday 30 November 2012

Graphic, above: global population distribution. This is in connection with the 11-hour tonight, a discussion of UnCivilization: Urban Geopolitics in a Time of Chaos, by Gregory R. Copley JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW 1964: Fail Safe Friday 905P Eastern Time: . Michael Vlahos, Naval War College, in re: The...

Thursday 29 November 2012

Photo, above: Christianity in China; painting thought to be the Three Magi, perhaps on Palm Sunday; from Khocho, Nestorian Temple, 683–770 CE. Wall painting, 61 × 67 cm. Currently in the Museum für Indische Kunst, Berlin-Dahlem. See 9:35 PM segment, below, on Christianity in China, with Jillian Kay...

Wednesday 28 November 2012

  Painting, above: Total solar eclipse. As seen from the once upon a time fortress of the Imperial Japanese Navy, Rabaul, Northwest of the Coral Sea, a volcanic harbor of much consequence in WWII, 10:30 PM segment. JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Co-hosts:  Gordon Chang, David Livingston. Wednesday 905P...

Tuesday 27 November 2012

    Painting, above: King Narmer of Upper Egypt conquers the Nile Delta [see: Eric Trager, 10PM segment on Morsi's power grab] JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Co-host:  Larry Kudlow, Kudlow Report on CNBC; WABC Radio Tuesday 905P Eastern Time:  Larry Kudlow, in re: Nobody knows whither the tax/expenditure/...

Monday 26 November 2012

Photo, above: school of dolphins. See: 9:50PM report, below. The brain of an adult bottlenose dolphin is about 25% heavier than the average human adult's brain. At the Institute for Marine Mammal Studies in Mississippi, Kelly the dolphin has built up quite a reputation. All the dolphins at the...

Sunday 25 November 2012

  (Photo: Johnny von Neuman at Princeton Institute for Advanced Study (IAS) with the 1952 MANIAC: "In late 1945, von Neumann initiated a new project at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton to create an electronic computing instrument. As first conceived, the Institute, Princeton University...

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...

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