The John Batchelor Show

Schedules

Friday 8 November 2013

Photo, above:  Nuclear Saudi Arabia - buying bombs from Pakistan? See Hour 3, Block C, Barry Pavel, Atlantic Council, on Saudi Arabia wanting to buy nuclear weapons from Pakistan. JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Guest-host:  Francis Rose, Federal News Radio Hour One Friday  8 November  2013 / Hour 1, Block A...

Thursday 7 November 2013

Hour One Thursday  7 November 2013  / Hour 1, Block A:  Dan Henninger   Thursday  7 November 2013  / Hour 1, Block B:  Reza Kahlili     Thursday  7 November 2013  / Hour 1, Block C:  Henry Miller    Thursday  7 November 2013  / Hour 1, Block D:  Anatoli Zak   Hour Two Thursday  7 November 2013  /...

Wednesday 6 November 2013

  Photo, above:  The inimitable Barry Beck, former captain of the New York Rangers, now in Hong Kong to develop the Hong Kong Academy of Ice Hockey.  See Hour 2, Block B, Barry Beck, General Manager, Hong Kong Academy of Ice Hockey. JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Co-host: Gordon Chang, Forbes.com Hour One...

Tuesday 5 November 2013

  Photo, above: Guy Fawkes Night, also known as Guy Fawkes Day, Bonfire Night and Firework Night, is an annual commemoration observed on 5 November, primarily in Great Britain. Its history begins with the events of 5 November 1605, when Guy Fawkes, a member of the Gunpowder Plot, was arrested while...

Monday 4 November 2013

Photo, above: One in every five sunlike stars is orbited by a potentially habitable planet, according to a new analysis of observations by NASA’s Kepler space telescope. This artist's illustration represents the variety of planets being detected by NASA's Kepler spacecraft. Scientists now say that...

Sunday 3 November 2013

  Photo, above: Measuring latitude. See Hour 3, Blocks A& B, Measure of the Earth: The Enlightenment Expedition That Reshaped Our World by Larrie D Ferreiro JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Hour One Sunday 3 November 2013 / Hour 1, Block A: All Is Forgotten, Nothing Is Lost: A Novel by Lan Samantha Chang...

Saturday 2 November 2013

Photo, above: Relief of the Bar Kokhba Revolt. In 132 CE, a revolt led by a potential Messiah, Bar Kokhba, swept through Jewish lands, attempting to overthrow the rule of Rome. Vast amounts of wealth are believed to have been hidden during this time in preparation for a victory and rebuilding of...

Friday 1 November 2013

Photo, above: Andrew W. Marshall (born September 13, 1921) is the director of the United States Department of Defense's Office of Net Assessment. Appointed to the position in 1973 by United States President Richard Nixon, Marshall has been re-appointed by every president that followed. Thumbnail: ...

Thursday 31 October 2013

Photo, above: A typical rainforest scene in Daintree National Park, north Queensland, Australia. See Hour 1, Block D,  Mary Kissel, Wall Street Journal editorial board, in Mossman Gorge, Australia, JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Hour One Thursday  31 October 2013   / Hour 1, Block A:  Rep Devin Nunes (CA-21...

Wednesday 30 October 2013

  Photo, above Muhammed Yunus, Nobelist for inventing the practice of microcredit, being received warmly in Queens, New York; he cuts the ribbon at the launch celebrations of Grameen America.  While giant financial service institutions in the nation are shirking under the iron hand of the economy,...

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