The John Batchelor Show

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Friday 3 August 2012

A crash of the king-salmon population in Alaska is rippling through the state's tourism-depdent economy. In July, Gov. Sean Parnell asked the Obama administration to declare a fishery disaster for the Yukon and Kuskokwim rivers and warned one might also be needed for the Kenai, shown.  The fish,...

Thursday 2 August 2012

Syrian rebels drew criticism for images like this one from Aleppo on Tuesday in which they dragged a suspected pro-government militiamen into the street. JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Thursday 905P Eastern Time: Mary Kissel, Wall Street Journal editorial board, in re: India blackout and market solutions;...

Wednesday 1 August 2012

 A typhoon dumped torrents of rain as it swept past the Philippines, killing at least seven people and displacing more than 20,000 others by Tuesday. Another storm lashed the capital and neighboring provinces, leaving several parts of Manila without power and under water. JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW ...

Tuesday 31 July 2012

Ted Cruz campaigned in Houston on Tuesday as Texas voters went to the polls to determine the Republican nominee for the United States Senate seat being vacated by Kay Bailey Hutchison.   JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW    Tuesday 905P Eastern Time:  Larry Kudlow, The Kudlow Report on CNBC, in re: Milton...

Monday 30 July 2012

On Oct. 5, 2008, just after coming within 25 kilometers (15.6 miles) of the surface of Enceladus, NASA’s Cassini captured this stunning mosaic as the spacecraft sped away from this geologically active moon of Saturn. Image credit: NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute.   JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW U.S....

Sunday 29 July 2012

Ohi nuclear power plant is seen after its No. 3 rector, right, returned to operation in Ohi town, Fukui prefecture, western Japan, Sunday, July 1, 2012. (AP Photo/Kyodo News)   JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW   Sunday  905PM Eastern (605P Pacific): Francesco Guerrera, WSJ, in re: for what purpose are the Fed...

Saturday 28 July 2012

Admiral Halsey's flagship, the 16-inch gunned, fast battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62)   JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW   Saturday 905P Eastern Time:   Francis Rose and Gordon Chang, in re: review of the Bo Xilai scandal, the rocky transition to fifth-generation Communist Party leadership; billions of dollars/...

Friday 27 July 2012

  ​Île de Sein is a French island in the Atlantic Ocean, off Finistère, 8 kilometres from the Pointe du Raz (raz meaning "water current"), from which it is separated by theRaz de Sein. Its Breton name is Enez Sun. The island, with its neighbouring islets, forms the commune of Île-de-Sein in the...

Thursday 26 July 2012

​Mourners carry the coffin of the late Cuban activist Oswaldo Paya and his picture from a church to a cemetery for his burial in Havana on Tuesday. JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Thursday 905P Eastern Time:  Mary Anastasia O'Grady, WSJ, in re: Osvaldo Payá  - a devout Catholic and deeply spiritual; held it...

Wednesday 25 July 2012

 India is home to about half of the world’s tiger population, an estimated 1,700, down from 100,000 in the country at the turn of the last century.  JOHN  BATCHELOR SHOW Wednesday 905P Eastern Time (605P Pacific Time): Richard McGregor of  the Financial Times and author of The Party: The Secret...

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