The John Batchelor Show

Friday 19 October 2012

Air Date: 
October 19, 2012

Photo, above:  Fidel CASTRO is seen here talking to journalists  Hotel Theresa.Cuban President Fidel CASTRO was in New York to attend a General Assembly meeting of the United Nations. On the night of his arrival, he surprised the UN delegates by stamping in late and complaining about the treatment he received in the hotel with the UN had booked-in the Cuban delegation. 


Friday 905P Eastern Time: .Mary Anastasia O'Grady, WSJ, in re: Castro lies dying

Friday 920P Eastern Time:  .Natasha Singer, NYT, in re: what about  the "do not track" options on browsers?

Friday 935P Eastern Time: .Richard Epstein, Hoover, in re: Romney and the corporate welfare queens.

Friday 950P Eastern Time:  . Richard Epstein, Hoover, continued

Fidel Castro to Errol Flynn, 1958: "I feel that the citizens will know who you are... and it will cheer them to know that someone from the United States, whom they perhaps have seen on the screen, is interested enough to come and see them."

Friday 1005P (705P Pacific Time):  .Jim McTague, Barron's Washington, in re: welcome recovery October!

Friday 1020P (720P Pacific Time):  .Dan Henninger, WSJ, in re: the unpresidential Mr Obama

Friday 1035P (735P Pacific Time):  .Peggy Ellis, filmmaker, in re: Rescue in the Philippines.

Friday 1050P (750P Pacific Time):  .Bill Roggio, Long War Journal, in re: Yemeni al Qaeda attacks: what's the pattern?

Friday 1105P (805P Pacific Time): .Michael Vlahos, Naval War College, and author, in re: as the dictator lies dying, what lessons have been learned during the fifty-year war between the US and Cuba?

Friday 1120P (820P Pacific Time): . Michael Vlahos, continued

Friday 1135P (835P Pacific Time): .Mark Bittman, NY, in re: the Central Valley is the breadbasket of America. Organic vs sustainable?

Friday 1150P (850P Pacific Time):  .John Bolton, AEI, in re: Benghazi and the Obama Administration.

Friday/Sat 1205A (905 Pacific Time):  .Marc Coleman, Irish Talk Radio, in re: Ireland and Latvia in the European recovery. Also: watching the US elections from Ireland.

Friday/Sat  1220A (920 Pacific Time): . Marc Coleman, Irish Talk Radio, continued

Friday/Sat  1235A (935P Pacific Time):  .Ken Croswell, astronomer, in re: stars.

Friday/Sat  1250A  (950P Pacific Time): Exeunt. Claudia Rosett, FDD, in re: UN transfers technology to rogue states: why?

(Left photo: 1960 in Harlem, Fidel Castro and Malcolm X.)

(Below: Youtube of Erroll Flynn, 1959, in the year of death by heart attack in Vancouver B.B, October 14, 1959.)