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Friday 8 February 2013

Photo, above:  Nemo means "no name" in Latin.  Hans Weiditz II’s woodcut illustration for the title page of Ulrich von Hutten’s 1518 volume OUTIS NEMO (above), which now resides in the National Gallery of Art’s permanent collection, portrays Nemo as a coastal giant surveying the detritus of what...

Thursday 07 February, 2013

  Photo, above: JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Co-hosts: Mary Kissel, Wall Street Journal editorial board, and Malcolm Hoenlein, Conference of Presidents Hour One Thursday  10  Jan 2013 / Hour 1, Block A:  Ed Hayes, criminal defense attorney par excellence, in re: the play, Lucky Guy, opening on Broadway. NY...

Wednesday 6 February 2013

First Hour Toshi Yoshihara, John A. van Beuren Chair of Asia-Pacific Studies at the Naval War College and co-author with James Holmes of Red Star over the Pacific: China's Rise and the Challenge to U.S. Maritime Strategy, in re: Marking a new escalation in tensions between countries with the world'...

Tuesday 5 February 2013

  Photo, above:  "Greed is not a crime. But the question is: where does greed lead?" said Olafur Hauksson, a special prosecutor in Reykjavik. JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Co-host: Larry Kudlow, The Kudlow Report, CNBC; and Cumulus Media Network Hour One Tuesday  29  Jan 2013 / Hour 1, Block A: Dr. Michael...

Monday 4 February 2013

  (Photo, above:President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said on Monday he is ready “to be the first man in space” under Iran’s ambitious programme which aims to send a human being into orbit by 2020.  “Our youth are determined to send a man into space within the next four, five years and I’m sure that will...

Sunday 3 February 2013

Photo, above: Scipio Africanus defeats Hannibal at Zuma, 205 BCE: "Rather than arranging his forces in the traditional manipular lines, which put thehastati, principes, and triarii in succeeding lines parallel to the enemy's line, Scipio instead put the maniples in lines perpendicular to the enemy...

Saturday 2 February 2013

(Photo: Becky Edelson and Louise Berger, notorious and celebrated radicals of New York, 1914: see Thai Jones, Second Hour.  'Following the Ludlow Massacre in 1914, Edelsohn helped to lead anti-Rockefeller demonstrations in Tarrytown, New York.[9] On the first day of demonstrations, Edelsohn, Arthur...

Friday 1 February 2013

(Photo, above:  Brent Stirton of South Africa, a Getty Images photographer working for National Geographic magazine, has won first prize Nature Stories for the "Rhino Wars" series. The picture shows a female rhino in Tugela Private Game Reserve, Colenso, Natal, South Africa, November 9, 2010, that...

Thursday 31 January 2013

  Photo, above:  Eddie Hayes, Hour 1, Block B. Theodora Richards, daughter of Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards, enters Manhattan Criminal Court with her attorney Edward Hayes where she faced graffiti and drug possession charges. Source: AP JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Co-hosts: Mary Kissel, Wall...

Wednesday 30 January 2013

  Photo, above: Large, traditional Vajrayana prayer wheels in Mongolia. Every spin of a wheel is thought to accomplish a full round of prayers.  Mongolia long was named the most corrupt nation on Earth. Comical tale of Mongolians' ripping off Chinese slicksters in Wednesday 30 Jan 2013 / Hour 2,...

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