The John Batchelor Show

Schedules

Sunday 5 January 2014

Photo, above:  Deluxe engraved Tiffany gripped Colt 1860. See Hour 2, Blocks A & B: Gunfight: The Battle Over the Right to Bear Arms in America by Adam Winkler JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Hour One Sunday 5  January  2014 / Hour 1, Block A: A Dual Inheritance: A Novel by Joanna Hershon (1 of 2) Sunday...

Saturday 4 January 2014

Photo, above: Cygnus is often referred to as the Northern Cross; it was overhead in 2007, when this picture was taken.  See Hour 3, Blocks C & D, The End of Night: Searching for Natural Darkness in an Age of Artificial Light by Paul Bogard JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Hour One Saturday  4 January  2014...

Friday 3 January 2014

Photo, above: The then-Nigerian president Olusegun Obasanjo (R) and the People's Democratic Party's (PDP) vice presidential candidate Goodluck Jonathan (left) speak during a PDP presidential campaign rally in Ibadan, March 8, 2007. (Sunday Aghaeze/Courtesy Reuters)  See Hour 3, Blocks C & D:...

Thursday 2 January 2014

Photo, above:  Chris Dorner and Bill Bratton   JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Co-hosts: Mary Kissel, Wall Street Journal editorial board.   Malcolm Hoenlein, Conference of Presidents. Hour One Thursday  2 January  2014 / Hour 1, Block A:   Larry Johnson, NoQuarter, in re: 5PM, 11 Sept 2012, all of Washington...

Wednesday 1 January 2014

Photo, above:  Arnold Rothstein (see Hour 1,  Rothstein: The Life, Times, and Murder of the Criminal Genius Who Fixed the 1919 World Series by David Pietrusza) and one of his checks. Extremely rare signature example of Arnold Rothstein, the man who "fixed" the 1919 World Series, dated just four...

Tuesday 31 December 2013

Photo, above: Fireworks explode over Sydney Harbor at midnight, ushering in the new year on January 1, 2014.  Jason Reed / Reuters JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Hour One Tuesday  31 December  2013 / Hour 1, Block A: Sun Tzu at Gettysburg: Ancient Military Wisdom in the Modern World by Bevin Alexander (1 of...

Monday 30 December 2013

Photo, above:  Kashgar market.  See Hour 2, Empires of the Silk Road: A History of Central Eurasia from the Bronze Age to the Present by Christopher I. Beckwith   JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Hour One Monday  30 December  2013 / Hour 1, Block A: Masters of Command: Alexander, Hannibal, Caesar, and the...

Sunday 29 December 2013

Graphic, above: Soil is a much more complex living thing than most people realize. All the mineral soil on earth today ultimately came from rocks created by ancient geologic forces. As this mineral soil is mixed with organic matter, bacteria, fungi and other soil organisms, it develops into a...

Saturday 28 December 2013

Photo, above: When you speak with Ping Fu, the cofounder and CEO of 3-D software company Geomagic, you may not realize just how remarkable she is. Her company profile is impressive--Inc. named her “Entrepreneur of the Year” in 2005, she had a role in the creation of NCSA Mosaic (the forerunner of...

Friday 27 December 2013

Photo, above: On Hill 875, the Battle of Đắk Tô was a series of major engagements of the Vietnam War that took place between 3–22 November 1967, in Kontum Province, in the Central Highlands of the Republic of Vietnam (South Vietnam). The action at Đắk Tô was one of a series of People's Army of...

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