The John Batchelor Show

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Monday 17 September 2012

(Photo: Bernie Madoff in North Carolina, 2010: "...at the federal correctional complex in Butner, North Carolina, Bernard L. Madoff was waiting on the evening pill line for his blood-pressure medication when he heard another inmate call his name. Madoff, then 71, author of the most devastating...

Sunday 16 September 2012

  (Photo: The listing and still smoldering U.S.S. Benjamin Franklin, after the devastating Kamikaze attacks in March, 1945.  Before dawn on 19 March 1945, Franklin, which had maneuvered to within 80 km (50 miles) of the Japanese mainland, closer than had any other U.S. carrier during the war,...

Saturday 15 September 2012

  (Photo: Battle of France, 1940: "We have been defeated; we have lost the battle:" French Premier Paul Reynaud, 15th May in telephone a call to British Prime Minister Winston Churchill.  In a six week lightning campaign German forces over-ran Holland, Belgium and Luxembourg, humiliating the...

Friday 14 September 2012

  (Photo: Smoke billows from the U.S. Embassy in the Sudanese capital of Khartoum during a protest Sept. 14 against an amateur film that mocks Islam. Two protesters were killed as security forces used tear gas against thousands of demonstrators angered by the anti-Islam movie "Innocence of Muslims...

Thursday 13 September 2012

Photo above: Cairo demonstration JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Co-Hosts:  Mary Kissel, Wall Street Journal editorial board; Malcolm Hoenlein, Conference of Presidents Thursday 905P Eastern Time:  Congressman Devin Nunes (CA-18), in re: JBatchelor:  Best info currently is that the ambassador was lured to...

Wednesday 12 September 2012

  (Photo:Image taken by NASA's Mars Curiosity Rover on August 23, 2012 using its telephoto lens on the 100-millimeter mast camera instrument, or mastcam. The image, which is color-enhanced to replicate the lighting conditions on Earth, shows Mount Sharp rising in the background and the rover's...

Tuesday 11 September 2012

  Photo above: US embassy in Cairo as the American flag is trashed. JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Co-hosts: Larry Kudlow, The Kudlow Report, CNBC; Gordon Chang, Forbes.com Tuesday 905P Eastern Time: Larry Kudlow, in re: News: one dead, an American consular official in the US embassy, in Benghazi under...

Monday 10 September 2012

Photo above: Two members of the U.S. Army Rangers, Special Operations, Special Forces, 1st Battalion, 75th Regiment, communicate with other soldiers either in the field or at headquarters using a miniature laptop computer, a collapsible antenna, and a wireless connection that operates via satellite...

Sunday 9 September 2012

(Photo: The Second Bill of Rights was a list of rights proposed by Franklin D. Roosevelt during his State of the Union Address on January 11, 1944. [1] In his address Roosevelt suggested that the nation had come to recognize, and should now implement, a second "bill of rights". Roosevelt's argument...

Saturday 8 September 2012

Photo, above: In this Aug. 28, 1968 file photo, Mayor Richard J. Daley pumps his fist as he speaks from the floor of the Democratic National Convention in Chicago. In the years since 1968, a second Mayor Daley has come and gone. Former Mayor Richard M. Daley, who took over the city 10 years after...

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