The John Batchelor Show

Schedules

Saturday 18 August 2012

  Photo, above:  Vice-president Joseph Biden.   JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Guest-host: Francis Rose. Co-Host:  Gordon Chang Saturday 905P Eastern Time:   Francis Rose and Gordon Chang,  in re: Gu Kai Lai, Bo Xilai: what to make of it all, and how much of the trial and sentencing is real, and how much is a...

Friday 17 August 2012

Above: In 1006, observers watched a star explode in the constellation Lupus that shone about a dozen times more brilliantly than Venus ever does. The explosion was a Type Ia supernova, the most luminous variety, which occurred when a small, dense star known as a white dwarf blew up about 7000 light...

Thursday 16 August 2012

Photo, above:  Tatarstan National Library, in to the heart of Russia, where Iran has carefully not yet stirred up Islamism.  "The new National Library and National Bank of the Republic of Tatarstan form a concept for a New City Centre for Kazan. Besides offering all traditional facilities of a...

Wednesday 15 August 2012

Photo, above:  Naresh Fernandes - author of Taj Mahal Foxtrot, the story of Bombay's jazz age - paints a portrait of the musicians, the fans, and the music. JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Wednesday 905P Eastern Time (605P Pacific Time): Charles Burton, Brock University, Canada, in re:  Bo Xilai in custody...

Tuesday 14 August 2012

  Photo, above: 1927 miners's strike in Zanesville, Ohio; from the Zanesville Signal. Tuesday 905P Eastern Time:  John McLaughlin, McLaughlin & Associates,in re: the Linda McMahon win in Connecticut in its Senate GOP primary; the Ryan entry and polling in WI and IA;  foreign policy on Iran and...

Monday 13 August 2012

  Photo, above: Tortilla Coast, 400 Second Street, Southeast; Washington, D.C.   Capitol Hill watering hole, evening respite of Congress and entourages, where young Paul Ryan worked to pay his rent while interning for Jack Kemp and at Heritage Foundation. JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW  Monday 905P Eastern...

Sunday 12 August 2012

Photo above:  Paul Ryan and his family JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Sunday  905PM Eastern (605P Pacific): Salena Zito, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, in re: Ryan who can cook bratwurst; closing the Bratwurst Gap: thoughts on Romney pick. Sunday 920PM Eastern (620P Pacific): Larry Johnson, No Quarter, in re:...

Saturday 11 August 2012

  Photo above: Mao Tse-tung on the Long March, 1935.   JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW   Saturday 905P Eastern Time:   The Accidental Capitalist: A People's Story of the New China by Behzad Yaghmaian; 1 of 2 Saturday 920P Eastern Time:   The Accidental Capitalist: A People's Story of the New China by Behzad...

Friday 10 August 2012

  Photo, above - Gu Kailai witch trial: Chinese people traditionally observe Hungry Ghost Day during the seventh lunar month, when the gates of Hell open and spirits are free to roam the Earth. JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Friday 905P Eastern Time: . Joshua Green, Bloomberg Businessweek, in re: Romney picks...

Thursday 9 August 2012

JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Thursday 905P Eastern Time:  Mary Kissel, WSJ editorial board, in re: the politics of smear: does it work for an incumbent president to attack the challenger? Thursday 920P Eastern Time:  Mona Charen, NRO, in re: the Obama campaign and weakening welfare law of 1996, the Obama...

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