The John Batchelor Show

Schedules

Sunday 21 July 2013

  Photo, above: Sarah Bernhardt as Theodora    JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Hour One Sunday 21 July  2013 / Hour 1, Block A: Heaven's Bride: The Unprintable Life of Ida C. Craddock, American Mystic, Scholar, Sexologist, Martyr, and Madwoman... by Leigh Eric Schmidt (1 of 2)   Ida C. Craddock was a 19th-...

Saturday 20 July 2013

  Photo, above: The famous typewriter of Alger Hiss. See: Hour 4, Block A,  Ron Radosh, Hoover, on the Hiss case and Whittaker Chambers JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Hour One Saturday 20 July 2013 / Hour 1, Block A: Black April: The Fall of South Vietnam, 1973-75 by George J Veith (1 of 4)  Saturday 20 July...

Friday 19 July 2013

Picture, above: American taxpayers currently hand out about $23 billion annually to farmers, and not the fellow trying to make ends meet with six chickens and an acre of corn. Mostly, those monies go to well-financed, prosperous farm households. Vincent Smith, in a report for the Mercatus Center,...

Thursday 18 July 2013

  Photo, above: British Spitfires delivered to Iran Air Force, 1941-45. JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Co-hosts: Mary Kissel, Wall Street Journal editorial board; Malcolm Hoenlein, Conference of Presidents. Hour One Thursday  18 July     2013 / Hour 1, Block A: David M Drucker, Washington Examiner Sr...

Wednesday 17 July 2013

    Photo, above:   (See: Hour 2, Block C,  Gordon Chang)  From a YouTube video of a 12-year-old kid talking politics on the streets of Cairo.   Young Ali Ahmed became a global Internet star this week, as footage went viral of him standing by a political demonstration and articulately denouncing...

Tuesday 16 July 2013

Photo, above: Iranian tankers illegally reflagged, many flying a false flag of Tanzania or Zanzibar, then carrying weapons systems across the world ocean to rogue regimes, including North Sudan, al Qaeda in West Africa, supplies to and from North Korea, perhaps nuclear material to South America....

Monday 15 July 2013

Photo, above: Alberto Nisman, Argentine hero. See Hour 2, Block C: Sebastian Rotella, ProPublica.   Argentina under Kirchner is moving toward close alliance with the Iranian mullahs, and so is covering up specific evidence of Hassan Rohani's work in the 1994 mass-murder in Buenos Aires.   As a sign...

Sunday 14 July 2013

Picture, above: Prise de la Bastille, by Jean-Pierre-Louis-Laurent Houel (Storming of the Bastille, 14 July 1789) Congratualtions: today is Bastille Day. The Storming of the Bastille occurred in Paris, France, on the morning of 14 July 1789. The medieval fortress and prison in Paris known as the...

Saturday 13 July 2013

Photo, above:  World War I tank JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Hour One Saturday 13 July 2013 / Hour 1, Block A: New York at War: Four Centuries of Combat, Fear, and Intrigue in Gotham by Steven H. Jaffe (1 of 4) Saturday 13 July 2013 / Hour 1, Block B: New York at War: Four Centuries of Combat, Fear, and...

Friday 12 July 2013

Photo, above:  a Bantu people known as Bamilekè, of Bandjoun in Cameroon, at a ceremony. See: Hour Four for American compatriots whose ancestors hailed from here. The Bamilekè live in the grass fields in the western providence of Cameroon. They were known as “the people down there,” associated with...

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