The John Batchelor Show

Schedules

Sunday 8 July 2012

  Sunday 905P Eastern Time: Iago: A Novel by David Snodin (Jan 3, 2012) Sunday 920P Eastern Time: Iago: A Novel by David Snodin (Jan 3, 2012) Sunday 935P Eastern Time: And So It Goes: Kurt Vonnegut: A Life by Charles J. Shields (Nov 8, 2011) Sunday 950P Eastern Time: And So It...

Saturday 7 July 2012

  Saturday 905P Eastern Time:  THE CAMPAIGNS FOR VICKSBURG, 1862-63: Leadership Lessons by Kevin Dougherty (Oct 2011) Saturday 920P Eastern Time: THE CAMPAIGNS FOR VICKSBURG, 1862-63: Leadership Lessons by Kevin Dougherty (Oct 2011)        Saturday 935P Eastern Time:      James...

Friday 6 July 2012

  The John Batchelor Show in Bozeman, Montana, at PERC, (Property and Environment Research Center).  Friday 905P Eastern Time: .Paul Vigna, Dow Jones, in re: The U.S. economy added 80,000 jobs last month, with the private sector accounting for all new positions, though the figures indicate slowing...

Wednesday 4 July 2012

  Engagement between USS Chesapeake and HMS Shannon, 1 June 1813  Colored lithograph by M. Dubourg after a drawing by Heath, published in England circa 1813.  It depicts the officers and crew of Shannon, commanded by Captain Broke, boarding and capturing the Chesapeake. U.S. Naval History and...

Tuesday 3 July 2012

Captain William Clark Meeting the Northwest Indians, by Charles M. Russell (1897)   John Batchelor Show on location in Bozeman, Montana at the Property Environment Research Center (PERC)   Tuesday 905P Eastern Time: Phil Izzo, WSJ, in re: ISM number below 50 for the first time since April 2011.  ...

Monday 2 July 2012

  ​Karl Bodmer.  "Mandan Village," from Prince Maximilian of Wied's Travels to the Interior of North America, 1843-1844.  The Newberry Library, Chicago. This view of a Mandan village was executed in 1833, a generation after Lewis and Clark visited the upper Missouri River, but it captures a scene...

Sunday 1 July 2012

  ​The Surrender of Lord Cornwallis is an oil painting by John Trumbull. The painting was completed in 1820, and hangs in the rotunda of the United States Capitol inWashington, D. C.  The painting depicts the surrender of British Major General Charles, Earl Cornwallis at Yorktown, Virginia on...

Saturday 30 June 2012

  According to the New York Times, the latest scandal to hit the ever-competitive world of horse racing is a drug called dermomorphin. This drug is obtained from the skin of the Phyllomedusa sauvagei, commonly known as the waxy monkey tree frog. The effects are said to numb pain and make racehorses...

Friday 29 June 2012

     U.S. Navy has issued a Lockheed Martin-led industry team a $715 million contract modification to add funding for construction of two Littoral Combat Ships (LCS) – the third and fourth in a 10-ship contract awarded in December 2010.   The contract modification is for construction ofLittle ...

Thursday 28 June 2012

  ​26 June 2012 DAMASCUS - The Syrian Air Defence System has shot down a Turkish Air Force Jet violating its Airspace . Syrian Foreign Ministry spokesman Jihad Makdessi says that the recent downing of a Turkish military aircraft was a defensive act.  In a press conference held on Monday, Makdessi...

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