The John Batchelor Show

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Monday 23 September 2018

Engraving:  Sericulture, the demanding practice of the unusual entrepreneur William Skinner.  Text with this image reads, "Pushing aside some of the silken threads and breaking others, wit h crimped and damp wings the moth emerges ; and the exit once effected, the wings soon expand and dry. The...

Friday 31 August 2018

Photo: The Horn of Africa: Somalia  JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW  Hour OneFriday  31 August 2018 / Hour 1, Block A:  Six Essential Elements of Leadership: Marine Corps Wisdom of a Medal of Honor Recipient (Leatherneck Original),  by Col. Wesley L. Fox USMC (Ret.)Friday  31 August 2018 / Hour 1, Block B: Six...

Thursday 30 August 2018

Caution — beware plummeting Turkish liras under the mad stewardship of Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.  Photo:  5000 Turkish Lira Reverse.  The currency has been out of luck for years; the old Turkish banknotes reached such stellar proportions as twenty million and more for a modest purchase. After a decade...

Wednesday 29 August 2018

Engraving:  "A View of the Taking of Quebec", 13 September 1759, on the Plains of Abraham – that is, Abraham Martin, who was given some land on the northeast corner.  Here occurred a pivotal battle in the Seven Years' War (referred to as the French and Indian War in the United States). The battle,...

Tuesday 28 August 2018

Photo: logo for the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration under the President of the Russian Federation  JOHN BATCHELOR SHOWCo-host: Larry Kudlow, Director of the National Economic Council under US Pres Donald Trump.  Hour OneTuesday 28 August 2018/ Hour 1,...

Monday 27 August 2018

Photo: Taliban video shows fighters on captured Afghan base in Baghlan (from the video) Taliban fighters loiter on the Allahuddin military base in Baghlan-e Markazi district, which it overran last week. Note how casual the Taliban fighters are, walking around in broad daylight. The Taliban killed...

Friday 24 August 2018

Photo: Tau-Gu, Chief of the Paiutes, Overlooking Virgin River with John Wesley Powell (at age 39), circa 1872  JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW  Hour OneFriday  23 August 2018 / Hour 1, Block A:  Gregory Copley,  International Strategic Studies Association (ISSA); also Editor-in-Chief of Defense & Foreign...

Thursday 23 August 2018

Photo: Samson Carries away the Gates of Gaza—exterior of the Duomo in MilanJOHN BATCHELOR SHOWCo-hosts: Mary Kissel, Wall Street Journal, and Malcolm Hoenlein, Conference of Presidents  Hour OneThursday 23 August 2018 / Hour 1, Block A:  John Fund, NRO, in re:  President speaks not well of Jeff...

Wednesday 22 August 2018

Photo: Les demi-mondaines:  Elles étaient vénales, certes, mais c’était le prix de leur beauté.  JOHN BATCHELOR SHOWCo-host: Gordon Chang, Daily Beast  Hour OneWednesday 22 August 2018/ Hour 1, Block A:  Arthur Waldron, Lauder Professor of International Relations in the Department of History at the...

Tuesday 21 August 2018

Engraving:  A depiction of the 1755 Lisbon earthquake as seen from across the Tagus River  JOHN BATCHELOR SHOWCo-host: Larry Kudlow, Director of the National Economic Council under President Donald Trump.  Hour OneTuesday 21 August 2018/ Hour 1, Block A:.  Elizabeth Peek, Fox News,  in re: The...

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