The John Batchelor Show

Schedules

Thursday 11 July 2013

  Photo, above: From the ISS: Cairo to Tel Aviv to Beirut. JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Co-hosts: Mary Kissel, Wall Street Journal editorial board; Malcolm Hoenlein, Conference of Presidents. Hour One Thursday  11 July    2013 / Hour 1, Block A: Jeff Bliss, The Bliss Index, in re: headlines of the day;...

Wednesday 10 July 2013

Photo, above:  JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Co-hosts: Gordon Chang, Forbes.com, and Dr. David M. Livingston, The Space Show Hour One Wednesday  10 July 2013/ Hour 1, Block A: Arthur Waldron, Lauder Professor of International Relations in the Department of History at the University of Pennsylvania, in re:...

Tuesday 9 July 2013

Photos, above: Cyanobacteria are a phylum of bacteria that obtain their energy through photosynthesis. Stromatolites of fossilized oxygen-producing cyanobacteria have been found from 2.8 billion years ago, possibly from 3.5 billion years ago. The biochemical capacity to use water as the source for...

Monday 8 July 2013

  Photo, above: Dozens killed in Cairo after gunmen open fire on pro-Morsi protesters At least 50 reported dead as military fires on group outside the military building where the ousted president is held. JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Hour One Monday 8 July  2013  / Hour 1, Block A:  Thomas Joscelyn, Long...

Sunday 7 July 2013

  Image, above: see, Hour 2, Island of Vice: Theodore Roosevelt's Quest to Clean Up Sin-Loving New York by Richard Zacks JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Hour One Sunday 7 July 2013 / Hour 1, Block A: 1781: The Decisive Year of the Revolutionary War by Robert Tonsetic; 1 of 2 Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess...

Saturday 6 July 2013

Photo, above: The journey along the Mississippi river from Napoleon, on the Arkansas shore, to Vicksburg, the largest town in the State of Mississippi, discloses naught save vast and gloomy stretches of forest and flat, of swamp and inlet, of broad current and green island, until Columbia, a pretty...

Friday 5 July 2013a

Photo, above: A young Jack London. See: Hour 4,  Deadline Artists--Scandals, Tragedies and Triumphs: More of America's Greatest Newspaper Columns, by John Avlon, Jesse Angelo and Errol Louis  JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Hour One Friday 5 July 2013 / Hour 1, Block A:  The Man Who Saved the Union: Ulysses...

Thursday 4 July 2013

. Document: The Crown vs. Patrick Henry.  See: Hour 4, Blocks A & B, Patrick Henry: First Among Patriots by Thomas S. Kidd. Thursday 4 July 2013 / Hour 1, Block A: Edward Bancroft: Scientist, Author, Spy by Thomas J. Schaeper (1 of 2)  THE HISTORICAL LEDGER gives famous spies and traitors a...

Wednesday 3 July 2013

  Photo, above: Abdel Fattah al-Sisi is the new head of the Egyptian military and 44th defense minister in the history of the modern Egyptian army since its formation more than 200 years ago. In his mid-50s, he is one of the youngest members of the military council that was previously headed by...

Tuesday 2 July 2013

Photo, above: Egypt's anti-government protesters celebrate army's ultimatum. See: Hour 1, Block A, Sam Tadros of the Hudson Institute and author of Motherland Lost: The Egyptian and Coptic Quest for Modernity. Egypt teeters on brink of overthrow, seven reported killed in clashes JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW...

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