The John Batchelor Show

Schedules

Saturday 1 June 2013

  Photo, above: Egyptian antiquities chief Zahi Hawass, wearing his trademark Indiana Jones hat, supervises the removal of the mummy of King Tutankhamen from the stone sarcophagus in his underground tomb in the Valley of the Kings in Luxor. (Reuters) JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Hour One Saturday 1 June ...

Friday 31 May 2013

  Photo, above: PLA 2049? JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Hour One Friday  31 May  2013 / Hour 1, Block A: Jim McTague Barron’s Poll: Voters want special prosecutor for IRS caseUSA TODAY ‎- 1 day ago 
Most Americans want a special prosecutor to investigate possible abuses at the Internal Revenue Service,...

Thursday 30 May 2013

  Photo, above: Bedouin men getting out of the searing sun, Sinai   (Leanne Logan, © Copyright Lonely Planet Images 2011) See: Hour 2, Block B: Steven A. Cook, Hasib J. Sabbagh senior fellow for Middle Eastern studies at the Council on Foreign Relations. JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Hour One Thursday  30...

Wednesday 29 May 2013

Photo, above: Yang Jisheng is a Chinese journalist and author of Tombstone (Mùbēi), a comprehensive account of the Great Chinese Famine during the Great Leap Forward. Yang joined the Communist Party in 1964 and was graduated from Tsinghua University in 1966. He promptly joined Xinhua News Agency,...

Tuesday 28 May 2013

Illustration, above: Structural problems with the Bay Bridge, San Francisco.  See: Hour 3, Block B:  Jeff Bliss, The Bliss Index. JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Co-host: Larry Kudlow, The Kudlow Report, CNBC; and Cumulus Media radio Hour One Tuesday  28 May  2013 / Hour 1, Block A: Larry Kudlow, in re: DOJ...

Monday 27 May 2013

Photo, above:  a vector for ebola, in Congo Brazzaville JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Hour One Monday  27 May  2013 / Hour 1, Block A: Full Body Burden: Growing Up in the Nuclear Shadow of Rocky Flats by Kristen Iversen (1 of 4) Monday  27 May  2013 / Hour 1, Block B: Full Body Burden: Growing Up in the...

Sunday 26 May 2013

Photo, above: our boys in finance. From left: Goldman's Lloyd Blankfein, J.P. Morgan Chase's Jamie Dimon, Citigroup's Vikram Pandit, and Merrill Lynch's John Thain leaving the Treasury in October 2008 after being offered a $125 billion bailout package. . . . I took a deep breath and walked into the...

Saturday 25 May 2013

Photo, above: Midway Island, 1941. JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Hour One Saturday 25 May  2013 / Hour 1, Block A: Fighting for MacArthur: The Navy and Marine Corps' Desperate Defense of the Phillipines John Gordon;   1 of 4 Saturday 25 May  2013 / Hour 1, Block B: Fighting for MacArthur: The Navy and...

Friday 24 May 2013

Photo, above:  The photographer Edward Curtis started off his career at the tail end of the Nineteenth Century, making portraits of Seattle's richest citizens. A preoccupation with Native Americans and a chance encounter on a mountaintop triggered an idea: Curtis decided to chronicle the experience...

Thursday 23 May 2013

Photo, above: Gaggle of aggressive fools -  the eight candidates approved Tuesday for Iran's June 14 presidential election to replace Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, who cannot run again because of term limits. ALI AKBAR VELAYATI: Top adviser to Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on international affairs....

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