The John Batchelor Show

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Saturday 4 May 2013

Photo, above: Mussolini in Trieste, 1935.  The Italian General Alessandro Pirzio Biroli and Commander of the Bersaglieri in Ethiopia WWII, with Benito Mussolini in civilian clothes and several high-ranking general grade officers also visible in this photograph, which was taken on the occasion of...

Friday 3 May 2013

  Photo, above: Vermont State Archivist Gregory Sanford stands among the stacks of stored records in Middlesex. The man responsible for ensuring that Vermonters are able to keep in touch with the state's history is retiring. AP/Toby Talbot.  See: Hour 4, Block A, below - Alison Cowan, NYT, on...

Thursday 2 May 2013

Photo, above:  See Hour 1, Block D,  Jillian Kay Melchior, NRO, on Turtle Island JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Hour One Thursday  2 May 2013 / Hour 1, Block A: Edward Hayes, criminal defense attorney par excellence, in re: Reading Miranda rights to Dzhoshkhar Tsarnaev after sixteen hours of highly...

Wednesday 1 May 2013

Photo, above:  bees and neonictoinoids; see Hour 3, Block D,  David Jolly, Europe Bans Pesticides Thought Harmful to Bees JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Hour One Wednesday  1 May 2013   / Hour 1, Block A: Toshi Yoshihara, John A. van Beuren Chair of Asia-Pacific Studies at the Naval War College and co-author...

Tuesday 30 April 2013

  Photo, above:  Chinese ethnoburbs in the San Gabriel Valley are a vital demographic component of the region and the San Gabriel Valley has achieved international prominence as a hub of overseas Chinese or hua qiao. Although Chinese immigrants were a noteworthy presence in the establishment of...

Monday 29 April 2013

  Photo, above:  Daghestani women.  See:Hour 3, Block C, Anna Nemtsova, Foreign Policy, on Zubeidat Tsarnaeva and Daghestani mothers of disappeared sons, kidnapped by Russian security forces. JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Hour One Monday 29 April 2013 / Hour 1, Block A:  Bill Roggio, Long War Journal and...

Sunday 28 April 2013

Photo, above: Prof Cheng Man-ching, Master of Five Excellences [and exceptional polymath]. "In past history, if a scholar mastered a single subject, then others could study it from him. That scholar could then, as a teacher, connect the students with the sages of the past many years ago . . .  ...

Saturday 27 April 2013

Photo, above:  A bushmeat hunter in the jungle on the way to hunt and to check traps.  See below, Hour Three: Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic by David Quammen; discussion of Cut Hunter, 1908. Eighty per cent of the meat eaten in Cameroon is killed in the wild and is known...

Friday 26 April 2013

Photo above:  Industrial farming, Almería Province, Spain – On the arid plains of southern Spain, produce is grown under the world’s largest array of greenhouses and trucked north. Greenhouses use water and nutrients efficiently and produce all year—tomatoes in winter, for instance. But globally...

Thursday 25 April 2013

Photo, above:  The celebration of the ten-year reign of King Abdullah II of Jordan at the International Stadium of Amman.  Queen Rania, Abdullah II of Jordan, Richard Attias, Princess Salma, Prince Hashem JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Co-hosts: Mary Kissel, Wall Street Journal editorial board; Andrew Leigh...

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