The John Batchelor Show

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Monday 25 February 2013

Photo, above:  Fast New Test Could Find Leprosy Before Damage Is Lasting  -  A simple, cheap screening offers the hope of diagnosing and curing leprosy, even in the poorest places, before victims are permanently disabled or disfigured. JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Hour One Monday  25 February 2013 / Hour 1...

Tuesday 26 February 2013

  Photo, above:  Saul Alinsky excoriated by the Right. JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Co-host: Larry Kudlow, The Kudlow Report, CNBC; and Cumulus Media radio Hour One Tuesday  26 Feb  2013 / Hour 1, Block A: Larry Kudlow, in re: real tax burden as a share of the economy??  Wilbur Ross on Kudlow Report...

Sunday 24 February 2013

  Photo, above: Chief Justice Earl Warren Associate Justices Hugo L. Black William O. Douglas John M. Harlan William J. Brennan, Jr. Potter Stewart Byron R. White  Abe Fortas Thurgood Marshall. Reason Formed : Thurgood Marshall Joined Date Formed:  Monday, October 2, 1967 Date Disbanded: Wednesday...

Saturday 23 February 2013

  Above:  artist's depiction of a raging ocean (Jeremiah Morelli) JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Hour One Saturday 23 February 2013 / Hour 1, Block A: Athenia Torpedoed: The U-boat Attack That Ignited the Battle of the Atlantic by Francis M. Carroll; 1 of 4 Just hours after World War II was declared, Germany...

Friday 22 February 2013

Photo, above:  No escape - women and children work at a gulag in 1932. Prison nurseries did exist, but malnutrition, restrictive breast-feeding schedules and astonishing cruelty often resulted in the child's suffering an early death Chilling testimony from the Gulags' forgotten victims. The word...

Thursday 21 February 2013

Photo, above:  Golan Druse start to turn against Syria's Assad; view from Golan Heights into Syria JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Co-hosts: Mary Kissel, Wall Street Journal editorial board; Edward Hayes, Esq; Malcolm Hoenlein, Conference of Presidents   Hour One Thursday  21 Feb 2013 / Hour 1, Block A: Mary...

Wednesday 20 February 2013

Photo, above:  Dukha people of South Siberia (see: Hour 3, Block D, Michael Balter, Science Now, How to Survive a Siberian Winter.)    Deep in the larch ["leest'venitsa"] forests of Northern Mongolia lives a tiny Turkic tribe known as the Dukha (or, "Tsaatan" in Mongolian). They have survived as...

Tuesday 19 February 2013

Photo, above:  Russia deployed warships off the coast of Syria to deter any military intervention by the Western states in the Arab country, a report says.  Citing a Russian diplomat, The Sunday Times said that Russia has sent five landing ships, carrying military vehicles and hundreds of marines,...

Monday 18 February 2013

Tapestry, above: Cyrus II of Persia (Old Persian:  Kūruš; New Persian: کوروش بزرگ  c. 600 BC or 576 BC–530 BC), commonly known as Cyrus the Great, also known as Cyrus the Elder, was the founder of the Achaemenid Empire. Under his rule, the empire embraced all the previous civilized states of the...

Sunday 17 February 2013

Photo, above:  Sir Roger Penrose with Zometool.  See Hour 2, Blocks A through D:  Cycles of Time: An Extraordinary New View of the Universe by Roger Penrose; JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Hour One Sunday  17 Feb 2013 / Hour 1, Block A: A Universe from Nothing: Why There Is Something Rather than Nothing by...

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