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The John Batchelor Show, using all of John's sources, his vast knowledge of history, his unique take on current events, and his fascinating take on world affairs has allowed him to build a legion of fans.

The John Batchelor Show, using all of John's sources, his vast knowledge of history, his unique take on current events, and his fascinating take on world affairs has allowed him to build a legion of fans.
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The John Batchelor Show, using all of John's sources, his vast knowledge of history, his unique take on current events, and his fascinating take on world affairs has allowed him to build a legion of fans.

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Best of @RichardAEpstein: Disquisition on Sanctions. The recent legislation on sanctions against Russia.

11/14/2018
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Best of @RichardAEpstein: Disquisition on Sanctions. The recent legislation on sanctions against Russia. P Image: US Sanctions Against Russia 2018-03-15 Permissions: This media file is in the public domain in the United States because it solely consists of material created and provided by Voice of America, the official external broadcasting service of the federal government of the United States. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact . http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter:...

Duration:00:22:51

Best of Gregory Copley: Game of Ports in the Horn of Africa. Gregory Copley, Defense & Foreign Affairs.

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Photo: A Somali man extracting incense from a myrrh tree in the ancient land of Punt. While the best frankincense comes from Oman, the best myrrh comes from exactly these Somali trees. The Land of Punt was an ancient kingdom; a trading partner of Egypt, it was known for producing and exporting gold, aromatic resins, blackwood, ebony, ivory, and wild animals. The region is known from ancient Egyptian records of trade expeditions to it. It is possible that it corresponds to Opone as later...

Duration:00:22:50

Best of Gregory Copley: Democracies run on transactional politics, while monarchies are based on a social contract and endure longer. Gregory Copley, Defense & Foreign Affairs.

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. Image: Depiction of Mansa Mūsā, beloved ruler of the Malian Empire in the 14th century, from a 1375 Catalan Atlas of the known world (mapamundi), drawn by Abraham Cresques of Mallorca. Mūsā is shown holding a gold nugget and wearing a European-style crown. Mansa Mūsā was either the son or the grandson of the magnificent, beloved Sundiata. Mansa Mūsā’s prodigious generosity and piety, as well as his fine clothes and the exemplary behaviour of his followers, did not fail to create a...

Duration:00:08:00

Colonel Roosevelt by Edmund Morris by Edmund Morris (Author)

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AUTHOR. (Photo:[Trophy room at Sagamore Hill, summer home of President Theodore Roosevelt, with bison heads over the mantle] file_downloadDOWNLOAD save_alt Thumbnail 200x200 save_alt Small 640x518 save_alt Medium 1024x829 save_alt Original 1024x829 print share code label_outline Tags roosevelt theodorehomes and hauntsnew york stateoyster bayinteriorssagamore hill national historic site oyster bay nyphotographic printsnew yorktrophyroomtrophy roomsagamorehillsagamore hillsummerhomesummer...

Duration:00:22:22

Island of Vice: 1 of 2: Theodore Roosevelt's Doomed Quest to Clean Up Sin-Loving New York by Richard Zacks (Autho r)

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AUTHOR. (Photo: Description English: Mulberry Bend in 1896 Date 1896 Source http://italophiles.com/mulberry.htm Author Jacob Riis Other versions http://collections.mcny.org/Collection/The%20Mulberry%20Bend.-2F3XC5U9K14U.html Public domain This work is in the public domain ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Island of Vice: 1 of 2: Theodore Roosevelt's Doomed Quest to Clean Up Sin-Loving New York by Richard Zacks (Autho r)...

Duration:00:20:27

Island of Vice: 2 of 2: Theodore Roosevelt's Doomed Quest to Clean Up Sin-Loving New York by Richard Zacks (Author)

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AUTHOR. (Photo:Deutsch: Riis, Jacob A.: »Nomaden der Straße«, Straßenjungen im Schlafquartier, New York Date before 1914 Source http://www.zeno.org/Fotografien/B/Riis,+Jacob+A.%3A+%C2%BBNomaden+der+Stra%C3%9Fe%C2%AB,+Stra%C3%9Fenjungen+im+Schlafquartier Author Jacob Riis (1849-1914) Licensing[edit] Public domain This work is in the public domain in its country of origin and other countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 70 years or less. )...

Duration:00:22:21

A Most Glorious Ride: 1 of 8: The Diaries of Theodore Roosevelt, 1877-1886 by Edward P. Kohn.

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AUTHOR. (Photo: n Memorial Hall (Harvard University), showing tower as originally built but modified almost immediately afterward Date between 1876 and 1877 Source http://www.american-architecture.info/USA/USA-NewEngland/NE-022.htm Author Van Brunt and Ware, architects Licensing[edit] Public domain This media file is in the public domain in the United States.) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow A Most Glorious Ride: 1 of 8: The...

Duration:00:12:19

A Most Glorious Ride: 2 of 8: The Diaries of Theodore Roosevelt, 1877-1886 by Edward P. Kohn.

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AUTHOR. (Photo:English: Identifier: historicbostonit1901hale (find matches) Title: Historic Boston and its neighborhood ; an historical pilgrimage personally conducted Year: 1901 (1900s) Authors: Hale, Edward Everett, 1822-1909 Subjects: Publisher: New York : D. Appleton Contributing Library: Boston Public Library Digitizing Sponsor: Boston Public Library View Book Page: Book Viewer About This Book: Catalog Entry View All Images: All Images From Book Click here to view book online to see...

Duration:00:08:32

A Most Glorious Ride: 3 of 8: The Diaries of Theodore Roosevelt, 1877-1886 by Edward P. Kohn.

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AUTHOR. (Photo: More details The Harvard vs. McGill game played in 1874. Unknown - "Our history in images" - McGill University website McGill Redmen v. Harvard Crimson college football game on the lower campus of McGill, 1874\. Harvard players are on the left and McGill players are on the right. Public Domain File:1874HarvardMcGill.gif Created: 31 December 1873 ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow A Most Glorious Ride: 3 of 8:...

Duration:00:13:22

A Most Glorious Ride: 4 of 8: The Diaries of Theodore Roosevelt, 1877-1886 by Edward P. Kohn.

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AUTHOR. (Photo: English: Aerial view illustration of the tip of Manhattan in New York City, featuring Castle Garden in Battery Park and docks on the rivers. Brooklyn Bridge under construction is shown in exaggerated scale. Date circa 1880 Source Library of Congress image Author unidentified illustrator Permission (Reusing this file) Public domain Licensing[edit] Public domain This work is in the public domain in its country of origin and other countries and areas where the copyright term is...

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A Most Glorious Ride: 5 of 8: The Diaries of Theodore Roosevelt, 1877-1886 by Edward P. Kohn.

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AUTHOR. (Photo: Sister Irene and children, 1888 Jacob Riis - This image is available from the United States Library of Congress's Prints and Photographs division under the digital ID cph.3a23917\. This tag does not indicate the copyright status of the attached work. A normal copyright tag is still required. See Commons:Licensing for more information. Sister Irene and children at New York Foundling orphanage Public Domain File:Children at New York Foundling cph.3a23917.jpg Created: 31...

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A Most Glorious Ride: 6 of 8: The Diaries of Theodore Roosevelt, 1877-1886 by Edward P. Kohn.

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AUTHOR. (Photo: The Dakota c. 1890; at the time, this area of Manhattan was sparsely developed and remote from the core of the city's population This work is in the public domain in the United States because it is a work prepared by an officer or employee of the United States Government as part of that person’s official duties under the terms of Title 17, Chapter 1, Section 105 of the US Code. Note: This only applies to original works of the Federal Government and not to the work of any...

Duration:00:08:36

A Most Glorious Ride: 7 of 8: The Diaries of Theodore Roosevelt, 1877-1886 by Edward P. Kohn.

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AUTHOR. (Photo:Photograph showing bust portrait of a youngTheodore Roosevelt with side whiskers and mustache. Theodore Roosevelt in the 1880's about the time he was a Columbia law student label_outline Tags roosevelt theodorephotographic printsportrait photographstheodoreroosevelttheodore roosevelttimecolumbialawstudent date_range Date 01/01/1882 collections In Collections President Theodore Roosevelt Theodore Roosevelt Jr. served as the 26th President of the United States from 1901 to 1909...

Duration:00:13:24

A Most Glorious Ride: 8 of 8: The Diaries of Theodore Roosevelt, 1877-1886 by Edward P. Kohn.

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AUTHOR. (Photo: English: Identifier: columbiauniversi1880colu (find matches) Title: Columbia University bulletins of information : announcement Year: 1901 (1900s) Authors: Columbia University. College of Physicians and Surgeons College of Physicians and Surgeons in the City of New York Subjects: Columbia University. College of Physicians and Surgeons Medical colleges Schools, Medical Publisher: New York : The University Contributing Library: Columbia University Libraries Digitizing Sponsor:...

Duration:00:09:30

The Burning Tigris: The Armenian Genocide and America's Response by Peter Balakian (Author)

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AUTHOR. (Photo: More details Crowd gathering in front of the Porte's buildings shortly after hearing about the Raid on the Sublime Porte (also known as the 1913 Ottoman coup d'état) inside. Behaeddin Rahmizadé - Scan of L'Illustration No 3649 1 February 1913 (taken from here). Enver bey, qui a préparé et exécuté le coup d'État, revient en auto du Palais impérial, rapportant le firman qui enregistre la démission de Kiamil pacha et élève Mahmoud Chefket pacha au grand vizirat. Public Domain...

Duration:00:15:32

What caused the radio blackout at the Battle of Takur Ghar, Afghanistan: 4-5 Match, 2002?

11/13/2018
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AUTHOR. (Photo: More details Location of Takur Ghar U.S. Army - U.S. Army brochure the United States Army in Afghanistan Strategic map for U.S. Army operation Anaconda. The area outlined in blue is the Shahi Kowt Valley, about one hundred miles south of Kabul, Afghanistan, near the Pakistani border. Permission details PD-USGOV.View more Public Domainview terms File:AnacondaAreaOfOperations.jpg Created: 17 March 2006) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules...

Duration:00:04:37

Endgame: Bobby Fischer's Remarkable Rise and Fall - from America's Brightest Prodigy to the Edge of Madness by Frank Brady

11/13/2018
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AUTHOR. (Photo: More details Bill Lombardy and Fischer analyzing, with Jack Collins looking on Chess Life - This photograph was published in Chess Life, January 1968, p. 21, without copyright information. Jack Collins with Bill Lombardy and Bobby Fischer. Public Domain File:JWC Lombardy Fischer.jpg Created: Unknown dateUnknown dateUnknown date ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Endgame: Bobby Fischer's Remarkable Rise and...

Duration:00:19:41

America in Retreat: 1 of 2: The New Isolationism and the Coming Global DisorderNov 18, 2014 by Bret Stephens

11/13/2018
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AUTHOR. (Photo: English: A British 18-pounder field gun battery taking up new positions close to a communication trench near Boesinghe, 31 July 1917, during the Third Battle of Ypres. The Battle of Pilckem Ridge. An advanced British 18 pounder RFA gun battery taking up new positions close to a communication trench near Boesinghe, 31 July 1917. Date 31 July 1917 (First World War) Source http://media.iwm.org.uk/iwm/mediaLib//58/media-58325/large.jpg IWMLondonThumbnail.jpg This is photograph Q...

Duration:00:20:31

America in Retreat: 2 of 2: The New Isolationism and the Coming Global DisorderNov 18, 2014 by Bret Stephens

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AUTHOR. (Photo: English: A British 60-pounder gun on Mk I carriage moving forward through St Venant during the advance in Flanders. Date 22 August 1918 Source IWMLondonThumbnail.jpg This is photograph Q 6996 from the collections of the Imperial War Museums. Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Author Brooke, J W (Lieutenant) Permission (Reusing this file) Public domain This work created by the United Kingdom Government is in the public domain. This is because it is one of the following:)...

Duration:00:22:22

(8/8) Wrestling with His Angel: The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln Vol. II, 1849-1856, by Sidney Blumenthal

11/13/2018
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Photo: Lithograph of the Assassination of Abraham Lincoln. From left to right: Henry Rathbone, Clara Harris, Mary Todd Lincoln, Abraham Lincoln, and John Wilkes Booth. Rathbone is depicted as spotting Booth before he shot Lincoln and trying to stop him as Booth fired his weapon. Rathbone actually was unaware of Booth’s approach, and reacted after the shot was fired. While Lincoln is depicted clutching the flag after being shot, it is also possible that he just simply pushed the flag aside to...

Duration:00:09:29