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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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New York, NY

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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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English


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"Indiana" Hoenlein and the Lost Jerusalem Moat against the 1099 Crusaders. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres @ThadMcCotter

7/16/2019
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Photo: Miniature of Peter the Hermit (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_the_Hermit) leading the People's Crusade (Egerton (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Egerton_Collection) 1500, Avignon, 14th century) Unknown - Egerton ms. 1500[1] (http://www.bl.uk/catalogues/illuminatedmanuscripts/record.asp?MSID=7641) , fol. 45v Peter the Hermit, miniature from Egerton Manuscript 1500, folio 45 verso, France, 14th c. Public Domain (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Peter_the_Hermit.jpg) File:Peter...

Duration:00:07:05

China's worst economy in 27 years & What is to be done? @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast @ThadMcCotter

7/16/2019
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Photo: a river scene in Zikawei (Xujiahui), in Shanghai, in the 1920s, with the Jesuit mission and observatory in the background中文: 上海郊区古镇(徐家汇)风景(1920年代) Dátum | 1920-as évek Forrás | http://opinion.huanqiu.com/bbs/2010-01/685456_9.html Szerző | Ismeretlen http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow China's worst economy in 27 years & What is to be done? @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast @ThadMcCotter

Duration:00:09:16

A funny thing happened on China's way to world hegemony: Hong Kong and Taiwan. @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast @ThadMcCotter

7/16/2019
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Photo: : Old China street in Canton, 1856. Date | 1856 Peter Bernhard Wilhelm Heine, better known as Wilhelm (or William) Heine (January 30, 1827 in Dresden (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dresden) – October 5, 1885 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow A funny thing happened on China's way to world hegemony: Hong Kong and Taiwan. @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast @ThadMcCotter

Duration:00:12:34

Does the Royal Navy have enough ships to protect shipping in the Strait of Hormuz? Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres @ThadMcCotter

7/16/2019
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Photo: Strait of hormuz full.jpg http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Does the Royal Navy have enough ships to protect shipping in the Strait of Hormuz? Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres @ThadMcCotter https://nationalinterest.org/blog/buzz/iran-loves-royal-navy-doesn’t-have-enough-ships-patrol-persian-gulf-67232

Duration:00:14:31

Biden promises you can keep your doctor for $750 Billion in new taxes. @DavidMDrucker @JohnFund @ThadMcCotter

7/16/2019
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Photo: A ward of the hospital at Scutari (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C3%9Csk%C3%BCdar) where Florence Nightingale (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Florence_Nightingale) worked and helped to restructure the modern hospital. William Simpson (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Simpson_(artist)) (artist, 1823–1899) E. Walker (lithographer, lifespan unknown, working for Day & Son) Publishers: Paul and Dominic Colnaghi, London; Goupil & Cie, Paris; Otto Wiegel, Leipzig. Restoration by Adam...

Duration:00:06:59

Congress much prefers name-calling to immigration-fixing. @DavidMDrucker @JohnFund @ThadMcCotter

7/16/2019
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Photo: 8th Machine Gun Cavalry in action on Mexican border--Mexican-U.S. campaign after Villa, 1916 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Congress much prefers name-calling to immigration-fixing. @DavidMDrucker @JohnFund @ThadMcCotter

Duration:00:12:50

After victory in Afghanistan, Al Qaeda plans to make war on the Subcontinent as well as Central Asia. @ThomasJoscelyn @FDD

7/15/2019
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Photo: Madras, India, c. 1900 Hand captioned "Madras", there are some lovely details, particularly the figures and bike bottom-right. This is one of a selection of lantern slides dating I estimate to c. 1900. The set appears to be a personal collection, with items connected to Northern Ireland, missionary work, the YMCA, and India http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow After victory in Afghanistan, Al Qaeda plans to make war on the...

Duration:00:13:24

Al Qaeda in Syria threatens Europe. @ThomasJoscelyn @FDD

7/15/2019
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Photo: The Holy Land and Syria (https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookidholylandsyria00carp) Year: 1922 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookyear1922) (1920s (https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookdecade1920) ) Authors: Carpenter, Frank G. (Frank George), 1855-1924 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookauthorCarpenter__Frank_G___Frank_George___1855_1924) Subjects: Palestine --...

Duration:00:06:49

The Last Greatest Magician in the World: 1 of 2: Howard Thurston Versus Houdini & the Battles of the American Wizards. by Jim Steinmeyer (Author)

7/15/2019
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Photo: Main Reading Room of the New York City Public Library on 5th Avenue ca, 1910-1920 Date | 1 January 1920 Source | https://www.loc.gov/item/2016812243/ Author | Unknown http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Last Greatest Magician in the World: 1 of 2: Howard Thurston Versus Houdini & the Battles of the American Wizards. by Jim Steinmeyer (https://www.amazon.com/Jim-Steinmeyer/e/B00409N0EA/ref=dp_byline_cont_book_1)...

Duration:00:10:23

The Last Greatest Magician in the World: 2 of 2: Howard Thurston Versus Houdini & the Battles of the American Wizards. by Jim Steinmeyer (Author)

7/15/2019
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Photo: Пятая авеню Нью-Йорка. Слева колоннада Собора святого Патрика. Date | 1913 Source | Scan of Library of Congress Author | Unknown http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Last Greatest Magician in the World: 2 of 2: Howard Thurston Versus Houdini & the Battles of the American Wizards. by Jim Steinmeyer (https://www.amazon.com/Jim-Steinmeyer/e/B00409N0EA/ref=dp_byline_cont_book_1) (Author)...

Duration:00:08:41

Conservative Internationalism: 1 of 4: Armed Diplomacy Under Jefferson, Polk, Truman, and Reagan Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Henry R. Nau (Author), Jones Allen (Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher)

7/14/2019
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Photo: A Barbary pirate, Pier Francesco Mola (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pier_Francesco_Mola) 1650 Pier Francesco Mola (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/en:Pier_Francesco_Mola) - http://pintura.aut.org/BU04?Autnum=12.277 o/tl, 172 x 123 cm, Louvre, Paris Public Domain (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Mola_Pirata.jpg) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Conservative Internationalism: 1 of 4: Armed Diplomacy Under...

Duration:00:13:28

Conservative Internationalism: 3 of 4: Armed Diplomacy Under Jefferson, Polk, Truman, and Reagan Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Henry R. Nau (Author), Jones Allen (Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher)

7/14/2019
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Photo: A man from the Barbary states Jacques Grasset de Saint-Sauveur (France, 1757-1810), Labrousse (France, Bordeaux, active late 18th century) - Image: http://collections.lacma.org/sites/default/files/remote_images/piction/ma-31860032-O3.jpg Gallery: http://collections.lacma.org/node/208461 archive copy (https://web.archive.org/web/20190122061259/https%3A//collections.lacma.org/node/208461) at the Wayback Machine (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wayback_Machine) (archived on 22 January...

Duration:00:11:42

Conservative Internationalism: 4 of 4: Armed Diplomacy Under Jefferson, Polk, Truman, and Reagan Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Henry R. Nau (Author), Jones Allen (Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher)

7/14/2019
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Photo: British sailors boarding an Algerine pirate ship John Fairburn (1793–1832) - Royal Museums Greenwich (http://www.rmg.co.uk/discover/explore/golden-age-piracy) Hand to hand fighting between British sailors and Algerian pirates Permission details This is a faithful photographic reproduction of a two-dimensional, public domain (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Public_domain) work of art. The work of art itself is in the public domain for the following reason: This work is in the public...

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Conservative Internationalism: 2 of 4: Armed Diplomacy Under Jefferson, Polk, Truman, and Reagan Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Henry R. Nau (Author), Jones Allen (Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher)

7/14/2019
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Photo: A Sea Fight with Barbary Corsairs by Laureys a Castro (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Laureys_a_Castro) , c. 1681 Lorenzo A. Castro (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/en:Laureys_a_Castro) - Art UK (https://artuk.org/discover/artworks/a-sea-fight-with-barbary-corsairs-199824) Public Domain (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Laureys_a_Castro_-_A_Sea_Fight_with_Barbary_Corsairs.jpg) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow...

Duration:00:10:29

Colossus: 1 of 4: Hoover Dam and the Making of the American Century Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Michael Hiltzik (Author), Norman Dietz (Narrator), Tantor Audio (Publisher)

7/14/2019
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Photo: The rarely-seen upstream face of Hoover Dam, May 1935 Date | 22 May 1935 Source | http://www.usbr.gov/lc/region/g5000/photolab/gallery_detail.cfm?PICIDTYPE=7926 Author | Bureau of Reclamation photographer http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Colossus: 1 of 4: Hoover Dam and the Making of the American Century Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Michael Hiltzik...

Duration:00:09:02

Colossus: 2 of 4: Hoover Dam and the Making of the American Century Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Michael Hiltzik (Author), Norman Dietz (Narrator), Tantor Audio (Publisher)

7/14/2019
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Photo: Bureau of Reclamation (https://www.flickr.com/photos/usbr/) Follow The first electric generator at Hoover Dam went into full operation on October 26, 1936. #TodayInHistory (https://www.flickr.com/photos/tags/TodayInHistory) Mijan Rashid (https://www.flickr.com/photos/77818539@N08/favorites/) faved this 656views 1fave 0comments Uploaded on October 26, 2015 Some rights reserved (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/) Hide EXIF (https://www.flickr.com/photos/usbr/22470759286#)...

Duration:00:10:31

Colossus: 3 of 4: Hoover Dam and the Making of the American Century Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Michael Hiltzik (Author), Norman Dietz (Narrator), Tantor Audio (Publisher)

7/14/2019
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Photo: Tourists gather around one of the generators in the Nevada wing of the powerhouse of Boulder Dam (later Hoover Dam) to hear its operation explained. Date | 28 September 1940 Source | http://www.usbr.gov/lc/region/g5000/photolab/gallery_detail.cfm?PICIDTYPE=16172 Author | Bureau of Reclamation photographer http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Colossus: 3 of 4: Hoover Dam and the Making of the American Century Audible...

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Colossus: 4 of 4: Hoover Dam and the Making of the American Century Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Michael Hiltzik (Author), Norman Dietz (Narrator), Tantor Audio (Publisher)

7/14/2019
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Photo: Represa Hoover (https://pt.wikipedia.org/wiki/Represa_Hoover) em 1943. Ansel Adams (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/pt:Ansel_Adams) - U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/U.S._National_Archives_and_Records_Administration) Escopo e conteúdo: Original Caption: Boulder Dam, 1941. Domínio público (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Adams_Boulder_Dam_1942.jpg) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter:...

Duration:00:11:35

Guest Podcast: "A piece of paper is going to erase me?" @RichValdes #ThisIsAmerica

7/14/2019
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Photo: 1930 US Census, New Jersey: Enumeration District 115, Sheet 10B, Line 61-64, Image 20/55 61 Clendenny Avenue, Jersey City, Hudson County, New Jersey, USA Contents 1Household (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1930_United_States_Census#Household) 2Household Interpreted (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1930_United_States_Census#Household_Interpreted) 3Source (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1930_United_States_Census#Source) 4Licensing...

Duration:00:11:06

Scatter, Adapt, and Remember: 1 of 2: How Humans Will Survive a Mass Extinction Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Annalee Newitz (Author), Kimberly Farr (Narrator), Random House Audio (Publisher)

7/13/2019
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Photo: Jan Brueghel the Elder (/ˈbruːɡəl/ (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Help:IPA/English) ; also Breughel; Dutch: [ˈjɑn ˈbrøːɣəl] (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Help:IPA/Dutch) ; 1568 – 13 January 1625) was a Flemish painter (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Painting) and draughtsman. He was the son of the eminent Flemish Renaissance (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dutch_and_Flemish_Renaissance_painting) painter Pieter Brueghel the Elder (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pieter_Brueghel_the_Elder)...

Duration:00:12:28