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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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Westwood One

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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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The Sea and Civilization: 1 of 8: A Maritime History of the World Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Lincoln Paine (Author), Tom Perkins (Narrator), Tantor Audio (Publisher)

7/18/2019
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Photo: World's oldest depiction of a stern (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stern) -mounted steering rudder (c. 1420 BC) Maler der Grabkammer des Menna - The Yorck Project (2002) 10.000 Meisterwerke der Malerei (DVD-ROM), distributed by DIRECTMEDIA (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:10,000_paintings_from_Directmedia) Publishing GmbH. ISBN (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_Standard_Book_Number) : 3936122202 (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Special:BookSources/3936122202)...

Duration:00:12:11

The Sea and Civilization: 2 of 8: A Maritime History of the World Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Lincoln Paine (Author), Tom Perkins (Narrator), Tantor Audio (Publisher)

7/18/2019
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Photo: The romance of the ship; the story of her origin and evolution (https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookidromanceofshipsto00chat) Year: 1911 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookyear1911) (1910s (https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookdecade1910) ) Authors: Chatterton, E. Keble (Edward Keble), 1878-1944...

Duration:00:07:24

The Sea and Civilization: 3 of 8: A Maritime History of the World Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Lincoln Paine (Author), Tom Perkins (Narrator), Tantor Audio (Publisher)

7/18/2019
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Photo: Depiction of the Expedition to Suez led by João de Castro (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jo%C3%A3o_de_Castro) in 1541, showing the main types of Portuguese ships that operated in the Indian Ocean in the 16th century, including two carracks (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carrack) , a galleon (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Galleon) , two galleys (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Galley) and a round square caravel (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Square-rigged_caravel) . D. João de Castro...

Duration:00:13:19

The Sea and Civilization: 4 of 8: A Maritime History of the World Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Lincoln Paine (Author), Tom Perkins (Narrator), Tantor Audio (Publisher)

7/18/2019
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Photo: Legend: "The great ships full of boys and girls sent in search of the immortal medicine (Hôraizan) by the Chinese Emperor Shih Huang Ti (Shikôtei), c. 219 BCE". A 19th century ukiyo-e by Kuniyoshi depicting the ships of the great sea expedition sent around 219 BC by the first Chinese Emperor, Qin Shi Huang, to find the legendary home of the immortals, the Mount Penglai, and retrieve the elixir of immortality. Utagawa Kuniyoshi (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/en:Utagawa_Kuniyoshi) -...

Duration:00:08:29

The Sea and Civilization: 5 of 8: A Maritime History of the World Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Lincoln Paine (Author), Tom Perkins (Narrator), Tantor Audio (Publisher)

7/18/2019
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Photo: http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Sea and Civilization: 5 of 8: A Maritime History of the World Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Lincoln Paine (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_all_1?ie=UTF8&field-keywords=Lincoln+Paine&search-alias=) (Author), Tom Perkins (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_all_2?ie=UTF8&field-keywords=Tom+Perkins&search-alias=) (Narrator), Tantor Audio...

Duration:00:11:47

The Sea and Civilization: 6 of 8: A Maritime History of the World Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Lincoln Paine (Author), Tom Perkins (Narrator), Tantor Audio (Publisher)

7/18/2019
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Photo: http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Sea and Civilization: 6 of 8: A Maritime History of the World Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Lincoln Paine (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_all_1?ie=UTF8&field-keywords=Lincoln+Paine&search-alias=) (Author), Tom Perkins (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_all_2?ie=UTF8&field-keywords=Tom+Perkins&search-alias=) (Narrator), Tantor Audio...

Duration:00:08:14

The Sea and Civilization: 7 of 8: A Maritime History of the World Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Lincoln Paine (Author), Tom Perkins (Narrator), Tantor Audio (Publisher)

7/18/2019
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Photo: http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Sea and Civilization: 7 of 8: A Maritime History of the World Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Lincoln Paine (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_all_1?ie=UTF8&field-keywords=Lincoln+Paine&search-alias=) (Author), Tom Perkins (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_all_2?ie=UTF8&field-keywords=Tom+Perkins&search-alias=) (Narrator), Tantor Audio...

Duration:00:09:37

The Sea and Civilization: 8 of 8: A Maritime History of the World Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Lincoln Paine (Author), Tom Perkins (Narrator), Tantor Audio (Publisher)

7/18/2019
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Photo: http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Sea and Civilization: 8 of 8: A Maritime History of the World Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Lincoln Paine (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_all_1?ie=UTF8&field-keywords=Lincoln+Paine&search-alias=) (Author), Tom Perkins (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_all_2?ie=UTF8&field-keywords=Tom+Perkins&search-alias=) (Narrator), Tantor Audio...

Duration:00:11:11

Rise of Bojo and the No-Deal Hard-Brexit. 1 of 2: Gregory Copley Defense & Foreign Affairs.

7/18/2019
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Photo: T. D. Skidmore's 1922 Cosmopolitan illustration for P. G. Wodehouse short story "Bertie Gets Even" Date | 1922 Source | https://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/000544108 Author | P. G. Wodehouse, T. D. Skidmore http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Rise of Bojo and the No-Deal Hard-Brexit. 1 of 2: Gregory Copley Defense & Foreign Affairs. Meanwhile, the battle for the leadership of the UK’s governing Conservative Party has...

Duration:00:13:43

Rise of Bojo and the No-Deal Hard-Brexit. 2 of 2: Gregory Copley Defense & Foreign Affairs.

7/18/2019
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Photo: 1923 Strand Magazine illustration by A. Wallis Mills for the short story "Jeeves Takes Charge" by P. G. Wodehouse, featuring the characters Florence Craye (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Florence_Craye) , Sir Willoughby, and Bertie Wooster. Date | April 1923 Source | The Strand Magazine, in London (http://www.madameulalie.org/strand/Jeeves_Takes_Charge.html) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Rise of Bojo and the No-Deal...

Duration:00:08:03

#TheScalaReport: Surprising decline of High Net Worth Individuals in the Asia-Pacific as China dips. Chris Riegel, CEO Scala.com #ScalaAPS @STRATACACHE ⁦@ScalaInc⁩

7/18/2019
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Photo: A man working as a combination letter-writer and fortune-teller and a man working as a barber in the same street, Shanghai, Shanghai Shi, China, ca.1900-1919 "Shanghai, but a common sight in China: a combination letter-writer and fortune-teller. Note the long gown and long sleeves, denoting a man who earned his living by literary, not manual, labor. Note the barber down the street who has just given a customer a very clean shave!"; Captions for this set of lantern slides from the...

Duration:00:10:58

Notes on keeping the peace in East Asia. @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

7/18/2019
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Photo: Prince Qing (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yikuang) with some royal cabinet (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prince_Qing%27s_Cabinet) members 百楽兎 - Scanning 清·皇族內閣 (https://zh.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E7%9A%87%E6%97%8F%E5%85%A7%E9%96%A3) Permission details To uploader: Please provide where the image was first published and who created it or held its copyright.View more (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xinhai_Revolution#) Public Domain...

Duration:00:09:03

No movement expected in the China US trade negotiations. @AlanTonelson RealityChek

7/17/2019
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Photo: Empress Dowager Cixi (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Empress_Dowager_Cixi) (1835–1908), who personified the conservative Qing court and controlled court politics for 47 years, halted the attempt of her nephew, the Guangxu Emperor (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guangxu_Emperor) (1871–1908), the penultimate Qing emperor, to institute reforms in 1898 (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hundred_Days%27_Reform) . Hubert Vos (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/en:Hubert_Vos) - Seed, John, Hubert Vos,...

Duration:00:11:12

China is an existential threat says the JCS. Peter Huessy, Mitchell Institute of the Air Force Association.

7/17/2019
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Photo: Nanjing Road during Xinhai Revolution [1] (http://www.liuzhong.xm.fj.cn/xkzyk/jxzyk/lishi/zhuanti/100n/index.htm) through [w:Xinhai Revolution in Shanghai.jpg] 原名"上海庆祝民国改元",载《东方杂志》第八卷第十一号 Permission details To uploader: Please provide where the image was first published and who created it or held its copyright.View more (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xinhai_Revolution#) Public Domain (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Xinhai_Revolution_in_Shanghai.jpg) view terms...

Duration:00:08:13

Google AI goes to China & What is to be done? BrandonWeichert Brandon Weichert @WeTheBrandon

7/17/2019
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Photo: China Centenary Missionary Conference records ; Held at Shanghai, April 25 to May 8, 1907 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookidcu31924029358904) Year: 1907 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookyear1907) (1900s (https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookdecade1900) ) Authors: China Centenary Missionary Conference (1907 : Shanghai)...

Duration:00:13:19

China aggressively in the Caribbean & What is to be done? @MPPregent @Hudson

7/17/2019
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Photo: The storied West Indies (https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookidstoriedwestindie00ober) Year: 1900 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookyear1900) (1900s (https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookdecade1900) ) Authors: Ober, Frederick A. (Frederick Albion), 1849-1913 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookauthorOber__Frederick_A___Frederick_Albion___1849_1913) Subjects:...

Duration:00:08:49

Shortening the long tail of the supply chain: 1 of 2: & What is to be done. VIJAY V. VAITHEESWARAN US Business Editor, @TheEconomist @vvvchina

7/17/2019
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Photo: http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Shortening the long tail of the supply chain: 1 of 2: & What is to be done. VIJAY V. VAITHEESWARAN US Business Editor, @TheEconomist @vvvchina (https://twitter.com/vvvchina) https://www.economist.com/special-report/2019/07/11/supply-chains-are-undergoing-a-dramatic-transformation

Duration:00:12:17

Fifty Years After the Moon-Landing is an all commercial space show. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

7/17/2019
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Photo: The iconic image of the Man in the Moon Georges Méliès (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/en:Georges_M%C3%A9li%C3%A8s) - Roger-Viollet Screenshot from Le Voyage dans la lune (A Trip to the Moon) (1902) Permission details Public domainView more (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A_Trip_to_the_Moon#) Public Domain (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Le_Voyage_dans_la_lune.jpg) view terms http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow...

Duration:00:13:19

Hayabusa 2 reveals that carbonaceous chondrite asteroids are unlikely to survive entry to the atmosphere.

7/17/2019
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Photo: OSIRIS-REx Arrives at BennuAfter traveling through space for more than two years and over two billion miles, NASA’s Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security-Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) spacecraft arrived at its destination, asteroid Bennu, on Monday, Dec. 3, 2018. The spacecraft will spend almost a year surveying the asteroid with five scientific instruments with the goal of selecting a location that is safe and scientifically interesting to collect the...

Duration:00:08:30

Shortening the long tail of the supply chain: 2 of 2: & What is to be done. VIJAY V. VAITHEESWARAN US Business Editor, @TheEconomist @vvvchina

7/17/2019
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Photo: Sincere Department Co., Central, Hong Kong Date | 9 February 2013, 23:01:21 Source | https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=387806951304533&set=pb.344052192346676.-2207520000.1360417264&type=3&theater Author | Unknown http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Shortening the long tail of the supply chain: 2 of 2: & What is to be done. VIJAY V. VAITHEESWARAN US Business Editor, @TheEconomist @vvvchina...

Duration:00:07:24