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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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1/4 Stalin's Englishman: Guy Burgess, the Cold War, and the Cambridge Spy Ring by Andrew Lownie and Steven Crossley

8/22/2019
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Image Universitas Cantabrigiensis: The shield variant (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Escutcheon_(heraldry)) for University of Cambridge (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/University_of_Cambridge) . Public domain. Robert Cooke (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/en:Robert_Cooke_(officer_of_arms)) - http://www.cam.ac.uk/brand-resources/about-the-logo . Stalin's Englishman: Guy Burgess, the Cold War, and the Cambridge Spy Ring by Andrew Lownie...

Duration:00:10:16

2/4 Stalin's Englishman: Guy Burgess, the Cold War, and the Cambridge Spy Ring by Andrew Lownie and Steven Crossley

8/22/2019
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Image Universitas Cantabrigiensis: Welcome to Clare College. This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license. Subject to disclaimers. You are free: to share – to copy, distribute and transmit the work ; to remix – to adapt the work. Under the following conditions: attribution – You must give appropriate credit, provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes were made. You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that...

Duration:00:08:45

3/4 Stalin's Englishman: Guy Burgess, the Cold War, and the Cambridge Spy Ring by Andrew Lownie and Steven Crossley

8/22/2019
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Image Universitas Cantabrigiensis: University officials leading the Vice-Chancellor's deputy into the Senate House. The University Officers in charge of a degree ceremony at the University of Cambridge (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/University_of_Cambridge) . . Stalin's Englishman: Guy Burgess, the Cold War, and the Cambridge Spy Ring by Andrew Lownie (https://www.booksamillion.com/search?id=7664336336402&type=author&query=Andrew+Lownie) and Steven Crossley...

Duration:00:13:37

4/4 Stalin's Englishman: Guy Burgess, the Cold War, and the Cambridge Spy Ring by Andrew Lownie and Steven Crossley

8/22/2019
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Image Universitas Cantabrigiensis: Girton College (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Girton_College) . Library of Congress; public domain. . Stalin's Englishman: Guy Burgess, the Cold War, and the Cambridge Spy Ring by Andrew Lownie (https://www.booksamillion.com/search?id=7664336336402&type=author&query=Andrew+Lownie) and Steven Crossley (https://www.booksamillion.com/search?id=7664336336402&type=author&query=Steven+Crossley) Guy Burgess was the most important, complex, and fascinating of "The...

Duration:00:07:14

Taipei arming, Beijing threatening. Hong Kong & Taiwan. F16 sales: Washington is no longer scared of Beijing. Stephen J Yates, DC Intl Advisory.

8/22/2019
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Photo: Peng Ming-min (center) with colleagues at National Taiwan University in 1954. Public domain. Peng Ming-min (彭明敏) is a noted democracy (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Democracy) activist, advocate of Taiwan independence (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taiwan_independence) , and politician. Arrested for sedition (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sedition) in 1964 for printing a manifesto advocating democracy in his native Taiwan (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taiwan) , he escaped to Sweden...

Duration:00:10:31

Multiple demos in Seoul on 15 Aug. Largest was the Flag Rally, at which South Korean, US, and Israeli flags were carried. Tara O, East Asia Research Center & Inst for Corean-American Studies

8/22/2019
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Photo: In Korea, Seodaemun / Donuimun in the Joseon Period . Source: Japanese book, History of Japan-Korea Annexation about which Image talks, published by Roudoukeizai Sha 日本語: 労働経済社「映像が語る日韓併合史」より。 Published: 1900s This photograph is in the public domain (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/public_domain) in Japan (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japan) because its copyright has expired according to Article 23 of the 1899 Copyright Act...

Duration:00:09:30

The immediate need for the US Space Force: 1 of 2: Lieutenant General Steven Kwast, USAF.

8/22/2019
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Photo: Jules Verne (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Jules_Verne) : Die Reise nach dem Mond, Einbanddeckel Date | Original um 1900, Foto von 2018 Source | Gerd Küveler (https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?title=Gerd_K%C3%BCveler&action=edit&redlink=1) private collection / Privatsammlung Author | unknown Gerd Küveler (reproduction) This is a faithful photographic reproduction of a two-dimensional, public domain (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Public_domain) work of art. The work...

Duration:00:11:16

The immediate need for the US Space Force: 2 of 2: Lietnant General Steven Kwast, USAF.

8/22/2019
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Photo: An illustration from the novel "From the Earth to the Moon" by Jules Verne drawn by Henri de Montaut. Polski: Ilustracja powieści Juliusza Verne'a "Z Ziemi na Księżyc" autorstwa Henri de Montauta. Français : "De la Terre à la Lune", Henri de Montaut. Diese Datei wurde mit Commonist hochgeladen. Français : L’arrivée du projectile à Stone’s-Hill Datum31. Juli 1868 Der Urheber dieses Werks ist 1900 gestorben; es ist daher gemeinfrei (https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gemeinfreiheit) ,...

Duration:00:10:28

Turf war between Alabama and Texas over NASA dollars for manned Moon landing. Bob Zimmerman, BehindtheBlack.com

8/21/2019
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Image: The first image taken of the far side of the Moon, returned by Luna 3 (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Luna_3) : the first of the far side of the Moon, taken by Luna 3, October 7, 1959. The dark patches at left include Mare Crisium (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mare_Crisium) (on the near side), Mare Smythii (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mare_Smythii) , and Mare Marginis (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mare_Marginis) (on the border of the near and far sides). At bottom is Mare Ausatrale...

Duration:00:13:46

Chandrayaan2 prepares to land on the moon. Bob Zimmerman, BehindtheBlack.com

8/21/2019
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Image: Rendering of Chandrayaan-2 lander(top) interfaced with orbiter (bottom) Source:https://www.isro.gov.in/update/01-may-2019/press-release-chandrayaan-2https://www.isro.gov.in/sites/default/files/chandrayaan_2.jpg Author: Indian Space Research Organisation Permissions: see below.* . The Chandrayaan program, the Indian Lunar Exploration Programme, incorporates a lunar orbiter, impactor, and future lunar lander and rover spacecraft. The name of the program is from Sanskrit...

Duration:00:08:22

"Free Greenland" from the colonial grasp of an absolute monarchy, Denmark. @BernieandSid. Host

8/21/2019
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Photo: Author with Bernie McGuirk of @BernieandSid http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "Free Greenland" from the colonial grasp of an absolute monarchy, Denmark. @BernieandSid. Host

Duration:00:11:13

Gregory R Copley: Kashmir, artillery, Indus waters, Hindu nationalism, taunting China.

8/21/2019
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Image: Babur (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Babur) crossing the Indus River in the heat of battle, a painting commissioned by Akbar, c.1589; from the collection of the Aga Khan Museum. Source: http://www.akdn.org/museum/detail.asp?artifactid=1677 (downloaded Apr. 2011) . Gregory R Copley, editor & publisher, Defense & Foreign Affairs, in re: The Kashmir problem erupted again with artillery fire by India and Delhi’s assertion that it will “resolve the Kashmir problem.” Pakistan and India are...

Duration:00:08:49

Liz Peek: The no-recession-in-sight economy. Europe and China are troubled, but the US is healthy.

8/20/2019
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Image: A 10% Legacy and Succession Duty impressed duty stamp of the United Kingdom. Public domain. .. https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/20/us/politics/trump-economy-recession-data.html (https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/20/us/politics/trump-economy-recession-data.html) The Democrats rooting for a Recession to bolster 2020: Trump Says He’s Exploring ‘Various Tax Reductions,’ and the Economic Data He Loves Shows Why Some of the administration’s favorite data points are now flashing warning signs...

Duration:00:13:18

Elizabeth Peek, Fox News & TheHill: Elizabeth Warren is prospering with her gloomy message.

8/20/2019
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Photo: Official portrait of U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elizabeth_Warren) (D-MA). Public domain. https://www.huffpost.com/entry/elizabeth-warren-st-paul-minnesota-town-hall_n_5d5b1c9fe4b0f667ed6750ca ST. PAUL, Minn. ― Sen. Elizabeth Warren (https://www.huffpost.com/news/topic/elizabeth-warren) (D-Mass) on Monday drew what her campaign said was the largest crowd of her presidential campaign tour yet, attracting thousands of energized supporters to her town...

Duration:00:06:18

California Motor Voter folly and Ballot-Harvesting tomfoolery. @HooverWhalen @HooverInst

8/20/2019
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Photo: Car and homemade trailer on U.S. 101 near King City, California. Man and wife middle-aged, from Wisconsin. "Old Man Depression sent us out on the road ... You don't know anything about how many people are living in trailers till you 'hit' Florida. New York Public Library link Link http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/ copyright Copyright info Public Domain (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/publicdomain/) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules...

Duration:00:12:25

The US is an oasis in a sea of European fumbles and Asian fears. @McTagueJim, "The Martin Boundary Series."

8/20/2019
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Photo: http://JohnBa: Title: To Sinai via the Red Sea, Tor, and Wady Hebran. Small oasis in Wady Hebran.Abstract/medium: G. Eric and Edith Matson Photograph CollectionPhysical description: 1 negative : Date | 1900 Source | Library of CongressCatalog: https://www.loc.gov/pictures/collection/matpc/item/mpc2004004308/PPOriginal url: http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/matpc.01990 Author | Matson Collection Permission (Reusing this file...

Duration:00:09:28

The close working alliance of the US Navy and the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force. @USNavyUnderSec Thomas B. Modly.

8/20/2019
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Photo: PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 10, 2010) U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) ships underway in formation as part of a photo exercise on the final day of Keen Sword 2011. The exercise enhances the Japan-U.S. alliance which remains a key strategic relationship in the Northeast Asia Pacific region. Keen Sword caps the 50th anniversary of the Japan-U.S. alliance as an "alliance of equals." (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jacob D. Moore/Released) Date |...

Duration:00:09:40

US Navy challenges in the Mediterranean (Syria) and the Caribbean (Venezuela). @USNavyUnderSec Thomas B. Modly.

8/20/2019
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Photo: English: Venezuela circa 1900-1905. "American fleet at La Guaira." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company Date | 1900~1905 This image is available from the United States Library of Congress (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Library_of_Congress) 's Prints and Photographs division (https://www.loc.gov/rr/print/) under the digital ID det.4a05686 (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/det.4a05686) . http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules...

Duration:00:10:23

All the logical ways to prevent mass-shootings are already in place: 1 of 2: @RichardAEpstein @HooverInst

8/20/2019
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Photo: The gun fighter loungedagainst the adobe bricks of the bunkhouse, sweeping Sixteen with cold, emo-tionless glances while the latter talked ofhis travels. The other men were drapedabout, each according to his notion ofcomfort. You say youve been from the Mizpah THE SIXTEENTH MAN 56. in Montana, clear down to the Pecosdistrict in Texas? queried the gunfighter, making little effort to concealhis incredulity. Why, shore. I just told you aboutit. Then I reckon you must have seen aheap of...

Duration:00:11:09

All the logical ways to prevent mass-shootings are already in place: 2 of 2: @RichardAEpstein @HooverInst

8/20/2019
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Photo: Patent drawing of the "Henry Rifle", the predecessor of the Winchester rifle Date | 1860 Source | [1] (http://patentpending.blogs.com/patent_pending_blog/2005/06/index.html) Author | en:Benjamin Tyler Henry (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benjamin_Tyler_Henry) (1821-1891) | This work is in the public domain (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/public_domain) in its country of origin and other countries and areas where the copyright term...

Duration:00:10:45