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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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English


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Ambassador Bill Taylor's Burisma Connection. @AaronKleinShow

10/24/2019
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Photo: U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine William Taylor, left, and Ukrainian Minister of Defense Anatoliy Hrytsenko, right, show Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates some of the local architecture in Kyiv, Ukraine, Oct. 22, 2007. Defense Dept. photo by Cherie A. Thurlby Date | Taken on 22 October 2007 Source | | This Image was released by the United States Department of Defense with the ID 071022-D-7203T-012 (http://www.defense.gov/dodcmsshare/photoessay/2007-10/hires_071022-D-7203T-012.JPG) (next)...

Duration:00:12:53

Eloquent Shaquile O'Neal responds to Unhappy LeBron James & What is to be done? @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

10/23/2019
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Photo: Battle of the Ch'ongch'on River (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_the_Ch%27ongch%27on_River) : Chinese forces swarm a UN position. Chinese Military Science Academy - http://www.rt66.com/~korteng/SmallArms/CCF40thCorps.htm Chinese forces swarm a UN position. Public Domain (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Second_Phase_Campaign.jpg) File:Second Phase Campaign.jpg Created: 31 December 1949 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter:...

Duration:00:11:36

Mickey Mouse bows to Beijing & What is to be done? @jonathandtward @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

10/23/2019
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Photo: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/en:Snow_White_and_the_Seven_Dwarfs_(1937_film)) is the first animated feature in the Disney animated features canon. It was produced by Walt Disney Productions, premiered on December 21, 1937, and was originally released to theatres by RKO Radio Pictures on February 8, 1938. This image is a screenshot made by myself from a public domain movie's trailer. Trailers for movies released before 1964 are in the Public Domain...

Duration:00:09:06

PRC plays South Pacific with cash. @CleoPaskal @FDD @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

10/23/2019
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Photo: A historical photo of Mulinu'u (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mulinu%27u) showing oval Samoan fale (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Architecture_of_Samoa) . (photo taken between 1893-1949) Tattersall Studios - http://mp.natlib.govt.nz/detail/?id=39637&l=en Traditional Samoan fale in Mulinu'u village, Upolu island, Samoa circa 1893 - 1949. Public Domain (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Mulinu%27u_by_Tattersall_Studios_-_Samoa_1893-1949.jpg) File:Mulinu'u by Tattersall Studios -...

Duration:00:07:23

1/4 Women of the Gulag: Portraits of Five Remarkable Lives, by Paul R. Gregory (Hoover Institution Press Publication)

10/23/2019
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Image: Film poster, Women of the Gulag: Portraits of Five Remarkable Lives, by Paul Gregory. Women of the Gulag movie is a 2018 US short documentary film directed by Marianna Yarovskaya, and based on the book Women of the Gulag: Stories of Five Remarkable Lives by Paul Roderick Gregory (2013). Best Documentary Short shortlist nominee, 2018 Academy Awards. Fair use. . In Women of the Gulag: Portraits of Five Remarkable Lives, Gregory highlights the tragedy among women during one of the most...

Duration:00:11:19

2/4 Women of the Gulag: Portraits of Five Remarkable Lives, by Paul R. Gregory (Hoover Institution Press Publication)

10/23/2019
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Image: A woman sentenced to a decade in a Gulag: ID photo of young Yevgenia Ginzburg, Fair use. “To live! Without property, but what was that to me? Let them confiscate it – they were brigands anyway, confiscating was their business. They wouldn't get much good out of mine, a few books and clothes – why, we didn't even have a radio. My husband was a loyal Communist of the old stamp, not the kind who had to have a Buick or a Mercedes... Ten years!... Do you [the judges], with your codfish...

Duration:00:08:47

3/4 Women of the Gulag: Portraits of Five Remarkable Lives, by Paul R. Gregory (Hoover Institution Press Publication)

10/23/2019
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Image: A map of various Gulag prison-camps between 1923 and 1961, based on data from Memorial (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Memorial_(society)) , a leading human-rights group (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Human_rights_group) in contemporary Russia. Permissions*: see below. . In Women of the Gulag: Portraits of Five Remarkable Lives, Gregory highlights the tragedy among women during one of the most egregious dictatorships of the Twentieth Century. This book encompasses Gregory’s expansive...

Duration:00:12:56

4/4 Women of the Gulag: Portraits of Five Remarkable Lives, by Paul R. Gregory (Hoover Institution Press Publication)

10/23/2019
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Image: Lithuanian deportees preparing logs for rafting on the Mana River (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mana_River) near the Small Ungut (Малый Унгут) village. Permissions*: see below. . In Women of the Gulag: Portraits of Five Remarkable Lives, Gregory highlights the tragedy among women during one of the most egregious dictatorships of the Twentieth Century. This book encompasses Gregory’s expansive research on the little-known women victims of the Gulag (Stalin’s vast network of forced...

Duration:00:09:04

1/2 On Conan Doyle: Or, the Whole Art of Storytelling, by Michael Dirda

10/23/2019
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Image: The first of the five photographs, taken by Elsie Wright in 1917, shows Frances Griffiths with the alleged fairies. The Cottingley Fairies appeared in a series of five photographs (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Photograph) taken by Elsie Wright (1901–1988) and Frances Griffiths (1907–1986), two young cousins who lived in Cottingley (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cottingley,_Bradford) , near Bradford (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bradford) in England. In 1917, when the first two...

Duration:00:10:53

2/2 On Conan Doyle: Or, the Whole Art of Storytelling, by Michael Dirda

10/23/2019
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Image: Holmes and Moriarty struggle at the Reichenbach Falls (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reichenbach_Falls) ; drawing by Sidney Paget. Illustration to the Sherlock Holmes story, The Final Problem, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, which appeared in The Strand Magazine in December, 1893. Public domain. . On Conan Doyle: Or, the Whole Art of Storytelling, by Michael Dirda (https://www.amazon.com/Michael-Dirda/e/B001IGHPZ8/ref=dp_byline_cont_ebooks_1) (Writers on Writers Book 4) Kindle Edition/...

Duration:00:11:20

1/4 The Last Viking: The Life of Roald Amundsen, by Stephen R. Bown.

10/22/2019
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Image: Roald Amundsen in fur. Public domain. . The Last Viking: The Life of Roald Amundsen, by Stephen R. Bown (https://www.amazon.com/Stephen-R-Bown/e/B001HCV3UQ/ref=dp_byline_cont_all_1) . Stephen Hoye (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_all_2?ie=UTF8&search-alias=&field-keywords=Stephen+Hoye) (Narrator), Audible Studios (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_all_3?ie=UTF8&search-alias=&field-keywords=Audible+Studios) (Publisher). Audible Audiobook – Unabridged...

Duration:00:11:22

2/4 The Last Viking: The Life of Roald Amundsen, by Stephen R. Bown.

10/22/2019
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Image: RV Belgica (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RV_Belgica_(1884)) frozen in the ice, 1898. Die Belgica bei der Antarktisexpedition 1897-1899; Frederick Cook (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/en:Frederick_Cook) - http://www.tierradelfuego.org.ar/belgica/barco.htm. Public domain. . The Last Viking: The Life of Roald Amundsen, by Stephen R. Bown (https://www.amazon.com/Stephen-R-Bown/e/B001HCV3UQ/ref=dp_byline_cont_all_1) . Stephen Hoye...

Duration:00:08:23

3/4 The Last Viking: The Life of Roald Amundsen, by Stephen R. Bown.

10/22/2019
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Image: Norwegian flag at the South Pole. Olav Bjaaland (1873–1961) - Project Gutenberg Literary Archive Foundation: De Aarde en haar Volken, Jaargang 1913 (http://www.gutenberg.org/) . Public domain. . The Last Viking: The Life of Roald Amundsen, by Stephen R. Bown (https://www.amazon.com/Stephen-R-Bown/e/B001HCV3UQ/ref=dp_byline_cont_all_1) . Stephen Hoye (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_all_2?ie=UTF8&search-alias=&field-keywords=Stephen+Hoye) (Narrator), Audible Studios...

Duration:00:12:54

4/4 The Last Viking: The Life of Roald Amundsen, by Stephen R. Bown.

10/22/2019
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Image: Antarctica Station South Pole Amundsen-Scott. Permissions*: see below. . The Last Viking: The Life of Roald Amundsen, by Stephen R. Bown (https://www.amazon.com/Stephen-R-Bown/e/B001HCV3UQ/ref=dp_byline_cont_all_1) . Stephen Hoye (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_all_2?ie=UTF8&search-alias=&field-keywords=Stephen+Hoye) (Narrator), Audible Studios (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_all_3?ie=UTF8&search-alias=&field-keywords=Audible+Studios) (Publisher). Audible...

Duration:00:09:03

1/4 Inferno: The World at War, 1939-1945, by Max Hastings. Ralph Cosham (Narrator), Blackstone Audio, Inc. (Publisher). Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B006K66Q42/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_hsch_vapi_taft_p1_i1

10/22/2019
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Image: The Bengal famine of 1943, partially engineered by Winston Churchill: Dead and dying children on a Calcutta street published in the Statesman 22 August 1943. Public domain. . Inferno: The World at War, 1939-1945, by Max Hastings (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_all_1?ie=UTF8&search-alias=&field-keywords=Max+Hastings) . Ralph Cosham (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_all_2?ie=UTF8&search-alias=&field-keywords=Ralph+Cosham) (Narrator), Blackstone Audio, Inc....

Duration:00:10:34

2/4 Inferno: The World at War, 1939-1945, by Max Hastings. Ralph Cosham (Narrator), Blackstone Audio, Inc. (Publisher). Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B006K66Q42/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_hsch_vapi_taft_p1_i1

10/22/2019
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Image: Finland -- offensives of the four Soviet armies from 30 November to 22 December 1939 displayed in red. Public domain. . Inferno: The World at War, 1939-1945, by Max Hastings (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_all_1?ie=UTF8&search-alias=&field-keywords=Max+Hastings) . Ralph Cosham (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_all_2?ie=UTF8&search-alias=&field-keywords=Ralph+Cosham) (Narrator), Blackstone Audio, Inc....

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3/4 Inferno: The World at War, 1939-1945, by Max Hastings. Ralph Cosham (Narrator), Blackstone Audio, Inc. (Publisher). Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B006K66Q42/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_hsch_vapi_taft_p1_i1

10/22/2019
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Image: USS Louisville (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Louisville_(CA-28)) is struck by a Mitsubishi Ki-51 (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mitsubishi_Ki-51) kamikaze at the Battle of Lingayen Gulf (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Lingayen_Gulf) , 6 January 1945. Public domain. . Inferno: The World at War, 1939-1945, by Max Hastings (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_all_1?ie=UTF8&search-alias=&field-keywords=Max+Hastings) . Ralph Cosham...

Duration:00:12:54

4/4 Inferno: The World at War, 1939-1945, by Max Hastings. Ralph Cosham (Narrator), Blackstone Audio, Inc. (Publisher). Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B006K66Q42/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_hsch_vapi_taft_p1_i1

10/22/2019
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Image: The diary of Tanya Savicheva, a girl of 11, her notes about starvation and deaths of her sister, then grandmother, then brother, then uncle, then another uncle, then mother. The last three notes say "Savichevs died," "Everyone died" and "Only Tanya is left." She died of progressive dystrophy shortly after the siege. Her diary was used by the prosecution at the Nuremberg trials. Public domain. . Inferno: The World at War, 1939-1945, by Max Hastings...

Duration:00:08:59

Tough Without a Gun: 2 of 2: The Life and Extraordinary Afterlife of Humphrey Bogart (Thorndike Press Large Print Biography Series) Hardcover – Large Print, May 25, 2011

10/22/2019
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Photo: Humphrey Bogart in American noir film The Maltese Falcon (1941). See also film still (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/en:Film_still) . No copyright notice. Date | 1941 Source | Source (https://www.ebay.com/itm/HUMPHREY-BOGART-great-iconic-8x10-still-THE-MALTESE-FALCON-c709/312709759515?hash=item48cef4421b:g:qkUAAOSwVcFdNrfG) Author | Warner Bros. Permission (Reusing this file (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:Reusing_content_outside_Wikimedia) ) | The photo has no copyright...

Duration:00:08:37

Tough Without a Gun: 1 of 2: The Life and Extraordinary Afterlife of Humphrey Bogart (Thorndike Press Large Print Biography Series) Hardcover – Large Print, May 25, 2011

10/22/2019
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Photo: Humphrey_Bogart_and_Sydney_Greenstreet_in_Casablanca_crop.jpg (https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/8/89/Humphrey_Bogart_and_Sydney_Greenstreet_in_Casablanca_crop.jpg) ‏(570 × 442 بكسل حجم الفايل: 102 كيلوبايت، نوع MIME: image/jpeg) الملف دا من ويكيميديا كومنز و ممكن تستعمله المشاريع التانيه. الوصف بتاعه صفحة وصف الملف (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Humphrey_Bogart_and_Sydney_Greenstreet_in_Casablanca_crop.jpg) هناك معروض تحت.. وصف | This screenshot shows Sydney...

Duration:00:11:11