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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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“Women of the gulag were slaves of slaves.” Marianna Yarovskaya.

10/14/2019
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Image: Women of the Gulag film poster. Fair use. . Marianna Yarovskaya, filmmaker, in re: Women of the Gulag. Six elderly women who were teenagers when the disastrous events occurred. On Oct 18 and Oct 22, the film will be screened at the Hong Kong Film Festival. VisibleRecord.com The film was shown at the Moscow Intl Film Festival, and brought one survivor, who was able to walk. Two more remain, blind, one paralyzed. The attendee got five minutes of standing ovation. Then it was shown on...

Duration:00:09:31

The Whistleblower and the Small Circle of Friends. @AaronKleinShow @Breitbart

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Photo: In a speech at the LBJ Presidential Library on Thursday, Sept. 22nd, 2016, Director of National Intelligence James Clapper discussed national security as we prepare for an election year change in the White House. Following his remarks, Admiral Bob Inman, former Director of the National Security Agency and Deputy Director of the CIA, and Stephen Hadley, former National Security Advisor, joined Clapper on stage for a conversation moderated by LBJ Library Director Mark Updegrove on the...

Duration:00:11:52

Hong Kong police have lost control, themselves are out of control. Michael Yon & Gordon Chang

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Image: Hong Kong police officer, early 20th century. Public domain. . Michael Yon (see livestreaming videos of Hong Kong protests and crazed police), Hong Kong reporter, & Gordon Chang, Daily Beast, discuss how the Hong Kong police are out of control, tried to seize our reporter’s camera and beat the daylights out of another reporter – in error! They released him after hours of brutalization, and he was then rushed to a hospital by other reporters. The trigger for this was petrol bombs...

Duration:00:08:36

Misunderestimating* Trump on China could prove bad for Beijing. Gordon Chang. . . . *(so to speak)

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Image: Guangzhou's harbor in 1850. Public domain. . Gordon Chang, Daily Beast, reviews stats. Chinese exports numbers are poor, but imports are down over 8%, which is serious. China can't lie, cheat and steal too much on import & export figures. Meanwhile the country is suffering both a very bad African swine fever and a debilitating rust on wheat. Setting aside the “trade war,” China needs to import a lot of food, which naturally is making the leadership unhappy. Most Americans now hold...

Duration:00:12:13

Al Qaeda rules in the Subcontinent. @ThomasJoscelyn @BillRoggio @FDD

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Photo: "1/2: BREAKING: #NDS (https://twitter.com/hashtag/NDS?src=hash) can now confirm the death of Asim Omar, leader of #Al_Qaeda (https://twitter.com/hashtag/Al_Qaeda?src=hash) in the #Indian (https://twitter.com/hashtag/Indian?src=hash) Subcontinent (AQIS), in a joint US-Afghan raid on a Taliban compound in Musa Qala district of Helmand province on Sep. 23." http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Al Qaeda rules in the...

Duration:00:10:55

One Hundred Years to the Kurd Failure. @ThomasJoscelyn @BillRoggio @FDD

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Photo: Lot-11138-9: WWI-Armistice. President Woodrow Wilson walking through gardens at Versailles, Paris, France, with David Lloyd George and Premier George Clemenceau, Jul 1919. Edith Bolling Galt Wilson Collection. Courtesy of the Library of Congress. (2017/09/08). Date | 8 September 2017, 09:42 Source | Lot-11138-9 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/127906254@N06/36292057633/) Author | National Museum of the U.S. Navy (https://www.flickr.com/people/127906254@N06) | This image was originally...

Duration:00:09:08

4/4 Hunting Che: How a U.S. Special Forces Team Helped Capture the World's Most Famous Revolutionary, by Kevin Maurer and Mitch Weiss.

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Image: Flags of the world with Che — protestors carrying a mosaic of national flags bearing the Guerrillero Heroico (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guerrillero_Heroico) likeness of Che Guevara. Permissions*: see below. . Hunting Che: How a U.S. Special Forces Team Helped Capture the World's Most Famous Revolutionary, by Kevin Maurer (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_all_3?ie=UTF8&search-alias=&field-keywords=Kevin+Maurer) and Mitch Weiss...

Duration:00:08:26

3/4 Hunting Che: How a U.S. Special Forces Team Helped Capture the World's Most Famous Revolutionary, by Kevin Maurer and Mitch Weiss.

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Image: Che Guevara on a 1968 Cuban stamp. Public domain. , Hunting Che: How a U.S. Special Forces Team Helped Capture the World's Most Famous Revolutionary, by Kevin Maurer (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_all_3?ie=UTF8&search-alias=&field-keywords=Kevin+Maurer) and Mitch Weiss (https://www.amazon.com/Mitch-Weiss/e/B005H8L9ZA/ref=dp_byline_cont_all_2) . Robertson Dean (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_all_1?ie=UTF8&search-alias=&field-keywords=Robertson+Dean) (Narrator),...

Duration:00:12:30

2/4 Hunting Che: How a U.S. Special Forces Team Helped Capture the World's Most Famous Revolutionary, by Kevin Maurer and Mitch Weiss.

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Image: Countries Che Guevara visited (red) and those in which he participated in armed revolution (green). Note: All nations are displayed with 2010 borders. However, Guevara's travels took place from around 1950-1967 (the year of his death), and if Guevara visited the U.S.S.R. (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/U.S.S.R.) , for example, then all of those nations included in the U.S.S.R. at that time are shaded here in red. Public domain. . Hunting Che: How a U.S. Special Forces Team Helped...

Duration:00:09:38

1/4 Hunting Che: How a U.S. Special Forces Team Helped Capture the World's Most Famous Revolutionary, by Kevin Maurer and Mitch Weiss.

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Image: Che Guevara (right) with Alberto Granado (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alberto_Granado) (left) in June 1952 on the Amazon River (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amazon_River) aboard their "Mambo-Tango" wooden raft, which was a gift from the lepers (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lepers) whom they had treated. Public domain. . Hunting Che: How a U.S. Special Forces Team Helped Capture the World's Most Famous Revolutionary, by Kevin Maurer...

Duration:00:09:24

The Full-Length Conversation: They Will Have to Die Now: Mosul and the Fall of the Caliphate Audible Audiobook – Unabridged James Verini (Author), Ray Porter (Narrator), HighBridge, a division of Recorded Books (Publisher)

10/14/2019
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Photo: The Prophet Jonah before the Walls of Nineveh, drawing by Rembrandt (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rembrandt) , c. 1655 Rembrandt (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/en:Rembrandt) - TQHqiO_H-vrGbA at Google Cultural Institute (https://www.google.com/culturalinstitute/asset-viewer/TQHqiO_H-vrGbA) maximum zoom level Public Domain (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Rembrandt_Harmenszoon_van_Rijn_-_The_Prophet_Jonah_before_the_Walls_of_Nineveh,_c._1655_-_Google_Art_Project.jpg)...

Duration:00:39:47

4/4 An Officer and a Spy: A Novel, by Robert Harris

10/13/2019
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Image: Lieutenant Colonel Georges Picquart (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Georges_Picquart) dressed in the uniform of the 4th Algerian Tirailleurs (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tirailleurs) . Public domain. . An Officer and a Spy: A Novel, by Robert Harris (https://www.amazon.com/Robert-Harris/e/B000APBPA4/ref=dp_byline_cont_all_1) (Author); David Rintoul (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_all_2?ie=UTF8&search-alias=&field-keywords=David+Rintoul) (Narrator), Random House Audio...

Duration:00:09:02

3/4 An Officer and a Spy: A Novel, by Robert Harris

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Image: Antisemitic (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antisemitic) riots in a print from Le Petit Parisien (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Le_Petit_Parisien) : Mathieu Drefus, Alfred's elder brother, burned in effigy in Montmartre, Public domain. . An Officer and a Spy: A Novel, by Robert Harris (https://www.amazon.com/Robert-Harris/e/B000APBPA4/ref=dp_byline_cont_all_1) (Author); David Rintoul (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_all_2?ie=UTF8&search-alias=&field-keywords=David+Rintoul)...

Duration:00:11:45

2/4 An Officer and a Spy: A Novel, by Robert Harris

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Image: Alfred Dreyfus on Devil's Island; Le Petit Journal (27 September 1896). Public domain. . An Officer and a Spy: A Novel, by Robert Harris (https://www.amazon.com/Robert-Harris/e/B000APBPA4/ref=dp_byline_cont_all_1) (Author); David Rintoul (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_all_2?ie=UTF8&search-alias=&field-keywords=David+Rintoul) (Narrator), Random House Audio (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_all_3?ie=UTF8&search-alias=&field-keywords=Random+House+Audio) (Publisher)...

Duration:00:09:10

1/4 An Officer and a Spy: A Novel, by Robert Harris

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Image: L’Aurore, 13 January 1898 . An Officer and a Spy: A Novel, by Robert Harris (https://www.amazon.com/Robert-Harris/e/B000APBPA4/ref=dp_byline_cont_all_1) (Author); David Rintoul (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_all_2?ie=UTF8&search-alias=&field-keywords=David+Rintoul) (Narrator), Random House Audio (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_all_3?ie=UTF8&search-alias=&field-keywords=Random+House+Audio) (Publisher)...

Duration:00:09:48

My Thoughts Be Bloody: 1 of 2: The Bitter Rivalry Between Edwin and John Wilkes Booth Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Nora Titone (Author), John B. Lloyd (Narrator), & 2 more

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Photo: Portrait of Edwin Booth by John Singer Sargent, 1890, which hung at The Players clubhouse. Now in the collection of the Amon Carter Museum of American Art (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amon_Carter_Museum_of_American_Art) . Amon Carter Museum of American Art - Amon Carter Museum of American Art John Singer Sargent (1856-1925); Edwin Booth; 1890; Oil on canvas; Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, Texas; 2013.7 Public Domain...

Duration:00:09:31

My Thoughts Be Bloody: 2 of 2: The Bitter Rivalry Between Edwin and John Wilkes Booth Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Nora Titone (Author), John B. Lloyd (Narrator), & 2 more

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Photo: Oliver Ingraham Lay (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oliver_Ingraham_Lay) : Edwin Booth as Hamlet, 1887 Oliver Ingraham Lay (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/en:Oliver_Ingraham_Lay) - https://artuk.org/discover/artists/lay-oliver-ingraham-18451890 Oliver Ingraham Lay - Edwin Booth as Hamlet Public Domain (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Oliver_Ingraham_Lay_-_Edwin_Booth_as_Hamlet_-_1887.jpg) File:Oliver Ingraham Lay - Edwin Booth as Hamlet - 1887.jpg...

Duration:00:11:15

1177 B.C.: 4 of 4: The Year Civilization Collapsed Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Eric H. Cline (Author), Andy Caploe (Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher)

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Photo: Mycenaean stirrup vase found in the acropolis of Ugarit (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ugarit) , Eastern Mediterranean (c. 1400–1300 BC) Unknown - Jastrow (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Jastrow) (2006) Mycenaean stirrup vase, 14th-13th centuries BC, imported to Ugarit. Found in the acropolis of Ras Shamra (ancient Ugarit), tomb 37. Public Domain (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Mycenaean_stirrup_vase_Louvre_AO19201.jpg) File:Mycenaean stirrup vase Louvre AO19201.jpg...

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1177 B.C.: 3 of 4: The Year Civilization Collapsed Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Eric H. Cline (Author), Andy Caploe (Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher)

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Photo: Fresco depicting a female figure in the acropolis of Mycenae, 13th century BC Unknown - from Le musée absolu, Phaidon, 10-2012 La Dame de Mycènes, fresque, hauteur : 53 cm. L'expression sérieuse et pensive de la déesse révèle la solennité du moment, alors qu'elle accepte une offrande — un collier qu'elle tient serré dans sa main droite. Elle porte un corsage à manches courtes sur un chemisier qui souligne sa poitrine. Sa coiffure complexe retient l'attention de même que ses riches...

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1177 B.C.: 2 of 4: The Year Civilization Collapsed Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Eric H. Cline (Author), Andy Caploe (Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher)

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Photo: Two Mycenaean chariot warriors on a fresco from Pylos (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pylos) (about 1350 BC; left) and two female charioteers from Tiryns (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tiryns) (1200 BC; right) View author information (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Fresco_of_two_female_charioteers_from_Tiryns_1200_BC.jpg) Public Domain (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Fresco_of_two_female_charioteers_from_Tiryns_1200_BC.jpg) File:Fresco of two female charioteers from...

Duration:00:08:25