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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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4/4 The Floating Kilogram: . . . and Other Editorials on Money from the New York Sun, by Seth Lipsky (Author), James Grant (Foreword).

1/20/2020
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Image: Puck magazine: The survival of the fittest (https://www.theodorerooseveltcenter.org/Research/Digital-Library/Record.aspx?libID=o275418) , representing the passage of the Gold Standard Act; March 14, 1900. From the Library of Congress Prints and Photographs collection. The Floating Kilogram: . . . and Other Editorials on Money from the New York Sun, by Seth Lipsky (Author), James Grant (Foreword). Paperback – March 6, 2015 From the editor of The New York Sun, 130 astonishing and...

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3/4 The Floating Kilogram: . . . and Other Editorials on Money from the New York Sun, by Seth Lipsky (Author), James Grant (Foreword).

1/20/2020
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Image: Detail from Government. Mural by Elihu Vedder. Lobby to Main Reading Room, Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building, Washington, D.C. Main figure is seated atop a pedestal saying "GOVERNMENT" and holding a tablet saying "A GOVERNMENT / OF THE PEOPLE / BY THE PEOPLE / FOR THE PEOPLE". Artist's signature is "ELIHU VEDDER / ROMA–1896". The Floating Kilogram: . . . and Other Editorials on Money from the New York Sun, by Seth Lipsky (Author), James Grant (Foreword). Paperback – March...

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2/4 The Floating Kilogram: . . . and Other Editorials on Money from the New York Sun, by Seth Lipsky (Author), James Grant (Foreword).

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Image: Golden Pectoral from Tovsta Mohyla. Золота пектораль. IV століття до н. е. Товста Могила The Floating Kilogram: . . . and Other Editorials on Money from the New York Sun, by Seth Lipsky (Author), James Grant (Foreword). Paperback – March 6, 2015 From the editor of The New York Sun, 130 astonishing and delightful editorials on the monetary crisis and the need for the restoration of a sound dollar. "Brilliant . . . irrefutable," says Steve Forbes. "The Federalist Papers of a gold...

Duration:00:09:32

1/4 The Floating Kilogram: . . . and Other Editorials on Money from the New York Sun, by Seth Lipsky (Author), James Grant (Foreword).

1/20/2020
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Image: William McKinley (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_McKinley) ran for president on the basis of the gold standard. The Gold Standard Act of the United States was passed in 1900 (approved on March 14) and established gold as the only standard for redeeming paper money, stopping bimetallism (which had allowed silver in exchange for gold). The Floating Kilogram: . . . and Other Editorials on Money from the New York Sun, by Seth Lipsky (Author), James Grant (Foreword). Paperback –...

Duration:00:13:11

4/4 The Revolt Against the Masses: How Liberalism Has Undermined the Middle Class Hard, by Fred Siegel

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Image: Seal of the Brearley School in Manhattan. The school, alma mater to many of the richest liberal girls in North America, now pays for busses to send students to protest marches in Washington. Permissions: fair use. From a book review: “The liberal elite believe they are uniquely fit to govern; their policies discredit that claim. The roots of American liberalism are not compassion, but snobbery.” . . . Siegel “depicts the Progressives as Protestant reformers, determined to...

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3/4 The Revolt Against the Masses: How Liberalism Has Undermined the Middle Class Hard, by Fred Siegel

1/20/2020
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Image: Vanity Fair photo shoot with a passel of 2011 debutantes. La gauche caviar. Permissions* see below. The Revolt Against the Masses: How Liberalism Has Undermined the Middle Class Hard, by Fred Siegel ; hardcover – January 28, 2014 https://www.amazon.com/Revolt-Against-Masses-Liberalism-Undermined/dp/1594036985 This short book rewrites the history of modern American liberalism. It shows that what we think of liberalism today—the top and bottom coalition we associate with President...

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2/4 The Revolt Against the Masses: How Liberalism Has Undermined the Middle Class Hard, by Fred Siegel

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Image: (A) Authoritarianism is a form of government characterized by strong central power and limited political freedoms. (B) In political science, statism is the doctrine that the political authority of the state is legitimate to some degree. This may include economic and social policy, especially in regard to taxation and the means of production. While in use since the 1850s, the term “statism” gained significant usage in American political discourse throughout the 1930s and 1940s.* Here:...

Duration:00:10:25

1/4 The Revolt Against the Masses: How Liberalism Has Undermined the Middle Class Hard, by Fred Siegel

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Image: Book cover. The Revolt Against the Masses: How Liberalism Has Undermined the Middle Class Hard, by Fred Siegel ; hardcover – January 28, 2014 https://www.amazon.com/Revolt-Against-Masses-Liberalism-Undermined/dp/1594036985 This short book rewrites the history of modern American liberalism. It shows that what we think of liberalism today—the top and bottom coalition we associate with President Obama—began not with Progressivism or the New Deal but rather in the wake of the post-WWI...

Duration:00:11:47

Avenue of Spies: 4 of 4: A True Story of Terror, Espionage, and One American Family's Heroic Resistance in Nazi-Occupied Paris Audible Audiobook– Unabridged. Alex Kershaw (Author), Mark Deakins (Narrator), Random House Audio (Publisher)

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Photo: Langhaus Archive description Description provided by the archive when the original description is incomplete or wrong. You can help by reporting errors and typos at Commons:Bundesarchiv/Error reports. Frankreich, Paris Ecke Boulevard Saint-Michel und Rue Soufflot; PK 696Title Deutsche Soldaten in einem Pariser Straßencafé DateMarch 1943Collection showGerman Federal Archives Current location Propagandakompanien der Wehrmacht - Heer und Luftwaffe (Bild 101 I) Accession number Bild...

Duration:00:08:39

Avenue of Spies: 3 of 4: A True Story of Terror, Espionage, and One American Family's Heroic Resistance in Nazi-Occupied Paris Audible Audiobook– Unabridged. Alex Kershaw (Author), Mark Deakins (Narrator), Random House Audio (Publisher)

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Photo:Unknown Title Paris, Eiffelturm, Besuch Adolf Hitler Original caption For documentary purposes the German Federal Archive often retained the original image captions, which may be erroneous, biased, obsolete or politically extreme. Zentralbild II. Weltkrieg 1939 - 45 Nach der Besetzung Frankreichs durch die faschistische deutsche Wehrmacht im Juni 1940 besucht Adolf Hitler Paris. UBz: Adolf Hitler mit seiner Begleitung nach der Besichtigung des Eiffelturms. vlnr: SS-Gruppenführer Wolff,...

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Avenue of Spies: 2 of 4: A True Story of Terror, Espionage, and One American Family's Heroic Resistance in Nazi-Occupied Paris Audible Audiobook– Unabridged. Alex Kershaw (Author), Mark Deakins (Narrator), Random House Audio (Publisher)

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Photo: Picture news: Clyde Cook, commissionaire, July 1940, by Sam Hood Taken outside the State Theatre theatrette, Sydney. Format: Photograph Find out more about this photograph: http://acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/item/itemDetailPaged.aspx?itemID=25947 Search for more great images in the State Library's collections: http://acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/search/SimpleSearch.aspx From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales: www.sl.nsw.gov.au (http://www.sl.nsw.gov.au/)...

Duration:00:09:30

Avenue of Spies: 1 of 4: A True Story of Terror, Espionage, and One American Family's Heroic Resistance in Nazi-Occupied Paris Audible Audiobook– Unabridged. Alex Kershaw (Author), Mark Deakins (Narrator), Random House Audio (Publisher)

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Photo: German Nazi officers parading in the deserted Foch avenue, Paris, France (1940). Screenshot taken from the 1943 United States Army propaganda film Divide and Conquer (Why We Fight #3) directed by Frank Capra and partially based on, news archives, animations, restaged scenes and captured propaganda material from both sides. Français : Officiers allemands paradant sur l'avenue Foch déserte, Paris, France (1940). Photographie tirée du film de propagande de l'Armée américaine de 1943...

Duration:00:10:17

Nixon's Gamble:1 of 2: How a President's Own Secret Government Destroyed His Administration Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Ray Locker (Author), Kevin Stillwell (Narrator), ListenUp Audiobooks (Publisher)

1/19/2020
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Photo: English: From left to right, Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, President Richard Nixon, House Minority Leader Gerald Ford, White House Chief of Staff Alexander Haig meet in the Oval Office to discuss Representative Ford's nomination as Vice President. Date13 October 1973 SourceRichard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum http://www.nixonlibrary.gov/virtuallibrary/gallery5.php AuthorWhite House Photo Office This file is a work of an employee of the Executive Office of the President...

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Nixon's Gamble:2 of 2: How a President's Own Secret Government Destroyed His Administration Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Ray Locker (Author), Kevin Stillwell (Narrator), ListenUp Audiobooks (Publisher)

1/19/2020
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Photo: President Richard Nixon and staff members with President Charles de Gaulle of France, 03/02/1969. Pictured: background: H. R. Haldeman, John Ehrlichman, Henry Kissinger, William P. Rogers; foreground: Richard M. Nixon, Charles de Gaulle. Date3 February 1969 SourceItem from Collection NS-WHPO: White House Photo Office Collection, 01/20/1969 - 08/09/1974, US National Archives #194610, Nixon Presidential Materials Staff (NLNS), National Archives at College Park, 8601 Adelphi Road, Room...

Duration:00:08:48

1 /8 A Mad Catastrophe: The Outbreak of World War I and the Collapse of the Habsburg Empire, by Geoffrey Wawro (author & narrator).

1/19/2020
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Image: Landstreitkräfte Österreich-Ungarns / Austro-Hungarian Arms. Public domain. A Mad Catastrophe: The Outbreak of World War I and the Collapse of the Habsburg Empire, by Geoffrey Wawro (https://www.amazon.com/Geoffrey-Wawro/e/B001IXUE7M/ref=dp_byline_cont_all_1) (author & narrator). Audible Studios (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_all_2?ie=UTF8&search-alias=audible&field-keywords=Audible+Studios) (Publisher). Audible Audiobook – Unabridged....

Duration:00:14:30

2/8 A Mad Catastrophe: The Outbreak of World War I and the Collapse of the Habsburg Empire, by Geoffrey Wawro (author & narrator).

1/19/2020
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Image: Soldier of the Landwehr (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Landwehr) -Regiment Nr. 6 in battle dress. Public domain. A Mad Catastrophe: The Outbreak of World War I and the Collapse of the Habsburg Empire, by Geoffrey Wawro (https://www.amazon.com/Geoffrey-Wawro/e/B001IXUE7M/ref=dp_byline_cont_all_1) (author & narrator). Audible Studios (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_all_2?ie=UTF8&search-alias=audible&field-keywords=Audible+Studios) (Publisher). Audible Audiobook – Unabridged....

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3/8 A Mad Catastrophe: The Outbreak of World War I and the Collapse of the Habsburg Empire, by Geoffrey Wawro (author & narrator).

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Image: Austro-Hungarian artillery unit appearing in The Illustrated London News (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Illustrated_London_News) in 1914. In public domain in the USA. A Mad Catastrophe: The Outbreak of World War I and the Collapse of the Habsburg Empire, by Geoffrey Wawro (https://www.amazon.com/Geoffrey-Wawro/e/B001IXUE7M/ref=dp_byline_cont_all_1) (author & narrator). Audible Studios...

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4/8 A Mad Catastrophe: The Outbreak of World War I and the Collapse of the Habsburg Empire, by Geoffrey Wawro (author & narrator).

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Image: Coat of arms of Istria (the Istrian margraviate). Public domain. The Habsburg Margraviate: After the secular territory of the Patriarchs of Aquileia had been completely conquered by Venice in 1420, most of Istria belonged to La Serenissima. The Austrian House of Habsburg (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/House_of_Habsburg) only held a small territory in the interior of the peninsula around Pazin (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pazin) (Mitterburg), which it administered from its Carniolan...

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5/8 A Mad Catastrophe: The Outbreak of World War I and the Collapse of the Habsburg Empire, by Geoffrey Wawro (author & narrator).

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Image: The “querulous celebrity general,” Franz Graf Conrad von Hötzendorf, Austro-Hungarian general, Chief of the General Staff of the Austro-Hungarian Army, in a 1915 portrait now at the Heeresgeschichtliches Museum, Vienna. A Mad Catastrophe: The Outbreak of World War I and the Collapse of the Habsburg Empire, by Geoffrey Wawro (https://www.amazon.com/Geoffrey-Wawro/e/B001IXUE7M/ref=dp_byline_cont_all_1) (author & narrator). Audible Studios...

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6/8 A Mad Catastrophe: The Outbreak of World War I and the Collapse of the Habsburg Empire, by Geoffrey Wawro (author & narrator).

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Image: Peasants and Jews from Galicia, c. 1886. Galicia was once the small Kingdom of Galicia-Volhynia and later a crown land of Austria-Hungary, the Kingdom of Galicia and Lodomeria, which straddled the modern-day border between Poland and Ukraine. The area, named after the medieval city of Halych, was first mentioned in Hungarian historical chronicles in the year 1206 as Galiciæ. In 1253, Prince Daniel of Galicia was crowned the King of Rus (Latin: Rex Rusiae) (note that Kievan Rus is the...

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