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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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Louisa: 1 of 8: The Extraordinary Life of Mrs. Adams by Louisa Thomas (Author)

1/20/2019
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Photo: Charles Bird King portrait of Louisa Adams Charles Bird King - http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic-art/5176/57068/Louisa-Adams-oil-by-Charles-Bird-King-1821-25 Public Domain File:Charles Bird King portrait of Louisa Adams.jpg Created: circa 1821-1825 Louisa: 1 of 8: The Extraordinary Life of Mrs. Adams by Louisa Thomas (Author) [](https://www.amazon.com/Louisa-Extraordinary-Life-Mrs-Adams/dp/1594204632/ref=tmm_hrd_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=)...

Duration:00:09:55

Louisa: 2 of 8: The Extraordinary Life of Mrs. Adams by Louisa Thomas (Author)

1/20/2019
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Photo:John Quincy Adams, age 29 John Singleton Copley - Derived from Museum of Fine Arts, Boston John Quincy Adams oil on canvas 76.52 x 63.5 cm 1796 Public Domain File:John Quincy Adams, by John Singleton Copley.jpg Created: 1796date QS:P571,+1796-00-00T00:00:00Z/9 Louisa: 2 of 8: The Extraordinary Life of Mrs. Adams by Louisa Thomas (Author) [](https://www.amazon.com/Louisa-Extraordinary-Life-Mrs-Adams/dp/1594204632/ref=tmm_hrd_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=)...

Duration:00:08:57

Louisa: 3 of 8: The Extraordinary Life of Mrs. Adams by Louisa Thomas (Author)

1/20/2019
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Photo:1815 US passport issued by John Quincy Adams at London Huddyhuddy - Self-scanned 1815 US passport issued by John Quincy Adams at London. CC BY-SA 3.0 File:1815 US passport - LONDON.jpg Created: 7 December 2011 Louisa: 3 of 8: The Extraordinary Life of Mrs. Adams by Louisa Thomas (Author) [](https://www.amazon.com/Louisa-Extraordinary-Life-Mrs-Adams/dp/1594204632/ref=tmm_hrd_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=)...

Duration:00:12:21

Louisa: 4 of 8: The Extraordinary Life of Mrs. Adams by Louisa Thomas (Author)

1/20/2019
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Photo:Adams portrait – Gilbert Stuart, 1818 Gilbert Stuart - xgHk44ObGXYAWw at Google Cultural Institute maximum zoom level Public Domain File:Gilbert Stuart - John Quincy Adams - Google Art Project.jpg Created: 1818date QS:P571,+1818-00-00T00:00:00Z/9 Louisa: 4 of 8: The Extraordinary Life of Mrs. Adams by Louisa Thomas (Author) [](https://www.amazon.com/Louisa-Extraordinary-Life-Mrs-Adams/dp/1594204632/ref=tmm_hrd_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=)...

Duration:00:08:33

Louisa: 5 of 8: The Extraordinary Life of Mrs. Adams by Louisa Thomas (Author)

1/20/2019
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Photo:Mrs. John Quincy Adams, half-length portrait, seated, facing right. G. F. Storm - This image is available from the United States Library of Congress's Prints and Photographs division under the digital ID cph.3a16702\. This tag does not indicate the copyright status of the attached work. A normal copyright tag is still required. See Commons:Licensing for more information. Permission details Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication.View more Public Domainview terms...

Duration:00:11:26

Louisa: 6 of 8: The Extraordinary Life of Mrs. Adams by Louisa Thomas (Author)

1/20/2019
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Photo: More details Gilbert Stuart Portrait of Louisa Adams (1821–26) Gilbert Stuart - The White House Historical Association Public Domain File:Louisa Catherine Johnson Adams by Gilbert Stuart, 1821-26.jpg Created: c1821-26 Louisa: 6 of 8: The Extraordinary Life of Mrs. Adams by Louisa Thomas (Author) [](https://www.amazon.com/Louisa-Extraordinary-Life-Mrs-Adams/dp/1594204632/ref=tmm_hrd_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=)...

Duration:00:07:54

Louisa: 7 of 8: The Extraordinary Life of Mrs. Adams by Louisa Thomas (Author)

1/20/2019
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Photo:John Quincy Adams, George Peter Alexander Healy, 1858 George Peter Alexander Healy - The White House Historical Association Louisa: 7 of 8: The Extraordinary Life of Mrs. Adams by Louisa Thomas (Author) [](https://www.amazon.com/Louisa-Extraordinary-Life-Mrs-Adams/dp/1594204632/ref=tmm_hrd_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=)...

Duration:00:09:56

Louisa: 8 of 8: The Extraordinary Life of Mrs. Adams by Louisa Thomas (Author)

1/20/2019
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Photo:Tombs of Presidents John Adams (left) and John Quincy Adams (right) and their wives, in a family crypt beneath the United First Parish Church Daderot - from en.wiki Tombs of President John Adams (left) and John Quincy Adams (right), and their wives. Family crypt beneath the United First Parish Church, Quincy, Massachusetts. CC BY-SA 3.0 File:Graves of the Adams, Quincy, Massachusetts.JPG Created: 1 August 2005 Louisa: 8 of 8: The Extraordinary Life of Mrs. Adams by Louisa Thomas...

Duration:00:11:00

The Birth of Earth, a new vision. Ken Croswell @NewScientist

1/20/2019
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Photo: Mother Nature image, 17th century alchemical text, Atalanta Fugiens User:Mattes - Own book scan of Alexander Roos: Alchemie & Mystik, Taschen, 2007, Köln u.a.: TASCHEN, ISBN 978-3-8228-5035-0, p. 10 Emblem 2d: "Nutrix ejus terra est." of Michael Maier, Atalanta Fugiens, 1617/1618 Public Domain File:Atalanta Fugiens - Emblem 2d.jpg Created: 31 December 1617 The Birth of Earth, a new vision. Ken Croswell @NewScientist...

Duration:00:11:31

Thinking the unthinkable of the US nuclear face-off with Russia, 2016. 1 of 2. @ElbrdgeColby @CNASDC

1/20/2019
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Photo:An early stage in the "Trinity" fireball, the first nuclear explosion, 1945 Berlyn Brixner / Los Alamos National Laboratory - http://www.lanl.gov/orgs/pa/photos/images/PA-98-0520.jpeg PA-98-0520 — Trinity Site explosion, 0.016 second after explosion, July 16, 1945\. The viewed hemisphere's highest point in this image is about 200 meters high. Permission details This work is in the public domain in the United States because it is a work prepared by an officer or employee of the United...

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Thinking the unthinkable of the US nuclear face-off with Russia, 2016: 2 of 2. @ElbrdgeColby @CNASDC

1/20/2019
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Photo:English: Detonation of the nuclear device air-dropped at Nevada Test Site on March 29, 1955\. Code named WASP PRIME. Deutsch: Operation Teapot - Wasp Prime Date 29 March 1955 Source This image is available from the National Nuclear Security Administration Nevada Site Office Photo Library under number TEA-55-032. This tag does not indicate the copyright status of the attached work. A normal copyright tag is still required. Author Federal Government of the United States Licensing Public...

Duration:00:09:28

Early goals for 10% light speed probes: a rocky SuperEarth at 41 light years. Ken Croswell

1/20/2019
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Photo:NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has, for the first time, captured the light emanating from a distant super Earth, a planet more massive than Earth but lighter than Neptune. Super Earths can be either rocky or gaseous. In this case, theorists propose that the planet, called 55 Cancri e, has a rocky core surrounded by a layer of water in a "supercritical" state, where it is both liquid and gas. Topping it all off is thought to be a blanket of steam. It's as if Neptune were somehow dragged...

Duration:00:09:45

Last Man Off: 1 of 4: A True Story of Disaster and Survival on the Antarctic Seas by Matt Lewis (Author)

1/19/2019
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Photo:English: Grimsby Trawlers- Everyday Life With the Fishermen, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, England, UK, 1945 The Mate and Third Hand mend the net on board the SS RIGHTO, a North Sea fishing trawler, operating from Grimsby in Lincolnshire. Both are wearing raincoats and sou'westers, and the sea looks quite choppy. Date 1945 Source http://media.iwm.org.uk/iwm/mediaLib//44/media-44896/large.jpg IWMLondonThumbnail.jpg This is photograph D 24801 from the collections of the Imperial War Museums....

Duration:00:11:47

Last Man Off: 2 of 4: A True Story of Disaster and Survival on the Antarctic Seas by Matt Lewis (Author)

1/19/2019
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Photo:Internet Archive Book Images Follow Image from page 286 of "Commercial fisheries review" (1946) Title: Commercial fisheries review Identifier: commercialfishe291967uni Year: 1946 (1940s) Authors: United States. National Marine Fisheries Service; U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service; United States. Bureau of Commericial Fisheries Subjects: Fisheries; Fish trade Publisher: [Washington] : National Marine Fisheries Service; [for sale by the Supt. of Docs. , U. S. Govt. Print. Off. ]...

Duration:00:07:13

Last Man Off: 3 of 4: A True Story of Disaster and Survival on the Antarctic Seas by Matt Lewis (Author)

1/19/2019
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Photo:English: Identifier: fisheryindustrie00radc (find matches) Title: Fishery Industries of the United States: Report of the Division of Statistics and Methods of the Fisheries for 1920 Year: 1921 (1920s) Authors: Radcliffe, Lewis Subjects: Publisher: Contributing Library: Clemson University Libraries Digitizing Sponsor: LYRASIS Members and Sloan Foundation View Book Page: Book Viewer About This Book: Catalog Entry View All Images: All Images From Book Click here to view book online to see...

Duration:00:13:32

Last Man Off: 4 of 4: A True Story of Disaster and Survival on the Antarctic Seas by Matt Lewis (Author)

1/19/2019
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Photo:Photos of the Past Follow Hull Trawler H413 New Zealand Positively identified as being of SS New Zealand. Think you can solve the mystery of these photographs? Join the Hull Trawler Challenge at www.whatsthatpicture.com/hull-trawler-challenge Buy a selection of these Hull Trawler images on-line Flora Weiner faved this Tranquil Songs (deleted) 10y Hi, I'm an admin for a group called HUMBER SHIPPING, PAST & PRESENT, and we'd love to have this added to the group! 5,217 views 1 fave 1...

Duration:00:06:45

Updating the Snow-Man-like planetesimal Ultima Thule: 2 of 2: in the mysterious kitchen of the Kuiper Belt. @AlanStern @NewHorizons2015 #NASA #Space #Science #UltimaThule #UltimaFlyby David Livingston SpaceShow.com

1/19/2019
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Photo:English: A Medieval Astronomer, from a painting by Gerard Dow Identifier: danteearlyastron00ever (find matches) Title: Dante and the early astronomers Year: 1913 (1910s) Authors: Evershed, M. A. (Orr) Subjects: Dante Alighieri, 1265-1321 Dante Alighieri, 1265-1321 Astronomy Publisher: London : Gall & Inglis Contributing Library: PIMS - University of Toronto Digitizing Sponsor: University of Toronto View Book Page: Book Viewer About This Book: Catalog Entry View All Images: All Images...

Duration:00:12:21

Updating the Snow-Man-like planetesimal Ultima Thule: 1 of 2: in the mysterious kitchen of the Kuiper Belt. @AlanStern @NewHorizons2015 #NASA #Space #Science #UltimaThule #UltimaFlyby David Livingston SpaceShow.com

1/19/2019
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Photo:Percival Lowell in 1914, observing Venus in the daytime with the 24-inch (61 cm) Alvan Clark & Sons refracting telescope at Flagstaff, Arizona Unknown - Reconstructed from several online sources by Joe Haythornthwaite Percival Lowell observing Venus in the daytime from the observer's chair of the 24-inch (61 cm) Alvan Clark & Sons refracting telescope, installed in the summer of 1896 at the Lowell Observatory, which he established in Flagstaff, Arizona (USA). Although known for...

Duration:00:09:30

The flat tax rules & What is to be done? 1 of 2: @RichardAEpstein @HooverInst

1/19/2019
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Photo:English: Ladies at the tellers’windows of the Fifth Avenue Bank, New York 1900 Date 18 August 2013, 02:14:57 Source http://untappedcities.com/2013/08/19/vintage-photos-in-1900-fifth-avenue-bank-had-a-womens-only-row-of-tellers/ Author Unknown Licensing[edit] Public domain This media file is in the public domain in the United States. This applies to U.S. works where the copyright has expired, often because its first publication occurred prior to January 1, 1924\. See this page for...

Duration:00:11:43

The flat tax rules & What is to be done? 2 of 2: @RichardAEpstein @HooverInst

1/19/2019
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Photo:English: J. P. Morgan's Office and New York Stock Exchange, New York Date 1900 Source Stereoview photography Author Stereo-Travel. Co. Permission (Reusing this file) in possession of uploader, copyright expired NYSE, Wall Street Licensing[edit] Public domain This media file is in the public domain in the United States. This applies to U.S. works where the copyright has expired, often because its first publication occurred prior to January 1, 1924\. See this page for further...

Duration:00:10:02