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The John Batchelor Show

Westwood One

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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New York, NY

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Westwood One

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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


Episodes

100% Rotten Tomatoes "African Queen." Conversation with Joe Morgenstern about "Avatar," IMAX: "Hubble 3D," and "African Queen."

2/18/2018
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AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow 100% Rotten Tomatoes "African Queen." Conversation with Joe Morgenstern about "Avatar," [IMAX: "Hubble 3D,"](https://www.wsj.com/articles/SB10001424052748704094104575143592167912702?mod=WSJ_hps_MIDDLEFifthNews) and "African Queen." The African Queen is a 1951 British-American adventure film adapted from the 1935 novel of the same name by C. S. Forester.[4] The film was...

Duration:00:14:30

China, the United States, and 21st-Century Sea Power: Defining a Maritime Security Partnership. by Andrew S. Erickson and Lyle J. Goldstein

2/18/2018
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AUTHOR. (Photo:English: Chinese missile destroyer Zhengzhou and Russian missile cruiser Varyag after the China-Russia "Maritime Cooperation 2014" joint military exercise. Date 26 May 2014, 09:42:52 Source https://www.flickr.com/photos/77326563@N06/14110452040/ Author emperornie ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules [China, the United States, and 21st-Century Sea Power: Defining a Maritime Security...

Duration:00:19:04

When Gadgets Betray Us: The Dark Side of Our Infatuation With New Technologies. by Robert Vamosi

2/18/2018
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AUTHOR. (Photo: Completely my own work, a photo of my en:iPhone. Date 8 September 2007 (original upload date) Source Transferred from en.wikipedia to Commons. Author The original uploader was Aido2002 at English Wikipedia Permission (Reusing this file) CC-LAYOUT; CC-BY-SA-3.0.) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow When Gadgets Betray Us: The Dark Side of Our Infatuation With New Technologies. by Robert Vamosi

Duration:00:21:50

Genius of Place: The Life of Frederick Law Olmsted (A Merloyd Lawrence Book). by Justin Martin

2/18/2018
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AUTHOR. (Photo: Currier and Ives (–1907) Blue pencil.svg wikidata:Q1144898 Title Central Park in Winter Description Print; Prints Date 1877–94 Medium Hand-colored lithograph Dimensions Image: 8 1/4 × 12 3/8 in. (21 × 31.5 cm) Sheet: 9 3/4 × 13 3/4 in. (24.8 × 35 cm) Current location Metropolitan Museum of Art Blue pencil.svg wikidata:Q160236 Drawings and Prints Accession number 63.550.337 Credit line Bequest of Adele S. Colgate, 1962 Source/Photographer...

Duration:00:21:43

Hell's Cartel: IG Farben and the Making of Hitler's War Machine. by Diarmuid Jeffreys

2/18/2018
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AUTHOR. (Photo: For documentary purposes the German Federal Archive often retained the original image captions, which may be erroneous, biased, obsolete or politically extreme. Info non-talk.svg 05 Siedlungsstrasse Description Information added by Wikimedia users. Polski: Nowe, niemieckie osiedle w Auschwitz (obecnie Oświęcim, ul. Smoluchowskiego), 1941 Deutsch: neue Werkswohnungen für IG-Personal, im Hintergrund charakt. Kamine des IG-Farbenwerks in Auschwitz, typischer Reihenhaus-Baustil )...

Duration:00:19:51

The Most Human Human: What Artificial Intelligence Teaches Us About Being Alive. by Brian Christian

2/18/2018
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AUTHOR. (Photo:The UNIVAC I (Universal Automatic Computer I) was the first commercial computer produced in the United States.[1] It was designed principally by J. Presper Eckert and John Mauchly, the inventors of the ENIAC. Design work was started by their company, Eckert–Mauchly Computer Corporation (EMCC), and was completed after the company had been acquired by Remington Rand (which later became part of Sperry, now Unisys). In the years before successor models of the UNIVAC I appeared,...

Duration:00:19:47

The Language of Pain: Finding Words, Compassion, and Relief. by David Biro MD

2/18/2018
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AUTHOR. (Photo: English: A Freight of Pain - on the way to the hospital at Port Said image: several wounded soldiers and attending personnel lie and sit on the deck of a boat on the way to hospital at Port Said. To the right four men lie on stretchers, all of them with bandaged heads. In the centre a man in khaki shorts lies on his side on bedding, his pith helmet before him. Three other men sit to the left. The arid coastline is visible in the background. Date 23 July 1917 (First World...

Duration:00:20:13

Manning Up: How the Rise of Women Has Turned Men into Boys. by Kay S. Hymowitz

2/18/2018
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AUTHOR. (Photo: Time Line 1900's - 2000's Coast Guard Historian's - USCG) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow [Manning Up: How the Rise of Women Has Turned Men into Boys.](https://www.amazon.com/Manning-Up-Rise-Women-Turned/dp/0465028365/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1519006319&sr=1-1&keywords=manning+up+hymowitz) by Kay S. Hymowitz Women complain there are no good men left—that men are immature, unreliable, and adrift. No...

Duration:00:21:53

A Measureless Peril: America in the Fight for the Atlantic, the Longest Battle of World War II. by Richard Snow

2/18/2018
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AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow [A Measureless Peril: America in the Fight for the Atlantic, the Longest Battle of World War II](https://www.amazon.com/Measureless-Peril-America-Atlantic-Longest/dp/1416591109/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1519006111&sr=8-1&keywords=measureless+peril). by Richard Snow Of all the threats that faced his country in World War II, Winston Churchill said, just one really scared him—what...

Duration:00:19:12

Green Sweden. Elisabeth Rosenthal @nytimes

2/18/2018
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AUTHOR. (Photo: Kristianstad has by now crossed a vital threshold, as the city and adjacent municipality, with a population of 80,000, in essence use no oil, natural gas or coal to warm homes and businesses, even throughout the extensive chilly winters. It is an absolute turnaround from 20 years ago, when all of its heating came from fossil fuels.[8]) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow [Green...

Duration:00:12:30

Wide Awake: A Memoir of Insomnia by Patricia Morrisroe.

2/18/2018
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AUTHOR. (Photo: 4 am) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Wide Awake: A Memoir of Insomnia by Patricia Morrisroe. [ https://www.amazon.com/Wide-Awake-Memoir-Insomnia-Hardcover/dp/B003L0I86O/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1518940039&sr=1-1](https://www.amazon.com/Wide-Awake-Memoir-Insomnia-Hardcover/dp/B003L0I86O/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1518940039&sr=1-1)

Duration:00:20:05

Talking New York for New Yorkers. Sam Roberts.

2/17/2018
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AUTHOR. (Photo:Manhattan 1948 ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Talking New York for New Yorkers. Sam Roberts....

Duration:00:10:08

It didn't start with Russia: Net Delusion: The Dark Side of Internet Freedom. by Evgeny Morozov

2/17/2018
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AUTHOR. (Photo:Petersburg ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow It didn't start with Russia: [Net Delusion: The Dark Side of Internet Freedom.](https://www.amazon.com/Net-Delusion-Dark-Internet-Freedom/dp/1610391063/ref=sr_1_fkmr0_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1518926246&sr=1-1-fkmr0&keywords=net+delusion+morrizov) by Evgeny Morozov “The revolution will be Twittered!” declared journalist Andrew Sullivan after protests erupted in Iran....

Duration:00:23:11

Dwarfism and longevity. Nicholas Wade

2/17/2018
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AUTHOR. (Photo:Seneb, court official and priest for the Ancient Egyptian rulers Khufu and Djedefre, with his wife Senetites and their children.[20] ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Dwarfism and longevity. Nicholas Wade...

Duration:00:18:23

Berlin at War: Life and Death in Hitler's Capital, 1939-45. by Roger Moorhouse

2/17/2018
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AUTHOR. (PHOTO: 1945 BERLIN) HTTP://JOHNBATCHELORSHOW.COM/CONTACT HTTP://JOHNBATCHELORSHOW.COM/SCHEDULES TWITTER: @BATCHELORSHOW [Berlin at War: Life and Death in Hitler's Capital, 1939-45.](https://www.amazon.com/Berlin-War-Hitlers-Capital-1939-45/dp/0224080717/ref=sr_1_2?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1518925505&sr=1-2&keywords=roger+moorhouse+berlin) by Roger Moorhouse Berlin was the nerve-centre of Hitler's Germany - the backdrop for the most lavish ceremonies, it was also the venue for Albert...

Duration:00:19:48

NASA 2019: Europa Clipper needs a lander. @PappalardoJoe.

2/17/2018
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AUTHOR. (Photo:Europa Clipper ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow NASA 2019: Europa Clipper needs a lander. @PappalardoJoe. [](https://www.popularmechanics.com/space/a17083196/winners-and-losers-in-the-new-nasa-budget/) [https://www.popularmechanics.com/space/a17083196/winners-and-losers-in-the-new-nasa-budget/](https://www.popularmechanics.com/space/a17083196/winners-and-losers-in-the-new-nasa-budget/) When it comes to...

Duration:00:22:06

Hotel ISS. David Livingston, SpaceShow.com Bill Harwood @cbs_spacenews

2/17/2018
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AUTHOR. (Photo:File:ISS March 2009.jpg ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Hotel ISS. David Livingston, SpaceShow.com Bill Harwood @cbs_spacenews 12:45 PM ET, 02/12/18 CBS Space Update: NASA budget re-focuses agency on exploration; kills high-priority space telescope By WILLIAM HARWOOD CBS News (@cbs_spacenews) The Trump administration's proposed $19.9 billion NASA budget for 2019 aims to refocus the agency on exploration...

Duration:00:23:52

Origins of the Civil War: PART 10 of 10. Wrestling With His Angel: The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln Vol. II, 1849-1856 by Sidney Blumenthal..

2/17/2018
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AUTHOR. (Photo:File:Bowery-Theatre-Leslie-1856.jpeg ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Origins of the Civil War: PART 10 of 10\. Wrestling With His Angel: The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln Vol. II, 1849-1856 by Sidney Blumenthal.. “Blumenthal brings a sharp, battle-honed political mind to the task of re-telling this seemingly familiar story. . . . His feel for the heat of partisan combat gives his book a sense of...

Duration:00:23:51

We Got Him!: A Memoir of the Hunt and Capture of Saddam Hussein by Steve Russell

2/17/2018
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AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow [We Got Him!: A Memoir of the Hunt and Capture of Saddam Hussein](https://www.amazon.com/We-Got-Him-Capture-Hussein/dp/1451665121/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1518921516&sr=1-1&keywords=we+got+him+russell) by Steve Russell From retired U.S. Army Lt. Col. Steve Russell comes a compelling firsthand account of the blow-by-blow plays of the actual raids that led to the...

Duration:00:23:06

Turning Right at Hollywood and Vine: The Perils of Coming Out Conservative in Tinseltown by Roger L. Simon

2/17/2018
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AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow [Turning Right at Hollywood and Vine: The Perils of Coming Out Conservative in Tinseltown](https://www.amazon.com/Turning-Right-Hollywood-Vine-Conservative/dp/1594034818/ref=sr_1_fkmr0_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1518921411&sr=1-1-fkmr0&keywords=hollywood+turn+right+roger+friedman)by Roger L. Simon An Academy Award–nominated screenwriter and a mystery novelist, Roger L. Simon is...

Duration:00:21:35

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