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March 19, 2021 Zimmerman/Batchelor podcast

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From the press release: From the moment he is handed a possibility of making the first alien contact, Saunders Maxwell decides he will do it, even if doing so takes him through hell and back.

Unfortunately, that is exactly where that journey takes him.

The vision that Zimmerman paints of vibrant human colonies on the Moon, Mars, the asteroids, and beyond, indomitably fighting the harsh lifeless environment of space to build new societies, captures perfectly the emerging space race we see today.

He also captures in Pioneer the heart of the human spirit, willing to push forward no matter the odds, no matter the cost. It is that spirit that will make the exploration of the heavens possible, forever, into the never-ending future.

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  • Tom Williams

    The John Batchelor Show – originally from WABC – left the air / live streamcasting earlier this month. Talkers

    reports that CBS News now syndicates him, but I can’t find any live streamcast sources. If you would, let us know the latest JBS situation – where / how to hear JBS live, etc.

    Thank you!

  • Tom Williams: I posted this repeatedly: His show is now networked on the CBS radio network. Should be easy to do some DuckDuckGo searches and find the nearest live affiliate.

    If none are available to you, you can always listen to his podcasts at his audio boom site.

    However, I can’t imagine in this day and age you won’t be able find any radio stations that also live stream their feed on the web.

  • gary

    I think the deal right now is all of John’s old affiliates were connected to his Westwood One deal. It appears that his show is trying to market to affiliates through the CBS group and it make take a while to sell to new stations. In the meantime, the podcasts are appearing daily and provide the same content as before.

  • Jeff Wright

    I like Jim Bohannon

  • Jay

    You are right. I thought the station I was listening to had his new show, but the Wednesday show was his old last Azerbaijan trip.
    I need to call up and bother my local station to carry his new show. I was happy when they dropped Michael Savage for John Batchelor.

  • John Walsh

    Try the tunein link to stream WPRO Providence RI 630AM/99.7FM

    Although the link promts bot browsers & iOS devices to “install the app” or “go professional” for a fee, both pop-over windows can be closed you can lsiten without them.

    The station website lists John Batchelor on 9PM-1AM Eastern Time

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