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John Batchelor

John Batchelor in the studio

John Calvin Batchelor (born 1948 in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania), is the host of The John Batchelor Show on WABC in New York and KFI in Los Angeles. Batchelor hosted nights on WABC from the night after 9/11, till September 2006 when his show was canceled by the ABC Radio networks. His show returned to WABC in October 2007.[1] Batchelor also writes articles for the conservative publication Human Events.[2]


John attended Lower Merion High School and Princeton University. In 1976 he was graduated from Union Theological Seminary.


John is a veteran novelist, author of seven political romances as well as a short history of the Republican Party.

  • Batchelor, John Calvin (1996), "Ain't You Glad You Joined the Republicans?": A Short History of the GOP, Henry Holt & Co; 1st edition, ISBN 0805032673
  • Batchelor, John Calvin (1996), Father's Day: A Novel, St Martins Mass Market Paper, ISBN 0312958587
  • Batchelor, John Calvin (1996), Peter Nevsky and the True Story of the Russian Moon Landing: A Novel, Henry Holt & Co, ISBN 0805046674
  • Batchelor, John Calvin (1995), The Birth of the People's Republic of Antarctica: A Novel, Henry Holt & Co, ISBN 0805037861

Personal life

John is married to the Reverend Doctor Bonnie Ann Rosborough, pastor of a church north of New York City. John, Bonnie, and their children Sam and Anna divide their time between New York and Maine.

External links


  1. New Sunday Night Line-up on WABC, News Talk Radio 77 WABC-AM, Accessed 12/02/2008
  2. Article Archive, Human Events