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The Wit of Samuel Johnson


Lead: Born in poverty in 1709, Samuel Johnson became England's premier eighteenth-century man of letters and was the author of the first great dictionary of the English language. Intro.: A Moment in Time with Dan Roberts. Content: The son of a bookseller, Johnson early on developed a healthy appetite for

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A House Divided: Emancipation Strategy IV


Lead: One hundred and fifty years ago the Republic was facing its greatest crisis. This continuing series examines the American Civil War. It is "A House Divided." Intro.: A Moment in Time with Dan Roberts. Content: As the Civil War deepened and as the blood and sacrifice on both sides

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A House Divided: Emancipation Strategy III


Lead: One hundred and fifty years ago the Republic was facing its greatest crisis. This continuing series examines the American Civil War. It is "A House Divided." Intro.: A Moment in Time with Dan Roberts. Content: Southerners were determined to preserve slavery and willing to fight for the independence that

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