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Tragedy at the Munich Olympics I


Lead: The tragic murder of Israeli athletes at the 1972 Munich Olympics rested on the crossroads of opportunity inhabited by the West German government and Black September, the spin-off of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO). Intro.: A Moment in Time with Dan Roberts. Content: It is not that they didn’t

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Ashtabula Train Disaster II


Lead: On December 26, 1876 the bridge over the creek at Ashtabula, Ohio collapsed under the weight of a passenger express train. 83 persons died immediately in the wreck which resulted from a faulty bridge design. Intro.: A Moment in Time with Dan Roberts. Content: During the middle of the

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Ashtabula Train Disaster I


Lead: In the middle of a howling blizzard during the night of December 26, 1876, the west-bound passenger express of the Cleveland, Ashtabula and Painsville Railroad began to cross the bridge spanning the creek at Ashtabula, Ohio. The bridge failed and the passenger cars plunged 70 feet into the icy

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