Recent Posts

Battle of Midway II


Lead: Samuel Johnson, the author of the first great English Dictionary once said, “the prospect of hanging clears the mind, wonderfully.” In the early summer of 1942 with two great armadas converging on Midway Island, the mind of the Admiral Chester W. Nimitz was very clear. Intro.: A Moment in

Read more →

Battle of Midway I


Lead: In the early summer of 1942 United States forces in the Pacific could have been defeated at the distant tip of the Hawaiian archipelago. Intro.: A Moment in Time with Dan Roberts. Content: When the last Japanese dive bombers departed through the smoke that billowed from the ruined U.S.

Read more →

Voltaire II


Lead: In 1729 François Marie Arouet, Voltaire, returned from self-imposed exile in London. He brought a reinforced determination to challenge the ancient regime in France. Intro.: A Moment in Time with Dan Roberts. Content: His English experience had changed Voltaire. He became enamored of the intellectual ferment that the relatively

Read more →

Read more posts