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1968: Biafran Terror Famine I


Introduction: A Moment in Time, 1968: A special series on the 40th anniversary of a year of upheaval, in a world seemingly out of control. Content: Almost from the time of Nigerian independence in 1960, Biafra, an oil rich region in the eastern part of that West African nation, began

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Electric Chair


Lead: Caught up in the frenzy of competition in the early days of electric power, Thomas Edison gave impetus to development of the twentieth century’s most fearsome form of judicial execution, the electric chair. Intro. : A Moment in Time with Dan Roberts. Content: In the 1880s, inventor Thomas Edison

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Coretta Scott King II


Lead: In the years before and after the assassination of her husband, Coretta Scott King provided strong leadership within the civil rights movement. Intro: A Moment in Time with Dan Roberts. Content: It was not easy residing at the center of the maelstrom, raising a large family, taking a supportive

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