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Dietrich Bonhoeffer I


Lead: The life of German theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer demonstrated the practical, as well as the dangerous, consequences of moral leadership. Intro.: A Moment in Time with Dan Roberts. Content: In his formative years, few would have considered Dietrich Bonhoeffer as a candidate for martyrdom. His upbringing and training, however, were

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James Knox Polk and Hail to the Chief II


Lead: The use of the stirring, heroic melody, Hail to the Chief, was ritualized by First Lady Sarah Childress Polk, dealing with her husband’s public relations problems. The story behind the tune, however, is not very good news for a politician. Intro.: A Moment in Time with Dan Roberts. Content:

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James Knox Polk and Hail to the Chief I


Lead: Frustrated that her husband was being ignored at social and political events, the First Lady determined that the president needed a theme song. Of such are traditions born. Intro.: A Moment in Time with Dan Roberts. Content: James Knox Polk was an unprepossessing man. He was short, he usually

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