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Elisha Graves Otis’s Elevator (Invention)


Lead: An experimental safety device developed by Elisha Graves Otis, a Yonkers, New York machinist, gradually transformed the urban landscape. His creativity added a new dimension to city living. Things could now go up. Intro: A Moment in Time with Dan Roberts Content: From almost the dawn of civilization, human

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Nixon Visits China IV


Lead: They were vigorous ideological opponents. Therefore, President Richard Nixon and the Communist leaders of China were in an excellent position to break out of old habits. Intro.: A Moment in Time with Dan Roberts. Content: The habit of opposition can stand in the way of diplomatic progress. In the

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Nixon Visits China III


Lead: Vigorous anti-communism had built Richard Nixon's career. As President he found he had to do business with his old opponents. Intro.: A Moment in Time with Dan Roberts. Content: President Nixon had a favorite saying, "when you have a reputation as an early riser, you can sleep late on

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