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John Locke – Prophet of Political Freedom – II


Lead:  His political philosophy laid the foundation for modern liberal democracy, but in many ways John Locke helped change the way people think. Some have called him the first modern mind. Intro.: A Moment in Time with Dan Roberts. Content: Not content to simply absorb the classical education he received

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John Locke – Prophet of Political Freedom – I


Lead: Emerging from the political ferment of the English Civil War, John Locke, one of the seminal thinkers of the 17th century, laid the philosophical basis for liberal representative government.   Intro.: A Moment in Time with Dan Roberts.   Content: John Locke was born in 1632 in Pensford, south

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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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