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Rhapsody in Blue (Gershwin) II

Lead: On February 12, 1924 at Aeolian Hall in New York City, a handsome 25-year-old composer strode to the piano and began to play. The audience was entranced. Intro: A Moment In Time with Dan Roberts.  

Rhapsody in Blue (Gershwin) I

Lead: At the age of 15, Jacob, the son of Rose and Morris Gershovitz, dropped out of high school to work in Tin-Pan Alley as a piano-playing song-plugger. After that, American popular music would never be quite the same. Intro.: A Moment in Time with Dan Roberts. Content: Actually, Jacob’s

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First Ladies: Margaret Smith Taylor

Lead: The wife of Zachary Taylor, hero of the Mexican War and 12th President of the United States, passed most of her marriage moving from one frontier army post to another. Her fifteen months in the White House were spent largely in seclusion. Intro: A Moment in Time with Dan

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