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Taft and Roosevelt Split


Lead: In the years leading up to the 1912 election President William Howard Taft and his predecessor, Theodore Roosevelt, fell out. This meant Woodrow Wilson became President. Intro.: "A Moment in Time" with Dan Roberts. Content: On balance the Presidency of William Howard Taft was not without its accomplishments. He

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1968: Mexico City Olympics 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: As the time for the quadrennial Olympiad drew near, Mexico, the host country, looked warily at the anticipated arrival of thousands of visitors. Upheaval

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The Raft of the Medusa, Art Driving Politics


Lead: Theodore Gericault (Tay aw DAWR ZHAY ree KOH), The Raft of the Medusa (1818-1819), depicted a human tragedy of epic proportions. It was a political embarrassment to the post-Napoleonic French monarchy. Intro.: A Moment in Time with Dan Roberts. Content: Gericault’s painting, approximately 16 X 23 ft., hangs in

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