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First Ladies: Tyler Wives II


Lead: In 1844, within six months of the death of his first wife, the President was in pursuit of another. Intro.: A Moment in Time with Dan Roberts. Content: After a lengthy marriage to Letitia Christian, John Tyler found himself a widower in the third year of his single term

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First Ladies: Tyler Wives I


Lead: The wives of President John Tyler were a study in contrast. Intro.: A Moment in Time with Dan Roberts. Content: Born in 1790, Letitia Christian Tyler grew up on a rich plantation east of Richmond, Virginia. She married the future U.S. Senator, Governor, Vice-President, and President after a five-

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Bad King John and the Great Charter – II


Lead: Pressed by enemies on all sides, England's King John comes to rough terms on the field at Runnymede. Intro.: A Moment in Time with Dan Roberts. Content: In his sixteen year reign, beginning in 1199, John seemed to antagonize nearly every part of his Kingdom. The youngest son of

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