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FDR Friendly Conspiracy with the Press


Lead: Few people knew that Franklin Delano Roosevelt, a man of immense energy and enthusiasm, in the prime of life, was crippled by polio. Intro.: A Moment in Time with Dan Roberts. Content: FDR was an up-and-coming politician. He had been the Assistant Secretary of the Navy during World War

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The Roosevelt Wedding


Lead: In 1905 Franklin Delano Roosevelt married his cousin Eleanor. The guests almost ignored the bride and groom. Intro.: A Moment in Time with Dan Roberts. Content: Sara Roosevelt was a dominating mother. Hovering over her son, Franklin, Sara at nearly every stage attempted to rule his life with an

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Frederick Douglass II


Lead: Born a slave, Frederick Douglass became one of the most articulate spokesmen for abolition in the pre-Civil War era. Intro.: A Moment in Time with Dan Roberts. Content: After escaping from slavery as a teenager, Douglass began to speak to church audiences throughout the North about the horrors of

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