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Washington Assumes Command II


Lead: Though he had a certain magisterial demeanor, George Washington knew he was the servant of civilian rule. Intro.: A Moment in Time with Dan Roberts. Content: From the beginning, the American Republic vested ultimate power in the hands of people in the person of their elected representatives. Though the

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Washington Assumes Command I


Lead: When he returned home in 1783, he was the most famous man in the world. It all started eight years before. Intro.: A Moment in Time with Dan Roberts. Content: In June 1775, the Continental Congress, itself willing to start a war but not yet to declare American independence,

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First Ladies: Rosalynn Carter


Lead: By the time they reached the White House in 1977, Rosalynn and Jimmy Carter were beyond close, they were a political and personal team that regarded each other as full and equal partners. Intro.: A Moment in Time with Dan Roberts. Content: Eleanor Rosalynn Smith grew up just a

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