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Madame Tussaud


Lead: Despite the advent of television and the internet, the biggest tourist attraction in Britain remains a bizarre collection of wax figures imported to England two centuries ago for a temporary stay. Intro.: A Moment in Time with Dan Roberts. Content: Marie Tussaud (nee Grosholz) did her apprenticeship with Philippe

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Arrest of the Five Members


Lead: In early 1641, Parliament and King Charles I of England had reached a dangerous impasse. Intro.: A Moment in Time with Dan Roberts. Content: Taxation, the war with Scotland, the rights of Parliament, and royal manipulation of the courts were among the subjects of a contentious and sometimes bitter

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Senator Benton’s Conspiracy


Lead: Thomas Hart Benton had a vision of a vast expansion United States to the West, the problem was that nobody wanted to go there. Intro.: A Moment in Time with Dan Roberts Content: Thomas Hart Benton, the Senator from Missouri in the 1830s, wished to push the border of

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