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Sir Francis Drake II


Lead: Commissioned by Queen Elizabeth to forage and loot the lands of the Spanish King, Francis Drake embarked on a voyage that took him around the world. Intro.: A Moment in Time with Dan Roberts. Content: In 1572, after a lengthy apprenticeship, Drake took two tiny ships on a cruise

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Sir Francis Drake I


Lead: Part scoundrel, part tyrant, part patriot, Francis Drake, for generations of his countrymen, was the symbol of England’s greatness. Intro.: A Moment in Time with Dan Roberts. Content: Drake was born in Devonshire, southwestern England in the early 1540s, the last years of the reign of King Henry VIII.

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Hanukkah: The Festival of Lights II


Lead: Each year in December, Jewish families around the world celebrate their heritage and deliverance from persecution during Hanukkah - the Festival of Lights. Intro.: A Moment in Time with Dan Roberts. Content: Taking advantage of a split in Jewish society between Hasidean traditionalists and pro-Greek reformers, in 168 BC

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