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History of Zaire I


Lead: Zaire was carved from the heart of Africa and began its modern existence as a private reserve of a group of European investors led by King Leopold II of Belgium. Intro.: A Moment in Time with Dan Roberts. Content: The modern state of Zaire roughly covers the region drained

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Descartes


Lead: Considered by many to be the seminal modern thinker, René Descartes remains an integral part of the philosophical canon. Intro: A Moment in Time with Dan Roberts. Content: Born in 1596, the year of the Declaration of Nantes with which French King Henry IV laid the foundation of religious

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First Ladies: Sarah Childress Polk


Lead: The wife of the tenth President of the United States was the ideal political spouse: devoted, principled, and ambitious. Intro.: A Moment in Time with Dan Roberts. Content: In 1823 James Knox Polk was stuck in what he considered a dead end job as a clerk employed by the

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