Golda Meir

Lead: One of Israel's strongest leaders was a little girl from Milwaukee, Goldie Mabovich.

Intro: A Moment in Time with Dan Roberts.

Content: Born in Kiev, Ukraine, Goldie emigrated with her family to Milwaukee in 1906. She attended the Teacher's Seminary but was soon attracted to politics and became a leader in Milwaukee's Labor Zionist Party. In 1921 with her husband Morris Myerson, she went to live in Palestine. For a time they tried the communal life of a kibbutz but finally abandoned it. Their two children were born in the early 1920's in Jerusalem while the couple scratched for a living, he as a carpenter, she as a washerwoman. The siren call of politics brought Goldie into the General Federation of Labor and during the 1930's, she rose in prominence and political position.

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Booker T. Washington and His Critics

Lead: Governor Bulloch of Georgia quieted the waiting crowd and then introduced the ex-slave.

                Intro.: A Moment in Time with Dan Roberts.

                Content: To the multi-racial crowd gathered in the fall of 1895 at the Cotton States Exposition in Atlanta, Booker T. Washington outlined a program for economic and racial progress that placed him at the center of swirling controversy.

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