The Declaration of the Rights of Man I

Lead: During the French Revolution, the National Assembly adopted  one of the most important documents in political history – The Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen.

Intro.: A Moment in Time with Dan Roberts.

Content: In the summer of 1789, during the first year of the French Revolution, deputies of the Third Estate, the branch of the Estates-General, which represented the vast majority of French citizens, defying King Louis XVI, declared themselves to be the National Assembly. Shortly after the storming of the Bastille by the mobs of Paris, the Assembly formally adopted a series of revolutionary principles  called the Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen.

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LFM: Archibald Henderson

Lead: For 400 years service men and women have fought to carve out and defend freedom and the civilization we know as America. This series on A Moment in Time is devoted to the memory of those warriors, whose devotion gave, in the words of Lincoln at Gettysburg, the last full measure.

Intro.: A Moment in Time with Dan Roberts.

Content: For over thirty-nine years prior to his death in 1859, Archibald Henderson served as Commandant of the Marine Corps. Perhaps more than any of the early leaders of the Corps, Henderson set the standards by which the Corps has been judged over the years. He was born into a prominent family in Prince William County Virginia in 1783. After a private education, at the age of 23, he accepted commission as a Second Lieutenant in the Marine Corps.

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LFM: Mammy Kate

Lead: For 400 years service men and women have fought to carve out and defend freedom and the civilization we know as America. This series on A Moment in Time is devoted to the memory of those warriors, whose devotion gave, in the words of Lincoln at Gettysburg, the last full measure.

Intro.: A Moment in Time with Dan Roberts.

Content: Stephen Heard was born in 1740 in Hanover County, Virginia. Heard served under George Washington during the French and Indian War and was promoted to the rank of captain because of his courageous and exceptional leadership. In 1769, with his father and brother, Heard moved to Georgia and, like many Americans, tried to stay out of the fight during the early days of the Revolution. The loss of members of his family at the hands of Tories, Crown loyalists brought him into the war on the patriot side where he distinguished himself in the ranks of the Georgia militia at the crucial Battle of Kettle Creek near Augusta, on Valentine's Day, 1779. Unfortunately, at that battle Heard was captured and transported to Fort Cornwallis, a military jail in the village of Augusta, then held by the British.

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