Lawrence Welk was a bandleader, musician, accordion player, and a television impresario. He was the host and bandleader of the Lawrence Welk Show for 16 years.Early daysLawrence Welk was born on March 11, 1903, to Russian immigrants in Strasburg, North Dakota. The family spoke only German at home, so Lawrence did not learn English until he was in is early twenties.
A Daily AnalysisBy Marc SchulmanFebruary 8, 2011 Week Three Of Demonstrations in Egypt BeginThe protests in Egypt have entered their third week, with no real end in sight. The protests have begun to be so routine that the story was not covered on Israel& 39;s evening news until 20 minutes into the broadcast.