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American Speeches

Political Oratory from Abraham Lincoln to Bill Clinton (Library of America)

by Ted Widmer

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  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Library of America .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Oratory,
  • Political History,
  • Political Science,
  • History - U.S.,
  • United States - General,
  • Speeches, addresses, etc., American,
  • Essays,
  • Political oratory,
  • Politics and government,
  • Sources

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages875
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8801810M
    ISBN 101931082987
    ISBN 109781931082983

    Genre/Form: Speeches: Additional Physical Format: Online version: American speeches. New York: Longmans, Green, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book. Additional Physical Format: Online version: MacDonald, James Ramsay, American speeches. London, J. Cape, (OCoLC) Document Type.

    A timely collection of speeches by David McCullough, the most honored historian in the United States—winner of two Pulitzer Prizes, two National Book Awards, and the Presidential Medal of Freedom, among many others—that reminds us of fundamental American ed on: Ap The book is presented as a series of speeches, ranging from Ancient Greece to the s. These speeches include such famous orators as Pericles and Mark Antony, though the latter is actually the speech written by Shakespeare for his play, "Julius Caesar." These earliest offerings cover several.

    This collection cites approximately well-known African Americans from all walks of life. Twentieth-century notables include Maya Angelou, Louis Armstrong, Muhammad Ali, and Ralph Ellison, in addition to earlier figures such as George Washington Carver and Frederick Douglass, plus anonymous sources. Arranged alphabetically by author, the quotations cover a wide variety of subjects. The Book of Great American Speeches for Young People contains over discourses on a myriad of topics. Some classics can be found within, such as Martin Luther King Jr.'s I Have a Dream and Franklin Delano Roosevelt's address after the bombing of Pearl Harbor on December 7, , a .


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