The World's Great Speeches
Courier Corporation, Sep 21, 1999 - History - 920 pages
Nearly 300 speeches offer provocative themes, historic parallels, and memorable quotations: Socrates, Julius Caesar, St. Francis, Martin Luther, Napoleon, Victor Hugo, Mohandas K. Gandhi, Winston Churchill, Fulton J. Sheen, Barbara Jordan, Malcolm X, Ronald Reagan, Nelson Mandela, Earl of Spencer, and many others. Includes 7 selections from the Common Core State Standards Initiative: "Blood, Toil, Tears and Sweat: Address to Parliament on May 13th, 1940," "Farewell Address," "Gettysburg Address," "I Have a Dream," "Second Inaugural Address," "Speech to the Second Virginia Convention," and "What to the Slave is the Fourth of July."
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - antiquary - LibraryThing
A really renmarkably wide-ranging selection, including not only Pericles but Deomsthenes and Isocrates, Cato, Hannibal, etc many French Revolution, Risorgimento, , all sides in wWI, Russian Revolution ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - jontseng - LibraryThing
Disappointingly staid in conception and execution. Read full review