A Treasury of Great American Speeches: Our Country's Life and History in the Words of Its Great Men
The great speeches reported in the style of today's newspapers with descriptions of the circumstances, surroundings and significance of each when it was delivered and the sequels and repercussions which made history from 1645 to 1960.
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JOHN WINTHROP 1645
JOHN HANCOCK 1774
BENJAMIN FRANKLIN 1787
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