Speeches that Reshaped the World

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New Holland Publishers (AU), 2009 - Reference
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Here are speeches that instigated war and called for peace, that liberated women and recognised AIDS sufferers, that aimed to abolish poverty or to shame the rich. More recently, speeches that call a country to fight and others that humbly apologise for acts of war.

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Great Women
Helen Keller
Carrie Chapman Catt
Eleanor Roosevelt
Barbara Jordan
Margaret Thatcher
Ann Richards
Benazir Bhutto

Robert Kennedy
Queen Elizabeth II
FW de Klerk
Barack Obama
Civil Rights
Mark Twain
Mohandas K Gandhi
Will Rogers
Clarence Darrow
Martin Luther King
Chaim Herzog
César Chávez
Julian Bond
Woodrow Wilson
Benito Mussolini
Adolf Hitler
Édouard Daladier
Winston Churchill
Franklin D Roosevelt
Harry S Truman
George H Bush
George W Bush
Aung San Suu Kyi
Elizabeth Glaser
Hillary Clinton
Fidel Castro
Nelson Mandela
Malcolm X
Salvador Allende
Archbishop ÓscarRomero
Benigno Aquino
Slobodan Miloseviç
Mustafa Kemal Atatürk
Golda Meir
David Lange
Ronald Reagan
Paul Keating
Boris Yeltsin
Tony Blair
Kevin Rudd

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About the author (2009)

Alan was a teacher and assistant school principal for 25 years before becoming a full-time writer. He is a prolific non-fiction author with currently over 35 published books. He writes primarily on matters pertaining to the history of Rugby League, including titles The Encyclopaedia of Rugby League Players: A History of Rugby League Clubs (with Ian Collis), and 100 Years of Rugby League. He has also published works on subjects as diverse as the Wanda Beach Murders and an adaptation of Homer's Iliad. His many other titles include Jimmy Barnes: Say it Loud: 12 Crimes That Shocked a Nation: Another 12 Crimes That Shocked a Nation: Speeches That Shaped the Modern World: Speeches the Reshaped the World and Australian Psycho: Derek Percy.

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