Speeches that Changed the World: The Stories and Transcripts of the Moments that Made History
Cambridge Editorial Partnership
Murdoch Books Pty Limited, 2005 - Essays - 224 pages
Since the beginning of time, great leaders have used their power of oratory to win and inspire followers. The speeches of Mohammed, George Washington, Napoleon, Abraham Lincoln, Gandhi, Emmeline Pankhurst, Winston Churchill, Adolf Hitler, Stalin, Martin Luther King, John F. Kennedy, Shirly Chrisholm, Nelson Mandela and many others have motivated, illuminated, uplifted and sometimes terrified those who heard them. This book contains over 50 momentous and thought provoking speeches from a wide range of historical eras and nations, and will both inspire readers and give them a greater understanding of the events of the time.
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