The World's Great Speeches

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Courier Corporation, Sep 21, 1999 - History - 920 pages
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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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User 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

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Contents

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1
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3
III
63
IV
147
V
227
VI
378
VII
386
VIII
403
XIII
585
XV
587
XVI
614
XVII
651
XVIII
653
XIX
737
XX
739
XXI
782

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405
X
427
XII
508
XXII
799
XXIII
827
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