American Oratory of To-Day (Classic Reprint)

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Fb &C Limited, Jul 12, 2015 - Political Science - 412 pages
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Excerpt from American Oratory of to-Day
This work differs from most collations of oratorical selections in two particulars: first, it is truly American, - representative of ail parts of the country; secondly, the addresses are by present-day speakers, on live subjects. Hence, there will be found herein many names not heretofore included in books of this nature, and the speeches furnish an instructive and suggestive exposition of contemporary thought on various subjects.
The book is intended for the citizen who is interested in the public discussion of questions of the day, and for teachers and students in our schools and colleges who are looking for new, up-to-date declamations.
A fuller representation of American public speakers will be given in subsequent volumes; and to this end, the editor would be glad to receive suggestions as to speakers not included in the present volume.
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