The Resource Great speeches of the twentieth century, edited by Bob Blaisdell, (electronic resource)

Great speeches of the twentieth century, edited by Bob Blaisdell, (electronic resource)

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Great speeches of the twentieth century
Title
Great speeches of the twentieth century
Statement of responsibility
edited by Bob Blaisdell
Title variation
Great speeches of the 20th century
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Language
eng
Summary
A great speech can stir the soul and move a nation. This compact and affordable anthology gathers complete speeches and selected excerpts from some of the twentieth century's most memorable addresses. Writers and speakers in search of memorable quotations will appreciate this collection, as will any reader seeking historical wisdom and inspiration. Featured speakers include Winston Churchill, rousing the British to defend their lives and homes against the Nazis; Mohandas Gandhi, advocating non-violent resistance to deplorable living conditions; and Franklin Delano Roosevelt, calming the nation's fears during the Great Depression. Additional orations include those of Barack Obama, Martin Luther King, Malcolm X, Ronald Reagan, Elie Wiesel, the Dalai Lama, César Chávez, and many others. Includes 3 selections from the Common Core State Standards Initiative: Blood, Toil, Tears and Sweat: Address to Parliament on May 13th, 1940, I Have a Dream, and Remarks to the Senate in Support of a Declaration of Conscience
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VALIL
Dewey number
808.85
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN6121
LC item number
.G74 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Dover thrift editions. Nonfiction
Great speeches of the twentieth century, edited by Bob Blaisdell, (electronic resource)
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Great speeches of the twentieth century, edited by Bob Blaisdell, (electronic resource)
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https://tulsalibrary.freading.com/ebooks/details/r:download/MDAwMDE4LTEwNjIyOTgz
Publication
Note
"A new compilation, first published by Dover Publications, Inc., in 2011. An introduction has been written specially for the Dover edition by Bob Blaisdell, who has also prepared a note for each speech"--Title page verso
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages ix-xi)
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online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
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Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Theodore Roosevelt : "The Natural Wonder of the Grand Canyon" (May 6, 1903) -- Mary Church Terrell : "What It Means to Be Colored in the Capital of the United States" (October 10, 1906) -- Emma Goldman : "What Is Patriotism" (May 1908) -- Carlos Montezuma : "Light on the Indian Situation" (October 5, 1912) -- Emmeline Pankhurst : "Militant Suffragists" (November 13, 1913) -- David Lloyd George : "An Appeal to the Nation" (September 19, 1914) -- Vladimir Lenin : "The Dictatorship of the Proletariat" (March 4, 1919) -- Mohandas K. Gandhi : "Ahmedabad" (April 14, 1919) -- Marcus Garvey : "The Handwriting Is on the Wall" (August 31, 1921) -- Margaret Sanger : "Morality of Birth Control" (November 18, 1921) -- Alfred E. Smith : "Religious Prejudice and Politics" (September 20, 1928) -- Eamon de Valera : "Ireland among the Nations" (February 6, 1933) -- Haile Selassie : "Address to the League of Nations" (June 30, 1936) -- Edward VIII : "Farewell Address" (December 11, 1936) -- Winston Churchill : "Blood, Sweat and Tears" (May 13, 1940) -- Charles de Gaulle : "The Flame of French Resistance" (June 22, 1940) -- Franklin Delano Roosevelt : "The Arsenal of Democracy" (December 29, 1940) -- George S. Patton, Jr. : "The Invasion of Normandy" (May 17, 1944) -- W.E.B. Du Bois : "Behold the Land" (October 20, 1946) -- Jawaharlal Nehru : "A Glory Has Departed" (February 2, 1948) -- Paul Robeson : "For Freedom and Peace" (June 19, 1949) -- Margaret Chase Smith : "Declaration of Conscience" (June 1, 1950) -- Eleanor Roosevelt : "The United Nations as a Bridge" (December 17, 1954) -- Nikita Sergeyevich Khrushchev : "The Personality Cult and Its Consequences" (February 24-25, 1956) -- Douglas A. MacArthur : "Duty, Honor, Country" (May 12, 1962) -- John F. Kennedy : "The Strategy for Peace" (June 10, 1963) -- Martin Luther King, Jr. : "I Have a Dream" (August 28, 1963) -- Che Guevara : "Colonialism Is Doomed" (December 11, 1964) -- Cesar Chavez : "The Mexican-American and the Church" (March 10, 1968) -- Lyndon Baines Johnson : "On Vietnam and on the Decision Not to Seek Reelection" (March 31, 1968) -- Shirley Chisholm : "Equal Rights for Women" (May 21, 1969) -- Pierre Trudeau : "Notes for a National Broadcast" (October 16, 1970) -- Chaim Herzog : "Response to 'Zionism Is Racism'" (November 10, 1975) -- Harvey Milk : "The Hope Speech" (March 10, 1978) -- Ursula K. Le Guin : "A Left-Handed Commencement Address" (May 19, 1983) -- Ralph Nader : "The Megacorporate World of Ronald Regan" (June 6, 1984) -- Ronald Reagan : "The Berlin Wall" (June 12, 1987) -- Nelson Mandela : "Address to a Rally in Cape Town on His Release from Prison" (February 11, 1990) -- Vaclav Havel : "Address to a Joint Session of Congress" (February 21, 1990) -- Mother Teresa : National Prayer Breakfast Speech (February 3, 1994) -- Daw Aung San Suu Kyi : Opening Keynote Address, Fourth World Conference on Women (August 31, 1995) -- Benazir Bhutto : "Male Domination of Women" Fourth World Conference on Women (September 4, 1995) -- Elie Wiesel : "The Perils of Indifference" (April 12, 1999) -- Appendix : Great Speeched of the Twenty-first Century -- Rudolph Giuliani : "9/11" (September 11, 2001) -- Barack Obama : Presidential Election-Night Speech (November 5, 2008)
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Edition
Dover edition.
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 233 pages)
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Isbn
9780486315560
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