speeches

WEB SITES FOR POLITICAL SPEECHES

9POLITICAL
SPEECHES


Allan Louden, Wake Forest University ([email protected])

Collections
of Political Speeches; Audio

Sites; Generic Link Sites; Specializd
Genre Sites; Individual Presidential Sites;
Convention Speaking; Political, Vice President, Debates;
Miscellaneous

Speech Collections


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President
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COLLECTIONS
OF POLITICAL SPEECHES



AUDIO
SITES
(Some with film, sites listed in other sections
may have limited audio as well)


  • American
    Presidency Project
    UC Santa Barbara, Click Media for Video/Audio
    links, also contains text for State of the Union, Inaugural Addresses,


    Saturday Radio Addresses, FDR’s Fireside Chats, Nomination Acceptance
    Speeches, Presidential Candidates Debates
  • Authentic
    History Center
    (Audio, presidential & Others, by decade)
  • UC
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Top 25 political speeches of all time: 25-13

As Supreme Allied Commander in Europe, Gen Eisenhower announced the D-Day landings at Normandy to the people of France and Western Europe. Warning them of further loss and tragedy ahead, he advised the Resistance to be patient and wait for orders. Eleven months later, the Germans surrendered. “Great battles lie ahead. I call upon all who love freedom to stand with us. Keep your faith staunch – our arms are resolute – together we shall achieve victory.”

Full speech: D-Day broadcast to the people of Western Europe

23 Nikita Khrushchev, February 25, 1956

Delivered in secret before a rapt audience of Communist apparatchiks, this remarkable speech by a Soviet leader helped destroy Stalin’s reputation. Khrushchev launched a full blooded attack on the pillar of the Soviet system, who had been venerated for much of his life. Speaking three years after Stalin’s death, Khrushchev dwelt on his paranoia and brutality. “Stalin

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