The Greatest Speeches of All Time is a collection of the most important and well-known speeches of modern times by US presidents, politicians, and other historical icons. These dramatic speeches changed the course of history and inspired millions worldwide. Included are speeches by Franklin D. Roosevelt; Winston Churchill; Harry Truman; John F. Kennedy; Martin Luther King, Jr.; George Patton; Jimmy Carter; Ronald Reagan; Malcolm X; Douglas MacArthur; and others.
A day that will live in infamy.... Nothing to fear but fear itself.... Ask not what your country can do for you.... Ich bin ein Berliner.... Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall. From Franklin Delano Roosevelt to Barack Obama, this collection features original speeches by the presidents of the United States. These are actual historic recordings, the sound quality represents the available audio technology of the era, and varies by recording.
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Hear Steve Jobs introduce the iPhone, Lee Iacocca hold forth on the topic of Japanese trade, Warren Buffett's thoughts on the financial future of America's youth, and Jack Welch at his final management meeting as CEO of General Electric. These are just four of the 14 speeches in this amazing collection.
This collection features 14 of the most important and well-known speeches by some of the world's most influential religious leaders.
The Greatest Speeches of Sports Legends is a historical audio tribute to those facing the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat. Speeches range from postevent interviews to hall of fame inductions. This collection features some of the greatest athletes of all time, including Babe Ruth, Michael Jordan, Muhammad Ali, Dale Earnhardt, and many others.
SpeechWorks presents this collection of the greatest speeches of great women. Represented here are some of the most famous women of recent history, including athletes, politicians, businesswomen, diplomats, heads of state, activists, philanthropists, and more. You will hear the actual voices of these women, recorded at public functions at which they were the featured speakers.
The Great Presidential Debates features five pivotal debates in the race for the White House: John F. Kennedy versus Richard Nixon in 1960, Jimmy Carter versus Ronald Reagan in 1980, Bill Clinton versus George H. W. Bush versus Ross Perot in 1992, George W. Bush versus Al Gore in 2000, and Barack Obama versus Mitt Romney in 2012.
In this collection, African American leaders change history with the power of the spoken word. Included here are speeches that have helped to shape our modern world.
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The Greatest Speeches of Great Politicians features historical speeches given by those aspiring to win over voters and gain positions of power. Well-known candidates for a variety of offices address campaign rallies, press conferences, and the general public. This collection includes speeches by Franklin D. Roosevelt, Bill Clinton, Barry Goldwater, Barbara Jordan, Bob Dole, Carl Stokes, Bobby Kennedy, Joe Biden, Barack Obama, John F. Kennedy, and others.
From the White House, Senate chambers, campaign stops, and press conferences, The Kennedys features over seven hours of original speeches from members of the nation's most famous political family.
A day that will live in infamy.... Nothing to fear but fear itself.... Ask not what your country can do for you.... Ich bin ein Berliner.... Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall. These are actual historic recordings. The sound quality represents the available audio technology of the era and varies by recording.
A day that will live in infamy.... Nothing to fear but fear itself.... Ask not what your country can do for you.... Ich bin ein Berliner.... Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall. From Franklin Delano Roosevelt to Barack Obama, this collection features original speeches by the presidents of the United States. These are actual historic recordings. The sound quality represents the available audio technology of the era and varies by recording.
BeatlesTalk traces the historic odyssey of the Fab Four, beginning in England, 1963, with the conquest of their own country, leading to a successful invasion of America. Topics include their haircuts and how they named the group, comments on their pending trips to America, President Johnson, songwriting, and their reaction to fame and money. This incredible story is told through appearances, press conferences, and interviews exclusively in the words of the Beatles.
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This compilation of famous speeches given during the conflict in Vietnam features historical icons from both sides of America's involvement, from Lyndon B. Johnson to Jane Fonda, Richard Nixon to Norman Mailer, John Kerry to Martin Luther King, Jr. Included are speeches given at protests, rallies, political events, and congressional hearings and within the Oval Office. An era that was marred by violence and unrest is encapsulated by the voices expressing support as well as those demonstrating militant protest.
From the deployment of US military forces in Europe and the attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941 to the surrender of Germany and Japan in 1945, the voices of history makers were heard around the world. This collection contains original remarks and speeches from FDR, Churchill, Truman, MacArthur, Ike, Chamberlain, General Patton, and others.
From baseball's Joe DiMaggio to NASCAR's Dale Earnhardt, Speeches by Great Hall of Famers is a collection of more than 50 inspiring speeches by some of the greatest athletes of all time.
As early as 1954, a new style of music - a combination of country and rhythm and blues - was unfolding. To the parents of teenagers, it was worrisome, perhaps even evil. In this collection of original recordings from interviews and press conferences, artists talk about the early years of rock 'n' roll, their challenges, and their successes.