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    • Barack Obama Inaugural Address (1/20/09)

    • By: Barack Obama
    • Length: 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,103
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 405
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 394

    After being sworn in as the 44th president of the United States, Barack Obama delivers his inaugural address on January 20, 2009, in Washington, D.C.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • History

    • By Norberto on 01-22-09

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    • Yes We Can: The Speeches of Barack Obama: Expanded Edition

    • By: Barack Obama
    • Narrated by: Barack Obama
    • Length: 3 hrs and 15 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 78
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 66
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 64

    Expanded from the original, Yes We Can! offers highlights from speeches by Barack Obama and includes his entire inaugural address as an added bonus. For this collection, speeches were chosen to showcase President Obama's powerful, inspiring rhetoric of hope and change and to represent his stands on issues such as climate, energy, service, and the Iraq war.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great speeches, no index

    • By kingspence on 11-11-18

    Regular price: $10.46

    • 9/11 Fire Dispatch Recordings

    • By: New York City Fire Department
    • Length: 2 hrs and 20 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 352
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 160
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 162

    In August 2005, the New York City Fire Department released approximately 23 hours of radio dispatch audio recordings from the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks. This came after The New York Times, along with eight 9/11 families, sued to win public dissemination of the transmissions, as well as hundreds and hundreds of pages of transcribed oral histories.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • cool under fire

    • By Pam on 04-25-07

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    • The Gettysburg Address

    • By: Abraham Lincoln
    • Narrated by: Robertson Dean
    • Length: 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 23

    The Gettysburg Address, delivered by Lincoln on November 19, 1863, in the aftermath of a narrow, bloody Union victory at the Battle of Gettysburg, is considered one of the greatest speeches in American history.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • American history devotional

    • By RJ on 11-29-18

    Regular price: $1.95

    • We Rise

    • Speeches by Inspirational Black Women
    • By: Michelle Obama, Shirley Chisholm, Barbara Jordan, and others
    • Narrated by: Michelle Obama, Shirley Chisholm, Barbara Jordan, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 8 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 76
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 64
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 63

    We Rise: Speeches by Inspirational Black Women, is a rare compilation of memorable speeches delivered by celebrated African-American women from both the past and present. Spanning decades and elucidating the fight for equality, it not only captures important pieces of black history, but reveals the struggle from a female perspective. The live recordings in this captivating collection are preceded by a short biography to introduce each speaker.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Fanny Lou Hamer alone is worth it

    • By David on 09-29-15

    Regular price: $6.96

    • 2011 State of the Union Address (1/25/11)

    • By: Barack Obama
    • Length: 1 hr and 1 min
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 168
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 79
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 76

    President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union address on Jan. 25, 2011.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great speech!!

    • By Annetta on 01-29-19

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    • 2008 Third Presidential Debate

    • Barack Obama and John McCain (10/15/08)
    • By: Barack Obama, John McCain
    • Length: 1 hr and 29 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 108
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 41
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 37

    The third presidential debate between Republican nominee Senator John McCain and Democratic nominee Senator Barack Obama took place at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York, on October 15, 2008. The focus of this debate was domestic and economic issues and CBS's Bob Schieffer moderated.

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    • 2008 DNC

    • Michelle Obama (8/25/08)
    • By: Michelle Obama
    • Length: 21 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 130
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 64
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 63

    Michelle Obama, the wife of Sen. Barack Obama, speaks on the opening night of the Democratic National Convention in Denver, August 25, 2008.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • love it

    • By Krystal on 01-03-17
    • Michelle Obama (8/25/08)
    • By: Michelle Obama
    • Length: 21 mins
    • Release date: 08-26-08
    • 4 out of 5 stars 130 ratings

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    • 2008 DNC

    • Barack Obama Acceptance Speech (8/28/08)
    • By: Barack Obama
    • Length: 45 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 317
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 121
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 119

    Barack Obama, the junior United States Senator from Illinois and the presumptive nominee of the Democratic Party in the 2008 presidential election, speaks on the final night of the Democratic National Convention in Denver, August 28, 2008.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Direct, Motivating, Positive

    • By Kimberly on 09-14-08
    • Barack Obama Acceptance Speech (8/28/08)
    • By: Barack Obama
    • Length: 45 mins
    • Release date: 08-29-08
    • 4 out of 5 stars 317 ratings

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    • CatoAudio, 1-Month Subscription

    • By: Caleb Brown
    • Narrated by: Caleb Brown
    • Length: 1 hr and 14 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    CatoAudio puts you right in the middle of the important policy debates going on in Washington. This 60-minute audio magazine features inspiring discussions from well-known intellectuals, pundits, political leaders and Cato scholars. Previous recordings have included Milton Friedman, Hernando de Soto, Anne Applebaum, Alan Greenspan, P. J. O'Rourke, and Steve Forbes. From a libertarian view of limited government, free markets, and civil society, CatoAudio is your window to the ideas of freedom.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great If You're a Libertarian

    • By Tobin on 11-01-04

    Regular price: $6.95

    • 2008 First Presidential Debate

    • Barack Obama and John McCain (9/26/08)
    • By: Barack Obama, John McCain
    • Length: 1 hr and 35 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 164
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 55
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 57

    The first presidential debate between Republican nominee Senator John McCain and Democratic nominee Senator Barack Obama took place at the University of Mississippi in Oxford, Mississippi, on September 26, 2008. The focus of this debate was foreign policy and national security. PBS's Jim Lehrer was the moderator.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • First Time Listening

    • By Ms. J-Mae on 06-19-18

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    • Sonia Sotomayor Confirmation Hearing

    • Day 2 (July 14, 2009)
    • By: Associated Press
    • Length: 5 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    On Tuesday, July 14, 2009, the Senate Judiciary Committee continued hearings on the nomination of Sonia Sotomayor to be an Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court.

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    • Joe and Hadassah Lieberman on 'An Amazing Adventure' at the 92nd Street Y

    • By: Joe Lieberman, Hadassah Lieberman
    • Narrated by: David Woznica
    • Length: 1 hr and 21 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 1

    Senator Joseph Lieberman (D-Conn.) was the Democratic vice presidential candidate in 2000. He and his wife have written a memoir of the 2000 campaign and how their Jewish identity became a focus of public scrutiny. Their story raises essential questions about the relationship between personal beliefs and public service and is a remarkable chapter of the history of Jewish life in America. Senator and Mrs. Lieberman were interviewed by Rabbi David Woznica of the Stephen S. Wise Temple in Los Angeles.

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    • Sonia Sotomayor Confirmation Hearing

    • Day 1 (July 13, 2009)
    • By: Associated Press
    • Length: 3 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 10

    On Monday, July 13, 2009, the Senate Judiciary Committee began hearings on the nomination of Sonia Sotomayor to be an Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. The first day included a preliminary panel featuring Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten E. Gillibrand.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Not Sotamayor testifying

    • By P. K. Davis on 02-19-13

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    • Kansas Evolution Hearings

    • Day 2 (5/6/05)
    • By: Kansas Board of Education
    • Length: 3 hrs and 58 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 81
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 19

    A subcommittee of the Kansas Board of Education holds hearings on whether the state's science curriculum should permit alternate theories to be taught alongside evolution. During the first three days of hearings, proponents of intelligent design present their views. They are represented by a retired lawyer, John Calvert, who heads the Intelligent Design Network of Shawnee Mission, Kansas.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Thanks for this valuable service

    • By C on 05-11-05

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    • Fareed Zakaria at the 92nd Street Y

    • By: Fareed Zakaria
    • Narrated by: Jim Hoge
    • Length: 1 hr and 22 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    The editor of Newsweek International since 2001, Fareed Zakaria oversees the magazine's eight editions in Asia, Latin America, Europe, Australia and the Middle East. His column, on subjects ranging from terrorism, national security and America's role in the world to the global economy and the rise of China and India, appears in Newsweek, Newsweek International and The Washington Post.

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    • Richard Dreyfuss at the 92nd Street Y

    • By: Richard Dreyfuss
    • Narrated by: Michael Kramer
    • Length: 1 hr and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 2

    Oscar-winning actor Richard Dreyfuss has spent nearly five decades on the stage and silver screen. However, through his longtime interest in political and social activism, Dreyfuss has emerged as a leading voice in the area of civic engagement and active citizenship, earning posts at St. Antony's College, the University of Oxford, and the Board of Directors of the Los Angeles ACLU Foundation.

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Cornel West and Susan Neiman

    • Race and Religion in the Presidential Election
    • By: Cornel West
    • Narrated by: Susan Neiman
    • Length: 1 hr and 38 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17

    What roles do race and religion play in the current election, and what do they say about America today? How do these roles affect the key issues concerning our country? The Class of 1943 Professor at Princeton University, Cornel West is one of America's most provocative public intellectuals and the author of Hope on a Tightrope.

    Philosopher Susan Neiman is the director of the Einstein Forum in Berlin and the author of Moral Clarity: A Guide for Grown-Up Idealists.

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Alan Dershowitz and Natan Sharansky on Peace in the Middle East at the 92nd Street Y

    • By: Alan Dershowitz, Natan Sharansky
    • Narrated by: Natan Sharansky
    • Length: 1 hr and 26 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 9

    In the wake of events that raise new hopes for peace in the Middle East, Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz and former Israeli Minister Natan Sharansky discuss the possibilities and pitfalls that lie ahead. Dershowitz is the author of The Case for Peace, the sequel to his best selling The Case for Israel. Sharansky is a former Soviet dissident and political prisoner who was awarded the Congressional Medal of Freedom for his struggle against tyranny.

    Regular price: $9.95

    • 2008 Vice Presidential Debate

    • Sarah Palin and Joe Biden (10/02/08)
    • By: Sarah Palin, Joe Biden
    • Length: 1 hr and 31 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 131
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 43
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 44

    The Vice Presidential debate between Republican Vice Presidential nominee Governor Sarah Palin and Democratic Vice Presidential nominee Senator Joe Biden took place at Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri, on October 2, 2008. The debate consisted of both foreign and domestic policy questions and PBS's Gwen Ifill moderated.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • I hope the next PD is better...

    • By andy on 02-20-16

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