Notable Speeches

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  • HTML Version or Menu Text Version  Pericles' Funeral Oration, Thucydides (c.460/455-399 BCE), Peloponnesian War (Book 2.34-46) — Homage to the political ideals of ancient Athens.
  • HTML Version or Menu Text Version Saint Crispin's Day, Shakespeare (Henry V, Act 4, Scene 3, ~1600) — A leader inspiring his troops.
  • HTML Version or Menu Text Version The War Inevitable, Patrick Henry (March 23, 1775) — "Give me liberty of give me death".
  • HTML Version Address before the Young Men's Lyceum of Springfield, Illinois, Abraham Lincoln (1838) — Presents the idea of a political religion.
  • HTML Version or Menu Cooper Union Speech, Abraham Lincoln (February 27, 1860) — Credited with launching his path to the presidency.
  • HTML Version or Menu Gettysburg Address, Abraham Lincoln (Nov. 19, 1863)
  • HTML Version or Menu Text Version Zipped WordPerfect Gangster Government — Dr. Edwin Vieira's Presentation at the National Press Club (June 29, 2000)
  • HTML Version or Menu Text Version RTF Remote Link - PDF "A Whiter Shade of Pale": Sense and Nonsense — The Pursuit of Perfection in Law and Politics, Speech of Janice Rogers Brown, Associate Justice, California Supreme Court, The Federalist Society, University of Chicago Law School, April 20, 2000.
  • HTML Version or Menu Text Version RTF Remote Link - HTML Keepers of the Faith; Defenders of the Light, Commencement Address of Janice Rogers Brown, Associate Justice, California Supreme Court, Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, May 24, 2003.
  • HTML Version or Menu Constitution Day Speech, Herbert Hoover, Sep. 17, 1935.
  • HTML Version or Menu Address on Constitution Day, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Sep. 17, 1937.
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Original date: 1998/10/18 —