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|Material Type:||Audio book, etc.|
|Document Type:||Sound Recording|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Franklin D Roosevelt; Douglas MacArthur; Adlai E Stevenson; Lyndon B Johnson; Edward M Kennedy; Richard M Nixon; Jesse Jackson; George Bush; Vsesoi︠u︡znoe radio.
"This collection represents some of the most well-known speeches of the 20th century. Each speech has been edited to include the most memorable and noteworthy segment. This collection was designed to be used in research in schools, colleges and universities, or simply as reference for those who have even a casual interest in historically important oration"--Container insert.
|Credits:||Produced & compiled by Gordon Skene ; digitally remastered by Bob Fisher.|
|Description:||1 audio disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Contents:||Declaration of war against Japan (1941) / President Franklin D. Roosevelt --
Address to Congress (1951) / General Douglas MacArthur --
Announcement of the launching of Sputnik (1957) / Radio Moscow --
Confrontation over presence of Russian missiles in Cuba (1962) / U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Adlai Stevenson --
On signing of the Civil Rights Bill (1964) / President Lyndon B. Johnson --
Eulogy for Robert F. Kennedy (1968) / Senator Edward Kennedy --
The end of the Vietnam War (1973) / President Richard M. Nixon --
Address to Democratic Convention (1984) / Reverend Jesse Jackson --
On commencement of the bombing of Iraq (1991) / President George Bush.
|Other Titles:||Great speeches of the twentieth century