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Lend me your ears : great speeches in history ; selected and introduced

Author: William Safire
Publisher: New York ; London : W.W. Norton & Company, [1997] ©1997
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Revised and expanded editionView all editions and formats
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More than 200 of history's outstanding instances of oratorical eloquence.
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Genre/Form: Speeches
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Safire
ISBN: 0393040054 9780393040050
OCLC Number: 35593469
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1055 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Memorials and patriotic speeches --
War and revolution speeches --
Tributes and eulogies --
Debates and argumenation --
Trials --
Gallows and farewell speeches --
Sermons --
Inspirational speeches --
Lectures and instructive speeches --
Speeches of social responsiblility --
Media speeches --
Political speeches --
Commencement speeches.
Other Titles: Great speeches in history
Responsibility: by William Safire.

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A revised compilation of more than 100 speeches which seek to demonstrate the enduring power of human eloquence to inspire, uplift and motivate. These speeches are said to have moved millions and  Read more...

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