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Speeches that shaped the modern world

Author: Alan Whiticker
Publisher: Chatswood, N.S.W. : New Holland Publishers (Australia), 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Concise edView all editions and formats
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A collection of famous speeches by world leaders and influential people made from 1900.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Whiticker
ISBN: 9781741106244 1741106249
OCLC Number: 191868252
Notes: Previously published 2005.
Description: 288 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: the power of persuasion The Old World 1901-1919 The Duke of Cornwall and York:'The Opening of the Australian Parliament' 1901 Mary Church Terrell: 'Being Colored in the Nation's Capital' 1906 Theodore Roosevelt: 'The Man with the Muck-rake' 1906 Emmeline Pankhurst: 'Freedom or Death' 1913 Patrick Pearse: 'Ireland Unfree Will Never Be At Peace' 1915 Woodrow Wilson: 'War Message', 19I7 Emma Goldman: 'Address to the Jury' 1917 Vladimir I1ych Lenin: 'Constructing the Socialist Order' 19I9 Between the Wars 1920-1939 Clarence S Darrow: 'Against the Death Penalty' 1924 Margaret Sanger: 'The Children's Era' 1925 Franklin D Roosevelt: 'The Only Thing We Have To Fear' 1933 King Edward VIII: Abdication Speech' 1936 Josef V Stalin: 'Election Speech' 1937 Adolf Hitler: 'The Jewish Question' 1939 Lou Gehrig: 'Farewell to Baseball' 1939 Neville Chamberlain: A Hint of War' 1939 War, Peace and Freedom 1940- I949 Winston Churchill: 'Our Finest Hour' 1940 Charles Lindbergh: 'Neutrality and War' 1941 Cardinal Clement von Galen: Against Aktion T 4' 194I Hideki Tojo: 'The Hegemony of East Asia' 194I Mohandas K Gandhi: 'Quit India' 1942 General George S Patton: 'D-Day Address' 1944 Harry S Truman: 'An Atomic Bomb Destroys Hiroshima' 1945 Golda Meir: 'The Struggle for a Jewish State' 1948 The Cold War 1950-1959 Joseph R McCarthy: 'Wheeling Speech' 1950 Margaret Chase Smith:'Declaration of Conscience'1950 Douglas MacArthur: 'Old Soldiers Never Die' 195I Dwight D Eisenhower: 'Cross of Iron' 1953 Bertrand Russell: 'Russell-Einstein Manifesto' 1955 Nikita Khrushchev: 'The Cult of the Individual' 1956 Mao Zedong: 'Let a Hundred Flowers Blossom' 1957 Charles De Gaulle: 'I Have Understood You' 1958 Revolution 1960-1969 Harold MacMillan: 'The Wind of Change' 1960 Fidel Castro: 'United Nations Address' 1960 John F Kennedy: 'The Cuban Missile Crisis' 1962 Martin Luther King: 'I Have a Dream' 1963 Lyndon B Johnson: 'Let Us Continue' 1963 Robert F Kennedy: 'Announcement of Martin Luther King's Death' 1968 Edward 'Teddy' Kennedy: 'Eulogy for Robert F Kennedy' 1968 Neil Armstrong: 'One Small Step' 1969 Absolute Power 1970-1979 Shirley Chisholm: 'For the Equal Rights Amendment' 1970 John Kerry: 'Against the War in Vietnam' 1971 Richard M Nixon: 'Farewell to the White House' 1974 Gerald Ford: 'A Pardon for Richard Nixon 1974 Gough Whitlam: 'Well May We Say, God Save the Queen' 1975 Barbara Jordan: 'Keynote Address' 1976 Anwar el-Sadat: 'Peace With Justice' 1977 Jimmy Carter: 'A Crisis of Confidence' 1979 The Big Chill 1980-1989 Indira Gandhi: 'The Liberation of Women' 1980 Margaret Thatcher: 'The Falklands War' 1982 Pope John Paul II: 'Speech to the Polish People' 1983 Bob Geldof: 'Live Aid' 1985 Ronald Reagan: 'Tear Down This Wall' 1987 Reverend Jimmy Swaggart: 'I Have Sinned' 1988 Jesse Jackson: 'Keep Hope Alive' 1988 Ryan White: 'I Have AIDS' 1988 The Dawn of Enlightenment: 1990-1999 Mikhail Gorbachev: 'Dissolving the Soviet Union' 199I Paul Keating: 'Redfern Speech' 1992 Queen Elizabeth II: 'Annus Horribilis' 1992 Nelson Mandela: 'Release from Prison' 1994 Earl Spencer: 'Eulogy for Diana, Princess of Wales' 1997 5 Bill Clinton: 'The Sorrow I Feel Is Genuine' 1998 Tony Blair: 'Address to the Irish Parliament' I998 Elie Wiesel: 'The Perils of Indifference' 1999 The New Millennium 2000- George W Bush: 'A Great People Has Been Moved' 2001 Arundhati Roy: 'Peace and the New Corporate Liberation Theology' 2004.
Responsibility: Alan J. Whiticker.

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