Great American Speeches: 80 Years of Political Oratory (1995)

Genres - Language & Literature, History  |   Sub-Genres - Politics & Government, Biography  |   Run Time - 60 min.  |   Countries - United States   |  
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A five-part survey of notable American political oratory of the 20th century. Speakers range from Theodore Roosevelt to Rev. Jesse Jackson, but the first to actually be heard (in remarks recorded on the Capitol steps in 1924) is Wisconsin senator Robert LaFollette.

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oratory, speech, politician, public-speaking, inauguration, American [nationality]