The Resource Give me liberty : speakers and speeches that have shaped America, Christopher L. Webber, (eaudio)

Give me liberty : speakers and speeches that have shaped America, Christopher L. Webber, (eaudio)

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Give me liberty : speakers and speeches that have shaped America
Title
Give me liberty
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speakers and speeches that have shaped America
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Christopher L. Webber
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eng
Summary
"Give me liberty," demanded Patrick Henry, "or give me death!" Henry's words continue to echo in American history, and that quote, and the speech it comes from, remains one of the two or three known to almost every American. The other speeches that have become part of our American collective consciousness all have one theme in common: liberty. These feats of oration seem to trace the evolution of America's definition of liberty and whom it applies to.But what exactly is liberty? It is a term open to a broad range of opinion, and questions about freedom arise daily in the news and in everyday life. Perhaps uniquely among the nations of the world, the United States traces its origins to groups and individuals who specifically wanted to create something new. Webber's insightful Give Me Liberty looks at these great speeches and provides the historical context, focusing attention on particular individuals who summed up the issues of their own day in words that have never been forgotten. Webber gleans lessons from the past centuries that will allow us to continue to strive for the ideals of liberty in the twenty-first century.Sure to become a classic of American oratorical history, Give Me Liberty reveals the enduring power of America's quest for a freer and more just society and the context of the speeches and speakers--from Daniel Webster and Patrick Henry to Martin Luther King Jr. and Ronald Reagan--that gave voice to the struggle
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Midwest
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Webber, Christopher
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other
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Narrated by Jim Manchester
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  • Manchester, Jim
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  • Oratory
  • Political oratory
  • Freedom
  • Speeches, addresses, etc., American
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adult
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Give me liberty : speakers and speeches that have shaped America, Christopher L. Webber, (eaudio)
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (20hr., 43 min.))
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  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781483022772
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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digital.
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MWT11195915
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sound
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digital recording
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other
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11195915
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MWT11195915
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Label
Give me liberty : speakers and speeches that have shaped America, Christopher L. Webber, (eaudio)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (20hr., 43 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781483022772
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11195915
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unknown
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access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
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other
Stock number
11195915
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MWT11195915
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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not applicable
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not applicable

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