The Resource Great speeches of the twentieth century, (ebook)

Great speeches of the twentieth century, (ebook)

Label
Great speeches of the twentieth century
Title
Great speeches of the twentieth century
Title variation
Great speeches of the 20th century
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A great speech can stir the soul - and move a nation. This compact and affordable anthology gathers complete speeches and selected excerpts from some of the twentieth century's most memorable addresses. Writers and speakers in search of memorable quotations will appreciate this collection, as will any reader seeking historical wisdom and inspiration. Featured speakers include Winston Churchill, rousing the British to defend their lives and homes against the Nazis; Mohandas Gandhi, advocating non-violent resistance to deplorable living conditions; and Franklin Delano Roosevelt, calming the nation's fears during the Great Depression. Additional orations include those of Barack Obama, Martin Luther King, Malcolm X, Ronald Reagan, Elie Wiesel, the Dalai Lama, C<U+00da>sar Ch<U+00df>vez, and many others. Includes 3 selections from the Common Core State Standards Initiative: "Blood, Toil, Tears and Sweat: Address to Parliament on May 13th, 1940," "I Have a Dream," and "Remarks to the Senate in Support of a Declaration of Conscience."
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Midwest
Dewey number
808.85
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Blaisdell, Robert
  • hoopla digital
Series statement
Dover thrift editions. Nonfiction
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Speeches, addresses, etc
Target audience
adult
Label
Great speeches of the twentieth century, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780486315560
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11606701
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11606701
System control number
MWT11606701
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Great speeches of the twentieth century, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780486315560
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11606701
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11606701
System control number
MWT11606701
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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