Decade

Speaker Title/Text/MultiMedia Audio Duration

1900-1910

       
1900-1925

Russell H. Conwell

"Acres of Diamonds"

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08 Aug 1900

William Jennings Bryan

"Against Imperialism"

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14 Apr 1906

Theodore Roosevelt

"The Man with the Muck-rake"

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23 May 1908

Eugene Victor Debs

"The Issue"

   
         
1911-1920        
04 Mar 1913

Thomas Woodrow Wilson

First Inaugural Address

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21 Jun 1915

Anna Howard Shaw

"The Fundamental Principle of a Republic"

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07 Sep 1916

Carrie Chapman Catt

"The Crisis"

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02 Apr 1917

Thomas Woodrow Wilson

War Message

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09 Jul 1917

Emma Goldman

Address to the Jury

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06 Oct 1917

Robert Marion La Follette

"Free Speech in Wartime"

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?? Nov 1917

Carrie Chapman Catt

Address to the U.S. Congress

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08 Jan 1918

Thomas Woodrow Wilson

"The Fourteen Points"

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14 Sep 1918

Eugene Victor Debs

1918 Statement to the Court

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06 Sep 1919

Thomas Woodrow Wilson

"For the League of Nations"

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25 Sep 1919 Thomas Woodrow Wilson

League of Nations Final Address

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1921-1930
 Sep-Oct 1920

Crystal Eastman

"Now We Can Begin"

   
  Aug 1924

Clarence Seward Darrow

"Mercy for Leopold and Loeb"

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  Mar 1925 Margaret Higgins Sanger

"The Children's Era"

   

 

1931-1940        
23 Sep 1932

Franklin Delano Roosevelt

Commonwealth Club Address

   
04 Mar 1933

Franklin Delano Roosevelt

First Inaugural Address

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12 Mar 1933

Franklin Delano Roosevelt

First Fireside Chat

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23 Feb 1934

Huey Pierce Long

"Every Man a King"

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07 Mar 1935

Huey Pierce Long

 "Share Our Wealth"

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03 Sep 1937

John Llewellyn Lewis

"The Rights of Labor"

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04 Jul 1939

Henry Louis ("Lou") Gehrig

Farewell to Baseball Address

   
29 Dec 1940

Franklin Delano Roosevelt

"The Arsenal of Democracy"

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1941-1950        
08 Dec 1941

Franklin Delano Roosevelt

Pearl Harbor Address to the Nation

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06 Jan 1941

Franklin Delano Roosevelt

"The Four Freedoms"

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12 Mar 1947 Harry S. Truman

"The Truman Doctrine" 

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05 Jun 1947

George Catlett Marshall

"The Marshall Plan"

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14 Jul 1948

Hubert Horatio Humphrey

1948 DNC Address

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09 Dec 1948

Anna Eleanor Roosevelt

Adopting the Declaration of Human Rights

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28 Dec 1948

Anna Eleanor Roosevelt

"The Struggle for Human Rights"

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01 Jun 1950

Margaret Chase Smith

"Declaration of Conscience"

   
10 Dec 1950 William Cuthbert Faulkner

Nobel Prize Acceptance Speech

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1951-1960        
19 Apr 1951

(General) Douglas MacArthur

Farewell Address to Congress

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26 Jul 1952

Adlai Ewing Stevenson

Presidential Nomination Acceptance Address

mp3  
23 Sep 1952 Richard Milhous Nixon

"Checkers"

mp3

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02 Feb 1953

Elizabeth Gurley Flynn

Statement at the Smith Act Trial

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08 Dec 1953

Dwight David Eisenhower

"Atoms for Peace"

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09 Jun 1954

Joseph N. Welch

"Have You No Sense of Decency"

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12 Sep 1960

John Fitzgerald Kennedy

Houston Ministerial Association Speech

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1961-1970        
17 Jan 1961 Dwight David Eisenhower

Farewell Address

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20 Jan 1961

John Fitzgerald Kennedy

Inaugural Address

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09 May 1961

Newton Norman Minow

"Television and the Public Interest"

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12 May 1962

(General) Douglas MacArthur

"Duty, Honor, Country"

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10 Jun 1963

John Fitzgerald Kennedy

American University Commencement Address

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11 Jun 1963

John Fitzgerald Kennedy

Civil Rights Address

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22 Oct 1962

John Fitzgerald Kennedy

Cuban Missile Crisis Address

mp3

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26 Jun 1963

John Fitzgerald Kennedy

"Ich bin ein Berliner"

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28 Aug 1963 Martin Luther King, Jr. "I Have A Dream" mp3  
03 Apr 1964 Malcolm X

"The Ballot or the Bullet"

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27 Oct 1964

Ronald Wilson Reagan

"A Time for Choosing"

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22 May 1964 Lyndon Baines Johnson "The Great Society" mp3 PDF  FLASH
16 Jul 1964

Barry Morris Goldwater

Presidential Nomination Acceptance Address

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10 Nov 1963

Malcolm X

"Message to the Grassroots"

Off-Site.mp3  
27 Nov 1963

Lyndon Baines Johnson

"Let Us Continue"

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02 Dec 1964

Mario Savio

"Sproul Hall Sit-in Speech/An End to History"

mp3  
15 Mar 1965 Lyndon Baines Johnson

"We Shall Overcome"

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06 Jun 1966 Robert Francis Kennedy "Day of Affirmation" mp3 PDF  FLASH
?? Oct 1966

Stokely Carmichael

"Black Power"

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10 Mar 1968

Cesar Estrada Chavez

Speech on Ending His 25 Day Fast

   
31 Mar 1968

Lyndon Baines Johnson

On Vietnam and Not Seeking Re-Election

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04 Apr 1967

Martin Luther King, Jr.

"A Time to Break Silence"

mp3  
03 Apr 1968

Martin Luther King, Jr.

"I've Been to the Mountaintop"

Off-Site mp3  
04 Apr 1968

Robert Francis Kennedy

Remarks on the Assassination of MLK

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08 Jun 1968

Edward Moore Kennedy

Eulogy for Robert Francis Kennedy

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25 Jul 1969

Edward Moore Kennedy

"Chappaquiddick"

mp3

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03 Nov 1969

Richard Milhous Nixon

"The Great Silent Majority" 

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13 Nov 1969

Spiro Theodore Agnew

"Television News Coverage"

mp3-Excerpt

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30 Apr 1970

Richard Milhous Nixon

Cambodian Incursion Address

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10 Aug 1970

Shirley Anita St. Hill Chisholm

"For the Equal Rights Amendment"   PDF  FLASH
         
1971-1980        
22 Apr 1971 John Forbes Kerry

"Vietnam Veterans Against the War"

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25 Jul 1974

Barbara Charline Jordan

Statement on the Articles of Impeachment

mp3

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08 Aug 1974

Richard Milhous Nixon

Resignation Speech 

mp3

PDF  FLASH
09 Aug 1974

Gerald Rudolph Ford

Address on Taking the Oath of Office

mp3

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08 Sep 1974

Gerald Rudolph Ford

National Address Pardoning Richard M. Nixon

mp3-Excerpt

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12 Jul 1976

Barbara Charline Jordan

1976 DNC Keynote Address

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15 Jul 1979

Jimmy Earl Carter

"A Crisis of Confidence"

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12 Jul 1980

Edward Moore Kennedy

1980 DNC Address

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1981-1990        
20 Jan 1981

Ronald Wilson Reagan

First Inaugural Address

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08 Mar 1983

Ronald Wilson Reagan

"The Evil Empire"

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22 May 1983 Ursula Kroeber Le Guin

"A Left-Handed Commencement Address"

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03 Oct 1983

Edward Moore Kennedy

"Truth and Tolerance in America"

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06 Jun 1984

Ronald Wilson Reagan

40th Anniversary of D-Day Address

mp3

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17 Jul 1984 Jesse Louis Jackson

1984 DNC Address

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17 Jul 1984 Mario Matthew Cuomo

1984 DNC Keynote Address

mp3  
19 Jul 1984

Geraldine Anne Ferraro

Vice-Presidential Nomination Acceptance Speech

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13 Sep 1984

Mario Matthew Cuomo

"Religious Belief and Public Morality"

Off-Site mp3  
28 Jan 1986 Ronald Wilson Reagan

Shuttle ''Challenger'' Disaster Address

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12 Jun 1987 Ronald Wilson Reagan

Brandenburg Gate Address

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18 Jul 1988

Dorothy Ann Willis Richards

1988 DNC Keynote Address

mp3 PDF  FLASH
20 Jul 1988

Jesse Louis Jackson

1988 DNC Address

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01 Jun 1990

Barbara Pierce Bush

1990 Wellesley College Commencement Address

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1991-2000        
11 Oct 1991

Anita Faye Hill

Statement to the Senate Judiciary Committee

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14 Jul 1992

Elizabeth Glaser

1992 DNC Address

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19 Aug 1992

Mary Fisher

"A Whisper of AIDS"

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23 Apr 1995

William Jefferson Clinton

Oklahoma Bombing Memorial Address

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05 Sep 1995

Hillary Diane Rodham Clinton

Women's Rights Are Human Rights

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12 Apr 1999

Eliezer ("Elie") Wiesel

"The Perils of Indifference" 

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