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Speeches That Changed the World

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Words and delivery can combine to galvanize an audience, creating ‘I remember where I was when...’ moments. JFK at the Brandenburg Gate or Martin Luther King at the Lincoln Memorial provide unforgettable examples that still stir today. This collection of classic speech excerpts contains not only inspiring orations to democratic freedom and the noblest aspects of human endeavor, but also some of the darkest and most despicable speeches delivered in modern times.. Speech to the Hitler Youth / Adolf Hitler. Peace for our time / Neville Chamberlain. Blood, tears, toil; Finest hour / Winston Churchill. The invasion of Russia / Molotov. A day that will live in infamy / Franklin D. Roosevelt. Speech to World War I veterans / Charles de Gaulle. Surrender of Japan / Hirohito. Terms of Japanese surrender / Douglas MacArthur. I have faith in the righteousness of our cause / Gandhi. Ask not what your country can do for you; Ich bin ein Berliner / John F. Kennedy. I have a dream / Martin Luther King, Jr.. There can be no whitewash at the White House / Richard Nixon. Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall / Ronald Reagan. We are truly sorry / Kevin Rudd. Yes, we can / Barack Obama.
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53 min.
In English
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Film Ideas, 2016.
[San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2016.
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Originally produced by Film Ideas in 2016.
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1191101 Kanopy
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1 online resource (streaming video file) (53 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
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