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Great American Speeches: 80 Years of Political Oratory

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Beginning with a 1912 speech by Theodore Roosevelt and ending with 1984 speeches by Mario Cuomo and Jesse Jackson, traces the history of visually recorded American oratory and discusses the evolution of how, through technology, politicians present themselves to the public. Includes commentary and film clips which place each speech in historical perspective.
VHS
1997; 1995
Ivy (By Request)
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The Speeches of Famous Women

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Traces the progression of the women's movement with speeches from suffragettes through senators, including Eleanor Roosevelt, Betty Ford, who endorses the Equal Rights Act, and leaders Betty Friedan, Senator Carol Moseley-Braun and Barbara Boxer.
VHS
1995
Ivy (By Request)
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The Speeches of Gerald Ford

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Shows his swearing into office, pardoning Nixon, honoring Queen Elizabeth, accepting the Republican nomination to run for a full term, and delivering his farewell address.
VHS
1995
Ivy (By Request)
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The Speeches of Jimmy Carter

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Shows his oratorical style during public addresses on human rights, the Head Start program, international peace issues, and the energy crisis of the 1970s.
VHS
1995
Ivy (By Request)
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The Speeches of Lyndon B. Johnson

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Traces his administration from Kennedy's legacy, through the Civil Rights Act, Vietnam, the Detroit race riots and his announcement that he would not seek the nomination for another term as president.
VHS
1995
Ivy (By Request)
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The Speeches of Ronald Reagan

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Shows a sample of speeches, including his 1964 televised speech in support of Barry Goldwater for President, economic debate with George Bush, the famous "Evil Empire" and "Star Wars" Presidential addresses, and his farewell address.
VHS
1995
Ivy (By Request)
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The Speeches of Martin Luther King

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Presents a collection of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s major speeches and minor asides and traces the development of his oratorical style.
VHS
1988
Ivy (By Request)
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The Speeches of John F. Kennedy

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VHS
1988
Ivy (By Request)
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The Speeches of Franklin D. Roosevelt

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Program focuses on Franklin Roosevelt as a public orator using excepts from his campaign speeches, fireside chats, and state addresses.
VHS
1988
Ivy (By Request)
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TR at Fargo, N.D., During Progressive Campaign, 1912 [1]

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As part of a western campaign tour, TR speaks to crowds and firms up Progressive Party structure in the area of Fargo, North Dakota, September 6, 1912. Several views from varying distances of TR greeting and speaking to crowds from rear of train; TR addressing large crowd from a decorated platform, apparently in a stadium; TR speaking from rear of train to Indian men, women, and children assembled on open plains; several long shots of crowds; medium-close silhouette of TR and three men conversing, one of whom appears to be George E. Roosevelt, TR's cousin and campaign secretary in the 1912 election.
FilmOnline
1912
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TR's Arrival in Panama, November 1906 [2]

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TR became the first President in office to visit a foreign country while on an inspection tour of the Panama Canal. On November 15, 1906, in Panama City there are views of the processional, including a marching band and escorts on horseback, as spectators gather; long shot of TR, accompanied by Manuel Amador Guerrero, first President of Panama, and two unidentified men standing on a platform on the steps of the Cathedral; President Amador Guerrero delivers welcoming address as dignitaries look on; TR then speaks.
FilmOnline
1906
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The Speeches of Franklin D. Roosevelt

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Program focuses on Franklin Roosevelt as a public orator using excerpts from his campaign speeches, fireside chats, and state addresses.
VHS
1990
Ivy (By Request)
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The Speeches of John F. Kennedy

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Presents John F. Kennedy's major addresses from his 1960 presidential campaign through his three years in office.
VHS
1990; 1988
Ivy (By Request)
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Speeches of Robert F. Kennedy

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Robert Kennedy was one of the most moving and effective speakers of our time. Here are his speeches at Columbia University, to the Democratic convention in 1964, his proposals on Vietnam policies, and his heart-rending eulogy at the funeral of his brother John.
VHS
1990
Ivy (By Request)
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Speeches of Richard M. Nixon

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You can hear his infamous "Checkers" speech, his historic explanation of American involvement in Vietnam, his ground-breaking trip to Communist China, his speech to the Soviet people, his denials of any wrong-doing in the Watergate scandal, his final resignation press conference.
VHS
1990
Ivy (By Request)
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The Speeches of Harry S. Truman

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Bring back the "Give 'em Hell" president, Harry S. Truman, and hear his speeches about the decision to drop the first atomic bomb, the spread of communism in Asia, the unionization of industry, his firing of MacArthur, and more.
VHS
1990
Ivy (By Request)
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The Speeches of John F. Kennedy

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John F. Kennedy was the first President to utilize the medium of television; every speech contained in this tape reverberates with his special lifeforce. You will see all the major addresses, from his 1960 Presidential campaign through his three controversial years in office.
VHS
1989; 1988
Ivy (By Request)
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The Speeches of Dwight D. Eisenhower

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Program focuses on Dwight Eisenhower as a public orator using excerpts from speeches made during World War II and later during his presidency.
VHS
1988
Ivy (By Request)