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Great Speeches in History - The 1960"s

by William S. McConnell

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  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Greenhaven Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Modern languages: essays, letters & other non-fiction prose works,
  • Social history,
  • World history,
  • c 1960 to c 1970,
  • Politics and government,
  • History,
  • Children"s Books/Young Adult Misc. Nonfiction,
  • United States - 20th Century,
  • History: American,
  • USA,
  • Sources,
  • History - General,
  • History / General,
  • Humanities,
  • 1961-1969,
  • 1963-1969,
  • Speeches, addresses, etc., American,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatBoard book
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7898033M
    ISBN 100737713135
    ISBN 109780737713138
    OCLC/WorldCa49576406

      Across eras of calamity and peace in our world’s history, a great many leaders, writers, politicians, theorists, scientists, activists and other revolutionaries have unveiled powerful rousing speeches in their bids for change. In reviewing the. s Pop History - - Quick Facts and Figures with Important Events and People. Lots of great stuff. It's easy to read and fun too, read on.

    A list of the top women of history on the web, arranged in the sequence of their popularity in web searches. Jone Johnson Lewis is a women's history writer who has been involved with the women's movement since the late s. She is a former faculty member of the Humanist Institute. Catherine the Great was the ruler of Russia after. "The electrifying speeches—all recorded at live events—focus directly on the questions, the struggles, the defeats and the triumphs of the s to present-day America. A new depth to oral and written history, readers and listeners should consider this a great resource to add to .

    At The History Place - Part of our Great Speeches series. This was a bold speech delivered by President Carter in the summer of , in which he attempted to lead Americans out of a kind of collective funk the people had fallen into after a series of disastrous events in recent years.   Here is a look at the Dream speech and other addresses that moved people – and history. In , a survey of public speaking and political scholars ranked the most-important political speeches of the 21 st Century. The academics evaluated speeches on the basis of their social and political impact, and rhetorical artistry.


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Great oratory has three components: style, substance, and impact. Grade 9 Up-A collection of the speeches of well-known individuals who participated in or supported the American Civil Rights Movement from early pioneers through the s up until today.

Selections from Frederick Douglass, Malcolm X, Fannie Lou Hamer, Jesse Jackson, and Nelson Mandela emphasize the power of oratory to inform, persuade, and Author: Jill Karson. Perhaps the finest speechmaker in American history, FDR was a consummate expert at reading his audience.

He Great Speeches in History - The 1960s book be dazzlingly In the relatively short span of 25 years — from his first national campaign in to his death in the first year of his fourth term as President in — Franklin Delano Roosevelt delivered hundreds of speeches /5(4).

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The Free Speech Movement in Berkeley, California, was pivotal in shaping s America. Led by Mario Savio and other young veterans of the civil rights movement, student activists organized what was to that point the most tumultuous student rebellion in American history.

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Famous speeches that changed the world. A list of famous speeches that changed the world. Ten Commandments by Moses – 14th century BC – I [am] the LORD thy God, which have brought thee out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondage.

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"A gripping and engagingly written guide to the New Left, antiwar movement, and counterculture that personify the s cultural revolution." America in the Sixties by. Get this from a library. The s. [William S McConnell;] -- This book traces social and political controversies that challenged traditional systems of American beliefs through speeches by President John F.

Kennedy, President Lyndon Johnson, Martin Luther King. The civil rights speeches of the nation's leaders, Martin Luther King Jr., President John F. Kennedy, and President Lyndon B. Johnson, capture the spirit of the Civil Rights movement during its peak in the early s.

King's writings and speeches, in particular, have endured for generations because they eloquently express the injustices that inspired the masses to take action. The friend and adviser to Martin Luther King Jr, who contributed to the ‘I Have a Dream’ speech, tells us how great speeches come about and what they can mean.

and I spent a good part of the s not only around him but around a lot of other preachers. I would say during that period that there is a style, there is an inside way in. Social theorist Alvin Toffler described it as “the book that pulled the trigger on history.” Malcolm X and Alex Haley, The Autobiography of Malcolm X () Highly inflammatory, highly influential, and highly political, Malcolm X himself was a major force in America in the s—and he was only around for half of it, because inhe.

Public speech making has played a powerful role in the long struggle by African Americans for equal rights. This collection, for the ear and the eye, highlights speeches by an eclectic mix of black leaders. Their impassioned, eloquent words continue to affect the ideas of a nation and the direction of history.

Through the speeches of Franklin Delano Roosevelt to Martin Luther King, Jr. to Barack Obama, a look at the major moments that have defined the modern history of. Primary Sources: Civil Rights in America - the s Speeches Search this Guide Search.

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