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Series Number of CD's Number of SFX's Main Topic Special Features
GS 4 68 Political, Historic,
Inspirational
1908-1991

This collection represents some of the most well-known speeches of the 20th century, spanning the years 1908-1991. Each speech has been edited to include the most memorable and noteworthy segments. Every attempt has been made to include a variety of speakers in the political, historical, inspirational and topical categories. GREAT SPEECHES OF THE 20TH CENTURY was designed for use in a broad range of reference and production applications.



01 Taft, William Howard The Farmer & the Republican Party Oct 1908
02 Wilson, Woodrow Address to the American Indians 1913
03 Roosevelt, Theodore Address to the Boys' Progressive League Jly 03, 1913
04 Roosevelt, Franklin D. Inaugural Address Mar 04, 1933
05 Roosevelt, Franklin D. Inaugural Address Jan 20, 1937
06 Dewey, Thomas E. Election Eve Campaign Speech Nov 06, 1944
07 Truman, Harry S. Inaugural Address Jan 20, 1949
08 Nixon, Richard M. "Checkers" Speech Sep 23, 1952
09 Stevenson, Adlai Presidential Campaign Address Sep 1952
10 Eisenhower, Dwight D. Republican Convention Address Aug 23, 1956
11 Kennedy, John F
Nixon, Richard M.
Presidential Debate Oct 21, 1960
12 Goldwater, Barry Presidential Campaign Address Mar 31, 1964
13 Johnson, Lyndon B. Address to the Nation Mar 31, 1968
14 Kennedy, Robert F. Presidential Campaign Address Apr 05, 1968
15 Nixon, Richard M. Inaugural Address Jan 20, 1969
16 Agnew, Spiro Resignation Address Oct 15, 1973
17 Nixon, Richard M. Resignation Address Aug 08, 1974
18 Carter, Jimmy Democratic Convention Acceptance Speech Jly 15, 1976
19 Reagan, Ronald Inaugural Address Jan 20, 1981
20 Cuomo, Mario Keynote Address for the Democratic Convention Jly 16, 1984
21 Jackson, Jesse Address to the Democratic Convention Jly 17, 1984
22 Spencer, Len First Promotional Message on Edison Phonograph 1906
23 Watson, James Gerard The German Peril Nov 25, 1917
24 Pershing, J.J. Address From France Apr 1918
25 Coolidge, Calvin
Lindbergh, Charles
On Lindbergh's Return to the United States Jun 11, 1927
26 King Edward VIII Abdication Address Dec 11, 1936
27 Chamberlain, Neville On His Return From the Munich Conference Sep 03, 1938
28 Hitler, Adolf On Germany's Occupation of the Sudetenland Oct1938
29 Chamberlain, Neville Declaration of War with Germany Sep 01, 1939
30 Churchill, Winston First Radio Address As Prime Minister May 19, 1940
31 Roosevelt, Franklin D. Declaration of War Against Japan Dec 08, 1941
32 Truman, Harry S. The First Atomic Bomb Attack on Japan Aug 06, 1945
33 Macarthur, Douglas Address to Congress Apr 20, 1951
34 Dulles, John Foster On the Fall of Dien Bien Phu May 07, 1954
35 Radio Moscow Announcement of the Launching of Sputnik Oct 05, 1957
36 Kennedy, John F. The Cuban Missile Crisis Oct 22, 1962
37 Stevenson, Adlai Confrontation Over Russian Missiles in Cuba Oct 25, 1962
38 Johnson, Lyndon B. On Signing of the Civil Rights Bill Jly 02, 1964
39 Kennedy, Edward Eulogy for Robert F. Kennedy Jun 08, 1968
40 Nixon, Richard M. The End of the Vietnam War Jan 23, 1973
41 Bush, George On Commencement of the Bombing of Iraq Jan 16, 1991
42 Bryan, William Jennings The Ideal Republic 1923
43 Earhart, Amelia On the Future of Women in Flying Feb 1931
44 Gehrig, Lou Farewell to Baseball Jly 04, 1939
45 Churchill, Winston Address to the Nation on the R.A.F. Jun 18, 1940
46 Princess Elizabeth
Princess Margaret
Greetings to the Children of England Oct 13, 1940
47 Ruth, Babe Farewell to Baseball Apr 27, 1947
48 Stengel, Casey Address to Congress Jly 10, 1958
49 Eisenhower, Dwight D. Farewell Address Jan 17, 1961
50 Kennedy, John F. Inaugural Address Jan 20, 1961
51 Glenn, John The First American in Earth Orbit Mar 01, 1962
52 King, Martin Luther To Civil Rights Marchers in Washington, D.C. Aug 28, 1963
53 Borman, Frank Christmas Greeting From Space Dec 24, 1968
54 Armstrong, Neil The Moon Landing Jly 20, 1969
55 Aaron, Hank Address to Congress Jun 18, 1974
56 Reagan, Ronald Address to the Nation on the Berlin Wall Jun 12, 1987
57 Lindbergh, Charles Address on U.S. Neutrality Sep 01, 1941
58 McCarthy, Joseph Address to the Chicago Irish Fellowship Club Mar 17, 1954
59 Nixon, Richard M.
Khrushchev, Nikita
The Kitchen Debate Jly 24, 1959
60 Freed, Alan Farewell to Fans (The Payola Scandal) Nov 12, 1959
61 Nixon, Richard M. Concession Speech Nov 07, 1962
62 Malcolm X On Black Power Mar 08, 1964
63 Rubin, Jerry Address to the Yippie Convention Aug 28, 1968
64 Daley, Richard Press Conference on Riots At Democratic
Convention
Aug 29, 1968
65 Agnew, Spiro Address on Vietnam War Protests May 22, 1970
66 Steinem, Gloria Address to the Women of America Jly 10, 1971
67 Nixon, Richard M. On Releasing the Watergate Tapes Nov 17, 1973
68 North, Oliver Testimony at the Iran-contra Hearings Jly 08, 1987

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