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The Resource My fellow Americans : the most important speeches of America's presidents, from George Washington to Barack Obama, [compiled by] Micheal Waldman ; foreword by David Gergen ; CDs narrated by George Stephanopoulos

My fellow Americans : the most important speeches of America's presidents, from George Washington to Barack Obama, [compiled by] Micheal Waldman ; foreword by David Gergen ; CDs narrated by George Stephanopoulos

Label
My fellow Americans : the most important speeches of America's presidents, from George Washington to Barack Obama
Title
My fellow Americans
Title remainder
the most important speeches of America's presidents, from George Washington to Barack Obama
Statement of responsibility
[compiled by] Micheal Waldman ; foreword by David Gergen ; CDs narrated by George Stephanopoulos
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Presents the texts of forty-five speeches from American presidents, along with an audio disc of recordings of some of the speeches
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
J81.4
LC item number
.M93 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
PerformerNote
Narrated by George Stephanopoulos
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Presidents
  • Political oratory
  • United States
Label
My fellow Americans : the most important speeches of America's presidents, from George Washington to Barack Obama, [compiled by] Micheal Waldman ; foreword by David Gergen ; CDs narrated by George Stephanopoulos
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes 2 CDs (compact discs) with the voices of the presidents since Benjamin Harrison and a reading of the first presidential speech of George Washington
Accompanying material
2 sound discs (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p.347-360)
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
  • George Washington. First inaugural address "The American experiment" ; Farewell address "The counsels of an old and affectionate friend -- Thomas Jefferson. First inaugural address "We are all Republicans, we are all Federalists" -- Andrew Jackson. Veto of the Bank of the United States "The rich and powerful too often bend the acts of government to their selfish purposes" ; Proclamation on Nullification "Disunion by armed force is treason" -- Abraham Lincoln. Address to the State Republican Convention "A house divided" ; First inaugural "The better angels of our nature" ; Gettysburg address "A new birth of freedom" ; Second inaugural "With malice toward none" -- Theodore Roosevelt. Dedication of the House Office Building "The man with the muck-rake" ; Speech at Osawatomie, Kansas "The new nationalism" -- Woodrow Wilson. Request for war on Germany "The world must be made safe for democracy" ; Address on peace terms "Fourteen points" -- Franklin Delano Roosevelt. First Inaugural Address "The only thing we have to fear is fear itself" ; Acceptance speech for renomination "A rendezvous with destiny" ; Annual message to Congress "Four freedoms" ; Request for declaration of war "A date which will live in infamy" ; D-Day prayer "Our sons, pride of our nation -- Harry S. Truman. Address to Congress on Greece and Turkey "The Truman Doctrine" ; Whistle-stop speech "Do nothing Congress" -- Dwight D. Eisenhower. Address before the UN General Assembly "Atoms for peace" ; Farewell address "Military-industrial complex" -- John F. Kennedy. Inaugural address "Ask not what your country can do for you."
  • John F. Kennedy. Address to the nation on the Cuban missle crisis "Missiles in Cuba" ; Commencement address, American University "Let us reexamine our attitude toward the cold war" ; Speech at the Berlin Wall "Ich bin ein Berliner" -- Lyndon B. Johnson. Address to Congress after the Kennedy assassination "Let us continue" ; Address to Congress on voting rights "We shall overcome" ; Speech on the Vietnam War "I shall not seek and I will not accept the nomination of my party" -- Richard M. Nixon. Address to the nation on Vietnam "The great silent majority" ; Farewell address to White House staff "We have done some things wrong" -- Gerald R. Ford. Remarks upon taking the oath of office "Our long national nightmare is over" -- Jimmy Carter. Speech on energy and national goals "A crisis of confidence" -- Ronald Reagan. First inaugural "Government is the problem" ; Address to members of the British Parliament "Leave Marxism-Leninism on the ash-heap of history" ; the Challenger explosion "Slipped the surly bonds of earth" ; Remarks on the Iran-Contra scandal "I cannot escape responsibility" -- George H.W. Bush. Acceptance speech, Republican Convention "A kinder and gentler nation" -- Bill Clinton. Remarks to the Church of God in Christ in Memphis "What would Martin Luther King Say" ; Eulogy for victims of Oklahoma City bombing In the face of death, let us honor life" ; State of the Union Address 1998 "Let that be our gift to the 21st century" -- George W. Bush. Address to Congress after the attacks of September 11, 2001 "Freedom and fear, justice and cruelty..." ; Address on Iraq (48 hour ultimatum) "The day of your liberation is near" -- Barack Obama. Remarks in Philadelphia "A more perfect union" ; Remarks to the House Democratic Caucus "I am not bound to win.."
Control code
ocn515413099
Dimensions
28 cm. +
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
xiii, 364 p.
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781402243677
Other physical details
ill.
Special playback characteristics
unknown
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)515413099
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
My fellow Americans : the most important speeches of America's presidents, from George Washington to Barack Obama, [compiled by] Micheal Waldman ; foreword by David Gergen ; CDs narrated by George Stephanopoulos
Publication
Note
Includes 2 CDs (compact discs) with the voices of the presidents since Benjamin Harrison and a reading of the first presidential speech of George Washington
Accompanying material
2 sound discs (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p.347-360)
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
  • George Washington. First inaugural address "The American experiment" ; Farewell address "The counsels of an old and affectionate friend -- Thomas Jefferson. First inaugural address "We are all Republicans, we are all Federalists" -- Andrew Jackson. Veto of the Bank of the United States "The rich and powerful too often bend the acts of government to their selfish purposes" ; Proclamation on Nullification "Disunion by armed force is treason" -- Abraham Lincoln. Address to the State Republican Convention "A house divided" ; First inaugural "The better angels of our nature" ; Gettysburg address "A new birth of freedom" ; Second inaugural "With malice toward none" -- Theodore Roosevelt. Dedication of the House Office Building "The man with the muck-rake" ; Speech at Osawatomie, Kansas "The new nationalism" -- Woodrow Wilson. Request for war on Germany "The world must be made safe for democracy" ; Address on peace terms "Fourteen points" -- Franklin Delano Roosevelt. First Inaugural Address "The only thing we have to fear is fear itself" ; Acceptance speech for renomination "A rendezvous with destiny" ; Annual message to Congress "Four freedoms" ; Request for declaration of war "A date which will live in infamy" ; D-Day prayer "Our sons, pride of our nation -- Harry S. Truman. Address to Congress on Greece and Turkey "The Truman Doctrine" ; Whistle-stop speech "Do nothing Congress" -- Dwight D. Eisenhower. Address before the UN General Assembly "Atoms for peace" ; Farewell address "Military-industrial complex" -- John F. Kennedy. Inaugural address "Ask not what your country can do for you."
  • John F. Kennedy. Address to the nation on the Cuban missle crisis "Missiles in Cuba" ; Commencement address, American University "Let us reexamine our attitude toward the cold war" ; Speech at the Berlin Wall "Ich bin ein Berliner" -- Lyndon B. Johnson. Address to Congress after the Kennedy assassination "Let us continue" ; Address to Congress on voting rights "We shall overcome" ; Speech on the Vietnam War "I shall not seek and I will not accept the nomination of my party" -- Richard M. Nixon. Address to the nation on Vietnam "The great silent majority" ; Farewell address to White House staff "We have done some things wrong" -- Gerald R. Ford. Remarks upon taking the oath of office "Our long national nightmare is over" -- Jimmy Carter. Speech on energy and national goals "A crisis of confidence" -- Ronald Reagan. First inaugural "Government is the problem" ; Address to members of the British Parliament "Leave Marxism-Leninism on the ash-heap of history" ; the Challenger explosion "Slipped the surly bonds of earth" ; Remarks on the Iran-Contra scandal "I cannot escape responsibility" -- George H.W. Bush. Acceptance speech, Republican Convention "A kinder and gentler nation" -- Bill Clinton. Remarks to the Church of God in Christ in Memphis "What would Martin Luther King Say" ; Eulogy for victims of Oklahoma City bombing In the face of death, let us honor life" ; State of the Union Address 1998 "Let that be our gift to the 21st century" -- George W. Bush. Address to Congress after the attacks of September 11, 2001 "Freedom and fear, justice and cruelty..." ; Address on Iraq (48 hour ultimatum) "The day of your liberation is near" -- Barack Obama. Remarks in Philadelphia "A more perfect union" ; Remarks to the House Democratic Caucus "I am not bound to win.."
Control code
ocn515413099
Dimensions
28 cm. +
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
xiii, 364 p.
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781402243677
Other physical details
ill.
Special playback characteristics
unknown
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)515413099
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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