Rank Speaker Title/Text/MultiMedia Audio Transcript
1 Martin Luther King, Jr. "I Have A Dream" Off-Site.mp3  
2

John Fitzgerald Kennedy

Inaugural Address

mp3 PDF  FLASH
3

Franklin Delano Roosevelt

First Inaugural Address

Off-Site.mp3 PDF  FLASH
4

Franklin Delano Roosevelt

Pearl Harbor Address to the Nation

mp3 PDF  FLASH
5

Barbara Charline Jordan

1976 DNC Keynote Address

Off-Site.mp3 PDF  FLASH
6 Richard Milhous Nixon

"Checkers"

Off-Site.mp3 PDF  FLASH
7 Malcolm X

"The Ballot or the Bullet"

mp3.1 mp3.2  
8 Ronald Wilson Reagan

Shuttle ''Challenger'' Disaster Address

mp3 PDF  FLASH
9

John Fitzgerald Kennedy

Houston Ministerial Association Speech

mp3 PDF  FLASH
10 Lyndon Baines Johnson

"We Shall Overcome"

mp3 PDF  FLASH
11 Mario Matthew Cuomo

1984 DNC Keynote Address

Off-Site.mp3  
12 Jesse Louis Jackson

1984 DNC Address

mp3  
13

Barbara Charline Jordan

Statement on the Articles of Impeachment

mp3 PDF  FLASH
14

(General) Douglas MacArthur

Farewell Address to Congress

Off-Site.mp3 PDF  FLASH
15

Martin Luther King, Jr.

"I've Been to the Mountaintop"

Off-Site mp3  
16

Theodore Roosevelt

"The Man with the Muck-rake"

  PDF  FLASH
17

Robert Francis Kennedy

Remarks on the Assassination of MLK

mp3 PDF  FLASH
18 Dwight David Eisenhower

Farewell Address

mp3 PDF  FLASH
19

Thomas Woodrow Wilson

War Message

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20

(General) Douglas MacArthur

"Duty, Honor, Country"

mp3 PDF  FLASH
21

Richard Milhous Nixon

"The Great Silent Majority"

mp3 PDF  FLASH
22

John Fitzgerald Kennedy

"Ich bin ein Berliner"

mp3 PDF  FLASH
23

Clarence Seward Darrow

"Mercy for Leopold and Loeb"

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24

Russell H. Conwell

"Acres of Diamonds"

mp3-Excerpt PDF  FLASH
25

Ronald Wilson Reagan

"A Time for Choosing"

mp3  

 

 

26 Huey Pierce Long

"Every Man a King"

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27 Anna Howard Shaw "The Fundamental Principle of a Republic"   PDF  FLASH
28

Franklin Delano Roosevelt

"The Arsenal of Democracy"

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29

Ronald Wilson Reagan

"The Evil Empire"

mp3 PDF  FLASH
30

Ronald Wilson Reagan

First Inaugural Address

mp3 PDF  FLASH
31

Franklin Delano Roosevelt

First Fireside Chat

mp3 PDF  FLASH
32 Harry S. Truman

"The Truman Doctrine"

mp3 PDF  FLASH
33 William Cuthbert Faulkner

Nobel Prize Acceptance Speech

mp3  
34

Eugene Victor Debs

1918 Statement to the Court

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35

Hillary Diane Rodham Clinton

"Women's Rights are Human Rights"

mp3 PDF  FLASH
36

Dwight David Eisenhower

"Atoms for Peace"

mp3 PDF  FLASH
37

John Fitzgerald Kennedy

American University Commencement Address

mp3

PDF  FLASH
38

Dorothy Ann Willis Richards

1988 DNC Keynote Address

mp3  
39

Richard Milhous Nixon

Resignation Speech

mp3

PDF  FLASH
40

Thomas Woodrow Wilson

"The Fourteen Points"

  PDF  FLASH
41

Margaret Chase Smith

"Declaration of Conscience"

   
42

Franklin Delano Roosevelt

"The Four Freedoms"

mp3 PDF  FLASH
43

Martin Luther King, Jr.

"A Time to Break Silence"

Off-Site.mp3  
44

Mary Church Terrell

"What it Means to be Colored in the...U.S."

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45

William Jennings Bryan

"Against Imperialism"

mp3-Excerpt PDF  FLASH
46

Margaret Higgins Sanger

"The Morality of Birth Control"

   
47

Barbara Pierce Bush

1990 Wellesley College Commencement Address

mp3 PDF  FLASH
48

John Fitzgerald Kennedy

Civil Rights Address

mp3

PDF  FLASH
49

John Fitzgerald Kennedy

Cuban Missile Crisis Address

mp3

PDF  FLASH
50

Spiro Theodore Agnew

"Television News Coverage"

mp3-Excerpt

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51

Jesse Louis Jackson

1988 DNC Address

mp3.1 mp3.2  
52

Mary Fisher

"A Whisper of AIDS"

mp3 PDF  FLASH
53 Lyndon Baines Johnson "The Great Society" mp3 PDF  FLASH
54

George Catlett Marshall

"The Marshall Plan"

Off-Site.mp3

PDF  FLASH
55

Edward Moore Kennedy

"Truth and Tolerance in America"

mp3 PDF  FLASH
56

Adlai Ewing Stevenson

Presidential Nomination Acceptance Address

mp3  
57

Anna Eleanor Roosevelt

"The Struggle for Human Rights"

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58

Geraldine Anne Ferraro

Vice-Presidential Nomination Acceptance Speech

mp3 PDF  FLASH
59

Robert Marion La Follette

"Free Speech in Wartime"

  PDF  FLASH
60

Ronald Wilson Reagan

40th Anniversary of D-Day Address

mp3

PDF  FLASH
61

Mario Matthew Cuomo

"Religious Belief and Public Morality" Off-Site mp3  
62

Edward Moore Kennedy

"Chappaquiddick"

mp3

PDF  FLASH
63

John Llewellyn Lewis

"The Rights of Labor"

  PDF  FLASH
64

Barry Morris Goldwater

Presidential Nomination Acceptance Address

mp3

PDF  FLASH
65

Stokely Carmichael

"Black Power"

Off-Site mp3

 
66

Hubert Horatio Humphrey

1948 DNC Address

Off-site Audio PDF  FLASH
67

Emma Goldman

Address to the Jury

  PDF  FLASH
68

Carrie Chapman Catt

"The Crisis"

  PDF  FLASH
69

Newton Norman Minow

"Television and the Public Interest"

mp3 PDF  FLASH
70

Edward Moore Kennedy

Eulogy for Robert Francis Kennedy

mp3 PDF  FLASH
71 Anita Faye Hill

Statement to the Senate Judiciary Committee

mp3 PDF  FLASH
72 Thomas Woodrow Wilson

League of Nations Final Address

  PDF  FLASH
73

Henry Louis ("Lou") Gehrig

Farewell to Baseball Address

   
74

Richard Milhous Nixon

Cambodian Incursion Address

mp3 PDF  FLASH
75

Carrie Chapman Catt

Address to the U.S. Congress

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76

Edward Moore Kennedy

1980 DNC Address

Off-Site.mp3 PDF  FLASH
77

Lyndon Baines Johnson

On Vietnam and Not Seeking Re-Election

mp3  
78

Franklin Delano Roosevelt

Commonwealth Club Address

  PDF  FLASH
79

Thomas Woodrow Wilson

First Inaugural Address

  PDF  FLASH
80

Mario Savio

"Sproul Hall Sit-in Speech/An End to History"

mp3  
81

Elizabeth Glaser

1992 DNC Address

Off-Site.mp3  
82

Eugene Victor Debs

"The Issue"

   
83 Margaret Higgins Sanger "Children's Era"    
84 Ursula Kroeber Le Guin "A Left-Handed Commencement Address"   PDF  FLASH
85

Crystal Eastman

"Now We Can Begin"

   
86

Huey Pierce Long

 "Share Our Wealth"   PDF  FLASH
87

Gerald Rudolph Ford

Address on Taking the Oath of Office

mp3

PDF  FLASH
88

Cesar Estrada Chavez

Speech on Ending His 25 Day Fast

   
89

Elizabeth Gurley Flynn

Statement at the Smith Act Trial

  PDF  FLASH
90

Jimmy Earl Carter

"A Crisis of Confidence"

mp3 PDF  FLASH
91

Malcolm X

"Message to the Grassroots"

Off-Site.mp3  
92

William Jefferson Clinton

Oklahoma Bombing Memorial Address

mp3 PDF  FLASH
93 Shirley Anita St. Hill Chisholm "For the Equal Rights Amendment"   PDF  FLASH
94 Ronald Wilson Reagan Brandenburg Gate Address mp3 PDF  FLASH
95 Eliezer ("Elie") Wiesel "The Perils of Indifference"

mp3

PDF  FLASH
96

Gerald Rudolph Ford

National Address Pardoning Richard M. Nixon

mp3-Excerpt

PDF  FLASH
97

Thomas Woodrow Wilson

"For the League of Nations"

  PDF  FLASH
98

Lyndon Baines Johnson

"Let Us Continue"

mp3 PDF  FLASH
99

Joseph N. Welch

"Have You No Sense of Decency"

mp3  
100

Anna Eleanor Roosevelt

Adopting the Declaration of Human Rights

mp3 PDF  FLASH

Audio Speeches #12, #14, #24, #28, #31, #32, #42, #58, #60, #62, #74, #76, courtesy of  Vincent Voice Library

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