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Russell H. Conwell Acres of Diamonds mp3-Excerpt PDF
8 Aug 1900 William J. Bryan Against Imperialism mp3-Excerpt PDF
14 Apr 1906 Theodore Roosevelt The Man with the Muck-rake   PDF
23 May 1908 Eugene Debs The Issue (off site)    
04 Mar 1913

Woodrow Wilson

First Inaugural Address   PDF
21 Jun 1915

Anna Howard Shaw

Fundamental Principle of a Republic   PDF
07 Sep 1916

Carrie Chapman Catt

The Crisis   PDF
02 Apr 1917

Woodrow Wilson

War Message   PDF
09 Jul 1917

Emma Goldman

Address to the Jury   PDF
06 Oct 1917

Robert La Follette

Free Speech in Wartime   PDF
   Nov 1917 Carrie Chapman Catt Address to the U.S. Congress   PDF
08 Jan 1918 Woodrow Wilson The Fourteen Points   PDF
14 Feb 1919 Woodrow Wilson For the League of Nations   PDF
14 Sep 1918 Eugene Debs 1918 Statement to the Court   PDF
25 Sep 1919 Woodrow Wilson League of Nations Final Address   PDF
   Oct 1920 Crystal Eastman Now We Can Begin (off site)    
   Aug 1924 Clarence Darrow Mercy for Leopold and Loeb   PDF
   Mar 1925 Margaret Sanger The Children's Era    
23 Sep 1932

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Commonwealth Club Address   PDF
04 Mar 1933

Franklin D. Roosevelt

First Inaugural Address mp3 PDF
12 Mar 1933

Franklin D. Roosevelt

First Fireside Chat mp3 PDF
23 Feb 1934

Huey P. Long

Every Man a King   PDF
07 Mar 1935

Huey P. Long

Share Our Wealth   PDF
03 Sep 1937

John Lewis

The Rights of Labor   PDF
04 Jul 1939

Lou Gehrig

Farewell to Baseball Address    
  29 Dec 1940

Franklin D. Roosevelt

The Arsenal of Democracy mp3 PDF
08 Dec 1941 Franklin D. Roosevelt Pearl Harbor Address to the Nation mp3 PDF
06 Jan 1941 Franklin D. Roosevelt The Four Freedoms mp3 PDF
12 Mar 1947 Harry S. Truman The Truman Doctrine mp3 PDF
05 Jun 1947 George Marshall The Marshall Plan mp3 PDF
14 Jul 1948 Hubert Humphrey 1948 DNC Address Off-Site mp3 PDF
09 Dec 1948 Eleanor Roosevelt The Declaration of Human Rights mp3 PDF
28 Dec 1948 Eleanor Roosevelt The Struggle for Human Rights   PDF
01 Jun 1950 Margaret Chase Smith Declaration of Conscience   PDF
10 Dec 1950 William Faulkner Nobel Prize Acceptance Speech mp3  
19 Apr 1951 Douglas MacArthur Farewell Address to Congress mp3 PDF
26 Jul 1952 Adlai Stevenson Presidential Nomination Acceptance    
23 Sep 1952 Richard Nixon Checkers


02 Feb 1953 Elizabeth Flynn Statement at the Smith Act Trial   PDF
08 Dec 1953 Dwight Eisenhower Atoms for Peace mp3 PDF
09 Jun 1954 Joseph Welch Have You Left No Sense of Decency? mp3 PDF
12 Sep 1960 John F. Kennedy Houston Ministerial Association mp3 PDF

17 Jan 1961 Dwight Eisenhower Farewell Address mp3 PDF
20 Jan 1961 John F. Kennedy Inaugural Address mp3 PDF
09 May 1961 Newton Minow Television and the Public Interest mp3 PDF
12 May 1962 Douglas MacArthur Duty, Honor, Country mp3 PDF
10 Jun 1963 John F. Kennedy American University Commencement mp3 PDF
11 Jun 1963 John F. Kennedy Civil Rights Address mp3 PDF
22 Oct 1962 John F. Kennedy Cuban Missile Crisis Address


26 Jun 1963 John F. Kennedy Ich bin ein Berliner mp3 PDF
28 Aug 1963 Martin Luther King I Have A Dream Off-Site mp3  
03 Apr 1964 Malcolm X The Ballot or the Bullet (off site) mp3.1 mp3.2  
27 Oct 1964 Ronald Reagan A Time for Choosing mp3 PDF
22 May 1964 Lyndon Johnson The Great Society mp3 PDF
16 Jul 1964 Barry Goldwater Presidential Nomination Acceptance mp3 PDF
10 Nov 1963 Malcolm X Message to the Grassroots (off site) Off-Site.mp3  
27 Nov 1963 Lyndon Johnson Let Us Continue mp3 PDF
02 Dec 1964 Mario Savio Sproul Hall Sit-in Speech mp3  
15 Mar 1965 Lyndon Johnson We Shall Overcome mp3 PDF
06 Jun 1966 Robert F. Kennedy Day of Affirmation mp3 PDF
29 Oct 1966 Stokely Carmichael Black Power

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10 Mar 1968 Cesar Chavez Speech on Ending His 25 Day Fast    
31 Mar 1968 Lyndon Johnson On Not Seeking Re-Election mp3 PDF
04 Apr 1967 Martin Luther King A Time to Break Silence Off-Site.mp3  

03 Apr 1968 Martin Luther King I've Been to the Mountaintop Off-Site.mp3  
04 Apr 1968 Robert F. Kennedy Remarks on the Assassination of MLK mp3 PDF
08 Jun 1968 Ted Kennedy Eulogy for Robert Francis Kennedy mp3 PDF
25 Jul 1969 Ted Kennedy Chappaquiddick


03 Nov 1969 Richard Nixon The Great Silent Majority mp3 PDF
13 Nov 1969 Spiro Agnew Television News Coverage mp3 PDF
30 Apr 1970 Richard Nixon Cambodian Incursion Address mp3 PDF
10 Aug 1970 Shirley Chisholm For the Equal Rights Amendment   PDF
22 Apr 1971 John Kerry Vietnam Veterans Against the War   PDF
25 Jul 1974 Barbara Jordan On the Articles of Impeachment


08 Aug 1974 Richard Nixon Resignation Speech


09 Aug 1974 Gerald Ford Address on Taking the Oath of Office


08 Sep 1974 Gerald Ford Pardoning Richard M. Nixon


12 Jul 1976 Barbara Jordan 1976 DNC Keynote Address mp3 PDF
15 Jul 1979 Jimmy Carter A Crisis of Confidence mp3 PDF
12 Jul 1980 Ted Kennedy 1980 DNC Address mp3 PDF
20 Jan 1981 Ronald Reagan First Inaugural Address mp3 PDF
08 Mar 1983 Ronald Reagan The Evil Empire mp3 PDF
22 May 1983 Ursular Le Guin Left-Handed Commencement Address   PDF
03 Oct 1983 Ted Kennedy Truth and Tolerance in America mp3 PDF
06 Jun 1984 Ronald Reagan 40th Anniversary of D-Day Address


17 Jul 1984 Jesse Jackson 1984 DNC Address mp3 PDF
17 Jul 1984 Mario Cuomo 1984 DNC Keynote Address Off-Site.mp3  
19 Jul 1984 Geraldine Ferraro VP Nomination Acceptance mp3 PDF
13 Sep 1984 Mario Cuomo Religious Belief and Public Morality mp3  
28 Jan 1986 Ronald Reagan Shuttle 'Challenger' Disaster Address mp3 PDF
12 Jun 1987 Ronald Reagan Brandenburg Gate Address mp3 PDF
18 Jul 1988 Ann Richards 1988 DNC Keynote Address mp3 PDF
20 Jul 1988 Jesse Jackson 1988 DNC Address mp3.1 mp3.2 PDF
01 Jun 1990 Barbara Bush Wellesley College Commencement mp3 PDF
11 Oct 1991

Anita Hill

To the Senate Judiciary Committee mp3 PDF
14 Jul 1992

Elizabeth Glaser

1992 DNC Address mp3 PDF
19 Aug 1992

Mary Fisher

A Whisper of AIDS mp3 PDF
23 Apr 1995

William J. Clinton

Oklahoma Bombing Memorial Address mp3 PDF
05 Sep 1995

Hillary Clinton

Women's Rights are Human Rights mp3 PDF
12 Apr 1999

Elie Wiesel

The Perils of Indifference mp3 PDF
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