Classic American Speeches (Barnes & Noble Collectible Editions)
  • Classic American Speeches (Barnes & Noble Collectible Editions)
  • Classic American Speeches (Barnes & Noble Collectible Editions)
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Classic American Speeches (Barnes & Noble Collectible Editions)

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Classic American Speeches is a treasury of some of the greatest moments in American oratory of the last 200 years. Its more than seventy selections include Patrick Henry's "Give Me Liberty, or Give Me Death" speech, George Washington's Farewell Address, Abraham Lincoln's "A House Divided" speech and Gettysburg Address, Franklin Delano Roosevelt's declaration

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Classic American Speeches is a treasury of some of the greatest moments in American oratory of the last 200 years. Its more than seventy selections include Patrick Henry's "Give Me Liberty, or Give Me Death" speech, George Washington's Farewell Address, Abraham Lincoln's "A House Divided" speech and Gettysburg Address, Franklin Delano Roosevelt's declaration of war against Japan, John F. Kennedy's inaugural address, and George W. Bush's "Remarks at the National Day of Prayer and Remembrance" following the 9/11 attacks.

In addition it includes landmark historical speeches by:
 

  • Susan B. Anthony
  • Frederick Douglass
  • Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • Thomas Jefferson
  • Richard M. Nixon
  • Barack Obama
  • Ronald Reagan
  • Harry S. Truman
  • Booker T. Washington
  • Daniel Webster
and others.
 
 
Classic American Speeches is one of Barnes & Noble's Collectible Editions classics. Each volume features authoritative texts by the world's greatest authors in an exquisitely designed bonded-leather binding., with distinctive gilt edging and a silk-ribbon bookmark. Decorative, durable, and collectible, these books offer hours of pleasure to readers young and old and are an indispensible cornerstone for every home library.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781435146716
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
04/03/2014
Series:
Barnes & Noble Collectible Editions Series
Pages:
800
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.40(h) x 2.00(d)

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