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The Penguin Book of Twentieth-Century Speeches

The Penguin Book of Twentieth-Century Speeches

by Brian MacArthur
     
 

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Whether it was Winston Churchill rousing the British to war, Fidel Castro inspiring the Cuban revolution, or Bill Clinton defending himself against Monica Lewinsky, great speakers have always had the power to stir hearts, uphold great ideals, and lead nations to new frontiers. This newly revised edition of The Penguin Book of

Overview

Whether it was Winston Churchill rousing the British to war, Fidel Castro inspiring the Cuban revolution, or Bill Clinton defending himself against Monica Lewinsky, great speakers have always had the power to stir hearts, uphold great ideals, and lead nations to new frontiers. This newly revised edition of The Penguin Book of Twentieth Century Speeches includes a new introduction and twenty-nine new selections, such as the words spoken by Earl Spencer at Princess Diana's funeral, Nelson Mandela's "Let Freedom Sing" speech, and Bill Clinton's 1998 apology to the American people.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780140285000
Publisher:
Viking Penguin
Publication date:
05/28/2000
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
560
Product dimensions:
5.16(w) x 7.80(h) x 1.51(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Brian MacArthur is the Executive Editor (features) for the London Times. He is also the editor of The Penguin Book of Historical Speeches.

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