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Speeches in History

Abraham Lincoln - Second Inaugural Address (1865)
Abraham Lincoln - The Gettysburg Address (1863)
Al Gore - Concedes the 2000 Election (2000)
Bill Clinton - "I Am Profoundly Sorry" (1998)
Bill Clinton - "I Have Sinned" (1998) 
Cardinal Clemens von Galen - Against Nazi Euthanasia (1941)
Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce - On Surrender to US Army (1877)
Daniel O'Connell - Justice for Ireland (1836)
Dwight D. Eisenhower - On the Military-Industrial Complex (1961)
Edmund Burke - On the Death of Marie Antoinette (1793)
Edouard Daladier - Nazis' Aim is Slavery (1940)
Edward M. Kennedy - "The Cause Endures" (1980)
Edward M. Kennedy - Tribute to John F. Kennedy Jr. (1999)
Edward VIII - Abdicates the throne of England (1936)
Elie Wiesel - The Perils of Indifference (1999)
Elizabeth Cady Stanton - The Destructive Male (1868)
Elizabeth I of England - Against the Spanish Armada (1588)
Franklin D. Roosevelt - D-Day Prayer (1944)
Franklin D. Roosevelt - First Inaugural Address (1933)
Franklin D. Roosevelt - For a Declaration of War (1941)
Franklin D. Roosevelt - Third Inaugural Address (1941)
Frederick Douglass - The Hypocrisy of American Slavery (1852)
George Bush - Announcing War Against Iraq (1991)
George C. Marshall - The Marshall Plan (1947)
George Graham Vest - Tribute to Dogs (c1855)
George W. Bush - After September 11th (2001)
George Washington - Prevents the Revolt of his Officers (1783)
Gerald R. Ford - "A War That is Finished" (1975)
Gerald R. Ford - On Taking Office (1974)
Gerald R. Ford - Pardoning Richard Nixon (1974)
Gerhard Schröder - "I Express My Shame" (2005)
Giuseppe Garibaldi - Encourages His Soldiers (1860)
Harold Ickes - What is an American? (1941)
Jimmy Carter - "A Crisis of Confidence" (1979)
Jimmy Carter - Tribute to Hubert Humphrey (1977)
John F. Kennedy - "Ich bin ein Berliner" (1963)
John F. Kennedy - "We choose to go to the Moon" (1962)
John F. Kennedy - Cuban Missile Crisis (1962)
John F. Kennedy - Inaugural Address (1961)
Lou Gehrig - Farewell to Yankee Fans (1939)
Lyndon B. Johnson - Decides Not to Seek Re-election (1968)
Lyndon B. Johnson - We Shall Overcome (1965)
Maximilien Robespierre - Festival of the Supreme Being (1794)
Napoleon Bonaparte - Farewell to the Old Guard (1814)
Nelson Mandela - "I am Prepared to Die" (1964)
Neville Chamberlain - On the Nazi Invasion of Poland (1939)
Patrick Henry - Liberty or Death (1775)
Pope Benedict XVI - "In This Place of Horror" (2006) 
Pope John Paul II - At Israel's Holocaust Memorial (2000)
Richard Gephardt - "Life Imitates Farce" (1998)
Richard M. Nixon - "Checkers" (1952)
Richard M. Nixon - Resigning the Presidency (1974)
Richard M. Nixon - White House Farewell (1974)
Robert F. Kennedy - On the Death of Martin Luther King (1968)
Ronald Reagan - "Tear Down this Wall" (1987) 
Ronald Reagan - Address to British Parliament (1982)
Ronald Reagan - On the 40th Anniversary of D-Day (1984)
Ronald Reagan - On the Challenger Disaster (1986)
St. Francis of Assisi - Sermon to the Birds (1220)
Susan B. Anthony - On Women's Right to Vote (1873)
Tony Blair - To the Irish Parliament (1998)
Vyacheslav Molotov - On the Nazi Invasion of the Soviet Union (1941)
William Faulkner - On Accepting the Nobel Prize (1950)
William Lloyd Garrison - On the Death of John Brown (1859)
William Lyon Phelps - The Pleasure of Books (1933)
Winston Churchill - "Iron Curtain" (1946)
Winston Churchill - Blood, Toil, Tears and Sweat (1940)
Winston Churchill - Their Finest Hour (1940)
Woodrow Wilson - The Fourteen Points (1918)