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Great Speeches in History

Great Speeches in History is a podcast devoted to the great thinkers, statesman and other public orators that have graced us throughout history with their words. Each week LearnOutLoud.com will offer up a new speech in audio format. Please visit www.learnoutloud.com for more educational audio and video.

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The Gettysburg Address

The Gettysburg Address by Abraham Lincoln as recited by Colin Powell. This audio presentation is provided by American Rhetoric. For more audio you can learn from, please visit www.learnoutloud.com

3mins

3 Jul 2009

Rank #1

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The Obama 2004 DNC Keynote Address

The Obama Keynote address to the 2004 Democratic National Convention. This audio presentation is provided by American Rhetoric. For more audio you can learn from, please visit www.learnoutloud.com

17mins

17 Jan 2009

Rank #2

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Ronald Reagan's Inaugural Address

Ronald Reagan addresses the world in his first speech as president of the United States on January 20th 1981. This audio presentation is provided by American Rhetoric. For more audio you can learn from, please visit www.learnoutloud.com

22mins

26 Mar 2009

Rank #3

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Duty, Honor, Country

MacArthur addresses the cadets at West Point Military Academy, May 12, 1962. This audio presentation is provided by SpeechWorks. For more audio you can learn from, please visit www.learnoutloud.com

20mins

17 Jun 2009

Rank #4

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Robert F. Kennedy marks the Death of Martin Luther King

Here Robert F. Kennedy remarks to a stunned crowd on the passing of Martin Luther King just hours after it happened. This audio presentation is provided by American Rhetoric. For more audio you can learn from, please visit www.learnoutloud.com

6mins

21 Feb 2009

Rank #5

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Beyond Vietnam

Beyond Vietnam, Delivered 4 April 1967, at a meeting of Clergy and Laity Concerned at Riverside Church in New York City. For more audio you can learn from, please visit www.learnoutloud.com

55mins

19 Jan 2010

Rank #6

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America's Thanksgiving

America's Thanksgiving delivered by Sir Winston Churchill

4mins

7 Nov 2009

Rank #7

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The Eisenhower Farewell Address

The Eisenhower farewell address to the nation provided by American Rhetoric. For more audio you can learn from, please visit www.learnoutloud.com

16mins

6 Dec 2008

Rank #8

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Eulogy for Robert Francis Kennedy

Ted Kennedy's eulogy for his brother Robert F. Kennedy following his assasination.

10mins

1 Sep 2009

Rank #9

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I Have a Dream

This podcast features Martin Luther King Jr's landmark I Have A Dream Speech, delivered on August 28th, 1963.

16mins

28 Aug 2013

Rank #10