Strong Voices: Fifteen American Speeches Worth Knowing is a collection of significant speeches, made both by those who held the reins of power and those who didnA??t, at significant times in American history. Read the original wordsA??sometimes abridged and sometimes in their entiretyA??that have shaped our cultural fabric.
Introductions by acclaimed writer Tonya Bolden provide historical context and critical insights to the meaning and impact of every speech. This collection includes the following:
-Patrick Henry, A??Give Me Liberty or Give Me DeathA?
-George Washington, Farewell Address
-Red Jacket, A??We Never Quarrel about ReligionA?
-Frederick Douglass, A??What to the Slave Is the Fourth of July?A?
-Sojourner Truth, A??I Am a WomanA??s RightsA?
-Abraham Lincoln, Gettysburg Address
-Theodore Roosevelt, A??Citizenship in a RepublicA?
-Franklin Delano Roosevelt, A??The Only Thing We Have to Fear Is Fear ItselfA?
-Lou Gehrig, A??Farewell to BaseballA?
-Langston Hughes, A??On the Blacklist All Our LivesA?
-John Fitzgerald Kennedy, A??We Choose to Go to the MoonA?
-Martin Luther King, Jr., A??I Have a DreamA?
-Fannie Lou Hamer, A??I Question AmericaA?
-Cesar Chavez, Address to the Commonwealth Club of California, 1984
-Hillary Rodham Clinton, A??WomenA??s Rights Are Human RightsA?
Strong Voices includes a foreword by #1 New York Times bestselling author and celebrated journalist Cokie Roberts.
Strong Voices is a tremendous introduction to the extraordinary words spoken in history.
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