Great Speeches in History

Great Speeches in History

United States

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.

Episodes

I Have a Dream  

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

The King's Speech  

This podcast features the original King's Speech delivered by King George VI on September 3, 1939.

A Time for Choosing  

This speech is offered by AmericanRhetoric.com. This famous speech was delivered by Ronald Reagan during the 1964 U.S. presidential election campaign on behalf of Republican candidate Barry Goldwater. In the speech Reagan delivers a powerful message against socialism and the expanding influence of the U.S. government in many sectors of American life. He also presents his case for using peace through strength to win the Cold War and defend democratic freedom against the expanding communism of the Soviet Union. You can now download and listen to over 30 audio books and speeches by America's 40th President Ronald Reagan on LearnOutLoud.com.

Washington's Farewell Address  

George Washington's Farewell address, published in 1796. For more audio you can learn from, please visit www.learnoutloud.com

The Ballot or the Bullet  

The Ballot or the Bullet delivered in 1964. For more audio you can learn from, please visit www.learnoutloud.com

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

America's Thanksgiving  

America's Thanksgiving delivered by Sir Winston Churchill

Eulogy for Robert Francis Kennedy  

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The Daniel Webster Plymouth Oration  

A rendition of the Daniel Webster Plymouth Oration. For more audio you can learn from, please visit www.learnoutloud.com

JFK Accepts the Democratic Nomination for President  

A World Split Apart by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, provided by Speechworks. For more audio you can learn from, please visit www.learnoutloud.com

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