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Great Speeches in History Audiobook

Great Speeches in History

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From Socrates to Charles I, Danton to Lincoln - here are some of history's most significant figures with their most important speeches. Fighting for justice, for freedom of speech, and sometimes even for their own lives, these orators demonstrate the finest resources of language in the service of the most dramatic issues of their day.

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  • Terry Armstrong
    Tulsa, Ok
    20/05/04
    Overall
    "my first audible title"

    this title gives the listener a wide range of great speeches given by key people throughout history. The entire selection is worth getting just for the lesser known speeches of Susan Anthony and Jefferson Davis...but I also found the ones by George Washington to be enlightening.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • QualityFinder
    NJ USA
    24/09/03
    Overall
    "Reader is excellent speaker"

    Entertaining, the speaker has good inflection in reading the speech.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Xueshu
    Sycamore, IL, USA
    6/12/03
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    "Historical Rather than Great"

    To me, only three of the speeches of the selection are truly great, the rest are merely historical.

    4 of 5 people found this review helpful
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  • Bapir
    14/07/16
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    "which history?"

    the title of this book should have been, great speeches in the history of the west and in particular Britain and North America ... the narroters are excellent, so do some of the speeches, which were all made either at time of sturgle, of war or of facing death.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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