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The Resource My fellow Americans : the most important speeches of America's presidents, from George Washington to Barack Obama, [compiled by] Michael Waldman ; foreword by David Gergen ; CDs narrated by George Stephanopoulos

My fellow Americans : the most important speeches of America's presidents, from George Washington to Barack Obama, [compiled by] Michael Waldman ; foreword by David Gergen ; CDs narrated by George Stephanopoulos

Label
My fellow Americans : the most important speeches of America's presidents, from George Washington to Barack Obama
Title
My fellow Americans
Title remainder
the most important speeches of America's presidents, from George Washington to Barack Obama
Statement of responsibility
[compiled by] Michael Waldman ; foreword by David Gergen ; CDs narrated by George Stephanopoulos
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Presents the texts of forty-five speeches from American presidents, along with an audio disc of recordings of some of the speeches
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
J81.4
LC item number
.M93 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
PerformerNote
Narrated by George Stephanopoulos
Label
My fellow Americans : the most important speeches of America's presidents, from George Washington to Barack Obama, [compiled by] Michael Waldman ; foreword by David Gergen ; CDs narrated by George Stephanopoulos
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes 2 CDs (compact discs) with the voices of the presidents since Benjamin Harrison and a reading of the first presidential speech of George Washington
Accompanying material
2 sound discs (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p.347-360)
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
  • George Washington. "The American experiment" : first inaugural address -- "These counsels of an old and affectionate friend" : farewell address. Thomas Jefferson. "We are all Republicans, we are all Federalists" : first inaugural address. Andrew Jackson. "The rich and powerful too often bend the acts of government to their selfish purposes" : veto of the Bank of the United States -- "Disunion by armed force is treason" : Proclamation on Nullification. Abraham Lincoln. "A house divided against itself cannot stand" : address to the State Republican Convention -- "The better angels of our nature" : first inaugural address -- "A new birth of freedom" : Gettysburg address -- "With malice toward none" : second inaugural address. Theodore Roosevelt. "The man with the muck-rake" : dedication of the House Office Building -- "The new nationalism" : speech at Osawatomie, Kansas. Woodrow Wilson. "The world must be made safe for democracy" : request for declaration of war on Germany -- "Fourteen points" : address to Congress on peace terms. Franklin Delano Roosevelt. "The only thing we have to fear is fear itself" : first inaugural address -- "A rendezvous with destiny" : acceptance speech for renomination -- "Four freedoms" : 1941 annual message to Congress -- "A date which will live in infamy" : request for declaration of war against Japan -- "Our sons, pride of our nation" : D-Day prayer. Harry S. Truman. "The Truman Doctrine" : address to Congress on Greece and Turkey -- "Do-nothing Congress" : whistle-stop speech. Dwight D. Eisenhower. "Atoms for peace" : address before the UN General Assembly -- "Military-industrial complex" : farewell address. John F. Kennedy. "Ask not what your country can do for you" : inaugural address
  • John F. Kennedy. "Missiles in Cuba" : address to the nation on the Cuban missle crisis -- "Let us reexamine our attitude toward the cold war" : commencement address, American University -- "Ich bin ein Berliner" : speech at the Berlin Wall. Lyndon B. Johnson. "Let us continue" : address to Congress after the Kennedy assassination -- "We shall overcome" : address to Congress on voting rights -- "I shall not seek, and I will not accept, the nomination of my party" : speech on the Vietnam War. Richard M. Nixon. "The great silent majority" : address to the nation on Vietnam -- "We have done some things wrong" : farewell address to White House staff. Gerald R. Ford. "Our long national nightmare is over" : remarks upon taking the oath of office. Jimmy Carter. "A crisis of confidence" : speech on energy and national goals. Ronald Reagan. "Government is not the solution to our problem ; government is the problem" : first inaugural address -- "Leave Marxism-Leninism on the ash-heap of history" : address to members of the British Parliament -- "Slipped the surly bonds of earth" : address to the nation on the Challenger explosion -- "I cannot escape responsibility" : remarks on the Iran-Contra scandal. George H.W. Bush. "A kinder and gentler nation" : acceptance speech, Republican Convention. Bill Clinton. "What would Martin Luther King say" : remarks to the Church of God in Christ in Memphis -- "In the face of death, let us honor life" : eulogy for the victims of the Oklahoma City bombing -- "Let that be our gift to the twenty-first century" : State of the Union address. George W. Bush. "Freedom and fear, justice and cruelty, have always been at war" : address to Congress after the attacks of September 11, 2001 -- "The day of your liberation is near" : address on Iraq. Barack Obama. "A more perfect union" : remarks in Philadelphia -- "I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true" : remarks to the House Democratic Caucus
Control code
ocn515413099
Dimensions
28 cm. +
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
xiii, 364 p.
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781402243677
Other physical details
ill.
Special playback characteristics
unknown
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)515413099
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
My fellow Americans : the most important speeches of America's presidents, from George Washington to Barack Obama, [compiled by] Michael Waldman ; foreword by David Gergen ; CDs narrated by George Stephanopoulos
Publication
Note
Includes 2 CDs (compact discs) with the voices of the presidents since Benjamin Harrison and a reading of the first presidential speech of George Washington
Accompanying material
2 sound discs (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p.347-360)
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
  • George Washington. "The American experiment" : first inaugural address -- "These counsels of an old and affectionate friend" : farewell address. Thomas Jefferson. "We are all Republicans, we are all Federalists" : first inaugural address. Andrew Jackson. "The rich and powerful too often bend the acts of government to their selfish purposes" : veto of the Bank of the United States -- "Disunion by armed force is treason" : Proclamation on Nullification. Abraham Lincoln. "A house divided against itself cannot stand" : address to the State Republican Convention -- "The better angels of our nature" : first inaugural address -- "A new birth of freedom" : Gettysburg address -- "With malice toward none" : second inaugural address. Theodore Roosevelt. "The man with the muck-rake" : dedication of the House Office Building -- "The new nationalism" : speech at Osawatomie, Kansas. Woodrow Wilson. "The world must be made safe for democracy" : request for declaration of war on Germany -- "Fourteen points" : address to Congress on peace terms. Franklin Delano Roosevelt. "The only thing we have to fear is fear itself" : first inaugural address -- "A rendezvous with destiny" : acceptance speech for renomination -- "Four freedoms" : 1941 annual message to Congress -- "A date which will live in infamy" : request for declaration of war against Japan -- "Our sons, pride of our nation" : D-Day prayer. Harry S. Truman. "The Truman Doctrine" : address to Congress on Greece and Turkey -- "Do-nothing Congress" : whistle-stop speech. Dwight D. Eisenhower. "Atoms for peace" : address before the UN General Assembly -- "Military-industrial complex" : farewell address. John F. Kennedy. "Ask not what your country can do for you" : inaugural address
  • John F. Kennedy. "Missiles in Cuba" : address to the nation on the Cuban missle crisis -- "Let us reexamine our attitude toward the cold war" : commencement address, American University -- "Ich bin ein Berliner" : speech at the Berlin Wall. Lyndon B. Johnson. "Let us continue" : address to Congress after the Kennedy assassination -- "We shall overcome" : address to Congress on voting rights -- "I shall not seek, and I will not accept, the nomination of my party" : speech on the Vietnam War. Richard M. Nixon. "The great silent majority" : address to the nation on Vietnam -- "We have done some things wrong" : farewell address to White House staff. Gerald R. Ford. "Our long national nightmare is over" : remarks upon taking the oath of office. Jimmy Carter. "A crisis of confidence" : speech on energy and national goals. Ronald Reagan. "Government is not the solution to our problem ; government is the problem" : first inaugural address -- "Leave Marxism-Leninism on the ash-heap of history" : address to members of the British Parliament -- "Slipped the surly bonds of earth" : address to the nation on the Challenger explosion -- "I cannot escape responsibility" : remarks on the Iran-Contra scandal. George H.W. Bush. "A kinder and gentler nation" : acceptance speech, Republican Convention. Bill Clinton. "What would Martin Luther King say" : remarks to the Church of God in Christ in Memphis -- "In the face of death, let us honor life" : eulogy for the victims of the Oklahoma City bombing -- "Let that be our gift to the twenty-first century" : State of the Union address. George W. Bush. "Freedom and fear, justice and cruelty, have always been at war" : address to Congress after the attacks of September 11, 2001 -- "The day of your liberation is near" : address on Iraq. Barack Obama. "A more perfect union" : remarks in Philadelphia -- "I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true" : remarks to the House Democratic Caucus
Control code
ocn515413099
Dimensions
28 cm. +
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
xiii, 364 p.
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781402243677
Other physical details
ill.
Special playback characteristics
unknown
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)515413099
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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