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American Speeches: Political Oratory from the Revolution to the Civil War and Political Oratory from Abraham Lincoln to Bill Clinton
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  • Priscilla Finley, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Document Type
Book Review
Publication Date
1-1-2007
Publisher
American Library Association
Abstract
Ted Widmer (director, John Carter Brown Library; speechwriter, Clinton administration) has selected significant familiar examples of political oratory for this two-volume set. The first volume covers the Revolution to the Civil War, and includes selections from the expected Founding Fathers as well as leaders in the antislavery, women's rights, and labor movements.
Keywords
  • Books — Reviews; Political oratory; United States
Language
English
Citation Information
Priscilla Finley. "American Speeches: Political Oratory from the Revolution to the Civil War and Political Oratory from Abraham Lincoln to Bill Clinton" Choice Vol. 44 Iss. 8 (2007) p. 1
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/pfinley/20/