A must have on my book shelf.
Lend Me Your Ears is very similar to a book of poetry - it is to be treasured, read and referenced over a lifetime; never to be "finished" or forgotten.
The only competition is Copeland's book and, while Copeland's is more wide-ranging and diverse, Safire reprints the speeches in their entirety.
Anything you are looking for is in here. Bought it on a whim one day looking for some inspiration. :)Published 7 months ago by Jeanette Long
This book (or reference guide) contains speeches from many famous presidents and foreign leaders that have changed the world. Read morePublished 8 months ago by PowerUser
The first edition was, and remains, the criterion reference for anyone interested and what makes Amy given speech great (as opposed to simply good or even very good). Read morePublished 10 months ago by GILES Norrington
This is the most comprehensive collection of speeches by one of the foremost literate men of our time. Good stuffPublished 13 months ago by W. Allen Ray
I'm anxious to use these in my World Studies class this year. I will be using many of these for use by my students in Close Reading assignments. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Sherrie Hendricks
Lend Me Your Ears is a collection of more than two hundred of the world's greatest speeches. The speeches are arranged by broad themes (for example, "Political Speeches" and... Read morePublished 23 months ago by David Paul Wagner
Mr Safire was a much better commentator on the English language than a selector of speeches. This volume, while weighty, is so skewed to his Republican American audience as to be... Read morePublished on September 12, 2010 by Dr Garry