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Prepare for the upcoming US Presidential Election by watching Speeches of the past
In Volume 2 of The Speeches Collection, epoch-making speeches by four great US Presidents of the 20th Century illustrate American political oration at its finest.
It isn t easy to come before a nationwide audience and air your life...
Listen to Richard Nixon s controversial 1952 Checkers Speech alongside later public addresses made at the time of his unsuccessful 1960 bid for the US Presidency, his 1968 landslide victory and humbling 1973 resignation.
Hostilities exist. There is no blinking at the fact that our people, our territory and our interests are in grave danger.
Hear Franklin Delano Roosevelt roll out the New Deal for a country gripped by the Depression, condemn the bombing of Pearl Harbor as a date which will live in infamy, and inspire a nation during the Second World War.
In this war more than any other in history... we find the forces of evil more distinctly arraigned against decency and respect for humankind than ever before.
Listen in on highlights from the brilliant career of soldier turned statesman Dwight D. Eisenhower s, from inspirational remarks delivered at Sandstone, England on March 11, 1944, to a press conference in May 1960 in which Ike defended his controversial foreign policy of open skies.
Tragic fate has thrust upon us grave responsibilities. We must carry on.
Hear a triumphant Harry S. Truman accept the Democratic nomination for Vice President on July 21, 1944 and, only nine months later, deliver a grim but resolute State of the Union address as he assumes the presidency after the unexpected death of Franklin D. Roosevelt.
MPI Home Video is proud to present this 2-disc Collector s Edition DVD that puts you in the room as history is made.
Over four hours of footage on two discs!