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DetailsIdeal for classroom use, this anthology also provides a valuable tool for preparing or performing public speeches. Twenty of the world's most influential and stirring public lectures includeMartin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech,Lincoln's Gettysburg Address, andPatrick Henry's "Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death!" oration.Additional speeches includePericles' fifth-century BC funeral oration,George Washington's 1784 resignation speech,Martin Luther's 1520 address to the Diet of Worms, andJonathan Edwards' 1741 sermon, "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God."Other orations includeSojourner Truth's 1851 "Ain't I a Woman?" address,Frederick Douglass's 1852 "What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?" speech,Elie Wiesel's 1999 lecture on the perils of indifference, plusspeeches by Eleanor Roosevelt,Winston Churchill,Mahatma Gandhi, Nelson Mandela, and other luminaries.Includes three selections from the Common Core State Standards Initiative: "I Have a Dream," "Gettysburg Address," and "What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?"ABOUT THE AUTHOR: James Daley is the editor of several Dover Thrift Editions, including The World's Greatest Short Stories, Classic Crime Stories, Favorite Christmas Poems, Greatest Speeches by African Americans, and Great Writers on the Art of Fiction.
SKU Code PRK B 3407 Weight in Kg 0.1000 Brand Bookwomb Dispatch Period in Days 3 ISBN No. 9780486497396 Author Name James Daley Publisher Name DOVER PUBLICATION