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    • Barack Obama Presidency

    • The Historic Moments in Speech Series
    • By: The Speech Resource Company - producer, Robert Wikstrom - introductions
    • Narrated by: Robert Wikstrom
    • Length: 9 hrs and 34 mins
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    From civil rights lawyer to Illinois State Senator to US Senator, Barack Obama was to become the first African American president of the United States. Speeches include his nomination acceptance, the inauguration, the death of Osama bin Laden, military conflicts, national health care legislation, and more.

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    • Historic Moments in Speech: Foreign Leaders

    • By: The Speech Resource Company
    • Narrated by: Robert Wikstrom
    • Length: 8 hrs and 10 mins
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    Features a collection of some of the well-known speeches from leaders around the world. From presidents, prime ministers, czars, queens, and kings, dramatic words that changed the course of history and inspired millions worldwide. Produced by the Speech Resource Company and fully narrated by Robert Wikstrom.

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    • The War on Terror

    • The Historic Moments in Speech Series
    • By: The Speech Resource Company, Robert Wikstrom
    • Narrated by: Robert Wikstrom
    • Length: 10 hrs and 19 mins
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    As a response to the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, America led a global counterterrorism campaign of limitless scope. Its military dimension involved major wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, covert operations in Yemen and elsewhere, large-scale military assistance programs for cooperative regimes, and major increases in military spending. Included are speeches from presidents, world leaders, military personnel, and others supporting and opposing the efforts.

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    • John F. Kennedy Presidency

    • The Historic Moments in Speech Series
    • By: The Speech Resource Company - producer
    • Narrated by: Robert Wikstrom
    • Length: 9 hrs and 22 mins
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    JFK was the youngest man to ever become president of the United States. He took office during mounting Cold War tensions and escalating military activity in Vietnam. Included are speeches on the growing civil rights unrest, the Cuban missile crisis, his attempts to renew a drive for public service, and more.

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    • Historic Moments in Speech: September 11, 2001

    • By: The Speech Resource Company, Robert Wikstrom - introduction
    • Narrated by: Robert Wikstrom
    • Length: 5 hrs and 11 mins
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    At 8:45 a.m. on September 11, 2001, an American Airlines Boeing 767 crashed into the north tower of the World Trade Center in New York City leading off a series of jet crashes, destruction, and lives lost. A tribute to that day includes memorable speeches by President George W. Bush announcing the attack to the American people and conveying his support with a bullhorn to rescuers, Mayor Rudy Giuliani addressing the UN, Security Advisor Condoleezza Rice before the 9/11 Commission, and more.

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    • Political Scandals

    • The Historic Moments in Speech Series
    • By: The Speech Resource Company - producer
    • Narrated by: Robert Wikstrom
    • Length: 7 hrs and 49 mins
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    Politicians, government officials, lobbyists, party officials, and others have been accused - and some prosecuted - of various illegal, corrupt, or unethical practices throughout the years. Political Scandals includes speeches from the accused and the accusers in the political arena. Produced by the Speech Resource Company and fully narrated by Robert Wikstrom....

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    • The Civil Rights Movement

    • Historic Moments in Speech
    • By: The Speech Resource Company - editor
    • Narrated by: Robert Wikstrom
    • Length: 9 hrs and 33 mins
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    Following the Supreme Court ruling in 1954 striking down the "separate but equal" doctrine, a decade and a half of civil turbulence existed. Civil rights activists used nonviolent protest and civil disobedience to bring about change. This product tells a part of that historic time with speeches from many of those attempting to achieve racial equality.

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    • Historic Moments in Speech: Military Conflicts

    • By: The Speech Resource Company - editor
    • Narrated by: Robert Wikstrom
    • Length: 10 hrs and 30 mins
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    Speeches given during military conflicts made by world leaders, politicians, protesters, and military leaders. Featured are Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain's declaration of war entering Great Britain into World War II, the famous "Infamy" speech given to Congress by President Roosevelt the day after Japan launched a surprise attack on Pearl Harbor, and speeches about the conflicts in Korea, Vietnam, the Bay of Pigs, Lebanon, Grenada, Panama, the Gulf War, and the War on Terror.

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    • Historic Moments in Speech: The Cold War

    • By: The Speech Resource Company
    • Narrated by: Robert Wikstrom
    • Length: 8 hrs and 22 mins
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    Following World War II, through the 1990s, there existed a sense of mutual distrust between the United States and the Soviet Union. The hostile environment included American fears of a Russian plan to control the world and the USSR's resentment over US intervention in foreign countries. The Cold War includes such speeches as JFK's address to the nation on the arms buildup in Cuba and commending West Berliners on their dedication to democracy.

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    • The Evolution of Socialism in the United States

    • By: The Speech Resource Company
    • Narrated by: Robert Wikstrom
    • Length: 8 hrs and 32 mins
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    Influenced by the political philosophy of Karl Marx, German immigrants in the US formed small political parties or trade unions based on socialist principles advocating for social justice and labor reforms. The movement continued to rebel against economic inequality. Included are speeches from both sides of the argument for a more socialized society in the United States. Produced by the Speech Resource Company and fully narrated by Robert Wikstrom.

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    • The Ronald Reagan Presidency

    • By: the Speech Resource Company
    • Narrated by: Robert Wikstrom
    • Length: 13 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The 40th president of the United States, Ronald Wilson Reagan occupied the White House from 1981 to 1989. Among his many acclaimed accomplishments were the destruction of the Berlin Wall and the ultimate break-up of the Soviet Union. Speeches include his Inauguration Address ("...government is the problem"), the Brandenburg Gate ("...tear down this wall"), and many others. Produced by the Speech Resource Company and fully narrated by Robert Wikstrom.

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    • The Republicans

    • By: The Speech Resource Company - compiler
    • Narrated by: Robert Wikstrom
    • Length: 10 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Republican Party spokespeople include presidents, advisors, and candidates. Speeches are given by Barry Goldwater, Richard Nixon, Ronald Reagan, George H. W. Bush, George W. Bush, Donald Trump, and others. Words that support the party line and are meant to win elections.

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    • The Democrats

    • By: The Speech Resource Company, The Speech Resource Company - producer
    • Narrated by: Robert Wikstrom
    • Length: 9 hrs and 17 mins
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    Party leaders, officeholders, candidates, and advisors address the press and the American people. Includes the Kennedys, the Clintons, FDR, Truman, Carter, Obama, and many others explaining what the Democratic Party stands for and strategies for winning elections. Produced by the Speech Resource Company and fully narrated by Robert Wikstrom.

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    • Fireside Chats

    • By: Robert Wikstrom - introduction, The Speech Resource Company - producer and compiler
    • Narrated by: Robert Wikstrom
    • Length: 12 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Features Franklin Delano Roosevelt's Fireside Chats that were used to inform and build support for his presidency. From 1933 to 1945, families would gather around their living room radio to listen to the president explain everything from why he was closing banks to declaring war on Japan following the bombing of Pearl Harbor. Produced by the Speech Resource Company and fully narrated by Robert Wikstrom.

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    • Historic Moments in Speech: The Candidates

    • By: The Speech Resource Company, The Speech Resource Company - producer
    • Narrated by: Robert Wikstrom
    • Length: 8 hrs and 40 mins
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    From Herbert Hoover through Donald Trump, speeches, press conferences, and campaign addresses are featured from candidates running for various positions: senators and representatives, governors, mayors, state and municipal officeholders, and more. Hear what the candidates promise and pledge to those from whom they hope to gain support. Produced by the Speech Resource Company and fully narrated by Robert Wikstrom.

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    • Historic Moments in Speech: Political Conventions

    • By: The Speech Resource Company - compiler
    • Narrated by: Robert Wikstrom
    • Length: 9 hrs and 19 mins
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    Featured speeches from past political conventions include candidates, presidents, senators and members of Congress, mayors, governors, Hollywood celebrities, and more. This product includes such famous addresses as JFK's acceptance speech, Ronald Reagan's and Ted Kennedy's concession speeches, Mario Cuomo's "Tale of Two Cities", and Clint Eastwood's "Empty Chair", among others. Produced by the Speech Resource Company and fully narrated by Robert Wikstrom.

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    • Historic Moments in Speech: The Inaugurations

    • By: The Speech Resource Company
    • Narrated by: Robert Wikstrom
    • Length: 7 hrs and 46 mins
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    Every four years on January 20, the President of the United States is sworn into office. Most often following a hard-fought campaign season, the voters determine the number of electoral votes each candidate is awarded and the winner takes the oath of office given by the chief justice of the United States. The Inaugurations is a compilation of every inauguration speech given by the newly sworn-in president, from Franklin Delano Roosevelt through Donald J. Trump.

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    • The Evolution of Donald Trump

    • The Historic Moments in Speech Series
    • By: the Speech Resource Company, Robert Wikstrom - introduction
    • Narrated by: Robert Wikstrom
    • Length: 8 hrs and 49 mins
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    Some refer to Donald Trump as the American success story. While expanding his interests in real estate, sports, and entertainment, he made a decision to run and, ultimately, won the office of president of the United States. Speeches include those made before and after entering politics - announcing his candidacy, on the campaign trail, nomination acceptance, inauguration, and more.

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    • Political Debates

    • The Historic Moments in Speech Series
    • By: The Speech Resource Company, Robert Wikstrom - introduction
    • Narrated by: Robert Wikstrom
    • Length: 11 hrs and 17 mins
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    In 1960, the first televised presidential debate was broadcast featuring Vice President Richard Nixon and Senator John F. Kennedy. It instantly turned television into an important national political tool. Included are some of the classic encounters between political rivals - Reagan vs. Carter, Bill Clinton vs. George H. W. Bush vs. Ross Perot, George W. Bush vs. Al Gore, Barack Obama vs. Mitt Romney, Donald Trump vs. Hillary Clinton. 

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