John F. Kennedy's Ich Ben Ein Berliner Speech
Considered one of the best from President John F. Kennedy, the Ich bin ein Berliner speech was given on June 26, 1963, in West Berlin, Germany, during the Cold War. Though the Soviet Union, which he denounced in the speech, didn't fall for another 30 years, Kennedy's words remain a uniting force to this day.
Martin Luther King, Jr.'s I Have a Dream Speech
Empowering a generation and beyond, Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his legendary I Have a Dream speech at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC, on August 28, 1963.
Douglas MacArthur's Duty, Honor, Country
On May 12, 1962, General Douglas MacArthur delivered an acceptance speech for the Sylvanus Thayer Award at the United States Military Academy at West Point that mirrored the values and motto of the Academy, "Duty, Honor, Country".
William Faulkner's Nobel Prize Acceptance Speech
On December 10, 1950, William Faulkner delivered his speech accepting the award for the Nobel Prize in Literature at the City Hall in Stockholm, Sweden.
Richard Nixon's Resignation Speech
On August 9, 1974, Richard Nixon became the first person to ever resign the office of the President of the United States when he gave this speech from the White House in Washington, DC.
King George VI's Address to Britain
Popularized by the 2010 film The King's Speech, King George VI's speech on September 3, 1939 addressed the involvement of Britain in WWII.
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