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The Resource In our own words : extraordinary speeches of the American century, edited by Robert Torricelli and Andrew Carroll ; foreword by Doris Kearns Goodwin

In our own words : extraordinary speeches of the American century, edited by Robert Torricelli and Andrew Carroll ; foreword by Doris Kearns Goodwin

Label
In our own words : extraordinary speeches of the American century
Title
In our own words
Title remainder
extraordinary speeches of the American century
Statement of responsibility
edited by Robert Torricelli and Andrew Carroll ; foreword by Doris Kearns Goodwin
Title variation
Extraordinary speeches of the American century
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In Our Own Words is a record of the most impassioned, inspirational, and infuriating orations ever given by Americans in this century. Featured here are the words of poets and politicians, artists and astronauts, scoundrels and sports heroes, Native Americans and Nobel laureates, soldiers and civil rights activists, humorists and hellraisers. In Our Own Words includes over 150 speeches, sermons, eulogies, radio broadcasts, courtroom pleas, fireside chats, public tributes, and commencement addresses
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
815/.508
Index
index present
LC call number
PS661
LC item number
.I53 1999
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Torricelli, Robert G.
  • Carroll, Andrew
  • Goodwin, Doris Kearns
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Speeches, addresses, etc., American
  • United States
  • United States
  • Discours américains
  • États-Unis
  • Speeches, addresses, etc., American
  • United States
  • Rede
  • Quelle
  • USA
  • USA
http://bibfra.me/vocab/relation/writerofforeword
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Label
In our own words : extraordinary speeches of the American century, edited by Robert Torricelli and Andrew Carroll ; foreword by Doris Kearns Goodwin
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • President Theodore Roosevelt Condemns the "Muckrakers" Who Smear and Slander Honest Men
  • The Reverend Dr. Donald Sage Mackay Addresses the Question "Does God Care?" After an Earthquake Destroys San Francisco
  • W.E.B. Du Bois Issues a Call to Arms to His Fellow African Americans in the "Battle for Humanity"
  • Booker T. Washington Warns Against Confrontational Actions That May Do More Harm than Good
  • Mark Twain Speaks to Misses Tewksbury's School for Girls on Smoking, Drinking, and Lying
  • Ida B. Wells-Barnett Calls Attention to the Epidemic of Lynchings and "Mob Murder" in America
  • Chief Plenty Coup Confers with His Tribal Council on Achieving Peace Between the Great Tribes of the United States
  • The Reverend Reverdy Ransom on "White Supremacy" and an Upcoming Boxing Match Between Jack Johnson and Jim Jeffries
  • 1910-1919
  • Anarchist Emma Goldman Derides Patriotism as a "Menace to Liberty"
  • Foreword
  • Union Activist Rose Schneiderman on the Deaths of 146 Workers in the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire
  • Mrs. D.H. Bishop Offers a Harrowing Eyewitness Account of the Titanic's Last Hours
  • Doris Kearns Goodwin
  • 1900-1909
  • Don P. Halsey Extols the Virtues of Great Oratory
  • Senator Albert J. Beveridge Defends America's Right to Subjugate "Savage" Peoples and Foreign Governments
  • Senator George F. Hoar Denounces American "Imperialism"
  • Jane Addams Offers an Impassioned Tribute to George Washington on the Anniversary of His Birthday
  • Tammany Hall Politician George Washington Plunkitt Justifies "Honest Graft"
Control code
ocm41347064
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxx, 450 pages
Isbn
9781568362915
Lccn
99029995
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o41347064
  • (OCoLC)41347064
Label
In our own words : extraordinary speeches of the American century, edited by Robert Torricelli and Andrew Carroll ; foreword by Doris Kearns Goodwin
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • President Theodore Roosevelt Condemns the "Muckrakers" Who Smear and Slander Honest Men
  • The Reverend Dr. Donald Sage Mackay Addresses the Question "Does God Care?" After an Earthquake Destroys San Francisco
  • W.E.B. Du Bois Issues a Call to Arms to His Fellow African Americans in the "Battle for Humanity"
  • Booker T. Washington Warns Against Confrontational Actions That May Do More Harm than Good
  • Mark Twain Speaks to Misses Tewksbury's School for Girls on Smoking, Drinking, and Lying
  • Ida B. Wells-Barnett Calls Attention to the Epidemic of Lynchings and "Mob Murder" in America
  • Chief Plenty Coup Confers with His Tribal Council on Achieving Peace Between the Great Tribes of the United States
  • The Reverend Reverdy Ransom on "White Supremacy" and an Upcoming Boxing Match Between Jack Johnson and Jim Jeffries
  • 1910-1919
  • Anarchist Emma Goldman Derides Patriotism as a "Menace to Liberty"
  • Foreword
  • Union Activist Rose Schneiderman on the Deaths of 146 Workers in the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire
  • Mrs. D.H. Bishop Offers a Harrowing Eyewitness Account of the Titanic's Last Hours
  • Doris Kearns Goodwin
  • 1900-1909
  • Don P. Halsey Extols the Virtues of Great Oratory
  • Senator Albert J. Beveridge Defends America's Right to Subjugate "Savage" Peoples and Foreign Governments
  • Senator George F. Hoar Denounces American "Imperialism"
  • Jane Addams Offers an Impassioned Tribute to George Washington on the Anniversary of His Birthday
  • Tammany Hall Politician George Washington Plunkitt Justifies "Honest Graft"
Control code
ocm41347064
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxx, 450 pages
Isbn
9781568362915
Lccn
99029995
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o41347064
  • (OCoLC)41347064

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