Great American speeches 80 years of political oratory Program two

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A collection of speeches, each with an introductory and concluding segment. Includes: the declaration of war on Japan by Franklin D. Roosevelt, Roosevelt's response to Republican allegations of budgetary waste surrounding his dog, Fala, George Patton's controverial speech in support of World War II, delivered on Jan. 9, 1945, excerpts of the pro-union filibuster before a congressional committee studying mine safety by John. L. Lewis, and Douglas MacArthur's retirement speech, delivered before Congress on Apr. 20, 1951.
Powell, Jody 1943; Roosevelt, Franklin D. 1882-1945. (Franklin Delano); MacArthur, Douglas 1880-1964; Patton, George S. 1885-1945. (George Smith); Lewis, John Llewellyn 1880-1969
Pieri & Spring Productions; Films for the Humanities (Firm)
North American Culture; American Culture; Government, Law, Politics; Government, Law, Politics; War, Military; War and International Conflicts; Speeches, addresses, etc., American; Political oratory United States; United States Politics and government 1933-1945; United States Politics and government 1945-1953
North America; United States
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39 minutes; color


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Host, Jody Powell.
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Filename: lms-090187; Fedora 2 PID: umd:1816; Handle Identifier: hdl:1903.1/1028; OCLC: ocm38126786; Catalog Key: alephsys002403885; Catalog Key: FFH 6920

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