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The Resource My fellow Americans : the most important speeches of America's presidents, from George Washington to George W. Bush, [compiled] by Michael Waldman ; [foreword by David Gergen]

My fellow Americans : the most important speeches of America's presidents, from George Washington to George W. Bush, [compiled] by Michael Waldman ; [foreword by David Gergen]

Label
My fellow Americans : the most important speeches of America's presidents, from George Washington to George W. Bush
Title
My fellow Americans
Title remainder
the most important speeches of America's presidents, from George Washington to George W. Bush
Statement of responsibility
[compiled] by Michael Waldman ; [foreword by David Gergen]
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Includes the voices of the presidents since Benjamin Harrison and a reading of the first presidential speech of George Washington
Cataloging source
DLC
Credits note
[Compiled] by Michael Waldman ; [foreword by David Gergen]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
J81.4
LC item number
.M93 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
PerformerNote
Narrated by George Stephanopoulos
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1960-
  • 1961-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Waldman, Michael
  • Stephanopoulos, George
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Presidents
  • Political oratory
  • United States
  • Political oratory
  • Politics and government
  • Presidents
  • United States
  • Politische Rede
  • Präsident
  • USA
Label
My fellow Americans : the most important speeches of America's presidents, from George Washington to George W. Bush, [compiled] by Michael Waldman ; [foreword by David Gergen]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
BOOK CONTAINS 2 DISCS
Accompanying material
2 audio discs (digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in.)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
  • volume
  • audio disc
Carrier category code
  • nc
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
  • text
  • spoken word
Content type code
  • txt
  • spw
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • George Washington : "The American experiment": First inaugural address, April 30, 1789 ; "These counsels of an old and affectionate friend": Farewell address, September 19, 1796 -- Thomas Jefferson : "We are all Republicans, we are all Federalists": First inaugural address, March 4, 1801 -- Andrew Jackson : "The rich and powerful too often bend the acts of government to their selfish purposes": Veto of the Bank of the United States, July 10, 1832 ; "Disunion by armed force is treason": Proclamation on nullification, December 10, 1832 -- Abraham Lincoln : "A house divided against itself cannot stand": Address to the State Republican Convention, June 16, 1858 ; "The better angels of our nature": First inaugural address, March 4, 1861 ; "A new birth of freedom": Gettysburg Address, November 19, 1863 ; "With malice toward none": Second inaugural address, March 4, 1865 -- Theodore Roosevelt : "The man with the muck-rake": Dedication of the House office building, April 15, 1906 ; "The new nationalism": Speech at Osawatomie, Kansas, August 31, 1910 -- Woodrow Wilson : "The world must be made safe for democracy": Request for declaration of war on Germany, April 2, 1917 ; "The fourteen points": Address to Congress on peace terms, January 8, 1918 -- Franklin Delano Roosevelt : "The only thing we have to fear is fear itself": First inaugural address, March 4, 1933 ; "A rendezvous with destiny": Acceptance speech for renomination, June 27, 1936 ; "The four freedoms": 1941 annual message to Congress, January 6, 1941 ; "A date which will live in infamy": Request for declaration of war against Japan, December 8, 1941 ; "Our sons, pride of our nation": D-Day prayer, June 6, 1944 -- Harry S. Truman : "The Truman Doctrine": address to Congress on Greece and Turkey, March 12, 1947 ; "Do-nothing Congress": Whistle-stop speech, September 18, 1948 -- Dwight D. Eisenhower : "Atoms for peace": Address before the UN General Assembly, December 8, 1953 ; "The military-industrial complex": Farewell address, January 17, 1961
  • John F. Kennedy : "Ask not what your country can do for you": Inaugural address, January 20, 1961 ; "Missiles in Cuba": Address to the nation on the Cuban missile crisis, October 22, 1962 ; "Let us reexamine our attitude toward the Cold War": Commencement address, American University, June 10, 1963 ; "Ich bin ein Berliner": speech at the Berlin Wall, June 26, 1963 -- Lyndon B. Johnson : "Let us continue": Address to Congress after the Kennedy assassination, November 27, 1963 ; "We shall overcome": Address to Congress on voting rights, March 15, 1965 ; "I shall not seek, and I will not accept, the nomination of my party": Speech on the Vietnam War, March 31, 1968 -- Richard M. Nixon : "The great silent majority": Address to the nation on Vietnam, November 3, 1969 ; "We have done some things wrong": Farewell address to White House staff, August 9, 1974 -- Gerald R. Ford : "Our long national nightmare is over": Remarks upon taking the oath of office, August 9, 1974 -- Jimmy Carter : "A crisis of confidence": Speech on energy and national goals, July 15, 1979 -- Ronald Reagan : "Government is not the solution to our problem; government is the problem": First inaugural address, January 20, 1981 ; "Leave Marxism-Leninism on the ash-heap of history": Address to members of British Parliament, June 8, 1982 ; "Slipped the surly bonds of earth": Address to the nation on the Challenger explosion, January 28, 1986 ; "I cannot escape responsibility": Remarks on the Iran-Contra scandal, March 4, 1987 -- George H.W. Bush : "A kinder and gentler nation": Acceptance speech, Republican Convention, August 18, 1988 -- Bill Clinton : "What would Martin Luther King say?": Remarks to the Church of God in Christ in Memphis, November 13, 1993 ; "In the face of death, let us honor life": Eulogy for the victims of the Oklahoma City bombing, April 23, 1995 ; "Let that be our gift to the twenty-first century": State of the Union address, January 27, 1998 -- George W. Bush : "Freedom and fear, justice and cruelty, have always been at war": Address to Congress after the attacks of September 11, September 20, 2001 ; "The day of your liberation is near": Address on Iraq, March 17, 2003
Control code
51984810
Dimensions
28 cm +
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
xiii, 337 pages
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781402200274
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Lccn
2003006879
Media category
  • audio
  • unmediated
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
1206486
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)51984810
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
My fellow Americans : the most important speeches of America's presidents, from George Washington to George W. Bush, [compiled] by Michael Waldman ; [foreword by David Gergen]
Publication
Note
BOOK CONTAINS 2 DISCS
Accompanying material
2 audio discs (digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in.)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
  • volume
  • audio disc
Carrier category code
  • nc
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
  • text
  • spoken word
Content type code
  • txt
  • spw
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • George Washington : "The American experiment": First inaugural address, April 30, 1789 ; "These counsels of an old and affectionate friend": Farewell address, September 19, 1796 -- Thomas Jefferson : "We are all Republicans, we are all Federalists": First inaugural address, March 4, 1801 -- Andrew Jackson : "The rich and powerful too often bend the acts of government to their selfish purposes": Veto of the Bank of the United States, July 10, 1832 ; "Disunion by armed force is treason": Proclamation on nullification, December 10, 1832 -- Abraham Lincoln : "A house divided against itself cannot stand": Address to the State Republican Convention, June 16, 1858 ; "The better angels of our nature": First inaugural address, March 4, 1861 ; "A new birth of freedom": Gettysburg Address, November 19, 1863 ; "With malice toward none": Second inaugural address, March 4, 1865 -- Theodore Roosevelt : "The man with the muck-rake": Dedication of the House office building, April 15, 1906 ; "The new nationalism": Speech at Osawatomie, Kansas, August 31, 1910 -- Woodrow Wilson : "The world must be made safe for democracy": Request for declaration of war on Germany, April 2, 1917 ; "The fourteen points": Address to Congress on peace terms, January 8, 1918 -- Franklin Delano Roosevelt : "The only thing we have to fear is fear itself": First inaugural address, March 4, 1933 ; "A rendezvous with destiny": Acceptance speech for renomination, June 27, 1936 ; "The four freedoms": 1941 annual message to Congress, January 6, 1941 ; "A date which will live in infamy": Request for declaration of war against Japan, December 8, 1941 ; "Our sons, pride of our nation": D-Day prayer, June 6, 1944 -- Harry S. Truman : "The Truman Doctrine": address to Congress on Greece and Turkey, March 12, 1947 ; "Do-nothing Congress": Whistle-stop speech, September 18, 1948 -- Dwight D. Eisenhower : "Atoms for peace": Address before the UN General Assembly, December 8, 1953 ; "The military-industrial complex": Farewell address, January 17, 1961
  • John F. Kennedy : "Ask not what your country can do for you": Inaugural address, January 20, 1961 ; "Missiles in Cuba": Address to the nation on the Cuban missile crisis, October 22, 1962 ; "Let us reexamine our attitude toward the Cold War": Commencement address, American University, June 10, 1963 ; "Ich bin ein Berliner": speech at the Berlin Wall, June 26, 1963 -- Lyndon B. Johnson : "Let us continue": Address to Congress after the Kennedy assassination, November 27, 1963 ; "We shall overcome": Address to Congress on voting rights, March 15, 1965 ; "I shall not seek, and I will not accept, the nomination of my party": Speech on the Vietnam War, March 31, 1968 -- Richard M. Nixon : "The great silent majority": Address to the nation on Vietnam, November 3, 1969 ; "We have done some things wrong": Farewell address to White House staff, August 9, 1974 -- Gerald R. Ford : "Our long national nightmare is over": Remarks upon taking the oath of office, August 9, 1974 -- Jimmy Carter : "A crisis of confidence": Speech on energy and national goals, July 15, 1979 -- Ronald Reagan : "Government is not the solution to our problem; government is the problem": First inaugural address, January 20, 1981 ; "Leave Marxism-Leninism on the ash-heap of history": Address to members of British Parliament, June 8, 1982 ; "Slipped the surly bonds of earth": Address to the nation on the Challenger explosion, January 28, 1986 ; "I cannot escape responsibility": Remarks on the Iran-Contra scandal, March 4, 1987 -- George H.W. Bush : "A kinder and gentler nation": Acceptance speech, Republican Convention, August 18, 1988 -- Bill Clinton : "What would Martin Luther King say?": Remarks to the Church of God in Christ in Memphis, November 13, 1993 ; "In the face of death, let us honor life": Eulogy for the victims of the Oklahoma City bombing, April 23, 1995 ; "Let that be our gift to the twenty-first century": State of the Union address, January 27, 1998 -- George W. Bush : "Freedom and fear, justice and cruelty, have always been at war": Address to Congress after the attacks of September 11, September 20, 2001 ; "The day of your liberation is near": Address on Iraq, March 17, 2003
Control code
51984810
Dimensions
28 cm +
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
xiii, 337 pages
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781402200274
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Lccn
2003006879
Media category
  • audio
  • unmediated
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
1206486
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)51984810
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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