Strong Voices by various authors audiobook

Strong Voices: Fifteen American Speeches Worth Knowing

Speeches by various authors
Introductions by Tonya Bolden
Foreword by Cokie Roberts

HarperCollins 9780062572042

Unabridged

Format: Library CD (In Stock)
  • Available on 01/21/2020

    ISBN: 9781094107370

  • Available on 01/21/2020

    ISBN: 9781094107363

  • Available on 01/21/2020

    ISBN: 9781094107387

Category: Nonfiction/History
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English

Summary

Summary

Strong Voices: Fifteen American Speeches Worth Knowing is a collection of significant speeches, made both by those who held the reins of power and those who didn’t, at significant times in American history. Read the original words—sometimes abridged and sometimes in their entirety—that have shaped our cultural fabric.

Introductions by acclaimed writer Tonya Bolden provide historical context and critical insights to the meaning and impact of every speech. This collection includes the following:

  • Patrick Henry, “Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death”
  • George Washington, Farewell Address
  • Red Jacket, “We Never Quarrel about Religion”
  • Frederick Douglass, “What to the Slave Is the Fourth of July?”
  • Sojourner Truth, “I Am a Woman’s Rights”
  • Abraham Lincoln, Gettysburg Address
  • Theodore Roosevelt, “Citizenship in a Republic”
  • Franklin Delano Roosevelt, “The Only Thing We Have to Fear Is Fear Itself”
  • Lou Gehrig, “Farewell to Baseball”
  • Langston Hughes, “On the Blacklist All Our Lives”
  • John Fitzgerald Kennedy, “We Choose to Go to the Moon”
  • Martin Luther King, Jr., “I Have a Dream”
  • Fannie Lou Hamer, “I Question America”
  • Cesar Chavez, Address to the Commonwealth Club of California, 1984
  • Hillary Rodham Clinton, “Women’s Rights Are Human Rights”

Strong Voices includes a foreword by #1 New York Times bestselling author and celebrated journalist Cokie Roberts.

Strong Voices is a tremendous introduction to the extraordinary words spoken in history.

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Author Bio: various authors

Author Bio: various authors

Author Bio: Tonya Bolden

Author Bio: Tonya Bolden

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Author Bio: Cokie Roberts

Author Bio: Cokie Roberts

Cokie Roberts is a political commentator for ABC News and a senior news analyst for National Public Radio. From 1996 to 2002, she and Sam Donaldson coanchored the weekly ABC interview program, This Week. She is the bestselling author of We Are Our Mothers’ Daughters, Ladies of Liberty, and Founding Mothers.

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Details

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Available Formats : CD, Library CD, MP3 CD
Category: Nonfiction/History
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English