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Great Speeches in History

From Socrates to Charles I, Danton to Lincoln—here are some of history’s most significant figures with their most important speeches. Fighting for justice, for freedom of speech, and sometimes even for their own lives, these orators demonstrate the finest resources of language in the service of the most dramatic issues of their day.



Disc 1

  Great Speeches in History
1.   Socrates - 399 BC 00:11:47
2.   Demosthenes - 330 BC 00:14:08
3.   Cicero - 63BC 00:11:12
4.   William Of Normandy - 1066 00:03:10
5.   John Ball - 1381 00:02:25
6.   Martin Luther - 1521 00:06:09
7.   Sir Thomas More - 1535 00:07:14
8.   Queen Elizabeth I - 1588 00:03:24
9.   Queen Elizabeth I - 1601 00:06:09
10.   King Charles I - 1649 00:07:01
11.   Oliver Cromwell - 1653 00:02:23
12.   William Pitt The Elder - 1741 00:04:03


Disc 2

  Great Speeches in History
1.   Edmund Burke - 1744 00:06:22
2.   Patrick Henry - 1775 00:07:08
3.   Samuel Adams - 1776 00:04:46
4.   William Pitt The Younger - 1792 00:04:14
5.   Thomas Erskine - 1792 00:06:32
6.   Georges Danton - 1793 00:04:10
7.   Charles James Fox - 1795 00:07:44
8.   George Canning - 1798 00:02:53
9.   Robert Emmett - 1802 00:04:19
10.   Lord Macaulay - 1831 00:03:55
11.   John Bright - 1855 00:06:55
12.   Abraham Lincoln - 1863 00:03:20
13.   Emile Zola - 1898 00:08:42
14.   Emmeline Pankhurst - 1912 00:08:22

Total Playing Time: 02:38:27






Reader(s):
Bell, Elizabeth; Marinker, Peter; Rodway, Norman; West, Samuel

Label: Naxos AudioBooks

Genre: History

Catalogue No: NA208312

Barcode: 0730099008327

Physical Release: 05/1996

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