The passing of time allows many speeches to take on a deeper meaning and poignancy.
Others have become an iconic part of our times.
Alan J. Whiticker’s Speeches that Shaped the World is a collection of the most potent and memorable speeches throughout history. These speeches highlight recurring themes such as politics and power, war and peace, civil rights and human rights. What they all have in common is the power to inspire—emotionally, politically and socially.
In this brilliant collection, many of history’s greatest orators and pivotal moments are featured. These speeches shaped and changed the world. Different eras and many nations are represented, with several speeches from famous women—speeches of clarity and hope. Along with famous names like John F. Kennedy, Martin Luther King, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, Mahatma Gandhi, Nelson Mandela, Margaret Thatcher and Hillary Clinton there are also lesser known orators who are remembered for making their mark on history.