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By deskofbrian On Wednesday, December 7th, 2016
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FDR’s Declaration of War- December 8th, 1941 (VIDEO and transcript)

FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT’S Speech to the U.S. Congress on December 8th, 1941 (as delivered): Mr. Vice President, Mr. Speaker, Members of the Senate, of the House of Representatives: Yesterday, December 7, 1941 More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, June 14th, 2016
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Seven Points to remember for after-dinner speaking

The greatest speeches are similar to the top theatre. There is amusement, and there is a tragedy. You make the spectators cheer and also you can touch their hearts, target them emotionally you can see a tear in More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016
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John Qunicy Adams – Amistad Speech February 24, 1841

UPDATE: City honors 175 anniversary of SCOTUS decision: The Amistad case is considered the first civil-rights legal victory in U.S. history. “The captives were always advocating for themselves, not just relying More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, March 4th, 2015
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This Day in History: Abraham Lincoln delivers second inaugural address

With the end of the Civil War in sight, President Abraham Lincoln delivered his second inaugural address 150 years ago, March 4, 1865. Described as “one of the most remarkable documents in history,” More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, April 29th, 2014
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Liberty candidate Paul Weston arrested for insulting Islam by quoting Churchill

A candidate in the European elections was arrested on suspicion of racial harrassment after quoting a passage about Islam, written by Winston Churchill, during a campaign speech. Police were told his language was More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, January 20th, 2014
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This Day in History: John F Kennedy inaugural address, ‘Ask not what your country can do’

The speech speaks for itself. Vice President Johnson, Mr. Speaker, Mr. Chief Justice, President Eisenhower, Vice President Nixon, President Truman, reverend clergy, fellow citizens, we observe today not a victory More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, January 15th, 2014
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This Day in History: Five years President George W Bush delivers his farewell address

President George W. Bush had one of the most divisive presidencies in US history with most people loving or hating the man. His farewell address, five years ago, on January 15, 2009 ushered in the Obama administration More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, April 12th, 2011
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Journalists encourage Liberals to remember FDR

Just five years after the original post in 2011, FDR’s legacy has grown even more. The term progressive is no longer a “four-letter” word and now is carried as a badge of honor. The Bernie Sanders More...


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