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Famous Speeches

Marshall's Speech and Winning the Peace

William Lambers | Posted 06.05.2015 | Impact
William Lambers

On June 5, 1947 America's greatest peace adventure got started with a speech by Secretary of State George C. Marshall. It was a commencement address at Harvard University. It set in motion a masterful plan to rebuild Europe from the ashes of World War II.

The Most Passionate Rants and Speeches of the Obama Presidency

Tyler Wells Lynch | Posted 11.26.2012 | Politics
Tyler Wells Lynch

I want to celebrate those with a knack for public speaking -- whether impromptu or rehearsed, citizen or politician, liberal or conservative. Here are the most passionate outbursts, rants, soapbox speeches, and celebrations of free speech during the Obama presidency.

The Power of One - How a Revolution Is Made

Fernando Espuelas | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Fernando Espuelas

Nicolae Ceausescu today is the iconic example of the arrogance of power brought to an end by the will of the people.