For better, for worse, the great public speakers have always had the power to change the world. Brian MacArthur's anthology includes the most famous and notorious speeches delivered in English since 1899 as well as speeches in translation by Lenin, Stalin, Mussolini and Castro among others. From Vaclav Havel to Martin Luther King, and from Hitler winning over the industrialists to Churchill rousing the English, this anthology contains many of the masterpieces that helped shape the 20th Century. This edition has been full revised and new speeches added.
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Brian MacArthur is Associate Editor of The Times, and was the founder editor of both Today newspaper and The Times Higher Educational Supplement. For Penguin he has edited the highly successful books of TWENTIETH-CENTURY PROTEST and HISTORIC SPEECHES.
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Book Description Penguin Books, 2000. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Whether it was Winston Churchill rousing the British to war, Fidel Castro inspiring the Cuban revolution, or Bill Clinton defending himself against Monica Lewinsky , great speakers have always had the power to stir hearts, uphold great ideals, and lead nations to new frontiers. This newly revised edition of The Penguin Book of Twentieth Century Speeches includes a new introduction and twenty-nine new selections, such as the words spoken by Earl Spencer at Princess Diana 's funeral, Nelson Mandela 's "Let Freedom Sing" speech, and Bill Clinton 's 1998 apology to the American people. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0140285008
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