Shirley Chisholm, the first African American Woman elected to Congress, addresses the US House of Representatives to argue in support of a controversial women’s rights bill; the Equal Rights Amendment.
Speeches That Changed America
Words have power. These speeches helped to change the course of American history.
On June 12, 1987, President Ronald Reagan delivers a speech to the people of West Berlin, calling upon the Soviet Union to tear down the wall that divides the city.
36th President, Lyndon B. Johnson delivers his famous speech “The Great Society”. See if you can hear any parallels to modern-day America?
Former U.S. Secretary of State, William Jennings Bryan deliver an impassioned speech regarding Imperialism
Hear House Representative Barbara Jordan delivering a speech to the House Judiciary Committee on the impeachment of Richard Nixon