THE GREATEST SPEECHES OF ALL TIME
BOXED SET: 3 DVDs
Ten clips in Volume 1 include FDR’s 1942 State of the Union address, Churchill’s WWII eloquence, General MacArthur’s farewell to Congress; Harry Truman’s fiery "Give ‘Em Hell" speeches; JFK’s inaugural address; MLK’s sermon the night before his assassination, Robert Kennedy’s touching eulogy after MLK’s death, Richard Nixon’s resignation, and Ronald Reagan’s inaugural and farewell addresses. Volume 2 (14 clips) includes more FDR selections, Nixon’s "Checkers" speech, Mario Cuomo at the 1984 Democratic National Convention, more Reagan speeches, and Clinton’s second inaugural address. Volume 3 (15 clips) has Huey Long talking about the “redistribution of wealth,” attorney Joseph Welch facing off with Joe McCarthy, JFK’s speech introducing civil rights legislation, Gerald Ford announcing his pardon of Richard Nixon, Jimmy Carter on the energy crisis, and more.
7 and up
Black-and-white and color