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Great Speeches in History

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From Socrates to Charles I, Danton to Lincoln – here are some of history’s most significant figures with their most important speeches. Fighting for justice, for freedom of speech, and sometimes even for their own lives, these orators demonstrate the finest resources of language in the service of the most dramatic issues of their day.

From Socrates to Charles I, Danton to Lincoln – here are some of history’s most significant figures with their most important speeches. Fighting for justice, for freedom of speech, and sometimes even for their own lives, these orators demonstrate the finest resources of language in the service of the most dramatic issues of their day.
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From Socrates to Charles I, Danton to Lincoln – here are some of history’s most significant figures with their most important speeches. Fighting for justice, for freedom of speech, and sometimes even for their own lives, these orators demonstrate the finest resources of language in the service of the most dramatic issues of their day.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Various Narrators, Samuel West, Elizabeth Bell, Peter Marinker

Length:

2h 39m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

11:50


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

14:10


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

11:15


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

03:12


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

02:28


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

06:12


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

07:17


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

03:26


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

06:12


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

07:03


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

02:26


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

04:06


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

06:25


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

07:11


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

04:48


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

04:17


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

06:34


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

04:12


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

07:47


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

02:55


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

04:22


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

03:57


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

06:58


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

03:22


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

08:45


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

08:25