Document Type

Book Review

Abstract

Ted Widmer (director, John Carter Brown Library; speechwriter, Clinton administration) has selected significant familiar examples of political oratory for this two-volume set. The first volume covers the Revolution to the Civil War, and includes selections from the expected Founding Fathers as well as leaders in the antislavery, women's rights, and labor movements.

Keywords

Books — Reviews; Political oratory; United States

Disciplines

Library and Information Science | Other History | Speech and Rhetorical Studies | United States History


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